FishbowlNY FishbowlDC LostRemote InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

Alice Hoffman, Lisa Marsoli, & Joey Chou Debut on the Indie Bestseller List

museum coverWe’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending February 23, 2014–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.

(Debuted at #8 in Hardcover Fiction) The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman: “Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario behind The Museum of Extraordinary Things, a Coney Island boardwalk freak show that thrills the masses. An exceptional swimmer, Coralie appears as the Mermaid in her father’s ‘museum,’ alongside performers like the Wolfman, the Butterfly Girl, and a one-hundred-year-old turtle. One night Coralie stumbles upon a striking young man taking pictures of moonlit trees in the woods off the Hudson River.” (February 2014)

(Debuted at #12 in Children’s Illustrated) Frozen: Anna’s Act of Love/Elsa’s Icy Magic written by Lisa Marsoli & illustrated by Joey Chou: “Walt Disney Animation Studios presents an epic tale of adventure and comedy with Frozen. When the kingdom she loves is trapped in an eternal winter, it is up to Anna and the daring mountain man Kristoff to set out on an adventure filled with danger, magical creatures, and a hilarious snowman in order to find Anna’s sister, the Snow Queen Elsa.” (October 2013)

Mediabistro Course

Memoir Writing

Memoir WritingStarting January 7, work with a published memoir writer to tell and sell the story of your life! In this course, Wendy Dale will teach you how to create your story around a marketable premise, hone your narrative voice, write a memoir with a solid structure, and sell your memoir before you've even finished writing it. Register now!