The Flying Pig Games (shelftalker)

Promoting the fourth book in the Hunger Games series during COVID-19 invited a little video intervention. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-19 10:49:35 UTC ]
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Pigs won’t fly in textbooks: OUP tells authors not to mention pork

Guidelines for writers have come to light telling them to avoid mention of anything which might offend overseas marketsStringent guidelines from educational publishers, that warn textbook authors off touching on topics from pork to horoscopes to avoid offending students in other countries, have... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CoolGames Brought Classic Game Title Tetris to Facebook Instant Games

Games publisher CoolGames launched Tetris on Instant Games, Facebook's HTML5 cross-platform gaming service that allows users to play asynchronous games with their friends on News Feed and Messenger. Developed by CoolGames' in-house studio, Tetris for Instant Games challenges players to earn as... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Platinum Games is working on a new 'NieR' game for PS4

It's been five years since NieR last arrived on consoles, but at today's Square Enix E3 press conference, the publisher announced that a new title is in-development for the PlayStation 4. Fans of the franchise will be pleased to know that Platinum Ga... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MCB flies in for Morayo's fairy fiction series

Macmillan Children's Books has won a multi-publisher auction for a young fiction series by debut author Lola Morayo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 14:22:34 UTC ]
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Publishers Play the Pandemic Waiting Game

As Covid-19 continues to spread, many fall events have moved online, and publishers don’t see a meaningful return of employees anytime soon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex Trebek’s Memoir Says He’s Ready for the End of the Game

“In addition to my passion for the musk ox, I also have a deep love for horses.” Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-07-22 14:09:02 UTC ]
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OUP scoops Harvey gaming debut

Oxford University Press will publish Helen Harvey’s "powerful" debut, Emmy Levels Up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 02:05:28 UTC ]
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Australian children's series flies to Egmont

Egmont Books will publish Australian children's series Real Pigeons, written by Andrew McDonald and illustrated by Ben Wood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 18:48:14 UTC ]
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Game Informer EIC Steps Down After 29 Years | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_182388" align="alignright" width="150"] Andy McNamara[/caption] Last Friday was Andy McNamara's last day as editor-in-chief of Game Informer, ending a 29-year, 327-issue run at the video gaming magazine. McNamara hasn't yet revealed where he's headed next, but in an... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-07 15:19:00 UTC ]
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Koji wants to do for games, memes, and selfies what TikTok did for music

The new startup Koji wants you to be able to remix digital content without having to code. Is it the next evolutionary leap after TikTok? While most social platforms have found new ways to democratize content creation, TikTok represented a paradigm shift in how content can be repurposed.Read... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-30 09:00:34 UTC ]
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MJ wins auction for Van Rensburg's 'game-changing' debut

Michael Joseph has acquired The Downfall and a second novel, Eden Lost, by debut author Laure Van Rensburg in a six-figure deal after a six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-21 20:13:47 UTC ]
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To Ope, Or Not to Ope, That Is the Question (shelftalker)

When so many businesses are reopening to the public, why are we still curbside-only? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 12:06:35 UTC ]
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‘Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why’ takes hilarious aim at the current administration. But it’s not all fun and games.

Alexandra Petri’s new essay collection makes our current sociopolitical dumpster fire not just very funny but stingingly poignant. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-15 08:18:15 UTC ]
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S.A. Chakraborty Holds Forth (shelftalker)

An interview with the accomplished author of the Daevabad Trilogy, a book for all times and our times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-04 13:52:00 UTC ]
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Boosted by Hunger Games Prequel, Unit Sales Rose 5.5% Last Week

Led by 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,' Suzanne Collins’ prequel to her blockbuster Hunger Games series, unit sales of print books rose 5.5% last week over the week ended May 16 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ladybird flies across the pond for US collaboration

Ladybird is to partner with its PRH US sister company Penguin Young Readers to develop books for the American market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 15:20:05 UTC ]
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Scholastic builds anticipation online for Hunger Games prequel

Scholastic has been building anticipation online for Suzanne Collins' eagerly awaited prequel to the Hunger Games series, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 18:28:18 UTC ]
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Time for Nerd Jeopardy! (A Literary Trivia Game Show)

Ryan Chapman hosts Nerd Jeopardy, the online literary game show. Tonight Ryan is joined by Kristen Arnett, author of Mostly Dead Things, and Katie Whittemore, translator of Sara Mesa’s Four by Four. This week’s indie bookstore spotlight is on Magers & Quinn. Sign up for next week, May 20,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-15 15:43:54 UTC ]
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Scott Turow is a master of the legal thriller. ‘The Last Trial’ proves he’s still at the top of his game.

The novel revisits Sandy Stern, a character Turow first introduced in his debut, 1987’s “Presumed Innocent.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-12 15:18:02 UTC ]
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