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IN THE NEWSA special Tenth Anniversary edition of Stephenie Meyer's 'Twilight', featuring exclusive bonus content, will be released in October. The ground-breaking novel became an internationally bestselling publishing phenomenon, a blockbuster film franchise, and a cultural touchstone around the world. Hachette has advised the anniversary edition will be available in hardback and with new content. Meyer said "It’s amazing to me that ten years have passed since Twilight was first published. For me, this anniversary is a celebration of the fans, with all of their incredible passion and dedication. I’m excited to get to spend time with them again.” 'Twilight' has enraptured millions of...
IN THE NEWSThe New York Times said it best when they said "Jackie Collins, who wrote the kind of novels that tweedy English professors typically ignore or sniff at — sex-filled, escapist, utterly unpretentious — but that millions of readers devour and teenagers used to read by flashlight under the covers at night, died on Saturday in Los Angeles. She was 77." Jackie Collins was the author of twenty-nine bestselling novels, which have sold nearly 500 million copies in more than 40 countries. From HOLLYWOOD WIVES to LADY BOSS, from LETHAL SEDUCTION to THE POWER TRIP, Jackie Collins has chronicled the lives of...
IN THE NEWSThe new All-in-One Axis 360 App is now available for download from the Apple App Store, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore. The new app provides one simple and intuitive interface for searching, browsing and loaning ebooks and digital audiobooks from your library. Axis 360 libraries enjoy: Print and digital ordering from one source JBO ordering and invoicing as per your normal workflows eBooks and digital audiobooks in one repository All-in-one Axis 360 app with single sign-on Unique Magic Wall digital collections showcase Axis 360 Marketing Support Site To find out more download our new Axis 360 brochure...
IN THE NEWSThe Children’s Book Council of Australia has announced the 2015 Book of the Year Award Winners. The CBCA Awards were announced in Melbourne on the 21st August, marking the official launch of Children’s Book Week. It is also the 70th year of the CBCA and they have a special place in the Australian children's literary landscape as many of our libraries know. This year Freya Blackwood won not one, not two, but THREE Awards at the event. It's the first time in the awards' 69-year history that a single creator has been honoured three times in the same year....
IN THE NEWSJames Bennett is delighted to launch ADULT FICTION MONTH. A month of celebrating everything to do with ADULT FICTION supply to libraries in Australia and New Zealand. We will show you what makes us different, discuss the range of adult fiction we provide libraries, we'll introduce you to the buyers working with adult fiction books and publishers. In a nutshell it's a showcase of what's wonderful about adult fiction in libraries. Follow the discussion on our Facebook page and/or Twitter. And while you're online, perhaps join in the discussion? Use the hashtag #adultfictionrocks and let's have some fun in August. For more...
IN THE NEWSPenguin Random House imprint Hamish Hamilton has announced it will publish 'Island Home: A Landscape Memoir' by Tim Winton on 23 September 2015. The collection of nonfiction writing explores Winton’s relationship with the Australian landscape and ‘how it determined his ideas, his writing and his life’. Winton said in a statement - "I’m increasingly mindful of the degree to which geography, distance and weather have moulded my sensory palate, my imagination and expectations...The island continent has not been mere background." Penguin publishing director Ben Ball described Island Home as ‘a revelation—an insight into the life and work of one of our...
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