'Lush' YA fantasy of witches in 19th-century Italy to Hodder

Hodder has pre-empted a "sumptuous" YA duology set in 19th-century Italy from Kerri Maniscalco to publish this autumn. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-03 00:01:40 UTC ]
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Two 19th century Gothic classics get Goth YA makeovers

Gris Grimly punks up the 'Frankenstein' crew in his illustrated book, while Alison Croggon modernizes 'Wuthering Heights' in her YA novel 'Black Spring.'Those thoroughly satiated with beach days and summer blonds can seek refuge of a darker sort in two new novels for young adults in which... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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How Fantasy Literature Helped Create the 21st Century

The following is the introduction to The Big Book of Modern Fantasy, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, to be published by Vintage Books on July 21, 2020. Introduction copyright (c) 2020 by VanderMeer Creative, Inc. Fantasy is a broad and various category that on the one hand can feature... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-07-16 11:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Union’ tells the origin story of the United States through 19th-century voices

Colin Woodard shows how competing visions of U.S. history shaped our national narrative. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The best YA fantasy to read now

Rainbow Rowell has released a long-awaited sequel, and Kiersten White puts a spin on Arthurian legend. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In Monique Truong’s ‘The Sweetest Fruits,’ 19th-century writer Lafcadio Hearn comes to life

Truong’s book is made up of women’s voices, each of them relating a version of the writer they loved. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-29 17:16:30 UTC ]
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“Wicked Fox” is an engrossing – if convoluted – YA fantasy

Kat Cho’s debut novel “Wicked Fox” is a little complicated, but the poignantly rendered family relationships and fantasy drama are worth the ride. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-08-22 23:52:56 UTC ]
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‘Wicked Fox’ is an engrossing – if convoluted – YA fantasy

Kat Cho’s debut novel “Wicked Fox” is a little complicated, but the poignantly rendered family relationships and fantasy drama are worth the ride. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-08-22 23:52:00 UTC ]
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‘Wicked Fox’ is an engrossing – if convoluted – YA fantasy

Kat Cho’s debut novel “Wicked Fox” is a little complicated, but the poignantly rendered family relationships and fantasy drama are worth the ride. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-08-22 23:52:00 UTC ]
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‘Wicked Fox’ is an engrossing – if convoluted – YA fantasy

Kat Cho’s debut novel “Wicked Fox” is a little complicated, but the poignantly rendered family relationships and fantasy drama are worth the ride. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-08-22 23:52:00 UTC ]
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Titan Books nets Joan He's debut YA fantasy

Titan Books will publish Joan He’s YA debut, a Chinese-inspired fantasy novel about a princess whose father is murdered. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 02:49:33 UTC ]
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Cranachan signs YA fantasy epic from Caroline Logan

Cranachan Publishing has signed debut Scottish YA author Caroline Logan to its new YA fiction imprint, Gob Stopper. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA fantasy inspired by ancient Japan to Gollancz

Gollancz has acquired Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean, a debut YA fantasy set in a world inspired by ancient Japan, in which women with the ability to shift into monsters train to steal men’s fortunes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 19th Century Moral Panic Over … Paper Technology

In the history of information technologies, Gutenberg and his printing press are (understandably) treated with the kind of reverence even the most celebrated of modern tech tycoons could only imagine. So perhaps it will come as a surprise that Europe’s literacy rates remained fairly stagnant for... Continue reading at Slate

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Gollancz pre-empts debut YA fantasy The Girl King

Gollancz has pre-empted a debut YA fantasy, The Girl King by Mimi Yu, inspired by East and North Asian histories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stéphane Brizé's 19th century drama 'A Woman's Life' spins a wise, wrenching tragedy

Guy de Maupassant’s first novel, about a 19th century French noblewoman named Jeanne Le Perthuis des Vauds, was published under the title “Une Vie,” which translates simply as “A Life.” Stéphane Brizé’s piercingly sad and wise film adaptation bears the slightly embellished English-language title... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amy Poehler buys film rights to Hodder's feminist YA novel

Hodder Children’s Books, part of the Hachette Children’s Group, has acquired Moxie, a "timely and empowering" feminist YA novel from US author Jennifer Mathieu. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Children's snaps up YA from Nikesh Shukla

Hodder Children’s Books has secured a two-book deal with award-winning author Nikesh Shukla, after a “hotly contested” auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Michael Palin book on doomed 19th-century British expedition

Cornerstone has acquired a new book by Michael Palin documenting the maritime adventures of the HMS Erebus, part of a doomed 19th-century British expedition in northern Canada. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author Amy Engel's adult debut to Hodder

Hodder and Stoughton has acquired a "boundary-pushing, darkly suspenseful" new thriller: The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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