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  • My Grandfather’s Coat

    June 18, 2014
    Award-winning, bestselling team of Jim Aylesworth and Barbara McClintock come together once again for My Grandfather's Coat (Scholastic, October 2014)-- a rollicking, rhyming, fun rendition of a favorite folksong about a many-times recycled coat.

    The Pushcart War, 50th anniversary edition

    June 17, 2014
    The New York Review of Books is releasing a 50th anniversary edition of Jean Merrill's classic The Pushcart War (illustrated by Ronni Solbert) this September. The New York Times Book Review originally called it  “An utterly captivating book." An audio READ MORE

    And This is Laura

    June 17, 2014
    Ellen Conford's young adult novel originally published in 1977 is coming back to shelves with a new edition by Lizzie Skurnick Books. And This Is Laura (July 2014) is the hilarious story of an average girl in a family of overachievers READ MORE
    LANCELOT by Walker Percy, e-book cover

    Lancelot, June Kindle Deal

    June 4, 2014
    Walker Percy’s novel LANCELOT, a tale of degeneracy, honor and the challenges of adjusting to the modern age, is a June Kindle Deal! Percy’s story of the disenchanted lawyer Lancelot Lamar is "a funny and scarifying jeremiad . . . READ MORE
    I Am Livia by Phyllis Smith, US cover

    I Am Livia

    May 25, 2014
    Phyllis Smith’s debut novel, I AM LIVIA (Lake Union - May 2014), is a #1 Kindle bestseller! The book, chronicling the epic romance between Livia and Caesar Augustus, is “a wonderful journey to ancient Rome that provides amazing, thoughtful insight into READ MORE

    Unmasking Juliet

    May 20, 2014
    Teri Wilson's newest novel, UNMASKING JULIET (Harlequin - May 2014), is a charming modern retelling of Romeo and Juliet, where two confectioners fall in love despite the generations-old feud between their families’ Napa Valley chocolate shops. Wilson concocts "a delightful READ MORE
    THE WEIRD SISTERS by Eleanor Brown, US paperback cover

    The Weird Sisters, World Book Night

    April 30, 2014
    Eleanor Brown’s New York Times bestselling novel, THE WEIRD SISTERS (Amy Einhorn - Feb. 2011) was selected for World Book Night 2014, which distributed thousands of copies of the book to unlikely readers. The novel, which People calls “delightful,” chronicles READ MORE
    TOBACCO ROAD by Erskine Caldwell, US cover

    Tobacco Road is #1 on Kindle

    April 12, 2014
    TOBACCO ROAD by Erskine Caldwell hits #1 in the Kindle Store! This classic work set during the Great Depression was adapted into Broadway’s longest-running play and has sold over 10 million copies. Even 80 years after its initial publication, this READ MORE