Love Your Bookstore: Books Are Magic

Just a few days from the 2019 Love Your Bookstore Challenge, Brooklyn's Books Are Magic crew weigh in with staff picks and must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Books Are Magic appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-11-06 11:00:45 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstores Find New Love for Romance Books

Politics and Prose and Harvard Book Store both have newly minted sections for romance books, signs of growing interest in a genre that indie booksellers have traditionally paid little attention to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore

For this year's Love Your Bookstore Challenge, the staff at Brooklyn's Greenlight Bookstore share their colorful and varied must-read titles. The post Love Your Bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-13 11:00:58 UTC ]
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A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’

Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children's book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend. The post A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-19 05:30:11 UTC ]
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Comic book creators unite for 'Love Is Love' to honor victims of Orlando attack

The comic book community is coming together for "Love Is Love," a comic to honor those killed in June's Orlando attack. Organized by writer Marc Andreyko, "Love Is Love" will feature more than 100 one- to two-page stories from some of the biggest names in comics. Contributing... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What to read in 2020 based on the books you loved in 2019

Sally Rooney and Elizabeth Gilbert may not have new books coming out just yet, but we have some worthy alternatives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-23 13:00:00 UTC ]
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New book from Jessica Love set for October

Jessica Love will follow up the award-winning Julian is a Mermaid with a new book, set to be published by Walker Books in October 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 12:48:06 UTC ]
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What Was the First Book You Fell in Love With?

We asked this year’s Center for Fiction First Novel Prize finalists about their earliest love affairs with reading. Meet them all at the Finalist Reading and Fête on December 9 at The Center for Fiction. * Chia-Chia Lin, author of The Unpassing on The Elves and the Shoemaker, Fran Hunia and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-02 09:49:11 UTC ]
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Here’s why you should preorder all your books from independent bookstores.

Who doesn’t love an independent bookshop? Think of the Shop Around the Corner in You’ve Got Mail! Think of the Travel Book Co. in Notting Hill! Embryo Concepts in Funny Face! Black Books from the British sitcom of the same name! Think of the real brick-and-mortar bookshop in your own community.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-08 19:34:19 UTC ]
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Matchbox Cars, coloring book, Magic make Toy Hall of Fame

Matchbox Cars, the coloring book and the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering have been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2019-11-07 16:36:40 UTC ]
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Richard Curtis signs deal to adapt children's book series into 'Love Actually for kids'

Film director Richard Curtis has signed a deal with Locksmith Animation to create an animated feature based on his festive children's books, in a project described as "Love Actually for kids".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 05:51:00 UTC ]
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There’s now an e-reader just for kids, and it misses what children love about books

Kids don’t feel burdened by carrying physical books; they feel girded with the tools of their own entertainment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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A tornado has leveled Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore.

On Sunday night, Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore and only full-service indie bookshop, endured a direct hit from a tornado that barreled through Dallas’ commercial districts, tearing a wide swath through local shops and national chains alike. The bookstore, along with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 19:23:12 UTC ]
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These magical books help kids learn other languages

Many parents want their kids to be bilingual but don’t have the tools to teach them. Enter Habbi Habbi, a platform that makes learning new languages fun. My 3-year-old has been playing in her room by herself for an hour. I’m beginning to worry she is up to no good: Is she “decorating” her walls... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-03 10:00:03 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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Influential Religion Book Buyer Jane Love Dies

Jane Love, who worked as a religion buyer for Barnes & Noble from 2007-2018, passed away at age 63 on September 2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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With her new book, Raina Telgemeier makes a gutsy move. Kids and parents will love it.

The beloved graphic novelist writes bravely about her childhood anxieties in “Guts.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-13 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Emily Cook on the Art of Getting Books into Bookstores

There are more than 200,000 books being published each year. For host Mitchell Kaplan, “One of the questions that I’m asked more than anything else as a bookseller is: how do you find out about all the books that you carry in your stores?” This week on The Literary Life, his guest is publishing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-02 08:46:03 UTC ]
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