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Cover Unveiled For The 10th Anniversary Edition of 'Looking For Alaska' - Posted October 14, 2014
Young adult novelist John Green has revealed the new cover for the 10th anniversary edition of Looking For Alaska. We've... [GalleyCat]

'The Fault in Our Stars' Gets Banned in Riverside Middle Schools - Posted September 30, 2014
John Green's The Fault in Our Stars has been banned in the middle schools within the Riverside Unified School District (based in California). Vanity Fair reports that a parent named ... [GalleyCat]

Malcolm Gladwell Speaks Out Against Amazon - Posted September 24, 2014
Many members of the literary community have shown great concern about the Amazon vs. Hachette dispute. In an interview with the... [GalleyCat]

John Green Partners With Bill Gates For a Clean Water Fundraising Campaign - Posted September 23, 2014
Author John Green has partnered with other writers in the past. His newest collaborator isn't a writer; it's Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates. According to Time... [GalleyCat]

Comics Take Center Stage For This Year's Banned Books Week Celebration - Posted September 16, 2014
The American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression will celebrate Banned Books Week from September 21st to September 27th. The organization plans to shine a spotlight on graphic novels and comics. Judith Platt, chair of the Banned Books Week National Committee, had this statement in ... [GalleyCat]

The Top 100 Books on Facebook - Posted September 10, 2014
The Facebook Data Science Team curled up with ... [AllFacebook]

ABC Newsers Celebrate at 'Rock'n Robin' Launch Party - Posted September 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="237874,237873,237895,237897" orderby="rand"]Champagne glasses were raised high on a sun-glazed Manhattan rooftop last night as Robin Roberts thanked friends, colleagues, and loved ones on the day her production company launched. "I'm wearing my father's watch and my mother's bra... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts Launches Rock'n Robin Productions - Posted September 3, 2014
Viewers will be seeing a lot more of what Robin Roberts has to offer as she launches her own production company called Rock'n Robin Productions. "I'm blessed to be able to do even more of what I love to do and now reach an even broader ... [TVNewser]

ABC Newsers Toast Ben Sherwood - Posted August 22, 2014
As Ben Sherwood heads West, his East Coast colleagues sent him o... [TVNewser]

Editors Share Secrets for Aspiring Authors - Posted August 7, 2014
Hundreds of writers gathered at the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Summer Conference in Los Angeles last weekend. The annual "Editor's Panel" featured a star-studded collection of editors, including Dutton Children's Books publisher Julie Strauss-... [GalleyCat]

David Levithan Inks Deal For Musical YA Novel - Posted July 17, 2014
David Levithan, a New York Times bestselling author and Scholastic editorial director, has landed a deal with Dutton Children's Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group. Levithan plans to pen a musical novel entitled Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story. Fans will recall that this musical w... [GalleyCat]

Fan Creates a 'Books of Orange is the New Black' - Posted June 20, 2014
Finished watching season 2 of Orange is the New Black? Already devoured Piper Kerman's p... [GalleyCat]

Stephen Colbert Challenges Fans to Make 'California' a 'New York Times' Bestseller - Posted June 16, 2014
Due to the ongoing dispute between Amazon and Hachette, consumers cannot pre-order Edan Lepucki's... [AllTwitter]

Neil Gaiman Speaks Out on the Dispute Between Amazon & Hachette - Posted June 12, 2014
Many members of the literary community have been greatly concerned about the Amazon vs. Hachette dispute. Renowned writer Neil Gaiman sat for an interview with ... [GalleyCat]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 6.10.14 - Posted June 10, 2014
From FishbowlNY to TVNewser, here are the top stories across Mediabistro. TVNewser Barbara Walters to Interview Father of Killer Elliot Rodg... [FishbowlDC]

How John Green Built An Engaged Fandom for The Fault In Our Stars - Posted June 9, 2014
[caption id="attachment_198345" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John Green at the premiere of The Fault in our Stars, via YouTube[/caption] The name John Green might not ring any bells for those not immersed in Internet culture. However, the author of the young adult fiction nove... [SocialTimes.com]

