How 12 authors turned their book dedications into grand romantic gestures

Maeve Binchy, Carl Sagan and Fredrik Backman have all professed their love in indelible ways. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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How 12 authors turned their book dedications into grand romantic gestures

Maeve Binchy, Carl Sagan and Fredrik Backman have all professed their love in indelible ways. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-11 18:15:34 UTC ]
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12 of the Most Prolific Children’s Book Authors of All Time

These prolific children's book authors have written hundreds of books over decades working in the publishing industry! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Grand Gesture Books Goes Big on Romance

Bookseller Katherine Morgan has founded her own online bookstore—all while working two gigs at Bookshop.org and Powell's City of Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Author Joanne Harris turns down US book deal over censoring of ‘f-bomb’

Author of Chocolat says she does not use words ‘accidentally’The bestselling author Joanne Harris has turned down a US book deal after the publishers demanded she take out an “f-bomb” from the novel.The Chocolat author, who lives near Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, tweeted on Saturday: “Today I... Continue reading at The Guardian

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12 Middle Grade Asian Historical Fiction Books by Authors of Color

These middle grade AAPI and Asian historical fiction books, including Troublemaker by John Cho, transport readers into past, learning about important moments in history. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Kerr picture book cover revealed as author turns 95

HarperCollins Children’s Books has revealed the cover of Judith Kerr’s new picture book to celebrate the author’s 95th birthday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author Who Turns Classics Into Children’s Books Is Sued

The author Fredrik Colting, whose KinderGuide books are based on classic novels. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Authors turn out to celebrate W H Smith's Richard and Judy Book Club

Authors including Jilly Cooper, David Nicholls, Robert Harris and Rosamund Lupton turned out at a party to celebrate the success of the Richard and Judy Book Club with W H Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Banning Will Not Stop at Schools: Book Censorship News, January 12, 2024

Public libraries need to prepare for what's happening at school libraries to happen to them. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

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When Children’s Book Authors Don’t Like Children’s Books

Authors like Louisa May Alcott and A.A. Milne learned their success in children's literature didn't translate to respect for their art. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: November 12, 2022

The best YA book deals of the day, sponsored by Lerner Publishing Group. `Lerner Publishing Group`https://lernerbooks.com/braidingsweetgrass?utm_source=bookriot[AMP]utm_medium=banner[AMP]utm_campaign=mk275-1022`https://bookriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/9781728458991fc-200x300.jpg.optimal.jpg` Continue reading at Book Riot

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Discover New Japanese Books and Authors: Close-up on Japan Book Bank

As the largest online catalog of published Japanese content in the world, Japan Book Bank is the best and easiest way for publishers and copyright agents to discover new Japanese books and authors. PW caught up with Yoshiaki Hamza Yoshino of Japan Book Publishers Association to discuss JBB and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Riot’s Children’s Book Deals for January 12, 2022

Today’s edition of kids' book deals is sponsored by AfterShock Comics`AfterShock... Continue reading at Book Riot

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In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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When I find fiction too draining, I turn to books about books. They can be as thrilling as a whodunit.

Among other things, you’ll learn how a crime novel is written and what it’s like to own a book store in Scotland. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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12 Worthy Big Book Holders for Textbooks and Other Large Books

If you are in need of a book stand worthy of your large and heavy books, here are the big book holders of your dreams. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The week's bestselling books, May 12

The Southern California Independent Bookstore Bestsellers list for Sunday, May 12, 2024, including hardcover and paperback fiction and nonfiction. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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