BookExpo 2019: S&S Welcomes Angelina Ballerina and Max & Ruby

Three classic picture book and board book characters, who have enchanted multiple generations of children, return in a pair of fall releases from Simon & Schuster. The books mark the relaunch of the Angelina Ballerina and Max & Ruby series under the S&S banner. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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BookExpo 2019: Malcolm Gladwell Wonders What Goes Wrong Between Strangers

In 'Talking to Strangers' (Little, Brown, Sept.), Gladwell goes in search of an answer to the question at the root of his obsession with the case of Sandra Bland: “What happens when we have to deal with the unfamiliar?” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Polis Debuts Diverse Imprint, Agora Books

Last December, Polis Books founder and publisher Jason Pinter announced that the press would add a new imprint devoted to crime writers with diverse voices, Agora Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Ta-Nehisi Coates Tries His Hand at Fiction

Ta-Nehisi Coates, the bestselling author and MacArthur Fellowship recipient, is about to add novelist to the list. His debut novel, 'The Water Dancer' (One World, Sept.), follows a young man’s conflicted journey into the covert war on slavery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Adam Rippon From Ice to Page

For 20-some years, Adam Rippon’s life was dominated by figure skating. Then, after snagging a bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics as part of the team, he announced his retirement from the professional sphere. To transition between that fierce, competition-fueled era and the next uncertain... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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BookExpo 2019: Slow Start to a Buzzy Show

Hundreds lined up to crash the doors as BookExpo opened on Wednesday, as booksellers, publishers and authors convened for another three-day stint of networking and deal-making. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Even Sweeter Dreams

Marc Gian, the author of 'The Inner World of Night Dreams: Use Your Dreams to Expand Your Awareness in Waking Life to Become the Best Version of Yourself' (CICO Books, Sept.) has spent more than 20 years working in the field of health and assisting others in well-being. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Karl Marlantes Unearths True Heroes

Karl Marlantes, the much-decorated war veteran and Rhodes Scholar, made his name in publishing writing about war. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: What’s All the Hoopla About?

Libraries have long extended their reach beyond the limits of their physical space. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Hachette Audio Turns 25

Hachette Audio is celebrating its silver anniversary in June to coincide with National Audiobook Month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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BookExpo 2019: Pete Holmes On Losing (and Finding) His Religion

Comedian Pete Holmes brings his serious/funny funny/serious take to the publishing world with 'Comedy Sex God' (Harper Wave, May), a book that is part autobiography, part philosophical inquiry, and part spiritual quest. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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BookExpo 2019: Maaza Mengiste on Women and War

A trip to Italy on a Fulbright fellowship provided the subject for Ethiopian-born writer Maaza Mengiste’s second novel, 'The Shadow King' (Norton, Sept.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Jacqueline Woodson Writes About Family, for Adults

This fall children’s book author Jacqueline Woodson will publish her second novel for adults, 'Red at the Bone' (Riverhead, Sept.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Jenny Slate's Truest Voice

Jenny Slate is an actress ('Parks and Recreation'), stand-up comedian (a season on 'SNL'), and author of the children’s book 'Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,' which is the basis for a series of videos and an upcoming movie. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Sarah J. Maas's Whole New World

“It was all about the story. The story I couldn’t stop thinking about, the one I was the most excited to write,” says Sarah J. Maas, best known for her two YA series Throne of Glass and Court of Thorns and Roses, of her decision to create her first epic fantasy series for adults. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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BookExpo 2019: Karin Slaughter Is Killing the Crime Market

With her singular surname, it’s no surprise that bestselling crime writer Karin Slaughter ('The Last Widow', Morrow, Aug.) was destined to write about crime. Slaughter laughs and says, “It was either that or become a serial killer.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Julie Murphy Makes Her Middle Grade Debut

Murphy says that she was inspired to write for a younger age group because of the reception she received for 'Dumplin' ', which is about what it’s like to exist in a fatter body. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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