Teens Will Cry All The Tears This Weekend Watching 'The Fault In Our Stars' - Posted June 6, 2014
The movie The Fault In Our Stars opens today and it promises to be a blockbuster. Based on the successful YA book of the same name, reviews so far have been ... [PRNewser]

John Green Speaks Out Against Amazon - Posted June 4, 2014
Many members of the literary community have voiced their opinion about the Amazon vs. Hachette dispute. According to ... [GalleyCat]

Roger Friedman Suffers Through The Fault in Our Stars - Posted June 4, 2014
The early Rotten Tomatoes line on The Fault in Our Stars is pretty good - 90% from critics, 96% from the public. Then there's Roger Friedman... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Roger Friedman Suffers Through The Fault in Our Stars - Posted June 4, 2014
The early Rotten Tomatoes line on The Fault in Our Stars is pretty good - 90% from critics, 96% from the public. Then there's Roger Friedman... [FishbowlNY]

'Unlucky 13' Joins iBooks Bestsellers List - Posted May 20, 2014
Unlucky 13 by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro 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 5/19/14. The Fault in Our Stars by ... [AllTwitter]

'Unlucky 13' Joins iBooks Bestsellers List - Posted May 20, 2014
Unlucky 13 by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro 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 5/19/14. The Fault in Our Stars by ... [GalleyCat]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [FishbowlNY]

'The Fault in Our Stars' Leads the iBooks Bestsellers List - Posted May 6, 2014
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green has moved up to the top position of Apple's Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending 5/5. The Tar... [AllTwitter]

'The Fault in Our Stars' Leads the iBooks Bestsellers List - Posted May 6, 2014
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green has moved up to the top position of Apple's Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending 5/5. The Tar... [GalleyCat]

TODAY Show Book Club to Read 'The Fault in Our Stars' by John Green - Posted May 6, 2014
The TODAY Show has unveiled its next Book Club pick: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. According to the press release, "members will have the opportunity to participate in a Google+ Hangout live from the red carpet of a movie premiere. John Green and the stars of the film will... [GalleyCat]

John Green Felt That 'The Fault in Our Stars' Movie Cast And Crew Really Honored His Book - Posted May 5, 2014
John Green joined The Fault in Our Stars film cast and director for a press conference yesterday. Throughout the event, the group answered questions from tumblr users and media professionals. Green revealed that his favorite scenes from the movie included the Hazel and Augustus' conversation ... [GalleyCat]

Grouplove Unveils 'Let Me In' From 'The Fault in Our Stars' Soundtrack - Posted May 1, 2014
Grouplove has released an audio video (embedded above) for the song "Let Me In." The Huffington Post reports that this track is the band's contribution to ... [GalleyCat]

Writers Appear on the 'Time 100 Most Influential People' List - Posted April 24, 2014
Time has released its list of "100 Most Influential People." A number of writers have been included in this illustrious group such as young adult novelist John Green, nonfiction author ... [GalleyCat]

'The Fault in Our Stars' Clip Unveiled by MTV - Posted April 14, 2014
A new clip from The Fault in Our Stars... [GalleyCat]

The Winners of the LA Times' 34th Annual Book Prize - Posted April 14, 2014
The Los Angeles Times hosted its 34th Annual Book Prizes ceremony over the weekend, honoring 50 writers in 10 categories for their 2013 books. The Times' book critic David L. Ulin hosted the e... [GalleyCat]

Atlantic Records Hosts Instagram Contest For 'The Fault in Our Stars' Movie Soundtrack - Posted April 9, 2014
Want to contribute a few words to music video for The Fault in Our Stars soundtrack? Author John Green annou... [GalleyCat]

John Green to Serve as Executive Producer For 'Paper Towns' Film Adaptation - Posted March 25, 2014
Last night, young adult novelist John Green announced on Twitter and Facebook that Fox 2000 has acquired the film right... [GalleyCat]

Rodrigo Corral Designs Cover For The Mountain Goats Rocker John Darnielle - Posted March 4, 2014
John Darnielle, best known for being a member of The Mountain Goats band, has signed a deal with Farrar, Straus & Giroux to pen his novel. The publisher will release Wolf in White Van on September 30, 2014.... [GalleyCat]

