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2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced, And One Author Is Going To Have To Make Room On His Book Cover

2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced, And One Author Is Going To Have To Make Room On His Book Cover | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Book nerds across the country tuned in Monday to hear the announcement of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners, especially the big winners in the Fiction and General Nonfiction categories. Nominees or finalists in the categories are kept secret in advance of the announcement, so us literary nerds have
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National Book Award AND the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. I don't need to say anything else....except that we have it in the library!

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15 Mother's Day Books That'll Be Perfect To Gift Your One-Of-A-Kind Mom

15 Mother's Day Books That'll Be Perfect To Gift Your One-Of-A-Kind Mom | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Those generic Mother’s Day cards and wilting flowers are getting a bit old, don’t you think? This year, your mother’s day gift should be something she really wants: a few hours to escape. I’m not talking about a one-way plane ticket. Instead, find Mom a
thoughtful present with substance — like one
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Looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift? Start here. (Mom, don't read this...I don't want you to know what you are getting!)

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The ALA's 2014 Banned Books List Is Out, And There Are Some Great Titles On There (Not Like You're Surprised)

The ALA's 2014 Banned Books List Is Out, And There Are Some Great Titles On There (Not Like You're Surprised) | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
I am perpetually confused by the fact that there are apparently still people out in the world who want to ban books, and yet, they do exist. And thus we have the American Library Association (ALA)’s 2014 banned book list of the most banned and challenged books in the country. As per usual, it’s a
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The latest list of Banned Books for 2014...

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Puxi Secondary Library | March Madness@ the Library! Sweet 16!

Puxi Secondary Library | March Madness@ the Library! Sweet 16! | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
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Down to the Sweet 16! March Madness@the SAS Library...get in and vote today!

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'Divergent' Author Writing New Series That Sounds Totally Awesome

'Divergent' Author Writing New Series That Sounds Totally Awesome | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Just a couple tantalizing weeks before the release of the film adaptation of Insurgent, the second novel of Veronica Roth’s hit Divergent trilogy, Roth fans have even more cause for anticipatory excitement: The author has inked a deal with Harp...
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All you Divergent fans...Veronica Roth is set to write a duology (NOT a trilogy!!!) with "a male protagonist who forms an unlikely alliance with an enemy'...write fast, we are waiting!

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17 of March 2015's Best YA Books: Young Adult Readers, We Lucked Out This Month

17 of March 2015's Best YA Books: Young Adult Readers, We Lucked Out This Month | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
March, with its celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, is known as the luckiest month of the year. And if you’re a young adult reader, you’re definitely going to feel lucky. This month is so chock full of exciting new young adult titles that it physically pained me to have to narrow it down to a hefty
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David Levithan's spin-off of Will Grayson, Will Grayson, the new Lauren Oliver book and the continuation of Dorothy Must Die! A great line up for March...

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9 Basketball Books To Get Your Head In The Game And Your Heart On The Court, Just In Time For March Madness

9 Basketball Books To Get Your Head In The Game And Your Heart On The Court, Just In Time For March Madness | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
If you’re a fan of college basketball, then March means one thing to you: madness. Can anyone beat Kentucky? Who will snag the rest of the No. 1 seeds? Wisconsin, Virginia, and Duke all look solid right now — if they can stay healthy, of course — but how about Villanova, Gonzaga, and Arizona? And
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Looking for a slam dunk read to get you psyched for March Madness? Try one of these....

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Lynsey Addario's New Memoir 'It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War' Is An Absolute Must-Read

Lynsey Addario's New Memoir 'It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War' Is An Absolute Must-Read | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Lynsey Addario is no stranger to conflict — as a war photographer working freelance and also for institutions as well-established as The New York Times, Addario has fought her way to the front lines of war zones across the Middle East and North Africa. Addario has spent weeks under a
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Looking for a new memoir to add to your TBR list? Put this one at the top!

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25 Harry Potter Characters, Ranked By Dateability

25 Harry Potter Characters, Ranked By Dateability | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is chock-full of otherworldliness: magic, ghosts, centaurs, prophecies, giants, et cetera. The truly unbelievable part, however, has nothing to do with talking portraits or haunted bathrooms, and everything to do with the series’ criminal lack of telenovela-style
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Looking for some romance, JK Rowling-style? Check out this ranking of the most datable characters from the series...Dobby gets my vote!

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What to wear on World Book Day 2015

What to  wear on World Book Day 2015 | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Fancy being the Gruffalo, The Cat in the Hat or Horrid Henry on World Book Day on 5 March? We have fantastic step-by-step ingredients guides on how to dress up as these characters and more from Book Aid – plus a call to share your best costume ideas and win £50 in book tokens!
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Is your school doing a dress-up for World Book Day on March 5th? Here are some brilliant (and super easy) costume ideas that will make the day even more amazing!

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Best Children's Books of 2014 by Category | Kirkus

Best Children's Books of 2014 by Category | Kirkus | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Kirkus' editors have sifted through all of this year's books to tell you which rise to the top. Check out the best children books of 2014.
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And Kirkus' best of list for younger readers...with categories like "best middle-grade books of 2014 for readers who like quirky" and "best picture books of 2014 to start a conversation". Take this link to your local library or bookstore and get reading!

