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    Harlequin and 'Seventeen' to Debut New Fiction Imprint

    Seventeen Fiction from Harlequin Teen, involving two major players in the world of young adult publishing, have teamed up to launch a book imprint.

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    Kate Beasley's 'Leap to Greatness': A Debut Novel Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki

    Though Kate Beasley's debut middle grade novel 'Gertie's Leap to Greatness' doesn't publish until October, the author's career is poised for its own leap to greatness.

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    Archipelago Books to Enter the Children's Market

    Archipelago Books, devoted to publishing English-language translations of classic and contemporary literature from around the world, will launch a children's imprint in spring 2017.

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    In Brief: February 4, 2016

    This week: an author has a brainstorming session with his characters; an author-illustrator team gets serious about book signing; a memoirist is honored; a young author has a day in the spotlight; a debut novelist gets some PR from family; and a writer has a lot to celebrate.

  • Book News

    Hot Off the Presses: Week of February 8, 2016

    Hitting bookshelves next week is a story about a messy fairy from two bestselling picture book creators, the latest in a middle grade series in which a heroine must rescue her kidnapped baby sister, and the next installment of a big YA series.

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    Red Queen Rising: Victoria Aveyard’s Expanding YA Empire

    Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen series is on the rise, with a recent expansion of the initial three-book deal.

  • Industry News

    Winter Institute 2016: Children's Authors, Presses, Books Share the Stage

    While the focus was primarily on the offerings for adult readers among the 625 booksellers attending this year's Winter Institute, children's publishers and authors also took their turns in the limelight at the annual gathering of publishers' reps, authors, and booksellers.

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    Bookselling Tips from Winter Institute 2016

    Here are some ideas for indie booksellers gleaned at this year's ABA Winter Institute, held in Denver January 23–26.

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    NBF Creates After-School Reading Club for LGBTQ Teens

    On Friday, February 5, 2016, the National Book Foundation will launch BookUp LGBTQ, a site that will provide books and activities tailored to young LGBTQ readers.

  • Book News

    Rights Report: Week of February 1, 2016

    New deals for Christina Lauren, Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison, Katrina Leno, Avi, Kenneth Oppel, and Una LaMarche.

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PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Mo O'Hara
Author Mo O’Hara talks about ‘Any Fin is Possible,' the fourth book in her Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series, and a picture book spinoff, 'The Fintastic Fishsitter,’ both out this spring.
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