From a touching, unique perspective of 9-11, to the dangers of little white lies, this group of entries from Simon & Schuster’s Summer 2016 list plumbs the depths of tough emotions. But you’ll find books that are funny and memorable, too.
Here a debut, there a debut, everywhere a debut! The Little Brown Fall 2016 Preview showcased a promising crop of first-timers, with standouts for middle grade and YA readers alike.
Oliver Jeffers’s A Child of Books stole the spotlight among a deep field of other worthy upcoming titles, including hotly anticipated picture books and fairy tales with a film noir feel.
Rounding out the patriotic pack at the Random House Summer 2016 Preview was an easy-to-read biography, Hillary Clinton: The Life of a Leader by Shana Corey and Adam Gustavson. (An ode to Donald Trump was conspicuously absent.)
The Penguin Young Readers Group summer 2016 review provided a sneak peek at the fun and thrills just around the corner.
The season’s preview blossomed with fresh picks featuring old friends, every-day dilemmas, and fantasy worlds, as well as serious issues.
Rocco Staino reports on the top titles revealed at the recent Macmillan spring 2016 preview for librarians and educators.
Beautiful Beginning Readers, Chuckle-worthy Chapter Books, and Strong Debuts Top Holiday House’s Spring 2016 List
A New Tullet, a “Lowriders” Sequel, and the Latest from Molly Idle Shine at Chronicle’s Spring 2016 Preview
Librarian Amy Cheney attends the recent Chronicle preview in San Francisco, CA, highlighting hotly anticipated new picture books, novels, and more.
Librarian Robbin Friedman attends and reports back on the recent AAP Book Buzz, highlighting new and upcoming titles for children and teens.
Random House revealed some of the top titles on their 2016 Spring list, including a special anniversary edition of The Book Thief and several offerings by debut authors.
Marilyn Singer talks about her new work of reverso poetry, and editors present multi-layered history and historical fiction as well as hotly anticipated follow-ups from favorite authors at the recent Penguin Young Readers Spring 2016 Preview.
Animal Idioms, an Anna Pavlova Picture Book, and Benjamin Chaud’s Latest | Chronicle Fall 2015 Preview
Librarians and booksellers flocked to the Chronicle Books preview in San Francisco recently for a look at the publisher’s upcoming titles, including a picture book biography of ballerina Anna Pavlova, a can’t-miss new work from Benjamin Chaud, and some gripping YA.
For Scholastic’s recent online preview, the publisher produced four videos in which editors and authors tell viewers about over 20 of Scholastic’s upcoming picture books, graphic novels, middle grade, and teen titles.
Upcoming titles star book-loving dogs, cats, and other creatures; diPaola returns to Holiday House after a 20-year hiatus publishing elsewhere.
On Wednesday May 13, Quarto Publishing USA presented its fall titles, calling attention to its new nonfiction imprint, Wide Eyed Editions. On hand was author Gabrielle Balkan, who discussed her The 50 States.
S. & S. Presents a Mischievous Canine, Some Star-Studded Collaborations, and a Can’t-Miss Dystopia | Fall Preview
The S. & S. Fall Preview highlighted a picture book featuring a pampered French bulldog, a concept book that finds alphabet letters in everyday objects, and a Coraline-esque novel from two children’s lit giants, author Kenneth Oppel and illustrator Jon Klassen.
A circus-themed event at Penguin’s Preview in New York City underlined its featured book Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley—and other titles with animals of the possum-kind.
Famous Chef, Chickens with Superpowers, and Hurricane Katrina Lead the Pack at Random House Preview | 2015 Spring Preview
Bullying leads to an ecological disaster in Newbery winner Louis Sachar’s Fuzzy Mud, and world-famous chef Marcus Samuelsson shares a young adult version of his autobiography Make It Messy: My Perfectly Imperfect Life.
Bedtime Bunnies, Western Railroad Waitresses, and Typhoid Mary Populate Boyds Mills | 2015 Spring Preview
At the Spring Preview for Boyds Mills, a full range of nonfiction and fiction alike presided, including a story about restless bunnies in Bedtime at Bessie and Lil’s, a young boy who is a space explorer in Space Boy and His Dog, and an exploration of Typhoid Mary who spread the disease to many in Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary.