Reader does this question need a comma? A new book offers grammar help.

Roving grammarian Ellen Jovin helps settle questions about commas, split infinitives and more in “Rebel With a Clause” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-26 12:00:53 UTC ]
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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

Ingrid Persaud’s Trinidad-set debut is a memorable, moving account of wounded people who come together to create an alternative family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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After Stephen King Tweeted at a Maine Paper for Cutting Book Reviews, It Gave Readers a ‘Scary Good’ Offer

The Portland Press Herald in Maine said it would bring back its local book reviews if the author and his followers brought in 100 new subscriptions. They brought in twice that. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony offers first Harry Potter book free with new reader

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 08:51 Readers will be able to download the ebook of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone for free with the limited edition model of the new Sony Reader. Further details have emerged about the Reader, which is set to go on sale in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Need a summer book recommendation? The Post’s book team fields your questions.

The staff of Book World will answer your questions and provide their recommendations on Friday, July 2, at 3 p.m. Eastern time. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-02 07:00:47 UTC ]
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Crazy about books? These 5 L.A. book events offer inspiring stories from Los Angeles and beyond

As we descend into the hazy thick of summer, this week’s book events remind us that one day in a life has the power to change everything. Indeed, it’s all that ever changes anything. In the memoir corner, we have a traumatic encounter at the train station, a knock on the door of a rundown... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-12 14:20:00 UTC ]
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'Don’t ask what’s wrong with the reader, what's wrong with the books?': writing for readers with dyslexia

From tinting their pages yellow to redesigning fonts, publisher Barrington Stoke is leading the way in dyslexia-friendly books. They and their authors – including Meg Rosoff and Anthony McGowan – explain the practicalitiesMainstream understanding of dyslexia has come a long way from the days... Continue reading at The Guardian

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What Makes a Good Book Club Question?

What makes for a good book club question? Here are some tips to consider before your next book club meeting. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Teens who mostly read paper books are better readers, a recent study says.

Sorry to Kindle loyalists: people who read paper books tend to be more advanced readers, according to a recent study of the reading habits of thousands of teens around the world. The study, conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, looked at the way teenagers in 30... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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A book on leadership that offers real leaders, not abstract theories

There's no universal model of leadership, David Gergen argues, presenting an array of examples to inspire readers. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bloom Books Is Helping Young Readers Grow

The new imprint from Ulysses Press aims to foster a love of reading in juvenile and young adult readers Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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15 Middle School Book Series to Delight Young Readers

No matter what the middle school reader in your life needs, there is definitely a book series to fill that void, including Front Desk by Kelly Yang and The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire #1) by Tui T. Sutherland. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The New York Public Library makes four banned books free nationwide on its e-reader app

The New York Public Library made four banned books available nationwide on SimplyE, its free-reader app. The titles include Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi and Catcher in the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-04-13 23:48:05 UTC ]
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Connecting Readers with the Right Books: Closeup on Learn with NoveList

PW spoke with Danielle Borasky, v-p of NoveList, about the vision behind Learn with NoveList and why it’s the essential platform for today’s library staff. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Books world auction for Ukraine offers more than 350 lots

With bidding still open, fundraiser whose lots include the chance to appear in books by Lenny Henry and Peter James and lunch with Jeremy Bowen has raised £37,000An auction of signed books, experiences and mentoring sessions from the British literary community to raise money for Ukraine has... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Comic Book Stores Offer To Send Free Copies Of 'Maus' To Tennessee Students

A Tennessee school board removed the graphic novel about the Holocaust from middle school curriculums. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Readers recommend their desert island books

Michael Dirda listed 66 books that give him a deep sense of contentment and well-being. Commenters had their own ideas. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Book readers have realised that you can’t replace the feel of turning a real page | Tim Adams

Record sales show that even the ability to carry thousands of books in one portable electronic device is not enoughIn 2009, when Amazon’s Kindle ebook was launched in the UK, it seemed impossible to imagine that a dozen years later booksellers would be reporting a record year of sales of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The New York Times Announces Their Readers’ Pick for Best Book of the Past 125 Years

The New York Times Book Review marked their anniversary by asking readers to nominate the best book of the past 125 years. Here's the result. Continue reading at Book Riot

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