Tag: Lord of the Rings

News & Notes – 11/18/2017

News & Notes – 11/18/2017

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 The 2017 National Book Awards winners were announced on Wednesday. NPR has the story, and a complete list of finalists and winners. Barnes &… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/11/2017

News & Notes – 11/11/2017

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 Canada’s Indigo Books and Music plans 3-5 stores in the US. (Financial Post) The stores carry a wider mix of items than large-format… 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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News & Notes – 7/18/15

News & Notes – 7/18/15

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 Leading authors call for [U.S.] government probe of Amazon’s ‘damaging’ power. (The Guardian) The lawyer, the lockbox, and the lost novel: Harper Lee book… Read more »

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Tough Traveling: Knights

Tough Traveling: Knights

Tough Travels is a meme hosted by Fantasy Review Barn. Each Thursday, inspired by ‘The Tough Guide to Fantasyland’ we have in hand, we shall tour the mystical countryside looking for adventure and fun (and tropes) from all over fantasy. KNIGHTS Um. Noble rich people on horseback. Come on, you… Read more »

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Awesome Book Cakes

Awesome Book Cakes

Cakes have gone way beyond the simple round, two-layer frosted cake we all associate with birthdays.  These days, cake-making has become an art, and cake-makers vie to create the most beautiful or astounding cakes.  A fair number of them are inspired by books. There are children’s book cakes: Alice in… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/15/14

News & Notes – 2/15/14

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: “Winter Weather Disrupts Book Sales” (Publishers Weekly).  No surprise there! Apple’s appeal rejected by… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/14/13

News & Notes – 12/14/13

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: “Pew report: Young adults remain bound to libraries, printed books”. (Deseret News)  Furthermore, “95%… Read more »

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