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Hyperion Launches $2.99 eBook Sale

To celebrate twenty years of publishing, Hyperion Books is offering twenty backlist eBook titles for $2.99 from October 10th to October 24th.

The discounted eBooks come from a wide variety of genres such as memoir, thriller, cooking, academic and inspiration. The books include The World According to Mister Rogers by Fred Rogers, When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? by George Carlin, Shopgirl by Steve Martin, Home by Julie Andrews and Lucky Man by Michael J. Fox.

Here’s more from the announcement: “Along with our eBook promotion, we’re asking our Twitter followers and Facebook fans to join in. We’ll be Tweeting, with the hashtag #Hyperion20, 1 question everyday for the next 2 weeks, the winner gets 1 free Hyperion/Voice book and everyone who plays gets entered into a pool to win a bundle of 5 Hyperion/Voice books in the genre of their choice! We’re asking our Facebook fans to post a picture of themselves with a Hyperion/Voice book and in return, we’re giving them 1 free Hyperion/Voice book.”

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Bryan Christian Wins Disney/ABC Television Group Black Achiever in Industry Award

Hyperion Books senior marketing manager Bryan Christian has won the Disney/ABC Television Group Black Achiever in Industry Award.

Christian will accept his award in a ceremony at the New York Marriott Marquis tonight as a part of the Harlem YMCA’s 2011 National Salute to Black Achievers in Industry.

Here’s more from the press release: “Since joining Hyperion Books as Senior Marketing Manager in 2009, Mr. Christian has been responsible for numerous successful marketing campaigns supporting a wide range of Hyperion titles, including the bestselling Skinny Italian by Teresa Guidice, Perfection by Julie Metz, and 365 Thank Yous by John Kralik. Prior to Hyperion Books, he was Director of Marketing for Amistad, a HarperCollins imprint focusing on books by and about people of African descent, where he worked on the bestselling Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey. Mr. Christian has also been a Senior Marketing Manager at Simon & Schuster.”

HarperCollins Makes Disney/Hyperion Distribution Deal Official

Though the news broke a few months back, yesterday HarperCollins made the news official: they will be distributing books published by Hyperion Books and Disney Book Group, taking over from the former Time Warner Book Group (now, of course, Hachette Book Group.) All back office functions including customer service, warehousing, billing and credit will be performed by HarperCollins. The company has hired Mary Beth Thomas, VP, Director of Client Services, to oversee the day-to-day relationship for Hyperion and Disney Book Group.

“We feel that Hyperion and Disney Book Group are an excellent fit with HarperCollins,” said Jane Friedman, President and CEO of HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide. “This distribution agreement between two leading publishing companies furthers our current growth strategy. Bob Miller [President of Hyperion] and Jeanne Mosure [Senior Vice President, Disney Publishing Worldwide] are two outstanding professionals who have built admirable publishing organizations.”