Hitting the Books: The latest 'Little Brother' is a stark cybersecurity thriller

Back in 2008, New York Times best-selling author and Boing Boing alum, Cory Doctorow introduced Markus “w1n5t0n” Yallow to the world in the original Little Brother (which you can still read for free right here). The story follows the talented teenage... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

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Lume Books acquires Jane Holland’s latest psychological thriller

Indie publisher Lume Books will publish the latest psychological thriller from Jane Holland, Someone to Care.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 09:26:34 UTC ]
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Trump's latest book hits the shelves

Donald Trump is out with a new book that reads like a campaign manifesto, boasting success stories but offering few details on how he would implement his policy goals as president. But in the book,... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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iBooks Bestsellers: A Book Editor's Book Hits #1

Audiences have moved toward fun fiction and away from furious facts as Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' takes a tumble to #3 on the iBooks list, while 'The Woman in the Window' by A.J. Finn—a book editor who now writes thrillers under a pen name—takes the #1 slot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: Bigger Crowds, Optimism as London Book Fair Hits Its Stride

Surging visitor numbers and a weaker pound have buoyed spirits at a busy 2017 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hitting the Books: Widespread DNA testing could intensify American racism

In the modern digital media landscape, we are not the customers — or even the audience — we are the product. Every time we log on, our personal data including where we go, what we search for, who we interact with and what we buy is scraped, siphoned,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-10-24 15:00:11 UTC ]
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S&S bags Jordan's latest thriller

Simon & Schuster UK has triumphed in a three-way auction for Do No Harm, a "compulsive" thriller from Jack Jordan.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 15:32:47 UTC ]
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Stephen Curry talks about his latest venture: A book club

The NBA star has joined the ranks of Oprah and Reese with a club that highlights underrated writers. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-19 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Duckworth Books snaps up former 'Big Brother' contestant's debut

Duckworth Books has acquired 2016 "Big Brother" finalist A J West's debut novel, The Spirit Engineer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 15:40:49 UTC ]
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‘Winter Counts’ hits the sweet spot between gritty thriller and social novel

David Heska Wanbli Weiden’s novel is mostly set 200 miles southeast of Mount Rushmore on South Dakota’s Rosebud Indian Reservation. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Egmont scoops picture book of Roberts' hit pandemic poem

Egmont has snapped up a picture book of "The Great Realisation", Tomos Roberts' poem in response to Covid-19 that has been viewed more than 60 million times since it was posted online in April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 12:53:30 UTC ]
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Trump's brother tries again to block niece's tell-all book after failed attempt

Robert Trump takes his bid to stop publication of Mary Trump’s Too Much and Never Enough to the New York supreme courtDonald Trump’s brother is making a second attempt to block publication of the much-anticipated book by their niece Mary Trump, about “the damaged man who currently occupies the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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‘Valley of the Dolls’ may be the best bad movie — and novel. A new book explores Jacqueline Susann’s cult hit.

Stephen Rebello’s “Dolls! Dolls! Dolls!” is a more than just a gossipy look at the making of the film everyone loves to hate. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Stanley Johnson lands book deal to republish virus thriller

The Virus, first published in 1982, will be reissued this summer after the PM’s father shrugged off accusations of cashing in on the coronavirus crisisA long out-of-print novel about a deadly virus by Stanley Johnson, the father of UK prime minister Boris Johnson, is to be reissued this summer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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20 brand-new books hitting shelves today.

The days in quarantine would all blend together if it weren’t for Tuesday, which is the day new books hit the (now metaphorical) shelves. Here are a few of the titles dropping today. You can get them from your local indie and/or Bookshop (which, by the way, has now raised over one million... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-28 13:57:38 UTC ]
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Shipping Delays Hit Books, Other Products, at Amazon

The surge at Amazon for such items as household staples and health and medical goods has resulted in extended shipping times for other products, including books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Avon Books to publish two more thrillers by Katerina Diamond

Avon Books will publish two more standalone thrillers from Katerina Diamond. Avon first launched Diamond in 2016 with The Teacher.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 00:37:45 UTC ]
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Coronavirus-hit Italy sees 25% drop in book sales

According to the Italian Publishers Association (AIE), Italy's book market fell 25% last week, with those areas worst-hit by the coronavirus—such as Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia—seeing drops of 50% and above. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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