Book News: Obama’s Summer Reading, NASA Research Library Opens For All, Kobo Announces New e-Reader & More!


Hugo Awards
The Hugo Awards were held this past Saturday and here are all the great winners, with people of color and women coming out on top.

NASA Library
NASA is making its entire research library free to the public!

Bookshop Day in UK and Ireland
After the success of independent bookstore days across the United States, the UK and Ireland are getting in on the action with their own celebrations.

Presidential Summer Reading List
President Obama has some great books on his summer reading list this year.

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Book Report: Feminist Bookstores, ‘Wild Cards’ Comes To TV, ‘Stranger Things’ To Read & More!


If You’re Obsessed with Stranger Things
Here’s a specially picked reading list to satisfy your cravings.

Amazon Raided
Amazon’s offices in Japan were raided on suspicion of pressuring retailers.

A Special Kind of Bookstore
Here are the thirteen best feminist bookstores located in the US.

A Chilling Read
Learn about Fairbanks, Alaska’s best bookstore and what makes it such a great place to come in from the cold.

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Book News: 50 Beautiful Libraries, ‘Potter’ Has a Good Week, Fall 2016 Anticipated Titles & More!


Stormlight Archive Companion Download
For fans of Brandon Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive, the ebook companion is now available to download for free.

Most Beautiful Library
A state by state look at 50 beautiful libraries.

Next Oprah Pick
Oprah has selected her next book club pick, The Underground Railroad.

Target Starts Carrying Kindles Again
After a four-year hiatus, Target and Amazon have come to terms once more.

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Book News: Rowling Bids Farewell to Potter, A New Michael Crichton Dinosaur Novel Surfaces, Defining Afrofuturism & More!


Comic-Con Aftermath
A look back at this year’s Comic-Con and its relation to all things books.

Muggle Mob
With the upcoming release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two a flash mob seems just right.

Book Selling Cred
Do you have what it takes to work at The Strand bookstore?

A great article on defining the genre.

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Book News: Los Angeles’ Best Indie Bookstores, Why You Should Read YA Lit, A Conversation Between Stephen and George & More!


UK Indies Fight Back

How independent bookstores in Britain are finding ways of getting customers in their stores.

More Dark Tower

Everyone’s getting excited with the adaptation of Stephen King’s opus and here are some more groovy photos.

L.A. Indie

The next time you’re in Los Angeles, check out these awesome bookstores.

Why You Should Read YA

A great article with nine reasons why you should be reading young adult books.

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Book News: How to Sleep More, More eMusic and Books are Doing Well


Tanith Lee: On remembering the bestselling science fiction author.
How to Sleep More: Apparently using an ereader before bed, like – no doubt – many people do, can affect your sleep habits.
eMusic is Back: After being the big thing in the 90’s, eMusic is rebranding themselves as eStories.
People are Still Buying Books: Book sales rose in May, yay!
All the Colors: Coloring books are still a hot item.

Book News: World’s Oldest Library Reopens, Remembering Elie Wiesel, Amazon B&M Comes To NYC & More!


A New Comic Book Store
Ariell R. Johnson is the first black woman to own a comic book store on the East Coast.

World’s Oldest Library
The world’s oldest library, started by a woman in Morocco in the 9th century, is back in business.

Remembering Elie Wiesel
On remembering the well-loved and well-respected author of Night.

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