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The Life of a Book from Manuscript to Bookstore: Gemina

Aug 12, 2016 Behind the Scenes

Ever wonder how a book makes it from the author’s mind to a reader’s shelf? Last time we delved deep into a book, we focused on the fascinating But What If We’re Wrong? by Chuck Klosterman. You can explore that series here.

This time, we’re taking a sharp left turn with one of the most exciting and nontraditional series on the market. The second book in The Illuminae FilesGemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, has been hotly anticipated by fans ever since Illuminae ripped onto the scene last fall.

Full of spaceships, evil corporations, and deadly viruses, the plot is heart-pounding. However, it’s the format and design of this series that really makes it stand out – no one page is like the next. It’s a collection of files, announcements, data, memos, text messages, photos, and illustrations, all meshed together to give the reader an experience like no other. Gemina is set to be even more jaw-dropping, so follow along to discover the hard work and inspiration that goes into the making of this unique book.

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In the coming months, we’ll talk to the editor, marketing team, a sales representative, and other people who help make a book… a book.

Read more about Gemina and Illuminae below.

Gemina by Jay Kristoff,Amie Kaufman

Gemina

By Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman

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Illuminae by Jay Kristoff,Amie Kaufman

Illuminae

By Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman

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