Monthly Archives: April 2014

4 Anti-Heroines in Literature Who Are Inspiring, Admirable and Tough as Nails

By Alexandra Israel, Publicist I recently came across a Flavorwire article called “The Bookshelf: Unlikely Heroines in Literature,” which made me start thinking that there are so many anti-heroines in literature, but how exactly do you accurately describe what an … Continue reading

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What Inspires You To Do Good? A Look at the 2014 Good Deeds Day New York City Takeover

By Deborah Kohan, Senior VP and Director of MC en Español What inspires you to do good in this world? On March 5th, hundreds of New Yorkers rallied together to help others and participate in a day long volunteer marathon: … Continue reading

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5 Things YA Literary Agents and Publishers Are Looking For In 2014

photo credit By Lindsey Hall, Associate Publicist In line with having just watched the trailer for The Fault in Our Stars for the umpteenth time, and realizing that April is School Library Month, I’ve decided to dedicate today’s post to … Continue reading

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6 Books From Our Adolescence That We Would Reread

  There is always that one book that silently tugs at your heart strings whenever someone asks the familiar, “What’s your favorite book?” Maybe you pause and give off a slight smile at the thought of a favorite character, or … Continue reading

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The Year of the Faith-Based Movies

By Sharon Farnell, Director of the MC Faith Division   2014 is proving to be an exciting year for faith-based movies. This past weekend, “Noah,” which stars Russell Crowe and Anthony Hopkins, took the number one spot at the box office. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Children’s Book Day with 7 Beloved Quotes From Children’s Literature

photo credit Today, April 2nd, marks Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, which has been recognized as International Children’s Book Day since 1967. The day is celebrated in countries across the globe with the aim to foster a love of reading in … Continue reading

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6 Unforgettable Literary Pranksters

By Anna Patrick, Associate Digital Publicist The web has been rife with April Fools’ pranks today – it’s hard to know what news information you can trust! While viral social media pranks have been the talk of the day, we … Continue reading

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