2012 Summer Book Club reading list

KidsPost 2012 Summer Book Club reading list
Washington Post
Here's our list of recommended summer reading for our 12th annual book club. This year's theme is the “Joy of Summer Reading.”

Alleged thief busted in Arizona Book of Mormon disappearance
Los Angeles Times
The alleged thief of an original Book of Mormon has been arrested; he had published a book of poetry by the book's 88-year-old owner.

Marco Rubio Almost Quit Senate Race, Book Says
Fox News
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was on the verge of dropping out of the Senate race, convinced he would get crushed by Gov. Charlie Crist ...

Rare book's theft a symptom of 'Mormonia'
San Francisco Chronicle
The accused was a business partner and one of her closest friends, who chatted with her by phone for hours each week and helped her publish a book of her ...

Bill would protect Israeli authors' royalties from book chains' discounts
Washington Post
JERUSALEM — In the land of the People of the Book, the discounted book may soon be a thing of the past. ... 2012 photo, Israeli author Eli Tziper holds a copy of his book “The treasure of ...But literary books are also a big part of Israeli culture ...

Bill would protect Israeli authors' royalties
Bloomberg Businessweek
In the land of the People of the Book, the discounted book may soon be a thing of the past. ... But literary books are also a big part of Israeli culture. ... Amazon's deep discounting of top-sellinge-books in the U.S. led publishers to set the prices ...

Reading Scalia's New Book for Hints on Health Care Ruling
New York Times
In the book's preface, he explains (referring to himself in the third person) that he ... only the name of one of its authors makes it of interest to the general reader.

Israeli authors fight book deals
BBC News
A group of Israeli authors launch a battle to stop the country's leading ... Israeli author Eli Tziper holds his book The Treasure of the Hebrew Rhyme ... of the Book because their identity is rooted in the Bible, but literary books are also a big ...

BBC News

Rubio book says he almost quit Senate race
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Sen. Marco Rubio was on the verge of dropping out of the 2010 race for the Senate, convinced that then-Gov. Charlie Crist's popularity, ...


Join the KidsPost Summer Book Club
Washington Post
The Summer Book Club is open to kids ages 5 to 14. Children may read some or all of thebooks on our list. We're on the honor system. We just want kids to ...

Onseeker® Technologies Debuts New Turn-Key Author Apps for ...
Houston Chronicle
Authors can now create their own inexpensive, easy-to-update mobile apps for iOS and ... and expand their readership and book sales through smartphone devices. ... WIth an app, authorscan showcase their books, events, social news and ...

Michelle Obama's book filled with good lessons
Philadelphia Inquirer
That is but one of many reasons to read Michelle Obama's book, American ... Maybe, but thebook is actually decently written and fun to read — even if, like me, ...

APNewsBreak: Rubio book says he almost quit race
The Associated Press
APNewsBreak: Rubio book says he almost quit race ... The book details his grandparents and parents life in Cuba and how they struggled financially.

The Associated Press

Try these literary Big Gulps
Chicago Tribune
Essay: Big books bring big rewards, from new biography of the Brontes to epic ... is little more than a backlash to the e-book craze, to the increasing popularity of ... "2312" (Orbit) by Kim Stanley Robinson is the latest in the author's amazing ...

Book Review: The Deep Massage Book: How to Combine Structure ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
How to Combine Structure and Energy in Bodywork is one of the best books, if not the only book, on the market that explains the exact nature of energetic ...

Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner Release Book on the ...
Authors provide insight and guidance on interpreting constitutional, statutory, and contractual texts Eagan, MN, (June 15, 2012) - Best-selling authors an.

Marco Rubio book says he almost quit race
The book details his grandparents and parents life in Cuba and how they struggled... While much of the book details his political life and the campaign, there are ...


Authors on their works
San Jose Mercury News
The New Yorker magazine calls the new book "a darkly cunning story about the power of ... The author appears Monday in Palo Alto: 7 p.m., Cubberley Community ... Nobel laureate J.M. Coetzee has called Ohlin -- whose earlier books include ...

Book Excerpt: Aliens Go Crazy for Rock 'n' Roll in Year Zero
Wired News
... consequences of extraterrestrials' addiction to Earth's powerful pop music. The book, written by Listen.com founder Rob Reid, will be published July 10.

Wired News

BeBe Winans writing book on Whitney Houston
Sacramento Bee
Whitney Houston's mother isn't the only person writing a book on the superstar. ... The book promises what is described as "heart-breaking accounts that led to ...

Book buzz: Fun to hear in the car, bad book jackets
Here's a look at what's buzzing in the books world today.

'Wimpy Kid' author reaches audiences young and old
Delmarva Now
SALISBURY --Best-selling children's author Jeff Kinney will make an appearance in Cambridge for an exclusive book signing event Saturday. ... Kinney, author of the massively popular "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series of books, will host a ... "In fact, it ...

Rubio book reveals surprises along political journey
Orlando Sentinel
WASHINGTON – While growing up as a converted Mormon in Las Vegas, Marco Rubio was briefly inspired by Democratic icon Ted Kennedy until his ...

