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Press Release: Inkitt Launches Free Program to Coincide with NaNoWriMo!

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Inkitt launches a free program to help you turn your idea into a novel within 30 days Have you ever thought about writing a novel? There are millions of people in the world who have ideas floating around in their heads that they want to write down but never find the...
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Press Release: Runny Babbit Returns by Shel Silverstein!

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CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN WITH  SHEL SILVERSTEIN  AND  RUNNY BABBIT RETURNS !     HarperCollins Children’s Books to Publish RUNNY BABBIT RETURNS , a Never-   Before-Published Collection of   Spoonerism Poems    by Shel Silverstein!     New York, NY (February 8, 2017) – Today HarperCollins Children’s Books announced the publication of ...
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Press Release: Doon Film Option

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Dreamstreet Entertainment, Lonetree Entertainment Option Brigadoon reimagining, DOON , for Network Series Development Producers Gloria Morrison of Dreamstreet Entertainment, Bradley Arthur Hirou and Tony Eldridge of Lonetree Entertainment have optioned the young adult series DOON , a Scottish adventure reimagining Lerner and Loewe’s musical BRIGADOON , co-written by Carey Corp and...
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Press Release: “Read Riordan,” New Digital Home for the Worlds of Rick Riordan

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Disney-Hyperion Launches “Read Riordan,” New Digital Home for the Worlds of Rick Riordan Cross-Platform Experience to Connect Fans with Content from Best-Selling Author’s Literary Universe Every Day NEW YORK (October 17, 2017)  -- Today Disney-Hyperion, a Disney Book Group imprint, launched “Read Riordan,” the always-on digital home for the Rick Riordan...
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Press Release: Looking For Eden Album by Dave Connis, Author of The Temptation of Adam!

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Dave Connis, author of The Temptation of Adam , has released his full album, Looking For Eden , which serves as a companion to his soon-to-be-released novel!  Today we're excited to share the news that if   you pre-order Dave's new book, The Temptation of Adam you will receive the full...
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I was lucky enough to get an ARC of the book, and I loved it. Today I downloaded the album, and it is REALLY good. What a talented... Read More
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Announcing The Official Blog Tour for Turtles All The Way Down (John Green)!

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COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU   Turtles All the Way Down with John & Hank Green   http://www.turtlesallthewaydownbook.com   Join #1 bestselling author John Green and special guest Hank Green* on tour in support of John’s new novel, Turtles All the Way Down. In this multimedia event, the brothers will talk about...
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Press Release: Your Story is Welcome, An Adoption Short Story Microsite!

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A big part of why I wanted  Welcome Home  to happen was the lack of adoption stories floating around for kids. I wanted teenagers to see themselves in the stories they’re reading. In all ways. Happy stories, sad stories, stories that’ll make them angry. And I also wanted to encourage them...
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Press Release: Islandborn by Junot Díaz

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PENGUIN YOUNG READERS TO PUBLISH DEBUT PICTURE BOOK BY NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLING AND PULITZER PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR JUNOT DÍAZ Islandborn  scheduled for publication  March 13, 2018   Junot Díaz, the  New York Times  bestselling and Pulitzer prize winning author of  The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao  and  This is...
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Press Release: Candlewick Press "Where’s Waldo?" Celebrating His 30th Anniversary on Main Streets This Summer!

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Where’s Waldo? Celebrating His 30th Anniversary on Main Streets This Summer! Indie Bookstores Drive Massive Cross-Country Campaign to Promote the “Shop Local” Message in July Somerville, MA — To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the iconic children’s book character from the Where’s Waldo? series and to continue the Find Waldo Local...
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Press Release: Kelly Clarkson Signs 2nd Book Deal with HarperCollins

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GRAMMY AWARD WINNER AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR KELLY CLARKSON SIGNS SECOND BOOK WITH HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS — RIVER ROSE AND THE MAGICAL CHRISTMAS  publishes in the US on  October 24, 2017 — New York, NY (June 28, 2017)—HarperCollins Publishers announced today the acquisition of Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson’s second picture book...
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