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‘Captivated By You’ Joins The iBooks Bestsellers List

Captivated By YouSylvia Day’s new book, Captivated By You, has joined Apple’s Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. at No. 1.

Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending November 10, 2014. David Baldacci’s new thriller, The Escape, and Gillian Flynn’s suspense novel, Gone Girl, are occupying the second and third spots on the list this week.

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David Baldacci, Tony Robbins, & Anna Dewdney Debut On the Indie Bestseller List

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

(Debuted at #3 in Hardcover Fiction) The Escape by David Baldacci: “John Puller’s older brother, Robert, was convicted of treason. His inexplicable escape from prison makes him the most wanted criminal in the country. Some in the government believe that John Puller represents their best chance at capturing Robert alive, and so Puller must bring in his brother to face justice.” (November 2014)

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Rick Horgan Named Executive Editor at Scribner

ScribnerRick Horgan has been hired to serve as vice president and executive editor at Scribner, an imprint at Simon & Schuster.

Here’s more from the press release: “In a distinguished career that has spanned decades, Rick Horgan has worked with more than 400 authors and edited—across a variety of genres—more than ninety national bestsellers, including the recently published The Good Spy by Kai Bird. Horgan’s books have won numerous awards and honors, such as the Pulitzer Prize for Tom Reiss’ The Black Count, and the PEN Literary Award for Marshall Jon Fisher’s A Terrible Splendor.”

Some of the authors he has worked with in the past include Bill Gates, Condoleezza Rice, Jay Leno, Maria Shriver, Pete Sampras, David Baldacci, Jeffrey Archer, and John Lescroart. With this new role, Horgan will acquire both commercial fiction and nonfiction manuscripts. In nonfiction, Horgan will focus on memoirs, politics, sports, current events, biographies, and business books.

‘If I Stay’ Leads the iBooks Bestsellers List

ifistayIf I Stay by Gayle Forman leads Apple’s Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week at No. 1.

Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending 8/4/14. Zero Day by David Baldacci debuted on the list this week at No. 2.

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‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Leads the iBooks Bestsellers List

JohnGreen304The 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 Target by David BaldacciAlpha by Jasinda WilderInsurgent by Veronica Roth and The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt also made the list.

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‘The Target’ Tops iBooks Bestsellers List

Screen Shot 2014-04-29 at 6.10.29 PMThe Target by David Baldacci has debuted on the top 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 4/28. Veronica Roth still has a stronghold on the list, with three books on the list.

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Cover Unveiled for David Baldacci’s Fantasy Novel

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Scholastic has unveiled the cover for The Finisher by David Baldacci. What do you think?

This middle grade novel, a fantasy story, follows a fourteen-year-old girl named Vega Jane. The publisher has a release date set for March 2014.

USA Today posted an excerpt from the book. Back in September, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that it has optioned the film rights.

David Baldacci’s Middle Grade Fantasy Novel Optioned for Film

Baldacci304Sony Pictures Entertainment has optioned the film rights to David Baldacci‘s upcoming middle grade fantasy novel–nearly six months before the novel hits bookstores.

Matt Tolmach will produce the film.  Lucy Stille at Paradigm and literary agent Aaron Priest negotiated the deal with Columbia Pictures production president Hannah Minghella and production VP Lauren Abrahams. Here’s more from the announcement:

Scholastic Press will publish the book in the U.S. in March 2014. Baldacci’s books have sold over 110 million copies worldwide. Columbia’s New York-based book scout, Mark James, first brought the project to the studio’s attention. Kate Checchi will oversee for Tolmach.

David Baldacci Lands Deal with Scholastic

Bestselling author David Baldacci  has signed a deal with Scholastic for a middle grade fantasy novel.

The children’s publisher will release The Finisher next March, the story of a fourteen-year-old girl named Vega Jane.

Scholastic Trade president Ellie Berger negotiated the deal with Aaron Priest, of the Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency. Executive editor Rachel Griffiths will edit the manuscript.

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23 Thriller Writers ‘Face Off’ in Upcoming Anthology

International Thriller Writers (ITW) curated an 11-story anthology that pits 23 different thriller authors in a historic Face Off. Here’s more about the collection:

The stories in Face Off will feature such pairings as Michael Connelly’s Hieronymous “Harry” Bosch joining forces with Dennis Lehane’s Patrick Kenzie in the story “Red Eye” and John Sandford’s Lucas Davenport teaming up with Jeffery Deaver’s Lincoln Rhyme in “Rhymes with Prey.”

Simon & Schuster will publish the story anthology in June 2014. Senior editor Sarah Knight negotiated the deal with Dan Conaway of Writers House. Novelist and collection editor David Baldacci called it a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

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