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James Patterson, David Ellis, Kevin Birmingham, & Jordan Ellenberg Debut on the Indie Bestseller List - Posted July 2, 2014
We've collected the books debuting on Indiebound's ... [GalleyCat]

'Blood Feud' Debuts on iBooks Bestsellers List - Posted July 1, 2014
Blood Feud by Edward Klein has debuted on Apple's Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week at No. 18. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending 6/30/14. Invisible b... [AllTwitter]

'Blood Feud' Debuts on iBooks Bestsellers List - Posted July 1, 2014
Blood Feud by Edward Klein has debuted on Apple's Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week at No. 18. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending 6/30/14. Invisible b... [GalleyCat]

NYPL & William Morris Endeavor to Host a Conversation Event On Amazon vs. Hachette - Posted June 24, 2014
The LIVE from the NYPL team has partnered with William Morris Endeavor (WME) to organize a conversation event to explore the dispute between Amazon and Hachette. Those who wish to attend may do so free of charge, but advanced reservations are required. It will take place on July 1st at the Stephen... [GalleyCat]

'The One & Only' Leads the iBooks Bestsellers List - Posted May 28, 2014
The One & Only by Emily Giffin has debuted on Apple's Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week at No. 3. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending ... [GalleyCat]

'NYPD Red 2' Debuts on Apple's Top Paid iBooks List - Posted April 2, 2014
NYPD Red 2 by James Patterson & Marshall Karp debuted on Apple's Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. last week at No... [GalleyCat]

'NYPD Red 2' Debuts on Apple's Top Paid iBooks List - Posted April 1, 2014
NYPD Red 2 by James Patterson & Marshall Karp debuted on Apple's Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. last week at No... [AllTwitter]

James Patterson Recommends His Favorite Kids Books of the Year - Posted December 16, 2013
Author James Patterson has shared his recommended reading list for kids with The Washington Post. The b... [AllTwitter]

James Patterson Recommends His Favorite Kids Books of the Year - Posted December 16, 2013
Author James Patterson has shared his recommended reading list for kids with The Washington Post. The b... [GalleyCat]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Jack Osbourne Making The 'Dancing With The Stars' Finals - Posted November 27, 2013
Facebook Weekl... [AllFacebook]

Hachette Book Group U.S. Sales Up 11% in Q3 - Posted November 12, 2013
Lagard re Publishing's net sales reached about $563 million in the third quarter, up 6.6 percent from last year. The Hachette Book Group's US sales specifically were up 11 percent year-over-year. The publisher had 191 print and 73 eBooks on the New York Times bestseller list so far this year, with 45... [GalleyCat]

Roald Dahl's 'The Witches' Turns 30 - Posted October 8, 2013
2013 marks the 30th anniversary of the publication of The Witches by Roald Dahl. Over the years, the book has frequently appeared on the American Library Association's list of most challenged books. ... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson To Give $1 Million To Indie Bookstores - Posted September 16, 2013
Bestselling novelist James Patterson will give away one million dollars to indie bookstores around the country. According to the author, he will only have two conditions for giving out ... [GalleyCat]

OverDrive Adds Hachette eBooks to Catalog - Posted May 1, 2013
Digital book distributor OverDrive has signed a partnership with the Hachette Book Group to make its entire eBook catalog available to more than 22,000 libraries and schools globally. The eBooks will become available at OverDrive-powered libraries and schools i... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Tim O' Brien, James Patterson, & Vanessa Hidary Get Booked - Posted April 8, 2013
Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its ... [GalleyCat]

Figment Launches James Patterson Insipired Writing Contest - Posted January 30, 2013
The online writing community Figment has partnered with Little, Brown Books for Young Readers to host The Kiss writing contest. Participants have the opportunity to win $500 in ... [GalleyCat]

Promotions at Little, Brown & Company - Posted December 13, 2012
A number of publishing professionals at Hachette's Little, Brown & Company imprint were promoted this week. Within the marketing/publicity department, four staff members have received promotions. Heather Fain has been named vice president, associate publ... [GalleyCat]

World Book Night Titles Revealed for 2013 - Posted November 8, 2012
On April 23, 2013, 25,000 readers will give away a half million books in the United States to celebrate World Book Night. Below, we've listed the 30 books they will give away next year. If you want to give away books to celebrate the event... [GalleyCat]

Sylvia Day Sells 100,000 Trade Paperbacks in a Week - Posted November 2, 2012
Formerly self-published romance novelist Sylvia Day has sold 100,000 trade paperback copies of Reflected in You in a single week. The eBook was released in October and has already sold 450,000 copies. According to Amazon's new Auth... [GalleyCat]

