APRIL

  • A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue sells in Germany
    Foreign rights to Mackenzi Lee's sophomore YA novel, A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue, have sold to Königskinder in Germany.

  • Half in Love With Death an ITW Finalist
    Emily Ross' debut YA novel, Half in Love with Death, is a finalist for Best YA Novel in the International Thriller Writer's 2016 Thriller Awards.Winners will be announced in July.

  • The Disney Way available for order
    The Third Edition of The Disney Way, the genre-defining business book by Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson, is now available on Amazon. Tyra Banks says of the book, "I’ve been obsessed with the enchantment of the Disney empire ever since I was a little girl.  As an adult entrepreneur and CEO, studying Walt Disney’s magical culture is beyond inspiring and motivating.  The Disney Way has become a business handbook for me and my entire team."

  • Dragons are People, Too celebrates Diversity Month
    As a part of Celebrate Diversity Month, Entangled will spend April promoting its diverse romance books, including Sarah Nicolas' debut YA Dragons are People, Too. Be on the look out for excellent sales starting April 25-May 1.

  • B.A. Shapiro reads across New England
    B.A. Shapiro will read and speak about her latest novel, The Muralist, in locations across New England, including: the Worcester JCC on April 7 in Worcester, MA; the Morrill Library in Norwood, MA on April 11; the Hadassah Brandeis institute in Waltham, MA on April 12; the Waban Library in Newton, MA on April 19; the Lyman Allyn Museum in New London, CT on April 20; the Pollard Library in Lowell, MA on April 21; Readers and Writers Rock event in Burlington, VT on April 28; and the Newburyport Literary Festival in Newburyport, MA on April 30.

  • Black River makes the Shortlist
    S.M. Hulse's debut novel Black River has made the Reading the West 2015 Shortlist! The RTW Book Awards are sponsored by the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association to celebrate the best in western-set adult fiction, nonfiction and children's books. Winners will be announced on May 30.

  • YA Interrobang interviews Emily Ross
    Emily Ross, author of the YA mystery Half in Love With Death, talks to YA Interrobang about "good girls" and "bad boys." Of the novel, Interrobang says "in her stunning debut, Emily Ross sweeps the 1960's and everything that came with it, exploring the turbulent era and domestic abuse."

  • Ann Collete to attend MCW 16
    Agent Ann Collette will attend the Maine Publishers and Writers Alliance 2016 Maine Crime Wave Conference on Saturday, April 9.

  • Sarah Nicolas to speak at Comic-Com
    Sarah Nicolas, author of the YA novel Dragons are People, Too, will be appearing at the Leesburg Comic-Con in Leesburg, FL on Saturday, April 9.

  • Ann Collete to attend The Muse and The Marketplace
    Agent Ann Collette will attend Grub Street's The Muse and The Marketplace Conference from April 20 to May 1.

  • Craig Faustus Buck published
    Craig Faustus Buck, author of Go Down Hard, has had his short story, "BlankShot" selected for inclusion in Darkhouse Books' Black Coffee anthology, due out in April. In addition, his short story "Aftermath" is coming out in the April/Spring 2016 edition of Flash Bang Mysteries.

  • Sarah Nicolas to speak at OASIS 28
    Sarah Nicolas, author of the YA novel Dragons are People, Too, will conduct a query-writing workshop and speak on several panels at OASIS 28 alongside guest of honor A. Lee Martinez. The conference will take place from April 22-24 in Orlando, FL.

MARCH

  • Black River is a PEN/Hemingway Finalist
    Congratulations to S.M. Hulse, whose debut novel Black River is finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction!

  • Kirkus gives True Letters from a Fictional Life a Starred Review
    In its Starred Review of Kenneth Logan's debut YA novel, True Letters from a Fictional Life, Kirkus proclaims: "The rounded characters deal with betrayal and honesty and love and near tragedy in ways teen readers, gay or straight, will recognize...Just the right touch of humor, mystery, drama, and romance should earn this a place on every teen bookshelf."

  • The Disney Way 3rd Edition to be published
    Next month, the 3rd edition of The Disney Way, by Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson, will be in stores with brand new endorsements from Tyra Banks, Tony Hsieh, the Zappos founder, David Overton, The Cheesecake Factory founder and more.

  • Craig Faustus Buck nominated
    Craig Faustus Buck, author of Go Down Hard, has been nominated for a Derringer Award in the Best Flash Fiction category for "Heavy Debt," a tale of stone money and murder on the Micronesian island of Yap.

  • The Marauders long-listed by SIBA
    Tom Cooper's debut novel The Marauders as been long-listed by SIBA for the Lords of Discipline Thriller Prize, part of the Pat Controy Southern Book Prize.

