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2014-02-18 12:26:21

Agreement is part of Follett's continuing effort to expand access to popular digital titles MCHENRY, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett today announced it has launched a collection of nearly 17,000 ebook titles for PreK-12 students from Penguin Group (USA). Penguin is the fifth major book publisher to partner with Follett in the past six months, joining Random House, Hachette, Simon & Schuster and Macmillan. (Logo:...

2014-01-27 08:25:03

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults - including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards - at its Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. A list of all the 2014 award winners follows: ** John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:"Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures," written by...

2014-01-16 08:25:57

Eight-Figure Deal for Two Novels in New Hardcover Series NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- #1 New York Times bestselling and #1 international bestselling author Sylvia Day has signed with St. Martin's Press. The 8-figure deal, brokered by Kimberly Whalen, Executive Vice President of Trident Media Group, LLC places North American rights to Day's new Blacklist duology with Jennifer Enderlin, Senior Vice President and Publisher, and Sally Richardson, President and Publisher of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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