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Middle Grade Magic: Great Books for 7th Graders

With most schools and libraries closed across the country closed, parents are left scrambling in a lot of ways: distance ... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-19 10:39:09 UTC ]
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For the sports-hungry, some great books to get you through the non-seasons

A great lineup: books about Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Willie Mays, Alice Marble and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-19 14:00:00 UTC ]
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12 Books Like DEAR MARTIN by Nic Stone To Read Next

You've read Nic Stone's YA novel Dear Martin and are looking to read more like it? These are a few great books like Dear Martin out there in the world. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-31 10:41:39 UTC ]
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Stuck at Home? Here are 20 of the Best Books on Hoopla Right Now

If you're stuck at home and bemoaning the absence of libraries from your life, don't fear! Here are some great books available on Hoopla right now. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-24 10:40:03 UTC ]
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Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Audio

For those on your gift list who enjoy listening to great books, here are five narrated by top stars of stage and screen. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiz: What Should Be The Next Story You Read To Your Kids?

When you can't choose from the plethora of great books out there, take this quiz to find an excellent children's book for your next read! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-24 10:33:04 UTC ]
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Essential Arts: LACMA, LACMA, LACMA. The museum’s redesign is all drama

Friends, Romans, readers of great books: The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books has landed on Coachella weekend and there will be too much do in El Lay this weekend beyond the return of “Game of Thrones.” I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at The Times, with your weekly dose of cultural... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vote for Fast Company’s summer read

We’ve narrowed it down to four books. Now help us pick the one book we’ll all read this summer! Summer is the perfect time to unplug and lose yourself in a good book. The best books change the way we view the world, how we interact with others, and maybe even the direction of our lives. And... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: Dave Eggers, Junot Diaz Highlight Strong Author Program

Serious debate, discussion, and great books and authors await librarians at the upcoming 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’

From Words Without Borders: 'Put in the time to seek out great books by women and underrepresented writers,' one of a quartet of women translators says. The post Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 best books of March 2017, according to Amazon's editors

Even as flowers sprout from the ground, great books are also popping up all over the place. Which ones are most worth your time? Amazon editors have selected a list of the books they say are the best to be released in March. Here are the picks, with thoughts from Amazon senior editor Chris Schluep. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Introducing The Brothers Karamazov

This article is part of A Year of Great Books, a Slate Academy. Laura Miller and John Dickerson will discuss Dostoyevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov on the Year of Great Books podcast in January. To learn more, read Laura Miller’s introduction to the series, or visit Slate.com/GreatBooks. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Win a Copy of My Ántonia

Our members have spoken! The third selection in Slate’s Year of Great Books is My Ántonia, Willa Cather’s novel about a Bohemian family’s pioneering life in the American West. (See the complete voting results here.) And to help celebrate, Penguin Classics is giving Slate Plus members a chance to... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Introducing Tristram Shandy

The people have spoken: The first title we’ll be reading for the Slate Academy series A Year in Great books will be The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne. And we’ll let you in on a secret: This was our favorite choice of the four as well. Join us as we explore... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Curation Help Libraries Break Out of Frontlist Dependency?

Why must library patrons wait for weeks to read the latest bestsellers when there are so man more great books to discover? The post Can Curation Help Libraries Break Out of Frontlist Dependency? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Great books that publishers rejected – quiz

Man Booker winner Marlon James says he was turned down 78 times before getting published, and his long search for recognition is not unique. Find out how much you know about the history of literary rebuffs with our quiz on the great rejected books1. Whose novel was rejected as “Overwhelmingly... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Branford Boase longlist announced!

Newsflash: check out which debut authors and their editors have made the list for this literary prize! As any author will tell you, great books are a bit of a team effort – especially their first book – and that’s why the Branford Boase award was launched 15 years ago This award is given every... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Time-Traveling Graphic Novel and More Great Books We’re Reading This Month

It's like the phrase "curl up with a good book" was invented for the month of December. Here's what we're reading by the fire. The post A Time-Traveling Graphic Novel and More Great Books We’re Reading This Month appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2014-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight Great Books About Comic Books

Along with the growing popularity of graphic novels, there's also been a boom in books about comics. Here's a short list of new and upcoming books that should have a place on the shelf of every serious comics enthusiast. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cold War Trolls

The Cold War had almost everything—two superpowers facing off in an existential struggle, spies, double agents and honey traps, lots of great books and movies. But in retrospect it was missing one important element of modern life: Internet comments. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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