  • Emily Ross speaks at NYCTAF
    Emily Ross, whose debut YA novel Half in Love with Death was published last year, will speak on the panel "Relationships Are Hard" at the New York City Teen Author Festival on Saturday, March 19 in NY, NY. She'll also be participating in the Books of Wonder author signing on Sunday, March 20.

  • Craig Faustus Buck published
    Craig Faustus Buck's short story "Shrink Rap", a tale of love, paranoia, psychiatric abuse, and murder, will appear in Pulp Spirit #25. His short story "Blank Shot" a period story of amnesia, betrayal, lust and evil in pre-Wall Berlin, will appear in the Darkhouse Books anthology Black Coffee on March 15.

FEBRUARY

  • Black River named an Honor Book
    Black River, the debut novel by S.M. Hulse, has been named an Honor Book for the 2015 Montana Book Award.
     
  • The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue sold
    The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue, the second stand-alone book by This Monstrous Thing author Mackenzi Lee, has sold to Claudia Gabel at Katherine Tegen Books. 
     
  • Regret Nothing  sold
    Regret Nothing, the latest book by Dragons Are People, Too author Sarah Nicolas, has sold to Stacy Cantor Abrams at Entangled. Regret Nothing is one of a series of books pitched as "Wet Hot American Summer" meets "Can't Hardly Wait."
     
  • Publishers Weekly gives Suffer Love a fantastic review
    Publishers Weekly recently reviewed Suffer Love, the forthcoming  YA novel by Ashley Herring Blake, raving: "Debut author Blake puts the teens in a near-impossible situation, adeptly showing how Sam and Hadley can be more adult in handling the complications of romance than all four of their parents ... Readers will be left thinking about the ways love can both hurt and heal."
     
  • Superbosses  published
    Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Manage the Flow of Talent, the latest book by Sydney Finkelstein, is now on sale.
     
  • This Monstrous Thing nominated for Whitney Awards
    Mackenzi Lee's debut YA novel, This Monstrous Thing, has been nominated for multiple Whitney Awards, in the categories of "Best Speculative Young Adult Fiction" and "Best Novel by a New Author."
     
  • The Advocate picks Idyll Threats
    Idyll Threats, 
    the latest novel by Stephanie Gayle, was chosen by The Advocate as  one of "The Thirty Best Books You Missed in 2015." Of the novel, The Advocate says: "Idyll Threats is a fun, breezy, and believable mystery novel."
     
  • Kirkus gives Suffer Love a great review
    In its review of Suffer Love, the forthcoming debut YA novel by Ashley Herring Blake, Kirkus calls the book "Above the ordinary ... A believable, emotionally satisfying romance." 
     
  • Watch the book trailer for Superbosses
    Now on YouTube, the new trailer for the soon-to-be-released Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent; the latest book by author Sydney Finkelstein. Watch it here!
     
  • Read Ryan Bradford in Lockjaw
    Ryan Bradford, whose YA novel Horror Business debuted last year, has a story published in Lockjaw Magazine; "Mad Inches," a tale of snowboarding bros who gradually succumb to madness amidst a never-ending snow storm.

JANUARY

  • The Mystery of Hollow Places published
    Agent Rebecca Podos' debut YA novel, The Mystery of Hollow Placesis now available everywhere books are sold!

  • Liberty Science Center recognizes Ellen Langer
    The Liberty Science Center has chosen Ellen Langer, author of Mindfulness, to receive their 2016 Genius Award in recognition of her achievements. The award will be presented at their annual Genius Gala in May, an event designed to build support for LSC's programs for underprivileged children.

  • The Harvard Business Review samples Sydney Finkelstein
    The Harvard Business Review has published an excerpt from Sydney Finkelstein's forthcoming book Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Manage the Flow of Talent in the January-February 2016 issue. 

  • Black River named an ALA Notable Book
    Black River, the debut novel from S.M. Hulse, has been named a 2016 Notable Book by the American Library Association.

  • Tom Cooper wins Crook's Corner Book Prize
    Congratulations to Tom Cooper, whose debut novel The Marauders has won the 2016 Crook's Corner Book Prize. The prize recognizes outstanding first-time novelists whose stories are set in the South, and is given by Crook's Corner, the country's only restaurant with its own book award. 

  • Read Daniela Lamas, M.D. in the New York Times
    Daniela Lamas, M.D., a pulmonary and critical care fellow at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, whose nonfiction book Connections will be published by Little, Brown, has an article in the New York Times. "The Doctor as a Moonlighter" describes Daniela's monthly stints as a moonlighter in the intensive care unit, a shift she calls "a vast nocturnal underground, in which continuity of care fades when the sun goes down."

  • Sarah Nicolas to speak at SCBWI FL
    Sarah Nicolas, author of the YA fantasy Dragons are People, Too, will speak on the First Books Panel at SCBWI Florida on January 16.