- The Bear Woman
In the present day, Karolina Ramqvist, a writer and mother of three, hears the legend of the Bear Woman, about how Marguerite survived the wild animals and the wilderness on the island.
- Never Give Up: My Life in the Wild
Doled out in short, punchy chapters that jump back and forth through time, Grylls’s narrative never lets up as he shares his deep and abiding love for the natural world and hard-earned lessons from his travels (“Don’t screw with polar bears”).
- The Lady Tempts an Heir
But their future could be jeopardized by Helena’s inability to bear children—a secret she keeps from Max, who wants to be a father.
- Rights Report: Week of December 6, 2021
- Sweep of Stars
Broaddus brings to bear his experience as an educator and community organizer as the principle characters struggle to build and maintain a Black utopia even as the legacies of colonialism and the Maafa—the trans-Atlantic slave trade—still lurk in the background.
- Spring 2022 Announcements: Cooking & Food
This collection of boozy beverages gives home bartenders a chance to align with their astrological signs via chili-infused tequila, CBD drops, gummy bears, and more.
Finding himself alone with few supplies in early summer, Leif struggles to survive along shorelines and inlets that teem with bears and whales, all described with Paulsen’s characteristic attention to detail.
- Spring 2022 Announcements: Literary Fiction
A young British Pakistani man risks his family’s approval over his love for a Black journalist.Sleepwalk by Dan Chaon (Apr. 5, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-250-17521-2) continues the author’s exploration of genre tropes with the story of a man named Will Bear who lives in a camper van
- In Brief: December 2, 2021
The picture book by the same name was published by Sleeping Bear Press in 2020.I Am an AmericanOn November 20, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience located in Seattle, hosted (clockwise, from top l.) authors Martha Brockenbrough and Grace Lin, and illustrator Ju
- Q & A with Seth Fishman and Jessixa Bagley
In When I Wake Up, a young early-riser (“only the streetlights are on”) knows the rules: no climbing into Mom and Dad’s bed until 7 a.m.
- Creating Through Cancer: Finding the Strength to Keep Writing
Writing has given me a “why” to keep living and fighting, and as Frankl said, “Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any 'how.’ ” Lani Forbes, author of The Age of Seventh Sun series, is a California native and now resides in the Pacific Northwest.
- Rights Report: Week of November 29, 2021
Deirdre Jones at Little, Brown and Molly Powell at Hodder & Stoughton have acquired Elly Blake's new three-book fantasy series.
- Dan Chaon's New Novel Confronts a Father's Sins
Not so far off from Will Bear—minus the murder and mayhem.
- Rights Report: Week of November 22, 2021
In the picture book, a hungry bear and a hive of buzzing bees have a spirited standoff around some delicious honey.
- Borderline Fortune
Instead, they dwell within suffering, bearing witness from a place where people have been “warped melancholy by our raising.”