10 Thrillers Based on Real-Life Events

Ben McPherson, author of the new suspense novel 'Love and Other Lies,' picks ten exceptional thrillers based on real-life events. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Emotive' debut based on real-life story to Urbane

Urbane Publications has signed The Huntingfield Paintress, the debut novel by writer Pamela Holmes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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They all think they’re Indiana Jones in ‘Chasing the Thrill,’ a tale of a real-life treasure hunt

Daniel Barbarisi’s book tracks a wild quest for loot buried by an eccentric millionaire in the mountains near Santa Fe. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-21 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Gary Paulsen’s Real-Life Survival Guide

“Gone to the Woods” is a memoir so rife with childhood trauma he wrote it in the third person. Continue reading at The New York Times

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10 Audiobook Thrillers With Complicated Relationships

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How indie rocker Mikel Jollett overcame the toxic events in his life

"Hollywood Park," a new memoir from the frontman for the Airborne Toxic Event, recounts his childhood in L.A.'s Synanon cult — and his recovery. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Virtual events should 'mirror the real world', says Orion's Wilding

Maura Wilding has urged publicists and marketing teams to think about "mirroring the real world" when organising online events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digiday Publishing Summit Europe Event Briefing: Life after the cookie

At this week’s Digiday Publishing Summit Europe in Dubrovnik, Croatia, publishing executives discussed what life might look like after the third-party cookie and how they are diversifying their revenue streams beyond traditional ads. The post Digiday Publishing Summit Europe Event Briefing: Life... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-03-06 05:01:14 UTC ]
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Bestselling author and real-life Hemingway hero Clive Cussler has died.

Clive Cussler, the author of more than 85 books, written over 4 decades, died at home on Monday, February 24, at the age of 88. Cussler was a major bestseller in his lifetime, selling over 100 million copies of his thrillers and adventure novels, and hitting The New York Times‘s bestseller list... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Niantic announces real-world events for its Pokémon and Harry Potter games

Niantic's real-world events for 2019 were so successful that they generated $249 million in tourism revenue across Chicago, Dortmund and Montréal. That's what the company has revealed in a new events website, which it launched alongside its fe... Continue reading at Engadget

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Column: Julie Andrews relives her glorious, complicated, very real Hollywood life in her new memoir

From behind-the-scenes stories of "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music" to the pressures of balancing career and family, Julie Andrews talks candidly about the work involved in her amazing life and career. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Legal Action Group to publish children’s book based on life of Lady Hale

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BookExpo 2019: Celebrating Real-Life and Fictional Sisterhood

Though Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush have lived their entire lives in the spotlight, they first became literary luminaries in 2017, with the publication of their bestselling joint memoir, 'Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doctor, teacher, bestseller: why real-life memoirs are such a hit

A Great Ormond Street nurse has sold 100,000 books in a few weeks by joining a growing trend of writers to recount heartfelt first-person accounts of their own livesChristie Watson never imagined writing a bestselling memoir about her job as a nurse, much less about her life. “I didn’t think... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Greenhill Books Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Real-Life ‘Great Escape’

Military history publisher Michael Leventhal—whose father founded the London Book Fair—plans four titles to celebrate events portrayed in an iconic WWII film. The post Greenhill Books Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Real-Life ‘Great Escape’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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McDermid launches search for real-life stories from people of Scotland

Crime author Val McDermid has launched the Blether campaign, searching for real-life stories from the people of Scotland, to be published on the Scottish Book Trust’s website. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mirror Books scoops real-life Breaking Bad

Reach plc (formerly Trinity Mirror) publishing imprint Mirror Books has acquired the true story of a man who discovers that his father is a drug-dealer: Breaking Dad by James Lubbock. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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10 Essential Sexy Thrillers

Laura Griffin, author of the intensely suspenseful novel 'Desperate Girls,' picks books by Mary Kubica, Lee Child, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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10 Essential Books About Contemporary Queer Life in America

Michelle Tea, author of 'Against Memoir,' picks books by Maggie Nelson, Imogen Binnie, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: How Real Life Inspires Writers

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