Guppy Books holds competition to find new YA voices

Oxford-based independent publisher Guppy Books is launching a competition to search for new voices in young adult fiction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 12:22:58 UTC ]
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Penguin Books pre-empts YA thriller from 'astounding new voice'

Penguin Books has pre-empted What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson, a YA debut about "beauty, brutality and broken people trying to survive", branded "a masterpiece of a thriller". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 13:52:08 UTC ]
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Read Harder: An Own Voices YA Book With a Black Main Character That Isn’t About Black Pain

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read an own voices YA book with a Black main character that isn't about Black pain. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-07 11:30:00 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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Kirkus Collections wants to make it easier to find YA books that reflect America

Kids these days apparently want to read books that reflect their lives. So following that whole supply-and-demand thing we all learned in Economics 101, Kirkus is giving the people what they want. They’ve just launched Kirkus Collections, which brings together Young Adult and children’s lit... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New UK Competition to Find the “Next Big Thing” in Kids Books

A new competition to find the “next big thing” in children’s literature is being launched by the UK’s National Literary Trust and Bloomsbury Children’s Books. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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When I find fiction too draining, I turn to books about books. They can be as thrilling as a whodunit.

Among other things, you’ll learn how a crime novel is written and what it’s like to own a book store in Scotland. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-27 07:52:38 UTC ]
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Non-ALA Book Awards for Children’s and YA Books

The ALA isn't the only organization that honors the best children's and young adult books of the year. Check out these children's book awards. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-09 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:00:29 UTC ]
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3 on a YA Theme: Books About the Book World

Get a glimpse of how books get made with these three YA books about publishing, authors, fandom, and the book world at large! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-24 10:31:05 UTC ]
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Pew Report: Overall Book Readership Holding Steady, but E-Books Have Stalled

After posting an 11 percentage point jump from 2011-2014, ebook readership has seen no change in the last two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Children's and YA Books From the Havana Book Fair

Among the popular children's and YA titles at the Havana Book Fair was a book about child slaves, an amusing collection about being different, and a cookbook for kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-04 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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Gill pens YA poetry collection for Macmillan Children's Books

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired Here Are the Words, the first YA and crossover poetry collection from bestselling poet and social media star Nikita Gill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-23 04:50:57 UTC ]
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How Do You Find a Book When You Can’t Remember the Title or the Author?

Anyone who has worked in a bookstore knows only too well that moment when a customer approaches by saying, “So I don’t remember the title, or the author, but—.” And we’ve all been on the other side of the counter, trying to pinpoint something we can’t quite describe at a bookstore (“It’s a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-21 08:55:42 UTC ]
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Orwell was more than a social critic. Rebecca Solnit’s new book finds him in the garden.

Solnit’s ‘Orwell’s Roses’ is the story of a life that doesn’t read like a typical biography. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-19 14:00:00 UTC ]
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You won’t find Dave Eggers’s new book on Amazon. That’s the most interesting thing about it.

“The Every,” a sequel to “The Circle,” suffers from the Web’s worst quality: unlimited space. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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New research finds a growing appetite for Australian books overseas, with increased demand in China

A new survey of Australia’s international book rights sales finds children’s books are most popular with overseas buyers but adult fiction is catching up. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-10-18 19:12:38 UTC ]
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23 adult books for teens who are ready to read beyond the YA shelf

Selections by teens and librarians include ‘The Kite Runner,’ ‘Ready Player One’ and ‘Dreams of My Father’ Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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