Move Over, 'Star Wars': Young Koala and Clumsy Cat Win This Week's Viral Chart

A koala and a clumsy CG cat have defeated the Force, at least temporarily.Ladies and gentlemen, meet superstar koala joey Imogen! With 24 million views already for her videos from Australia.com and Symbio Wildlife Park, actually, it's likely that you have done so already. Her charisma and cuteness have propelled her series of videos to the No. 1 spot on this week's Viral Video Chart, which covers the week through Sunday.Right behind Imogen, there's another cute animal video, albeit in this case a CG one. Sainsbury won a round in the battle of U.K. holiday ads with a 3.5 minute video bringing to life British children's book character Mog the cat, who accidentally wrecks her owner's house but saves the day by calling the firemen on Christmas morning. See more about the spot, which had over 14.5 million views this week, on Creativity. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

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Michael Kogge’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Dean & Son) has ascended into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 62,104 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible Charts: Eddo-Lodge tops the chart for a fifth week

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Audible Studios for Bloomsbury) has topped the weekly Audible chart for a fifth week running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible Charts: The Foundling adopts the weekly chart top spot

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Amazon Charts: Louis moves up Theroux the non-fiction charts

Louis Theroux's Gotta Get Theroux This (Macmillan) has toppled David Cameron's For the Record (William Collins) at the top of the Amazon Charts Most Sold: Non-Fiction chart, with the documentary maker's memoir notching up more listeners on Audible than readers on Kindle. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Part 'Star Wars' homage, part unexpected coming-of-age novel: 'Black Star Renegades'

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Audible Charts: Eddo-Lodge racks up a second week

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