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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 9/19-9/23

Every 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 eighteen Kirkus Prize finalists have been announced. Eleven-year-old Marley Dias of #1000BlackGirlBooks has teamed up with Elle to create a zine. Google Books is launching a “Discover” feature to better help you find things to read. Barnes & Noble Education considers switching its focus away from […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 1/18-1/22

Every 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 Echo will soon read Kindle Books aloud, using text-to-speech technology. An 11-year-old girl from New Jersey, Marley Dias, started a book drive to collect 1,000 books with black girls as the main character. Scholastic recalled their book, A Birthday Cake for George Washington, saying it […]