Laugh, Learn, Captivate: Spotlight on Little Genius Books

Launching in April, Little Genius Books is an independent publisher of children’s books that will offer a diverse range of board books, picture books, activity books, nonfiction, novelty books, and more. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Four new books to help your kids laugh and learn

‘Please Don’t Eat Me,’ ‘The Poison Eaters,’ ‘Fight for the Forest’ and ‘Look Both Ways’ Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-21 23:13:39 UTC ]
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What a New Book Expo Could Learn From the Helsinki Book Fair

Picture yourself at the Javitz Center in Manhattan during a Book Expo trade show. Your feet ache. You’re longing for caffeine, but the line for the only Starbucks is miles long, plus that guy from your last job is holding court in its middle. It’s years since the last time you actually conducted... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-03 09:49:41 UTC ]
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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Redbery Books

We talk with Maureen Palmer, owner of Redbery Books in Cable, Wis., population 825. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Third Eye Books

We talk with Michelle Lewis and Charles Hannah, who own and operate Third Eye Books, a store in Portland, Ore., focused on anti-racism and social justice titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beto O’Rourke’s book spotlights Texans’ struggles for voting rights

O'Rourke, the Democratic candidate for governor, presents himself as a listener and an advocate for the state's progressive activists. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-19 10:00:23 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Capital Books

We talk with Ross and Heidi Rojek, who opened Capital Books in downtown Sacramento, Calif., in spring 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Connecting Readers with the Right Books: Closeup on Learn with NoveList

PW spoke with Danielle Borasky, v-p of NoveList, about the vision behind Learn with NoveList and why it’s the essential platform for today’s library staff. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Mitzi’s Books

We talk with Mary Ackland, retail manager of Mitzi’s Books in Rapid City, S.Dak. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: From Book Desert to Oasis

How One Oregon Community Reopened Its Library After the County Voted to Shut It Down Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Soul Book Nook

Waterloo, Iowa’s Soul Book Nook is the first and only Black-owned indie in a state where, according to the most recent U.S. Census, less than 4% the population identifies as African American. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What can we learn from Iceland? A lot, says a new book about that country’s women.

"Secrets of the Sprakkar," by Iceland’s first lady, Eliza Reid, highlights the accomplishments of women in a society that places high value on gender equality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-29 13:00:36 UTC ]
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The Book Biz Learns to Embrace Our Diverse Reality

Publishers and editors discuss their efforts to broaden their lists to reach those in underrepresented communities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: Powell’s Books

The current status of Powell’s Books, one of the largest and best-known independent bookstores in the country, is in flux. “It has been an incredibly difficult period,” said Emily Powell, 43, owner and president. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Spotlight: The Dog Eared Book

The Dog Eared Book hosts few author events and has no local school partnerships or large initiatives underway. But as it approaches its seventh anniversary, the Palmyra, N.Y., store represents something rare in American bookselling today: it is simply a bookstore, and a highly successful one at... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Zen and the Art of Children's Books: Spotlight on Mark Brown

The author’s Zen Pig series shows children the importance of gratitude, presence, and compassion with clear writing and touching artwork. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day to spotlight over 40 books in recommended lists

The 2021 trade campaign to mark National Poetry Day (NPD) on 7th October is spotlighting 43 new poetry books from 26 different publishers, in a year that sees more recommendations from indie presses than ever before. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 09:29:33 UTC ]
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Promoting Cooperation and Cultural Exchange: Spotlight on the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Growing American participation, record-breaking submissions, and the expansion of translation grants are among the highlights for 2021. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Better Way to Produce Books Locally and Fulfill Global Demand: Spotlight on HP Publishing Solutions

Through its global print partner network, HP offers publishers a more economic, sustainable, and resilient way to do business. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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