Tag: Publishers

A Dating Service for Books and Book Clubs — GalleyMatch

GalleyMatch has just launched a ‘matchmaking program’ that brings together book clubs with publishers and authors. The brainchild of authors Judy Gelman and Vicki Levy Krupp, GalleyMatch gets arcs (newly released books)...

Bookish Launches

The long awaited launch of Bookish.com is here. Originally set to open in May 2011, Bookish.com is a collaborative site between sixteen publishers from Random House to Scholastic. Readers will find interviews, book recommendations,...

Publishers Respond to ALA Letter

On September 24, the recently-elected president of the American Library Association, Maureen Sullivan, released a harshly critical open letter to the US publishing industry about e-lending. The following is a statement from...

An Open Letter to American Publishers from the American Library Association

The following open letter was released by American Library Association (ALA) President Maureen Sullivan regarding Simon & Schuster, Macmillan, and Penguin refusal to provide access to their e-books in U.S. libraries. It’s a rare thing in a...

“E” is for Epic Fail

Part 1 of a 3 part editorial series by Sheila English I have worked in New Media specifically in the publishing industry for ten years and am the author of Book Marketing, Book...

Libraries Versus Publishers

  Penguin Publishing has yanked their eBooks from OverDrive -- the digital supplier to libraries, as has Simon & Schuster, MacMillan and Hachette. HarperCollins has limited checkouts of their eBooks to 26, (they...

Walking the Floor at BEA

So many exhibitors, so little time! Unique bags, free books, and great gift ideas made me feel like the proverbial kid in the candy store! One of my favorite items was offered at...

Authors, Publishers, and Books, Oh! My!

BookExpo America (BEA) was anticipated with long lines awaiting the opening of the exhibit hall at New York’s Javits Center on May 24,  2011. The annual conference boasted over 1,300 exhibitors this...
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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Books to help and answer questions..... May is Mental Health Awareness Month, observed at this time each year since 1949,...

Books Like Us First Novel Contest from Gallery Books and Simon & Schuster

Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, is pleased to announce the launch of the BOOKS LIKE US First Novel Contest to facilitate...

BOOK REVIEW: The Best Man (Jasper Falls, #2) by Lydia Michaels

The Best Man (Jasper Falls, #2) by  Lydia Michaels Lydia Michaels writes a story with a powerful impact for its length. I really enjoyed this...