Tracey Garvis Graves Inks 7-Figure Deal Self-published novelist Tracey Garvis Graves landed a two-book deal with Penguin Group’s Plume imprint, and she said the deal is for “seven figures, a good seven figures.” Fourteen literary agents rejected the book before the author decided to self ... 06/14/2012 - 5:18 am | View Link
Tracey Garvis Graves lands two-book deal After her self-published debut, On the Island, became a best seller (it's No. 26 n USA TODAY's list), Tracey Garvis Graves quit her ... Penguin will announce Friday that it's signed Graves, 45, of Clive, Iowa, to a two-book deal. It has reissued Island ... 06/13/2012 - 9:02 pm | View Link
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It was an act of criminal negligence: For five years the whites-only government of Virginia’s Prince Edward County, aided and abetted by state officials, shuttered its 21 public schools and diverted tax revenue to pay for white students to attend a private, segregated “academy.” Black students were denied the basic right of an education; a lucky few were sent far and wide to schools in other counties and states, but most suffered a loss of learning that they never fully recovered from.
With summer in full swing, it’s time for some leisurely reading. For many, this means hitting the beach and getting immersed in the world of fiction. For others, it’s an opportunity to step back, reflect on work and gain some insights on becoming a more effective leader. Read full article >>
Near the edge of the sea, Buckley, a small beaver in boy clothes, lives with his mama, a larger beaver in a print dress: “They didn’t have much, but they always had each other.” After his birthday picnic, Buckley sends a simple, handcrafted boat out into the ocean, telling his mama, “If it doesn’t come back to shore, I’ll know he got it!” A note fixed to the mast reads simply: “For Papa.