Tag: J. K. Rowling

News & Notes – 1/30/16

News & Notes – 1/30/16

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 Candlewick Press will donate 275,000 books to FirstBook, a charity which distributes books to underserved classrooms and communities. (Children’s Book Council) JK Rowling wins PEN award… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/07/15

News & Notes – 11/07/15

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 Amazon opens a bricks-and-mortar store in Seattle, while Indiebound adds a buy-now option to let ebook buyers choose the indie bookstore they want to credit… 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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News & Notes – 6/27/15

News & Notes – 6/27/15

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 ALA 2015: On a Historic Day, Roberta Kaplan Delivers a Powerful Keynote (Publishers Weekly) Charleston library renamed in honour of church shootings victim Cynthia… Read more »

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Inspirational Quotes from Books

Inspirational Quotes from Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Top Ten Inspirational Quotes from Books. I actually had a hard time with this topic. Many of the quotes I collect are about books or writing or music; they aren’t so much… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/11/15

News & Notes – 4/11/15

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 More on the HarperCollins/Amazon story: HC has notified multiple retailers that “it will be returning to a full agency model for e-book sales next… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/28/15

News & Notes – 3/28/15

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 Seattle Public Library locations designated “Safe Place” for teens, joining a network of such sites in the county. Libraries: more than just books. (School… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/28/15

News & Notes – 2/28/15

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 The 2014 Nebula Award nominees were announced on Feb 20. (SFWA) You can see the entire list here. Hitler’s Mein Kampf returns to Germany… Read more »

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My Top Ten Book Heroines

My Top Ten Book Heroines

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Top Ten Things I Love/Hate About Romance in Books. Wait, you want me to keep this down to a mere ten? You’ve got to be kidding me!  OK, here are some of… Read more »

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