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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 4/28-5/2

number_5_orangeEvery week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know.

News Corp announced that it will purchase Harlequin Books, making it a part of HarperCollins.

There is a growing backlash against a new policy that disallows prisoners being sent books.

Instead of toys, McDonald’s is now giving away Kobo ebooks with Happy Meals.

Scribd adds 1,000 books from Wiley, including the “For Dummies” series.

HarperCollins will publish To Kill a Mockingbird as an ebook.

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