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December 9, 2019

Industry Insider – Intern Spotlight with Alayna Parsons-Valles »

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Next up in our Publishing Industry Insider series, we interviewed our invaluable publishing intern Alayna Parsons-Valles. Over the past few months, Alayna has happily jumped into any task with lightning-fast speed and attention to detail. She’s such a hardworking intern so, of course, we had to pi…

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December 6, 2019

5+ Books for the Film Lover »

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Check out this roundup of books that'd make the perfect gift for the film lover in your life!


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November 29, 2019

5+ Bookish Gifts for Every Type of Kid »

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Check out this roundup of books that'd make the perfect gift for any type of kid in your life!


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November 25, 2019

5 Best Songs to Write to – from Mathea Morais, author of There You Are »

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There You Are is a novel of love, loss, and the power of community, powered by a phenomenal soundtrack of hip-hop, soul, and jazz. It tells the story of Octavian and Mina, who fell in love to the sounds of Prince and A Tribe Called Quest at their local record store in St. Louis, but who drift apart …

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November 18, 2019

What Makes a Great Singer – from Linda Balliro »

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Using the latest principles of neuroscience and motor learning, Being a Singer: The Art, Craft, and Science pulls back the curtain on how singing works, from cognition to anatomy to the body’s amazing hearing system and even your instincts and emotions.

Author Linda Balliro is a highly regarded…

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November 15, 2019

Bookalike – Binge-Watch edition »

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Complement your binge-watching preferences with these book pairings!


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November 11, 2019

Honoring Our Veterans – by Christopher Strom, author of Brooklyn to Baghdad »

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In Brooklyn to Baghdad, Christopher Strom details his experience as a retired NYPD intelligence sergeant, applying his street-cop tactics and interrogation skills against a lethal insurgency that had infected Iraq. In honor of Veterans Day, we asked him to say a few words about his experiences:

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November 8, 2019

Staff Reads – 11-8 »

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Check out what we’ve been reading lately and let us know your book recommendations in the comments below!



I just finished Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane. It's a multigenerational portrait of two suburban families marked by love, grief, and forgiveness. I haven't stopped thinking about th…

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November 4, 2019

A Long Time Ago – Interview with film editor Paul Hirsch »

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A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last fifty years as seen through the eyes of Oscar-winning film editor Paul Hirsch. Part film school primer, part paean to legendary filmmakers and professionals, this funny…

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October 30, 2019

Scariest Part of the Writing Process »

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Writers beware, you’re in for a scare! In honor of Halloween, we asked a few of our Fall authors about the scariest part of the writing process. Check out their spooky answers below…

 



 

In writing my book, I found it frightening to learn how many people trust anecdotal ev…

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