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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 5/26-5/30

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.

Amazon and Hachette both made statements this week regarding their ongoing contract negotiations.

Target announced that they are teaming up with Librify to sell ebooks through their stores.

Kirkus Reviews is launching three new and substantial book prizes.

Bonnier Publishing created a new children’s imprint in the United States called Little Bee.

LeVar Burton created a Kickstarter to bring back Reading Rainbow.

BONUS: A video of LeVar Burton tearfully thanking his supporters for the outpouring of donations.

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