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  • Open Road to release Alexander Key titles in e-book

    June 26, 2014
    Several of  sci-fi/fantasy author Alexander Key's titles will be available in e-book for the first time, including The Forgotten Door, The Incredible Tide and Sprockets: A Little Robot. Key is best known for the sci-fi classic Escape to Witch Mountain READ MORE
    OF MICE AND MEN Broadway poster, feat. James Franco and Chris O'Dowd

    Of Mice and Men on Broadway

    June 20, 2014
    David Binder’s stage adaptation of the classic OF MICE AND MEN premiered on Broadway this year, starring James Franco and Chris O’Dowd. The play, described as “a moving masterpiece” (Time) and “a powerhouse revival” (Newsday), has been nominated for two READ MORE

    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