Monthly Archives: September 2014

NAIBA 2014: Discovering Children’s Books

Children’s books were front and center at this year’s “Discovery” conference held in Crystal City, Va., September 19–21. Booksellers had a chance to meet children’s authors, ranging from Marla Frazee (The Farmer and the Clown, S&S/Beach Lane) to David Baldacci (The Finisher, Scholastic Press) and A.S. King (Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future, Little, Brown) at breakfasts and dinners throughout the weekend. Read more here.

Baldacci speaks at NAIBA conference

The New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association held its annual Fall Conference in Arlington, Va., this past weekend, welcoming 166 booksellers and more than 250 authors and publishers, including David Baldacci, who spoke at the author breakfast. Said Baldacci to the booksellers, “If the book industry has a heart, and I think it does, you’re it.” Read more here.

‘White Queen’ Creator to Adapt ‘The Finisher’ for Columbia

Emma Frost, who created the Emmy-nominated miniseries The White Queen, has been tapped to adapt The Finisher, Columbia Pictures’ adaptation of the YA book by David Baldacci. Read more here.