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Penguin Books USA
Penguin Books (USA) is one of the leading U.S. adult and children's trade book publishers.
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|Beverly Rivera||8,559||Poets. Writers. Authors. Bloggers. Bibliophiles. The best of the literary world, here on G+. If you're a Poet or Writer and I have you circled but you're not part of this wordalicious (yeah, I made that up) shared circle, let me know. If I have yet to connect with you and you're a writer-comment below! Let's chat. Are You A Poet? Then consider the #30in30 challenge in April. Writing 30 poems in 30 days while learning about the history, forms, and connecting with other poets. If you're up for the challenge, simply fill out the form here: http://beverlyrivera.blogspot.com/p/national-poetry-month-april-30in30.html or visit my G+ post here: https://plus.google.com/101423581602122657410/posts/45DTpC2B1it Follow along in the G+ discussions that are posted by using the "search" feature: #PoetsWorkshop #Bibliophile #Poetry #Authors #AmWriting #Books Tagged: #PublicCircles||2012-02-21 22:49:02||196||27||2||4||CC G+|
|Paul Stickland||24,503||Greetings to all you Children's Book lovers, authors, illustrators, editors, designers, publishers, librarians and booksellers!It's time to share the new all singing and dancing Children's Book Circle!As ever, a compendium of the best in Children's Books here on google plus!If you would like to be added, please leave a comment below and I will pop you in!It's been an interesting year for children's books, so here's looking forward to an amazing 2012!||2011-12-30 15:18:38||122||17||0||3||CC G+|
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2014-03-07 20:52:51 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)
You’re invited to the beta launch of Penguin Stacks, a new space for nonnative readers of English! Learn more: www.PenguinStacks.com
Watch an introductory video here: http://ow.ly/umv37
2014-03-07 19:50:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Read a wonderful write-up about Helen Oyeyemi's new novel from NPR Books: http://n.pr/1f7Kpaj
"She talks about her books as though they are people, and as if she isn't particularly responsible for what they're like. She doesn't write: writing "comes upon" her"
Read an excerpt of Boy, Snow, Bird here: http://bit.ly/NGJ4wy
2014-03-06 18:04:55 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)
+The New York Times bestselling author +Ken Follett shares Why He Loves His Copy Editor with the #PenguinBlog.
"...copy editors are nit-pickers, and they drive me up the wall. But they save me from breaking the spell. That’s why I love them." Read the Full Blog Post: http://bit.ly/1dvXv09
Ken Follett is the author of THE CENTURY TRILOGY including:
Book One: Fall of Giants, http://bit.ly/1l71Kka
Book Two: Winter of the World, http://bit.ly/1ifWXiY
Upcoming Book Three: EDGE OF ETERNITY, http://bit.ly/1cdlTVV
2014-02-28 17:07:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Enter by 03/05 for a chance to win a copy of THE GRIM COMPANY by Luke Scull, first in a new epic fantasy series!
“One of the best fantasy books you will read.” —SFBook.com
Don't miss out! Enter here: http://ow.ly/u6z21
2014-02-28 16:21:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
Congratulations to Harlen Coben! The SIX YEARS paperback has been number 1 on the NYT Bestseller list for 2 weeks straight!
"In Six Years, a masterpiece of modern suspense, Harlan Coben explores the depth and passion of lost love…and the secrets and lies at its heart."
Read more about the book here: http://ow.ly/u6yqY
2014-02-27 16:55:07 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 8 +1s)
Today marks the 112th birthday of John Steinbeck, author of THE GRAPES OF WRATH and many more American Classics. Which is your favorite Steinbeck novel?
2014-02-25 17:20:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Staff Pick: REDEPLOYMENT by Phil Klay
"I’d been brought to tears in a pedicure chair within the first 20 pages, an admittedly odd position to be caught reading war fiction."
Read the Full Blog Post in which author Phil Klay offers up some of his own War Literature Recommendations: http://bit.ly/OyQHG6
"It’s clear that Klay, himself a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who served in Iraq, has parlayed his insider’s knowledge of soldier-bonding and emotional scarring into a collection that proves a powerful statement on the nature of war, violence, and the nuances of human nature." --+Publishers Weekly
Watch an Author Video: http://www.us.penguingroup.com/
2014-02-25 15:16:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Join the @Penguinusa Twitter Book Club this March as we read THE PAINTED GIRLS by Cathy Marie Buchanan. Join the conversation by using #readpenguin. We will be hosting three Author Chats throughout the month. Chat dates and more info can be found at: http://bit.ly/1foPpbR
"Deeply moving and inventive . . . Buchanan's evocative portrait of 19th-century Paris brings to life its sights, sounds, and smells, along with the ballet hall where dancers hunger for a place in the corps. . . . But nothing is more real or gripping than the emotions of Marie and her older sister Antoinette. . . . Their tale is ultimately a tribute to the beauty of sisterly love." -- +PEOPLE
2014-02-21 19:33:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
If you haven't read any Émile Zola, why not start with IN SECRET, a Penguin Classic that's been adapted to film?
