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American Library Association Announces 2017 Youth Media Award Winners American Library Association Announces 2017 Youth Media Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards at its Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.... (more...)
'The Underground Railroad,' 'Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,' Receive 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence 'The Underground Railroad,' 'Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,' Receive 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Library Association selects 'The Underground Railroad,' by Colson Whitehead, published by Doubleday, Penguin Random House LLC, as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and 'Evicted: Poverty and Profit in th... (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Unpublished Mark Twain Children's Book to be Completed and Released by Random House, 9/26 Unpublished Mark Twain Children's Book to be Completed and Released by Random House, 9/26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...)
Priya Raja Shares 'Bridging the Gap' Priya Raja Shares 'Bridging the Gap'
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

Priya Raja felt that there was something missing from her experience in the educational system. When she started her research about this topic, she found new concepts about holistic education and spirituality that she shares in her book, 'Bridging the Gap' (published by Partridge Singapore).... (more...)
TIMES SQUARE TORSO RIPPER is Released TIMES SQUARE TORSO RIPPER is Released
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2017

Times Square Torso Ripper Richard Cottingham: Sex and Death on the Forty-Deuce by Peter Vronsky, explores the history of the notorious 'Forty-Deuce' strip on 42nd Street near Times Square and how it spawned in the 1970s serial killer Richard Cottingham who stalked it for victims in an era before the... (more...)
DARKNESS WHISPERS Makes Its E-Book Debut DARKNESS WHISPERS Makes Its E-Book Debut
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

BALTIMORE, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Richard Chizmar and Brian James Freeman have a new release coming out in early 2017 titled, Darkness Whispers.The print edition is already sold out, butthe e-book version is coming soon.Darkness Whispers introduces the town of Windbrook. Nothing changes there. N... (more...)
USC Libraries Name Finalists for 29th-Annual Scripter Award USC Libraries Name Finalists for 29th-Annual Scripter Award
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2017

The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 29th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. Since 1988, Scripter has honored the authors of printed works alongside the screenwriters who adapt their stories. Last year, the USC Libraries inaugurated a new Scripter award, for television adaptation. Te... (more...)
John Casperson Shares The Butterfly Effect: Flutters of Wisdom and Kindness' John Casperson Shares The Butterfly Effect: Flutters of Wisdom and Kindness'
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

John Casperson, a philosopher, traveler, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Butterfly Effect: Flutters of Wisdom and Kindness': a gripping and potent book that exposes the economic, political, and religious nostrums that preclude one from realizing the basic premise that all ... (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...)
Basil Hazem Al-Efranji Releases 'Where It Never Ends' Basil Hazem Al-Efranji Releases 'Where It Never Ends'
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2017

Basil Hazem Al Efranji wanted to make people understand the changes in this world, how it can help by understanding the real meaning of life and how it can support the new generation. These objectives prompted him in writing 'Where It Never Ends' (published by Partridge Singapore).... (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...)
Nassim Taleb Accuses Chinese of Censorship over Taiwan in US Nassim Taleb Accuses Chinese of Censorship over Taiwan in US
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2016

Nassim Taleb, author of 'Black Swan,' says that his book 'Antifragile' has tried to change a reference to 'Taiwan' to include 'China'.  Taleb took to Twitter, saying:... (more...)
New Travel Memoir GETTING NAKED FOR MONEY is Released New Travel Memoir GETTING NAKED FOR MONEY is Released
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2016

Author, blogger, freelance writer, and recovering academic, Edie Jarolim has written an acerbic and racy memoir that's also inspirational - especially for late starters and single women.... (more...)
Wayne James Releases New Etiquette Book, MANLY MANNERS Wayne James Releases New Etiquette Book, MANLY MANNERS
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2016

