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'

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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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7 Hopeful SFF Books, for When You Need Some Optimism About the Future

If you need a little optimism about the future (and who doesn't?), pick up these hopeful science fiction and fantasy books, including LaGuardia by Nnedi Okorafor and Tana Ford. Continue reading at Book Riot

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You know what else you’re doing wrong? Laundry. Don’t worry, a new book offers hope.

In “Laundry Love,” cleaning guru Patric Richardson shares his passion — and tips — for cleaning clothes properly. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Fear and Hope: When Timothy Keller's Book Met His Life

The renowned NYC pastor and bestselling author, suddenly diagnosed with advanced cancer, reckoned with his beliefs as he was finishing his most recent book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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On the Connection Between Chinese Folktales and American Comic Book Heroes

I first heard about the monkey king from my mom. When I was a kid, my mother used to tell me Chinese folktales before bedtime. My mother is an immigrant. She was born in mainland China and eventually made her way to the United States for graduate school. She told me those stories so that […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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BA launches Summer Books catalogue for indies

The Booksellers Association (BA) is releasing a new Summer Books catalogue, giving indies a bespoke marketing and sales resource. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA picks Nelson and Evans as books of the month

The Booksellers Association has named Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson (Viking) and Vi Spy: Licence to Chill by Maz Evans (Chicken House) as its books of the month for February. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA picks Thorogood mystery for Fiction Book of the Month

The Booksellers Association has named The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood (HQ) as its first Fiction Book of the Month for 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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