Michael Pietsch Becomes CEO of Hachette Book Group - Posted September 11, 2012
Michael Pietsch is leaving his post as the publisher of Little, Brown and Company and is becoming the CEO of the Hachette Book Group. He'll officially replace his predecessor, ... [TVNewser]

Michael Pietsch Becomes CEO of Hachette Book Group - Posted September 11, 2012
Michael Pietsch is leaving his post as the publisher of Little, Brown and Company and is becoming the CEO of the Hachette Book Group. He'll officially replace his predecessor, ... [MediaJobsDaily]

James Patterson Leads World's Top-Earning Authors List - Posted August 9, 2012
Forbes has just released its annual list of the World's Top-Earning Authors. We've listed the top five writers below, along with their income--... [GalleyCat]

Tyler Perry Stars in Trailer for Alex Cross Adaptation - Posted June 26, 2012
Director and actor Tyler Perry stars in the new trailer for Alex Cross, a James Patterson adaptation that features Lost hero Matthew Fox as a brilliant killer. We've embedded the trailer above--what do you think? Entertainment Weekly has more: "While I think we should all give Perry more than a two-minute chance to... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson, Arianna Huffington & More Recall Ditching Some Career Advice -- Yes, Ditching - Posted May 17, 2012
Sure, we've all heard our share of career advice and applied it to succeed on the job and land a new one. But according to a piece on Forbes, some successful (and we do mean successful) media folks were pretty happy to ditch some career advice they were given. According to... [MediaJobsDaily]

Children's Choice Book Awards Finalists Unveiled for 2012 - Posted March 14, 2012
The 2012 finalists for the Children's Choice Book Awards have been revealed. Kids can vote from March 14th to May 3rd. The winners will be announced live at the ... [GalleyCat]

Forbes Unveils Highest Paid Authors List - Posted August 17, 2011
This week Forbes published their annual list of the highest paid writers. Novelist James Patterson leads the pack with $84 million--a $14 million increase from ... [GalleyCat]

Janet Evanovich & Kathryn Stockett Sell One Million Kindle eBooks - Posted August 16, 2011
Authors Janet Evanovich and Kathryn Stockett have each sold more than a million Kindle books, joining what Amazon has termed the "Kindle Million Club." The authors join the likes of Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, Nora Roberts... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Combines YA & Adult Book Trailers - Posted July 19, 2011
Author James Patterson recently released a novel book trailer: promoting his YA novel and his adult thriller in the same television commercial. In the book trailer embedded above, Patterson shares the spotlight with an animated version of Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life's protagonist . As the video explains,... [GalleyCat]

Self-Published Author Sells 1 Million Kindle eBooks - Posted June 20, 2011
John Locke has become the first self-published author to join the Kindle Million Club--the eighth author to sell one million eBooks through Amazon. Follow this link to read free samples of his novels. Locke ... [semanticweb.com]

Self-Published Author Sells 1 Million Kindle eBooks - Posted June 20, 2011
John Locke has become the first self-published author to join the Kindle Million Club--the eighth author to sell one million eBooks through Amazon. Follow this link to read free samples of his novels. Locke ... [GalleyCat]

Free Samples of John Locke eBooks - Posted June 20, 2011
Today, Amazon announced that mystery author John Locke was the first self-published author to sell ... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Has Sold 3 Million eBooks - Posted June 1, 2011
James Patterson has sold more than 3 million eBooks. The company doesn't yet have the news on its website, but the Associated Press and The Washington Post... [FishbowlDC]

Charlaine Harris Joins Kindle Million Club - Posted May 11, 2011
Charlaine Harris is the fourth author to sell m... [FishbowlDC]

Mary McDonagh Murphy to Release Harper Lee Documentary - Posted May 11, 2011
Filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy has created a new documentary about celebrated author Harper Lee entitled Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird. According to ... [GalleyCat]

Michelle Aielli Named Director of Publicity at Little, Brown - Posted May 6, 2011
Michelle Aielli will now serve as director of publicity at Little, Brown and Company. At the same time, Sabrina Callahan has been promoted to assistant director of publicity for James Patterson. Here's more about Aielli's work with that mega-be... [GalleyCat]

Top Kindle Books Cost $5 Or Less - Posted February 8, 2011
Kindle owners like cheap eBooks. According to Amazon's Top 100 Paid list, 7 of the Top 10 titles cost $5 or less. The No. 1 title, Alone by Lisa Gardner is $.99,... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Tick Tock Tops NY Times eBook Best Sellers List - Posted February 3, 2011
The New York Times Best Sellers lists for eBooks will launch online on February 11th and will be followed with a print publication in the Sunday Febru... [Inside Mobile Apps]