VIDEO: Hank Green Rants About Books - Posted February 26, 2014
Hank Green, brother to The Fault in Our Stars novelist John Green and one half of the creators behind the Vlogbrothers YouTube Channel, has created a video called "Ranting about Books." In the video embedded above, Green shares his complaints on the way books are being published... [GalleyCat]

'The Fault in Our Stars' Movie Trailer Released - Posted January 29, 2014
20th Century Fox has released the first official trailer for The Fault in Our Stars film adaptation. We've embedded the video above--what do you think? A short clip from the movie was also showcased on The Today Show earlier this morning. Author John Green ... [GalleyCat]

ABC News 'Goes Pink' for Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Posted September 25, 2013
ABC News is launching "ABC News Goes Pink," a month-long "wake-up call and conversation starter" in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. The series will kick off with a full day of coverage across all the network's platforms on October 1. ABC News president ... [TVNewser]

Writers Respond to Overstock & Amazon Price War - Posted July 30, 2013
Amazon and Overstock engaged in some print book price warfare this week, lowering prices in a race to the bottom of the literary marketplace. On Twitter, readers and writers debated the price war. We've created a Storify post ... [GalleyCat]

John Green: 'Penguin has emerged as the most effective publishing house in YA' - Posted June 3, 2013
Novelist John Green called Penguin "the most effective publishing house in YA" in a thoughtful essay about the success of his n... [GalleyCat]

John Green Delivers Commencement Address at Butler University - Posted May 16, 2013
The Fault in Our Stars author John Green delivered the commencement speech at the graduation ceremony for Butler University's class of 2013. To read the entire speech, head to Green's Tumblr page. Watch the entire speech in the video embedded above (hi... [GalleyCat]

Jeff Kinney Wins Author of the Year - Posted May 14, 2013
The 2013 Children's Choice Book Award winners have been revealed. Jeff Kinney took author of the year award and John Green won the teen book of the year prize. We've linked to free samples of all the winners below. How many have you read? Here's more from the release: ... [GalleyCat]

Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2012 - Posted April 16, 2013
The American Library Association (ALA) has released its annual list of the most frequently challenged library books of the year. We've linked to free samples of all the books on the list-follow the links below to read these controversial books yourself. The list was part of the ALA's ... [semanticweb.com]

Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2012 - Posted April 16, 2013
The American Library Association (ALA) has released its annual list of the most frequently challenged library books of the year. We've linked to free samples of all the books on the list-follow the links below to read these controversial books yourself. The list was part of the ALA's ... [GalleyCat]

Adam Johnson Wins the Tournament of Books - Posted March 29, 2013
Adam Johnson has won The Morning News' annual Tournament of Books with The Orphan Master's Son. The contest pits novels in a competitive bracket like basketball teams during the NCAA tournament. T... [semanticweb.com]

Adam Johnson Wins the Tournament of Books - Posted March 29, 2013
Adam Johnson has won The Morning News' annual Tournament of Books with The Orphan Master's Son. The contest pits novels in a competitive bracket like basketball teams during the NCAA tournament. T... [GalleyCat]

Penguin Young Readers Group to Publish Book by Esther Grace Earl - Posted March 28, 2013
Penguin Young Readers Group will publish a memoir entitled This Star Won't Go Out: The Life & Words of Esther Grace Earl. The book will posthumously publish journal entries, fiction pieces, personal letters and sketches written by a fan of young-adult author John... [GalleyCat]

John Green & 'The Fault In Our Stars' Get a Cupcake - Posted March 22, 2013
BookExpo America (BEA) and Huffington Post Books have launched the "Have Your (Cup)Cake & Read it Too" video series. Each month, a different book will be profiled and a cupcake recipe (developed specifically as a tribute to that book) will be shared. Huffington Post Books editor Zo Triska and BookBliss.com blogger... [GalleyCat]

Shailene Woodley Cast in 'The Fault in Our Stars' Adaptation - Posted March 20, 2013
The Descendants actress Shailene Woodley has been cast as Hazel Grace Lancaster in the upcoming film adaptation of John Green's Th... [GalleyCat]

