Now Streaming: 'My Life with the Walter Boys'

A decade after its initial release by Sourcebooks Fire, 'My Life with the Walter Boys,' a YA novel written by Ali Novak, has been adapted for the screen by Netflix and is an unexpected hit. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Now Streaming: 'My Life with the Walter Boys'

A decade after its initial release by Sourcebooks Fire, 'My Life with the Walter Boys,' a YA novel written by Ali Novak, has been adapted for the screen by Netflix and is an unexpected hit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2023 Walter Dean Myers Awards: Life Changing Literature and Book Bans

The eighth annual ​Walter​ ​Awards ​Ceremony​ and Symposium took place as a hybrid event at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C., and online on March 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Joel Agee’s wondrous ‘The Stone World’ a boy tries to make sense of life

The range and caliber of Joel Agee's work proves he's much more than the son of the late, Pulitzer-winning James Agee. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Walter Mosley changes gears with ‘The Awkward Black Man,’ a meditation on health, aging and life

The story collection is a departure for the beloved writer best known for his Easy Rawlins mysteries. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Young adult books: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' author James Thurber picks the best YA titles

Beyond John Green and Veronica Roth: James Thurber compiled his own list of books that he thought young adults might enjoy, and his picks still hold up today. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Layoffs Hit BSA’s Boy’s Life, Scouting

The Boy Scouts of America are cutting more than 30 positions from the staff of its two flagship magazines—Boy's Life and  Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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What book stores and the literary life contribute to ... life

A stack of new books illuminates the wonder of printed books — writing them, buying them, reading them. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Oseman's boy-meets-boy love story greenlit for Netflix series

Netflix has greenlit a YA drama series produced by See-Saw Films based on Alice Oseman’s Young Adult graphic novel series Heartstopper, published by Hodder Children’s Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 20:54:50 UTC ]
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Atkinson’s Life After Life on track for BBC One adaptation

BBC One has commissioned a four-part adaptation of Kate Atkinson’s Costa Award-winning Life After Life from House Productions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Boys Will Be Boys, Girls Have to Cover Up

In Fariha Róisín’s debut novel Like a Bird, protagonist Taylia Chatterjee lives a privileged life on Manhattan’s Upper West Side with her sister Alyssa. Alyssa often receives preferential treatment from their liberal, overbearing parents—a white Jewish mom, a Hindu Bengali dad. Taylia is... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-12-01 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

From Metropolitan Home to Newsweek, we've seen a number of shuttered magazine titles revived (at least in some form) over the past couple of years. Now Best Life, the luxury men's service magazine, is getting a second life online—and with its original launch editor at the helm, no less. Best... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Life After Life for Atkinson backlist

Transworld is repackaging Kate Atkinson’s backlist to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Behind the Scenes at the Museum, as well as the release of her latest novel, A God in Ruins (May, £20). All of Atkinson’s backlist, including the Jackson Brodie series, will be repackaged... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Should boys read boys?

Is it really true that boys want to read books about boys, written by men? Or is this narcissism and sexism of the saddest, most damaging kind? Night School author CJ Daugherty makes the case that books should be gender free. What do you think? Join the discussion on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks, on... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Week after week for Life After Life

Despite missing out on the overall prize in the Costa Book Awards, Kate Atkinson's Life After... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stream Some YA During Steamy Season: YA Book Talk and News, July 18, 2024

Too hot outside? Stay cool with these YA adaptations you can stream right now on Prime, Hulu, Disney Plus, and Netflix. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Streaming accounted for more than 40 percent of TV viewing in June

Streaming has hit a new high on the American viewing charts. According to the latest Nielsen data, streaming services were responsible for 40.3 percent of daily TV viewing in June 2024. It's a banner result for streaming video, which first overtook cable in Nielsen ratings back in 2022. The June... Continue reading at Engadget

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'A Threat to Politics is a Threat to Life': PW talks with Steven Millies

With the November elections drawing near, PW talks with the director of The Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union, who describes himself as a political scientist, a theologian, and a public intellectual about his latest book 'A Consistent Ethic of Life: Navigating Catholic Engagement... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Panel Mania: 'Stan Mack’s Real Life Funnies' by Stan Mack

'Stan Mack’s Real Life Funnies: The Collected Conceits, Delusions, and Hijinks of New Yorkers from 1974 to 1995' collects Mack’s irresistible weekly comic strip into a single volume. A five-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country stars Eric Church and Morgan Wallen have big plans for ‘Field & Stream’—and they go well beyond a magazine

The century-old magazine’s new owners are turning it into a lifestyle brand that appeals to hunters, fishers, Republicans, and Democrats. Many legacy periodicals that have survived the internet are husks of their former selves. New owners come in, slash costs, and squeeze what revenue they can... Continue reading at Fast Company

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