W&N bags debut novel from comedian Isy Suttie

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing the debut novel of comedian, actress and writer Isy Suttie, Jane is Trying, in July. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-27 11:15:14 UTC ]
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Regnery Publishing Buys ISI Books

As part of its effort to deepen its backlist, the Washington, D.C.–based conservative publisher has acquired the ISI Books imprint from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, a conservative higher education nonprofit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Actress Chrissy Metz Talks to God in a Debut Kids' Book

Chrissy Metz, best known for her role on TV series 'This is Us,' introduces young readers to God as "a warm, safe light" in ‘When I Talk to God, I Talk About You.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Zibby Books Makes Its Debut

Leading bookfluencer and budding book business entrepreneur Zibby Owens discusses the newly launched Zibby Books; her first bookstore, Zibby’s Bookshop, which will open in Santa Monica, Calif., this month; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Star Wars: Visions' Volume 2 debuts May 4th with an Aardman short

Star Wars: Visions is returning for a second 'season,' this time with a more international scope — including a studio you might not have expected. Disney has announced that Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 will premiere May 4th (aka Star Wars Day) with shorts from nine countries, including one from... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-02-02 15:41:49 UTC ]
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Meet the Champion of Debut Authors

If you are a debut author or a literary fiction and nonfiction stan, you’ve likely heard of Debutiful. Adam Vitcavage launched the podcast and website dedicated to highlighting the work of debut authors in January 2019. It has since become a beacon in the literary community, helping over 100,000... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-01-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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LibLearnX Set to Debut In-Person Event in New Orleans

The library community is set to gather for the first-ever in-person edition of the ALA’s nascent winter event, LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience, set for January 27–30, 2023, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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LibLearnX Set to Debut In-Person Event In New Orleans

The library community is set to gather for the first-ever in-person edition of the ALA’s nascent winter event, LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience, set for January 27–30, 2023, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise Kennedy’s Debut Novel Taps Into Her Childhood Amid the Troubles

The book, “Trespasses,” captures the texture of life in Northern Ireland — details, objects and images that carry “incredible emotional weight.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-10-31 16:21:50 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Stages Its Debut ‘Frankfurt Kids’ Conference

'You have to be what you want to be,' Scholastic's Peter Warwick tells the new Frankfurt Kids program. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Stages Its Debut ‘Frankfurt Kids’ Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-20 03:56:50 UTC ]
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Review: The follow-up to Namwali Serpell's debut novel is less grand — and better for it

Critics raved over 'The Old Drift,' Namwali Serpell's epic debut novel. Our critic prefers her more difficult, intimate follow-up, 'The Furrows.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-09-27 13:00:37 UTC ]
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It's Never Too Late: Seven Authors on Making Their YA Debuts After Age 50

These first-time authors are out to prove that life experience and hindsight are advantages when it comes to crafting riveting stories for teens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Recommended reading: Hilary Mantel’s review of Kate Atkinson’s debut novel.

By the time I read Hilary Mantel’s 1996 review of Kate Atkinson’s debut novel Behind the Scenes at the Museum in the London Review of Books, the novel had been a favorite of mine for over a decade. My mother gave me the book when I was in high school—both of us entirely unaware of […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-23 14:57:31 UTC ]
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Strand Bookstore’s $1,500 Bottega Veneta tote bag sucks and I hate it.

Strand Bookstore is taking the idea of the “status tote” to a whole new level and is now selling a special Bottega Veneta limited edition black tote back for $1,500. I hate it. Yes, we here at Lit Hub are definitely part of the Literary Tote Industrial Complex, which traffics in superficial... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-13 13:56:21 UTC ]
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Rasheed Newson’s debut is entertainment with a side of education

"My Government Means to Kill Me" follows a gay, Black activist in 1980s New York. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: Comics icon Grant Morrison's debut novel is a marvel of Oedipal camp

'Luda,' debut novel by veteran comics writer Grant Morrison, is a camp spectacular in which patriarchy is defined as a kind of magical Oedipal drag. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-09-02 15:30:56 UTC ]
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Tess Gunty has won the inaugural Waterstones debut fiction prize.

Congratulations to Tess Gunty, whose critically acclaimed debut novel The Rabbit Hutch has just won the inaugural Waterstones debut fiction prize. The novel (about four teenagers—recently aged out of the state foster-care system—living together in an apartment building in the post-industrial... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-26 15:48:11 UTC ]
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July Religion Bestsellers: ‘Positive Thinking’ Hits #2; Debby Giusti’s Debut

Norman Vincent Peale, known as the father of positive thinking, takes #2 in Religion Nonfiction with his 60-year-old mega-bestseller, ‘The Power of Positive Thinking;’ Debby Giusti debuts at #2 on our Religion Fiction bestsellers list with her new Christian romance, ‘Soldier Protector.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pardis Mahdavi's Debut Memoir Quietly Canceled by Hachette

'This Goes Out to the Underground: A Mother, Her Daughter, and How We All Rise Together,' the debut memoir from Pardis Mahdavi, was canceled by Hachette Book Group shortly before its planned July 26 release. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 13-game anthology debuts August 30th

Shredder's Revenge is great if you want a modern take on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles beat-'em-ups, but what if you'd rather stick with the classics? You won't have to wait long to revisit those, either. Digital Eclipse, Konami and Nickelodeon have announced that TMNT: The Cowabunga Collection... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-07-22 14:00:16 UTC ]
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Walmart Live Book Club to Make Debut on TalkShopLive

Casey McQuiston's 'I Kissed Shara Wheeler' will be the first title featured in the Walmart Live Book Club, with McQuiston appearing on the TalkShopLive platform tonight. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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