- Lad Lit Hits the Skids
Warner Bros. has optioned the book, and Amazon's Parsons mentioned it as a promising contender, although he cautioned, "I haven't seen any one lad-lit title spike."
- Numbers Up; Fiction Dominates
Warner (473,080)Golden Buddha.
- The Stakes Rise for Chart Toppers
Split Second by David Baldacci (Warner, 615,464) 19.
- Children's Books for Spring, cont...
ILLUMINATION ARTS A Mother's Promise ($15.95) by Lisa Humphrey, illus. by David Danioth.
- Fall 2004 Sneak Previews
ABRAMS Abrams tunes up for Jungle Drums by Graeme Base, about the smallest warthog in Africa; Under the Sun by Arthur Dorros, a wilderness survival
- Children's Books for Spring cont...
Two children find flowers in unexpected places to create a bouquet for their mother. (3-5) Storytime and Favorite Rhymes ($10.99) adapts nine Mother Goose rhymes. (3-6) Beautiful Bible Stories for Children (
- Here Come the Brides
"This has become a very competitive category," notes associate publisher Anne Brooks.
- Spoken Audio for Spring Cont...
MCGRAW-HILL Wooden by John Wooden with Steve Jamison.
- The Bling Blings of Spring: An On-sale Calendar of the Season's Big Money Titles
Good Grief by Lolly Winston (Warner, $18). 100,000 first printing.
- Millbrook Puts Library Imprints on Block
The sale is being handled by Robin Warner of the van Tulleken Company in New York.
- African-American Adult Books
- Forecasts from October 27 Issue
Preface by Peter Brook, foreword by Robert Thurman.
- Forecasts from October 13 Issue
Warner, $25.95 (580p) ISBN 0-446-53084-0 BEULAH LANDKrista McGruder.
- Forecasts from October 6 Issue
Fiction Jan.* THE HAVANA ROOMColin Harrison.
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