ForeWord is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2008 Book of the Year Awards. More than 1,400 books were entered in 61 categories. These were narrowed to 668 finalists from 376 publishers. These books represent some of the best work coming from today’s independent press community. The winners will be determined by a panel […]

Last night I was watching a cheesy entertainment news show (Hey, we all have our guilty pleasures, right?) and saw something exciting. A book! And not just any book, a cute children’s book called Reading Can Be Fun. Yes, it can! I recognized the title immediately as one published by Random House client, Rizzoli Publications.  The adorable read was […]

You can now add Obama White House style to your home decorating collections.  Rizzoli has two inspiring titles from Michael S. Smith!  “The family’s casual style, their interest in bringing 20th century American artists to the forefront and utilizing affordable brands and products will serve as our guiding principles as we make the residence feel […]

                                                                                                For an inspiring and engagingly browsable book about food, you will delight in the fact-filled descriptions and culinary history / trivia offered in 1001 Foods You Must Taste Before You Die.  I’ve had fun with the fruit section, so far, but I’m really looking forward to perusing the dairy entries! Also newly released: 1001 […]

New reviews from School Library Journal! Batman … Behind the Scenes The Dark Knight (PG-13), the latest live-action film about the conflicted comic book character, opened in July to critical acclaim and record-breaking commercial success. Teens who want to delve more deeply in the movie’s essence will be captivated by Craig Byrne’s The Dark Knight […]