Another Scandinavian Author With Murder on His Mind
New York Times
Anticipating the publication of a new Nesbo novel, “Phantom,” in the fall, Mr. Nesbo's publisher, Alfred A. Knopf, flew him into New York last week for Book Expo...

New York Times

Natalie Standiford talks about summer reading and writing about her ...
Washington Post
To kick off the KidsPost Summer Book Club, author Natalie Standiford talks about her newbook, “The Secret Tree.”

Google Play Books makes an efficient arrival in Germany (update ...
By Zachary Lutz
Germans, grab your reading glasses, for it's today that Google is announcing the arrival of PlayBooks -- complete with the ability to. ... Google Play Books makes an efficient arrival in Germany (update: and Spain). By Zachary Lutz posted Jun ...

Kindle app update adds children's books, comics | TUAW - The ...
By Megan Lavey-Heaton
Amazon has pushed a long-awaited update to its Kindle app that adds children's books, graphic novels and comics. The availability of these books that take full advantage of a color screen was one of the marketing tactics behind the release of ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Kindle Apps Now Support Children's Books, Comics
By Samantha Murphy
Amazon on Thursday rolled out a series of updates for its Kindle iOS and Android apps, as well as its Kindle Cloud Reader, to now support children's books, graphic novels and comics. The updates also include a cleaner user interface with smaller margins and improvements on finding information on titles and authors. Magnifying text within the ... This allows artwork to be showcased in a panel-by-panel layout similar to reading a traditional children's book. Kindle Panel View is also ...
Mashable » Dev & Design

Thomas Pynchon Novels Coming to eBook, at Long Last | Open ...
By Dan Colman
Thomas Pynchon has never made things particularly easy for his publishers. He has famously shunned any kind of media attention for decades. (Book tours? No thanks.) And, during recent years, he resisted the idea of republishing his books ...
Open Culture

10 Worst Book Covers In The History Of Literature - So Bad So Good
By Alex Wain
We've selected 10 abominations that are the legitimate covers, of some of the least read booksin the world. Some utterly defy belief, others are serious missteps of creative direction – either way we hope you're entertained by what you're ...
So Bad So Good

FBI recovers rare first-edition of the Book of Mormon - CNN Belief Blog
By The Editors
By Carol Cratty, CNN (CNN)--Law enforcement agents have recovered a rare first-edition copy of the Book of Mormon that was reported stolen from a Mesa, Arizona, bookstore in late May.
CNN Belief Blog

Children's Books, Graphic Novels, and Comics Now Available on ...
By Melanie Pinola
Web/iOS/Android: Great news, readers: The latest Kindle updates for the mobile and Cloud Reader apps now support kid's books, graphic novels, and comics. There are over 1000 new titles available, with support for pop-up text and ...

Book Review: John Scalzi's 'Redshirts' | TrekMovie.com
By Robert Lyons
As president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and a New York Times bestselling author, Scalzi's name brings a certain expectation with it to reading (even if only by way of these distinctions). I am not quite sure that I would say that “Redshirts” ... I don't think this is a problem with the one-off book format, however, as I have read plenty of one-off books and short stories whose environments are brought vividly to life. "Childhood's End" and "Imperial Earth" (Arthur C.

Book Blogger Hop: June 15-21 - Crazy-for-Books
By Jen
Yes, I am a co-leader of the women's book club at my church. We are currently on hiatus for the spring, but I hope to pick back up in the fall. We have read some pretty amazing books (The Noticer by Andy Andrews, Life In Spite of Me by Kristen ...

Michelle Malkin » Parents who sent kids to progressive 'no books ...
By Doug Powers
Parents who sent kids to progressive 'no books, no tests' school founded by cerulean theater troupe shocked kids not learning to read.
Michelle Malkin

Read | Translate | Yiddish Book Center
The Yiddish Book Center is the world's first and only comprehensive source of out-of-print Yiddish books – and a major force in translating Yiddish literature into ...

NOOK Reading Apps - Barnes & Noble
Free NOOK eBook reading apps any device Read Anywhere - Barnes & Noble. ... Bestsellingbooks, ingenious electronics, movies, music, and more.Shop Now ...

Best Lamplighter Publishing Books (6 books)
6 books based on 1 votes: Ishmael by E.D.E.N. Southworth, Self Raised by E.D.E.N. Southworth,... Goodreads: Book reviews, recommendations, and discussion ...

Book/Packaging Scripts for Photoshop | LinkedIn
I'm getting more requests to design eBooks (and now print books). ... You can publish directly to several e-book formats. ... I'm looking for a program to create the book covers themselves (thepublisher I'm working with is working with someone ...

Google Offers in Atlanta - $10 for $20 of new and used books
Independent bookstore in Inman Park. New releases & bestsellers. Common & uncommon used books. Rare & out-of-print titles. Located in Little 5 Points.

FBI recovers rare first-edition of the Book of Mormon - CNN Belief Blog
The FBI announced Thursday the religious book, first published in 1830 in New York, ... who buy and sell rare books to alert them that the book had been stolen.

An Important Announcement | Readability Blog
Readability's publisher payment plan was one such attempt—the first of ... Two things needed to happen for the publisher payment plan to be a lasting success.

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