BA hopes Connect Books' uncertainty will be 'brief'

The chief executive of the Booksellers Association (BA), Tim Godfray, has said he hopes Connect Books can find a new buyer quickly to avoid a period of uncertainty for the company and its customers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kamal Ahmed | 'I hope you come to the end of my book and feel a sense of hope'

Born in Ealing, west London, half a century ago to an English mother and a Sudanese father, Kamal Ahmed explores what it means to be mixed-race in Britain today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kiran Millwood Hargrave | 'I’m always hoping the next book is the best book'

The third novel from Kiran Millwood Hargrave stays true to the territory that is her "first and greatest love"—and it’s her best to date, too. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Accio Books!: Harry Potter Alliance hopes to get thousands of books to those who need them

The goal for organization's Accio Books! campaign is to get 60,000 books donated. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Carrie Hope Fletcher reunites with Grewal at HQ in two-book deal

Actress, singer and writer Carrie Hope Fletcher is joining HQ in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At This Year's Frankfurt Book Fair, Uncertainty Was Met with Optimism

At the all-virtual 2020 Frankfurter Buchmesse, publishers were largely keeping positive despite the hurdles presented by a challenging year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hunter and Bilan titles make BA books of the month

The Booksellers Association has announced The Harpy by Megan Hunter (Picador) and Jasbinder Bilan's Tamarind & The Star of Ishta (Chicken House) as its books of the month for September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fans hope Marvel comic book improves Native representation

Native American comic book fans hope a new Marvel anthology by Native artists and writers will jump-start authentic representation in mainstream superhero fare Continue reading at ABC News

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With book tours scrapped, authors are finding new ways to connect with their readers

Chris Bohjalian, Mary Kay Andrews and other novelists have turned to Zoom and Facebook Live to find their audience. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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BA reveals books of the month for August

The Booksellers Association has announced The Glass Hotel by Emily St John Mandel (Picador) and I’m Sticking With You by Smriti Halls and Steve Small (S&S) as books of the month for August. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Rain Heron picked as BA Fiction Book of the Month, as scheme restarts

The Booksellers Association has announced The Rain Heron by Robbie Arnott (Atlantic) as its Fiction Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA restarts Children's Book of the Month scheme with Diddle That Dummed

The Diddle That Dummed (Hodder Children's) by Kes Gray and Fred Blunt has been selected as the Booksellers Association's Children's Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How I’m Using Byzans to Connect With Other Book Lovers This Quarantine

Learn about Byzans, an online book club app that connects fellow readers, and participate in a book club without leaving your home. Continue reading at Book Riot

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April Religion Bestsellers: Books on Hope and Peace Dominate

‘The Hope of Glory,’ ‘Suffer Strong,’ ‘The Gift of One Day,’ and more titles centered on overcoming challenges take the top 10 spots on PW’s Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Silent Book Club, a global meet-up for introverts, now connects them remotely

A book club for people who don't like book clubs, founded in 2012 in San Francisco and now boasting six chapters in L.A. County, has moved online. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Confronting COVID-19: ‘Publishers Weekly’ President Discusses Book Industry Impact, Shares Hope

Publishers Weekly has been providing news to book businesses since 1872, weathering many world crises since then. While the coronavirus pandemic brings new challenges to the magazine and the book industry it serves, current technologies are enabling the publisher to adapt. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Dialogue rolls out virtual book club to connect readers in 'uncertain times'

As part of a new virtual book club, publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove will be in conversation with a Dialogue author about their book on Instagram live every Thursday at 8 p.m. for the next 10 weeks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Clare Pooley | 'It is a book about the importance of community in a world where we are more connected than ever but more lonely than ever'

The sought-after first novel by former blogger Clare Pooley exposes the need for connection in the age of social media Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade dismay at The Book People administration amid hopes of buyer

News of The Book People going into administration has been met with dismay by publishers, who still hold out hope that a buyer for at least part of the business can be found. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA launches Indie Book of the Month scheme

The Booksellers Association (BA) will launch the Indie Book of the Month scheme, to promote adult and fiction titles across the UK and Ireland next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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