BookCon 2019: Growing Pains: Meg Medina, and Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

Growing up ain’t easy. We talked to the authors of two books about narrating the challenges of surviving the teen years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: A Season of Firsts for Rainbow Rowell

Rainbow Rowell says that she is happiest and most productive when writing in different genres for varied audiences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Comics Will Break Your Heart': PW Talks with Faith Erin Hicks

Eisner Award-winning comics artist Faith Erin Hicks’ first work of young adult prose, 'Comics Will Break Your Heart,' is named after a quote by legendary superhero artist Jack Kirby. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-20 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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Print grows for fifth consecutive year in 2019

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light (Bluebird) has re-claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 44,024 copies sold through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market, as the print market posts 2.4% growth in value for 2019 and a 0.4% bump in volume year on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-30 18:15:33 UTC ]
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Gain Through Pain: Business Books 2019-2020

For many, the experience of feeling marginalized or underestimated in the workplace is a daily reality. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah 2019: The Middle East's Biggest Book Fair Grows in Stature

Curiosity led to the first U.S. participation in the Sharjah International Book Fair 14 years ago—and each year, the fair grows bigger, better, and more important. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Marketers feel growing pains as in-house agencies become a necessity

Going in-house isn't a question of when or if for major marketers today but rather what they will take in-house. Doing so gives them more control as well as the ability to keep up with the growing needs of digital content today. The post Marketers feel growing pains as in-house agencies become... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-11 04:01:45 UTC ]
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Rainbow Rowell’s First Graphic Novel Serves Up Comedy and Romance

In “Pumpkinheads,” two work pals navigate the fine line between friendship and love. It’s set in a pumpkin patch, with dreamy art by Faith Erin Hicks. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-27 09:00:03 UTC ]
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Austin Teens Report on Best / Worst of BookCon 2019 (shelftalker)

Talking top titles, new trends, and chaotic lines with two enthusiastic show veterans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 12:00:57 UTC ]
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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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BookCon 2019: Who Is Your Hero?

Heroes aren’t just characters in books—they’re also real-life people who blaze trails, do amazing things, and put others’ needs before their own. Their superpowers include kindness, bravery, self-reliance, love, and plain-old awesomeness. We asked BookCon authors to tell us who they look to for... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: World Builders

How do writers create other worlds? And are those worlds just our world in disguise? Joe Hill, N.K. Jemisin, Sean Murphy, V.E. Schwab, and Chuck Wendig share their secrets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Life Coaches

Randall Munroe, creator of the sensational web comic 'Xkcd,' meets 'Mythbusters' co-host Adam Savage to offer some helpful (and sometimes hilariously impractical) life hacks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: New Romantics

We talked to Tessa Dare, Abby Jimenez, Joanna Shupe, Sabrina Jeffries, K.M. Jackson, and Maria Vale to find out how they are reinventing romance for 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Love Is Love

We talked to Tehlor Kay Mejia, Daniel José Older, Morgan Parker, and Angelo Surmelis about love, family, community, and growing up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Pro Tips

A teenage attendee offers a few tips, tricks, and hacks for making the most of BookCon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Cautionary Tales for Modern Day Brats: Evangeline Lilly

Actor Lilly is at work on an expansive series of haunting picture books with important lessons. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: (Re)Making History: R.J. Palacio and Nicola Yoon

Revisiting and learning from the past are central themes in the work of these two writers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: School’s In

Growing up is complicated, and school is where a lot of it happens. We talked to Alyssa Milano, Tegan Rain Quin, and Raina Telgemeier about what they really learned in school. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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