Help! My Son Is Trans. Is It Wrong to Read the Harry Potter Series to His Younger Brother?

We used to love these books, but he told me he doesn't want me to support J.K. Rowling now in any way. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-12-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin revives Price's Adventure series

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 11:21 Puffin is reviving Willard Price's Adventure series, which will be penned by Henry Tumour author Anthony McGowan, after signing a deal with his estate. Publisher Amanda Punter and executive editor Shannon Park bought world... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Summer Reading scheme "critical" for children's literacy

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 15:00 The Reading Agency director Miranda McKearney has called for the annual Summer Reading Challenge, which launches its 2011 run today (18th July), to be on every head teacher's school improvement plan. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fragmentation threat to Summer Reading scheme

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 15:35 The Reading Agency has warned library service cutbacks could challenge its Summer Reading Campaign, as it revealed 97% of library authorities will participate in this year's scheme. It will be launched on Monday at the House... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Just The News That's Fit to Read: Summify Launches an iPhone App

Sometimes keeping up with the Internet can seem like an endless assignment. The tweets and Facebook posts scroll infinitely, the email piles up, and news sites and blogs publish around the clock. That's why Summify seems so different. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tony Blair picks Trotsky biography among his Desert Island Reads

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 24/06/2011 - 11:46 Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has demonstrated an affinity with political outsiders, fantasy worlds and religious prophets as he revealed his choice of favourite books for a new magazine. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling Conjures Up Potter E-Books

After years of refusing to release her boy-wizard books in electronic format, Harry Potter mastermind J.K. Rowling is finally taking the digital plunge, launching an online store that will sell Harry Potter ebooks directly to consumers and a social-networking site designed to keep the Potter... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle-only children's series launched

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 09:00 Intellectual property agency 1454 has developed a new interactive children's adventure series that will be published exclusively on the Kindle worldwide. It is thought to be the first time a children's series has been produced... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New children's series launched just for Kindle

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 08:50 Intellectual property agency 1454 has developed a new interactive children's adventure series that will be published exclusively on the Kindle worldwide. It is thought to be the first time a children's series has been produced... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charlaine Harris sells 1m Kindle ebooks

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 09:19 Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse series of novels, has become the latest writer to sell more than one million Kindle ebooks through Amazon. The author, who is published by Gollancz in the UK, joins Stieg... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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You're Next voted best R&J Spring Read

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 04/05/2011 - 15:53 WH Smith customers have voted You’re Next by Gregg Hurwitz as the best read from Richard and Judy’s Spring Book Club titles. The thriller, published by Sphere, came top of an online poll asking readers to judge which of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Advertising: Tales of Reading in Reintroducing a Color Device

Barnes & Noble’s advertising campaign for the Nook Color, an e-reading tablet, features no company stores in the ads, a nod to changes in the publishing industry. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiction Express seeks interaction from readers for digital series

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 08:56 An e-fiction venture aimed at tweens and teenagers is being launched by packager Discovery Books in May. Called Fiction Express, it will invite teenagers to buy books in instalments and to vote to decide the direction of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atom acquires new mystery series

Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 08:20 Little, Brown imprint Atom has acquired a mystery series by debut author Christi Daugherty described as "The Secret History for the YA audience". Editorial director Samantha Smith bought UK and Commonwealth rights in the "major" two-book deal from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Algonquin Launches Author Interview Series

Algonquin Books held the first in its new Algonquin Book Club Author Interviews March 21 at Miami's independent bookseller Books & Books, where local author Edwidge Danticat and local favorite Julia Alvarez sat down to talk about Alvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies. The sold-out event... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No Exit Press acquires Brother's Lot

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:49 No Exit Press has acquired a "hilarious and satirical novel" by debut author Kevin Holohan, called The Brothers' Lot. Publishing director Ion Mills bought UK and Commonwealth English-language rights, including digital,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin acquires dystopian romance series

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 08:39 Puffin has acquired world rights, including film and TV, in a dystopian romance series Fever by debut author Dee Shulman. The publisher will be showcasing the trilogy at Bologna Children's Book Fair next week and has already... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Galaxy campaign for Quick Reads unveiled

Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 08:57 The Galaxy-sponsored advertising campaign for Quick Reads has been unveiled, with advertising, posters and bookmarks lined up for the literacy campaign. The 10 Quick Reads, all published on World Book Day, 3rd March, include titles by Linwood Barclay,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Booksellers Week to promote reading groups

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:12 National Reading Group Day is among the new features designed to boost the importance of indie retailers during this year’s Independent Booksellers Week. The Booksellers Association has just announced that the annual IBW will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anova takes home Harry Hill knitting book

Written By: Laura Richards Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 11:39 A sketch from "Harry Hill's TV Burp" is to be the subject of a knitting book acquired by Anova. Katie Cowan, publisher for Anova's Collins & Brown imprint, bought world English-language rights for The K Factor from Avalon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion signs crime series from Bingham

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 08:38 Orion has signed up a series of crime novels from author Harry Bingham, who? has previously written fiction and non-fiction for HarperCollins. Deputy publishing director Bill Massey made the deal for UK and Commonwealth rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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