Disguised as a boy, the heroine of ‘Curious Toys’ finds freedom — and answers

Elizabeth Hand’s novel is both a mystery and a fascinating exploration of gender. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry and Meghan biography Finding Freedom listed on Amazon

The title of a new biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, reportedly written with the couple's co-operation, has been revealed as Finding Freedom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-03 16:33:59 UTC ]
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In ‘Mama Hissa’s Mice,’ three Kuwaiti boys find solace in fables

Saud Alsanousi’s recently translated novel takes American readers to place few have ventured. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-17 16:12:11 UTC ]
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Lessons From Nabokov: Finding Freedom in a Foreign Language

I own a 19-year-old copy of Vladimir Nabokov’s Invitation to a Beheading. I place its age from the barcode on its back, which states the name of the bookstore where I bought it: Borders.The one that used to sit on the ground floor of the World Trade Center, the one I’d been to multiple times […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-19 08:50:43 UTC ]
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Girls like digital media while boys prefer print, finds study on reading habits

National Literacy Trust report also says girls continue to outpace boys in their enthusiasm for reading for pleasureGirls have more firmly embraced digital literacy and formats such as Facebook, email and text message, while boys are more comfortable with traditional printed media such as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing

Literary agents are the gate keepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres. The post How to Find a Literary Agent:... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-04 18:25:07 UTC ]
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Toy Fair Moves on After Toys R Us

At this year’s New York Toy Fair, publishers discussed new retail opportunities following the closing of the toy store chain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair 2017: Toy Stores Seek Books for Themed Displays

Crowds filled the aisles of the 2017 edition of New York International Toy Fair, and the mood was upbeat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair 2016: The Adult Publishing Coloring Craze Hits the Toy Industry

One of the most notable themes at this year’s New York International Toy Fair emanated from publishing: adult coloring books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toy Fair 2015: Toy Stores Add More Books to the Mix

At this year's trade show executives from several publishers said specialty toy stores are currently doing well with books and are looking for new titles to add to their assortments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lose the Clutter, Find the Spirit: Books on Finding Calm Through Getting Organized

Four new books from spirituality and religion publishers address the practical and spiritual benefits of tossing, reordering, and simplifying. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should boys read boys?

Is it really true that boys want to read books about boys, written by men? Or is this narcissism and sexism of the saddest, most damaging kind? Night School author CJ Daugherty makes the case that books should be gender free. What do you think? Join the discussion on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks, on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First-Time Exhibitors Target Toy and Specialty Retailers at Toy Fair 2014

This year's New York International Toy Fair was characterized by steady traffic on the show floor, key customers roaming the aisles of the Javits Center, orders being written, and meetings being accomplished. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

Ingrid Persaud’s Trinidad-set debut is a memorable, moving account of wounded people who come together to create an alternative family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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A Theologian Finds Black Culture, Struggle and Hope in Scripture

Easu McCaulley takes on the 'barbershop or barbeque questions' Black people have about how the Bible addresses their lives —and reveals God's love. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Some Big Publishers Find Ways to Cope

Cost cuts and higher sales of digital products have eased the impact of the Covid-19 on the bottom line for some publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Create Your Dream Magical World and Find Your Next Great YA Book About Immigrants

Create the magical world of your dreams with this quiz and find a fantastic YA book about immigrants. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-06 10:33:00 UTC ]
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It Takes Many Voices to Find the Truth

Yesterday I stopped in at my local bookstore in London. It’s a small shop, but a good one, and seeing its doors open again was like hearing an ice-cream truck from a block away as a kid. I walked straight into traffic to cross the street to get there. Inside the reality of our time […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-06 08:49:19 UTC ]
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Spicer's Lost Dog finds home at Netflix

Netflix has won an auction for screen rights to Lost Dog: A Love Story by journalist Kate Spicer (Ebury). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 00:41:37 UTC ]
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My Novel’s Heroine is Doing Better in the Publishing World Than I Did

When I started writing my current novel, Paris Never Leaves You, I had no idea the protagonist, a young widow struggling to survive in Occupied Paris, would end up working in a New York publishing house. I knew she would get to America, but I assumed she would enter the fashion or beauty... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-31 08:48:22 UTC ]
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