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Slate Staffers Pick the Best Books of 2012

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Tuesday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2012. Wednesday: The overlooked books of 2012. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite books. Friday: The Slate Book Review Top 10.

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Best Books 2012 | School Library Journal

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The breakdown of this year’s list reflects the realities of the publishing world—YA continues to dominate in terms of output and sheer heft, but there was a noticeable uptick in the numbers of fine middle grade novels. There were several terrific picture books with engaging characters and dynamic art. Several novels were set in well-delineated fantastical worlds, yet quite a few focused on young people grappling with war and political upheaval in the real world, in real time.

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Best biographies of 2012

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An absorbing portrait of Patrick Leigh Fermor found the man behind the myth, while Edna O'Brien's perfect memoir cherished her many lives and loves, writes Robert McCrum.

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Emily Nussbaum's Top Television Shows of 2012

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Television is always the best when it takes you by surprise. When I think back on 2012, what sticks out isn’t what’s best, it’s what’s most memorable. Here are five things I’ve noticed.

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TIME's 25 Best Blogs 2012: Introduction

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TIME's annual tribute to the best in blogging covers everything from the economics of gadgets to the Civil War to Kate Middleton's fashions.

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'Gangnam Style' to 'Kony 2012:' This year's top viral videos

'Gangnam Style' to 'Kony 2012:' This year's top viral videos | Best Of Lists 2012 | Scoop.it

With a K-pop sensation and a film about an African warlord among them, 2012's viral sensations are as varied as they are compelling.

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Goodreads Choice Awards: Best Books of 2012

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Announcing the best books of the year! The Goodreads Choice Awards are the only major book awards decided by readers.
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Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2012

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Publishers Weekly editors choose the best books titles and authors of 2012 including fiction, nonfiction, romance, mystery, fantasy and children's.
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Best Writing Music of 2012 - GalleyCat

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What’s your favorite writing music from 2012? We’ve created our annual list of the new music that helped us write this year.

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Lists : NPR

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Our picks for the best music of 2012

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Best audiobooks of 2012

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Literature that will be music to your ears.

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Slate Staffers Pick the Best Books of 2012

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Tuesday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2012. Wednesday: The overlooked books of 2012. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite books. Friday: The Slate Book Review Top 10.

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50 Best Websites 2012

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TIME's annual salute to sites and services which can keep you entertained and informed, save you time and money -- and maybe even change your life. 
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SLJ’s Top 10 Apps: 2012 | School Library Journal

SLJ’s Top 10 Apps: 2012 | School Library Journal | Best Of Lists 2012 | Scoop.it

There’s no doubt about it: app production has skyrocketed. But curiously, a number of children’s book publishers and app developers are now thinking twice about the format. After dipping the proverbial toe in the water, some companies have put app development on hold, while others are exploring their options, trying to determine how to create these costly innovative items and still make a buck. ... But that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been a slew of exceptional products this year, and you’ll find a number of them on our list.

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