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Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, & Elin Hilderbrand Join Hachette Reading Group Day

Hachette Book Group is hosting the “Hachette Reading Group Day” on Saturday, September 7th. More than a dozen authors spanning a range of genres will participate.

Thriller writers Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child will deliver the opening keynote. Beautiful Day author Elin Hilderbrand will give the closing speech.

The publisher has enlisted McNally Jackson, a New York City-based independent bookstore, to serve as the ticket and book vendor for this event. Each ticket costs $50.00 and includes a light breakfast, lunch, and a swag bag full of books.

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Hachette Offers Digital Review Copies on NetGalley

hachette.jpgHachette Book Group (HBG) has joined with NetGalley to organize the distribution of HBG information and products. Through this deal, select reviewers, press, and booksellers will be given access to digital press kits and digital galleys.

Several enhancements will be included with the galleys such as video, audio, tour schedules, author Q&As and photos. The galleys will be readable on Kindle, Nook, Sony eReader, Kobo or a desktop.

Here’s more from the release: “The Hachette Book Group titles in NetGalley will expand in the coming months, but you can browse current Hachette Book Group galleys right now, from these imprints: Center Street (enriching & life-affirming fiction & non-fiction) FaithWords (inspirational, faith-building fiction & non-fiction) Grand Central Publishing (mainstream fiction & non-fiction) Little, Brown and Company (mainstream fiction & non-fiction) Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (fiction & non-fiction for children & young adults) Mulholland Books (mystery & suspense) Orbit (science fiction & fantasy).”

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Michael Bay Slated to Produce Upcoming Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child Adaptation

pc23.jpgParamount bought the rights to the is the first book of the upcoming Gideon Crew series written by bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. Grand Central Publishing will release the first novel of the series, Gideon’s Sword, in February.

Variety has the scoop: “In what’s said to be a seven-figure deal, Paramount has picked up Gideon’s Sword, optioning the upcoming novel for Michael Bay to produce through Bay Films.” One year ago, Bay bought the rights James Frey‘s upcoming YA novel, I Am Number Four.

Here’s more about the Preston & Child partnership (pictured, via kramerimages): “In the early 1990s Preston and Child teamed up to write suspense novels; Relic was the first, followed by several others, including Riptide and Thunderhead. Relic was released as a motion picture by Paramount in 1997. Other films are under development at Hollywood studios. Preston and Child live 500 miles apart and write their books together via telephone, fax, and the Internet.”