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The New Zealand Herald
What I learned from 300 days on the road with my kidsThere are plenty of mistakes to be made when travelling with kids. Photo / iSto
What I learned from 300 days on the road with my kids
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
There are plenty of mistakes to be made when travelling with kids. Photo / iStock You don't have to spend 300 days a year on the road with your kids to know the ins and outs of family travel. But it helps. That's no exaggeration, by the way. Last... Read more
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examiner.com
London: By Day and By Nightpublished during the centennial of the original publication of Irish author Bra
London: By Day and By Night
examiner.com / Posted 10 hours ago
published during the centennial of the original publication of Irish author Bram Stoker’s classic Gothic story. The book, (released also as an e-book) spanning Europe and the United States, is a light-hearted investigation of historic and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
It's Coleman Young's birthday; 5 little-known facts about himToday would have been former Detroit Mayor Coleman A. Young's 98th birthday. He
It's Coleman Young's birthday; 5 little-known facts about him
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 hours ago
Today would have been former Detroit Mayor Coleman A. Young's 98th birthday. Here's 5 things you may not have known about Detroit's first black mayor: 1. He attended St. Mary's Catholic School in Greektown for grade school. There he helped to start... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Local Trainer Appears In SELF MagazineThere’s a movement happening in East Tennessee. Waistlines are slimming and mus
Local Trainer Appears In SELF Magazine
The Chattanoogan / Posted 15 hours ago
There’s a movement happening in East Tennessee. Waistlines are slimming and muscles are growing. Certified Personal Trainer Hannah Davis is taking the fitness community by storm, and now one of her workouts is featured in SELF magazine. Ms. Davis’... Read more
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Breitbart
Drunk Driver Blocks L.A.’s New ‘Expo Line’ Train on Day OneThe new Expo Line train connecting Santa Monica to downtown Los Angeles had a r
Drunk Driver Blocks L.A.’s New ‘Expo Line’ Train on Day One
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
The new Expo Line train connecting Santa Monica to downtown Los Angeles had a rough start on its first regular weekday run, as a drunk driver crashed through a fence and left his car across both the eastbound and the westbound tracks Monday. EXPO... Read more
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Breitbart
How Bernie Sanders Could Win California Primary — and Still LoseA new Breitbart News analysis suggests that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) could wi
How Bernie Sanders Could Win California Primary — and Still Lose
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
A new Breitbart News analysis suggests that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) could win the June 7 California primary, even if he loses the statewide vote, and even though Hillary Clinton will win most of the “superdelegates.” In April, Breitbart News... Read more
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Breitbart
Gay Men’s Chorus ‘Humiliated’ by Female Voiceover in National AnthemThe San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus is lashing out at the San Diego Padres after the
Gay Men’s Chorus ‘Humiliated’ by Female Voiceover in National Anthem
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus is lashing out at the San Diego Padres after the group, standing on the field at Petco Park to sing the national anthem on Saturday evening, was upstaged by a recorded female voiceover singing instead. In a statement,... Read more
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TechCrunch
Waterstones outsources its e-books biz to Kobo in a bid against Amazonprimarily for its brick-and-mortar stores, continues to figure out the best way
Waterstones outsources its e-books biz to Kobo in a bid against Amazon
TechCrunch / Posted yesterday
primarily for its brick-and-mortar stores, continues to figure out the best way of competing against the big elephant in the bookstore: Amazon. Now, however, it seems to be diving into physical with even more gusto — following a wider trend in the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Finding their footingKwanruen executive editor Satida Klongvessa. The recent disappearance of women
Finding their footing
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Kwanruen executive editor Satida Klongvessa. The recent disappearance of women's glossies, including local titles such as Priew, Volume and Image as well as international franchises InStyle and Cosmopolitan, seems rather sudden yet not... Read more
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Breitbart
Young Democrats Rush to Register Ahead of California Primary1.5 million new voters have registered ahead of the June 7 California primary —
Young Democrats Rush to Register Ahead of California Primary
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
1.5 million new voters have registered ahead of the June 7 California primary — and the rivalry between Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) appears to be a reason, as Sanders makes a last-ditch effort to keep Clinton from the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Russell Smith: Read between the lines of the e-book debatea page or on a screen. But our expectations of what constitutes a book are chan
Russell Smith: Read between the lines of the e-book debate
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
a page or on a screen. But our expectations of what constitutes a book are changed when we come to know that most available books are not essentially different from blog posts or social-media updates: They are not curated, not chosen by any... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Lack of budgeting transparency hurting OK legislators’ causeCITIZENS often complain that state lawmakers focus too much on minor issues app
Lack of budgeting transparency hurting OK legislators’ cause
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
CITIZENS often complain that state lawmakers focus too much on minor issues appealing only to a minority while ignoring Oklahoma's budget challenges. Those criticisms are not entirely fair, but lawmakers have done themselves no favors by conducting... Read more
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Breitbart
Honolulu Pays Lesbian Couple $80k After Kissing ArrestA lesbian couple from Los Angeles has been awarded $80,000 by the City of Honol
Honolulu Pays Lesbian Couple $80k After Kissing Arrest
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
A lesbian couple from Los Angeles has been awarded $80,000 by the City of Honolulu to settle a dispute after the two were arrested in a local grocery store following public displays of affection. Bail conditions had required them to stay on the... Read more
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Philly.com
Gizmo Guy: How 5 rival smartphones compareThe competition for smartphone superiority seems especially fierce this spring.
Gizmo Guy: How 5 rival smartphones compare
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
The competition for smartphone superiority seems especially fierce this spring. Hearing the call, Gizmo Guy has been walking around with four strong pocket pal contenders: an LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7, iPhone 6S, and HTC 10. I've also been toting an... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The Blur: Does anything but where we watch separate film and television anymore? What the melding means for storytellingIt used to be easy: Movies were smart and television was dumb. Movies were a s
The Blur: Does anything but where we watch separate film and television anymore? What the melding means for storytelling
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
It used to be easy: Movies were smart and television was dumb. Movies were a special communal event, and television was part of humdrum home life. Television had commercials and movies did not, television was episodic and open-ended while movies... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
The harm done by Big Business worldwide is epic: OliveOne of the oldest documents in humanity is the Hammurabi Code, dating from 1754
The harm done by Big Business worldwide is epic: Olive
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 3 days ago
One of the oldest documents in humanity is the Hammurabi Code, dating from 1754 BC. It contains no fewer than 282 laws. Such was the epidemic of anti-social behaviour by people engaged in commerce that the Babylonian king was obliged to engrave in... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes May 22St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd is a Level III Trauma Center, providing
Business Notes May 22
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd is a Level III Trauma Center, providing emergency medical services 24 hours a day, seven days a week through urgent care, emergency rooms and trauma surgery. The life-saving team cares for more than 27,000... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Woman in wheelchair robbed in VenturaA woman in a wheelchair was robbed of her e-book reader Friday in Ventura, offi
Woman in wheelchair robbed in Ventura
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
A woman in a wheelchair was robbed of her e-book reader Friday in Ventura, officials said. The victim, a 32-year-old Ventura resident, told officers she was robbed at 12:50 p.m. while on a bike path in the 1600 block of South Victoria Avenue,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
'Blown away' by Rotary supportA transgender woman is "blown away'' by the support she has received from Queen
'Blown away' by Rotary support
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
A transgender woman is "blown away'' by the support she has received from Queenstown Rotary Club members after they nominated her as their next president. Monica Mulholland, who will take on the role in July next year, said just being accepted as... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The Blur: Does anything but where we watch separate film and television anymore? What the melding means for storytellingIt used to be easy: Movies were smart and television was dumb. Movies were a s
The Blur: Does anything but where we watch separate film and television anymore? What the melding means for storytelling
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
It used to be easy: Movies were smart and television was dumb. Movies were a special communal event, and television was part of humdrum home life. Television had commercials and movies did not, television was episodic and open-ended while movies... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The Blur: Does anything but where we watch separate film and television anymore? What the melding means for storytellingIt used to be easy: Movies were smart and television was dumb. Movies were a s
The Blur: Does anything but where we watch separate film and television anymore? What the melding means for storytelling
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
It used to be easy: Movies were smart and television was dumb. Movies were a special communal event, and television was part of humdrum home life. Television had commercials and movies did not, television was episodic and open-ended while movies... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pac-12 finances: SEC and Big Ten revenue comps, Pac-12 Networks profit, Larry Scott s pay and much moreThe Pac-12 on Wednesday released its 990s for the FY2015, which provide the onl
Pac-12 finances: SEC and Big Ten revenue comps, Pac-12 Networks profit, Larry Scott s pay and much more
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
The Pac-12 on Wednesday released its 990s for the FY2015, which provide the only official look into the conference s finances. I tweeted some key numbers at the time but was on assignment, as they say, and am only now posting a thorough... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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11 News Houston
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
11 News Houston / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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First Coast News
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
First Coast News / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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examiner.com
Indie author spotlight, Part 7: Terah Edun on 'Sworn to Vengeance' (Q&A)first to admit that I pre-ordered George R.R. Martin’s latest book in all its h
Indie author spotlight, Part 7: Terah Edun on 'Sworn to Vengeance' (Q&A)
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
first to admit that I pre-ordered George R.R. Martin’s latest book in all its hardcover gloriousness. I wanted to savor the book, hold a weighty tome in my hands, and sniff its pages like a proper book reader. But I’ve also bought and pre-ordered... Read more
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USA Today
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google HomeOn Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a
Speaker showdown: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
On Wednesday, Google formally infiltrated Amazon territory with Google Home, a small speaker capable of answering voice commands through a new digital assistant. The assistant is similar to Alexa, the artificial intelligence voice assistant powering... Read more
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CNET
Use Goodreads to find good deals on e-booksand click the Deals tab, you'll see three options: If you're already a Goodrea
Use Goodreads to find good deals on e-books
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
and click the Deals tab, you'll see three options: If you're already a Goodreads user, you've probably already added some books to your Want to Read shelf (the aforementioned "City of Thieves," for example). With that option enabled, Goodreads... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
E-book of Okri's 'The Famished Road' to come out this fallNEW YORK (AP) " Ben Okri's "The Famished Road," the Booker Prize-winning story
E-book of Okri's 'The Famished Road' to come out this fall
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) " Ben Okri's "The Famished Road," the Booker Prize-winning story of a spirit child in an African city, is finally coming out as an e-book. The digital publisher Open Road Integrated Media told The Associated Press on Thursday that the... Read more
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Wired News
Goodreads Is Finally Cashing in on Its Devoted CommunityThe premise of Goodreads is simple, as it has been since the service launched i
Goodreads Is Finally Cashing in on Its Devoted Community
Wired News / Posted 5 days ago
The premise of Goodreads is simple, as it has been since the service launched in 2007: Track the books you read, leave ratings and reviews, and network with fellow readers. In practice, though, the platform has grown to be a sprawling literary social... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Homer couple marries life, artThe partnership of Homer artists Skywalker and Brian Payne sounds like a romanc
Homer couple marries life, art
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 5 days ago
The partnership of Homer artists Skywalker and Brian Payne sounds like a romance novel tease. Can a storyteller-poet-dancer raised in a military family find true love, bliss, creative support and happiness with a Midwestern comic book writer? And can... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich man who lost publishing job goes on Arctic adventure and writes book about it Adrian Hall, of Norwich, went on an Arctic adventure aftre taking redundancy,
Norwich man who lost publishing job goes on Arctic adventure and writes book about it
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 5 days ago
Adrian Hall, of Norwich, went on an Arctic adventure aftre taking redundancy, inspiring him to launch an outdoor discovery business. Losing your job after 20... Read more
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iol.co.za
JK Rowling lauded by PENCaro, filmmaker Woody Allen and more than 100 other writers and artists. PEN's
JK Rowling lauded by PEN
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Caro, filmmaker Woody Allen and more than 100 other writers and artists. PEN's annual publishing award was given to Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Pietsch, presented his prize by ‘The Goldfinch’ author Donna Tartt. Pietsch, whose battles have... Read more
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