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At Franklin & Siegal Associates, Danny Yanez has been promoted to director of adult scouting. In addition, both Nicole Sohl and Joshua LaMorey have joined as literary scouts. Sohl was most recently associate editor at Thomas Dunne Books and Macmillan Entertainment, while LaMorey was previously a literary scout at Barbara…

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People: Senate Stalls Vote on Hayden's LOC Nomination, and More

After winning unanimous support from the Senate Rules Committee, Carla Hayden's nomination to serve as Librarian of Congress has been held up by one or more Republicans. The Washington Post notes, "There has been no public explanation for the five-week delay, although privately some conservatives have been critical of the…

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Deb Brody will join Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as editorial director for lifestyle & culinary on July 18. Previously she was executive editor at William Morrow. Michael Strother has joined Harlequin Teen as editor. Previously he was an editor at Simon Pulse. Jermey Matthews will join MIT Press as acquisitions editor, physical…

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Talese Disavows Forthcoming Book After Discrepancies Emerge

Gay Talese's new book The Voyeur's Motel has stoked controversy since a lengthy excerpt was published by the New Yorker in April, describing how a Colorado motel owner repeatedly spied on guests throughout the 1970s and 1980s. But the Washington Post recently uncovered property records that showed the subject of the…

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David Lamb has joined Hachette Books as assistant editor. Previously he was an editorial assistant at Scribner. Damon Reiss has been promoted to head of custom sales & strategy for HarperCollins Christian Publishing. Penguin Classics publisher Elda Rotor is profiled by CNN Philippines. Though much of the conversation revolves around…

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At Basic, Betsy DeJesu has been promoted to publicity director. At the Crown Publishing Group, Rebecca Welbourn has been promoted to publicist for Crown, Hogarth, Tim Duggan Books, and Broadway Books, while Hannah Frail moves up to associate publicist for those imprints. In addition, Owen Haney has been promoted to…

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Meghan Deans will join Ecco on June 13 as marketing director. She has been at Little, Brown, most recently as director of social media. At Clarkson Potter, Kim Tyner has been promoted to assistant production director. Harper Christian reports that longtime employee and vp of custom product development Joseph "Scott" Harvey, 52, died…

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Berlin-based digital publisher Frisch & Co., which has published 13 books in translation, will become an imprint of UK-based Canelo as of June. Publishing director Michael Bhaskar says in the announcement, "We want to take these wonderful, original, eclectic, innovative voices to the wide English ­speaking audience they deserve." Author of over 50 English-set historical romances,…

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Publisher of Month9Books, Swoon Romance, and Tantrum Books Pares Back List On Health Problems

The founder of the eponymous Georgia McBride Media Group -- which publishes under Month9Books, Swoon Romance and Tantrum Books -- emailed authors on Thursday to share information on her health issues and business problems. Recently diagnosed with a blood clot, following other stress-related health problems, McBride writes, "I am making…

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The Full Buzz Books Young Adult Roster

Yesterday we listed the complete list of 40 great adult authors and excerpts packed into our new free ebook Buzz Books 2016: Fall/Winter, and today we're proud to feature all of the young adult authors and excerpts in Buzz Books 2016 Young Adult: Fall/Winter. Since we first spun-off YA into…

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