BookExpo 2019: Amazon Publishing Marks Its First 10 Years

Almost exactly 10 years ago, in May 2009, Amazon expanded from selling books to publishing them as well with the launch of Amazon Encore, a publishing program for promising self-published books and out-of-print works from major houses. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams to mark 10 years of publishing with special editions

HarperCollins Children’s Books is celebrating a decade of David Walliams’ chart dominance with new editions of his first two novels and two of his “most beloved” titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gallery Books Marks 10 Years

The imprint, born the “love child of the merger of Pocket Books and Simon Spotlight Entertainment” in 2010, marked a decade in the business this January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rocking the Casbah at BookExpo 2019's Publishing Parties

Party correspondents Louisa Ermelino and John Maher's excellent adventure navigating BookExpo’s annual celebrations, in photos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Religion Publishers Still Value an Evolving Show

Though fewer in number, religion and spirituality publishers at BookExpo reported positive meetings as well as the opportunity to promote titles, make new connections, and find inspiration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: J.J. and Chris Grabenstein Collaborate to Mark Individuality

“I’ve written 58 books and J.J. always reads them first,” says Chris Grabenstein, who refers to his wife, J.J., as his “secret weapon.” That will change this fall when J.J.’s name appears alongside his on their debut middle grade novel, 'Shine!' (Random House, Nov.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Star Watch Celebrates Five Years

This year marks the fifth anniversary of PW Star Watch, a partnership between 'Publishers Weekly' and Frankfurter Buchmesse. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: William Kent Krueger Follows in the Footsteps of Mark Twain

Inspired by Twain’s tales, Krueger decided to write about young people, desperate to swap corruption for freedom, who embark on a turbulent river journey. The resulting standalone novel, 'This Tender Land' (Atria, Sept.), combines outdoor exploits and a meditation on the human condition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Still Sexy After All These Years

If you think sex isn’t part of life for women in their 50s and 60s, think again. Candace Bushnell ('Is There Still Sex in the City?' Grove, Aug.) decided to write about a part of life that she believes isn’t given enough attention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Bookstores Central to Publishing, Industry Powerhouses Say

Publishing industry leaders made a strong declaration about the centrality of bricks-and-mortar retail to the publishing industry during a Thursday session at BookExpo 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: LeUyen Pham Reflects on a Whirlwind Year

Author and illustrator LeUyen Pham, who lives in L.A., has a busy few days planned while she’s in town, starting with tonight’s ABC/CBC Children’s Book Art Silent Auction, where she will serve as honorary host. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Turns 10

Since its launch in 2009, Amazon’s publishing group has developed a backlist of 10,000 titles, and 40 of its authors have reached more than one million readers each. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Where Publishers and Librarians Find Their Happy Place

The march of technology has brought a slew of changes to libraries and publishers, and of course even to BookExpo, which continues to experiment with different formats to serve its various constituencies across the book world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Talking with Cindy Heidemann, PW’s Rep of the Year

For Cindy Heidemann, a field sales representative for Publishers Group West and Two Rivers (part of Ingram Publisher Services), reps are “enablers.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Talking with Literati, PW’s Bookstore of the Year

It takes a village to raise a child—and to create a successful bookstore, if the experience of booksellers Hilary and Mike Gustafson is any indication. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPG Independent Publishers Awards shortlists see 10 new names for 2019

The Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) has announced the 12 shortlists for its annual awards, with five small presses up for at least two prizes and 10 featuring for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Batsford exhibition marks publisher's 175-year history

An exhibition charting the 175-year history of art book publisher Batsford will be held at Holborn Library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna's 2019 Children's Publishers of the Year Nominees

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair, in association with the Association of Italian Publishers, has announced the nominees for the seventh annual Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder & Stoughton Marks 150 Years in Book Publishing

At 150 and now owned by Hachette, the UK's Hodder & Stoughton has a huge list of hits to its name and was ahead of the Penguin paperback revolution with pocket-size hardcovers in the 1920s. The post Hodder & Stoughton Marks 150 Years in Book Publishing appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Amazon Publishing Launches Collections

After introducing Amazon Original Stories last fall for short works of fiction and nonfiction, the digital imprint is adding a new line, Collections, which brings together one or more pieces of fiction and nonfiction from a single writer or a group of writers that are tied together thematically. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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