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This content contains affiliate links. We may earn affiliate commissions when you purchase through these links. It’s prime reading season. Summer reading has been from Book It since we were kids! And the challenge of the local library, got us excited about picking up books. Then, as soon as I entered high school, it was … Read more

Remaining (un)shown in El Salvador | Human Rights

During the bloody El Salvador civil war of 1979-92, Joan Didion reflects on the Spanish word “Salvador” in her short book “Salvador”Splitter,” means “to disappear.” She noted that its “flexibility” in Spanish as a transitive and intransitive verb has been “adopted by English speakers in El Salvador, as in John Sullivan disappears from Sheraton; government … Read more

SoCalGas partners with Reading Heart to host largest ever community-wide book fair, distributing free books to Corcoran residents

Over 20,000 books donated to the community Corcoran Promote education and spread the love of reading Los Angeles, August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and student-run nonprofit Reading Heart and Corcoran City Host the largest community-wide book fair the nonprofit has ever seen, offering more than 20,000 free books Corcoran resident. … Read more

Queer youth fiction isn’t all pessimistic realism. here is…

(MENAFN – Conversation) The early adventures of queer youth (YA) fiction followed certain conventions: They were often set in the contemporary world, and their narratives focused on coming out, bullying, heartbreak, or the fight for acceptance. Most unfortunately, these stories also have a long history of ending in tragedy. There are definitely stories that address … Read more

Seasoned Auckland librarian shares love notes, photos and personal items left in library books

article A postcard left in the Oakland Public Library book. It’s part of a collection called “Found in Library Books”. Oakland, California – For many readers, turning the page takes them on an imaginative journey. For one librarian in Oakland, she took the gift between pages to a completely different plane. For nearly a decade, … Read more

Stacey Abrams’ rising financial wealth sparks fire from right

comment on this story Comment Stacey Abrams is known for upending Georgia Republican-dominated politics, her voting rights activism and even writing romance novels under a pseudonym. During the gubernatorial race, the Democrat is emphasizing a different role: a businesswoman. The former Georgia House Minority Leader has been touting her credentials as a serial entrepreneur who … Read more

The 28 Best Books of 2021 So Far

Whether you’re shopping for the holidays, curating the perfect New Year’s list of must-read books (including happy books!), or just looking for your next book, narrowing down your market can be a tough job. When looking for your ultimate option, there are many options – different genres, styles, perspectives, and more. That’s why we’ve narrowed … Read more

‘Zany’ science teacher self-publishes first in series to help Arkansas kids make the right choices

“Today I choose to be happy!” is a new children’s book by Patti Farris, a self-proclaimed “funny, eclectic life” author from Mountainburg. This is the first book in a series of stories told through the voices of colorfully illustrated animal characters. Just like in real life, no character is perfect and some days can suck. … Read more