James Patterson Responds to Critics - Posted November 24, 2010
No other author has had as many New York Times bestsellers at one time as James Patterson. People magazine called him the "king of the bestsellers list." He has outsold writers like ... [GalleyCat]

Lee Child, Stieg Larsson And James Patterson Top BooksOnBoard eBook Sales Last Week - Posted November 22, 2010
Authors Lee Child, Stieg Larsson, ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Janet Evanovich Seeks Co-Authors - Posted November 3, 2010
Forbes named her one of the top 10 bestselling authors of the year. She's rumored to have signed a $50 million deal with Ballantine Bantam Dell. And in my in-depth interview with her in at mediabistro.com, ... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Gets An iPhone App - Posted October 29, 2010
The Hachette Book Group has a new iPhone/iPad app dedicated to author James Patterson. ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

James Patterson Sells One Million Kindle eBooks - Posted October 27, 2010
James Patterson has become the second author to se... [Inside Mobile Apps]

'Eat, Pray, Love' Is Top Nonfiction Download At Libraries In August - Posted September 1, 2010
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert topped OverDrive's most downloaded adult nonfiction eBooks from libraries in August 2010. The memoir turned movie was followed by Sh*t My Dad Says by Jus... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Jeff Bezos: "Kindle Format Has Now Overtaken the Hardcover Format" - Posted July 20, 2010
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos rocked the publishing world with a Kindle sales quote late yesterday. He explained: "[W]hile our hardcover sales continue to grow, the Kindle format has now overtaken the hardcover format. Amazon.com customers now purchase more Kindle books than hardcover books--a... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Wins Author of the Year Award at the Children's Choice Book Awards - Posted May 12, 2010
Last night the Children's Book Council unveiled the winners of the Children's Choice Book Awards. Young readers around the country cast 115,000 votes for the third annual award ceremony. Little, Brown had a big night as James... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Sets World Record - Posted May 29, 2009
With 31 hardcover novels reaching number one and 45 total books on the list, author James Patterson has earned the Guinness World Record for the "Most Entries on The New York Times Best-Seller List." Guinness will bestow the award to... [GalleyCat]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted May 29, 2009
"Jon & Kate + 8" scandal helps bring life back to dying media- FishbowlNY Was Mancow's waterboarding staged?- TVNewser ... [FishbowlLA]

National Book Foundation Awards Innovations in Reading Prizes - Posted May 6, 2009
The Board of the National Book Foundation awarded its inaugural Innovations in Reading Prizes for individuals and groups working "in the service of creating and sustaining a lifelong love of reading." One individual and four groups received $2,500.00 and a framed certificate. New Mexico teacher ... [GalleyCat]

Tony Blair to Meet Publishers This Fall - Posted August 24, 2007
Even though it's highly likely that a memoir from former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is years in the offing, that doesn't mean there can't be stories about every permutation and combination relating to such a possible step. To wit, the Bookseller's Katherine Rushton reports that Blair will... [GalleyCat]

Patterson Partners for Games Based on Novels - Posted August 24, 2007
James Patterson Entertainment has joined in a partnership with Oberon Media and Elephant Entertainment to produce interactive multiplatform games based on the bestselling author's novels, according to the Book Standard. Oberon, a publisher and developer of mass-market casual games, joined this partnership because it is the first ... [GalleyCat]

Random House UK's Promised Patterson Blitz - Posted July 13, 2007
On Monday, Random House UK hosted James Patterson (situated at left with company CEO Gail Rebuck) at Sketch, reports Booktrade.info, where the company first held a conference day at the venue, outlining sales plans to staffers and the tr... [GalleyCat]

Let The Web Be Your Travel Agent - Posted July 3, 2007
The concept of free and Google Book Search and electronic publishing might scare off many a trade publisher, but for the right projects, perfect matches can be found. The WSJ's Jeff Trachtenberg looks at how travel publishers are embracing the web for their needs... [GalleyCat]

"Cold Coup" by Hachette Book Group? - Posted February 6, 2007
A topic that endlessly fascinates me is how UK and US publishers are fighting over who should have territorial rights in Europe. In a nutshell, the US advocates an open market while the UK is protective of their rights interests. But a new wrinkle has developed in the form of an... [GalleyCat]

Inside Patterson, Inc. - Posted February 5, 2007
I've said all along that to treat James Patterson like any other author - and hold him to the same standards - is an unwise move. He used to run an advertising agency, and the model he's concocted is clearly based on having a CEO come up with big ideas, and... [GalleyCat]

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