2014-02-21 17:10:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
Exciting! Enter for a chance to win! Submit a selfie showing you and a copy of ALL YOU NEED IN LOVE. This is a great contest with some very exciting prizes, so don't miss out!
2014-02-20 15:58:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)
Be the First to Read some of the Hottest Upcoming Titles from +Penguin Books USA. Join FIRST TO READ (http://www.firsttoread.com) for early access to new titles from Nora Roberts, Douglas Coupland, Eric Jerome Dickey, Elaine Lui and more! #LovetoRead
Join Today: http://bit.ly/1eaJvov
2014-02-20 15:54:20 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 10 +1s)
Double negatives, run On's, incomplete sentences, using the subjunctive, ending a sentence with a preposition, and so many more . . . Which Grammar Rule(s) do you love to break?
"These Famous Authors Made It Okay To Commit Grammar No-No's," via +The Huffington Post
2014-02-18 16:01:52 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)
Bestselling author Marisa Silver takes photographer Dorothea Langes "Migrant mother" photograph as inspiration for a story of two women one famous and one forgotten and their remarkable chance encounter in MARY COIN.
Read an #Excerpt: http://bit.ly/1nKmbTZ
“Marisa Silver’s transfixing new novel...deftly sprinkles historical fact into her fictional narrative...a raw and emotional tale that leaves readers with a lingering question: Do photographs illuminate or blur the truth?”
+O, The Oprah Magazine
2014-02-14 21:04:51 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)
Last Chance! Enter now for a chance to win a collection of the following romantic books for Valentine's Day! Enter here: http://bit.ly/1g5W7jr
ROMANCE IS MY DAY JOB by Patience Bloom
DEEPER by Robin York
I ALWAYS LOVED YOU by Robin Oliveira
DO OR DIE by Suzanne Brockmann
BOUND TO BE DIRTY by Savanna Fox
ONE WEEK GIRLFRIEND by Monica Murphy
THE LONGEST DATE by Cindy Chupack
WANTED by J. Kenner
2014-02-14 17:38:16 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)
What book has stayed with you?
One of our favorite #litlove books is, Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert:
A celebrated writer's irresistible, candid, and eloquent account of her pursuit of worldly pleasure, spiritual devotion, and what she really wanted out of life
Read an excerpt: http://ow.ly/tDuR9
Books to Fall in Love with: http://bit.ly/1fKPLYv
2014-02-14 16:31:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Sometimes the best Valentine's Day plans involve a book. Snuggle up with a Penguin!
2014-02-13 18:00:04 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)
They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose, ME BEFORE YOU by +The New York Times bestselling author Jojo Moyes http://bit.ly/1eSC7UB
Read an Excerpt: http://bit.ly/1lK4JzM
More Books to Fall in Love with: http://bit.ly/1ndnLxe #LitLove
2014-02-13 16:57:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
Check out the latest from the #PenguinBlog http://bit.ly/1lJGOQV from Elizabeth Blackwell, author of WHILE BEAUTY SLEPT (http://bit.ly/1nw3pj0) where the truth is no fairy tale.
Elizabeth Blackwell talks about the comparison of her new book to +Maleficent, starring +Angelina Jolie and more!
"We like our fairy tales dark these days, focusing less on the 'happily ever after' and more on the dangers that come beforehand."
Read the full Blog Post: http://bit.ly/1lJGOQV
2014-02-12 20:43:30 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)
Sarah Dessen certainly has a way with words. Which is your favorite of her books? #litlove
For more great books all about LOVE: http://bit.ly/1ndnLxe
2014-02-12 20:17:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)
For all you Sarah Dessen fans out there, spread the love this #ValentinesDay ! Tell us about the most (or least) romantic time or place that you have ever been.
Find more swoon worthy books by Sarah Dessen: http://bit.ly/1eUGQne
2014-02-11 19:25:49 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 19 +1s)
We are reading a little bit of classic Russian literature in honor of the +Sochi 2014 Olympics. Despite a pretty grim love affair, Vronsky and Anna Karenina shared some beautiful romantic language. Is there a book you love wholeheartedly, even if parts of it drive you crazy? #LitLove
For more great books all about LOVE: http://bit.ly/1ndnLxe
2014-02-11 16:07:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)
"Suddenly, I could read anything I wanted." Author Dina Nayeri remembers the first American books that opened her world after immigrating from Iran in the 1980s.
