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PBS Announces the Great American Read

PBS Announces the Great American Read

The Great American Read is an 8-episode documentary coming this summer from PBS. The series will focus on ‘reading in American culture.” A panel of experts in literature, as [...].


Spielberg Buys Movie Rights to Daughters of the Resistance

Spielberg Buys Movie Rights to Daughters of the Resistance

Author Judy Batalion’s novel, Daughters of the Resistance: Valor, Fury, and the Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos, has been optioned by Steven Spielberg of Amblin [...].


Check Out These New Cozy Mysteries

Check Out These New Cozy Mysteries

  LONDON CALLING by Sara Sheridan A Mirabelle Bevan Mystery #2 In the years following World War II, former Secret Service employee Mirabelle Bevan can’t seem to resist an [...].


Browsery – A Book Discovery Social Network from Barnes and Noble

Browsery – A Book Discovery Social Network from Barnes and Noble

Barnes and Noble has launched an ebook discovery and social media network called Browsery. The book company is advertising Browser as “your ultimate destination for book conversation and discovery. [...].


MACMILLAN LAUNCHES “BUT THAT’S ANOTHER STORY” AND “ONE TRUE PAIRING” PODCASTS

MACMILLAN LAUNCHES “BUT THAT’S ANOTHER STORY” AND “ONE TRUE PAIRING” PODCASTS

Macmillan Podcasts released trailers today for two new shows premiering in February, continuing its mission to attract consumers, including large literary audiences, to the world of podcasts. The two [...].


Theme Park Featuring Peter Rabbit™ Opens at Kew Gardens

Theme Park Featuring Peter Rabbit™ Opens at Kew Gardens

Theme Park Featuring Peter Rabbit™ at Kew Gardens in UK Fans of Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit will enjoy the first Peter Rabbit Easter festival. Here’s more from the press [...].


2018 Edgar Award Winners

2018 Edgar Award Winners

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 209th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the 2018 Edgar Allan Poe [...].


PEN America Literary Awards 2018 Announced

PEN America Literary Awards 2018 Announced

PEN America announces the longlists for the 2018 PEN America Literary Awards. Our awards are juried by panels of esteemed, award-winning writers, editors, booksellers, and critics. Learn more about each [...].


Createspace Ends Editing Service

Createspace Ends Editing Service

Amazon’s CreateSpace are ending their author services business. Writer’s who have used their editorial services that included editing, cover design, and book formatting, will have to find an alternative. In astatement from [...].


Public Libraries Lend Record Numbers of Digital Content

Public Libraries Lend Record Numbers of Digital Content

Public Libraries Lend Record Numbers of Digital Content From Overdrive’s Press Release: Rakuten OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform available to millions of readers from over 40,000 libraries and [...].