Faber launches online project hub for YA readers

Faber and Faber has set up a social media hub, The Spark, for teenagers to get involved in Faber... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to launch Academy online

Faber is to add to its series of Faber Academy creative writing courses with a new online course... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online book festival to launch new genre events for 2020

Online book festival My Virtual Literary Festival (MyVLF) will launch a series of new festivals based on different genres later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 11:05:41 UTC ]
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TLS launches online bookshop with Monwell

The Times Literary Supplement has opened a new online shop selling books, prints of its covers and illustrations alongside branded merchandise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 03:59:25 UTC ]
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University presses launch new initiatives to reach readers with ‘experts’ in vogue

The boom in "smart non-fiction" has been a boon to university presses, with several publishers investing in new or ramped-up trade crossover lists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 12:05:56 UTC ]
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Sugg and McCulloch reunite for new YA project

YouTuber and bestselling novelist Zoe Sugg and Young Adult author and editor Amy McCulloch are collaborating on a new YA fiction project for Penguin Random House Children’s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 11:00:45 UTC ]
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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-10-07 15:55:49 UTC ]
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Audible to launch new narrative non-fiction project next year

Audible will launch a new narrative non-fiction project in February 2020 from social care worker Shane Dunphy, shining a light on Irish gangs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-05 21:17:03 UTC ]
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CILIP Carnegie Medal revises criteria and launches Inclusive Minds project

Judging criteria for the CILIP Carnegie Medal have been revised to create a “more inclusive, child-focused” awards and a new partnership launched with Inclusive Minds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 05:59:02 UTC ]
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NYT launches ‘The 1619 Project’ to examine the legacy of slavery in America

In August 1619, as colonist John Rolfe wrote at the time, “twenty and odd Negroes” who were captured and taken from Angola arrived on the Virginia coast; they were promptly sold to wealthy English landowners, setting the stage for slavery in America for centuries to come. To recognize the 400th... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-14 15:59:53 UTC ]
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Faber launches companion podcast for Sara Pascoe book

Faber is launching a podcast series to accompany comedian Sara Pascoe’s new book Sex Power Money. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 20:48:34 UTC ]
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Co-op launches campaign to protect community hubs

Brand offers financial support to help restore parks, libraries and leisure centres. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2019-06-28 09:22:56 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean and readers share library stories at L.A. Times Book Club launch

In her research for "The Library Book," Susan Orlean was surprised to learn how many people call the Los Angeles Library on a daily basis with outlandish questions. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-26 21:09:36 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean and readers share library stories at L.A. Times Book Club launch

In her research for “The Library Book,” Susan Orlean was surprised to learn how many people call the Los Angeles Library on a daily basis with outlandish questions. Some people want help cheating on crossword puzzles. Others have more personal queries. “There is a guy who calls the library... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-26 20:35:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches free online guide to getting published

Penguin Random House has developed a free online resource on how to get published, offering practical information and inspiration for unpublished writers on the publishing process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:08:02 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Veteran Editors Launch Avid Reader Press

A bookseller once said that readers think they love writers, but without knowing it, they love editors just as much. That notion is at the foundation of Avid Reader Press, the newly announced Simon & Schuster imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber Children’s acquires Akwaeke Emezi’s debut YA

Faber Children’s has acquired a YA novel by Akwaeke Emezi, whose adult book Freshwater (Faber) was longlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH US launches Reader Loyalty Programme

Penguin Random House in the US has launched a 'Reader Rewards Loyalty Program', a free promotional initiative that lets readers earn one free book for every 12 PRH titles they purchase. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins launches £20,000 Literacy Project grants for indies

HarperCollins has pledged £20,000 in grants for independent bookshops as part of its ongoing commitment to The Literacy Project.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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