- Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, May 29, 2016
The top of the Fiction and Literature category of Apple’s iBooks store continues to inspire déjà vu, with familiar faces Jojo Moyes, Mary Kay Andrews, Paula Hawkins, and Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney sticking around in the top five slots.
- Kids' Book for 'Rebel Girls' Makes Crowdfunding History
The calls of agents and publishers and networks and producers.
- Aussie Booksellers Join Fight Against U.S./U.K. Book Imports
Currently, booksellers must wait 30 days after first publication of the overseas edition before importing the title, and can only do so if an Australian edition is not published during that period.But, in an unprecedented move, the Australian Booksellers Association has joined with the Australian Publishers
- Blumhouse Brings Nightmares to Print and Screen
Blum brought on former Bombay Gin Literary Journal editor and Foundry Literary agent Matt Wise, who secured the imprint’s first acquisition: a “haunted house-swap” thriller by S.L.
- Publishers Move to Cash In On Digital Audiobook Boom
“This move allows us to position ourselves a little better, so that we can go to literary agents and compete for all rights out of the box.”
- Gender Expressions: Transgender Books, 2016
The past few years have brought increased visibility to trans people and their stories—and that’s one reason, she notes, that the time is right for the publication of Doll Parts, her memoir (Regan Arts, June).Lepore worked with Thomas Flannery, her literary agent and cowriter, who’d bee
- New Alexander Hamilton Novel Gets Presale Boost from Hit Musical
Literary agent Jim Donovan, who has an eponymous shingle, sold the manuscript to Skyhorse for $3,000 in the spring of 2015.
- In Brief: Week of May 23, 2016
Isabel Campoy; HMH editor Jeannette Larson; Rafael López; agent Stefanie Von Borstel; and co-author Theresa Howell.
- Q & A with Liz Kessler
So my agent took me on with Emily, and Emily took off, and the YA never sold.
- Behind the Italian Bestseller, 'The Physics of Love'
Rights are controlled by agent Vicki Satlow.
- New Titles from Self-Publishers, May 2016
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 101 self-published titles below, with descriptions provided by their authors.
- YA Edition of Dan Brown's 'Da Vinci Code' Announced for Fall
September 13 and by Penguin Random House UK on September 8.World English rights to The Da Vinci Code (Young Adult Adaptation) were jointly acquired by Barbara Marcus at Random House Children's Books and Francesca Dow at Penguin Random House UK from agent Heide Lange at Sanford J.
- YA Authors Sound Off on Plotting vs. 'Pantsing' and Other Writing Concerns
For An Ember in the Ashes, Tahir interviewed “modern-day warriors” like an FBI agent.
- Need a Laugh? Rob Elliott and HarperCollins Have You Covered
” Elliott obviously proved that assessment wrong, and his knack for making kids laugh caught the attention of Sargent, who approached the author’s agent, Leavell, about expanding Elliott’s humor repertory with four new joke collections from HarperCollins.
- BEA 2016: Live Coverage
Here’s our coverage of the show, from the expo’s hot galleys to its conversation-starting programming on rights, royalties, and the state of digital publishing.Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, laid out a sprawling vision for the future of digital publishing at IDPF's DigiCon