High hopes for 2016's début novels

Publishers are kicking off 2016 with débuts they hope to launch as the next big thing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Richard Powers’s New Novel, Hope for a Grieving Kid and Planet May Lurk in the Human Brain

The Pulitzer Prize winner’s latest book, “Bewilderment,” features a widowed father whose troubled son is transformed by a novel neurofeedback therapy with profound implications for the human race. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-21 09:00:08 UTC ]
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16 of the Best Contemporary Romance Novels Since 2016

These are 16 of the best contemporary romance novels that have been published in the last five years, including Destination Wedding by Diksha Basu. Get your summer reading list ready! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-18 10:35:00 UTC ]
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How a visit to Iceland inspired a futurist novel of climate change and hope

Australian author Charlotte McConaghy brings 'Migrations' to the L.A. Times Book Club Feb. 24. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Epistolary novel Love, Hope to Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has bagged Love, Hope by Juliet Ann Conlin, an "uplifting" and "life-affirming" epistolary novel about overcoming loneliness and finding happiness. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 01:17:41 UTC ]
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Abigail Dean | 'It is meant to be a novel about humanity and hope'

Girl A, the novel that was the centre of a bidding frenzy on both sides of the Atlantic, looks set to catapult Abigail Dean into the bestseller lists Continue reading at The Bookseller

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High five collaborative novel is a hit for six

A collaborative novel featuring five bestselling authors including Lucinda Riley and Alyson Richman, inspired by a recent blockbuster Guggeinheim exhibition of a previously little-known pioneering female abstract artist, has notched up advances of "well over $1m" in six territories in the run-up... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sunmark Has High International Hopes for Two Japanese Bestsellers

The Tokyo-based house, which was the original publisher of Marie Kondo’s 'The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up', is pushing two new titles in the U.S. and abroad. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novels Had a Strong 2016, Though Comics Sales Slowed

Retailers blame the presidential campaign and postelection anxiety for the year ending on a flat note, but some categories are growing in the book trade and in the comics shop market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld acquires new novel by Anna Hope

Transworld has bought a new novel by Anna Hope inspired by American TV series "The Affair". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NEIBA 2016: A High Energy Show

From the opening keynote with Zadie Smith to the closing lunch with Douglas Preston, the energy at the 43rd annual NEIBA fall conference never failed. In part booksellers were buoyed by a strong year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2016 German Book Prize Shortlist Highlights Six New Novels

Out of 156 original submissions, the seven-member jury led by Christoph Schröder chose six novels for the prestigious German Book Prize shortlist. The post 2016 German Book Prize Shortlist Highlights Six New Novels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Graphic Novels, Movies and Margaret Atwood

There were plenty of new graphic novels of all kinds at this year's Comic-Con, including one by acclaimed Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Weekly E-Ranking, 7th May 2016: A new Hope

Star of Africa (Avon) is the star of The Bookseller’s first-ever Weekly E-Book Ranking. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BEA 2016: Kristina Riggle: A Novel of Note

Kristina Riggle was inspired to write "Vivian in Red" (Polis, Sept.), a multigenerational story with a family mystery, after her agent urged her to expand her horizons from the usual short time-line focus on a particular family or small town. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Emily Fridlund: A Novel First

What began as a short story and an academic endeavor was easily transformed into the opening chapter of Emily Fridlund's first novel, "The History of Wolves," told from the point of view of a 14-year-old named Linda. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Jennifer Close: A Hopeful in Fact and Fiction

It might be a double-edged sword, Jennifer Close says, that her fourth novel, "The Hopefuls" (Knopf, July), is being published the same week that the Republicans in Cleveland, and the Democrats in Philadelphia the following week, are convening to select their presidential nominees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sphere signs novels from Carrie Hope Fletcher

YouTube star Carrie Hope Fletcher is to write two novels for Sphere, including a “high-concept love story like no other”. Fletcher’s non-fiction book All I Know Now was published by Sphere earlier this year. Sphere commissioning editor Manpreet Grewal acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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17 Novels That Would Make Great Graphic Novels

These stories, including The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, are great in prose, but they are crying out for a graphic novel adaptation to bring the visuals to life. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Fall Regional Shows Get High Attendance—and High Marks

This fall's independent bookstore regional trade shows started off last week with two big virtual fairs held by three organizations—and did so swimmingly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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