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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The Book People rebrands under Bayliss to put books back in the driving seat

Following an unsettled five years, The Book People’s new c.e.o. Claire Bayliss has arrived with a fresh vision for the company: a rebrand and a further restructure, delivering significant profit over the next three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 03:08:07 UTC ]
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Books: The library fire, a criminal family, reviews and book news

Hello! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter from the L.A. Times. THE BIG STORY Although Susan Orlean is a staff writer for the New Yorker, she lives in Los Angeles part-time, and for the last six years has been writing a book that investigates a mystery many of us... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: The trouble with publishing accused harassers; Ernie, Bert and authorial intent; the Brown family dynasty; and more book news

Welcome! It’s sunny here in El Segundo. I’m Carolyn Kellogg with not one but two essays from Critics at Large this week, because it has been a big week for cultural questions in the world of books. Let’s get started. THE FIRST BIG ESSAY Critic at Large Laila Lalami looks at two big recent essays... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jerusalem International Book Fair Rebrands as Book Forum

The Jerusalem International Book Fair (JIBF) has rebranded as the Jerusalem International Book Forum, among other changes that herald a shift in the event, which will be held May 12-15 next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hungary fines bookshop chain over picture book depicting LGBT families

Líra Könyv made to pay £600 for failing to clearly indicate the story featured ‘a family that is different than a normal family’A bookshop chain in Hungary has been fined for selling a children’s story depicting a day in the life of a child with same-sex parents, with officials condemning the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-08 12:09:32 UTC ]
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The UK/Ireland World Book Day Emphasizes Family Reading

While Nielsen says reading declined 'slightly' in the pandemic year, the UK's World Book Day emphasis is on family reading with youngsters. The post The UK/Ireland World Book Day Emphasizes Family Reading appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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How family separation inspired a children's book about a fearless girl

"Rebeldita la Alegre en el País de los Ogros," by Oriel María Siu, was inspired by the glaring gap between her family's experiences and the children's books she saw on library shelves. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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5 Books About Complicated Families by BIPOC Authors

Here are five books written by BIPOC authors that each detail the intricacies of different complicated families. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Books for Faithful Family Lives Proliferate

Religion publishers are addressing the modern needs of parents and couples in new books on mental health, LQBTQ issues, addiction, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Want to Be in Stacey Abrams’s Book Club? Sorry, It’s Family Only.

The best-selling author and former minority leader for the Georgia House of Representatives has a lot going on, but she still makes time for fiction. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Donald Trump's niece Mary set to publish explosive book about her family

Too Much and Never Enough, due in August, is expected to detail her role as primary source for exposé of the president’s tax affairsDonald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, will publish a “harrowing and salacious” book about the president this August, according to reports.The Daily Beast revealed on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-15 12:17:31 UTC ]
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Author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters talk food and family with L.A. Times Book Club

In a virtual meet-up, "Almost Home" author Fanny Singer and mother and famed chef Alice Waters join book club readers April 21 for a kitchen conversation. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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This beautiful coloring book talks to kids about the border, family separation, and empathy

The unfinished illustrations in the book are themselves an act of optimism, encouraging children to imagine a world without lines others create for them. “Children teach us,” writes Ai-Jen Poo, cofounder of Families Belong Together, a coalition of close to 250 organizations working to end family... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-17 12:30:49 UTC ]
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Carrie Fisher's family disavows 'unauthorized' new book. But its author is confused

The upcoming book "Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge," by Sheila Weller, is being publicly disavowed by some of the late "Star Wars" actress' family members. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-24 23:17:51 UTC ]
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Book subscription club Reading in Heels rebrands as Reposed

Book subscription club Reading in Heels has rebranded as Reposed, promising an immersive experience for members.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 16:39:02 UTC ]
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Picador snaps up Hemon's family story in two-book single edition

Aleksandar Hemon's "extraordinary story" about his family will be published in a two-book single edition by Picador.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Graphic Arts Books Rebrands as West Margin Press

The new name for the indie press signals a new direction for the company. “We want to make room for more voices, increasingly engaging visuals, and an expansive view of the world within our house,” said publishing director Jennifer Newens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Beginner Bibles from Beaming Books

Two new illustrated titles introduce Bible stories to young readers. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Sands Entertainment Focuses on Books, Comics for Black Families

Founded by Manuel Godoy and his wife, Geiszel Godoy, this startup publisher focused on releasing comics, chapter books, and picture books aimed at black parents and their children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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