BEA 2016: Raina Telgemeier: Ghosts and Coasts

On September 13, Scholastic Graphix releases cartoonist Raina Telgemeier’s new graphic novel, "Ghosts," a fictional work about two sisters and apparitions in a foggy, small town in Northern California. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics at BEA: New Books from Raina Telgemeier, Jessica Abel, Box Brown

Comics publishers seemed happy with BookExpo's move to Chicago show, citing the opportunity to meet new Midwestern retailers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With her new book, Raina Telgemeier makes a gutsy move. Kids and parents will love it.

The beloved graphic novelist writes bravely about her childhood anxieties in “Guts.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Raina Telgemeier offers up an ode to reading, in honor of the National Book Festival

The graphic novelist behind “Smile” and “Sisters” will be a featured author at the festival Saturday. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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BookExpo 2019: Raina Telgemeier's 'Guts' and Graphics

Raina Telgemeier spills her guts—quite literally—in her latest graphic novel, appropriately entitled 'Guts' (Scholastic Graphix, Sept.), the third in a series inspired by Telgemeier’s memorable childhood experiences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling books 2016: the ghosts of Christmas charts past

JK Rowling and Bill Bryson top the charts, while film tie-ins give Paula Hawkins and Jojo Moyes a second bite of the cherry – but this unpredictable year has also seen a welcome revival of humorous writingIt was a year when the No 1 book was a play script. When hyper-prolific James Patterson,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016 in Photos

As McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., filled to fit publishers, librarians, booksellers, and book lovers alike for BookExpo America, which took place May 11–13, plenty of merriment was captured. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Big Books from Small Presses Create a Buzz

While the five books presented at the BEA Selects: Children's panel session were from small presses, they all made a big impression on the audience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: We Need Diverse Books Keeping It Real

Love and Loss in Children’s Literature” is a panel featuring authors who will rock it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Reeling In Readers: Three YA Authors Tell How It’s Done

If there’s one characteristic that fans of Sarah Maas’s Throne of Glass series, Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen series, and Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke & Bone series share, it’s this: they can’t read each installment fast enough. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Speaking Truth to Power

Luvvie Ajayi—comedian, social activist, digital strategist, and pop culture critic—is used to being the person who says what we’re all thinking but dare not put voice to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Chris O’Dowd and Nick Murphy Want to Tell You About Moone Boy

The Irish actor/comedian Chris O’Dowd is best known in this country for his turns in the movie Bridesmaids and the TV series Girls. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Color Your World

Got adult coloring books? The millions of copies of adult coloring books that have been sold in the past four years proves that the joy, excitement, and memories of this uncomplicated childhood pleasure really have no age limit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Veronica Roth: Making Her Mark

Veronica Roth describes herself as totally “pumped” that BookCon this year is taking place here in the Windy City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Plucking Stories from Personal Experience

Authors are basically storytellers who do their thing on the printed page (or on your favorite electronic device), instead of around the kitchen table or wherever people gather to swap stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: YouTube Sensation Hannah Hart: Up Close and Personal

Hannah Hart is the wildly popular, sometimes sober YouTube personality (2.3 million subscribers), and author of the New York Times bestseller "My Drunk Kitchen." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: A Chat with John Grisham

Heralded lawyer-turned-bestselling-author John Grisham is hard at work on his October novel, "The Whistler" (Doubleday), a thriller about a dangerous investigation into high levels of judicial corruption. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: The Property Brothers Are Here for You

Ever fantasize that those gorgeous twins, Drew and Jonathan Scott (aka HGTV’s the Property Brothers), would come and personally fabulize your home? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Hear Something Peculiar

When Ransom Riggs’s debut YA novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, was published in 2011, it flew to the tippy-top of the New York Times bestseller list, where it spent more than 100 weeks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Marissa Meyer and Leigh Bardugo: Fractured Fairy Tales for Gen Z Readers

We know that Marissa Meyer and Leigh Bardugo’s YA novels usually get pigeonholed as fantasy, but that catch-all doesn’t really convey the essence of the fictional worlds they’ve created and filled with males and females who are equally swashbuckling as heroic characters. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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