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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 1/15-1/19

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. After nearly a decade, sister sites The Awl and The Hairpin are shutting down. New Goodreads Giveaways rules may limit options for authors. Some indie bookstores have repurposed Trump’s controversial comments to sell books. PBS announced its lineup for The Great American Read. Margaret Atwood drew criticism for her […]

Adventures in Grown Up Reads for Young Adults

Editor’s note: This post was also featured on our parent site, Publishing Trends. When someone says “YA” the assumption is he or she is referring to YA fiction. It might be time to retire that assumption. There’s a new(ish) YA in town: young adult nonfiction adaptations. This is a genre of young adult books adapted from books written for an adult audience. We’re certainly not the first to notice this phenomenon, The New York Times, The Awl, and Stacked Books have all covered it. But the question remains, why is […]