Amazon Publishing Debuts Topple Books Imprint

Jill Soloway, LGBTQ activist and creator of the Amazon TV shows 'Transparent' and 'I Love Dick,' has been named head of Topple Books. The new Amazon Publishing unit will focus on works by women of color, as well as writers who identify as queer and/or gender nonconforming. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing imprint Thomas & Mercer has signed a three-book series from debut crime writer S W Kane. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Publishing’s Newest Imprint Makes Its Debut in Germany

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four Amazon Publishing titles, which drew poor BookScan print sales numbers, are among the top 20 fiction bestsellers on the latest iteration of the e-tailer's new weekly bestseller list, bolstered by sales in non-print formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lego Publishing and Ameet to launch new publishing imprint Lego Books

Lego Publishing will launch a new imprint, Lego Books, in partnership with children's book publisher Ameet.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Daunt Books Publishing has snapped up a debut from Brandon Taylor which promises “complex and vulnerable” characters.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Publishing's Lake Union imprint has won an auction to publish debut author Jane Riley's "uplifting, feel-good" novel The Likely Resolutions of Oliver Clock. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Transparent’ creator Jill Soloway heads new Amazon book imprint

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[ Engadget | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Jill Soloway’s Amazon Imprint Can Topple Norms; Midas Sees Gold in a Rights Ace

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Amazon Original Stories will publish short fiction and nonfiction works available in the Kindle Singles store. The new imprint has launched with two titles, including one by Joyce Carol Oates. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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