Members in the Spotlight

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May 2011
by Linda Carlson
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MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

PW PAYS ATTENTION

Square One Books and Sourcebooks/Casablanca both received publicity in a late February issue of Publishers Weekly. “Square One Goes to the Cats” was how “Deals” headlined its report on Cat Calls by Jeanne Adkins, billed as New York City’s first full-time cat sitter. Due out in September, it will feature a foreword by Garfield cartoonist Jim Davis. The Return of Black Douglas, a romance by Elaine Coffman from Sourcebooks, was described by its reviewer as “a rewarding love story” with “credible conflicts” and a “satisfying time travel romance.”

In March, two other Sourcebooks/Casablanca titles were reviewed by PWLove Drunk Cowboy by Carolyn Brown, and A Tapestry of Dreams by Roberta Gellis.

SOAP STIMULATES SALES

For another title, Days of Our Lives, 45 Years: A Celebration in Photos, Sourcebooks arranged for promotion via tours by members of the soap opera’s current and former cast and crew. In March, when several cast members attended the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, more than 1,000 people showed up to have copies of their books signed and to meet DOOL stars.<...IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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