Hachette Unveils Chlldren's App Pairing Text and Music

Hachette, in partnership with startup Novel Effect, has created an app that relies on voice recognition technology to sync music and sound effects to text, as it's read aloud from select picture books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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RNA unveils award shortlists and honours Gayle

The shortlists for the 2021 Romantic Novel Awards have been revealed, with Mike Gayle receiving this year's Outstanding Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-31 16:34:16 UTC ]
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Hachette launches Feminist Book Box subscriptions service

Hachette UK is launching the Feminist Book Box, a subscription service intended to highlight the best in feminist writing and storytelling across its 10 divisions, including Hodder & Stoughton, Little, Brown and Orion.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 01:29:39 UTC ]
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AAP Officers: Wiley CEO Brian Napack Is Chair, Hachette CEO Pietsch is Vice-Chair

'Brian Napack helms the AAP board, saying, 'A vibrant, independent publishing industry plays an essential role in our democracy.' The post AAP Officers: Wiley CEO Brian Napack Is Chair, Hachette CEO Pietsch is Vice-Chair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-27 23:29:51 UTC ]
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Hachette 'moving in the right direction' as it cuts gender pay gap

Hachette UK has released its latest gender pay gap report, revealing that the mean gender pay gap for Hachette UK Ltd dropped by four percentage points from 25.9% in 2019 to 21.9% in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-26 18:43:45 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's acquires Hill's 'myth-busting and celebratory' guide to periods

Hachette Children’s Group has secured the rights to My Period: Find Your Flow and Feel Period Positive!, the "one-stop positive guide to getting your period" from author and journalist Milli Hill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-26 11:34:50 UTC ]
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Audiobook Apps for Bilingual Readers and Language Learners

Whether you're practicing a language, or want to read a book in its original language, try these audiobook apps for language learning. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-20 11:39:00 UTC ]
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Kevin Barry’s ‘That Old Country Music’ examines the brutal bliss of romantic love

The story collection arrives on the heels of Barry’s superb 2019 novel, “Night Boat to Tangier.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-17 06:54:27 UTC ]
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Black Futures Co-Creators to Guest-Curate Facebook App’s Lift Black Voices Section

Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, co-authors of visual anthology Black Futures, will become the first-ever guest curators of the Lift Black Voices section in its flagship mobile applications. Starting Monday and lasting for three weeks, they will personally select collections of dialogues, essays... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-01-11 18:55:42 UTC ]
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Manage Your 2021 TBR With These Reading List Apps

These eight reading list apps can help you stay organized and focused on your reading goals throughout 2021. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-08 11:40:00 UTC ]
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A Reading List to Pair With WONDER WOMAN 1984

The perfect books to add even more depth to Wonder Woman -- read these as you watch Wonder Woman 1984, including Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-08 11:38:00 UTC ]
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Apple removes more unlicensed games from the App Store in China

The App Store is reportedly looking a little different in China today. According to Reuters, Apple has removed roughly 39,000 games owned by developers and publishers that don’t have an ISBN (International Standard Book Number) from the Chinese gover... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-12-31 13:01:44 UTC ]
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Mian and Mitchell among 2021 Hachette Children's Novel Award judges

Children’s author Zanib Mian, Waterstones children’s category specialist Georgina Mitchell, literary agent Hellie Ogden and Hachette Children’s Group’s senior commissioning editor Tig Wallace are to judge the Hachette Children’s Novel Award in 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-18 18:51:25 UTC ]
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Vuori promoted in Hachette contracts restructure, as two depart

Hachette UK is restructuring its contracts department under the management of Anniina Vuori, who is newly promoted to director, while two divisional directors have left the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 16:36:04 UTC ]
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Bob Dylan sells entire publishing catalogue to Universal Music

Deal covers 600 songs including Blowin’ in the Wind and Knockin’ on Heaven’s DoorUniversal Music has struck a deal to buy the rights to Bob Dylan’s entire catalogue of 600 songs, from Blowin’ in the Wind to Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, in the biggest music publishing deal in decades.Dylan, whose... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-07 12:40:36 UTC ]
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Octopus unveils guerilla campaign for Women Don’t Owe You Pretty

Octopus is rolling out a guerilla marketing campaign for Women Don’t Owe You Pretty, as the debut feminist memoir's sales exceed 100,000 copies through UK Bookscan in its first six months. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-07 02:21:29 UTC ]
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Two Roads unveils Hogan's latest novel, based on famous clairvoyant

Ruth Hogan is publishing her fourth novel with Two Roads in April 2021, Madame Burova—a story of community, love and friendship set in Brighton and spanning over 50 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 16:42:42 UTC ]
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Welbeck unveils children's fiction imprint

Welbeck Publishing Group is launching a new children's fiction imprint, Welbeck Flame, with Felicity Alexander joining as associate publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-30 21:16:04 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's acquires four from Carmelite Picture Book Prize-winner

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two non-fiction picture books and two picture books by debut author and illustrator Ellan Rankin, winner of the 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 20:16:52 UTC ]
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Amazon adds X-Ray features to its music service

Amazon is bringing over a popular feature from Kindle and Prime Video to its Music service. The company announced today the Music X-Ray experience is now available for tens of millions of songs in its catalog. According to the company, this will “off... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-20 16:45:39 UTC ]
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Doctor Who's sonic pioneers to turn internet into giant musical instrument

The BBC Radiophonic Workshop made the famous science fiction theme tune and worked with the Beatles. Now it is preparing to make historyThe Radiophonic Workshop has always broken new sonic ground, from the Doctor Who theme to the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Now they’re at it again – this... Continue reading at The Guardian

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