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This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk book gluts, sci-fi awards, romance sales, the McSweeney’s kickstarter, Macmillan tries bundling, new books, and much more. This epsiode is sponsored by Scribd, Audible, THE NOVICE by Taran Matharu, and INVINCIBLE by Amy Reed.
Editor’s note: While discussing The Novice, Rebecca incorrectly attributed it to Hachette. It is being published by Feiwel & Friends, a Macmillan imprint.
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Links discussed in the show:
Book Riot Live programming teaser
Follow-up: FirstBook bringing 60K children’s books w/ diverse voices
Station Eleven wins Arthur C. Clarke award
Shirley Jackson Award nominees
Obama’s eight favorite books
United Airlines launches literary magazine only available in first class
Iceland’s book glut
Kickstarter drops Amazon payments
Berkeley scholars uncover Twain stories
Tor/Macmillan join BitLit
McSweeney’s launches $150K Kickstarter
New books discussed in the show:
Re Jane by Patricia Park
The World Between Two Covers by Ann Morgan
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