June 13 2016Review: Annie Proulx's Barkskins“Annie Proulx’s Barkskins is remarkable not just for its length, but for its scope and ambition. It’s a monumental achievement, one that will perhaps be remembered as her finest work."
June 10 2016Akhil Sharma Wins DUBLIN Literary AwardAkhil Sharma has won the the 2016 International DUBLIN Literary Award for his novel 'Family Life' (Norton). The €100,000 award is the world’s largest prize for a single novel published in English, and the winning novel was chosen from a total of 160 titles, nominated by libraries in 118 cities in 43 countries.
June 07 2016James Patterson's BookShots Hits Stores TodayToday is publication date in the U.S. for the first two titles in the new BookShots line, a partnership of author James Patterson and his longtime publisher, Little, Brown. At a press conference yesterday, Patterson called the imprint "a very unusual and rare innovation in publishing--an evolution and to some extent a revolution."
May 20 2016YA Edition of Dan Brown's 'Da Vinci Code' Announced for Fall Dan Brown's international bestseller The Da Vinci Code will soon be available in a child-friendly way. The international bestseller featuring globe-trotting symbologist Robert Langdon, originally published by Doubleday in 2003, is being adapted for young adults with the new edition to release from Random House U.S. September 13 and by Penguin Random House UK on September 8.
May 10 2016Oxford County Library launches eBook service focused on best sellersThe Oxford County Library is introducing a new way for readers to enjoy their books on most devices. The library will be spinning out eBooks and audio books on Axis 360, a digital book collection that offers more current and popular titles, as well as more Canadian content that library patrons are looking for.
April 29 2016Wimpy Kid Book 11 Cover and Title Revealed On Thursday, Abrams/Amulet revealed the cover and title of Jeff Kinney’s 11th volume in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down, goes on sale November 1, 2016. Kinney joined an exuberant crowd of fans in New York City during a live webcast in partnership with Scholastic Reading Club...
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