Read the Full #Blog Post: http://bit.ly/1ofzbUJ
A TEASPOON OF EARTH AND SEA by Dina Nayeri, is a magical novel about a young Iranian woman lifted from grief by her powerful imagination and love of Western culture. Start Reading: http://bit.ly/1jt2ORQ
2014-02-07 17:18:52 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)
Cooking at home can be a little daunting, but Beth Moncel, author of BUDGET BYTES, wrote a great blog post to get you started.
Read the whole post here: http://ow.ly/toqOE
2014-02-07 15:55:55 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 21 +1s)
Jane Austen says it best. Which book did you last fall head over heels for? Do you have a favorite Pride and Prejudice quote? #litlove
For more great books all about LOVE: http://bit.ly/1fKPLYv
2014-02-06 17:39:24 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 8 +1s)
Valentine's Day is a week away! Enter our +Penguin Books USA & +Random House Books Valentine's Day #Sweepstakes for a chance to win a selection of 8 smoldering, love-filled books. #LitLove
Enter here: http://bit.ly/MXeChL
2014-02-06 15:26:16 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)
Where is the most incredible place you have been or moment you have shared with someone that you love? #LitLove
For more books all about LOVE: http://bit.ly/1ndnLxe
2014-02-04 19:31:47 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 23 +1s)
Who is the best/worst Literary Couple to ever cross the page? We have made our list on +BuzzFeed, now we want to know yours! We couldn't resist including Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy! Check out the full list: http://bzfd.it/1brmqAQ
2014-02-04 16:58:37 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 7 +1s)
“If you haven’t done something amazing, don’t forget to try.”
Read this heart-warming +BuzzFeed article about the inspiring young Esther Grace Earl. Esther's' parents have recently published THIS STAR WON'T GO OUT (http://bit.ly/LM3OSE), a collection of the journals, fiction, letters, and sketches of the late Esther Grace Earl, who died at age 16 of thyroid cancer.
Read More: http://bit.ly/1enjXKA
2014-01-31 19:55:42 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)
Royalty, treason, upheaval and more - this new fantasy novel will be impossible to put down.
Enter by 2/5 for a chance to win a galley of STOLEN CROWN by Dennis L. McKiernan.
2014-01-31 17:42:33 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)
Romance editor and author of the new book ROMANCE IS MY DAY JOB, Patience Bloom, wrote 12 writing tips on the Penguin Blog.
"Try not to get too attached on the outcome: I must get published. I’m desperate to get published. If I don’t get published, I’ll be miserable forever. Please publish me now. When you write because you love to write, it shows in your work."
Read the whole post here: http://ow.ly/t9DKM
2014-01-31 16:50:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
There's still time! Enter by 2/4 for a chance to win a copy of HE FLIGHT OF THE SILVERS by Daniel Price. This is a great new novel about the lives of six fascinating characters who find themselves very far from home.
2014-01-30 16:12:10 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)
Who will win Super Bowl XLVIII? Nate Silver, statistician and author of THE SIGNAL AND THE NOISE talks to +Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report about his predictions for this weekends Superbowl.
Read an Excerpt from Nate Silvers' book: http://bit.ly/1bagKIc
THE SIGNAL AND THE NOISE: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't by Nate Silver
Watch a Video of the Interview:
2014-01-28 21:34:48 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
ATTENTION +Vampire Academy Movie fans!
VA has advanced to the +MTV Movie Brawl finals! In order to win we need your help, vote for the Vampire Academy Movie in the #MTVMovieBrawl as the most anticipated movie of 2014!
Vote Here: http://www.mtv.com/content/movies/movie_brawl/
2014-01-28 16:55:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)
Esther Earl, the teen who inspired THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by +John Green is the author of the newly released book THIS STAR WON'T GO OUT.
Esther passed away in 2010 at age 16 from thyroid cancer. This book is a collection of the journals, fiction, letters, and sketches written by Esther during her life. The book has been compiled and created by her family.
Parents Lori and Wayne Earl speak to +USA TODAY about their daughter and their experiences. Read the full article and watch the #video:
2014-01-28 16:07:01 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)
Read the latest on the #PenguinBlog (http://bit.ly/1ljW3Dz) from +Justin Klosky, professional organizer and author of ORGANIZE & CREATE DISCIPLINE. In this blog post Justin offers advice for organizing your life in 2014, starting with your closet!
Learn More about ORGANIZE & CREATE DISCIPLINE: http://bit.ly/1hIT0PK
Read an Excerpt: http://bit.ly/1edLI6y
2014-01-28 14:58:46 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
For all you +Pinterest lovers out there:
Enter the #BudgetBytes Pin-to-Win #Sweepstakes and create a board that showcases images and recipes that give you the "Biggest Bang for your Buck"!
