Now as interest in narratives from the 20s gains resurgence, including several modernized TV shows based on Sherlock Holmes, it’s no surprise that there is a new YA series based on Portia Adams, a budding detective and the heir of 221 Baker Street – the former offices of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson during the 30s, called the Portia Adams Adventures series by Angela Misri.
If you’ve read Jewel of the Thames, book 1 in the series, then you’re likely dying to see how the rest of the trilogy continues with Thrice Burned, the second novel. Read more →
I soon realized that the majority of the book trailers that had caught my eye were either under one minute long or at most about 15 seconds over that time. Book trailers as diverse as those made for Hold Still by Nina LaCour, both of the books in the If I Stay series by Gayle Forman, Tell Me A Secret by Holly Cupala, and even the Australian trailer for Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver all fell into this time constraint. Read more →
If you don’t make some minor adjustments to the book trailer campaign, it’s all too possible that the viewer will get bored, thinking “been here, done that,” which is exactly what you don’t want happening. Read more →
Book trailers are both a great means of getting the message out about new books and a chance for those involved in book publicity and marketing to offer a new way to experience the novel for its audience. If you’re a book blogger, a book marketer, an agent, a publicist, an author, or merely someone who loves reading YA novels… Read more →