Jenny Slate's New Book Is a Box of Treats

The actor, stand-up comic, and children’s book author invites readers into her head with a collection of “little weirds.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jenny Slate Wrote a Book-Shaped Thing. What Is It?

“Little Weirds,” a new collection by the actress and comedian, isn’t the funny memoir you might have expected. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-25 09:00:27 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New subscription box service confronts lack of representation in children's books

A new subscription service offering monthly deliveries of black children's literature has been launched in response to the lack of children’s books in the UK featuring BAME characters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 16:01:04 UTC ]
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Jenny Eclair and Kit de Waal champion Listening Books

Authors Jenny Eclair, Kit de Waal, Sally Gardner and Bali Rai have been made ambassadors for national audiobook charity Listening Books as it marks its 60th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 18:56:21 UTC ]
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Sphere signs two-book deal with Jenny Eclair

Sphere has picked up two more novels from comedian Jenny Eclair ahead of the release of her latest book, Inheritance (Sphere). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-19 05:54:01 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Jenny Slate's Truest Voice

Jenny Slate is an actress ('Parks and Recreation'), stand-up comedian (a season on 'SNL'), and author of the children’s book 'Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,' which is the basis for a series of videos and an upcoming movie. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin launches picture book subscription box

Puffin has launched its first ever subscription box service with boxes for children aged three to five-years-old.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 05:36:25 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: 'Bird Box' Gets the Netflix Bump

Just behind 'Becoming' is Josh Malerman's 'Bird Box,' which saw a significant sales bump thanks to the recent Netflix adaptation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Josh Malerman’s ‘Bird Box’ on Netflix

Michigan-based author Josh Malerman's debut novel 'Bird Box' is a Christmas release from Netflix in its Universal Pictures production directed by Denmark's Susanne Bier and starring Sandra Bullock. The post Books to Film: Josh Malerman’s ‘Bird Box’ on Netflix appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamilcar Publications, New Boxing Book Imprint, Launches This Fall

Hannibal Boxing, a Boston-based, boxing-focused media company founded by book business veteran Kyle Sarofeen and partner Andy Komack, will launch a boxing book imprint this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Subscription box for self-help books launches

Donna Louise Hay, the founder of the GozenGirls book club for self-development titles, has branched out by creating a subscription box. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Box Books: the subscription service for diverse kids titles

A new subscription service for diverse and inclusive children’s books has launched in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Films based on books take 44% more at the box office

Films based on books take 44% more at the box office in the UK and 53% more worldwide than original screenplays, research from the Publishers Association (PA) has shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires Ronquillo’s ‘Spellbound’

In subscriptions, Amazon's Prime program announces a "Book Box" invitational offer in the United States, as the UK's Unicorn art-book publisher names New Mexico's Fatima Ronquillo to its retrospective club. The post Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere strikes new two-book deal with Jenny Ashcroft

Sphere has acquired two more historical fiction novels by author Jenny Ashcroft. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Don Winslow, Teju Cole and a treat for Fathers Day

Big news as I’m writing this: Amazon purchased Whole Foods. Our business team is covering it here, if you’d like to read more. I’m Carolyn Kellogg, our books editor, with links to some of our stories this week. THE BIG STORY Don Winslow, author of “The Cartel” and other insightful thrillers about... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books Opening in Manhattan, Second Store Slated for Boston

The mega-retailer is picking up the pace of its bookstore openings, with a new store slated for NYC and a second for the Boston area before its first one even opens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ladybird Book of Boxing Day coming for Christmas

Penguin Random House is to release the 20th title in the Ladybird Books for Grown Ups series: The Ladybird Book of Boxing Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling unveils 'brand new treat' of three more Harry Potter-related books

JK Rowling just can't seem to let Harry Potter go. Having launched the "eighth book", in the form of a two-part play, the best-selling author has revealed three new texts will be released next month.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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