Kids Can Vote for Children's Choice Book Awards - Posted March 19, 2013
The 2013 finalists for the Children's Choice Book Awards have been revealed. Kids can vote from March 19th to May 9th. The winners will be announced live at the Children'... [GalleyCat]

Josh Boone to Direct 'The Fault in Our Stars' - Posted February 20, 2013
Fox 2000 has brought on filmmaker Josh Boone to direct The Fault in Our Stars... [GalleyCat]

John Green Joins Google Hangout with President Barack Obama - Posted February 13, 2013
Novelist John Green is among the people "who regularly discuss important issues of the day online" picked to ask President Barack Obama questions in a Google+ "Fireside" Hangout tomorrow (February 14) at 4:50 pm EST. Above, we've embedded Green's video about this virtual event. Along with the other participants, Green will ask... [GalleyCat]

John Green Holds 4 Spots on the NYT Young Adult Best Sellers List - Posted January 11, 2013
YA novelist John Green captured four spots on the New York Times Young Adult Best Sellers list for the week of January 20, 2013. His most recent novel, ... [GalleyCat]

Goodreads Counts 20 Million Book Reviews - Posted December 28, 2012
Goodreads counted 13 million users this year, those avid readers publishing a staggering 20 million book reviews. In ... [GalleyCat]

Goodreads Counts 20 Million Book Reviews - Posted December 27, 2012
Goodreads counted 13 million users this year, those avid readers publishing a staggering 20 million book reviews. In ... [semanticweb.com]

9th Annual Morning News Tournament of Books Announced - Posted December 27, 2012
The ninth annual Morning News Tournament of Books (ToB) will commence in March 2013. So far, 15 finalists have been revealed. Three titles from the "pre-tournament playoff round" are currently in the running for t... [GalleyCat]

TED Presentations from Writers - Posted December 18, 2012
Do you need a boost of inspiration for the new year? We've compiled a list of five videos featuring writers who have given TED talks in 2012. Our list includes The Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler, The Fault in Our Stars novelist John Green,... [GalleyCat]

iBookstore Editors Pick the Best Books of the Year - Posted December 13, 2012
The iBookstore editors at Apple have picked The Dog Stars by Peter Heller as the novel of the year. In addition, they picked ... [GalleyCat]

NYT Creates Separate Middle Grade & YA Bestsellers Lists - Posted December 6, 2012
The New York Times will divide its Children's Bestsellers list for chapter books, creating separate middle grade and YA lists. NYT editor Pamela Paul announced the news last night on Twitter. We've embedded her three tweets below. The newly forme... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Leads List of Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors - Posted November 28, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter has picked the top 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood. The top five writers on the list are all literary band names. Stephen King, El... [semanticweb.com]

Stephen King Leads List of Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors - Posted November 28, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter has picked the top 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood. The top five writers on the list are all literary band names. Stephen King, El... [GalleyCat]

App Toolbox for College Students - Posted August 22, 2012
Is college worth it? Novelist John Green did the math in the short video blog embedded above. Tablets and smartphones have dramatically changed the way we learn. To help new students get more value out of their college education, we've rounded up five apps for... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Fifty Shades of Grey & The Hunger Games Blamed for Sales Decrease at Penguin - Posted July 27, 2012
Penguin's worldwide profits totaled 441 million for the first half of 2012, dipping by 16 million compared to the same period last year. Pearson, the corporate parent of Penguin, revealed these stats in its half-year earnings report. Here's more f... [GalleyCat]

ABC News to Present 'Best in TV' Special - Posted July 11, 2012
Barbara Walters has been tapped to host an ABC News special this Fall in conjunction with ABC's airing of the Emmy Awards. "Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time," produced in conjunction with People magazine, will air in Septe... [TVNewser]

Amazon Editors Pick the 20 Best Books of 2012 So Far - Posted June 25, 2012
Today Amazon editors revealed their picks for the best books of the year so far. The top ten books on the list were all published by the Big Six publishers--no Amazon Publishing, indie presses or self-published titles. The editors also p... [GalleyCat]

John Green Reveals the Winner of the 'An Abundance of Covers' Contest - Posted June 8, 2012
Author John Green revealed that seventeen-year-old Sarah Turbin had won his An Abundance of Covers contest. Readers were invited to sub... [GalleyCat]

