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Georgia state school superintendent gives away free books to students across the state
New Books : 14 August 2018
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7 sci-fi books with kick-ass heroines
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Massillon bookmobile makes regular stops at juvenile prison
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Star afghan, Maine books – Lewiston Sun Journal

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I hope you can help me. I’m looking for a crocheted afghan pattern where the diamond-shaped “squares” are put together to make a large star. My daughter-in-law bought 17 of these...

Authors to reveal tips on publishing first book

"The Byline Bible: Get Published in 5 Weeks" by Susan Shapiro (Photo: Writer's Digest Books)(Photo: xxxxx)Susan Shapiro, a West Bloomfield native who’s also a New York Times bestselling author and writing professor at New...

North Dakota college library stops checking out books to...

Library patrons can read the books and newspapers and use the free wifi, Chief Information Officer Cloy Tobola said, however, they can no longer check out books.“The public can come in and read anything...

Georgia state school superintendent gives away free books to...

BLAKELY, GA. (WTVY) - Students in Early County are taking home books to keep this week as the state school superintendent is giving away thousands of books. Richard Woods, State School Superintendent for...

New Books : 14 August 2018

Cixin Liu’s Ball Lightening, collections by Michael Bishop and F. Brett Cox, Karl Schroeder’s The Million, and other titles by Cathy Clamp, S.K. Dunstall, Catherine Egan, Alan Dean Foster, Jon Hollins, Marina J. Lostetter,...

10 Nonfiction Books To Read If You Miss Going...

Every year, when August rolls around and fall seems imminent despite the 90 degree temperatures, I can't help but think of two things: that opening scene in You've Got Mail with the "bouquet of...

7 sci-fi books with kick-ass heroines

There are a few things we want to see in 2018. A queer superhero. An end to the idiotic meanderings of misogynistic Star Wars fanboys. A new Cher album full of ABBA covers. All...

7 Unexpected Shelving Ideas (None of Which Involve Books)...

There is a running joke (hilarious!) in the office that I have a weird thing for...

Massillon bookmobile makes regular stops at juvenile prison

The Massillon Public Library's Bookmobile stops biweekly at Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility. MASSILLON  Anthony Randazzo grew up in a rough neighborhood on the southwest side of Canton. As a young student, he struggled to keep...

Author Squires planning Advanced Writer’s workshop at Best of...

Best of Books has announced an upcoming writer's workshop hosted by local author, Constance Squires. Squires will be discussing Tension Through Subtext: Writing to Be Read Between...

WATCH: This guy owns the world’s biggest ’80s collection

John-Paul Annunziato isn't technically in any Guinness World Record book, but locked away between a storage unit and his attic here in New York City you'll find, well, just about everything from the 1980s...

We read Omarosa’s book so you don’t have to

Omarosa Manigault Newman’s Unhinged, the latest in a growing number of insider exposés about the Trump White House, appears to contain 15 years of evidence that Donald Trump was an exploitative, racist, and misogynist...

Books your kids need to read before they go...

Books your kids need to read before they go back to school  The Loop (blog)Full coverage

Marc Andreyko sends Supergirl (and Krypto) off into deep...

DC's Superman titles are in good hands. Not too long ago, Marc Andreyko (Love is Love, Wonder Woman '77) asked Brian Michael Bendis about Supergirl. Soon after a pitch to DC, Bendis and Andreyko...

Library book sale offers deals on used books

If you love books, you're in luck this week. The sale is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the library, 201 Fourth Ave. E. Adult hardbacks...

Best books being turned into movies in 2018

Crazy Rich Asians This best-selling book doesn't have a 100% Rotten Tomatoes rating for no reason. The rom-com based on Kevin Kwan's novel follows the story of an Asian-American woman who finds out her boyfriend's family...

NJ sports betting: Meadowlands has top revenues in July;...

CLOSE First day of sports betting at the Meadowlands on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Michael Karas, NorthJerseyThe first day of legal sports betting in New Jersey at Meadowlands...

We’re Calling It Now: These Are the Most Popular...

