Delacorte Press

Writer’s Cramp: In the E-Reader Era, a Book a Year Is Slacking
May 14, 2012

For years, it was a schedule as predictable as a calendar: novelists who specialized in mysteries, thrillers and romance would write one book a year, output that was considered not only sufficient, but productive.

But the e-book age has accelerated the metabolism of book publishing. Authors are now pulling the literary equivalent of a double shift, churning out short stories, novellas or even an extra full-length book each year.

Random House Children's Books to Release 13 Judy Blume Classics as eBooks
March 7, 2012

Random House Children’s Books will publish 13 of beloved author Judy Blume’s classic books for young readers as ebooks, it was announced today by Beverly Horowitz, VP & Publisher, Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers. Blume’s stories have entertained, informed, and generated discussions among readers about universal issues for more than 40 years, and now the legions of Blume fans who have grown up reading her books in print, as well as a whole new generation of readers, will be able to read them electronically. The new ebook editions will be available beginning March 21 in the U.S. and Canada, wherever Random House ebooks are sold.

Random House Children's Books to Publish Michael Scott's Second Exclusive E-Book Short Story
September 27, 2011

Random House Children’s will release the second e-book original from New York Times bestselling author Michael Scott, "Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas: A Lost Story from the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel." The story is intended whet fans' appetites for The Enchantress (May 2012), the  final book in Scott's six-part series, The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel.

eBooks … By the Numbers
September 1, 2010

Year-to-date sales of U.S. trade e-books sold through wholesale channels show an increase of more than 204 percent over sales through June 2009.

Random House Children's Books Publishes Its First-Ever Exclusive E-Book Original
August 27, 2010

For the first time in the publisher's history, Random House Children's Books has released an e-book of an original, not-previously-published work. The e-book, written by New York Times bestselling author Michael Scott, is entitled "The Death of Joan of Arc: A Lost Story from the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel."

Tyra Banks Signs Multi-Book Deal With Delacorte Press
May 12, 2010

(Press Release) NEW YORK, May 11, PRNewswire — Delacorte Press has acquired MODELLAND, the first novel in a three-book series written by international, entertainment, and media icon Tyra Banks, it was announced today by Beverly Horowitz, Vice-President and Publisher, Delacorte Press. Drawing from an area of expertise she is avidly passionate about, Tyra's MODELLAND is the story of a teen girl in a make-believe society who finds herself competing for a way of life that's both hotly desired and woefully out of reach at an academy for Intoxibellas, the most exceptional models known to humankind. As the plot unfolds, readers will uncover lessons that are buried beneath the surface of this magical world. The premise of the 3-part fantasy series is deeply rooted in Tyra's core mission of expanding the definitions of beauty. In MODELLAND, Tyra's innate ability to connect with women on issues ranging from relationships to body image finds a natural extension to the page. MODELLAND will launch in summer 2011 and will be supported by a major national marketing and publicity campaign.