US police force objects to Angie Thomas novel

A police force in the US has called for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely to be removed from a high school’s summer reading list, according to news reports. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas and Justin Reynolds On Ending Black Male Stereotypes

The New England Independent Booksellers Association launched its virtual fall conference with a conversation between YA authors Angie Thomas and Justin Reynolds, who emphasized their commitment to dispelling harmful assumptions about young Black men. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas signs with Walker for third book

Walker Books has bought Concrete Rose, the “hard-hitting” third novel from The Hate U Give (Walker) author Angie Thomas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 19:40:20 UTC ]
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Walker signs Angie Thomas journal

Walker Books will publish Angie Thomas' Find Your Voice: A Guided Journal for Writing Your Truth later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-12 07:33:11 UTC ]
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Movie deal for On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

Paramount Players has brought in producer and writer Kay Oyegun for a movie adaptation of Angie Thomas’ YA novel On the Come Up (Walker). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:19:57 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas | 'Kids like us don’t often get discussed'

Angie Thomas' follow-up to The Hate U Give, her hugely successful début novel, shines a light on modern day america and the deep divisions that run through it.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA Novels Prompt Police Objections to Summer Reading List in South Carolina

'The Hate U Give' by Angie Thomas and 'All American Boys' by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely have been challenged on a high school summer reading list by police and other supporters. The post YA Novels Prompt Police Objections to Summer Reading List in South Carolina appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

US author Angie Thomas has been crowned the overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018 for her debut YA novel, The Hate U Give (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas: 'Literature births activists'

Angie Thomas talks about her debut YA novel, The Hate U Give, which tells the story of Starr, who is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend by a police officer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna moves to June 2021 as Thomas appointed for new conference

Bologna Children's Book Fair has changed its 2021 dates to 14th–17th June and appointed Jacks Thomas, formerly of the London Book Fair, as guest director of a new general publishing conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 08:09:07 UTC ]
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S&S launches regional campaign for Thomas' Firewatching

Simon & Schuster is launching a billboard campaign in Sheffield to promote Russ Thomas' debut novel Firewatching.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 11:36:23 UTC ]
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Kristin Scott Thomas to narrate Cusk trilogy

Faber is to release new unabridged audio editions of Rachel Cusk's Outline trilogy, which will be narrated by actor Kristin Scott Thomas.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-29 07:17:24 UTC ]
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Thomas Nelson Pays $3M Judgment to Printing Company

EPAC Technologies was awarded $3 million in compensatory damages from Thomas Nelson last month after an eight-year lawsuit alleging breach of contract and fraud. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fans of Hilary Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy will want to read these historical novels next

Five standouts will fill the void once you’ve completed “The Mirror and the Light.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Charlie Kaufman is adapting Yōko Ogawa’s The Memory Police into a feature film.

Yōko Ogawa’s acclaimed surrealist novel—the story of a young woman, struggling to maintain her career as a writer on a island where objects are disappearing, who concocts a plan to hide her endangered editor from the Memory Police—was one of the sleeper hits of 2019, garnering rave reviews, a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-09 15:15:45 UTC ]
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Devine intervention: News Corp columnist forced to say she doesn't 'want grandma to die' | The Weekly Beast

Miranda Devine bombarded after Donald Trump includes her email address in tweet. Plus: Australia Institute takes over the OzMiranda Devine probably didn’t envisage she would be forced to assure Americans she “didn’t want grandma to die” when she set off for her 18-month stint working at Rupert... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-09 00:09:44 UTC ]
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Thomas Nelson, Lysa TerKeurst Launch New Book Brand

Thomas Nelson's Nelson Books imprint is partnering with bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst on COMPEL, a new author training and publishing program geared toward female Christian authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pro cyclist Geraint Thomas' favourite mountain climbs to Quercus

Quercus is publishing a new book by cycling pro Geraint Thomas, Mountains According to G, described as a love letter to the sportsman's favourite climbs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 06:51:27 UTC ]
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‘By Force Alone’ is an exciting and wickedly funny reimagining of the King Arthur legend

In Lavie Tidhar’s novel, Arthur gets his start as a precocious gang leader, while Guinevere leads her own all-female mercenary band. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-21 06:33:03 UTC ]
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Giving Voice to Indigenous Children: Spotlight on Rebecca Thomas

The author’s picture book helps Indigenous children see themselves in familiar stories. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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