Weekly Book Newsletter
26 February 2014

Bolinda audiobook announced as finalist in Audie Awards x

The audiobook Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein, narrated by Sasha Pick and produced by Australian audiobook company Bolinda, is a finalist in the Teen... Read more
 

‘These Broken Stars’ to be adapted for television x

These Broken Stars, the first title of the YA science-fiction ‘Starbound’ trilogy by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner (A&U), will be adapted for a television... Read more
 

International Library News x

US libraries to trial ebook-sharing software In the US, academic library members of the Greater Western Library Alliance will participate in a pilot program for... Read more
 

SLNSW responds to concerns over Mitchell Library with Q&A x

The State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW) has responded to a petition protesting changes to the Mitchell Library by publishing a Q&A on its... Read more
 

Children’s Book Festival at SLV 2014 program announced

The program for the 2014 Children’s Book Festival, an event co-hosted by the Wheeler Centre and the State Library of Victoria (SLV), has been announced. The... Read more
 

International Library News x

OCLC Introduces WorldCat Discovery Services Library bibliographic provider the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) has announced that WorldCat Discovery Services (WDS) will be launched in March,... Read more
 

In brief x

SLV wins multiple categories in 2013 Arts Portfolio Leadership Awards The State Library of Victoria (SLV) has won multiple awards in the 2013 Arts Portfolio Leadership Awards, which... Read more
 

Australian, NZ libraries and schools to participate in third Big Library Read project x

Australian and New Zealand libraries and schools are again participating in the Big Library Read project run by ebook provider OverDrive. The latest version of... Read more
 

Victorian library receives Pierre Gorman Award for autism project x

Campaspe Regional Library in Echuca, Victoria, has been awarded the $24,480 Pierre Gorman Award for its ‘Being Connected—Libraries and Autism’ project. First awarded in 1997, the... Read more
 

SLNSW state librarian responds to Mitchell Library petition x

The state librarian at the State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW), Alex Byrne, has responded to a petition protesting changes to the Mitchell Library.... Read more
 

Authentic expansion: Susanne Horman tells the story of Robinsons Bookshop x

From its first store in Frankston’s Central Carpark to its forthcoming outlet in the Emporium Melbourne shopping complex, Robinsons Bookshop has come a long way.... Read more
 

Reprints: a reality check x

For booksellers who find themselves with insufficient stock to keep up with customer demand, the wait for reprinted titles can be excruciating. In the latest... Read more
 

Annie Boyd’s ‘Koombana Days’ x

A century ago, there weren’t many roads in Australia, and outside the main cities and the south-eastern states, what railways there were tended to run... Read more
 

Tonya Alexandra’s ‘Nymph: The Love Oracles Book 1’ x

When star nymph Merope is banished from Olympus for spurning the advances of her would-be suitor Orion, she can’t imagine ever fitting into this strange... Read more
 

Byng promoted at HarperCollins x

Chren Byng has been promoted to the role of associate publisher of ABC Children’s Books at HarperCollins Australia. Byng, who has worked for HarperCollins in... Read more
 

Palgrave Macmillan/Taylor & Francis Group x

This is a reminder that effective 1 April 2014 Palgrave Macmillan will no longer represent the Taylor and Francis Group in ANZ. Backorders will be transferred so please ensure you review your backorder report prior to 31 March 2014.

Please note: all authorised returns will now be processed at Macmillan Distribution Services. MDS will continue processing return authorisations until 15 June 2014 and credits until 30 June 2014, for MDS invoiced stock only.

 

Inbooks to cease distribution for Liverpool University Press x

Inbooks would like to advise customers that we will cease distribution for Liverpool University Press on 30th April. Customer returns will be accepted by Inbooks until 30th April. For any inquiries, please contact Inbooks on 02 8988 5082 or orders@inbooks.com.au

 

HarperCollinsPublishers appoints new Associate Publisher of ABC Children’s Books x

ABC Books has appointed Chren Byng to the role of Associate Publisher, Children’s Books, replacing Tegan Morrison, who left the company at the end of 2013. Byng, who has been on maternity leave, rejoined the HarperCollins team in February and will be acquiring titles for children of all ages. Byng can contacted at chren.byng@harpercollins.com.au or on 02 9952 5496.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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