Andrew McCarthy will make his fiction debut with a young adult novel

Good news for '80s kids who preferred Blane McDonough to Duckie Dale: "Pretty in Pink" star Andrew McCarthy, who went from Brat Pack actor to travel writer and television director, is coming out with his first novel. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Names Its ‘Five under 35’ Debut Fiction Authors

An all-female group of authors has been selected for the US' National Book Foundation's 'Five Under 35' program, honoring fiction debuts. The post National Book Foundation Names Its ‘Five under 35’ Debut Fiction Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-25 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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Mirror Books makes first fiction acquisition

Trinity Mirror's publishing imprint Mirror Books has acquired three titles in a new crime series by author and playwright Lynn Brittney. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Big Week for Adult Fiction

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, total unit sales were 8% higher in the week ended May 14, 2017, than in the comparable week last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Not just William: Richmal Crompton's adult fiction republished

Reissues aim to restore her darker stories of village intrigue for grownups to the popularity they once enjoyedRichmal Crompton has long been overshadowed by her creation Just William, but the darker side of her imagination is set to be rediscovered, with several of her lesser-known adult novels... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Ways Reading Fiction Makes You Better At Your Job

It’s no secret that successful people are readers. Reading helps you stay on top of new trends and learn techniques you can use in your career. Bill Gates and Warren Buffett each share their favorite books at the end of the year, and they’re filled with nonfiction titles. But what about... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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February Religion Bestsellers: ‘Divine Direction’ Debuts at #1; Amish Fiction Takes Over

Craig Groeschel’s how-to on decision making, ‘Divine Direction,’ debuted at #1 on our Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list. Plus, Wanda Brunstetter returns with her new Amish Cooking series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing’s Newest Imprint Makes Its Debut in Germany

Tinte & Feder is Amazon Publishing's second German-language imprint, and is to focus on contemporary and historical fiction. First titles out March 7. The post Amazon Publishing’s Newest Imprint Makes Its Debut in Germany appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perry joins S&S as editorial director of adult fiction

Anne Perry is set to join Simon & Schuster UK as editorial director of adult fiction from her role as commissioning editor at Hodder. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew Wylie Makes First Apperance at Guadalajara

Literary agent Andrew Wylie delivered a keynote at the Guadalajara Book Fair and shared stories from his storied career. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-02 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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NAIBA 2016: Children's Authors, Editors, Young Booksellers Make for an Energetic Show

Booksellers and publishers alike were inspired by the number of younger booksellers who attended the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association fall conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Astronaut Tim Peake signs non-fiction debut

Penguin Random House is publishing British astronaut Tim Peake's non-fiction debut, Hello, is this planet Earth? in November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Star Watch’s Andrew Harwell: ‘Make Diversity a Priority’

'We just have to do better at acquiring, marketing, and selling books by marginalized authors,' says HarperCollins' Andrew Harwell, this year's Frankfurt Book Fair-bound PW Star Watch Superstar. The post PW Star Watch’s Andrew Harwell: ‘Make Diversity a Priority’ appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newsweek Makes Its Frankfurt Book Fair Debut in October

The international news magazine Newsweek—which publishes in six languages—will host several events and exhibit at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October. The post Newsweek Makes Its Frankfurt Book Fair Debut in October appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Longtime Cookbook Collaborator Makes Her Solo Debut

Julia Turshen has worked with Mario Batali, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Dana Cowin, but is now stepping into the limelight with her debut, 'Small Victories,' due out from Chronicle Books on September 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Reclassified' Oli White tops Sunday Times adult fiction chart

Sunday Times literary editor Andrew Holgate has said it is "worth thinking about" introducing a Young Adult bestseller chart into the paper, after taking the decision to make vlogger Oli White's Generation Next (Hodder & Stoughton) number one on the upcoming Sunday Times adult fiction... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McInerney's debut wins Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction

Lisa McInerney has won the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut The Glorious Heresies (John Murray). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author Amy Engel's adult debut to Hodder

Hodder and Stoughton has acquired a "boundary-pushing, darkly suspenseful" new thriller: The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon Makes Its Chicago Debut

After two years in New York, the consumer book convention landed in the Windy City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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