Books for Faithful Family Lives Proliferate

Religion publishers are addressing the modern needs of parents and couples in new books on mental health, LQBTQ issues, addiction, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Shedding Perfect and Getting Real: Books on Living Faithfully

Teachings from the Bible and other spiritual practices can be used to combat the pressures of a Pinterest-perfect society, according to a slew of books coming from religion publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: The library fire, a criminal family, reviews and book news

Hello! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter from the L.A. Times. THE BIG STORY Although Susan Orlean is a staff writer for the New Yorker, she lives in Los Angeles part-time, and for the last six years has been writing a book that investigates a mystery many of us... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: The trouble with publishing accused harassers; Ernie, Bert and authorial intent; the Brown family dynasty; and more book news

Welcome! It’s sunny here in El Segundo. I’m Carolyn Kellogg with not one but two essays from Critics at Large this week, because it has been a big week for cultural questions in the world of books. Let’s get started. THE FIRST BIG ESSAY Critic at Large Laila Lalami looks at two big recent essays... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Festival of Books: Live coverage of the L.A. Times' annual #bookfest and Book Prize winners

Heaven for book nerds! The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is underway at the USC campus this weekend, where more than 500 authors are reading, discussing, signing, and living and breathing books. The lineup includes former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, "Top... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Live From Pentagram, It's Saturday Night Live: The Book!

Pentagram's Emily Oberman tells us about how she channeled her inner super-nerd to help Taschen create the ultimate SNL Bible.Pentagram's Emily Oberman is pretty much Saturday Night Live's go-to designer at this point. She's done three separate SNL identities, including this year's... Continue reading at Fast Company

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The Book Is Dead, Long Live the Book

Publishing houses are Germany's intellectual backbone. For many years, they created a culture of literary abundance and generated healthy profits. But in the age of Amazon, ebooks and self-publishing, they could be facing demise. Continue reading at ABC News

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Faith, Fashion, and Body Image Books Make Room for God

From a female rabbi to a Catholic fashionista, authors offer women advice on what to wear, how to wear it, and how to bring God into the appearance equation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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18 books that capture the spirit and essence of living in D.C.

These works, recommended by local authors and bookstore owners, remind us just how special Washington is. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-04 15:43:50 UTC ]
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The UK/Ireland World Book Day Emphasizes Family Reading

While Nielsen says reading declined 'slightly' in the pandemic year, the UK's World Book Day emphasis is on family reading with youngsters. The post The UK/Ireland World Book Day Emphasizes Family Reading appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-04 13:37:38 UTC ]
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Queer Historical Figures Who Need Books Written About Their Lives

These queer historical figures each lived fascinating lives and deserve to be highlighted in nonfiction. Join me in exploring their legacies. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-25 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Books for Restoring Faith in the Future

New religion books address social issues and explore how to heal political divides. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Comedian Frank Skinner to publish book with Hodder Faith

Hodder Faith will publish A Comedian’s Prayer Book by Frank Skinner in April 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-18 08:08:09 UTC ]
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This gorgeous new children’s book celebrates Black Lives Matter

“As a graphic designer, we can play a role in standing up for something.” During the protests for racial justice this past summer and over the past few years, Black Lives Matter became a movement and rallying cry, a message of optimism and hope, and a simple statement of affirmation: the lives... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-01-19 08:00:06 UTC ]
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Long live the book tour

The bestselling crime writer reflects on how Covid-19 may alter the landscape of promotional book tours­—and shares a tale or two of tours past... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 14:25:21 UTC ]
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How family separation inspired a children's book about a fearless girl

"Rebeldita la Alegre en el País de los Ogros," by Oriel María Siu, was inspired by the glaring gap between her family's experiences and the children's books she saw on library shelves. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-13 15:00:43 UTC ]
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5 Books About Complicated Families by BIPOC Authors

Here are five books written by BIPOC authors that each detail the intricacies of different complicated families. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-01 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Your next book recommendation will come from a bot living under the Bixby Creek Bridge.

The robots are coming for our jobs, but I think I was hoping they would avoid niche literary media a bit longer. Alas, our day has arrived: Booxby, an AI-driven platform that collects data from manuscripts for marketing purposes, has now launched a free book recommendation tool. Be good and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-12 16:50:30 UTC ]
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The Longest Book Series to Get You Through Winter 2020, AKA The Longest Time of All Our Lives

Get through the winter with some of the longest series on shelves, including The Guin Saga by Kaoru Kurimoto. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-23 10:34:00 UTC ]
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