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‘God forbid that a dog should die’: when Goodreads reviews go bad

From cancelled books to ‘review bombing’, it might seem as though the website can make or break a career. But how influential is it really?Something dramatic happens on a social media platform every day. On Goodreads, the anachro­nistically designed website for logging, rating (out of five) and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-02-17 09:00:10 UTC ]
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'Prodigy' is a kid-friendly Star Trek show taking the right lessons from Star Wars

This post keeps spoilers to the bare minimum since the show will not air until October 28th.While Star Trek certainly has its share of young fans, it’s never been specifically for the kids. Sure, there was the animated show back in the ‘70s, but that was basically a continuation of the original... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-10-11 18:30:49 UTC ]
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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Doing Their Part During the COVID-19 Outbreak | May 29

As the month of May comes to a close, and things slowly start to sort of resemble the way they were before March, we continue to see publishers step up and help out their communities. For more than eight weeks we have spotlighted these efforts and have given shout-outs to publishers from every... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-29 16:34:42 UTC ]
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Christchurch attack: tech firms must clean up platforms - Javid

UK home secretary says they ‘have responsibility not to do terrorists’ work for them’Internet companies who allow the distribution of banned content “should be prepared to face the full force of the law”, Sajid Javid has said, as he called on people to stop watching and sharing the livestream... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaign to Promote Physical Bookstores Launched

A number of industry members have gotten together to form Love Your Bookstore, a campaign aimed to help draw attention to all physical bookstores as the holiday shopping season begins. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Times' Exposé of Amazon Workplace Draws Gov't Attention

This weekend's damning 'New York Times' article painting Amazon as a "bruising workplace" continues to draw attention, this time from the government. According to the AP, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has assured the public that the company will be complying with various labor standards. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade has mixed views on Shamsie's Year of Publishing Women

Author Kamila Shamsie is “right to draw attention” to gender inequality in publishing, but her suggestion of a year in which only books by women are published has been greeted with mixed views by the trade. Writing in the latest issue of The Bookseller, Shamsie [pictured] said 2018 – the 100th... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson in Obama books campaign

James Patterson has launched a campaign in the US to persuade President Barack Obama to draw attention to the importance of reading. The campaign, which has the hashtag #SaveOurBooks on Twitter, asks people to sign a petition, write to their politicians, spread to word on social media and find... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flanagan, Murakami and Cunningham on Bad Sex shortlist

Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan and distinguished novelists Haruki Murakami and Michael Cunningham are among the authors whose books are in contention for the 22nd Bad Sex in Fiction Award. The prize awards the “most egregious passage of sexual description in a work of fiction”, and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jill McCorkle: Greetings from Pine Haven

The postcards started coming last month. “Stanley,” “Marge,” and “Toby” wrote to booksellers from “Pine Haven” to draw attention to Jill McCorkle’s first novel in 17 years, Life After Life, coming from Algonquin in March. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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