Lose the Clutter, Find the Spirit: Books on Finding Calm Through Getting Organized

Four new books from spirituality and religion publishers address the practical and spiritual benefits of tossing, reordering, and simplifying. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:00:29 UTC ]
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Salman Rushdie, Diana Gabaldon and other authors reflect on the books they find most transporting

This summer, instead of squeezing one more book into our suitcases, we’ll need what we read to transport us to faraway places. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-27 06:00:00 UTC ]
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Eat Your Books Review: Search a Recipe Database to Find Out What's for Dinner

Searching this cookbook mega-index is the best way to find out what's for dinner. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-04-18 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Finds Writers Are Losing Significant Income

A survey by the Authors Guild of its members found a majority of authors had already lost significant income due to the ongoing pandemic, led by lost fees from appearances and writing opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Guppy Books holds competition to find new YA voices

Oxford-based independent publisher Guppy Books is launching a competition to search for new voices in young adult fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 12:22:58 UTC ]
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To get us through, finding the wisdom of books written in isolation

Take solace in works such as ‘Robinson Crusoe,’ ‘The Autobiography of Malcolm X’ ‘Walden’ and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Scott Turow Finds the Thrilling Life, in Court and in Books

In the author's latest legal thriller, an aging lawyer angles for one more win before retirement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Help Seekers Find Spiritual Practices in Strange Places

Fewer and fewer people identify as religious in the traditional sense, but unconventional spiritual practices are on the rise, as evidenced by several new books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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“Books Find Their Way to Readers”: The Barcelona Literacy Agency Casanovas & Lynch

I SIT WITH María Lynch and Sandra Pareja in the sixth-story office of Casanovas & Lynch, a literary agency in the Gràcia neighborhood of Barcelona. Lynch is a partner at the agency, Pareja does foreign rights, and both of them are also literary agents. We talk about the many roles an agent... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-06 13:30:42 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Find Added Value in Book Awards

Award-winning Christian titles can often break into the broader market, and publishers are taking notice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How To Find Upcoming Book Releases by Date

Five sites and resources that organize upcoming book releases by date, and will make keeping track of upcoming releases a lot easier on you. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-19 11:37:54 UTC ]
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Marie Kondo has a new book to help your kids find the joy of tidying up. Hers have.

The organizing guru talks about her latest book, “Kiki & Jax,” a picture book with a familiar message. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-04 14:15:00 UTC ]
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Miami Book Fair 2017: A Conversation with the Fair’s Organizers

The Miami Book Fair’s director of operations, Delia Lopez, and director of programs, Lissette Mendez, have been working together for 15 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘What’s taking so long?’: children’s books still neglect BAME readers, finds study

Although picture has improved since 2017, research shows that last year only 4% of books for the youngest readers featured a minority ethnic heroIn most children’s books, according to one London primary school pupil, “people are peach”. Another feels there are “no black people” in the stories... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-19 11:15:59 UTC ]
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Slight increase in BAME representation in children's books, CLPE report finds

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has revealed that there has been a slight increase in children's books featuring a BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) character – from 4% in 2017 to 7% last year – with a rise in BAME central protagonists, from 1% to 4% in its second... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 14:42:56 UTC ]
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10 Horror Book Series to Get You in the Halloween Spirit

Get your scaries on with these 10 horror book series recommendations for readers of all ages. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-13 10:36:00 UTC ]
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A robot read 3.5 million books to find we describe women by appearance, and men by virtue.

Researchers have used machine-learning (a reading robot!) to read 3.5 million books published between 1900 and 2008, and tally all the adjectives used to describe men and women. Not surprisingly, women in books are beautiful and men are true-hearted! Yup, when positively described, women (or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-28 13:30:07 UTC ]
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Season of the Witch: Mind-Body-Spirit Books

The mixed bag of books labeled mind-body-spirit is filled with an array of categories and subjects—including self-help titles on topics such as alternative health, positive psychology, mindfulness and meditation, and yoga, as well as occult and esoteric topics such as crystals, astrology,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Pete Holmes On Losing (and Finding) His Religion

Comedian Pete Holmes brings his serious/funny funny/serious take to the publishing world with 'Comedy Sex God' (Harper Wave, May), a book that is part autobiography, part philosophical inquiry, and part spiritual quest. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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