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News & Notes — 4/20/13

News & Notes — 4/20/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: “You’re Going To Be Sorry You Bought That Kindle” (Roberto Baldwin, Wired) because Kobo… Read more »

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REVERSE AUTHOR INTERVIEW with Kendare Blake

REVERSE AUTHOR INTERVIEW with Kendare Blake

  I’m participating in the Reverse Author Interviews meme sponsored by Book Munchies. It’s the authors’ turn to put us on the spot!  Over the next month, a series of authors will pose questions for participating bloggers to answer. Today’s author is Kendare Blake, author of this year’s popular YA… Read more »

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The Sweetest Dark, by Shana Abe (review)

The Sweetest Dark, by Shana Abe (review)

The Sweetest Dark by Shana Abe Series: Sweetest Dark #1 Published by Bantam on April 2, 2013 Genres: Historical Fantasy, YA (Young Adult) Pages: 352 Format: eARC Source: the publisher Goodreads Also in this series: The Deepest Night Also by this author: The Deepest Night For fans of Lauren Kate… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/13/13

News & Notes – 4/13/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Worth Reading:   Author and president of the Author’s Guild Scott Turow wrote an opinion piece on “The Slow Death of… Read more »

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CourseSmart allows professors to see how much you study — sort of

CourseSmart allows professors to see how much you study — sort of

With CourseSmart, the “Teacher Knows If You’ve Done the Reading” in your digital textbook, reports David Streitfield of the New York Times.  The article explains that CourseSmart, a software system now being tested at nine colleges and universities including Texas A&M, allows professors to “know when students are skipping pages,… Read more »

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His Majesty’s Dragon, by Naomi Novik

His Majesty’s Dragon, by Naomi Novik

His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik Series: Temeraire #1 Published by Del Rey, Random House Audio on March 28, 2006 (paperback) Genres: Historical Fantasy Pages: 353 Format: Audiobook Source: the library Goodreads Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors rise to Britain’s defense… April 11, 2013 Book Reviews 2 ★★★★★

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