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Press Release: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Illustrated Edition

Press Release: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Illustrated Edition

Today we're excited to share the new cover fo Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition  by J.K. Rowling, illustrated by Jim Kay. The illustrated edition will be published by Scholastic in the U.S. on  October 3, 2017 .      Let us know what you think of...
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Press Release: Kendare Blake's Three Dark Crowns optioned for film!

Press Release: Kendare Blake's Three Dark Crowns optioned for film!


20th Century Fox is developing a Three Dark Crowns movie A feature film based on author  Kendare Blake ‘s  Three Dark Crowns  is in the works, reports  Variety . According to the trade,  20th Century Fox  has picked up the feature  film  rights to the 2016 novel as well as its...
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Press Release: Against All Silence (E.C. Myers)

Press Release: Against All Silence (E.C. Myers)

AGAINST ALL SILENCE , the action-packed sequel to The Silence of Six , will be released in hardcover wide on February 21st.    Against All Silence is an entertaining, edge-of-your-seat story. It’s a fun read that combines thriller with computer hacking knowledge. Think of it like a little Mr. Robot of...
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Press Release: Book Trailer for Air

Press Release: Book Trailer for Air


The wide release of the captivating and timely novel “ AIR”  by  Ryan Gattis  hits shelves on  December 6 th  and next year there will be a feature film adaption of the book in production which musician  John Legend  has signed on to produce.   The story is a fascinating look...
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Press Release & Giveaway: The Broken Ones (Danielle L Jensen)

Press Release & Giveaway: The Broken Ones (Danielle L Jensen)






Angry Robot is excited to announce we will be releasing a new novel by Danielle L. Jensen titled The Broken Ones in June of 2017. A prequel to the USA Today bestseller Stolen Songbird (The Malediction Trilogy), The Broken Ones chronicles the ill-fated love affair between Marc and Pénélope as they...
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Kendra
Marcus and Penelope's backstory in detail...this sounds interesting!
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 16:36
Kendra
Sorry, I meant Marc. No idea where the "us" came from
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 16:38
Aneesa
Oh no! There is another one, I have been meaning to read the first three books for what seems like forever. But I am looking forwa... Read More
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Special Guest Post: When Penny Met Potus (Rachel Ruiz)

Special Guest Post: When Penny Met Potus (Rachel Ruiz)
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Here at Capstone we love to talk about "the story behind the story" - how our authors came to write and create the stories they share with readers. With less than one week to go in a historic presidential election season, we wanted to share the story behind one of our...
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Press Release & Movie Trailer: SING

Press Release & Movie Trailer: SING


Illumination Entertainment has just debuted seven new character posters for SING! Download  and share.     SING – In Theaters  December 21 (#SingMovie) Official Website  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram     Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax,...
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Press Release: Multicultural Children’s Book Day (January 27th, 2017)

Press Release: Multicultural Children’s Book Day (January 27th, 2017)





Multicultural Children’s Book Day: Celebrating Diversity in Children's Literature January 27, 2017 Our mission is to not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries.       Presented by Co-Founders   Valarie Budayr of Jump Into...
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Press Release: Klutz Books Teams Up With Subway!!!

Press Release: Klutz Books Teams Up With Subway!!!


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KLUTZ® TEAMS UP WITH WORLD’S LARGEST RESTAURANT CHAIN SUBWAY® FOR ACTIVITY-BASED KIDS’ MEAL PROMOTION THIS FALL NEW YORK, NY—September 6, 2016—KLUTZ® announced today a promotion in which more than 30,000 SUBWAY® restaurants across the United States, Canada, Aruba, and the Bahamas will be offering four exclusive...
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Press Release: The Girl on the Train Movie Tie-In Edition Now Available!

Press Release: The Girl on the Train Movie Tie-In Edition Now Available!

Now Available as Movie Tie‐In Edition: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER OVER 5 MILLION COPIES SOLD INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON FILM FORTHCOMING FROM DREAMWORKS THIS FALL THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN PAULA HAWKINS "Nothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train ." — Vanity Fair “ The Girl on the Train...
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