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Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013

Below are BWWBooksWorld.com's most popular articles from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013 HARVEST, THE LUMINARIES & More Earn Spots on Man Booker Prize Shortlist
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2013

At the time of the longlist, Chair of judges Robert Macfarlane praised the diversity of the books in contention for the prize as 'wonderfully various in terms of geography, form, length and subject'. This remains true of the shortlist, with the six writers hailing from across the globe: Canada, Britain, Ireland, New Zealand and, for the first time in the prize's history, Zimbabwe. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013 Top Reads: Rush Limbaugh's Impending Children's Book Tops Amazon Best Seller List in Pre-Sales Alone, Week Ending 9/8
by BWW News Desk - September 08, 2013

On the Amazon side of things, a continued surge in text book sales signals that back-to-school season is in full swing - while Rush Limbaugh's impending twist on the children's genre took the no. 1 spot with pre-sales alone. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013 DAYS OF OUR LIVES Launches Latest Book 'Better Living' with Multi-City Tour
by TV News Desk - September 10, 2013

EMMY Award winning, daytime drama, Days of our Lives, is thrilled to announce the release of its latest book, Days of our Lives Better Living: Cast Secrets for a Healthier Balanced Life. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013 VIDEO: Stephen Discusses JD Salinger on the 'cOlbert's Book Club'
by TV News Desk - September 11, 2013

On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central JD Salinger releases 'The Catcher in the Rye' in 1951, Tobias Wolff debates Salinger's short stories, and Shane Salerno co-authors Salinger's biography. Below, check out highlights of the September 10th episode! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013 Best-Selling Author Mariela Dabbah Speaks at National Society Of Hispanic MBAs Annual Conference, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2013

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) announcedtoday thatMariela Dabbah,aglobal leader for Latinos in the businessworldand founder of The Red Shoe Movement: Women Supporting Women for Career Success for women empowerment,willlead a special workshop as part of this year's 4 thAnnualWomen's Leadership Network event. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013 #1 Bestselling Authors Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl Return with DANGEROUS DREAM
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Little, Brown Books for Young Readers will publish Dangerous Creatures, a new young adult book series from Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, it was announced today by Megan Tingley, the division's Executive Vice President and Publisher. Dangerous Creatures returns to the world of Beautiful Creatures, Garcia and Stohl's #1 New York Times bestselling series and international sensation, which was recently made into a major motion picture. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013 Superstar Demi Lovato Signs Multi-Book Deal
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2013

Demi Lovato has signed a multi-book deal with publisher Feiwel and Friends. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013 Susan L. Schulman's BACKSTAGE PASS TO BROADWAY to be Released 9/16
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2013

Heliotrope Books will publish Susan L. Schulman's memoir, BACKSTAGE PASS TO BROADWAY True Tales of A Theatre Press Agent, on September 16th, 2013. At 5 pm that day, Ms Schulman will be joined by theatre journalist Peter Filichia for a Q&A and book signing at the Drama Book Shop, 250 West 40th Street, NYC. Theatre press agent Susan L. Schulman has worked with some of Broadway's most talented and creative people - sometimes behaving badly and often with astonishing grace - as they struggled to create theatre magic. In this entertaining, dishy book, she shines the spotlight behind the show curtain, sharing true tales of her life in the theatre. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013 Lori Ann Stephens Releases SOME ACT OF VISION
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2013

ASD Publishing is proud to announce the release of the young adult novel by author Lori Ann Stephens, 'Some Act of Vision' (ISBN: 978-0-9853441-6-0, Release date September 17, 2013). After ten years of ballet lessons, JorDan Walker has finally landed her first principal role in Romeo and Juliet. Sweeter yet, 'Romeo' has asked her to the May Fling Ball at Winston High. But a massive Texas earthquake triggered by the fracking activity nearby tears apart the community and Jordan's future as a dancer. The Walker family survives the earthquake, but wake up the next morning utterly invisible. Stephens is the author of 'Song of the Orange Moons' (Blooming Tree Press & ASD Publishing), several short stories and poems, and a few opera libretti. When she's not writing or lecturing at SMU in Texas, she reads, dances, and eats the best gourmet, home-cooked meals (cooked by her French lifelong companion). 'When Lori submitted this book to ASD, I read it in one sitting -I could not put it down,' says ASD Managing Editor Greg Goldston. 'The pacing, the storytelling, the fact that it's for young adults but can be enjoyed by older adults and those of both genders-this book has so much going for it! We were thrilled we could be the ones to introduce it to the world.' The book has been called 'a gripping and enchanting tale of love and discovery' by international bestselling author Amy Plum. 'Some Act of Vision' is Stephens's first foray into the world of young adult, but has imagined a thought-provoking story that mixes suspense with romance. Early reviewers are already asking for more JorDan Walker. 'One day,' Stephens recalls, 'I heard a news report about the contamination of well water that was linked to fracking activity. I wondered how many more unintended consequences would surface. What if we've damaged more than the earth in this dogged race for resources? What if we compromise -or lose-our identity in the process? That's where Jordan's crisis was born. I hope the novel balances the action, the romance, and the process of finding one's identity in a satisfying read.' The book will be available in print and eBook from all online retailers as well as indie bookstores across the country. Stephens will be hosting book signings and school discussions on writing for young audiences and on the book's various themes in the Dallas area. To keep up with where she will be, please check out her website at www.loriannstephens.com ASD Publishing, an independent book publisher based in New Jersey, specializes in thought-provoking literary fiction, memoir, self-help nonfiction, and written word that champion personal growth and the independent spirit. www.asdpublishing.com (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 9/8/2013 - 9/15/2013 GETTING TO BABY Short Film Set for Atlanta Out on Film Festival, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2013

Having children is something many couples anticipate with great joy. For gay and lesbian couples, though, it can be a long, frustrating process. But that doesn't have to be the case any longer; Getting to Baby: Creating A Family in the 21st Century is a short film to be featured at the Atlanta Out on Film Festival October 5, 2013. Based on the book by Victoria Collier and Jennifer Collier, Getting To Baby explores every couple's options in fertility treatments, adoption, and surrogacy. (more...)


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