This week we have news from authors, more covers and developments in the world of publishing!
She stated that
“I am delighted and grateful to find a home with the energetic, inspired, and extremely impressive team at Ballantine Bantam Dell. I’m looking forward to a new stage in my 28-year publishing career, full of fresh ideas and exciting opportunities to bring my stories to the widest possible audience, and to deepen my long-term relationships with my loyal readers.”
Starbucks has announced that it is venturing into ebooks
. They have launched a digital network which consists of exclusive content such as music downloads, movies as well as books. The Starbucks Digital Network will be partnered with Yahoo and the service will start this week!
The Smart Bitches have reported
that they have been contacted by ex Dorchester author Jana DeLeon, whose rights were reverted back to her in September of this year has found out that her books are still being sold on the Kindle and other online stores. She has told The Smart Bitches that she has repeatedly sent out DMCA notices and contacted the legal department at Dorchester to no avail. Another author has also come out said the same thing has happened to her, Leslie Langtry has stated that her book, Guns will Keep us Together, was offered as a free download on the Kindle store even though her rights was reverted back to her. Both authors also didn’t recieve any royalties or response about this from Dorchester.
Remember the Sweet Valley High
books? Well it’s coming baaaaaaaack
and this time its a more raunchier and gritty instalment with infidelity, betrayal and sex. Jessica and Elizabeth are estranged with each other due to a betrayal and Lizzie is on the path to get revenge against her wild twin. I am not sure about the idea about this because, it seems so far out than the original books but here is the cover!
– has also highlighted the upcoming sequel to Kate Pearce
’s Vampire Chronicle Tudor series, Blood of a Rose
. I really like it- I love this time period!
Here is the trailer and several of the covers which will feature in the calendar. I love how the coffee is the 3rd ‘love’ with the covers!
What teen series that you enjoyed and addicted to? And if you had the power to bring back the characters as adults which books would you like to read about?