Penguin Group U.S.A. has signed an agreement giving Bookshare worldwide rights to their titles. Penguin has uploaded over 16,500 titles, pushing Bookshare’s collection to over a quarter million titles. Wow! Stay tuned for an official announcement of this major milestone.
Robin Seaman, Director of Content Acquisition, a Benetech Global Literacy Initiative, said, “Bookshare members will be dazzled by the enormous range of content from one of the world’s most distinguished publishers. Penguin’s titles run the gamut from literary classics and award-winning nonfiction titles to today’s most thrilling bestsellers and beloved children’s books.”
We’re particularly happy to add to Bookshare’s collection the Puffin series of books for younger readers—with images! Now joining the Bookshare collection are bestsellers from Elizabeth Gilbert, Nora Roberts, Harlan Coben, Stuart Woods, Khaled Hosseini, and dozens of the hottest authors publishing today.
Readers will also be delighted with such classics as The Penguin Complete Father Brown Series by G.K. Chesterton. They will also get to read such popular teen titles as Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy #6) by Richelle Mead, Matched by Ally Condie, and The Eternal Ones by Kirsten Miller.
Here’s a sneak preview of best-selling authors from Penguin now in our collection:
John Green: The Fault in Our Stars
Ann B. Ross: Miss Julia’s Marvelous Makeovers
James Rickards: The Death of Money
Stuart Wood: Carnal Curiosity
James MacBride: The Good Lord Bird
Sue Monk Kidd: The Invention of Wings
Zac Bisonnette: Good Advice from Bad People
Thank you, Penguin Group U.S.A.!