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Alphabet partners with local library to deliver books to students

Schools and libraries have been closed for months, but some kids aren’t going to get away with playing video games all summer. Kelly Passek -- a middle school librarian in Montgomery County, Virginia -- is sending out summer reading via drones. After... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-06-12 18:18:26 UTC ]
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Summer reading has a fraught history. But if there was ever a time to delight in escapism, it’s now.

As soon as people discovered the pleasures of a diverting novel, some starchy scold swooped in to make them feel bad. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Club rides with 'The Compton Cowboys' in June

Summer reading: Author Walter Thompson-Hernández joins Times readers June 24 to discuss the legacy of "The Compton Cowboys." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-21 14:00:06 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Serial Box’s Foreign Rights and Amazon’s Summer Reading List

Bookcase Literary Agency is handling international rights sales for Serial Box–which has an 'Orphan Black' series coming–and Amazon's 'Best So Far' 2019 list is out for summer reading. The post Industry Notes: Serial Box’s Foreign Rights and Amazon’s Summer Reading List appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-20 03:26:28 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Serial Box’s Foreign Rights and Amazon’s Summer Reading List

Bookcase Literary Agency is handling international rights sales for Serial Box–which has an ‘Orphan Black’ series coming–and Amazon’s ‘Best So Far’ 2019 list is out for summer reading. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Serial Box: New “Orphan Black’ Content Coming iterary... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-20 03:26:28 UTC ]
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Get ready for summer reading with $50 off our pick for the best luxury Kindle

The first day of summer is almost upon us, and Amazon doesn’t want you to be without a brand new waterproof kindle for all that beach or poolside reading. Right now, Amazon’s Wi-Fi Kindle Oasis is $200Remove non-product link—a $50 discount off the usual price and the lowest price we've ever... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2019-06-10 13:55:00 UTC ]
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Book Club: Our first pick is ‘The Library Book’

Just in time for summer reading, "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean is the L.A. Times Book Club's first selection and community read. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Club reads 'The Library Book'

Just in time for summer reading, the Los Angeles Times Book Club has chosen "The Library Book" as our first community read and will host a June 25 forum with bestselling author Susan Orlean. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:06 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Club reads ‘The Library Book’

Just in time for summer reading, the Los Angeles Times Book Club has chosen “The Library Book” as our first community read and will host a June 25 forum with bestselling author Susan Orlean. Join us as we explore Orlean’s bestseller, a whodunit about the mysterious 1986 fire that gutted Los... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:00 UTC ]
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6 picture books for summer reading

It’s summertime – that glorious season of green grass, bare feet, and lots of playtime with best friends. When it comes to summer reading, how better to celebrate than with picture books that feature exactly such joys? Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alison Bechdel's memoir 'Fun Home' runs into trouble with the South Carolina House of Representatives

After the College of Charleston assigned the graphic memoir 'Fun Home' as summer reading, members of the South Carolina House of Representatives voted to cut funding to the school. The budget will be decided on by the general assembly in March. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Summer reading and the beauty of serendipity

Oh, the magic of finding a great book through the sheer power of chance! Is the summer the best time for that to happen?   Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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