In an industry without a lot of good news to report, the one consistent bright spot has been publishing for teens. While adult trade sales are expected to fall 4% this year, juvenile and young adult sales are expected to increase 5.1%, according to the PW/IPR Book Sales Index. Although it’s impossible to completely break … Read more
OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — President Obama spent nearly five hours on the golf course here Monday. He’ll need a lot more time to get through his reading list. From the relatively short Plainsong (301 pages) to the heftier John Adams (752 pages), the president has come to Martha’s Vineyard with five books destined to challenge … Read more
New York, NY (July 8, 2009) – Teenreads.com — the premiere destination on the Internet for teen readers, as well as those who enjoy Young Adult novels or work with teens — is conducting a survey about teen reading. The goal of the survey is to identify trends and topics that are of interest to … Read more
At the BookExpo America (BEA) trade show on May 30th, Carol Fitzgerald moderated panel with four book club facilitators: Jill Campbell, Katherine Schulz, Marsha Toy Engstrom and Esther Bushell. To listen to a podcast of the panel, click here.
For Immediate Release ReadingGroupGuides.com, the leading place on the web for book club resources, recently conducted a survey of book club members. More than 7,700 respondents completed the 62-question survey, weighing in on topics like where they get information, if they use online social and book networking websites, and whether their book-buying habits have changed … Read more
For Immediate Release GraphicNovelReporter.com Selects the Hottest Graphic Novels of Summer 2009: Fifty Titles for Kids, Tweens, Teens, and Adults (New York, NY) GraphicNovelReporter.com has announced the Hottest Graphic Novels of 2009 — its picks for the top graphic novels and manga for summer. The books are divided into age-appropriate categories for readers of all … Read more