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DC Comics Running 80 Years of Batman Celebration

  • DC Comics is running a worldwide fan celebration to commemorate 80 years of Batman. The character first appeared as Bruce Wayne in Detective Comics #27 on March 30, 1939. Batman will be honored from now through Batman Day on September 21, 2019 as part of Batman's 80th birthday. Read more... March 21, 2019

  • The Washington Post to Publish Mueller Report Book

  • The Mueller Report from Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller is highly anticipated in both the political and publishing realms. Scribner and The Washington Post already have a book scheduled called The Mueller Report. The publishers say the book will contain the findings by Mueller and the Posts' reporting on the Mueller investigation. Read more... March 20, 2019

  • Scholastic Unveils New Harry Potter Covers by Brian Selznick

  • Scholastic has unveiled new covers for J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The covers are illustrated by Caldecott Medal-winning artist Brian Selznick. They will be published in the U.S. on June 26, 2018 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Read more... May 17, 2018

  • James Comey's A Higher Loyalty Sells Over 600,000 Copies During First Week

  • James Comey's A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership is expected to end up topping the bestseller list. The New York Times is reporting that book has already sold over 600,000 copies during its first weeek. The Times says the book now has over 1 million copies in print and publisher Flatiron Books has ordered multiple reprints. Read more... April 24, 2018




  • Disney Announces Unlimited Squirrels Series by Mo Willems

  • Disney Publishing has announced it will publish a new series by bestselling author and illustrator Mo Willems. The series is called Unlimited Squirrels. The first book in the series, I Lost My Tooth!, will by published on October 2, 2018. Read more... February 10, 2018

  • Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury Divides Trump and Bannon Supporters, Tops Amazon Charts

  • Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff has abruptly ended the bromance between President Donald Trump and Stephen Bannon. The book is full of explosive quotes from Bannon and other White House insiders. It is already the #1 bestselling book on Amazon days ahead of its release thanks to quotes and excerpts from the book viraling on social media. Read more... January 4, 2018

  • Hillary Clinton's Book What Happened Arrives in Stores

  • Hillary Clinton's book What Happened arrives in stores today. The book helps explain what went wrong in the recent presidential election where she lost to Donald Trump. In her new memoir, Clinton puts the blame on herself and explains her mistakes. She also blames Russian interference, Bernie Bros, James Comey, misogyny and more for the shocking upset. Clinton also states in the book that she will not run for office again. Read more... September 12, 2017

  • Harry Potter History of Magic Books to Published in Conjunction With Exhibition

  • Two new Harry Potter books are scheduled to be published in conjunction with an exhibition this fall at the British Library. The Harry Potter exhibition, "A History of Magic," will open in October 2017 and run through February 2018. The books will be published by Bloomsbury in the UK. The exhibition poster features Jim Kay's phoenix illustration as seen in the Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Illustrated Edition. Read more... July 19, 2017

  • Donna Brazile to Publish Book About Hacked 2016 Election

  • Donna Brazile, former Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee and adjunct professor at Georgetown University, is writing a book about the 2016 election and the hacking of the DNC by Russian hackers. In addition to telling the story of the unprecedented attempt by a foreign power to influence our elections, Brazile will also report on infighting, scandal and hubris at the DNC. Her book is titled Hacks. Read more... July 18, 2017

  • Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue is Latest Oprah's Book Club Pick

  • Oprah Winfrey has chosen Beyold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue as her latest Oprah's Book Club selection. The selection is an honor for any author. It is extraordinary for Imbolo because Beyold the Dreamers is her debut novel. The novel also won the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. Read more... June 26, 2017

  • Bill Clinton and James Patterson Collaborate on Mystery Novel

  • Prolific author James Patterson and former President Bill Clinton are working on a novel together. The mystery novel is called The President is Missing. The novel is set for publication in June 2018. It will be published jointly by Alfred A. Knopf and Little, Brown and Company. It will feature both Little, Brown and Knopf logos. Read more... June 19, 2017

  • Ted Cruz Says Al Franken's New Book is Full of Covfefe

  • Senator Ted Cruz has put Donald Trump's newly coined word "covfefe" to use. He used it to attack Al Franken's new book, Al Franken: Giant of the Senate. Cruz says Franken's new book is full of covfefe. Read more... June 1, 2017

  • Amazon Launches Amazon Charts Most Read and Most Sold Lists

  • Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon Charts, which it calls a reimagined bestseller list. It first the top 20 most read and most sold books in fiction and nonfiction. The lists include data from Amazon.com, Amazon Books (Amazon's book stores), Audible.com, Kindle Unlimited and Prime Reading. Read more... May 29, 2017

  • James Franco to Narrate Stephen King's The Dead Zone Audiobook

    Stephen King's classic The Dead Zone is being released as an audiobook for the first time. It will be narrated by actor James Franco. Simon & Schuster will publish the audiobook on April 25, 2017. The novel has been made into a hit film and TV series. Read more... April 22, 2017

    Melania Trump Reads Party Animals at White House Easter Egg Roll

    First Lady Melanie Trump read to children today at the Reading Nook at the 2017 White House Easter Egg Roll. She was the second reader at the event. Sean Spicer read to children earlier in the day. Read more... April 17, 2017

    Sean Spicer Reads How to Catch the Easter Bunny at White House Easter Egg Roll

    Each year famous authors and celebrities read from children's books at the White House Easter Egg Roll. Past events have featured J.K. Rowling, Jeff Kinney and Jim Carry. This year it was White House spokesperson Sean Spicer read at the Reading Nook. Read more... April 17, 2017

    Professor Allan J. Lichtman Predicts Trump Impeachment in New Book

    American University Distinguished Professor Allan J. Lichtman is predicting that Donald J. Trump will be impeached. Lichtman, a political historian, has correctly predicted every election since 1984, including Trump's recent victory. Read more... April 8, 2017

    Ivana Trump to Publish Memoir About Raising Ivanka, Don Jr. and Eric Called Raising Trump

    Ivana Trump will publish a new book called Raising Trump. The announcement was made by her publisher, Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. This will be Ivana's fourth book. Her past books include Free to Love, The Best is Yet to Come and For Love Alone. Read more... April 5, 2017

    Shel Silverstein's Runny Babbit Returns to be Published in September 2017

    HarperCollins Children's Books has announced plans to publish Runny Babbit Returns, a previously unpublished collection of spoonerism children's poems by Shel Silverstein. The collection is a follow-up to the 2005 book, Runny Babbit. The book will be posthumously published on September 19, 2017. Read more... March 20, 2017

    Secretary of State John Kerry to Publish Memoir With Simon & Schuster

    Former Secretary of State John Kerry is writing his memoirs. He has signed a book deal with Simon & Schuster. The title and release date have not been announced. The terms of the deal were also not announced. Read more... March 9, 2017



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