HMH Launches SF/F List Curated by 'Best American' Series Editor

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has unveiled a new line of curated science fiction and fantasy titles. The eponymous line will be overseen by one of the editors of the publisher's Best American series, John Joseph Adams. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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AppWatch : A Look at What Publishers are Launching in the Mobile Space

Move Over Rubik's Cube ... There's a New, Addicting Puzzle in Town App: Esquire's Hardest Puzzle Ever Produced by: Esquire magazine (Hearst) Price: First level and sponsor level are free; next four levels cost $4.99 (total) to... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2011-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Xcite appoints author Coldwell as editor

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 09/08/2011 - 08:57 Erotic fiction publisher Xcite Books has appointed Elizabeth Coldwell to the role of editor. Coldwell is a former editor of Forum magazine and is also one of Xcite's bestselling authors. Managing director Hazel Cushion... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon quietly launches Kindle networking site

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 08/08/2011 - 15:39 Amazon.com has launched a social networking site for Kindle users to discuss and share notes on ebooks. The site, called kindle.amazon.com, allows users to set up profile pages, make notes on the ebooks they read and share... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women's Institute launches library petition

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 12:43 The Women's Institute has launched an e-petition in support of public libraries. The petition calls for the value of libraries to be recognised at both local and national levels and asks the government "to honour both its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AOL Launches Daily 'Magazine' App

The tablet has been the latest go-to source for trying to reach personalized content nirvana. And of course it's the magazine format that seems to make the most sense from both a metaphorical and presentation perspective. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. Launches New Tablet Strategy

Time Inc. is making it easier for readers to access its magazines in digital form—the company announced Wednesday that it will make all 21 of its U.S. titles available on the iPad and other tablets by the end of the year. But consumers still won’t be able to buy subscriptions through a key sales... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library launches 19th Century iPad app

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 14:05 The British Library has launched an iPad app allowing subscribers to browse 45,000 books from its 19th century historical collection. Subscription costs £1.99 per month and users can explore books from the likes of classic... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clare Conville launches literary festival

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 08:50 Clare Conville, director of Conville & Walsh, has set up a literary and music festival in East Anglia with rare book dealer and close friend Simon Finch. The Voewood Literary Festival, billed as "The Literary Garden... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Sony devices about to launch?

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 09:01 Sony has listed its ebook readers as out of stock on its website, raising speculation it could be on the verge of launching a new digital device. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ebury reveals 'Less Ordinary' digital list

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 09:03 Ebury has launched a digital imprint, initially focusing on abridged versions of Ebury's narrative non-fiction titles, called Lives Less Ordinary. Deputy publisher Andrew Goodfellow is behind the new range of digital... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orion launches BookBark for indies

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 12:23 Orion has launched an online initiative to support independent booksellers in the UK and Ireland, providing resources such as free-to-download in-store point of sale and exclusive offers. More than 100 bookshops have... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night confirms US launch

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 15:19 World Book Night will launch in the US in 2012, with the States confirmed as the event's first international partner. HarperCollins vice president of independent retailing Carl Lennertz has been appointed as chief... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown promotes two senior editors

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 14:57 Little, Brown Book Group has promoted two of its senior editors, with Emma Beswetherick becoming editorial director for Piatkus fiction and Rebecca Saunders moving to the role of editorial director for Sphere commercial... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flipboard Partners with Condé to Launch Ads

Social reading app Flipboard has struck a deal with Condé Nast to display full-page ads in several of the publisher’s titles. Starting today, readers of the New Yorker on Flipboard’s iPad app will begin seeing branded content from American Express throughout the virtual magazine. In October, a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith launches Priority Moments with O2

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 25/07/2011 - 16:05 W H Smith has launched a new half-price book promotion in partnership with mobile phone network O2, which it said has the potential to reach 22 million new customers. Priority Moments, which launches today (25th July), allows... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon UK launches Textbook Trade-In Programme

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 09:08 Amazon.co.uk has launched a service allowing customers to trade in old textbooks in exchange for gift card credit on their Amazon account. The UK e-retailer is allowing customers to send textbooks to Amazon free-of-charge, but... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forbes Media Makes Minority Investment in Startup of Ex-Fortune Editors

Forbes Media has struck a strategic partnership with Techonomy Media, a new media business founded last year by former Fortune magazine editors and writers David Kirkpatrick, Peter Petre and Brent Schlender. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle launches textbook rentals

Iniative would allow Kindle users to rent books with up to 80% offAmazon.com launched Kindle textbook rentals, promising "tens of thousands of textbooks" at discounts of as much as 80% less than purchase price on July 18. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2011-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tyrese Tweets Onto the Bestseller List

Tyrese Gibson's bestselling self-help memoir How to Get Out of Your Own Way (Grand Central) may be his first book, but thanks to more than 1.8 million Twitter followers (@Tyrese), the author is an old hand at connecting with fans through social media. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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