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Breaking! Isaac Mizrahi Joins Brooklyn Library to Present 'Where the Wild Things Are' Library Card, 3/28 Breaking! Isaac Mizrahi Joins Brooklyn Library to Present 'Where the Wild Things Are' Library Card, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

On Tuesday, March 28, Brooklyn Public Library will debut a new, limited-edition library card featuring artwork from the classic picture book Where the Wild Things Are by Brooklynite Maurice Sendak. Students from PS 118, the Maurice Sendak Community School will be the first to receive the new card at... (more...)
Recorded Books Inc. Sponsors Audiobook Giveaway Recorded Books Inc. Sponsors Audiobook Giveaway
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

Recorded Books Inc. has awarded a $1,000 classics audiobook collection to Port Jefferson Free Library of Port Jefferson, New York, for its participation in The Literary Classics Online Book Club.... (more...)
New Series from Darby Creek is Released New Series from Darby Creek is Released
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

This spring, follow teens surviving extreme situations, explore mysterious occurrences, and cheer on middle schoolers making fresh starts on a horse ranch in three new series from Darby Creek, a division of Lerner Publishing Group.... (more...)
Mystery Fest Key West Announces 2017 Whodunit Mystery Writing Competition Mystery Fest Key West Announces 2017 Whodunit Mystery Writing Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

Mystery Fest Key West has announced a call for entries for this year's Whodunit Mystery Writing Competition. The winner will claim a book-publishing contract with Absolutely Amazing eBooks, free Mystery Fest Key West 2017 registration, airfare, hotel accommodations for two nights, meals and a Whodun... (more...)
'Coherent Breathing - Aligning Breath and Heart' by Wilfried Ehrmann is Released 'Coherent Breathing - Aligning Breath and Heart' by Wilfried Ehrmann is Released
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2017

A choleric boss, an argument with your partner, a traffic jam on the way home - as soon as we get upset, not only our mood turns down. In our autonomic nervous system, the sympathicus takes over. And our organism reacts as if looking right into the eyes of the saber-tooth tiger: stress hormones like... (more...)
C. W. Sparklet Announces PEEK C. W. Sparklet Announces PEEK
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2017

C. W. Sparklet, a retired educator of thirty-three years, has completed her new book ''Peek' the Forgotten Book': a gripping and potent story of a book who finds herself relegated to a dusty shelf as technology comes to predominate the wonderful world of reading.... (more...)
Obamas to Publish Books With Penguin Random House Obamas to Publish Books With Penguin Random House
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

Penguin Random House announced in a statement that they will 'publish forthcoming books by former President of the United States Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama.'  Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but the Financial Times reported the bidding auction ranged over $60 millio... (more...)
Dr. Jeanne King, PhD. Releases New eBook on Narcissistic Personalities Dr. Jeanne King, PhD. Releases New eBook on Narcissistic Personalities
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2017

Is narcissistic abuse in your intimate relationship? Narcissistic abuse has a selfish, uncaring evil ring to it. When you hear it singing from within your relationship, you know you are in danger. You know the inevitable harm done when you ignore/tolerate/enable these dynamics. But, your whole li... (more...)
'Wives, Fiancées, and Side-Chicks of Hotlanta' is Released 'Wives, Fiancées, and Side-Chicks of Hotlanta' is Released
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2017

Recorded Books Inc. has bolstered its Griot Audio line of African-American-focused literature with the addition of the audio version of Real Housewives of Atlanta star Shereé Whitfield's debut novel, Wives, Fiancées, and Side-Chicks of Hotlanta.... (more...)
Western Sydney University and ProQuest Team to Offer eTextbooks to Students Western Sydney University and ProQuest Team to Offer eTextbooks to Students
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2017

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ A ground-breaking collaboration between Western Sydney University and ProQuest providesdigital textbooks for commencing university students through the University's library, reducing the cost of education to students and increasing access to required... (more...)
Recorded Books Announces 14 Finalists in the 2017 Audies Competition Recorded Books Announces 14 Finalists in the 2017 Audies Competition
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

Among the finalists announced by the Audio Publishers Association (APA) for the 2017 Audie Awards, Recorded Books Inc., Tantor Media, HighBridge and christianaudio received 14 nominations across a wide range of categories, including Best Male Narrator.... (more...)
Recorded Books, Tantor and christianaudio Honored with 2017 Youth Media Award Recorded Books, Tantor and christianaudio Honored with 2017 Youth Media Award
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2017

