HMH Case Study: Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions

Q: What do you get when you combine a murder mystery, an eccentric amateur sleuth, and the stunning backdrop of Sicily?

A: A National Bestseller, an Indie Next List selection, a Spring ’18 B&N Discover Pick, a Costco Staff Pick, an Amazon Best Book of March 2018… and plenty more accolades!

 

Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano tells the story of Auntie Poldi, a 60 year old German widow who retires to Sicily “…intending to drink herself comfortably to death with a sea view” – so basically living out my personal retirement fantasy. But when her handsome young handyman turns up dead, Poldi vows to get to the bottom of the case.

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AdBiblio Case Study: History is All You Left Me from Soho Teen

Here’s what Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything, has to say about Adam Silvera’s History is All You Left Me “This book will make you cry, think, and then cry some more.”

Hmm…a YA book that will make you cry and cry? SIGN. ME. UP. I’m a huge fan of tearing up with a good YA read, especially those that take me back to my extreme emotions of my teenage years. So when Soho Teen came to us looking to target this emotional teen read from Silvera, I was excited to meet with the team to plan an awesome campaign.

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AdBiblio Case Study: HMH Call Me Zebra

In describing the novel Call Me Zebra, The Millions says “This is a miss your stop on the subway and ignore your to-do list kind of book.” Now I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love when a book makes me stay in my bed during an entire Saturday. And Call Me Zebra is no exception. It’s a book that will draw you in and not let go, until you HAVE to put it down to go to the bathroom. We were so excited to be a part of helping HMH to promote this gorgeous and addicting new work of fiction!

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AdBiblio Case Study: Candlewick Knightology

When I was in sixth grade, I was a “victim of the plague” at my middle school medieval festival. It is, to this day, my best performance. I LOVED the medieval time period as a kid, but, you know, more-so the knights, princesses and castles rather than the actual plague. When Candlewick reached out for help in promoting Knightology, I was reminded just how much my twelve year old self would love this book!

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HMH Case Study: Instant Pot Miracle

I have seven friends and family members who got an Instant Pot as a gift in December. SEVEN. It was (and still is!) one of the hottest kitchen appliances on the market. So we were super stoked to join in on the excitement and help Houghton Mifflin Harcourt promote the licensed INSTANT POT MIRACLE over the holidays!

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Rodale Case Study: Run Fast Eat Slow

On November 5, 2017, Shalane Flanagan crossed the finish line at the NYC Marathon and became the first American woman to win since Miki Gorman in 1977. I’ve always been a fan of Flanagan, so when Rodale came to us shortly after to promote her Run Fast. Eat Slow. cookbook, I was psyched to be a part of it!

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Algonquin Case Study: What Unites Us

 

One of the most empowering- and perhaps most needed – non fiction books we’ve ever promoted is Dan Rather’s What Unites Us. When Algonquin came to us with the hopes of helping them reach a very specific niche group of readers (those ages 65+ with an interest in News, Politics and Current Affairs), we were psyched to take on the challenge!

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S&S Native Ad Case Study: Impatient Foodie

Food, glorious food! We were incredibly excited to work with S&S on promoting Elettra Weidemann’s new cookbook, Impatient Foodie. As a busy millennial herself, she asks in her cookbook, “Why did good food always go hand-in-hand with slowing down? Wasn’t there a way to have slow, sustainable, delicious food without the ‘slow’?”Impatient Foodie helps busy bees to find the time to put the best healthy weeknight dinners on the table!

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Candlewick Native Ad Case Study: Candlewick Podcast

Book advertising is, of course, AdBibio’s forte. We pride ourselves on being the best – and only – programmatic ad solution for book publishers and authors. But when a publisher like Candlewick wants to advertise a non-book product, like a podcast, we’re always excited to take on a new challenge!

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