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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 8/17-8/21

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.

The New York Times has revamped their middle grade and young adult bestseller lists.

HarperCollins announced they are shutting down Authonomy, their online community for writers.

OverDrive is developing a program that will quickly turn PDFs into EPUB files.

A site that allows writers to raise funds for their books, Pubslush, was due to shut down this week, but was purchased at the last minute by Colborne Communications.

Hotels.com customers will soon be able to get free ebooks from Simon & Schuster.

One Comment

  1. Marnise says:

    So happy PubSlush is staying open!

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