Ten books that guarantee romance

10 books that guarantee romance
Chicago Tribune
8) "An Affair With Mr. Kennedy" by Jillian Stone (Pocket Books, $7.99): When Scotland Yard Detective Zak Kennedy discovers his new tenant, artist Cassie St. Cloud, may be connected to the Bloody Four, a group of Irish anarchists out to bomb London, ...

Kids Books for Valentine's Day!
Parkersburg News (blog)
"You" is published by Greenwillow Books. It is $14.99 and is for all ages. *** Splat the Cat sets out to impress Kitten on Valentine's Day in "Love, Splat" by bestselling author Rob Scotton. Splat is nervous as he prepares for school.

Help Your Child Read with Audio Books
Fox News
5 Kid's Books About Latino Culture Help Your Child Read with AudioBooks It seems counter-productive doesn't it, using audio books to help your child learn ...

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Authors in LA: Katherine Boo and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, too
Los Angeles Times (blog)
17, 7:30 pm San Francisco-based writer Lysley Tenorio reads and signs from his short-story collection “Monstress” at Skylight Books Fri. Feb. 17, 7 pm New US global gultural ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and co-author Raymond Obstefeld discuss and ...

Harvard Business Publishing Announces Breakthrough Leadership Program for Mid ...
MarketWatch (press release)
BOSTON, Feb 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning (www.harvardbusiness.org/corporate ), the premier source for leadership development solutions, programs and content, today announced Breakthrough Leadership, ...

On Demand Books Bets on Authors Who Want to Print Their Own Paperbacks
Jason Epstein, On Demand's chairman, published authors like Norman Mailer and Vladimir Nabokov and co-founded the "New York Review of Books" during a half-century publishing career, mostly at Random House. He and Dane Neller, former chief executive of ...


E-Book Publishers Want Library Borrowing to be Difficult
Users will instead have to download books onto a computer, then transfer them to the device with a USB cable. In addition, Penguin has terminated its agreement with Overdrive, a library e-book distributor, which for now means Penguin won't supply any ...

3 Biting Books For Those Bitter On Valentine's Day
by Alex Gilvarry Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approx. 7:00 pm ET For those who find themselves alone this Valentine's Day, or who reject the holiday altogether, you might not want to read about star-crossed ...

Murray Books Retains TransMedia Group to Publicize Judging Books by Their ...
MarketWatch (press release)
13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Murray Books, Australia, ( www.murraybooks.com ) has retained TransMedia Group to help revolutionize the struggling book publishing industry by distributing books in the shape of what they're about.

Frankie Meyer: Aspiring authors should consider e-books
Joplin Globe
Several companies are starting to offer software that enables authors to inexpensively producebooks that can be downloaded from the Internet. Apple is one example, having recently launched software called iBooks Author. According to the company's ...

UAE developer Aldar books 2011 profit on govt sales
* Full-year net profit 642.5 mln dirhams * Q4 profit 182.1 mln dirhams * Full-year impairments of 3.03 bln dirhams * Board recommends dividend of 0.05 dirhams per share ABU DHABI, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Aldar Properties' full-year net profit jumped to ...

'Authors who claim to write for themselves are usually lying'
Hindustan Times
Authors who claim they write for themselves and not in keeping with what readers would like to read are usually telling a lie, says Jeet Thayil, Delhi-based poet and novelist, who was in the city for a reading from his first work of fiction, ...

Literacy event brings local authors, chefs together
Savannah Morning News
By JESSICA SPARKS Were you Spotted® at the Sixth Annual Cooks and Books? Go tospotted.blufftontoday.com to see more pictures from the event. Lowcountry authors and chefs combined their talents Sunday for the Sixth Annual Cooks and Books event.

The godfather of BC's non-fiction boom
Globe and Mail
If there's any doubt about the importance of books in Andreas Schroeder's life, consider his driveway: it's flanked by two tall, skinny bookshelves, filled with realbooks, shielded from the BC rain by their Plexiglas fronts. The bus used to stop here,...

Globe and Mail

Format changes, but books are still good sales tools
Chicago Daily Herald
By Jim Kendall E-books have changed the marketing dynamic entrepreneurs enjoyed when they handed their book to a prospect or followed up a meeting with a handwritten note that said, for example, “There's more on how you might approach selling on page ...

More Than Books: Gallery Cafe hosts youngest artist to date
Freeport Journal-Standard
By Anonymous You must come to the Gallery Café and see the photos of our youngest artist ever. Rebecca Barr, 15, daughter of Pastor Steve and Linnea Barr, Freeport, IL is exhibiting some of her photography at the Gallery Café at the Freeport Public ...

Books On Screen: Our Favorite Bookish Love Scenes From Films
Huffington Post
Hardcover books have become badges to be worn, like black fingernail polish or sorority letters. On subways and in coffee shops, showing off the cover you're currently skimming can be a silent pick-up line. But this isn't anything new.

Teacher wins three-year battle to clear name after publishing racy novel about ...
Daily Mail
The book was finally published in paperback last summer by Bluemoose Books, based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Vindicated : Leonora Rustanmova was controversially sacked after she wrote a racy novel inspired by her.

Daily Mail

Construction, carelessness and sticky fingers lead to lost books at Morgan Library
Rocky Mountain Collegian
By Elisabeth Willner | RMSMC Here are some books you couldn't read at Morgan Library last week: “No One Here Gets Out Alive,” a biography of Jim Morrison, “Writing Under the Influence,” a book about alcoholic writers and “An Introduction to Quantum ...

