Wendy McClure has joined Sourcebooks as senior editor for Jabberwocky, Young Readers, and Fire. She most recently was editorial manager at Albert Whitman & Company.
Liza Cassity has been promoted to director, marketing strategy and operations for Penguin Publishing Group.
Eric Jerome Dickey, 59, author of 29 novels, died on January 3 in Los Angeles after a long illness. His longtime publisher, Dutton, said, “Eric Jerome Dickey loved being a writer and all that it encompassed. He loved challenging himself with each book; he adored his readers and beloved fans and was always grateful for his success. We are proud to have been his publisher over the span of his award winning career. He will truly be missed.”
Reese Witherspoon‘s book club pick for January is Outlawed by Anna North.
Good Housekeeping has launched a book club picking “one feel-good book every month.” Their first pick is The Book of Moods by Lauren Martin.