- From the Sidelines to the Spotlight: LGBTQ Books 2021
The stories cover a range of genres, including light fantasy, romance, and late coming out.Fantasy author Nghi Vo earned acclaim, including two starred PW reviews, for the 2020 novellas The Empress of Salt and Fortune and When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain, both set in a rea
- Tattered Cover to Open Children's Bookstore in Denver Suburb
A large mural created by a local artist will be the centerpiece of the store, and architectural elements will evoke the experience of getting lost in a story.
- Cover Reveal: 'Perfectly Pegasus' by Jessie Sima
When a story is meaningful to people, it’s important to me that I not betray the heart of it.
- Simon & Schuster Acquires Mike Pence's Autobiography
The book, S&S said, will tell "the story of Pence’s faith and public service, covering his trajectory from Columbus, Ind., to his time as the second-highest ranking official in the Trump administration."
- The Cover Wife
Set in 1999, this gripping if uneven spy thriller from Fesperman (Safe Houses) fictionalizes the story of the terrorist cell in Hamburg, Germany, responsible for the 9/11 attacks.
- Off the Record
Struggling with her family’s commentary on her body and resigning herself to wait until college to find friends, Josie’s delighted when a magazine contest offers her a chance to travel on a multicity press tour and write a cover story on Marius, the Black star of an upcoming film, whom
- Lessons in Disguise
In the end, this well-meaning story succeeds at reminding readers of the precious value of the printed word.
- Cover Reveal: 'It Fell from the Sky' by the Fan Brothers
The one on the cover was chosen from their collection.
- Steerforth Speaks Truth to Power
Additional titles are forthcoming from Lisa Forbes, a memoirist whose work addresses the topic of mass reincarceration; Diya Abdo, a thought leader on the U.S. refugee experience; and Christopher Finan, a former president of the ABA’s Foundation for Free Speech.In keeping with the imprint’s unifying
- Book Deals: Week of March 29, 2021
The second book, Bugsy, is a story collection.Langan Enjoys ‘Night Out’ at AtriaLoan Le at Atria Books nabbed world rights to Mom’s Night Out by Sarah Langan (Good Neighbors).
- Saying Farewell to PW’s First Lady
This high-wire act was further complicated by the fact that we had editors on the ground—whether in D.C., Anaheim, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, or New York—vying to cover the show as it unfolded and looking for breaking news and appealing to Daisy for column spa
- Poison Flowers & Pandemonium
Sala’s instantly recognizable watercolor art is equal parts charming and ominous, mixing influences from Edward Gorey to Famous Monsters of Filmland to old paperback covers.
- Stacey Abrams Is a Power Player in Her First Legal Thriller
“I remember the first time I saw a Black woman on a book cover.
- On and Off the Road with Bob Dylan
He trusted me to bring his vision to life the way he wanted it done and that I would cover his back, like we had always done together.
- A Campus Killer Stalks the Pages of This Debut Thriller
Everything has felt unreal with the pandemic—but when I see the cover or read a tweet, I think, this is real!”