Dow hails Puffin's 'great new adventure in non-fiction' at summer party

PRH Children's m.d. Francesca Dow hailed Puffin’s “great new adventure in non-fiction” and the importance of literary adaption and evolution at Penguin Random House Children’s Summer Party at the Natural History Museum last night. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 20:23:37 UTC ]
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Historical Fiction and the Power of Stories

How historical fiction gave one reader deeper and more vivid insights into history and guided her career in teaching and librarianship. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-28 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Loyola's Publisher Predicts More Kid's Books on Spirituality, Adventure

Loyola Press' Joellyn Cicciarelli says mysteries and fantasies can reach young readers about of faith and doubt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's non-fiction poised for record year as Q3 sales leap 25%

Children's books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 11:31:27 UTC ]
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Puffin nets Mante's Dream Team girls' football series

Puffin has netted The Dream Team, a football-themed middle-grade series from Priscilla Mante, in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 00:18:30 UTC ]
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OUP and Barrington Stoke partner for new range of accessible fiction

Oxford University Press and Barrington Stoke have partnered to create the 'Super-Readable Rollercoasters' range for readers aged 11-plus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 14:46:20 UTC ]
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Spanish-speaking writers are producing ambitious science fiction and fantasy. Let these books be your introduction.

As diverse as Spanish genre fiction is, most of it is hidden from the English-language world. Thankfully, enthusiasts and small publishers are filling the void. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction.

Last but certainly not least: it’s the time for fiction! The National Book Foundation has announced the ten books contending for this year’s National Book Award for Fiction. The award, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding bold and cogent... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-18 14:15:26 UTC ]
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Let’s Stop with the Realism Versus Science Fiction and Fantasy Debate

We live in unreal times. I wake up in the middle of a global pandemic to watch a reality-TV president spout conspiracy theories while dystopian corporations enact new science fiction tech. In this chaos, I’ve found myself turning to escapist fiction. Stories that conjure a different, more... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 08:49:57 UTC ]
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Viking snaps up 'riveting' historical fiction debut

Viking has acquired a historical debut by Annie Garthwaite, reimagining the story of Cecily Neville, the Duchess of York and mother to two kings of England—Edward IV and Richard III. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 20:07:38 UTC ]
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Jacob P Avila wins Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

Jacob P Avila has won this year's Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for Best Unpublished Manuscript, for his contemporary thriller Cave Diver. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-09 12:39:04 UTC ]
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‘Pink Mountain on Locust Island’: Featured Fiction from Jamie Marina Lau

An excerpt from a debut novel Kirkus calls "hypnotizing and inscrutable." The post ‘Pink Mountain on Locust Island’: Featured Fiction from Jamie Marina Lau appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-09-09 10:00:12 UTC ]
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Bookouture acquires neuroscientist's book for new non-fiction imprint

Bookouture will publish Why the F*ck Can’t I Change? by neuroscientist and behavioural coach Dr Gabija Toleikyte under its new non-fiction imprint, Thread. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-08 11:08:38 UTC ]
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PA teams up with Northern Fiction Alliance for autumn workshop series

The Northern Fiction Alliance and Publishers Association have joined forces to launch a series of online workshops, designed to "upskill and inspire" small publishers this autumn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-06 21:09:07 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish animal detective series for younger readers by Megan Rix

Puffin will publish a new animal detective series from Megan Rix for readers aged six plus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 09:37:50 UTC ]
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Lucy Pearse joins S&S Children's as editorial director for fiction

Lucy Pearse is to join Simon & Schuster Children's as editorial director for fiction this autumn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 03:18:25 UTC ]
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DHA focuses on fiction for New Writers Open Week

David Higham Associates (DHA) is running a series of events for adult and children’s fiction writers in its next New Writers Open Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-31 14:20:32 UTC ]
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Power and Passage: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

A story collection offers a cleareyed survey of the Black American experience, and a debut novel traverses hundreds of versions of Earth. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-27 09:00:05 UTC ]
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Third-party sellers able to compete for Amazon's buy button from January 2021

Third-party sellers selling "new condition" books will be able to bid for Amazon's buy button in the UK from January 2021, the retail giant has confirmed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 16:41:34 UTC ]
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Great Jones cofounder Sierra Tishgart’s favorite book inspired her company’s name

Great Jones cofounder Sierra Tishgart shares her reading list. The Pleasures of Cooking for One: A Cookbook, Judith Jones Judith Jones—a legendary editor and author—inspired the name for Great Jones [my cook-ware company]! This is my favorite of her books.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-08-26 07:00:32 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel and Historical Fiction Are On a Break: Critical Linking, August 23, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-23 10:30:00 UTC ]
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