Book News 

Perseus, Skyhorse Buy Good Books Assets
Perseus Books Group teamed with Skyhorse Publishing to purchase the assets of Good Books, which filed for bankruptcy last December. Skyhorse won the bankruptcy auction for the Good Books Assets and sold the Mayo Clinic line to Perseus.
Mercury Learning Titles Distributed by Stylus Publishing
Mercury Learning and Information titles are being distributed by Stylus Publishing in North America. Mercury Learning publishes science and technology, engineering, and mathematics books.
Rizzoli Buys Welcome Books
Rizzoli International Publications bought Welcome Books, which produces illustrated books on art, photography, food and wine, parenting, travel, pets, and social and popular culture. All titles are still sold and distributed domestically by Random House.
Lerner to Distribute Big & Small Titles
Lerner Publishing will begin distributing titles from Big & Small in the United States and Canada in January. Big & Small publishes educational and curriculum-driven picture books.
PRH Canada Distribution Heading South
Penguin Random House Canada wil shift its distribution center in Newmarket, ON. to the Penguin Random House warehouses in Westminster, MD, and Crawfordsville, IN, beginning in February 2015.
Consortium Adds Four New Clients
Consortium Books Sales & Distribution added Alternative Comics, Cicada Books, Deep Vellum Publishing, and Postcard Editions to its list of clients. Consortium began distributing Deep Vellum titles Nov. 1 and will handle the rest starting Jan. 1.
Pearson Offers Delayed Billing Program
Pearson Higher Education is offering delayed billing for spring 2015 orders placed from Nov. 3-Dec. 29. Payments won’t be due until March 31, 2015, instead of Pearson’s normal 30-day terms.
Stores must be in good credit standing to be eligible and need to request “Delayed Billing” on each purchase order to receive the extended terms. Eligible college stores may also request delayed billing on orders placed via OASIS, Pubnet, Pearson Customer Service, and PromptPlus. For more information, call Pearson Customer Service at (800) 922-0579. To register for OASIS, go to
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