Toon Books Adds Imprint for Older Readers

Françoise Mouly, New Yorker art director, cofounder (with husband Art Speigelman) of the seminal comics magazine RAW, and founder of the award-winning Toon Books line of comics for early readers, is launching Toon Graphics for Visual Readers, a new imprint for older readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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The Switch adds another comic book reader in Izneo

The Switch hasn't quite lived up to its tablet potential due to a severe lack of software outside of games, but it's surprisingly found a groove as a comic book e-reader. It's all thanks to Inky Pen -- a comic subscription that's currently exclusive... Continue reading at Engadget

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Stone Bridge Press Adds Books On China, Sex Imprint

Since being reacquired by its founder in 2010, Stone Bridge Press, an independent publisher specializing in books on Japan, has expanded its list to include books on China and has launched ThreeL Media, an imprint focused on books that examine a range of sexualities and lifestyles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UBM Partnership Adds Children’s Books Rights and Licensing to Beijing Book Fair

The Beijing International Book Fair's newly dedicated children's book program is announcing a partnership with exposition giant UBM to expand the fair's licensing opportunities. The post UBM Partnership Adds Children’s Books Rights and Licensing to Beijing Book Fair appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Don’t ask what’s wrong with the reader, what's wrong with the books?': writing for readers with dyslexia

From tinting their pages yellow to redesigning fonts, publisher Barrington Stoke is leading the way in dyslexia-friendly books. They and their authors – including Meg Rosoff and Anthony McGowan – explain the practicalitiesMainstream understanding of dyslexia has come a long way from the days... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Readers share the book endings that infuriated them the most

Our commenters had some thoughtful responses to a story about novels that ended in disappointing ways. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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What book has the most disappointing ending? Readers have many opinions.

As in life, saying goodbye is not easy for storytellers. Parting can be such sweet sorrow or such putrid disappointment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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How Do Readers Rate The New York Times Best-Selling Books?

What do actual readers think about the books which land on the New York Times Bestseller List? A new study finds out. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Bennett and McAnulty on Books Are My Bag Readers Awards shortlists

Brit Bennett, Dara McAnulty, Kiley Reid and Rutger Bregman are among the authors shortlisted by booksellers for this year's Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The LARB Banned Books Reader

IN HONOR of Banned Books Week, LARB’s editors have compiled a brief anthology of essays on works of literature that were — and, in some cases, still are — officially unavailable to large groups of readers around the world, as well as interviews with authors who have faced censorship. In this... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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SDG Book Club for Young Readers: A Portuguese-Language Expansion

Two years into its work, the book program for children devised by the United Nations and IPA gets a lusophone wing. The post SDG Book Club for Young Readers: A Portuguese-Language Expansion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bookouture acquires neuroscientist's book for new non-fiction imprint

Bookouture will publish Why the F*ck Can’t I Change? by neuroscientist and behavioural coach Dr Gabija Toleikyte under its new non-fiction imprint, Thread. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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I’m Too Slow a Reader for Book Clubs

Do you join book clubs only to find you're unable to get into the activity? Here's one reader on how distraction thwarts book club attempts. Continue reading at Book Riot

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With book tours scrapped, authors are finding new ways to connect with their readers

Chris Bohjalian, Mary Kay Andrews and other novelists have turned to Zoom and Facebook Live to find their audience. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

Ingrid Persaud’s Trinidad-set debut is a memorable, moving account of wounded people who come together to create an alternative family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Selby to spearhead music publishing imprint for Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK is launching a new music publishing list, with Pete Selby joining as publishing director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Readers have many opinions on how to cull your book collection — and also why you never should

Commenters responded to a recent essay about giving away books with a mix of philosophical musings and practical advice. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Singapore Names 2020 Book Award Finalists, Adds Digital Categories

Recognizing digital publishing and reading in Singapore, the Book Publishers Association's awards this add ebooks, audiobooks, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Names 2020 Book Award Finalists, Adds Digital Categories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Think Young: Christian Fiction Imprints Reach for Under-40 Readers

Publishers, trade groups, and booksellers of inspirational fiction discover millennials 'are not unicorns.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronavirus Impact: Nielsen Book India on Readers in the Pandemic

Nielsen Book's extensive survey of India's consumer behavior in and after lockdowns reveals shifts in the time spent reading–and listening–for publishers. The post Coronavirus Impact: Nielsen Book India on Readers in the Pandemic appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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