Factual Fiction: New Opportunities in Licensed Nonfiction Books

Lately a number of licensing deals and renewals pair licensed characters with true nonfiction, helping children and families learn facts about science and history through the eyes of their favorite characters. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New England Society Names Five 2018 Book Awards: Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, and Travel

In categories of art, photography, fiction, nonfiction, and speciality books, the 213-year-old New England Society announces winners of its award for trade books of regional interest and significance. The post New England Society Names Five 2018 Book Awards: Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, and Travel... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2016: Fiction and Nonfiction

From crime fiction to medical advice with a sense of humor, both well-known authors and new voices were among the bestselling books in Germany last year. The post Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2016: Fiction and Nonfiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Award 2014 nominees for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature are announced

Works that were nominated include 'The Innovators' by Walter Isaacson and 'Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?' by Roz Chast for the nonfiction prize as well as 'All the Light We Cannot See' by Anthony Doerr and 'Station Eleven' by Emily St. John Mandel for the fiction award. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-14 10:33:10 UTC ]
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Street Noise Books Readies a New Line of Nonfiction Graphic Books

Street Noise Books, a new independent publishing house specializing in graphic memoir and illustrated nonfiction for young adults, will publish its first list in January 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: The Beastie Boys' memoir, fascinating fiction and more book news

Hello, readers! Welcome to this week’s books newsletter from the L.A. Times. I’m Carolyn Kellogg, our books editor, with the word on some fascinating new books. THE BIG REVIEW What was it like to start out in the punk rock scene, be fascinated by the birth of hip-hop and wind up superstars?... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UBM Partnership Adds Children’s Books Rights and Licensing to Beijing Book Fair

The Beijing International Book Fair's newly dedicated children's book program is announcing a partnership with exposition giant UBM to expand the fair's licensing opportunities. The post UBM Partnership Adds Children’s Books Rights and Licensing to Beijing Book Fair appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rashmi Sirdeshpande | 'Factual books have such an important place'

"In a world where fake news can travel scarily fast, factual books have such an important place.” Rashmi Sirdeshpande’s second children’s non-fiction book How to Change the World, illustrated by Annabel Tempest, will be published by Puffin in January. Speaking over the phone from her... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New post-apocalyptic fiction from Caldecott to Jo Fletcher Books

Quercus’ SFF imprint, Jo Fletcher Books, has acquired a new duology from Andrew Caldecott: "an ambitious and entirely original take on post-apocalyptic fiction". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-16 05:32:04 UTC ]
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Robert Peston launches fiction career in two-book deal with Zaffre

Bonnier imprint Zaffre Books has signed a two-book, six-figure deal with Robert Peston, ITV's political editor. His first novel, The Whistleblower, will be published in September 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-02 01:25:36 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

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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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Here’s the longlist for this year’s National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Nonfiction. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent writing. This year’s longlist features a mix of debut... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 19:15:43 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

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Soft Science Fiction: 15 Classic and Contemporary Must Read Books

Soft science fiction focuses on the social sciences, is more philosophical in approach, and explores the important social issues of our time. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Mermaid mania is real, and it’s seeping into the realm of nonfiction books

A variety of books aim to make sense of our obsession with these mystical beings. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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10 Great 2020 Adult LGBTQ+ Science Fiction Books

From space operas with sapphic women to nonbinary artists and mechanical dragons! Check out this this list of 2020 adult LGBTQ+ science fiction books, including The Seep by Chana Porter. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-17 10:36:49 UTC ]
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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels

With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last weekBritain’s readers have been emerging from lockdown to restock their bookshelves, with book sales – and particularly crime novels – booming in the three weeks since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 16:17:09 UTC ]
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The Rain Heron picked as BA Fiction Book of the Month, as scheme restarts

The Booksellers Association has announced The Rain Heron by Robbie Arnott (Atlantic) as its Fiction Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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