National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 22:34:50 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens' hidden book brainteaser returns

National Book Tokens’ annual brainteaser the Hidden Books Game has returned for its eighth year, giving participants the chance to win a year's supply of books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-12 20:46:36 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens launches monthly gift card

National Book Tokens is launching a new gift card scheme, which offers customers a regular monthly books budget to be spent through high street bookshops.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-02 09:08:23 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens and Puffin launch children's writing contest

National Book Tokens and Puffin have joined forces to launch a new writing competition for children across the UK and Ireland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:20:46 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens launches eBook Gift Card

National Book Tokens is this week launching a pilot of a series of ebook gift cards, which it says will be an “innovative step forward that will help evolve ebook gifting”. The cards will be for six genres - literary fiction, mass fiction, crime and thriller, sci-fi and fantasy, romance and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens to launch e-gifting card with Gardners

National Book Tokens is to launch an e-gifting card for digital books with the content to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First National Antiracist Book Festival Launched by National Book Award Winner

Ibram Kendi, who received the 2016 National Book Award for his book 'Stamped From the Beginning,' has launched the first National Antiracist Book Festival, to be held April 27 at American University in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens boosts Book Aid International

National Book Tokens is to partner with Book Aid International to help support the charity's work to provide books and develop library services in sub-Saharan Africa. A specially designed National Book Tokens gift card will go on sale this week with 1% of the value of each card sold to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens partners with Jhalak Prize

National Book Tokens has launched a partnership with the Jhalak Prize, aiming to help promote the 2021 nominated titles among booksellers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 00:58:20 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens accepted on Bookshop.org

National Book Tokens is launching on Bookshop.org, and its tokens will be accepted as payment or part-payment for books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 12:14:57 UTC ]
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CILIP launches the National Shelf Service to recommend books to children

CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily Youtube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 12:56:42 UTC ]
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Librarians Launch National Campaign to Oppose Macmillan’s Library E-book Embargo

“ALA’s goal is to send a clear message to Macmillan CEO John Sargent,” said ALA executive director Mary Ghikas, announcing the launch of a national e-book advocacy campaign. "Libraries have millions of allies out there, and we’re inviting them to take action.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book review: Skin in the Game - Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

REVIEW: Nassim Nicholas Taleb is the Richard Wagner of uncertainty. While the Ring Cycle of the German composer/librettist portrayed the struggle of the gods in a series of operas, the Incerto series of books by the Lebanese-American author is devoted to humans - specifically how we deal with... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Game Developer Ubisoft Launches Book Line

The creator of the wildly popular Assassin's Creed franchise is launching an in-house publishing line that will debut in November with two titles based on the action-adventure game. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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National Book Tokens get personalised

National Book Tokens (NBT) has launched personalised gift cards in a bid to increase the popularity of giving book tokens as presents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Trust launches children’s book festival

The National Trust is launching its first children’s book festival at Wray Castle in the Lake District in March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forefront Books, FDFI Launch Frederick Douglass Books

Forefront Books has partnered with the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI) to launch a new joint publishing imprint in an effort "to establish a pathway for Black and Brown authors to write and publish a professional book with distribution into traditional retailers." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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No Actions Offered to Librarians to Help With Book Bans From National Org: Book Censorship News, April 8, 2022

This week's book censorship news includes a look at what the American Library Association is -- and is not -- doing right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-08 10:41:00 UTC ]
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ReadingZone launches World Book Day picture book competition

Children’s books website ReadingZone has launched a competition for children and young people to create a picture book for World Book Day, judged by author and illustrator Sarah McIntyre.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-22 20:56:16 UTC ]
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Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair

The new release is 'World Book Capital' and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza. The post Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-26 19:57:39 UTC ]
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