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Former U.S. Virgin Islands senator and Senate Liaison to the White House Wayne James has just released his highly anticipated etiquette book for men, Manly Manners: Lifestyle & Modern Etiquette for the Young Man of the 21 st Century. Publishe... (more...)
First Book and Penguin Random House Partner to Launch Red Mitten Campaign First Book and Penguin Random House Partner to Launch Red Mitten Campaign
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise that has distributed more than 150 million books to kids in need, and Penguin Random House, a global leader in children's publishing, are partnering to bring 5,000 brand-new books and pairs of warm red mitte... (more...)
First Book and Penguin Random House Provide 550,000 Books to Kids in Need First Book and Penguin Random House Provide 550,000 Books to Kids in Need
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2016

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The nonprofit social enterpriseFirst Bookand Penguin Random House, the world's largest trade book publisher, are partnering to provide up to 550,000 brand-new, high quality books to children in need.... (more...)
'True Colors' Named 'Reader's Favorite' at 2016 International Book Award Contest 'True Colors' Named 'Reader's Favorite' at 2016 International Book Award Contest
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2016

The 2016 Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries. Readers' Favorite has become the fastest growing book review and award contest site on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Si... (more...)
Rita Edkins Releases WHEN ALL THE SAINTS COME MARCHING IN Rita Edkins Releases WHEN ALL THE SAINTS COME MARCHING IN
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2016

Author Rita Edkins has a story to tell about taking risks and moving forward. By writing her story in the published book 'When All the Saints Come Marching In' (published by Partridge Africa), Edkins echoes to readers to never give up and rise above negative factors, as there is much more to life.... (more...)
BEHIND THE SMILES is Released BEHIND THE SMILES is Released
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2016

In 'Behind the Smiles: An African Odyssey' (published by Partridge Singapore) Dr. Rilly Ray Rajkumar provides a compelling and earnest window into her time serving as a volunteer medical doctor outside one of Kenya's most impoverished cities.... (more...)
ALA Announces Shortlist for 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction ALA Announces Shortlist for 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2016

CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Library Association (ALA) today announced six books shortlisted for the esteemed Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year's best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers an... (more...)
Lily James to Lead Film Adaptation of THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY Lily James to Lead Film Adaptation of THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY
by Movies News Desk - October 20, 2016

British actress Lily James (Disney's CINDERELLA) has nabbed the lead role in a big screen adaptation of the best-selling novel, The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society. Mike Newell is set to direct from a script penned by Don Roos and Tom Bezucha.... (more...)
Best-Selling Author Grant Cardone Releases BE OBSESSED OR BE AVERAGE Best-Selling Author Grant Cardone Releases BE OBSESSED OR BE AVERAGE
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2016

Grant Cardone, international sales expert, and NY Times best-selling author has just released his newest book, 'Be Obsessed or Be Average', which has already hit #1, #3 & #6 New Release on Amazon for Small Business and Entrepreneurship for Audible, hardcover, and Kindle respectively. Cardone's previ... (more...)
Disruptor Beam and instaFreebie Offer Exclusive Sneak Peek of A GAME OF THRONES Disruptor Beam and instaFreebie Offer Exclusive Sneak Peek of A GAME OF THRONES
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2016

InstaFreebie, book publishing's leading platform to accelerate great stories and big ideas, today announced a partnership with Disruptor Beam, a leader in turning the world's greatest entertainment franchises into the most successful free-to-play games. This initiative lets gamers see it first, with... (more...)
ENDURANCE Wins International Book Award ENDURANCE Wins International Book Award
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2016

Gwen Sutton's riveting novel, 'Endurance,' won a Silver Medal in the prestigious 2016 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards. This realistic and emotional story reveals how a beautiful, young girl's blissful world is viciously shattered when she is kidnapped and sold into child sex slavery. A g... (more...)
Children's Book Inspired by Dolly Parton's COAT OF MANY COLORS Hits the Shelves This Fall Children's Book Inspired by Dolly Parton's COAT OF MANY COLORS Hits the Shelves This Fall
by BWW News Desk - October 03, 2016

Country music legend Dolly Parton brings her beloved classic to life in Coat of Many Colors (Grosset & Dunlap; on sale October 18, 2016), a new picture book for young readers with all-new illustrations by Brooke Boynton Hughes and featuring a downloadable exclusive original song by Dolly Parton, 'Ma... (more...)



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