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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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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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Everything​’s Coming Up Amy: Book Events To Watch Out For

  photo credit By Kristin Clifford, Partner, and Director of MC Satellite   September used to mark the premiere for that year’s television season – and that was really it! There was no such thing as a mid-season launch or summer … Continue reading

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15 of the Most Memorable Last Lines in Literature

photo credit By Johanna Dickson, Digital Publicist   This piece is a sequel to 15 of the Most Memorable First Sentences in Literature. If other voracious readers are anything like me, the end of a book is often bittersweet. For … Continue reading

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Query Letters: How to Catch a Literary Agent’s Eye

photo credit By Lindsey Hall, Associate Publicist Having previously spent time in the inner dwellings of a literary agency, and spending most of those days curled up with the agency inbox curtailing the infamous “slush pile,” I want to share … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT’S Women’s History Month Round-up: 8 Books By Strong Female Writers

March is Women’s History Month! In honor of all of the fabulous female writers who have given us such great books, here are our title recommendations in celebration of this month:   Women Count by Susan Butler is a must-read for career … Continue reading

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Meet Our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Sharon Farnell

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT edition we spotlight director of the MC Faith Division, Sharon Farnell. MEDIA CONNECT: Is there a person or event that shaped you to be who you are today? How so? Sharon Farnell: Growing up on … Continue reading

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Book Trailers Blaze Across Screens of Potential Readers: Do They Flame or Fizzle?

By Anna Patrick, Associate Digital Publicist When a new movie first starts generating buzz, what is the first thing that pops up when you Google the title? The movie trailer. So many authors and publishing practitioners in the book world … Continue reading

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15 of the Most Memorable First Sentences In Literature

  photo credit By Johanna Dickson, digital publicist The best opening book lines stay with you long after you’ve finished. They immediately draw you into the story. You re-read them, write them down, or repeat them to others. The great … Continue reading

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7 Literary Fiction Suggestions That Will Deepen Your Empathy

credit By Adrienne Fontaine, publicist It seems that every week there’s a new trend article about who’s reading, why we’re reading, what reading does to us, and where reading is going.  A lot of these come to pretty obvious conclusions, … Continue reading

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