Four Indie Books That Began as Blogs (IndieReader) Check out this handful of great (gorgeous!) indie books that got their start as blogs. *** Is Agency Ebook Pricing Suppressing Sales? Hard to Say (DBW) The latest monthly data from the Association of American Publishers (AAP), for January 2015, show ebook sales in slump. *** Judy […]
Today is Blumesday. Not the Bloomsday where readers celebrate James Joyce's novel Ulysses — that was Sunday. Today's Blumesday is also a holiday for literature lovers, but of a different sort.
Blumesday creators Joanna Miller and Heather Larimer are writers, and they're pretty well-read. But they were never huge fans of Ulysses. "We sort of self-deprecatingly said, 'Well, the only way we could participate in Bloomsday was if it were Judy Blumesday.' And then the joke turned into, 'Wait, why aren't we doing this?' " Miller explains.
Is the title of an article from Richard Curtis’ Publishing in the 21st Century. Here’s an excerpt from an interesting post: After stubbornly resisting conversion of their work into e-books, J. K. Rowling, Ray Bradbury, Judy Blume and, most recently, Thomas Pynchon, finally succumbed. What persuaded them? Cynics will say they sold out, surrendering to [...]
Random House Children’s Books will be releasing ten of author Judy Blume’s well-known (not to mention often controversial) children’s books as e-book titles on March 21st. The titles include Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Blubber, and Tiger Eyes. Three more titles, including Freckle Juice, will be published at a later date. Blume, currently [...]
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.
(PRESS RELEASE) April 28, 2010. At the annual meeting of the Authors Guild in New York yesterday, members elected Scott Turow as their president and Judy Blume as their vice president. Meg Cabot, Michelle Richmond and T.J. Stiles joined the Guild's executive Council. (Photo credit: Jeremy Lawson Photography)