BookCon 2015: Four Bestselling Cartoonists Meet Their Fans

Held on Saturday morning at BookCon, the Comics Are Awesome panel, offered inside information from four bestselling cartoonist/writers: Ben Hatke, Raina Telgemeier, Jennifer Holm and Jeff Smith. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Bestselling Authors Feel the Power of Grassroots

Three bestselling authors discussed how book clubs have helped propel their careers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: BookCon Grows Up... and Moves On

Two years ago, when Reed Exhibitions announced it would be adding a consumer component to its annual trade show for publishers and booksellers, reactions were mixed. Now, with next year’s BookCon moving to Chicago (along with BEA), most publishers said that, though they’re unsure what a Chicago... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Mac Barnett and Jory John: The Terrible Two Put the Con Into BookCon

We are going to put the con back into BookCon,” Mac Barnett, says of the pranking workshop that he is leading with his fellow expert, or, partner-in-crime, Jory John, today, noon–12:45 p.m., on the Downtown Stage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: ‘Office’ Duo Kaling and Novak Reunite to Open BookCon

On Saturday, former 'Office' co-stars B.J. Novak and Mindy Kaling reunited on stage to kick off the second annual BookCon in front of a packed and boisterous crowd. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spanish Author Javier Castillo Meets 60,000 Fans Online During Coronavirus Lockdown

The Snow Girl by bestselling author Javier Castillo came out two days before Spain's coronavirus lockdown. So his publisher Suma took his 30-city book tour online—where thousands of fans were waiting. The post Spanish Author Javier Castillo Meets 60,000 Fans Online During Coronavirus Lockdown... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookCon 2019: Mixed Reviews for This Year's Literary Fan Fest

This year's BookCon literary fan fest drew mixed reviews from attendees, some of whom felt that publishers focused more on merchandising rather than on providing booklovers with an experience or giving them free swag. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet Bestselling Science Writer for Kids Chris Ferrie, Courtesy of Sourcebooks

On Wednesday, May 29, from 2:00-3:00 p.m., join Sourcebooks in the Librarians' Lounge (booth 557) to meet the author famous for explaining big ideas to little kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: YA Authors and a Former President Draw Fans to Javits

BookCon 2018 drew about 20,000 booklovers to the Javits Center this past weekend. While many attendees were there to see their favorite bestselling YA authors, others wanted to meet a debut novelist named Bill Clinton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: Meet Four Social Justice Warriors

The award-winning authors Kwame Alexander, Jason Reynolds, Angie Thomas, and Jacqueline Woodson will join podcaster and activist DeRay Mckesson to discuss social justice and positive representation in young adult literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Meet the World’s First #1 Bestselling ‘Blockchain’ Author

Does the burgeoning technology—best known in the finance industry for powering cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin—hold promise for publishing? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Consumers Flock to Javits to Meet Authors—and Publishers

BookCon, which returned to New York City and to a two-day format, drew a strong crowd, continuing to skew towards female readers of YA literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Full Circle: BookCon Takes the Books to the Fans

'Storytelling and pop culture collide,' says the teaser on the New York Comic Con 2016 Web site. And that's just the way these fans like it. BookCon leaves the trade-show floor and heads for the fans. The post Full Circle: BookCon Takes the Books to the Fans appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2016: YA Authors Take Center Stage at Literary Fan Fest

YA authors who were most feted at the annual mashup of literature and popular culture, which took place in Chicago on May 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside 2015’s Category Bestsellers

Hollywood, perennial bestsellers, and publishing powerhouses were the engines behind the 2015 bestsellers in many categories on the adult fiction and nonfiction sides, with several of PW’s category bestseller lists looking a lot like greatest-hits compilations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bestselling Cookbooks of 2015

Ree Drummond claimed three of the top 10 bestselling cookbooks of the year, including the top spot with her latest Pioneer Woman Cooks title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling Books of 2015

Harper Lee, Marie Kondo, and Jeff Kinney topped the print bestseller lists in 2015 for adult fiction, adult nonfiction, and juvenile books, respectively. Here are the 20 bestselling books of the year in each of those categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, December 20, 2015

The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, and more for the week ended December 20, 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling books 2015: Fifty Shades still on top

Books by women make up seven of the top 10 most bought this year, while colouring-in is more popular than TV tie-insAfter a 2014 that saw books for kids – led by John Green and David Walliams novels – ruling the annual sales chart, 2015 was the year of the women. Female authors, including Harper... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, December 13, 2015

The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, and more for the week ended December 13, 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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