Year after year, little ghosts, mummies, and witches run around screaming "Trick or treat!" as they wander through their neighborhoods carrying pumpkin-shaped candy buckets — but every year, there's a slew of costumes that...

DeRay Mckesson, Reese Witherspoon Set for CAA’s Let’s Discuss...

1:48 PM PDT 8/14/2018byMia GaluppoThe conversation series will be held during the Brooklyn Book Festival.At the upcoming Brooklyn Book Festival, CAA will host a new in-conversation program, Let's Discuss LIVE. The lineup will include Reese...

Poldark season 5: How does Poldark end? How do...

Poldark season five is expected to be the final season of the 18th century drama starring Aidan Turner.A BBC source told the Radio Times: “The fifth looks like it could well be the...

The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending August 12, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) ...

Maybe There’s No Obi-Wan Movie Because Lucasfilm Is Ready...

I guess we won’t be hearing that familiar “hello there” any time soon. Ewan McGregor said on The View that there are currently no plans for an Obi-Wan Kenobi spin off film at Lucasfilm,...

How A New Subscription Box For Self-Help Books Addresses...

Donna Louise Hay, the founder of subscription box WILDWOMAN. Emma Croman The world is growing more anxious,...

Reserve cops run online campaign to build library for...

Bengaluru: Personnel of India Reserve Battalion (IRB), Munirabad, have taken to social media, seeking contributions in the form of books and financial aid for a library to cater to the academic needs of their...

They found the bullet lodged in a child’s book...

Horry County police say shots were fired into a Conway-area home Monday, and one bullet punctured through six children’s books before lodging into a hardcover book. ...

Ally Carter on a decade in YA and her...

Having written a remarkable 19 books over 13 years, YA author Ally Carter is shaking things up a bit for her next project: a writing guide for her young readers. ...

15 Mary Sue Readers Will Win This Amazing Bundle...

You know what’s better than one free book? That’s right, count ’em, three whole free books. And these happen to be particularly awesome. Courtesy our friends at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, your summer reading list is...

Never Read Fantasy Before? Here Are 15 New Books...

So you've never read fantasy before. Or you haven't read fantasy since you were a kid, and you associate the genre primarily with wizard schools and children discovering theologically charged nation states in the...

Pocket-Sized Bible Returns to Canterbury Cathedral After 500 Years

The Canterbury Cathedral, which dates all the way back to 597, was once home to thousands of books....

Excited for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’? Here are 7 other...

SALT LAKE CITY — With the release this week of "Crazy Rich Asians," the film adaptation of Kevin Kwan's best-selling 2013 novel of the same name, we decided to look ahead and see what...

A Debut Novel Satirizes Contemporary High School Culture

FictionA Debut Novel Satirizes Contemporary High School CultureImageCreditNathan BajarBuy Book ▾AmazonLocal BooksellersBarnes and NobleWhen you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission.By Ilana MasadJuly 27, 2018INAPPROPRIATION By...

If you collect books but never get around to...

GaudiLab / Shutterstock Some people can't help buying books, even if they have loads at home they haven't read yet. ...

Genre, Genre, Everywhere: the Netflix Effect Spreads

Late in an early episode of Castle Rock, the show chooses a humorless moment to poke a little fun at the audience. Henry Deaver (Andre Holland) sits in halting conversation with a mysterious young...

North Branch librarian retires after 20 years

If you have visited the North Branch Area Library, you will surely recognize the friendly face of Susan Monroe. She has been a librarian at the East Central Regional Library branch for 20 years...

11 Fiery New Books To Heat Up Your Leo...

It's officially Leo season, people. If you're not an astrology person you might not know that Leo season, which runs from July 22 through Aug.21, is one of the more popular times in the...

Netflix’s Excellent ‘Altered Carbon’ Is Getting A Season 2,...

Altered CarbonNetflix Yesterday, I was pleased to discover that...

New Fairfax programs pairs patrons, librarians in search of...

Librarians don’t just shelve volumes in the stacks, shush noisy patrons and help researchers find arcane facts. They tend to be avid readers who, like most people, enjoy specific genres of books.Since early July,...

The 5 best used bookstores in Seattle, ranked |...

Looking to explore the top used bookstores around? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best places selling secondhand books in Seattle, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a...

