News & Notes – 4/13/2010

April 13, 2019 News & Notes 2

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


Worth Reading/Viewing


Free Books

  • The SYNC Summer 2019 List is out! SYNC is a program of AudioFile in partnership with a number of audiobook recording companies. They offer free downloads of audiobooks for YA listeners–but you don’t have to be in the YA age group to sign up. (You do have to download Overdrive.) Titles range from recent novels to classic plays to nonfiction. This summer’s titles include Akata Witch (Nnedi Okorafor), All the Crooked Saints (Maggie Steifvater), Becoming Kareem (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), “The Canterville Ghost” (Oscar Wilde), Gulp (Mary Roach), Swing (Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess), Othello (Shakespeare), An Enemy of the People (Ibsen), and a whole bunch more.


Awesome Lists


Bookish Quote


That’s it for this week!

2 Responses to “News & Notes – 4/13/2010”

  1. RO

    Stephen King is such a brilliant man, and love that meme. How cool for bookstores to recognize romance novels for one special day! Thanks for the reminder of the Copyright Lawsuit. 103 years young is quite a milestone! Hugs and Happy Sunday! RO
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