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World Book Night Titles Announced for 2014

lwqzpyn7y8q8dmnbh44f-292x300On April 23, 2014, thousands of bibliophiles will give away half million books in the United States to celebrate World Book Night.

Below, we’ve listed the all of the titles that will be given away. To take part in this event, follow this link to learn more details and fill out an application to be a book giver.

Shelf Awareness reports that this year’s selections “includes the first graphic novel, first university press title and first Asian-American authors. As before, one book is in English and Spanish, and two are available in large-print editions. In addition, the 35 titles were an increase from the previous years’ 30, allowing more authors and publishers to be represented.”
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Open Road Integrated Media to Publish Novel Written by 36 Authors in 6 Days

nllogo.JPGThis spring, Open Road Integrated Media will publish the final product from The Novel: Live! writing marathon. Sales generated from the novel will be donated to various literacy non-profit organizations.

The writing event commenced on Monday, October 11th at Hugo House in Seattle, and will end on Saturday. Thirty-six authors are participating in this charity event, including:  Frances McCue, Erica Bauermeister, Sean Beaudoin, Dave Boling, and Peter Mountford. The last day will feature Jamie Ford, Clyde Ford, Elizabeth George, and Susan Wiggs.

Recently, Open Road hired children’s publishing veteran Barbara Marcus as a consultant to help them enter the children’s market.