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by dianna dilworth

Bloomsbury Children’s Books will publish new editions of JK Rowling’s wildly successful Harry Potter books on September 1st. Artist Jonny Duddle created the new covers for each of the seven books. In advance of the new releases, the publisher has...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Sweet Addiction by J. Daniels leads the Self-published Bestsellers List this week for the third week in a row. To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we compile weekly lists of the top eBooks in three major marketplaces for self-published...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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OverDrive, the largest digital eBook distribution platform for libraries, is now supporting EPUB3 fixed-layout files. This means that the platform will now be able to properly display highly-illustrated eBooks including such titles as Ancient Rome and Star...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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McSweeney’s is running its first Student Short Story Contest which encourages undergraduate and graduate students to enter their short stories for a $500 prize and the chance to be published in the August 2015 issue of McSweeney’s 51. The contest...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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New Kindle Helps Readers Show Off By Shouting Title Of Book Loudly And Repeatedly The Onion has created a video report about a fake new Kindle that supposedly shouts out the name of the book that you are reading so that you can brag about your reading...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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The popular note taking app Evernote has a new feature that lets users produce an eBook or PDF directly from the app. The new tool comes as part of an integration with self-publishing platform FastPencil. Users can publish a group of notes from Evernote...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Alloy Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Television Group, has partnered with Amazon Publishing to launch a digital-first imprint that will publish young adult and new adult novels, as well as commercial fiction. The new imprint is called Alloy...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The cast members of the television show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia are writing a self-help book. The 7 Secrets of Awakening the Highly Effective FourHour Giant, Today is slated for publication in January 2015, but is currently available for...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Haruki Murakami‘s new novel Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage comes out next month. Slate has an excerpt of the RandomHouse  book, which is currently available for preorder. Check it out: “I have a kind of weird story related...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Looking for books to read to your kids? Amazon editors have put together a children’s book edition of its series of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime lists. The list includes classics such as Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon, Dr. Seuss’ Green...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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British ghostwriter Andrew Crofts will lift the veil on his profession in a new memoir called Confessions of a Ghostwriter which is due out next month from HarperCollins Publishers. In the book, Crofts details his career as a ghostwriter which he...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Scholastic is closing its children’s book platform app Storia in favor of pushing its subscription model reading platform Storia School Edition. “With the launch of Storia School Edition on September 1, Scholastic will transition to a streaming...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Do you like to drink while you are reading? BookGirl.TV host Tessa Smith-McGovern has authored a cookbook to help you figure out which drinks to pair with which authors. Cocktails for Book Lovers, out this month from Sourcebooks, includes 50 recipes...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Marvel has a new video game for smartphones and tablets called Contest of Champions coming out this fall. The comic book publisher revealed the upcoming game over the weekend at San Diego Comic Con. The game features many Marvel Comics heroes. The publisher...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Monday, July 28, 2014
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