- Fall 2016 Children's Announcements: Publishers N-R
National Geographic KidsNatumi Takes the Lead: The True Story of an Orphan Elephant Who Finds Family by Gerry Ellis and Amy Novesky (Nov. 8, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4263-2561-8).
- Fall 2016 Children's Announcements: Publishers G-M
Gallopade InternationalSeriesBluffton Books presents Wild Things in the Classroom by Carole Marsh, illus. by Geraldine Csapek (Aug. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-635-12107-3), ages 5–10.
- Book Deals: Week of July 18, 2016
Wendy Lefkon and Alexis Banyon at Disney brokered the agreement with agent Emily van Beek at Folio Jr.
- The Return of the Children's Specialty Bookstore
There are so many amazing people in the book world—customers, authors, illustrators, publishers, editors, reps, and agents.”All-time bestsellers: Derek Landy’s Skulduggery Pleasant (HarperCollins), Andrew Smith’s Winger (S&S), Sharon Draper’s Out of My Mind (Atheneum), and Suzanne C
- Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 10, 2016
Foreign Agent: Scot Harvath, Book 15 (Unabridged) by Brad Thor (Simon & Schuster Audio) 9.
- Rights Report: Week of July 12, 2016
Watt at United Agents brokered the deal.
- Q & A with Beth Revis
How did you pitch A World Without You to your agent and editor and did anything change from that initial pitch?
- iBooks Bestsellers: Kendall Ryan's Indie 'Hitched' Hits #1
Foreign Agent by Brad Thor - 9781476789378 - (AtriaEmily Bestler Books) 5.
- Lois Lenski Biography Provides Intimate Portrait of an Elusive Author
“She either destroyed the personal or didn’t put them in the archives,” Malone said, disclosing that she was able to peruse family letters and photographs after establishing a relationship with Lenski’s family.Malone’s literary agent, George Nicholson, who was also the agent for the Lois Lens
- Veronica Roth's 'Carve the Mark' to Make Global Splash
Kathleen Ortiz, director of subsidiary rights for New Leaf Literary & Media, negotiated the translation deals on behalf of Joanna Volpe, New Leaf’s president and Roth’s agent.
- Book Deals: Week of July 11, 2016
Jason Bartholomew at Hodder & Stoughton brokered the agreement on behalf of agent Euan Thorneycroft.
- Spotlight on Kevin O’Brien
After Kensington acquired the rights to publish Only Son in the U.S. and Canada, O’Brien and his agent went on to sell the film rights, as well as book club rights to Reader’s Digest.
- Want to Succeed at Self-Publishing? Focus on Your Writing: Tips from an Indie Author
Harkins was surprised at the time it takes to get a book promoted, sold, and reviewed: “I knew all of the levels and tasks, but when you’re all the departments, it’s grinding.”When asked why he decided to self-publish instead of going the traditional route, Harkins said a few agents
- How 'Diary Of an Oxygen Thief' Went from Self-Published Obscurity to Bestsellerdom
-based literary agents, a friend of a friend offered to print him 1,000 hardcover copies for free.
- This Week's Bestsellers: July 11, 2016
Observers including Donald Trump laud the book’s depiction of Hillary Clinton as “erratic and violent,” while Jan Gilhooly, president of the Association of Former Agents of the United States Secret Service, is among those questioning “the veracity and content” of the book.At #3 in Hardcover Nonfiction