Jason Reynolds bought up all his own books from local DC bookstores and gave them to readers.

Jason Reynolds: two-time National Book Award finalist, TIME 100 Next honoree, and, apparently, real-life angel. Yesterday, for Giving Tuesday, the Look Both Ways and Ghost author let us know via Twitter that he’d bought the entire inventory of his books from local bookstores across DC, so readers could pick them up for free. Said Reynolds […] The post Jason Reynolds bought up all his own books from local DC bookstores and gave them to readers. first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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12 new books to get from your local bookstore today.

In the mood for a little holiday shopping? You know what they say: November is the new December! Who says that? Independent bookstores that need your support now! So here are a dozen new books hitting shelves today. Go forth! * Ernest Cline, Ready Player Two (Ballantine) “This sequel, nine years... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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16 new books to buy from your local indie bookstore this week.

With Halloween fast-approaching, I feel the need (along with every other person on the book internet) to remind you that one of the scariest things imaginable might happen: your local indie bookstore might close. Their fate is in your hands. Go on and pick up one (or two or three) of these new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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In Jason Reynolds’s Powerful New Book, Stories Stitch Together a Neighborhood

The kids in “Look Both Ways,” a National Book Award finalist, share hustles, jokes, video games, board tricks, secret messages and private dreams. Continue reading at The New York Times

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After Stephen King Tweeted at a Maine Paper for Cutting Book Reviews, It Gave Readers a ‘Scary Good’ Offer

The Portland Press Herald in Maine said it would bring back its local book reviews if the author and his followers brought in 100 new subscriptions. They brought in twice that. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Knights Of buys four-book series by Jason Reynolds

Inclusive publisher Knights Of has acquired the UK, Irish and Commonwealth rights to a four-book, 9+ series by Jason Reynolds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2017: No More Book Deserts: Jason Reynolds

With three novels coming out this fall, you might never guess that Jason Reynolds didn’t like to read books in elementary school, or even high school. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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With This Machine, You Can Print Your Own Books at the Local Bookstore

The Espresso Book Machine means that booksellers can publish and sell an enormous number of titles. But can they make the finances work? Continue reading at The Atlantic

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E-book readers are buying plenty – but not in bookstores

The new study by Book Industry Study Group says ebook consumers are buying more books – both print and electronic – but they’re buying mostly online and via in-app purchasing. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Miss going to the bookstore? Here are some books about books to help get you through.

‘”Confessions of a Bookseller’” and other wonderful titles remind us of the joys of shelf-browsing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Book Hive teams with local book club to fight Trump 'threat'

The Book Hive in Norwich has teamed up with a local book club to help spread opposition to Donald Trump through literature.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Don’t ask what’s wrong with the reader, what's wrong with the books?': writing for readers with dyslexia

From tinting their pages yellow to redesigning fonts, publisher Barrington Stoke is leading the way in dyslexia-friendly books. They and their authors – including Meg Rosoff and Anthony McGowan – explain the practicalitiesMainstream understanding of dyslexia has come a long way from the days... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Taipei Book Fair 2016: Adult Coloring Books a Local Craze

This year's Taipei fair highlighted shifting interest for local readers who are now more interested in history, democracy, capitalism...and adult coloring books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Bookstore of the Year: Books & Books

In the late 1970s, Mitchell Kaplan dropped out of law school in Washington, D.C., with the dream of opening an independent bookstore in South Florida, where he grew up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores

Ingram Content Group seeds Binc's 'Survive to Thrive' bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org. The post US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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36 of the Best Book Lover Quotes for Readers

When people ask why I love books, I can't always find the right words. Thankfully, others have done it for me with these book lover quotes. Continue reading at Book Riot

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British Book Awards: Bookstore, Small Press Shortlists

All told, more than 90 small presses and independent bookshops are in the running now for the British Book Awards' annual honors. The post British Book Awards: Bookstore, Small Press Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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15 new books to get from your local indie this week.

Is there anything better than (safe, socially distanced, double masked, sanitized) browsing at your local indie? I was having the crumbiest day the other day, and I passed by my local bookstore (the Greenlight on Flatbush, if you know it) as I was running errands. Well, I couldn’t not go in.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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