New Beacon Books fundraiser raises £5k within hours of launch

A crowdfunder to save London’s New Beacon Books has raised more than £5,000 within hours of launching.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-30 15:27:20 UTC ]
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New Beacon Books saved after crowdfunder raises £76k within days

The team at New Beacon Books, the UK's first Black specialist bookshop, has praised the “amazing support from the community” following a highly successful crowdfunding campaign which has not only saved the store but netted £76,000 in only a few days.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brontë Parsonage Museum launches fundraiser to buy rare Charlotte Brontë book

The Brontë Parsonage Museum has launched a fundraising campaign to buy a rare manuscript by Charlotte Brontë.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Joe Sugg's 24 hour book-signing raises funds for Manchester appeal

Author and vlogger Joe Sugg completed a 24 hour book signing over the weekend which raised funds for the appeal to help the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing on 22nd May. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Swell of support for New Beacon Books helps raise £10k

Afro-Caribbean bookshop New Beacon Books has decided to remain open due to the “fantastic response” from the public following the announcement of its impending closure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wellington book-lovers raise 10k to launch children's literature magazine online

A pair of Wellington women with a combined 25 years experience in the children's book world are getting ready to share their passion with a wider audience. Continue reading at Stuff

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National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ReadingZone launches World Book Day picture book competition

Children’s books website ReadingZone has launched a competition for children and young people to create a picture book for World Book Day, judged by author and illustrator Sarah McIntyre.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair

The new release is 'World Book Capital' and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza. The post Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Triumph Books, Sports Illustrated Partner to Launch Sports Book Series

Sports book publisher Triumph Books is partnering with Authentic Brands Group, owner of the Sports Illustrated brand, to produce a series of frontlist titles based around the venerable sports magazine and its associated properties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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First National Antiracist Book Festival Launched by National Book Award Winner

Ibram Kendi, who received the 2016 National Book Award for his book 'Stamped From the Beginning,' has launched the first National Antiracist Book Festival, to be held April 27 at American University in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chronicle Books Partners to Launch Chronicle Books Japan

Chronicle Books and Top Partners,a company owned by the same corporation that operates Tsutaya Mega bookstore chain, to open Chronicle Books Japan boutiques in 25 of its stores this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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E-book Subscription Service for Christian Books Launched

Entitle Books, an ebook subscription service, has launched Entitle Christian, devoted exclusively to Christian books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frederator Books Launches Catbug e-Book Series

Frederator Books, the ebook imprint of Frederator, the YouTube cartoon producer, is launching a new ebook series starring Catbug, an animated character spun off from Frederator’s wildly popular YouTube cartoon show Bravest Warriors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Red launches book club and doubles books coverage

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Book Publishers, AOL To Launch New Book Recommendation Site [MediaMemo]

Three big publishers and AOL are set to launch Bookish, a "new digital platform for readers". Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group, and CBS' Simon & Schuster are backing the new site, which is supposed to launch this summer; AOL will promote the property and handle ad sales. A press release... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Ukrainian children’s book to be published in UK as charity fundraiser

Author Larysa Denysenko wrote introduction to Maya and Her Friends while sheltering from missiles in Kyiv“As I write to you, rockets are flying outside my windows, and at a distance of 20km from my house, Russian aggressors are destroying the suburbs of Kyiv,” author Larysa Denysenko says in an... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Kibworth Books raises more than £2k for hospitalised Leicester children

Independent bookshop Kibworth Books has raised more than £2,000, to gift books to children being treated in Leicester Royal Infirmary over Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Margate Bookshop raises £3k in books for schools drive

The Margate Bookshop has collected almost £3,000 to buy books for local schoolchildren with plans to run the fundraiser as an ongoing scheme alongside other independent bookstores, potentially as part of a charity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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