Tumblr Tips for Writers - Posted April 10, 2012
The Tumblr social network has helped countless writers connect with readers over the last few years. We finally decided to open a GalleyCat Tumblr page, a warehouse for all the opinions, videos, photos and other items that didn't quite fit on our publishing blog. We caught... [GalleyCat]

Fox 2000 Options 'The Fault In Our Stars' by John Green - Posted February 1, 2012
According to Publishers Weekly, Fox 2000 has optioned the film rights to John Green's The Fault In Our Stars. Here's more from ... [GalleyCat]

John Green Novel Accidentally Leaked by Barnes & Noble - Posted December 21, 2011
Today novelist John Green acknowledged that B&N.com had accidentally shipped some pre-orders of his highly anticipated novel, The Fault in Our Stars. Here's... [semanticweb.com]

John Green Signs 150,000 Books - Posted November 3, 2011
With the final signature photographed above, novelist John Green ended his quixotic quest to sign 150,000 copies of his upcoming book, The Fault in Our Stars. He left a short... [GalleyCat]

GalleyCat & eBookNewser Party in Times Square - Posted November 1, 2011
Between blockbuster books and National Novel Writing Month, fall is a busy time for the publishing industry. To celebrate the season, GalleyCat and eBookNewser will host a free party in New York City next week. ... [GalleyCat]

John Green Reveals New Cover & Contest - Posted October 25, 2011
In the video embedded above, novelist John Green unveiled the cover for The Fault in Our Stars. His publisher also announced a contest to create a new cover for his 2006 book, An Abundance of Katherines. ... [GalleyCat]

Sample the Most Popular Free Book Apps - Posted September 16, 2011
What kind of content makes for a good free eBook app? Aside from eReader apps like iBooks, Kindle, Nook and Google Books, comics and weird fact book also ruled our Top 20 Free Book Apps list. ... [GalleyCat]

John Green to Keynote Publishing App Expo - Posted September 12, 2011
Novelist and video blogger John Green will keynote mediabistro.com's Publishing App Expo on December 7th and 8th. In a presentation entitled "How Nerdfighters Can Save Publishing," Green will share lesson... [GalleyCat]

John Green To Sign 150,000 Copies of New Book - Posted July 27, 2011
In the video embedded above, YA writer John Green revealed the title for his new book (The Fault in Our Stars) and promised to sign every single one of the 150,000 books in the first print run. Even though the manuscript is currently unfinished a... [GalleyCat]

Faker Impersonates Writers House Agent & Offers Book Deals - Posted July 24, 2011
Yesterday novelist Lisa Yee warned her followers about an online fraud--somebody pretending to be her agent has been contacting writers about book deals. Aspiring authors should beware. Here is ... [GalleyCat]

Faker Impersonates Writers House Agent & Offers Book Deals - Posted July 22, 2011
Yesterday novelist Lisa Yee warned her followers about an online fraud--somebody pretending to be her agent has been contacting writers about book deals. Aspiring authors should beware. Here is ... [semanticweb.com]

Little Girl Killed in Tucson Shooting was 'A Member of the Dodgers Family' - Posted January 10, 2011
Christina Taylor Green, the 9-year-old murdered during the Tucson shooting on Saturday, is the daughter of ... [FishbowlLA]

John Green Upped at ABC News - Posted December 10, 2010
ABC News veteran John Green has been named Executive Producer of ABC Newsmagazines. For the past 3 years, Green has been EP of special programming and development at ABC News. Before that he was EP of "Good Morning America" weekend, which he launched in 2004. In a note... [TVNewser]

Jay Mariotti Pleads No Contest To Domestic Violence Charge - Posted September 30, 2010
Jay Mariotti pleaded ... [SportsNewser]

Edgar Award Winners Announced - Posted May 1, 2009
The Mystery Writers of America announced the Edgar Award winners last night. The annual prize is named after Edgar Allan Poe, awarded to the best authors in the mystery genre since 1945. Founding MWA member Dorothy B. Hughes once said this about the formation ... [GalleyCat]

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