Upcoming at Billerica Public Library

First Thursday Book Group7-8 p.m. Aug. 2This month the group will be discussing “Saint’s Gate” by Carla Neggers. This is the first in the author’s Sharpe & Donovan series; the newest book in this...

How to borrow free audiobooks from your local library...

Two things can help pass the time during a long commute, especially if you're driving: podcasts and audiobooks. The latter can cost about $15 a pop from Amazon's Audible unless you...

Spokane Public Library secures grant for Kindles for Kids...

Kids and technology go hand-in-hand, and thanks to a grant obtained by Spokane Public Library, children in the Andrew Rypien School Program at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital have their hands on 16 new Kindle...

For Wichita library gold card members, two popular benefits...

If you have a Wichita Public Library gold card, get ready to say goodbye to unlimited holds and your three-day grace period for returning library materials. ...

Author Diana Gabaldon on Her Favorite Books and How...

PBS’ The Great American Read, hosted by TV personality and journalist Meredith Vieira, is returning this fall when the novel that received the most votes from the 100 best-loved novels selected by the American...

Jackie Chan criticised for giving copies of his book...

Hong Kong martial arts star Jackie Chan’s donation of 50,000 copies of his autobiography to the China Disabled Persons’ Federation has drawn flak from the Chinese public questioning whether it was appropriate. The Beijing-based charity,...

Readers offer sensible ways to organize their books

A long time ago, my books were logically organized on neat, dust-free shelves. (A long time ago.) They were arranged alphabetically by author and subdivided by topic and genre. As new books came in,...

The best children’s books of summer 2018

Let’s not kid ourselves, adults choose most children’s books – and that means overcoming our own nostalgia. For every Narnia, Maurice Sendak or Joan Aiken there are horribly outdated ones that deserve refreshing.Sarah McIntyre’s...

Comic book stores stay relevant through diversification

While still intact, the storefront of Shattered Comics in the South End has been empty recently. ...

Survey: Thais online for over 10 hours every day

Digital lifestyles are seeing Thais online 10.05 hours a day, according to the Thailand Internet User Survey for 2018.The survey was conducted by the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) during June 15 to July...

A new book for progressive Christian families aims to...

A two-page spread about nonviolent American leader Bayard Rustin in the children’s book, “Holy Troublemakers and Unconventional Saints.” Image courtesy Holy Troublemakers and Unconventional Saints (RNS) — There aren’t a whole lot of books focused...

List of Deep Learning Books to Read | MarkTechPost

Photo by Felix Mittermeier from Pexels Here is the list of some of the recommended deep learning books for reading: 1. Deep Learning by Goodfellow, Bengio, and Courville...

Needham author publishes biblical novel

Alexander Newman fled from Russia 40 years ago in order to escape the nation’s then-communist regime.“That was a difficult decision, fraught with danger at the time, but I wanted to get out of communist...

Star Wars Weekly: The Clone Wars breaks Twitter! Solo...

Time again for STAR WARS WEEKLY, the SYFY WIRE series that rounds up the most important news of the week from a galaxy far, far away. Think of us as your own personal Star...

The Expanse is being Kickstarted into an old school...

More than most sci-fi settings, The Expanse exists in a still-evolving story-verse ripe for fresh iterations on one of science fiction's most lore-rich, saga-spanning worlds. So it’s no surprise that the hit series of novels-turned TV...

What to read this week: A book on civil...

THE LOST EDUCATION OF HORACE TATE: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools, by Vanessa Siddle Walker. An Emory University professor tells the story of Horace Tate — a Georgia teacher, principal...

Charleston library announces August events

CHARLESTON -- Charleston Carnegie Public Library has announced upcoming events for the month of August.-- Literature & Libations Vol. 2 Fundraiser, Friday, Aug. 10, 6 p.m.Join us for our biannual fundraiser, featuring: Live music...

30 best books for reading on the beach this...

Every holiday needs the sort of book that will have you glued to your sunbed.Sunburn Laura Lippman £14.99, Faber & Faber Lippman takes the femme fatale trope and entirely subverts it with this cunning slice of...