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Topics and trends in books and reading from Fayetteville Public Library's Executive Director
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Amazon.com Hot New Releases: The bestselling new & future releases in Books

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Romance Novels, Paranormal, Suspense, Author Recommendations - Barnes & Noble

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Your 2011 Books-Into-Films Lineup, From 'Eyre' To 'Water' To 'Desert'

Your 2011 Books-Into-Films Lineup, From 'Eyre' To 'Water' To 'Desert' | Reading Quest | Scoop.it
Take a look at the most-promising 2011 films based on books — from Dragon Tattoo to Something Borrowed to Too Big To Fail.
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Best-selling Author Scott Turow Writes About the Value of Libraries and the Threats They Face | At Your Library

Best-selling Author Scott Turow Writes About the Value of Libraries and the Threats They Face | At Your Library | Reading Quest | Scoop.it
Photo © Tsar Fedorsky   Scott Turow is a writer and attorney. He is the author of nine best-selling works of fiction, including his first novel Presumed Innocent (1987) and its sequel, Innocent (May 4, 2010).
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Best SFF Novels of the Decade: An Appreciation of Anathem | Tor.com | Science fiction and fantasy | Blog posts

Best SFF Novels of the Decade: An Appreciation of Anathem by Jo Walton (Best
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Editorial: EBooks & Libraries Should Be Friends | Irish Publishing ...

HarperCollins' announcement of curtailments to ebook licences sold to libraries is at best diasappointing news, at worst it marks the beginning of a publisher driven assault on public libraries in the digital age.
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HarperCollins, OverDrive Respond as 26 Loan Cap on Ebook Debate Heats Up

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Best SFF Novels of the Decade Readers Poll RESULTS | Tor.com | Science fiction and fantasy | Blog posts

Best SFF Novels of the Decade Readers Poll RESULTS
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Dusty Book: Too Many Curses by A. Lee Martinez

A. Lee Martinez’s Too Many Curses is a charming fairy tale with a beguilingly inconvenienced heroine.
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Your 2011 Books-Into-Films Lineup, From 'Eyre' To 'Water' To 'Desert' : Monkey See : NPR

Your 2011 Books-Into-Films Lineup, From 'Eyre' To 'Water' To 'Desert' : Monkey See : NPR | Reading Quest | Scoop.it
Take a look at the most-promising 2011 films based on books — from Dragon Tattoo to Something Borrowed to Too Big To Fail.
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Great Graphic Novels for Kids – February 2011 » Comics Worth Reading

Great Graphic Novels for Kids – February 2011 » Comics Worth Reading | Reading Quest | Scoop.it
Graphic novel, manga, and comic book news, recommendations, and reviews with attitude by Johanna Draper Carlson.
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The Book Show: Helen Dunmore - Sky Arts: The Book Show

The Book Show: Helen Dunmore - Sky Arts: The Book Show | Reading Quest | Scoop.it
Acclaimed Orange Prize winner Helen Dunmore discusses the terror of Stalinist Russia which inspired her latest novel on The Book Show with Mariella Frostrup.
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Dr. Seuss Apps On Sale In Honor Of The Author’s Birthday - eBookNewser

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Why Are Teen Novels So Dark? | The Philly Post

Yadi Angeles is in 10th grade at Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia. She is currently a high school intern at Mighty Writers, a nonprofit writing program for city kids seven to 17. The Philly Post occasionally features the work of Mighty Writers students.
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Four Authors Discuss How Social Media is Changing Reading and Writing

Do books and 'promiscuous sharing' have anything in common?
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Book Group Buzz - Discussion of Book Clubs, Reading Lists, and Literary News - Booklist Online » Blog Archive » He’s reading and talking

On men's book groups.
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Random House will adopt agency ebook pricing model | Jacket Copy | Los Angeles Times

Random House adopts agency pricing model for ebooks on the eve of the iPad 2 launch.
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Are Libraries Stacked Against the Free Market?

From Mexico to Malaysia, from the United States to the United Arab Emirates, a global natural experiment is underway.
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HarperCollins to libraries: we will nuke your ebooks after 26 checkouts

HarperCollins to libraries: we will nuke your ebooks after 26 checkouts
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The Morning News Tournament of Books - Presented by Field Notes

The official Tournament of Books bracket has been posted!
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Elaine Showalter chooses the best novelists writing in the US today | Books | The Guardian

Elaine Showalter chooses the best novelists writing in the US today | Books | The Guardian | Reading Quest | Scoop.it
The postwar literary landscape has been dominated by the male giants of American letters. So where are all the women? Elaine Showalter chooses the best novelists writing in the US today.
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