Author Starts Indiegogo Campaign to Buy Main Street

Although she has yet to make an offer, a local author and blogger launched an Indiegogo campaign Monday to raise $15,000 by February 5 to purchase Main Street Books in St. Charles, Mo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers support NLT campaign championing literacy in regions

The National Literacy Trust's Connecting Stories campaign, championing literacy in diverse communities in need of support, has attracted the support of 18 publishers and 32 authors, including children's writers Sathnam Sanghera, Konnie Huq and Steve Antony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 23:09:03 UTC ]
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Bourne unites authors in bookshop support campaign

Author Holly Bourne has launched a campaign to support bookshops during lockdown, involving more than 300 writers so far.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 06:38:02 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 00:14:33 UTC ]
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Cowell launches campaign to highlight children's authors and illustrators of colour

A campaign designed to help create visibility and generate book sales for emerging children's authors and illustrators of colour has been launched by BookTrust Represents and Waterstones children’s laureate Cressida Cowell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 01:01:07 UTC ]
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Women Don't Owe You Pretty author launches instagram campaign

Author Florence Given is launching an instagram campaign, encouraging followers to pose with a copy of her debut feminist memoir, Women Don't Owe You Pretty (Cassell).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 11:12:41 UTC ]
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Embattled TikTok Kicks Off Global Multichannel Campaign ‘It Starts on TikTok’

In the midst of threats of having its operations severely hamstrung by the administration of President Donald Trump and speculation about new ownership, TikTok kicked off its largest ad campaign in the U.S. to date. "It Starts on TikTok" is a global multichannel campaign encompassing television,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-08-18 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Author loses spot in Top 10 after buying 400 copies of his own book

Mark Dawson’s purchase pushed his thriller The Cleaner up the Sunday Times chart, but the sales monitor Nielsen has now revised its figuresAuthor Mark Dawson has lost his Top 10 position in the Sunday Times bestseller charts for his thriller The Cleaner after revealing that he bought 400 copies... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-22 11:24:02 UTC ]
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Authors, Austerity and the UK’s Save Our Libraries Campaign

The UK's Save Our Libraries campaign, spearheaded by librarians and authors, began nearly 10 years ago - but has it achieved its goal of stopping closures? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-08 10:31:39 UTC ]
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'Nobody in Tesco buys spy books by women': how female authors took on the genre

Publishing’s long established boys’ club in espionage fiction is having its cover blown by a new school led by Stella Rimington, Manda Scott and Charlotte PhilbyWhen Stella Rimington, the former director general of MI5 and spy author, wrote a new foreword last year to The Spy’s Bedside Book,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-07 09:00:54 UTC ]
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Author campaigns to save Yorkshire's Red House

A campaign is under way to save historic literary site the Red House, in West Yorkshire, which has links to Charlotte Brontë. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 16:14:43 UTC ]
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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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TECHNICALLY YOU STARTED IT: An Interview With Author Lana Wood Johnson

Debut author Lana Wood Johnson's TECHNICALLY YOU STARTED IT is your fav new YA beach read. Get the deets from the author! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-13 10:39:36 UTC ]
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Little Tiger buys speculative fiction by debut author Penfold

Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a work of speculative fiction, set after the outbreak of a deadly tick-borne disease, by debut author Nicola Penfold.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-25 00:17:13 UTC ]
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Authors Newman and Coe urge readers to turn to high street after stock delays at 'Scrooge' Amazon

Authors Cathy Newman and Jonathan Coe have urged customers to take their business to the high street this Christmas season after suffering stock shortages of their titles on Amazon.co.uk. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2018: English author Maine scoops prize

Waterstones has named The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine as its Scottish Book of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan buys four by Woolworths author Elaine Everest

Pan Macmillan has acquired four more books by The Woolworths series author Elaine Everest.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SAGE buys start-up Lean Library

SAGE has acquired technology start-up Lean Library and its associated products, for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US children’s authors campaign against ‘kids in cages’

A group of US authors has raised more than $102,000 (£77,500) to help children in detention camps. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: IPS Starts Translation Campaign

At BookExpo, Ingram Publishers Services is introducing a seven-month-long promotion to encourage booksellers to sell more books in translation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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