#Young Adult Publishing

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Faber Children's scoops 'seductive' French YA novel

Faber Children's has bought a “seductive and spine-tinglingly brilliant” French YA novel after only reading a short translation sample. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DFB buys 'explosive' first YA novel from Shaw

David Fickling Books has bought Fiona Shaw’s first YA novel, “an explosive thriller”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kirkus Collections wants to make it easier to find YA books that reflect America

Kids these days apparently want to read books that reflect their lives. So following that whole supply-and-demand thing we all learned in Economics 101, Kirkus is giving the people what they want. They’ve just launched Kirkus Collections, which brings together Young Adult and children’s lit... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s how sleuths got the YA book “Handbook for Mortals” pulled from NYT’s best-seller list

The young-adult novel Handbook for Mortals by Lani Sarem pulled off the impressive feat of debuting at No. 1 on the New York Times Young Adult Hardcover best-seller chart. It then pulled off the equally impressive feat of getting yanked almost immediately for what a Times rep told Vulture were... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times pulls YA novel from bestseller list after reports of fake sales

Lani Sarem’s Handbook for Mortals was taken off the No 1 spot after fellow YA authors, sceptical of ‘a book that no one has heard of’, uncovered a pattern of strategic preordersA young adult novel has been removed from the No 1 position on the New York Times bestseller lists, after detective... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Did a YA book buy its way to the top of the New York Times bestseller list?

For a few hours, a debut author shone at the top of the N.Y. Times bestseller list Thursday. But after online commenters questioned how the book got there, the paper removed "Handbook for Mortals" by Lani Sarem. What happened? Author Phil Stamper thought it was strange when "Handbook for Mortals"... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How can Young Adult literature attract new readers?

Charlotte Wilson asks what publishers are doing to reach non-YA readers, and suggests how to attract new readers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Changeover: Classic Kiwi YA novel gets a creepy cinematic do-over

Some movie stars come to New Zealand for the adventure, others for the spectacular scenery. Not Timothy Spall. First thing he does when he's here for work is take advantage of our cheap underwear. Speaking for the first time about his time in Christchurch last Spring making an adaptation of... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Canada’s Kids Can Press to Adapt YouTube ‘Carmilla’ Series into YA Book

Following the cult success on YouTube of the vlog-series ‘Carmilla,’ a book deal has been struck between Toronto’s Kids Can Press and Shaftesbury films. 0″ height=”276″ /> Poster artwork for the coming film treatment of ‘Carmilla’[/caption] n a statement from the Los Angeles presentation of... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lawrence's Orangeboy scoops YA Book Prize

Patrice Lawrence has won The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize 2017 for her “accomplished” and “page-turning” début novel, contemporary urban thriller Orangeboy (Hodder Children’s Books). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: YA Editors Emphasize The Transformative Magic of Books

Five young adult book editors emphasized that the magic of books can change young people’s lives, even save the world, during this year’s YA book buzz panel. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Poehler buys film rights to Hodder's feminist YA novel

Hodder Children’s Books, part of the Hachette Children’s Group, has acquired Moxie, a "timely and empowering" feminist YA novel from US author Jennifer Mathieu. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key bags new YA books from Robert Muchamore

Hot Key Books has acquired two standalone YA novels from Robert Muchamore, author of bestselling YA series Cherub. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA Book Prize shortlist announced

Three début authors are up against children’s book heavyweights Malorie Blackman and Francesca Simon on the 10-strong YA Book Prize 2017 shortlist. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven YA authors collaborate on novel for MCB

Macmillan Children's Books has acquired a “unique collaborative novel” from seven UK Young Adult authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber snaps up YA verse novel about gun crime

Faber Children's will publish a YA verse novel about American gun crime from author Jason Reynolds. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Troika acquires YA holocaust novel

Independent publisher Troika Books has bought a YA novel about Hitler’s attempted extermination of the Roma and Sinti people. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UEL launches writers prize for young adults

The University of East London is launching a new literary fiction prize for young adults, the CityLife Prize for Fiction for Young Writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author wins Edinburgh First Book Award

YA author Kathryn Evans has won the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award for her début novel, More of Me (Usborne). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Kids' and YA Books: Week of October 31, 2016

Hitting shelves next week are a picture book tribute to the creator of Peter Rabbit, a middle grade novel featuring two pranksters, and a YA novel centering on the romance of two teens from different worlds. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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