Posts tagged books
Posts tagged books
The world lost a legend with the passing of Lauren Bacall earlier this week. Now, you can read her inspiring story in her own frank and beautiful words. First published in 1978 as By Myself, By Myself and Then Some features new material in addition to the original National Book Award–winning memoir.
The eBook of By Myself and Then Some will be available at a reduced price of $2.99 for a limited time only.
From All or Nothing: One Chef’s Appetite for the Extreme by Jesse Schenker.
My Drunk Kitchen by Hannah Hart is available now in bookstores everywhere! Pick up your copy here.
“I defy anyone to read this surprisingly useful book and not come away from it madly in love with Harto, hoping against hope that one day she will turn up, with alcohol and honesty and a heaped pile of humor, in your kitchen too.” —Neil Gaiman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Ocean at the End of the Lane
“Hannah Hart is one of the smartest, funniest humans I know. She has done more than write a book-she has created a delightful hang-out in literary form. This book is my only friend now.” —Chris Hardwick, founder and CEO of The Nerdist Industries
We’re celebrating #ReasonsToRead this week and today is dedicated to one of the most important reasons we read, to learn. Below are some of our favorite books that your little one is sure to love and learn from:
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai
We’re going to San Diego Comic-Con International again this year, and we hope you’ll stop by HarperCollins Booth #1029 to check out some of our great books! We’ll be giving away posters for How to Train Your Dragon 2 and My Drunk Kitchen bookmarks while supplies last!
We also have some awesome programming lined up:
Aisha Tyler will be signing copies of Self-Inflicted Wounds Thursday. Details here.
Blake J. Harris (author, Console Wars) will be joined by Tom Kalinske (Sega of America), Al Nilsen (Sega of America), Bill White (former Nintendo of America employee), and Perrin Kaplan (former Nintendo of America employee), as well as Julian Rosenberg, producer of the upcoming Console Wars documentary, to discuss the first generation of console wars on Sunday. Details here.
Spotted around the HarperCollins office: A French-inspired bookshelf for Bastille Day.
On sale now: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles: Cloaks & Daggers with a foreword from Evangeline Lilly. Simply sublime.
YA Classics retold! This week WILD be Alex Mallory is on sale and you’ll be able to finally cross it off your list of 162 YA retellings to reads! WILD is a retelling of Tarzan! Get the complete retellings chart here.
Erika Johansen, author of The Queen of the Tearling, explains Why We Need “Ugly” Heroines, via BuzzFeed.