Publishers Weekly

Panel Mania: The PLAIN Janes by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg

1 day 9 hours ago
'The PLAIN Janes' by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg is the story of teenage misfit artist Jane Beckels, who is forced to leave fictional Metro City—a clear stand-in for New York—after a terrorist attack. She bands together with a group of girls (also named Jane) in her new town to create an anonymous guerilla art collective: People Loving Art In Neighborhoods—The PLAIN Janes. This is an 11-page excerpt.

Obituary: Ron Shoop

1 day 9 hours ago
Ron Shoop, a former sales representative for Penguin Random House in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 20 years, died January 16. He was 74.

This Week's Bestsellers: January 20, 2020

6 days 9 hours ago
Novelist Ann Napolitano has the #6 book in the country with ‘Dear Edward,’ January’s Read with Jenna pick. Plus ‘You Were Born for This’ by astrologer Chani Nicholas debuts at #7 in the country, and YA thriller author Karen M. McManus returns with ‘One of Us Is Next.'