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This Weekend: Literary Partners’ Encore Presentation of “A Tribute to Toni Morrison”

Last Fall, Literacy Partners launched a social justice series, Words Shape Our World. An encore presentation of “A Tribute to Toni Morrsion,” featuring a Song of Solomon marathon reading, takes place online this weekend, February 26 , 27 and 28, 7:00 – 11:00 pm (ET) each night, to celebrate Black History and to honor Toni Morrison's birthday (2/18).

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Friday Reads: Golden Globes

And the award goes to... The Golden Globes are this Sunday, and 2021’s ballot is full of book adaptations! We invite you to pair your viewing with the following reading:

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Your Daily Guide to PRH’s Virtual Events: Share on Social!

Connecting readers with our books and authors is more important than ever in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, ongoing social distancing, racism and police use of deadly force that has mobilized our country. Across Penguin Random House, we are hosting a variety of virtual events, and you can help promote them.  Share the day’s complete calendar or your favorite individual listings via the share button, which will allow you to directly deliver all the relevant event information to your social network.

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FeverCon to Celebrate Karen Marie Moning’s Fever Series via Zoom (2/26)

Random House presents FeverCon, a virtual reader event celebrating 15 years of Karen Marie Moning’s Fever series and the release of the series’ final novel, KINGDOM OF SHADOW AND LIGHT (Delacorte Press), via Zoom on Friday, February 26 at 7:00 pm (ET). To register, click here.

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Jen Sincero Shares Her BADASS HABITS via ExtendedSession.com (2/27)

Jen Sincero, author of BADASS HABITS (Penguin Life), will speak about her book at a virtual event hosted by Book Passage (Corte Madera, CA) via ExtendedSession.com on Saturday, February 27 at 4:00 pm (ET).

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Nate Evans and Stephanie Gwyn Brown to Present MOTHER GOOSE TO THE RESCUE! Via Zoom (2/27)

Join the virtual storytime launch for MOTHER GOOSE TO THE RESCUE! (Penguin Workshop) with authors Nate Evans and Stephanie Gwyn Brown, hosted by Once Upon A Time via Zoom on Saturday, February 27 at 5:00 pm (ET).

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Karin Tidbeck to Delve Inside THE MEMORY THEATER via Crowdcast (2/28)

Karin Tidbeck, author of THE MEMORY THEATER (Knopf), will be in conversation with C.L. Polk at a virtual event hosted by A Room of One's Own Bookstore (Madison, WI) via Crowdcast on Sunday, February 28 at 3:00 pm (ET).

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Your Daily Guide to PRH’s Virtual Events: Share on Social!

Connecting readers with our books and authors is more important than ever in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, ongoing social distancing, racism and police use of deadly force that has mobilized our country. Across Penguin Random House, we are hosting a variety of virtual events, and you can help promote them.  Share the day’s complete calendar or your favorite individual listings via the share button, which will allow you to directly deliver all the relevant event information to your social network.

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There's a Book for That: Library Lovers Month

"Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation." - Walter Cronkite Don’t we love our libraries? Did you know February is designated Library Lovers Month? As for so many things we cherish and may have taken for granted, the pandemic has proven just how vital libraries are to communities. With their established digital circulation, libraries were at the ready for patrons and have stepped up with curbside pickup, virtual events, story times, and some are safely open. Each library has its own charm, each librarian their own expertise. Check out the following books about libraries!

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19 PRH Audio 2021 Audies Nominees

Penguin Random House Audio has 19 Finalists for the 2021 Audie Awards, Audio Publishing’s annual honoring of the year’s best. The winners will be revealed at the Audies Gala, to be held virtually March 22, hosted by John Leguizamo. Guest judges include: Jennifer Egan, Tommy Orange, David Sedaris, Jerry Craft, V.E. Schwab, and Melissa De La Cruz. You can tune in here for the virtual ‘Red Carpet’ at 8:30 PM ET and the show at 9pm ET!

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Mikki Kendall In Conversation with Ashley Finley via YouTube (2/25)

Mikki Kendall, author of HOOD FEMINISM: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot (Penguin Books), will be in conversation with activist Ashley Finley at a virtual event hosted by Weller Book Works (Salt Lake City, UT) via YouTube on Thursday, February 25 at 9:00 pm (ET).

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Alexis Landau Discusses Her New Novel THOSE WHO ARE SAVED via Facebook Live (2/25)

Alexis Landau, author of THOSE WHO ARE SAVED (Putnam), will discuss her new novel at a virtual event hosted by Poisoned Pen bookstore via Facebook Live on Thursday, February 25 at 3:00 pm (ET).

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Crystal Maldonado to Share Her Debut Novel via Crowdcast (2/25)

Crystal Maldonado, author of FAT CHANCE, CHARLIE VEGA (Listening Library), will discuss her debut novel at a virtual event hosted by the Foundtain Bookstore (Richmond, VA) via Crowdcast on Thursday, February 25 at 6:00 pm (ET).

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Ransom Riggs Celebrates the Launch of THE DESOLATIONS OF DEVIL’S ACRE via Zoom (2/25)

Ransom Riggs will celebrate release of the conclusion of his Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series, THE DESOLATIONS OF DEVIL’S ACRE (Dutton Books for Young Readers), with special guest Leigh Bardugo at a virtual event co-hosted by BookPeople, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, and Red Balloon Bookshop via Zoom on Thursday, February 25 at 8:00 pm (ET).

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Your Daily Guide to PRH’s Virtual Events: Share on Social!

Connecting readers with our books and authors is more important than ever in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, ongoing social distancing, racism and police use of deadly force that has mobilized our country. Across Penguin Random House, we are hosting a variety of virtual events, and you can help promote them.  Share the day’s complete calendar or your favorite individual listings via the share button, which will allow you to directly deliver all the relevant event information to your social network.

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Chang, Evans, Gyasi, Thorpe on the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Longlist

The PEN/Faulkner Foundation has announced its 10-title longlist for this year’s PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, which includes four books published by Penguin Random House imprints:  

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Melanie Crowder to Launch MAZIE via Zoom (2/24)

Melanie Crowder, author of MAZIE (Philomel), will launch her new novel at a virtual event hosted by Tattered Cover bookstore via Zoom on Wednesday, February 24 at 7:00 pm (ET).

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Elizabeth Miki Brina Discusses Her Memoir, SPEAK, OKINAWA, with Bryan Washington via Zoom (2/24)

Elizabeth Miki Brina, author of SPEAK, OKINAWA (Knopf), will be in conversation about her new memoir with author Bryan Washington at a virtual event hosted by Books Are Magic via Zoom on Wednesday, February 24 at 7:00 pm (ET).

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Ransom Riggs Celebrates the Release of THE DESOLATIONS OF DEVIL’S ACRE via Crowdcast (2/24)

Ransom Riggs will celebrate release of the conclusion of his Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series, THE DESOLATIONS OF DEVIL’S ACRE (Dutton Books for Young Readers), with special guest Eva Chen at a virtual event co-hosted by The Strand, Loyalty Bookstore, and Books & Books via Crowdcast on Wednesday, February 24 at 7:00 pm (ET).

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Alexis Landau to Discuss Her New Novel THOSE WHO ARE SAVED via Zoom (2/24)

Alexis Landau, author of THOSE WHO ARE SAVED (Putnam), will be in conversation with Valerie Koehler at a virtual event hosted by Blue Willow Bookshop via Zoom on Wednesday, February 24 at 8:00 pm (ET).

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