BEA 2015: St. Louis Bookstore Steps Up for Its Community

While Books & Books was selected as PW’s Bookstore of the Year, our judges felt that another store, St. Louis’s 46-year-old Left Bank Books, deserves recognition for exemplifying what an independent bookstore can and should do to serve its community during a crisis. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Spotlight on African-American Children's Authors and Illustrators

Illustrators gathered on Thursday to talk about promoting children's books by African-Americans, and about striving toward a future where readers, writers, and publishers do not feel confined or limited by labels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Straight Talk On Digital Branding

Fauzia Burke and Kristen Frantz offered an hour of genial and common sense advice about using social media to build your brand online. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: At the Kids’ Breakfast Table

Guests at this morning’s annual Children’s Book and Author Breakfast will be entertained by a quartet of children’s book creators. The lineup is impressive: Nathan Lane, Oliver Jeffers, Rainbow Rowell, and James Patterson. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: HC's New Margaret Wise Brown Venture

A forthcoming line of picture books from HarperCollins Children's Books invites a new generation of children and their parents to "Explore the World of Margaret Wise Brown" via new editions of some of the late author's stories. The program debuts in 2016 with the publication of two newly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015:WNDB Advocates for Diverse Books

We Need Diverse Books marked its first anniversary with a BEA panel of diverse authors who advocated for booksellers to stock and handsell diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: The Polish Eagle Has Landed

Aquila Polonica is a publishing house in Los Angeles cofounded by Terry Tegnazian, a former attorney, who decided to specialize in books that bring to light the Poles who bravely helped underground resistance fighters. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: A Princess for all Ages

After 18 bestselling books, two hit Disney movies, and 15 years, Meg Cabot’s Princess Diaries series is coming to an end when "Royal Wedding" (Morrow) hits stores in June. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Children's Breakfast Speakers Say That Life Is a Story

While all of the four speakers at Friday's Children's Book and Author Breakfast emphasized the importance of storytelling to their lives, James Patterson went even further, insisting that books save lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Jill Bialosky Enjoys Wearing Two Hats

2015 is shaping up to be a memorable year for Jill Bialosky, the prize-winning poet, memoirist, and novelist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Charles Belfoure - The Architect Who Builds Novels

Charles Belfoure's writing career began when he wrote his thesis while studying for an M.A. in architecture at Columbia University. While he'd done a lot of drawing in his bid to become a professional architect, it was the first time, he says, that he actually wrote anything of any significant... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Amy Stewart - Gardening Expert to Debut Novelist

When gardening writer Amy Stewart was researching The Drunken Botanist (Algonquin, 2013), about the intersection of botany and booze, she came across Henry Kaufman, a gin smuggler from a hundred years ago. Although she hasn't been able to verify that he's the same Kaufman who ran a silk-dyeing... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Chronicling Middle Grade Characters and Adventures

A panel of novelists of forthcoming middle-grade titles, talks the difference between middle grade and YA, the origins of their stories, and life before publication. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Kids Only on the Uptown Stage

For the third year running, children’s book creators will take over an author’s stage for an entire day, and devotees of books for young readers will be happy to learn that today is that day. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Editors Buzz About Middle Grade Books

Editors gathered at BEA Friday morning to share their favorite middle-grade books for fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Ringo and Wrestling and Goth, Oh, My!

Performing arts publisher Hal Leonard’s booth (1948) will be bouncing all day today with lively events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Second Library Buzz Panel Highlights Nonfiction

Eight publishers' representatives kept the mood light as they introduced librarians to the anticipated titles of fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: What’s Buzzing in Middle Grade

BEA’s perennially popular Middle-Grade Editors’ Buzz Panel, this year moderated by Sara Hines, co-owner of Eight Cousins Bookstore, in Falmouth, Mass., takes place today, in Room 1E12/1E13, 11–11:50 a.m. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Hoopla Signs More ‘Big Five’ Deals

Hachette Book Group and Simon & Schuster this week became the latest Big Five publishers to offer audiobook titles to libraries via Midwest Tape’s nascent Hoopla digital platform. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Resurgence of Indie Bookselling Continues

In his address to ABA members, CEO Oren Teicher said "I remain optimistic and confident that the best days of independent bookselling are ahead." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: A Big 6-0 for City Lights

In 1955, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, cofounder of City Lights Bookstore, decided to launch a publishing imprint with his own first book of poems, "Pictures of the Gone World." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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