Scholastic creates Hunger Games prequel campaign for coronavirus-hit indies

Scholastic UK has created a pre-order campaign for Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games prequel that it says could drive trade to indie bookshops during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 08:56:22 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: Beijing Book Fair, Japan’s Mobile Games, Scotland’s Indie Publishers

Zhejiang University Press has events at BIBF this week, as Japan's Toto Serkan looks at Japan's mobile gaming market, and Scotland's Society of Young Publishers weighs the industry's interest in new skills. The post International Industry Notes: Beijing Book Fair, Japan’s Mobile Games,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Indie Could Have Unexpected Hit with New Book on Trees

A book that has topped Germany's bestseller list for the past year is poised to be a North American bestseller for the Canadian small press, Greystone Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: Kendall Ryan's Indie 'Hitched' Hits #1

Ryan, who previously hit the 'New York Times' bestseller list with 'Screwed,' took the top spot on the iBooks list with the first title in her Imperfect Love series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europa Creates Indie Bookseller Scholarship for Frankfurt

To celebrate the publication of two new books by bestselling Italian author Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions is launching a scholarship program for U.S. booksellers to attend overseas book fairs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Mockingjay -- Part 2' logs $101-million opening, lowest in 'Hunger Games' franchise

Katniss Everdeen may have come out on top of the weekend box office with an estimated $101 million in domestic ticket sales, but the new "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2" fell short of industry expectations and, unlike the "Twilight" and "Harry Potter" young-adult juggernauts, her "Hunger... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2'

The dystopian YA franchise that has made an indelible mark on popular culture has reached its final chapter with the release of Lionsgate's 'Mockingjay Part 2' on November 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Heavy hitting' campaign for new Boyd novel

Bloomsbury has promised a “high profile and heavy hitting” marketing campaign for the global release of William Boyd’s new novel Sweet Caress next week (27th August). The publisher said marketing plans include a “major” National Rail advertising campaign, third party partnerships, national... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Channel 4 creates its own video game publishing arm

Channel 4 is gearing up to launch its own video game publisher. The UK broadcaster has commissioned mobile games before, but they've often been specific projects that relate to its most popular programming. Now, it wants to offer additional support t... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hunger Games to be London theatre show

Entertainment company Lionsgate is teaming with Dutch media company Imagine Nation and US based Triangular Entertainment to adapt Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series (Scholastic) for the stage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1' trailer shows a lot of action

'Mockingjay' is an adaptation of part of the final book in Suzanne Collins's trilogy. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Activision's dipping its toe into indie gaming with 'Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions'

Activision creates and publishes a small group of blockbuster video games aimed at mainstream consumers. The world's largest game publishing company handles some of gaming's most culturally impactful titles: the Call of Duty franchise, this year's... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Child hits back at indie authors in Amazon debate

Author Lee Child has come out swinging in the manner of Jack Reacher on The Passive Voice website... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creating an Indie Bookstore Day

Ever since California booksellers paved the way to boost sales and promote the “shop local” message with California Bookstore Day last May, other booksellers have been trying to figure out a way to replicate their success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Designers' Quest To Create The Magazine "The Beautiful Game" Deserves

A new publication about soccer--and nothing but--tries to be as visually dazzling as the game itself. Sketch Remembering the 1949 plane crash that killed the dominant Italian club team Torino A.C. meant a more sullen depiction. "That took just one sketch to make the finished product," Priest... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline creates game based on Scarrow novels

Simon Scarrow is “leading the charge in redefining what it means to be an author brand... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Protesters in Thailand Adopt Hunger Games Salute

Fans of the popular book and film franchise The Hunger Games will recognize the hand signal instantly: the middle three fingers of the hand, raised to the sky. A gesture of resistance against the repressive government in the fictional world of Panem, it has now become a very real symbol of... Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA re-promotes indies' Amazon tax campaign

Bookshops are being encouraged to redisplay "We Pay Our Taxes" posters following the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies Test 'One Book, One Store' Campaigns

This year several independent bookstores have tried putting their weight behind a single title in an effort to see if they can move the sales needle through strong, but quick, promotional efforts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Osprey creates games division

Military history publisher Osprey Publishing is to create a dedicated games division to develop... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games books and films come to fill a psychic void left by the Twilight series. For whatever reason, it seems our culture right now needs a mega-selling YA franchise built around a beautiful, stubborn teen heroine who waffles endlessly between two inexplicably patient lovers as she... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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