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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The next Quick Reads titles will be announced this autumn and published in February 2020, accompanied by a “high profile media campaign”, a year on since author Jojo Moyes saved it from closure.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Last minute Father's Day gifts for 7 different kinds of book-loving dads

Books are a go-to gift for Father's Day, but if you rely on chain bookstore displays, you'll probably find a lot of the same things: cookbooks with recipes for grilling obscenely large hunks of meat, ghostwritten memoirs by pro athletes, and techno-thrillers featuring very long descriptions of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-11 17:32:01 UTC ]
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Last minute Father’s Day gifts for 7 different kinds of book-loving dads

Books are a go-to gift for Father's Day, but if you rely on chain bookstore displays, you'll probably find a lot of the same things: cookbooks with recipes for grilling obscenely large hunks of meat, ghostwritten memoirs by pro athletes, and techno-thrillers featuring very long descriptions... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-11 17:30:00 UTC ]
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7 buzzworthy June books to look out for

In the words of rockers the Breeders, "Summer is ready when you are." And for book lovers, that means the chance to read either outside by the swimming pool (but please use sunscreen) or inside your house, huddled six inches from an air conditioner on full blast. However you like to read,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-10 17:45:00 UTC ]
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‘My Favorite Murder’ podcasters get even more personal in their new book

The room was filled with rare books, black balloons and Murderinos. The die-hard fans of “My Favorite Murder,” a true-crime comedy podcast, recently gathered at the Strand bookstore’s Rare Books Room to celebrate the publication of “Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered,” a combination memoir... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-07 21:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of June 7, 2019

Viking buys a memoir from a sexual assault victim, Putnam wins the follow-up from 'Adulting' author Kelly Williams Brown, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Book People and Save the Children to publish 7-year-old Tom Burlison

Tom Burlison from Epsom, who is seven years old, has won this year’s Bedtime Story Competition, ran by Save the Children and The Book People. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-28 01:00:26 UTC ]
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5 Refreshing Lessons From Elizabeth Warren's Personal Finance Book

She wrote 'All Your Worth' in 2005. Here's how her advice holds up nearly 15 years later. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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The Zayed Book Award’s Cultural Personalities 2019: Bridging Classical and Modern Arabic

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, April 7, 2019

The bestselling Apple Books in fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, health, mind & body, and more for the week ended April 7, 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors protest as children's books account for 7% of Christmas newspaper coverage

Authors and critics have called for newspapers to increase the space they allow for children’s book reviews after only 7% of the titles chosen for newspapers’ books of the year round-ups were for kids. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Spanish Books to Read Before You Die

The author of ‘1,000 Books to Read Before You Die’ picks Spanish-language titles by authors ranging from Don Quixote to Valeria Luiselli Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, October 7, 2018

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New Fern Britton and Tesco book club to recommend HC titles exclusively

Presenter and author Fern Britton is teaming up with HarperCollins on a book club in partnership with Tesco. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Blind and bullied, now a bestselling author: Steff Green's next book is personal

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Book to Film Deals, Week of May 7, 2018

This week's hot book to film deals include a novel recently optioned for Ron Howard to direct, and a TV series to be adapted from works by Paulo Coelho. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of May 7, 2018

HMH nabs a Brit’s debut rom-com, S&S buys a nonfiction book from the creator of a forthcoming BET dramedy, Andrews McMeel invests in another Instagram poet, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, May 7, 2018

This week: new books from Michael Ondaatje, Zora Neale Hurston, and Rachel Kushner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Ceremony Honors 2018 Winners and Cultural Personality of the Year

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