Thursday, December 22, 2011

Happy holidays

Our most sincere holiday wishes go out to you as we celebrate the holiday season and reign in 2012.  Here's to another great year!

The illustration used to create the above holiday card is from the back cover of THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, illustrated by children's author/illustrator Roger Duvoisin!

Friday, December 16, 2011

POPE JOAN to premiere this weekend!

POPE JOAN, the two-part movie miniseries, will be premiering in just a few days: on December 18th and 19th!  Don't miss it on Reelz Channel, starting at 8 pm!

Reelz has been posting trailers and interviews with the author of the book, Donna Woolfolk Cross, in anticipation of the event.  The US premiere of the movie, which has taken international theaters by storm, will feature never-before-seen film footage as well as behind-the-scenes clips and further interviews with Donna Woolfolk Cross.  Check out the trailer and an interview below:

Pope Joan | Hollywood Dailies | Pope Joan | Movie Trailer | Review

Meanwhile, the book that inspired the movie is being featured on Crown Publishing's Read It Forward website (view here) and the movie is being featured on Random House's Word & Film website (view here).

To participate in the conversation before the film, join the GoodReads Q&A here.  You can also learn a lot more about the film and book on the author's GoodReads page here.  During both nights of the film, there will be a Tweetup, where you can ask the author, @DonnaWCross, your questions.  Use the hashtag #PopeJoan.

Everyone's getting excited--be sure to tune in!!

Crown, 1996, 2009

Friday, December 9, 2011

THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES is still going strong!

Congratulations to Jean Auel, whose THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES was released in paperback and mass market last month and whose name has been hitting bestseller lists ever since! THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES was first released in hardcover in March (Crown), after which it was on the New York Times bestseller list for 19 weeks. Now, the mass market edition, published by Bantam, has reached #5 on the New York Times mass market list for December 11! And on December 18, it will be #6 on the mass market list.

Since its initial release, THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES has also been on the Publishers Weekly's bestseller list for 13 weeks.  It reached #4 on the mass market list this week.

So be sure to open up your New York Times Book Review this weekend to find THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES!

Bantam, November 2011

Friday, December 2, 2011

Comic strip book review!

The best book reviews are in comic strip form!  Check out the below comic strip book review for Joe Woodward's ALIVE INSIDE THE WRECK: A Biography of Nathanael West from The Rumpus's Horn! Reviews

You can learn more about the book, published this month from O/R Books, at the author's website here!

O/R Books, November 2011