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'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, September 23, 2018

The bestselling Apple Books in biographies and memoirs, fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, and more for the week ended September 23, 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize

Ten books have been named by the National Book Awards to its 2018 longlist in young people's literature, as the National Book Foundation begins several days of longlist announcements. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author John Young to cycle Scottish book tour

John Young, who is shortlisted for Scottish Book Trust’s Teenage Book Prize, is cycling around Scotland for the book tour of his novel Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day

The endorsement of a Chinese actor powers Yu Hua's 'To Live' to the top of China's April fiction charts, when fellow celebrities spread the word and young readers hear the call. The post April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maas turns hand to adult books for Bloomsbury

YA novelist Sarah J Maas is to write her first series for adults, set to be published by Bloomsbury in late 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Rights Fair Honors Top Visual Books in Five Categories

Launched in conjunction with the forthcoming New York Rights Fair, the inaugural Talking Pictures: Selected Books is a new juried competition that honors excellence in visual books published in the preceding year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sparkhouse Family Rebrands as Beaming Books

Under the Beaming Book imprint, the Christian children's book arm of 1517 Media will expand its content range and update illustration styles to reach readers of all faiths. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards launch for 2018 with three new categories

The British Book Awards 2018 has launched with the introduction of two new awards for individuals, Author of the Year and Illustrator of the Year, as well as a new category for audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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D.C. Metro Spotlight: First Book Keeps Looking After Young Readers

The 25 year-old nonprofit has engendered the distribution of more than 170 million free and affordable low-cost books and educational materials to educators and community leaders since 1992. It's just getting started. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Trade, Children's Categories Posted Six-Month Gains

Sales of adult trade book rose 3.1% in the first six months of 2017 over the comparable period in 2016, according to figures released by the AAP. Sales of children’s/young adult books increased 4.5% over the first half of 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quick Profiles: ‘Young Talents’ You May Have Met at Frankfurt Book Fair

Working with six national programs, the Young Talent Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair introduces young professionals to the German and international industry. The post Quick Profiles: ‘Young Talents’ You May Have Met at Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US National Book Award’s 20 Finalists Are Named: Four Categories

Five finalists are named in each of four categories for a total 20 contenders for National Book Award honors in mid-November. This year is the 68th round of the award program’s activity.   By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Four of the 20 Titles Are Debuts ontinuing its busy... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Award for Young People's Literature longlist announced

The National Book Foundation on Monday announced the 10 books longlisted for the 2015 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. The list includes a previous National Book Award winner, M.T. Anderson; a three-time Newberry honoree, Gary Paulsen; a debut novelist, Ali Benjamin; Angeleno... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Poetry the New Adult Coloring Book?

Button Poetry is finding success in publishing and marketing poetry originally written for performance—leading some to believe that the sub-genre has book industry staying power. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How can Young Adult literature attract new readers?

Charlotte Wilson asks what publishers are doing to reach non-YA readers, and suggests how to attract new readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First time book producers and now finalists - how our young kiwis drew inspiration

Was it a spark of genius that struck as they had pen in hand, or was it plain old luck? Either way, it earned a first-time children's illustrator and first-time children's writer spots on the list of NZ Book Award finalists alongside their idols. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young Writers Call for Diverse Books at Children's Institute

Jason Reynolds, Marley Dias, and Rachel Ignotofsky called on booksellers, many from a new generation themselves, to carry diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto’s ‘Scratch & Create’ Chases the Adult Coloring Book Market

Instead of coloring-in, adults—Quarto's team hopes—will want to scratch-off. The company has eight titles in the pipeline for this year. The post Quarto’s ‘Scratch & Create’ Chases the Adult Coloring Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The adult coloring book fad may be over

Barnes & Noble Inc. posted its first decline in holiday sales in three years, hurt by a downturn in the coloring-book category, bringing another sign that the Christmas season wasn't kind to retailers. Same-store sales sank 9.1 percent for the nine-week holiday period, the New York-based... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Most-Read Adult Book Reviews of 2016

We review more than 8,000 books per year, and these were the 10 most-read reviews of books published in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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