Most Anticipated Thriller Books for Summer 2019

You don't need a hot day to work up a sweat. These new thriller books will have your heart racing from the first page. By Jessica Ferri As students, summer reading was a drag. As adults, it's the best part of vacation season. Whether you're headed to the beach, the pool, or a staycation in [...]

Librarians’ Best Book Picks: Daryl A. Maxwell, Los Angeles Public Library

Librarian Daryl Maxwell talked with Celadon about impactful Science Fiction, recommending the perfect book, and diversity in publishing. By Celadon Staff What does the world get wrong about librarians? Primarily, I keep waiting/hoping for the stereotype of the older, generally white, woman with her hair in a bun to go away. We’re all genders, ethnic [...]

How to Find a Writing Group

Whether you’re looking for some input or inspiration, our experts offer some guidance to help you find what you need. By Jennifer Merritt So you want to join a writing group. But where do you even begin? The anonymity of online? The local library? That group your cousin's aunt's friend belongs to? There is no [...]

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Celadon to publish biography MAGIC JOHNSON: THE LIFE

Celadon Books Executive Editor Ryan Doherty acquired the rights to Roland Lazenby’s MAGIC JOHNSON: THE LIFE, in a two-book deal by Peter McGuigan at Foundry Literary + Media. Johnson, an NBA hall-of-famer, is part-owner of the LA Dodgers, the LA Lakers’ president of basketball operations, CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises, and chairman and CEO of […]


Sold at auction to Celadon President and Publisher Jamie Raab by Laura Bonner and Tracy Fisher at WME.

Book Deal for Former CIA Director John Brennan

Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers, has acquired the publishing rights to a memoir from former Director of the CIA, John Brennan. The memoir will cover Brennan’s diverse and distinguished career, spanning over 33 years in government, 29 at the CIA and four at the White House, during which he served under six presidential […]

Celadon to Publish Abby Wambach’s WOLFPACK (

Abby Wambach spoke to PEOPLE magazine about her highly anticipated book WOLFPACK (April 16, 2019), inspired by her now viral 2018 Barnard College commencement speech. “Every woman has their inner wolf and my belief — my dream — and what I’ve become obsessed with is that every woman find and unleash their wolf so they can […]

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