For complete Official Rules visit: penguin.com/budgetbytes
2014-01-24 20:41:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
Check out the latest staff post from Caitlin O'Shaughnessy, as she cooks both a beef stew and chicken tikka masala from THE FAT CHANCE COOKBOOK. Read it here: http://bit.ly/1bn2cEM
"I used chicken thighs to add flavor – they are so much more delicious than the chewy bits of chicken that come in fast food Indian orders. And the best part is I’ve been enjoying the many leftovers from both dishes for lunch all week."
2014-01-24 19:32:17 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)
Vampire Academy fans we need your help! #VAMovie has reached the semi-finals of the #MTVMovieBrawl and in order to move on we need you to vote! Follow the link below and vote for Vampire Academy!
2014-01-24 17:28:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
Find out where Sue Monk Kidd curls up with a book, which children's story she loved as a kid, and much more in this great The Huffington Post interview: huff.to/1dAUQgZ
2014-01-23 16:18:57 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 15 +1s)
"I hadn’t originally intended it but you can never tell what your characters might decide to do themselves!" - Raymond Buckland, author of CURSED IN THE ACT http://bit.ly/1ff9kWS
Read his latest contribution to the #PenguinBlog, "Meeting Mr. Stocker (Part 2)" http://bit.ly/1cZjAzt
For the first installment of "Meeting Mr. Stocker (Part 1)" visit: http://bit.ly/19Qw1mj
2014-01-22 17:44:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)
Read the latest Staff Review of one of the easy-to-make recipes from THE FAT CHANCE COOKBOOK!
"Despite my inevitable mishaps, the pasta turned out great. Even the most inexperienced cooks can pull this one off. And I didn’t feel guilty for eating it!" - Amanda Oberg
THE FAT CHANCE COOKBOOK contains More Than 100 Recipes Ready in Under 30 Minutes to Help You Lose the Sugar and the Weight. Read an Excerpt: http://bit.ly/1jzUcWE
2014-01-22 16:09:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
Who knows the ins and outs of romance better than a +Harlequin Books editor? ROMANCE IS MY DAY JOB is a surprising and exhilarating look into Patience Bloom’s unexpected real-life love story. Start Reading: http://bit.ly/1eSHor6
2014-01-17 22:03:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)
Enter our OSCAR NOMINEE SWEEPSTAKES by 1/24 for a chance to win a copy of each of these three great books! Enter Here: http://bit.ly/1hyq0uB
12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
Philomena by Martin Sixsmith
THE STING MAN by Robert W. Greene; The true story behind the film American Hustle
2014-01-17 20:01:45 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
If you're interested in the new Chang-rae Lee novel, ON SUCH A FULL SEA, be sure to read The Huffington Post's piece about the book. It includes some reviews and highlights like opening lines and a notable passage. Read it here: http://huff.to/1dcNANX
2014-01-16 18:12:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)
It is lunch time and we are hungry! THE FAT CHANCE COOKBOOK Recipe Review on the #PenguinBlog
"I had to go outside in the ridiculously bitter cold to buy potatoes, cheese, and broccoli. I lost a toe to frostbite all in order to bring this recipe to you, Penguin blog readers! Well, ok, that’s not really true, but I could have." Read the full Review at: http://bit.ly/KlFfe1
2014-01-16 17:12:39 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 11 +1s)
Congratulations to all of the Oscar Nominees, especially to our movie tie-ins for 12 YEARS A SLAVE, PHILOMENA, and the book behind 'American Hustle'--THE STING MAN!
Read More About the Books:
12 YEARS A SLAVE by Solomon Northup http://bit.ly/1lZhCEs
PHILOMENA by Martin Sixsmith http://bit.ly/1lJHS8r
THE STING MAN by Robert W. Greene http://bit.ly/1m91GQ7
2014-01-15 19:39:21 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)
Staff Picks: Marketing Coordinator, and vegetarian, Laura Berlinsky-Schine cooks a recipe for her parents from THE FAT CHANCE COOKBOOK by Cindy Gershen
Book page: http://bit.ly/L67HBn
2014-01-14 17:47:40 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)
The much anticipated new novel by the +The New York Times Bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini, deemed "required reading" by the +New York Post is on sale today! Start Reading MRS. LINCOLN'S RIVAL now: http://bit.ly/1alpmv9
2014-01-14 16:20:43 (1 comments, 12 reshares, 56 +1s)
This definitely makes us feel a little better about our ever growing to-read pile! What about you, what's on your list at the moment?
2014-01-13 20:11:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)
Check out this great piece on +Everyday eBook about the National Bestseller, DRINKING COFFEE ELSEWHERE by Z.Z. Packer!
Everyday ebook author John Abrahams says, "Ultimately, art will be one of the more potent tools in any national discussion on race. Literature can help us understand both our differences and the many things that bind us."
Read an Excerpt from DRINKING COFFEE ELSEWHERE: http://bit.ly/1eP0fUp
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