Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 3/11/2017

News & Notes – 3/11/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Harlequin Launches Hanover Square Press, an imprint for “general fiction, narrative history, journalism, and memoir.” (Publishers Weekly) “Hachette’s New Clothes” explores Hachette’s acquisition of ebook… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/04/2017

News & Notes – 3/04/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Unemployed Aboriginal poet surprised by $165K Windham-Campbell Prize (NPR Books; more from The Guardian) Barnes & Noble Still Searching for ‘Magic Bullet’ to Stop Sales Slide (Publishers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/25/2017

News & Notes – 2/25/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Walt Whitman’s lost novel The Life and Adventures of Jack Engle found.  (The Guardian) Oxford English Dictionaries add “clicktivism” and “haterade” as new words for angry… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/18/2017

News & Notes – 2/18/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Goodreads rolls out new Rereading feature. I’ve been waiting for this since I first joined Goodreads. I’m so excited! Bookstore sales rose 2.5% in… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/04/2017

News & Notes – 2/04/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Lulu.com launches academic alternative. The self-publishing site plans to launch Glasstree, a self-publishing venue for academic authors dissatisfied with traditional publishing’s low royalties and… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/28/2017

News & Notes – 1/28/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News The ALA announced the 2017 Newbery, Caldecott, and other awards for young readers. You can read about the Newbery Medal winner, The Girl Who Drank the… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/07/2017

News & Notes – 1/07/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News AllRomance.com’s sudden closure hits authors hard. (The Guardian) The genre ebook distributor and publisher closed with only 4 days’ warning, and authors’ royalties on… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/31/16

News & Notes – 12/31/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff.   In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher, who was best known for her iconic portrayal of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, died Dec. 27 after suffering… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/17/16

News & Notes – 12/17/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Publishers Weekly looks back at the big book publishing stories of 2016 GalleyCat is ceasing publication. They’ve been one of my go-to sources for book-related news…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/10/16

News & Notes – 12/10/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Penguin Random House Gave Away 100K Books in Three Days as part of its #GiveaBook campaign. (GalleyCat) The Goodreads Choice Awards were announced.  The… Read more »

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