BookCon 2017: Kevin Hart: If at First You Don't Succeed, Fail, Fail Again

Even though he is only five foot four, actor, comedian, writer, and producer Kevin Hart has always lived large. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New & Noteworthy Audiobooks, From Harry Potter to Kevin Hart

A selection of recent audiobooks of interest; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Carol Smith Succeeds Kevin O’Malley at Hearst | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_161791" align="alignright" width="150"] Carol Smith[/caption] Carol Smith was promoted to SVP and publishing director of Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Marie Claire, succeeding SVP, publishing director and CRO Kevin O’Malley, who is retiring. Smith most recently served as the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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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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BookCon 2017: Charles Brandt: Crime After Crime

There were skeptics when “I Heard You Paint Houses” (Steerforth Press), Charles Brandt’s book about mob hit man Frank “The Irish” Sheeran, came out in 2004 with Sheeran’s claim he pulled the trigger on teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Happy 20th Birthday, Captain Underpants!

Believe it or not, those imaginative second-grade heroes of Dav Pilkey’s famed Adventures of Captain Underpants series, George and Harold, turn 20 years old this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Out of the Shadows: Lemony Snicket

"It is one of life’s bitterest truths that bedtime so often arrives just when things are really getting interesting." If you can identify that quote as belonging to the mysterious Lemony Snicket, author of the perplexing but bestselling series, A Series of Unfortunate Events (HarperCollins),... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: First Picture Book from a First Daughter

The former first daughter makes her picture book debut this month with "She Persisted" (Philomel), a collective biography of 13 women whose determined perseverance paved the way for their achievements. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: New Science Guys — and Gal!

Bill Nye has made a career of educating young minds about science, with (most famously) his Emmy Award–winning PBS show Bill Nye the Science Guy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast Build a World Together

When the mother-daughter writing team P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast realized that 2017 would be the 10th anniversary of the publication of Marked, the first book in their bestselling vampyre-themed YA fantasy series, House of Night, they decided they wanted to do something special to celebrate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Back to Her Beginnings: Marie Lu

Despite two bestselling series under her belt—Legend and the Young Elites, both from Putnam—YA author Marie Lu hasn’t been to BookCon before. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Tomorrow Reimagined: Cory Doctorow

Dystopian novels of the future weigh down our bookshelves, and adaptations of those same stories increasingly dominate our cinemas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Gregg Hurwitz Gruesomely Engages with the Rains Brothers

Last year, with the launch of the Rains Brothers, an alien-meets-zombie series from Tor Teen, Gregg Hurwitz, author of the bestselling Orphan X series for adults, made his YA debut. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Colleen Hoover: Different Endings

It takes courage to ground a book in your family’s private story, especially one involving an abusive relationship. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Desperate for Good Conversation: Marc Maron and Brendan McDonald

Marc Maron craves good conversation. Since 2009, he has had hundreds of them from his garage, where he hosts his popular WTF podcast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Heather Graham and Chad Michael Murray Team Up to Thrill

An unlikely meeting brought us together,” says Heather Graham, the bestselling author of more than 100 books and novellas, explaining how she came to write a book with actor Chad Michael Murray. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2017: Dystopia Now: Margaret Atwood

This year’s much-buzzed 10-episode adaptation of "The Handmaid’s Tale," which was streamed on Hulu in collaboration with MGM Television, rocketed Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel back onto bestsellers charts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: More of the Same but Better at BookCon

BookCon returns to New York’s Javits Center with two full days of programming, and is determined to pass the 20,000 mark this coming June with an if-it-ain’t-broke-don’t-fix-it approach. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish comedian Kevin Hart's first book

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons by American actor, comedian, writer, and producer Kevin Hart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Failing with Confidence: PW Talks to 'Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better' Publisher Tami Simon

The founder and publisher of Sounds True points out how Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön's newest book helps to instill an "unconditional confidence" in readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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