HarperCollins scoops book from social media stars Irving and dog Max

HarperCollins has acquired “a heartwarming tale” of the friendship between car crash survivor Kerry Irving and Max the Springer Spaniel after their story proved a social media hit. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 11:02:19 UTC ]
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Qandeel Baloch was a social media star in Pakistan. A new book explores her life and murder.

“A Woman Like Her” is both an intimate portrait and a sweeping look at cultural shifts — and the price paid by women. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-06 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber scoops social distancing picture book

Faber Children’s is publishing While We Can’t Hug, a picture book that "shows us how to be affectionate while social distancing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 00:49:38 UTC ]
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'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness to publish début picture book with HarperCollins

HarperCollins has scooped the début picture book from “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness about a gender non-binary guinea pig. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 06:46:35 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops Harvill Secker editor Adams debut in two-book deal

HarperCollins has won a multi-publisher auction for The Reading List by debut author and Harvill Secker commissioning editor Sara Nisha Adams in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-10 16:51:18 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops fantasy debut in two book deal

HarperCollins have acquired world English rights to The Black Hawks by David Wragg, a fantasy debut in which a band of mercenaries take on corrupt religious authorities.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen and Vodafone offer free book about social media safety

Vodafone Foundation, the telecommunications company's charitable arm, and Andersen Press are offering parents a free children’s book about using social media responsibly. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Social Media Marketing: Working the Platform

The past few years have seen social media, propelled by the all-purpose WeChat app and the Weibo microblogging service, become an indispensable promotional and sales channel in the Chinese publishing industry. Critics point to challenges facing publishers who depend on social media marketing.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs seven book deal starring child detective

HarperCollins Children’s Books has bought seven titles about a child detective from British author Andrew Clover and US based illustrator Ralph Lazar, following a “hotly contested auction”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VideoPad Video Editor review: A great starter kit for up-and-coming social media stars

VideoPad Video Editor is an affordable, entry-level video editing application that’s particularly powerful for creators who want to publish their videos to YouTube or Facebook. It’s easy to use, and it makes the workflow of social publishing much easier than it is in some other apps.The social... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne apologises after puberty book sparks social media backlash

Usborne Publishing has apologised and will revise the content of one its books after it suggested that girls have breasts “to look grown-up and attractive”. Growing Up for Boys was published in 2013 but readers have only recently voiced their outrage for the children’s guide to puberty on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From social media star to bestselling writer, the young ‘Instapoet’

Rupi Kaur’s first book, Milk and Honey, sold 1.4 million copieSOrdinarily, the illustration adorning the cover of a new book is not a big story, but such is the hype around the young Canadian poet Rupi Kaur that her plan to release the picture to her 1.3 million Instagram followers on 1 June is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Thought Catalog Uses Social Media Data To Drive Book Publishing

Chris Lavergne, publisher of Thought Catalog Books, knows what his social data is saying: Create 'an experience that isn't efficient—that's anti-efficient.' The post How Thought Catalog Uses Social Media Data To Drive Book Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Honest Few turns your social media posts into money for books

With ebook libraries, Amazon Prime Reading and the plethora of online services available putting free publications in your various devices, it's a wonder that people still pay any money for books anymore. But a new website called Honest Few is found... Continue reading at Engadget

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Social media stars Jack & Jack to Quercus

Quercus has acquired a non-fiction title by social media stars Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson, known on social media as Jack & Jack. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Using Social Media to Understand the Chinese Book Market

A new report from Nesta, The Literary Platform, and Douban Read highlights opportunities for international publishers in the Chinese book market. The post Using Social Media to Understand the Chinese Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Momentum Drives Social Media Book Promotions

Momentum is designed to be a turnkey subscription service that allows publishers to create social unlock book promotions--ask fans to tweet or post in return for cool stuff--and then track fan engagement and behavior afterwards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins Canada Publishes Rock Star’s E-book Serial

HarperCollins Canada experiments with publishing a multimedia digital original fiction series with text, illustrations and soundtrack created by Bedouin Soundclash frontman. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Star Is Convinced Social Media Is Ruining Our Lives

Specs Who Brandi Glanville Age 41 Accomplishments Star of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills; author (her new book, Drinking and Dating: P.S. Social Media Is Ruining Romance, will be released Feb. 11) Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you consume in the morning? I guess it... Continue reading at AdWeek

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These (Fake) Self–Help Books Diagnose Nearly Every Way People Are Terrible On Social Media

American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis is what's known in online circles as a world–class troll. For the uninitiated, a troll is someone who expresses a controversial and often contrarian opinion in order to get a rise out of people and draw attention to himself. If someone is widely... Continue reading at Fast Company

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