Tag: Halloween

News & Notes – 10/14/2017

News & Notes – 10/14/2017

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 Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature 2017 (The Guardian) Hachette folding Weinstein Books in wake of Harvey Weinstein sexual harrassment/assault scandal. (Shelf… Read more »

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News & Notes: Halloween Edition 10/31/15

News & Notes: Halloween Edition 10/31/15

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 Earliest Known Draft of King James Bible Is Found, Scholar Says. The draft is of parts of the Apocrypha, and was prepared by Samuel Ward,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/24/15

News & Notes – 10/24/15

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 Fewer Americans have read a book in the last year, according to a Pew survey. The figure was 79% in 2011, but is now… Read more »

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Halloween Book Covers

Halloween Book Covers

Need a quick idea for last minute Halloween decorating? How about dressing up some of your books? Here are some printable book covers – just click the photo to go to the page where you can download them. Love these vintage-looking covers from Little House on the Corner! She suggests… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/18/14

News & Notes – 10/18/14

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 National Book Award finalists for 2014 were announced this week. (National Book Foundation) Richard Flanagan wins the 2014 Man Booker Prize. You can… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/04/14

News & Notes – 10/04/14

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 Author’s Guild Met with DoJ About Amazon. The Guild hopes to get DoJ to examine alleged anticompetitive practices by the e-tailing giant. (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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My Top Ten Halloween Books

My Top Ten Halloween Books

  Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  This week’s topic is Top Ten Books to Read for Halloween.  I’m at a bit of a disadvantage with this topic, because I really don’t like horror or creepy books as a general rule, but… Read more »

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