Friday, March 30, 2012

The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee

Chewbacca, the Wookiee, Will Follow Yoda and Darth Vader as the Next Star Wars Character to Be Folded in Tom Angleberger’s bestselling Origami Yoda Series!
Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS, will release the book on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, with a 1.3-million copy first printing.  Previous books were The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, published in spring 2010, and its sequel, Darth Paper Strikes Back, published in summer 2011.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Quayside on Eating Well in New England

Four great regional titles getting a push from Quayside this season:
Wicked Good Barbecue
Boston Homegrown Cookbook
Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook
Backroads of New England

Makes us sorta hungry.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

100 Months is a star!

100 Months, by John Hicklenton. Cutting Edge Press, $29.95, ISBN 978-0-9565445-2-0

This graphic novel from TSP publisher Cutting Edge Press just received a
review in the March 12, 2012 issue of Publishers Weekly (circ. 19,068). They call it "a haunting and powerful legacy" and "beautiful." Read the full review here.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Minette's Feast is Magnifique!

Kirkus Reviews gives MINETTE'S FEAST a STARRED review in the April issue!
"A fine recipe for pleasure: Julia Child, the culinary arts, Paris and a lucky cat. Magnifique!"

Minette’s Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat by Susanna Reich; illus. Amy Bates; $16.95;MAY 2012; 9781419701771



Thursday, March 22, 2012

Welcome to Luxe City Guides

SCB Distributors has added Luxe City Guides.  As seen and praised in Vanity Fair and the New York Times, there are 42 of these pocket-sized guides available, covering much of Europe, Asia and North America. Visit their website for more information.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #7: Coming November 13th

Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS, joins forces with seven publishers around the world to announce the first-ever global release for a new Diary of a Wimpy Kid title. The seventh book in Jeff Kinney’s blockbuster series, which has sold more than 75 million copies worldwide, will go on sale in the United States on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. The seventh book in Jeff Kinney’s blockbuster series, which has sold more than 75 million copies worldwide, will go on sale in the United States on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. The United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Greece, Japan, Korea, and Norway will release the book in their respective territories the day after.

Here's some teaser art which seems to hint that Valentine's Day will be involved:

Monday, March 19, 2012

Salad Days

The March/April issue of Food Loves Beer Magazine will have a recipe excerpt from Salad Days. 

Salad Days: Recipes for Delicious Organic Salads and Dressings for Every Season
ISBN: 9780760340431
Voyageur Press

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Vote Wimpy for 2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards

Jeff Kinney's DIARY OF A WIMPY KID series is once again nominated for a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award!

He has stiff competition this year--please vote now using the link below.

And vote often…every day...every week…all month, until the winners are announced on March 31!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Goosebottom Books on NPR Today

An interview with Shirin Bridges, author of The Thinking Girl's Treasury of Real Princesses, and publisher of The Thinking Girls Treasury of Dastardly Dames, will air on Wednesday, March 14 on NPR's Tell Me More. The interview is part of a biography series for Women's History Month. Check out NPR's website to find air times.
Author and publisher Shirin Bridges will discuss:
+ Inspiration for The Thinking Girl’s Treasury of Real Princesses/Dastardly Dames
+ Details about Cleopatra, Agrippina, Marie Antoinette
+ How powerful women have been historically viewed, as opposed to powerful men
+ What Goosebottom hopes to achieve/teach with this series