Our Personalized Quarantine Book Recommendations, Round 7

At the beginning of our now apparently unending isolation, we put out a call asking that those of you who need something good to read in this trying, frightening time, might send us a few of your favorite books (and other things) so we could recommend a good book for you to read. And turns out quite […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-08 08:51:39 UTC ]
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Best Book Recommendations for Each Enneagram Type

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Book Deals: Week of September 7, 2020

Oprah’s Flatiron imprint nabs a nonfiction title by a Nobel laureate, Holt buys a debut novel by a PRH UK editor, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Free Books Campaign partners with Round Table

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Pick your favorite Babysitters Club character for each situation in this quiz and get a YA book recommendation to read after! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Still stuck at home? Read these 7 books in which . . . very little happens.

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Great Personalized Book Club Gifts

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British Book Awards: Online and Upbeat, a Busy Round of the Nibbies

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The Best Escapist Books To Read During Quarantine, According To Goodreads

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How I’m Using Byzans to Connect With Other Book Lovers This Quarantine

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Forget all those reading lists. During a quarantine, any book will do.

Reading is a natural act of social distancing, though that hasn’t always been so. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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“Big Idea,” “The Magical Yet,” “I Am Leonardo da Vinci” and other new books that delight and teach. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Ingram Debuts Book Recommendation Technology

Ingram Content Group is launching Bookfinity, an online site designed to generate personalized book recommendations and drive book sales using technology. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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