Bestseller Stat Shot

Title Unit Sales
Dead Until Dark 1,315,830
Living Dead in Dallas 891,684
Club Dead 745,548
Dead to the World 695,248
Dead as a Doornail 619,159
Definitely Dead 595,989
All Together Dead 576,579
From Dead to Worse 733,901
Dead and Gone 720,328
Dead in the Family 613,876
Dead Reckoning 378,106
Deadlocked 222,494


Guest blogger Alison Morris chronicles her visit to Greece with other children’s book lovers for a Children’s Literature New England weeklong institute.

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Beyond Her Book
Paranormal romance author Sara Humphreys takes on clothing retailer Ambercrombie & Fitch.


PW KidsCast
Debut author Henry Clark discusses his first book for children, What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers), as well as his writing aspirations as a child.

More to Come
The More to Come crew discusses the Toronto Comic and Arts Festival and Archie’s groundbreaking gay character, Kevin Keller. (Archie just received a GLAAD LGBT Media Award for outstanding comic book series.)

The Week Ahead
The Apple e-book price-fixing case is heating up, with a trial set for early June. PW senior writer Andrew Albanese breaks it down.

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Forrest Pritchard, an English major turned farmer and the author of Gaining Ground (Lyons), on why you should spend that extra buck on organic produce.

Turns out, excrement is fascinating. We talk with David Waltner-Toews, author of Origin of the Feces (ECW), about the curious history of poop, from Hercules to contemporary waste management.


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Tip Sheet
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Children’s Bookshelf
Missed the Children’s Choice Book Awards last week? No worries, we’ve got a photo essay.

Cooking the Books
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, author of River Cottage Veg (10 Speed Press), on going vegetarian and cooking from his garden.

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