In ‘The Book of Two Ways,’ Jodi Picoult delivers another powerful story about heart-wrenching moral choices

The book takes a “Sliding Doors” approach, as a woman, on the heels of a near-death experience, contemplates her next move. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-22 14:35:11 UTC ]
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In Jason Reynolds’s Powerful New Book, Stories Stitch Together a Neighborhood

The kids in “Look Both Ways,” a National Book Award finalist, share hustles, jokes, video games, board tricks, secret messages and private dreams. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-08 20:46:07 UTC ]
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'Heart-wrenching' and 'original' tale to Dialogue Books

Dialogue Books has acquired Remembered by Yvonne Battle-Felton, a "heart-wrenching" story set in 1910 Philadelphia delving into the memories of an emancipated slave at a time her son's life hangs in the balance. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for 'powerful' book on racism in sport

HarperCollins Publishers has acquired world rights to a book about sport and race from former journalist Derek A Bardowell following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cine-Books: A New Way to Tell a Story

This new start-up has created a hybrid digital book, combining ebooks, video, illustration, and audiobooks into an exciting new format. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New 'life-affirming' Jodi Picoult book to Hodder

Hodder is set to publish a new "thought-provoking" and "life-affirming" novel from Jodi Picoult entitled Small Great Things. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crazy about books? These 5 L.A. book events offer inspiring stories from Los Angeles and beyond

As we descend into the hazy thick of summer, this week’s book events remind us that one day in a life has the power to change everything. Indeed, it’s all that ever changes anything. In the memoir corner, we have a traumatic encounter at the train station, a knock on the door of a rundown... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-12 14:20:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: Hollywood Powers Adapted Books to the List

This week's Apple Books store bestseller list again shows the power the screen has over the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Story of Our Networked World Is a Story of Upheaval

In his new book, former F.C.C. Chariman Tom Wheeler deftly explores 500 years of network revolutions, and offers an invaluable take on the challenges we now face. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US book trade rallies around the power of books following Trump's win

Members of the US book trade have urged the industry to remember the powerful role books play in promoting unity and understanding in the wake of the US election result which saw Republican candidate Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Rebuck, Pullman Celebrate the Staying Power of Books

In their keynotes, Penguin Random House U.K. publisher and bestselling author Philip Pullman stressed that while technology is changing, publishing's mission, storytelling, is not. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book ban campaigners deliver "hundreds of books" to MoJ

English PEN and the Howard League for Penal Reform today (11th December) delivered hundreds of books to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to send on to prisoners. Authors Francesca Simon and Miranda France joined representatives of the charities, who wore Christmas-themed clothing and offered mince... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Arsène Wenger's story guns into top spot amid strong book sales

Arsene Wenger's My Life in Red and White (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) has immediately lifted the trophy in the UK Official Top 50, scoring the number one spot with 35,297 copies sold in its launch week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-19 21:24:07 UTC ]
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3 Ways to Start a Two-Person Book Club with a Friend

One Rioter describes three different types of two-person book clubs that have helped her make and maintain long-lasting literary friendships. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Zoom Into A Good Read: 4 Ways Libraries Hype Books Virtually

This librarian has seen some truly creative ideas for how libraries hype books virtually, and she's here to share the wealth. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-05 10:30:00 UTC ]
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Historical Fiction and the Power of Stories

How historical fiction gave one reader deeper and more vivid insights into history and guided her career in teaching and librarianship. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-28 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi | 'Stories have such power you cannot imagine'

The First Woman, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's powerful feminist novel about a headstrong young woman’s coming-of-age in 1970s Uganda, has had a long and fraught path to publication. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 17:05:04 UTC ]
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Cape wins music icon Neneh Cherry’s 'powerful' memoir in 14-way auction

Jonathan Cape has acquired Swedish musician Neneh Cherry’s memoir, A Thousand Threads, in a 14-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 11:56:22 UTC ]
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The Books Briefing: Stories From America’s Prisons

Books written by incarcerated writers raise vital questions about how we can build a more just society: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2020-09-11 17:15:05 UTC ]
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