Happy Feet won the Oscar on Sunday night for the “Best Animated Feature Film” over Pixar’s Cars and Penguin, the publishing house, announced record profits. Penguin identified strong sales of mass market paranormal fiction and the premium paperback. President David Shanks confirmed that the premium paperback is here to stay. ... more >
Pearson, the parent corporation of Penguin Publishing (Berkley, NAL, Jove, Signet imprints), reported that its fourth quarter earnings were on track with its expectations and that 2006 would show a record profit. I can’t help but wonder how much the stock would fall if Nora Roberts left that publishing house.
Cindy Hwang is an executive editor at Berkley Publishing Group. Her first job was as an assistant to the editor-in-chief at Berkley. Ms. Hwang is the editor for some of the best known names in romance today: Christine Feehan, Lori Foster and Emma Holly to name a few. She also ... more >
I noticed on Sybil’s blog today a cover for an Avon Red book which looked strikingly similar to the cover for Sunny Chen’s Mona Lisa Awakening. Are these too similar? They are for my tastes. It’s a great cover, but I’ll always like the first one better. Is it that ... more >