Tag: libraries

News & Notes – 10/06/2018

News & Notes – 10/06/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Amazon announced a $15 minimum wage for all US employees. Wages for UK workers will also increase. (CNN) Also, Wired has some thoughts on why…. Read more »

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News & Notes &endash; 06/30/2018

News & Notes &endash; 06/30/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News The Locus Award winners were announced at the Locus Awards Weekend (July 22-24). Best SF Novel went to John Scalzi’s The Collapsing Empire, Best Fantasy… Read more »

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News & Notes – 06/16/2018

News & Notes – 06/16/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Worth Reading/Viewing BookExpo and BookCon 2018: Authors Explore the Multiplicities of Diversity  (Publishers Weekly) BookExpo 2018: Reaching the Romance Reader (Shelf Awareness) A BookExpo panel… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/14/2018

News & Notes – 4/14/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Foyles’ flagship building ‘sold for £45m’ (The Bookseller) The iconic flagship bookstore, located at 107 Charing Cross Road (where it moved in 2014,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/17/2018

News & Notes – 2/17/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Trump Renews Bid to Eliminate Library Funding, NEA, and NEH (Publishers Weekly) The budget put forward by the White House this week calls for large… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/22/2017

News & Notes – 7/22/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News ‘Dash it all’: unseen Agatha Christie letters reveal author’s temper (The Guardian) Actually, they reveal a lot about her relationship with her publisher, which was… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/24/16

News & Notes – 9/24/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News   Banned Books Week starts tomorrow!  Khizanat al-Qarawiyyin, the oldest library in the world, set to re-open after multimillion-pound restoration.  The library is in Fez, in… Read more »

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Books on a Budget

Books on a Budget

  Last fall, I talked about the cost-per-entertainment-hour for books, and how most of us probably use some strategies for keeping our overall book spending within limits, whether we do it consciously or not. Today, I’m going to talk about some of the strategies you can use to stay within… Read more »

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The Invisible Library (Genevieve Cogman)

The Invisible Library (Genevieve Cogman)

The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman Series: Invisible Library #1 Published by Roc Genres: Fantasy Pages: 352 Format: eARC Source: the publisher Goodreads Collecting books can be a dangerous prospect in this fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure from a spectacular debut author. One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/07/16

News & Notes – 5/07/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Events Today is Free Comic Book Day! Here’s a list of comics to look for (via BookRiot). Here’s a list of all the comics available, and here’s… Read more »

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