Should the Young Adult Book Category Be Rebranded?

The book term 'young adult' is generally disliked by both teen readers and adult fans. But is there a better alternative? The post Should the Young Adult Book Category Be Rebranded? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Megan Rapinoe Signs with Penguin for Adult, MG Books

Hot off her starring role in the Women's World Cup, Megan Rapinoe has inked a two-book deal with Penguin to write adult and middle grade books on social justice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Young Adult Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find young adult literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Young Adult Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Everything With Words bags democracy guide for first adult book

Indie children’s publisher Everything With Words has landed its first adult book, a “brilliantly funny” guide to democracy by ex-MP Bob Marshall Andrews and illustrator Martin Rowson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A year in the life of the Cerritos Library Book Club for Adults

They meet one Wednesday a month in the wood-paneled boardroom of the art-filled Cerritos Library, with its life-sized replica of a Tyrannosaurus rex and 15,000-gallon saltwater fish tank. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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A year in the life of the Cerritos Library Book Club for Adults

They meet one Wednesday a month in the wood-paneled boardroom of the art-filled Cerritos Library, with its life-sized replica of a Tyrannosaurus rex and 15,000-gallon saltwater fish tank. They are mostly retired and most sincerely avid readers. They are polite and funny and kind. They are... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Book Expo 2019: Adult Breakfast Authors Say Crime Pays in Literary World

Thursday morning's Adult Book & Author Breakfast featured Rachel Maddow, Malcolm Gladwell, Karin Slaughter, Marjorie Liu, and Ta-Nehisi Coates introducing their newest books, with presentations emphasizing the true crimes that inspired each to write. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Adult Editors Fired Up About Books That Get Real

Six editors pitched their favorite forthcoming books to an enraptured crowd of 300 booksellers, editors, and librarians who packed the Adult Book Editors' Buzz Panel on the opening afternoon of BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kerry Hudson | 'I want to do as much as I can to get this book to young people [who are] like I was'

Following two prize-winning novels, Kerry Hudson has written a redemptive memoir in which she revisits the locations of her poor working-class childhood. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, April 14, 2019

The bestselling Apple Books in fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, health, mind & body, and more for the week ended April 14, 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Will Young explores How To Be a Gay Man for Virgin Books

Will Young is "calling for an end to society’s legacy of gay shame" in a "taboo-breaking" manifesto-memoir, How to Be A Gay Man (Virgin Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, April 7, 2019

The bestselling Apple Books in fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, health, mind & body, and more for the week ended April 7, 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, March 31, 2019

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, March 24, 2019

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, March 17, 2019

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, March 10, 2019

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, February 24, 2019

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John Young wins Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2019

John Young’s Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies Edge) is the winner of this year’s £3,000 Scottish Teenage Book Prize, an award run by Scottish Book Trust and supported by Creative Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ellen's adult book snapped up for HQ

HQ has acquired "an epically romantic love story" by YA author Tom Ellen which will be one of its lead title for London Book Fair next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, February 17, 2019

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Laura Bates on writing for young adults

Writer and Everyday Sexism Project founder Laura Bates talks to Caroline Carpenter about her first YA novel, The Burning. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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