Readium Open Source Initiative Launched to Accelerate EPUB 3 Adoption
MarketWatch (press release)
EPUB, an XML and Web Standards based format developed by the IDPF, has become a key global standard in the rapidly developing digital publishing industry, enabling digital books and publications to be portable across devices and reading systems.

Penguin withdrawing ebooks from libraries & The Research Works Act are the ...
ScienceBlogs (blog)
Scholarly publishers have never been libraries' friends, but it's sad to see it happening on the tradepublishing side too, though I guess just as inevitable. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) It was on the bus, standing there, crushed, hot and stuck in traffic, ...

Booze for Books
Library Journal (blog)
Speaking of alcohol, a couple of kind readers sent me a link to the strangest library fundraiser I've ever seen: Booze for Books. Boozing for books isn't necessarily odd in itself. The odd thing is the group sponsoring it: YALSA.

February Blues Book Bash Features Independent Authors
VillageSoup Belfast
By Maine Authors Publishing | Feb 13, 2012 Maine Authors Publishing of Rockland is sponsoring a February Blues Book Bash on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. Independent authors will read, sign, and sell their works, ...

VillageSoup Belfast

Skyscraping Tower of Books | Fubiz™
By Versa
Cette structure cylindrique composée de livres constitue une véritable tour. Pensée à Washington pour rendre hommage au président américain Abraham.

Amazon Is Removing from Kindle Store Books Published in Unsupported Languages ...
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Follow us on. Connect. TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics ... They also sell Kindle books to 170 countries, but they successfully prevent authors from those countries to publish in their own language.
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O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing – Live Video | Ubergizmo
By Eliane Fiolet
Watch live streaming video from oreillyconfs at livestream.com The O'Reilly Tools of Change forPublishing Conference (TOC) 2012 happens February 13-15, at the New York Marriott Marquis. In case you are not able to attend and do not want ...

Apple releases 'GarageBand for authors'
By Jim Fletcher
Jim Fletcher has worked in the book publishing industry for 15 years, and is now director of the apologetics group Prophecy Matters. His new book, "It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" has just been released by Strang's ...

Battle of the Kids' Books: UK Vs. US covers « A Fuse #8 Production
By Elizabeth Bird
As you may be aware, each year SLJ hosts the Battle of the (Kids') Books, which provides a new way in which to discuss literature for the young. With bracketed books “competing” against one another, famous child and YA authorial judges ...
A Fuse #8 Production

Marty Klein, Adam Levin, Eyal Press: 5 Books I'd Read - Arts Desk
By Justin Moyer
Arts Desk is Washington City Paper's blog about D.C. music, film, theater, books, and performance.... in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted. 1. A Route 66 ... I imagine this book will generate more cash for the University of Texas Press than its usual offerings about French lit crit and gendering postmodern cinema, even if it is just a jumble of writing from the likes of Washington Irving, Joan Didion and other authors who have blazed pathways West. Still, it's ...
Arts Desk

nourishing obscurity » How will books be published?
By James Higham
On the one hand, they might want e-books to succeed, because digital devices represent a huge new market to which they can sell their back catalogs. On the other, they might want them to fail, because e-books will cannibalize sales of ...
nourishing obscurity

E-Book Library Lending Rises, Publishing Industry Grapples With ...
As e-books have become a core part of U.S. publishers' business, libraries, booksellers and startups have built e-book lending programs aimed at providing remote customers armed with e-readers a modern version of what they once could ...
Digital Book World

92 Years on the Hill, and Writing Books: Mary Z. Gray, Signs Books ...
By Kate McFadden
Mrs. Gray has written a book, published locally by the Overbeck History Press, about her youth on the Hill, and she'll sign books in her former home (now the Folger Shakespeare Library's Haskell Center at 301 East Capitol Street) today at 1 ...
The Hill is Home

Melville House Books » Libraries respond to Penguin, and it's not ...
By Dennis Johnson
Fallout continues over Penguin's decision to terminate its contract with library ebook distributor OverDrive — an action that meant its ebooks would not be available for libraries. ... want (in this case the librarians. their funders, and their customers ), or they lose the most valuable source of pre-qualified leads that a publishing company can have…the millions of people who read books through their library system and then who go on to purchase books in support of their favorite authors.
Melville House Books

The League of Extraordinary Writers: I Write Dirty Books, and I'm ...
By Mike Mullin
Part of the cause of the dramatic drop-off in reading among teenage guys is because the publishingindustry does not, by and large, produce young adult material that's competitive with other forms of entertainment available to teens. Why doesn't the publishing industry produce more “dirty” material for the YA market? Because ... Of the school that only chooses to invite authors of “clean” books to visit. If your library has nothing but “clean” books, how are you going to convince the half of ...
The League of Extraordinary Writers

Books - Flavorwire
a few of our favorite recipes, including commentary from the cookbook's authors on both the book and the food. Bon Appetit! The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier ...

App Store - PlayTales Kids' Interactive Books
Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about PlayTales Kids' Interactive Books on the App Store. Download PlayTales Kids' ...

Disney Publishing To Move Into The Same Building As Marvel ...
By Rich Johnston
Recently, Marvel have been publishing a number of Disney titles, some developed by Boom, some by Disney Italia. While Disney Publishing has been developing kid-friendly Marvel stories for publication and licensing worldwide, with the help ...
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