Nampa, Idaho A school board in southwestern Idaho has permanently banned 22 popular books from district libraries, including Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” and Khaled Hosseini’s “Kite Runner.” The Nampa School Board voted Monday, the Idaho Press reported, after the books came to the district’s attention following accusations that theyRead More →

Online Reading Platform Market 2022 This research report offers Impact of recent market disruptions such as the Russian-Ukrainian war and the COVID-19 outbreak study accumulated to offer latest insights about acute features of Online Reading Platform Market. This intelligence report includes investigations based on Current scenarios, historical records and futureRead More →

The Libby app features thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, and more — in categories like romance, mystery, fantasy, historical fiction, thrillers, and nonfiction — and they’re all available for free through the Libby Public Library. New Orleans. To help you learn how to use the Libby app, in your car, onRead More →

In business for five decades, Allison the Bookman has over 100,000 in its used book inventory One of North Bay’s iconic establishments, Allison the delivery mancontinues to thrive after three generations of the Allison family and five decades of serving the community with their reading needs. Gord Allison and hisRead More →

April 25, 2022 ASU storytellers connect to serve, shape public conversation In math, cross multiplication is used to find common denominators, transform fractions, and speed up problem solving. In mass communication modes, ASU Media Enterprise is quickly becoming a common denominator, a cross-multiplier of audience fractions, and an accelerator forRead More →

Q What are some of the book’s innovative projects and practices that better integrate the dying and the dead with the living, and create positive change supporting sustainable environmental stewardship? KR: Many cemeteries around the world face extreme limitations when it comes to burial space. Cemeteries are cultural assets andRead More →

Family-owned book, toy and teacher’s supply store Givens Books & Little Dickens has been in business for more than four decades and despite relocations, pandemics and online competition, it has continued to expand its customer base which have proven that the love of reading never goes out of fashion. ARead More →

Superintendent Receives Lifetime Achievement Award the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce awarded Superintendent of Schools Scott S. Brabrand the Eileen D. Curtis Lifetime Achievement Award. Presented March 31, the award recognizes the superintendent’s career in Fairfax County Public Schools. In 1994, after volunteering for FCPS as part of a businessRead More →

CINCINNATI — It takes less than 15 minutes to drive from Scoreboard Sports Bar in Miami Township to the Indiana state line. Co-owner Kevin Olthaus knows this because his customers regularly leave his bar to place sports bets on their phones. This is why Olthaus wants to install sports bettingRead More →

According to a recent report by Future Market Insights (IMF), the book publishers market is expected to exceed a valuation of ~US$89,983.6 million in 2021 and at a CAGR of ~3.9% through 2032. To a large extent, many e-commerce giants like Amazon Inc., eBay Inc., and MyBookStore.Com provide platforms toRead More →

Dogmatic? You don’t have to limit yourself to arguing with strangers on social media. You can get paid to participate in secondary activities for the opinionated. They range from website reviews to opinions on court cases, books and other products. You don’t need a college education, or arming yourself withRead More →

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> This March marks the tenth anniversary of the publication of Cheryl Strayed Savage, arguably the most popular and influential book on the outdoors in recent history. Classic memoirs recount Strayed’s 1995 hike on the Pacific Crest Trail following the crushing loss of his mother. It was the inaugural pickRead More →

With the public gravitating towards hostile island camps, bipartisan cooperation is rare in our current politics. Monica Guzman, a former Seattle Times contributing columnist, is the Director of Digital and Storytelling at Braver Angels, a nonprofit dedicated to bridging the partisan divide in our democratic republic. She argues that creatingRead More →

La Jolla’s ‘Spring Forward’ event draws hundreds The Jolla Village Merchants Association and La Jolla/Riford Library presented a “Spring Forward Storytime Scavenger Hunt” on March 13 in The Village, including a scavenger hunt at various merchants, stories read by library and bookstore staff from Warwick, prizes and treats. The freeRead More →

After reviewing 11 challenged books found in select school libraries in the Bedford County Public Schools system, BCPS administrators and book review committees have made the decision not to remove any of the challenged titles from school libraries. At the November school board meeting, some parents called for certain bookRead More →

The Blake Friedmann Literary Agency will open its virtual doors next week, with a series of events dedicated to “demystifying” publishing and agency and supporting writers seeking representation. From 14and In March, the agency will host a week of #AskAgent live sessions, advice videos, agent blogs and book giveaways onRead More →

Image source: KBR KU Leuven Libraries, KBR (Royal Library of Belgium) and Google have signed agreements to share a large part of the important digitized documents reflecting the rich cultural and historical heritage located in the libraries. These are several thousand works, some of which date back to the 15thRead More →

What happens from February 25 to March 3? On February 26, Pike Place Market presents love in the market“a celebration of our people and a celebration of all things local,” said Madison Bristol, marketing and public relations manager for the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority. “Our local shoppersRead More →

Academic Darragh McGee’s “revealing expose” of online sports betting, Copycat games: how the gambling industry hijacked the sport in Britain (and why the US is next), was snapped up by Yellow Jersey Press. Editor Joe Pickering bought the UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, from Martin Redfern of Northbank TalentRead More →