Huntington Valley Little League brings out bats in rout of El Segundo

Earlier this postseason, Gage Everson of the Huntington Valley Little League 12-and-under All-Stars made up a phrase to describe his team’s power-hitting prowess. “We can just drop tanks and bang,” Everson said. Well, Huntington Valley unleashed its full arsenal Thursday night to stay alive in... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Comics brings a veritable justice league of titles to Kindle, iBooks and Nook Stores

Not that there's been any lack of ways to get Batman or Supes on your chosen tablet, between Comixology and the devoted DC app, but if you happened to need on more, the publisher announced today that it will be bringing its entire line to three prominent e-bookstores. Justice League, Batman,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shan brings his new series forward to "bring cheer" to fans

Young Adult horror author Darren Shan has "sneak-released" digital versions of his new Archibald Lox series months early, in order to "offer fans escapism" in the face of the coronvirus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 09:19:47 UTC ]
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‘Whistleblower’ and ‘Uncanny Valley’ offer a chilling look at life in Silicon Valley

Two new memoirs reveal harassment, discrimination and intimidation, among other abuses, at large tech companies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation

Not in every case does an Editors' Buzz panel spot at BookExpo America ensure good sales in the autumn. But there's a curatorial factor at work that may pay off in the longer term. The post At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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El Chapo, El Editor: Rolling Stone’s Necessary Risk

And other musings on the start of the new year in magazine media. The post El Chapo, El Editor: Rolling Stone’s Necessary Risk appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Amazon's Black Friday sale brings Kindle e-readers back to all-time lows

Amazon's Black Friday deals have started going live, and its Echo Show displays, Fire tablets and Fire TV devices are already being sold at a discount. Also on sale? Its Kindle e-readers, some of which are now listed for the lowest prices we've seen for them on the website. The Kindle Paperwhite... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-11-18 13:13:24 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Union Workers Bring Strike to the National Book Awards

As guests lined up to walk the red carpet at the 73rd National Book Awards Celebration, many were greeted by HC union employees offering information about worker rights and fair wages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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House Members Go to Bat for Library Construction Funds in FY2023 Budget

The House has yet to sign on to the Senate's $20 million proposal to fund library construction and renovation, which, if passed, would be the first federal funding for updating library facilities in some 26 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Assassin's Creed Mirage will bring the series back to its roots in 2023

Assassin’s Creed Mirage, the next entry in Ubisoft’s long-running action-adventure series, will arrive in 2023. The publisher announced the release date today during its Ubisoft Forward event. Set two decades before the events of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, the game will reunite fans with a Basim... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-09-10 20:07:51 UTC ]
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Suspense in Silicon Valley

In Bit Flip, readers find a Silicon Valley corporate thriller that sparks a change of heart. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The graphic memoir of an Apple Valley 'Afro-Punk' mirrors cross-racial journeys like mine

James Spooner's 'The High Desert' chronicles a journey into punk as a Black teeen's escape from exurbia. It's a more common story than you'd think Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Pope Francis Brings ‘Joy and Hope’ to Worthy

Worthy Books is publishing Pope Francis’s response to the pandemic in ‘A Gift of Joy and Hope’ on September 27. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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DOJ v. PRH: Markus Dohle's Silicon Valley of Media

In roughly five hours of testimony on Thursday, Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle jousted with government lawyers over PRH's market share, his commitment to allow PRH and S&S editors to bid on the same books if the merger is completed, and other issues tied to what the impact of a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quidditch is now quadball, distancing game from J.K. Rowling, league says

Quidditch, a sport invented by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, is rebranding as “quadball” amid controversy over the author’s comments. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Macmillan Slowly Bringing Systems Back

In an update on the status of a "security incident" that forced Macmillan to take many of its computer systems offline, the company said it has made progress in restoring access, but said that while it is accepting orders electronically, it is “unable to process them at the time.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House Brings Licensed Titles Under One Roof

Random House has created a new imprint dedicated to licensed book publishing. Starting in 2023, Random House Worlds will house Random House’s adult licensed titles under the direction of Keith Clayton, v-p, deputy publisher of Del Rey, who will also serve as publishing director of Random House... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bringing the World to Your Door: Spotlight on Arabic Literature and Culture

In this panel—scheduled for May 24, 1–2 p.m. ET; moderated by Ed Nawotka, PW’s bookselling and international editor; and presented by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award—Tahera Qutbuddin, a professor of Arabic literature at the University of Chicago; Michael Cooperson, an American author, translator,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon is bringing mobile games to its Amazon Kids+ service

Amazon is bringing two mobile games to its subscription-based entertainment platform for children. Known as Amazon Kids+, the $2.99 per month service has served as sort of a one-stop shop for kid-friendly books, TV shows, movies, games and more. The first game, Super Spy Ryan is a multiplayer... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-04-14 13:00:13 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle sale brings the Paperwhite back to an all-time low

Amazon's latest Kindle Paperwhite is one of the nicest (and newest) e-readers out there, and you can now pick one up at an all-time low. It's on sale for just $105, for a savings of $35 (25 percent) off the regular $140 price. You'll also find deals on the regular Kindle with a built-in front... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-03-22 10:35:35 UTC ]
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