Your next book recommendation will come from a bot living under the Bixby Creek Bridge.

The robots are coming for our jobs, but I think I was hoping they would avoid niche literary media a bit longer. Alas, our day has arrived: Booxby, an AI-driven platform that collects data from manuscripts for marketing purposes, has now launched a free book recommendation tool. Be good and merciful, oh Bots. Booxby (say […] The post Your next book recommendation will come from a bot living under the Bixby Creek Bridge. first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Jeff Bridges, living his truth, is now a children’s book illustrator.

There comes a time in every parent’s life when they briefly think, “Wow, I bet I could easily write and publish a really great children’s book and make a lot of money.” Thankfully, most do not even try… Not so Jeff Bridges, who has illustrated his daughter’s new book, Daddy Daughter Day, which... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-18 15:32:11 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Adds Book Recommendation Bots to Facebook Messenger

The publisher is using artificial intelligence to turn Facebook Messenger into an interactive book recommendation engine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

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Welsh Books Council recommended to take on Literature Wales' Book of the Year

An independent review into the Welsh Government's support of publishing and literature in Wales has recommended the Welsh Books Council take on some of the functions of Literature Wales, including the administration of its Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Festival of Books: Live coverage of the L.A. Times' annual #bookfest and Book Prize winners

Heaven for book nerds! The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is underway at the USC campus this weekend, where more than 500 authors are reading, discussing, signing, and living and breathing books. The lineup includes former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, "Top... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Live From Pentagram, It's Saturday Night Live: The Book!

Pentagram's Emily Oberman tells us about how she channeled her inner super-nerd to help Taschen create the ultimate SNL Bible.Pentagram's Emily Oberman is pretty much Saturday Night Live's go-to designer at this point. She's done three separate SNL identities, including this year's... Continue reading at Fast Company

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The Book Is Dead, Long Live the Book

Publishing houses are Germany's intellectual backbone. For many years, they created a culture of literary abundance and generated healthy profits. But in the age of Amazon, ebooks and self-publishing, they could be facing demise. Continue reading at ABC News

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Book Publishers, AOL To Launch New Book Recommendation Site [MediaMemo]

Three big publishers and AOL are set to launch Bookish, a "new digital platform for readers". Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group, and CBS' Simon & Schuster are backing the new site, which is supposed to launch this summer; AOL will promote the property and handle ad sales. A press release... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Kelly Ripa's First Book, 'Live Wire,' Is Coming Next Year

The essay collection will show what “really makes her tick” as she writes about marriage, motherhood and her career in show business. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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National Poetry Day to spotlight over 40 books in recommended lists

The 2021 trade campaign to mark National Poetry Day (NPD) on 7th October is spotlighting 43 new poetry books from 26 different publishers, in a year that sees more recommendations from indie presses than ever before. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Be the Bridge' is ECPA Christian Book of the Year

ECPA has named its 2021 Christian Book Awards-winning books and audio, a slate that highlights reconciliation, inspiration, and consolation in turbulent times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Brazen to publish Bridge's 'brutally honest' second book on mental health

New Octopus imprint Brazen is to publish Grow, the second book from author and TV presenter Frankie Bridge.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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15 Mystery Book Club Recommendations for Your Group

Are you in the market for some mystery book club suggestions? We've got 15 thriller and mystery book club recommendations for you! Continue reading at Book Riot

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18 books that capture the spirit and essence of living in D.C.

These works, recommended by local authors and bookstore owners, remind us just how special Washington is. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Queer Historical Figures Who Need Books Written About Their Lives

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15 of the Best Romance Book Club Recommendations

If you’re looking to pick up a romance novel, here are fifteen of the best romance book club recommendations of the year for your next meeting, including Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Mastering the Art of the Lockdown Book Recommendation

My sister always goes to the same bookshop in Oxfordshire, where she lives. There she seeks out a young bookseller with a shock of black hair from within the stacks. He once recommended her a list of books, and she loved every single one; she’s been returning to him ever since. During lockdown,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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This gorgeous new children’s book celebrates Black Lives Matter

“As a graphic designer, we can play a role in standing up for something.” During the protests for racial justice this past summer and over the past few years, Black Lives Matter became a movement and rallying cry, a message of optimism and hope, and a simple statement of affirmation: the lives... Continue reading at Fast Company

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