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Photo: What Book Should I Read Next? This Website Finally Gives An Answer To The Eternal Question | Bustle

Photo: What Book Should I Read Next? This Website Finally Gives An Answer To The Eternal Question | Bustle | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
High-Resolution Image: Book lovers
can be a bit obsessive about always having a book “in progress”. (I
know because I am one.) As soon as we finish one book, we are immediately
on the hunt for a new one to start, lest we face the tragic situation of having
nothing to read. For those times when we
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Need your next book? Check out this link to a really cool website that will recommend your next book. (Just in case your amazing librarian isn't close by...)

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Puxi Secondary Library | Reading Lists and Links

Puxi Secondary Library | Reading Lists and Links | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
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Check out the updated list of reading lists here...what are you waiting for?????

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For National Astronomy Day, Read These 11 Out-Of-This-World Books

For National Astronomy Day, Read These 11 Out-Of-This-World Books | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Sinking into a good book and completely losing your sense of time and space as you enter the world of another person is probably one of the best means of escape around. But if you want to go even further than that — I mean completely escape the world you know — you might still have some trouble. To
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Out of this world books to read to celebrate National Astronomy Day...

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35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Happy World Book Day!
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Add these to your TBR pile...if you haven't gotten to them yet!

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BAILEYS Women's Prize for Fiction » Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction announce 2015 longlist

BAILEYS Women's Prize for Fiction » Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction announce 2015 longlist | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
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Don't let the Bailey's sponsorship fool you....this longest of books is a superb one. Look for these titles to be your book group favorites for the coming year.

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Puxi Secondary Library | March Madness@the Library 2015

Puxi Secondary Library | March Madness@the Library 2015 | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
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March Madness begins @ the SAS library. Get in and vote today!

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Three stars for All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Three stars for All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Random House Teachers and Librarians
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If you loved the Fault In Our Stars and you need something new....

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Little Free Library Book Lending Boxes Prove That Incredible Things Come in Small Spaces — PHOTOS

Little Free Library Book Lending Boxes Prove That Incredible Things Come in Small Spaces — PHOTOS | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
“Take a book; Return a book” is the simple motto of the Little Free Library organization. At its most basic level, a little free library is a box full of books that people can borrow from, as if they would from any local public library, though no library cards are necessary. But these mini
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I am OBSESSED with these. Anyone else?

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‘All the Light We Cannot See,’ by Anthony Doerr

‘All the Light We Cannot See,’ by Anthony Doerr | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Boy meets girl in Anthony Doerr’s novel “All the Light We Cannot See,” but the circumstances are elegantly circuitous.
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Achingly beautiful book, set in Paris during WWII...if you haven't read this- you must. It is the best book I've read in years. C'mob into the library...we have it on the kindles.

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Gayle Forman's 'I Was Here' Movie Rights Bought By Team Behind Her 'If I Stay' Adaptation

Gayle Forman's 'I Was Here' Movie Rights Bought By Team Behind Her 'If I Stay' Adaptation | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Is there any Gayle Forman novel that is not in the process of becoming a movie? New Line bought the rights to a movie adaptation of I Was Here, Forman’s latest young adult novel, which will be a reunion for the production company and the author. New Line was behind 2014’s movie adaptation of
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Good news for Gayle Forman fans...

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Discover the 2015 Carnegie medal longlist – in pictures

Discover the 2015 Carnegie medal longlist – in pictures | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Find out which 20 books are the running for 2015’s prestigious CILIP Carnegie medal (judged by expert librarians) – including books by literary royalty Patrick Ness, Geraldine McCaughrean, Sally Gardner, Berlie Doherty and Meg Rosoff and debut reads from Non Pratt, Clare Furniss and Kim Slater.
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Check out the longest of the UK's version of the Newbery Award, the Carnegie Medal...

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Top 10 book and bookish apps for young children

Top 10 book and bookish apps for young children | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Illustrator, children’s author and designer Chris Haughton has trailed through thousands of uninspiring children’s book apps to uncover some real gems, which go way beyond adding a few sounds and low quality animation of the norm
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Need some app entertainment for the younger set? Check out these really cool bookish apps.

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Best Teen Books of 2014 by Category | Kirkus

Best Teen Books of 2014 by Category | Kirkus | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Kirkus' editors have sifted through all of this year's books to tell you which rise to the top. Check out the best teen books of 2014.
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This is the BEST of the 'best of' lists that I have seen so far...organized in a unique way by categories like, "best teen books of 2014 for a laugh (and maybe a bit of a cry)"....amazing work by Kirkus.

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A Comics Creator Muses On Art And Life In 'The Sculptor'

A Comics Creator Muses On Art And Life In 'The Sculptor' | Book News Readers Can't Live Without | Scoop.it
Renowned comic artist and critic Scott McCloud goes for grand statements about art, life and love in his first full-length graphic novel, but reviewer Etelka Lehoczky says he doesn't quite make it.
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Here's an update on Scott McCloud, our Visiting Artist, who was at SAS in the fall. Read about his latest graphic novel...

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