Ever wonder who gets galley copies of new releases? Want to enter to win one? Crown Publishing Group (imprint of Random House) is offering a copy of Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America by Jonathan Kozol here… (book is due out August 28th). Kirkus Reviews, Publisher’s Weekly, and Booklist have hailed it as one of most engaging, unique and illuminating looks at poverty, granting this novel stars and accolades worth investigating.
In the world of children’s publishing, check out the fresh spin on fairy tales by Glee’s own Chris Colfer. I’m not an automatic fan of celebs writing, most use ghosters, but this guy is on to something big! His debut, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell (Little, Brown & Company, Hatchette Book Group), is bound to be a treasured tale. Read the NYT review…(the book scored #1 July 25, and released July 17th!).