VIDEO: Morpurgo meets boy who inspired book

Best-selling author Michael Morpurgo meets the boy who inspired the name of the lead character in his new book. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

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VIDEO: Meet Nigeria's comic book superheroes

The BBC visits Nigeria's Comic Republic - a team inventing and illustrating comic book superheroes with homegrown names. Continue reading at BBC World

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VIDEO: Empty nest and elephants inspire book

Jodi Picoult's latest book explores a mother-daughter relationship and was inspired by the author's youngest daughter leaving home Continue reading at BBC World

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Prolific TV creator Shonda Rhimes will write 'part memoir, part inspiration' book (+video)

Shonda Rhimes is the creator of the TV shows 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Private Practice,' and 'Scandal.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Books with inspirational themes continue to drive children's book market

Confidence-building titles are continuing to boom across the children’s market as TikTok drives YA, The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference has heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Oseman's boy-meets-boy love story greenlit for Netflix series

Netflix has greenlit a YA drama series produced by See-Saw Films based on Alice Oseman’s Young Adult graphic novel series Heartstopper, published by Hodder Children’s Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Crazy about books? These 5 L.A. book events offer inspiring stories from Los Angeles and beyond

As we descend into the hazy thick of summer, this week’s book events remind us that one day in a life has the power to change everything. Indeed, it’s all that ever changes anything. In the memoir corner, we have a traumatic encounter at the train station, a knock on the door of a rundown... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Books: The Beastie Boys' memoir, fascinating fiction and more book news

Hello, readers! Welcome to this week’s books newsletter from the L.A. Times. I’m Carolyn Kellogg, our books editor, with the word on some fascinating new books. THE BIG REVIEW What was it like to start out in the punk rock scene, be fascinated by the birth of hip-hop and wind up superstars?... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

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Campaign to stamp out 'books for boys,' 'books for girls' gains traction

A campaign titled Let Books Be Books has received the support of authors, a newspaper, and bookseller Waterstones, and the related petition has garnered more than 4,000 signatures. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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VIDEO: E-book extras spell change for books

With the rapid increase in self-published books around the world, major publishing houses are having to find new ways to maintain their market share. Continue reading at BBC World

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VIDEO: JK Rowling secret book tops book chart

JK Rowling has secretly written a crime novel under the guise of male debut writer Robert Galbraith. Continue reading at BBC World

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Amazon Books’ Fantastical Campaign Aims to Inspire Reading in the Scrolling Era

Many people may have forgotten that before it became a tech and ecommerce behemoth, Amazon started as an online bookseller in 1994. Nearly three decades later, Amazon is celebrating the roots of its business with a major campaign for its books division. The goal of the campaign, titled "That... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Meet Linda Sunshine, Groundbreaking Book Trade Comics Editor

Linda Sunshine established comics reprint imprints at both Harmony Books and Fireside in the 1970s that produced some of the earliest hardcover and trade paperback comics collections in the book trade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Children’s Book by Channing Tatum Inspired by His Daughter

The new children's book by Channing Tatum is inspired by his daughter, their relationship, and the importance of being unique. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Inspired Publishing: Close-up on Christy Ottaviano Books

PW sat down with Christy Ottaviano, vice president and publisher of Christy Ottaviano Books, to talk about her new eponymous imprint, the type of books she wants to publish, and what she's planning for the year to come.(Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Who was Vivian Maier? A new book explores the inspired life of the nanny with a secret gift for photography

‘Vivian Maier: Developed’ is a revealing and beautiful biography about the mysterious caregiver who left behind a trove of her own art. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Video: From Barack Obama to Billie Jean King, L.A. Times Book Club looks back on an eventful 2021

The L.A. Times Book Club dove into stories across the world and close to home in 2021. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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At Sharjah: A UNESCO World Book Capital Network Meeting

Delegates from 16 of UNESCO's World Book Capitals convened in Sharjah to explore the WBC network and what it can offer. The post At Sharjah: A UNESCO World Book Capital Network Meeting appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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