In addition to publishing the audio of this year's Newbery Medal winner, Recorded Books Inc., along with Tantor Media and christianaudio, also had audio titles honored with Honor Books, Amazing Audiobooks, and Notable children's recordings.... (more...)
CELA, Recorded Books Offer Magazine Access to Print-Disabled Community CELA, Recorded Books Offer Magazine Access to Print-Disabled Community
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2017

A partnership between the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) and Recorded Books will provide members of the print-disabled community with popular magazines previously unavailable in accessible formats. These magazines include Canadian and international magazines such as Canadian Living, The ... (more...)
Scholastic To Publish Activism Book By 12 Year Old Scholastic To Publish Activism Book By 12 Year Old
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Scholastic (SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, has acquired world rights to an activism book written by Marley Dias, the 12 year-old social activist behind #1000BlackGirlBooksan international movement to collect and donate child... (more...)
Tragically Hip-Themed Fiction Hits #1 in Canadian Short Stories, Raises Funds for Cancer Research - from David Sachs, Author Tragically Hip-Themed Fiction Hits #1 in Canadian Short Stories, Raises Funds for Cancer Research - from David Sachs, Author
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2017

Hip, Twisted: Illustrated stories inspired by Hip songs last week hit #1 in Amazon's Canadian short stories, and top ten among all short story collections.... (more...)
Unpublished Mark Twain Children's Book to be Completed and Released by Random House, 9/26 Unpublished Mark Twain Children's Book to be Completed and Released by Random House, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

Doubleday Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, has acquired a never-before-published Mark Twain children's story, it was announced today by Mallory Loehr, Senior Vice President & Publisher of the Random House/Golden Books, Doubleday, and Crown Books for Young Readers... (more...)
Recorded Books Kicks Announces The Literary Classics Online Book Club Recorded Books Kicks Announces The Literary Classics Online Book Club
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2017

Recorded Books, a leader in spoken-word content and provider of digital media, announces its third year of The Literary Classics Online Book Club.... (more...)
BookBaby and Tim Grahl Offer Exclusive Giveaway of Latest Book BookBaby and Tim Grahl Offer Exclusive Giveaway of Latest Book
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2017

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Jacob Beaver Releases THE MAN WHO WALKED ON WATER Jacob Beaver Releases THE MAN WHO WALKED ON WATER
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Dumped, depressed, and bored with his dead-end job, Londoner John Mallory decides to shake up his life. He accepts his journalist brother's offer to help him on a documentary film investigating a pastor in rural Tennessee who claims he can walk on water. Locals are convinced it's the Lord's work. Jo... (more...)
Readers Borrow Record Number of eBooks and Audiobooks from the Library in 2016 Readers Borrow Record Number of eBooks and Audiobooks from the Library in 2016
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH - The trend in digital reading continued its uninterrupted growth in 2016 as a record number of readers turned to their local library and school to enjoy eBooks and audiobooks. According to OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, readers borrowed 196 ... (more...)
Scholastic To Publish Updated Edition of J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Scholastic To Publish Updated Edition of J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2017

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Scholastic Corporation (SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, will publish an updated edition of the bestselling and collectible companion book to the Harry Potter books, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with a new foreword ... (more...)
Simon Adepetun Pens Debut Children's Book Simon Adepetun Pens Debut Children's Book
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2017

WARRINGTON, England, January 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/... (more...)
Best New Mystery Writer of 2015 Does It Again! Best New Mystery Writer of 2015 Does It Again!
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2016

Janet Irvin got off to a good start with Absolutely Amazing eBooks. Her novel Dark End of the Rainbow placed first in the 2015 Whodunit Writing Competition.   Now this is her second novel with AAeB - The Rules of the Game - and it is just as brilliant as the first.  ... (more...)
Read a Whodunit Mystery for the Holidays Read a Whodunit Mystery for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2016

Each year the Whodunit Award goes to the best new mystery writer. Sponsored by Absolutely Amazing eBooks, the Award is presented at the annual Mystery Fest Key West (next one, June 16-18, 2007).... (more...)
Professional Book Nerds Announces The Best Books of 2016 Professional Book Nerds Announces The Best Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH - The holiday season is upon us and many will be receiving new devices. As people unwrap their new tablets and eReaders and begin to explore, the number of digital books borrowed from public libraries across the country will increase. Just in time for the reading rush, the Professional... (more...)



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