Orbit buys new Humanity's Fire novel

Orbit has acquired a standalone novel by Michael Cobley, author of the space opera trilogy... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orbit buys Snakewood debut fantasy

Orbit has acquired a debut epic fantasy which tells the story of a band of mercenaries hunted by an unknown killer. Commissioning editor Jenni Hill acquired world rights to Snakewood by Adrian Selby from Jamie Cowen of the Ampersand Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orbit buys three more Dresden Files

Written By: Charlotte Williams Orbit has acquired three new books in the Dresden Files series by author Jim Butcher, following Chicago private investigator and wizard Harry Dresden. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Buying Briefing: As the auto industry shifts its priorities, digital media buying slides into the driver’s seat

Due to a convergence of supply-chain issues, shifting consumer preferences, auto advertising continues to shift from traditional to digital media channels, even as total spending is expected to drop. The post Media Buying Briefing: As the auto industry shifts its priorities, digital media... Continue reading at Digiday

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Just when we need it, ‘Humans’ reminds us what it means to be human

“Humans of New York” author Brandon Stanton shares 16 photos from his globe-spanning new book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Amazon's upgraded Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets get twice the storage for the same price

One of the best cheap tablets you can buy is getting better. On Thursday morning, Amazon revealed upgraded models of its super-popular Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, starting at $50 and $100 respectively.Prices haven’t gone up with these refreshes, but Amazon doubled the amount of... Continue reading at PC World

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Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands

Netflix acquires comic book publisher Millarworld. Barnes & Noble Education adds positions in Brazil, France, Mexico with Student Brands. The post Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acquisition Notes: PRH Buys Out of Print; Germany’s Bertelsmann Buys WhiteCloud

PRH's acquisition will expand the international reach of merchandiser Out of Print. And Bertelsmann Education Group expands with WhiteCloud Analytics. The post Acquisition Notes: PRH Buys Out of Print; Germany’s Bertelsmann Buys WhiteCloud appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Knopf Working to Ensure ‘City on Fire’ Catches Fire

Knopf is putting lots of marketing muscle behind "City on Fire," a 900-page first novel by Garth Risk Hallberg, for which the publisher is building bookseller interest well before its October pub date. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon sale slashes the price of Kindle Kids and Fire Kids tablets

If you have a child in your life who needs a new tablet or e-reader, Amazon has a sale you may want to check out. The company's devices designed for kids are currently being sold at a discount —some are even listed with the lowest prices we've seen for them on the website. You can get Kindle for... Continue reading at Engadget

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Penguin Random House’s C.E.O. Defends Bid to Buy Simon & Schuster

Madeline McIntosh argued that the publishing industry extends far beyond its biggest players, and that the government has focused on a tiny sliver of deals. Continue reading at The New York Times

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How Does Human History Blur into the Nonhuman World?

Emergence Magazine is an online publication with annual print edition exploring the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality. As we experience the desecration of our lands and waters, the extinguishing of species, and a loss of sacred connection to the Earth, we look to emerging... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Podium Audio Buys Bookstat

The digital publisher Podium Audio has acquired Bookstat, the data subscription service that tracks online book purchases in physical, e-book, and audiobook formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Fire 7 (2022) review: You don't get much for $60

If you want a tablet just for browsing the internet, watching videos and playing games, you won’t need anything fancy. Amazon’s Fire tablets are exactly that. Most of them are under $200, and the Fire 7, which has been updated for 2022, starts at just $60 ($75 if you don’t want ads on the lock... Continue reading at Engadget

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A collection that captures baseball’s heroes, and their human stories

Columns by Ira Berkow go beyond the statistics to describe the essence of the game and those who have played it. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The best Kindle: Reviews and buying advice

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In ‘Florida Woman,’ wild animals aren’t as unpredictable as the humans

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Good historical fiction is not just about factual accuracy, but the details of human experience too

When it comes to writing historical fiction, one author finds that it’s the very human details that resonate with the reader. Continue reading at The Conversation

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If only humans could sense the world the way animals do

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Best Prime Day tablet deals 2022: Early deals on Kindle Fire and more

Amazon sells more stuff than any other company on the planet. And one of the things that it sells the most of is tablets, specifically its own-brand Fire tablets. So when Amazon’s yearly celebration of unbound consumerism commences, you can bet there will be plenty of Prime Day deals on... Continue reading at PC World

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