21 of the Best Audible Books to Gift This Holiday Season

From the hugely popular to the lesser known, these are the best Audible books of 2019 that will make perfect audiobook gifts for anyone on your list. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-04 11:37:38 UTC ]
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5 books Bill Gates says to read–and gift!–over the holidays

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Google unveils holiday season savings on games, apps, books and movies

It can't have escaped your attention that -- in the US at least -- holiday season is just around the corner. With Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and other sales, and Google is getting in on the action with a series of discounts in the Play Store. There are great savings to be made on games and... Continue reading at Betanews

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The UK’s National Book Awards Announce Holiday Season Shortlists

Designed 'to find the best popular books of the year in the lead-up to Christmas,' the UK's Specsavers National Book Awards will end with a consumer vote. The post The UK’s National Book Awards Announce Holiday Season Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Holiday Gift Guide: A Photo Book for Everyone on Your List

If you're struggling with your holiday gift list, we have you cover-to-covered with our photo book holiday gift guide.     Continue reading at Wired

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Holiday book gift guide: Coffee table

The Library A World History James W.P. Campbell and Will Pryce University of Chicago Press, $75 Sneak inside 85 of the world's greatest libraries in 21 countries, from the National Library of China to the Altenburg Abbey in Austria.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Tablet and E-book reader Ownership Nearly Double Over the Holiday Gift-Giving Period

The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same surge in growth also applied to ebook readers, which also jumped from 10% to 19% over the same time ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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National Book Foundation’s ‘Book Rich Environments’ Enters Second Season

The program, run by the foundation that presents the annual National Book Award, is designed to distribute free, new books to young readers through public housing authorities in the United States. The post National Book Foundation’s ‘Book Rich Environments’ Enters Second Season appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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Book Revenue Fell 21% in Q1 at LSC

Revenue in LSC Communications’ book group dropped 21.4% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2020, falling to $204 million. Lower demand for educational materials offset an increase in its trade business, the printer, which filed Chapter 11 in April, reported. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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WaterBrook Launches Gift Books Line

Random House’s WaterBrook imprint will debut six Christian gift books and products in the fall through its new line, Ink & Willow. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rider Books bags The Gift from Eger

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10 Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Book Lover You Love

Here's ten eco-friendly gifts for that book lover in your life from Etsy, who offset the carbon emissions created from shipping. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Audiobooks Are Very Easy to Gift-Wrap: Your Last-Minute Holiday Recs

Few gifts say I didn’t know what to get you like candles or gift cards. And for about the same price as that throw blanket or wine you were planning to wrap, an audiobook can make you the hero of any gift exchange (and they’re even easier to wrap than books). Choosing books for other […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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ICYMI: Waterstones has the hottest gift-wrapping tip of the season.

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If you find the holidays more foreboding than cheerful, find someone to relate to in these 4 free holiday short stories available to read online. Continue reading at Book Riot

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20 Of The Best Books To Give As Gifts This Year

These are the best books to gift this holiday season, according to book lovers on Goodreads. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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65% of owners buy their pets holiday gifts. Here’s what to get your dog.

There really is something to that “four-legged family member” mindset. If you’ve made it to this article, you’re probably at least thinking about getting a gift for your pet these holidays. You’re not alone: A 2018 report from Nielsen found that 65% of pet owners bought their pet a birthday or... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Shipping Delays Frustrate Indies’ Holiday Season

Across the country, booksellers described mounting frustration with late deliveries this week as split and unfulfilled orders caused confusion and concern. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH Uses UK Designer for Holiday Campaign, Adds 300,000 Books to Donation

Penguin Random House has a new UK-built D2C holiday gift selector, and ups its donation to longtime charity partner First Book. The post PRH Uses UK Designer for Holiday Campaign, Adds 300,000 Books to Donation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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