November 24, 2017

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Amazing Artist! Bevy of Books! Cool New Space! The ABCs of the HarperCollins Fall Preview

The publisher turns 199 years old this year, so their fall 2016 children’s book preview was even more celebratory than usual.

S. & S.’s Preview Yields a Bountiful Crop of Summer 2016 Books

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.

Little, Brown Trots Out Fresh Faces and Themes at Fall 2016 Preview

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.

Candlewick Press Fall Preview Full of Drama, Dark Fairy Tales—and Octopi

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.

Teen Tales, History, and Puns Round Out Penguin’s 2016 Summer List | Preview Peek

The Penguin Young Readers Group summer 2016 review provided a sneak peek at the fun and thrills just around the corner.