‘Love, Unscripted’ is a rom-com homage, but transcends the genre

Owen Nicholls’ debut novel is chock-full of movie references, but he delves deeply into the intricacies of maintaining a relationship. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

Ingrid Persaud’s Trinidad-set debut is a memorable, moving account of wounded people who come together to create an alternative family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Queers Love Comics, and “Grease Bats” Loves Queers

When you meet Archie Bongiovanni, you may feel as though you already know them. The jorts, the stick-n-poke tattoos, the larger-than-the-room laugh that means you always know where they’re standing. That’s because Bongiovanni’s incredibly endearing energy winds up all over the page in Grease... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-09-27 11:00:50 UTC ]
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Audiobooks Transcend Format—and Help Me Transcend My Habits

How one listener's experience with a graphic novel on audio changed her perspective on audiobooks -- and her own reading life. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-23 10:40:52 UTC ]
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UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks

Even as the UK's Publishers Association opens its 'Love Audio' campaign, London hasn't taken the cue from Brussels and dropped its VAT rate on audiobooks. The post UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookCon 2019: Love Is Love

We talked to Tehlor Kay Mejia, Daniel José Older, Morgan Parker, and Angelo Surmelis about love, family, community, and growing up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Artist Jaime Hernandez reunites his ‘Love and Rockets’ women, but only loves one now

It is by now a legendary piece of comic book lore: In 1981, a trio of brothers from Oxnard — Jaime, Gilbert and Mario Hernandez — self-published a slim black-and-white comic book they titled “Love and Rockets.” The volume, reprinted the following year by Fantagraphics, contained a riff on old... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emma Carroll | 'It’s lovely to see Middle Grade having its moment. It’s what I love writing'

The former secondary school teacher and graduate of Bath Spa’s MA in Writing for Young People explores themes of prejudice, racism and identity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic book creators unite for 'Love Is Love' to honor victims of Orlando attack

The comic book community is coming together for "Love Is Love," a comic to honor those killed in June's Orlando attack. Organized by writer Marc Andreyko, "Love Is Love" will feature more than 100 one- to two-page stories from some of the biggest names in comics. Contributing... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Sphere bags 'riotously funny' Myers rom-com

Callum Kenny, editor for Sphere fiction, has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, for two new novels from Justin Myers. Rights were acquired from Becky Thomas at Johnson & Alcock.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 13:07:57 UTC ]
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‘Britain’s loneliest shepherdess’ finds love in new book with Sphere

Sphere will publish My Farming Life, the new memoir from shepherdess Emma Gray. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 10:05:06 UTC ]
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7 of the Year’s Best Debut Novelists on Their First Literary Loves

Every year, we ask The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Finalists to reminisce about the first book they fell in love with. This year, we asked Finalists to reflect not just on the first story that stole their heart, but the story that seeded curiosity and empathy for the plight of others... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 09:48:30 UTC ]
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Michelle Harrison | 'We’ve still got superstitions all around us and I love playing on that'

A family curse trapped the three Widdershins sisters on the prison isle of Crowstone in A Pinch of Magic. The sequel, A Sprinkle of Sorcery, took them across the marshes and waves to a secret island not found on any map. In February, Simon & Schuster Children’s Books will publish the third... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood,’ by Christa Parravani: An Excerpt

An excerpt from “Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood,” by Christa Parravani Continue reading at The New York Times

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Blue Ivy Carter adds to her resumé with 'Hair Love' audiobook narration

Blue Ivy Carter, the 8-year-old daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, narrates the audiobook adaptation of Matthew A. Cherry's Oscar-winning "Hair Love." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-09 19:42:28 UTC ]
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Blue Ivy Carter is narrating the audiobook adaptation of the short film Hair Love.

Do you feel old yet? If the answer is yes, then join the club! Today, director and author Matthew A. Cherry announced via Twitter that Blue Ivy Carter (that’s right: Beyoncé and Jay Z’s eight-year-old daughter) is the narrator of the audiobook adaptation of his 2019 animated short film Hair... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate: PW Talks with Peter Bagge

This month, cartoonist Peter Bagge returns to his indie comics roots and to Buddy Bradley, one of his most enduring characters, when Fantagraphics publishes 'The Complete Hate', a three-volume collection of Bagge’s fictional chronicle of the gruff, heading nowhere fast 1990s slacker. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Headline Review falls for Stone's 'timeless' love story

Headline Review will publish Always, in December by debut novelist Emily Stone, as a lead launch title in autumn 2021.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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