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

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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!

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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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Book News: Badass Librarians, a Grunt Trailer and the Order of Canada

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Badass Librarians – How some awesome librarians foiled Al Qaeda and saved some ancient manuscripts.

Locus Awards – The Locus Awards were held last weekend and here are the awesome winners!

Best Books of 2016 – Book Riot take a look at the best books that read in 2016 . . . so far.

100 Must Read Nature Books – Now that summer is in full swing, we’re all going out a lot and checking out the outdoors, and here are 100 nature-related recommends to add to your travels.

Grunt Trailer – Mary Roach’s new book, Grunt, is out all about the science of the military. Roach is known for her bestselling books Stiff and Bonk. And here’s her entertaining book trailer for Grunt.

100 Family-Friendly Audiobooks – It’s road trip season, which means a lot of time spent in a vehicle and what better way to pass the time than listening to audiobooks, and here are 100 that your kids can listen to as well.

Order of Canada: Bestselling science fiction author Robert J. Sawyer has been appointed to the Order of Canada.

Book News: Time Travel Books, Reading Nooks, The Horrors of Christopher Pike and More!

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Walmart to Library
How an abandoned Walmart became one of the best libraries you’ve ever seen.

Reading Nooks
Ten gorgeous reading nooks you just have to try out.

Can You Cheat at Reading?
The easy answer is yes, but you’ll be cheating against yourself and here’s how.

B-Teen at B&N
Barnes & Noble’s great teen fest idea that is now a real and awesome thing.

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Book News: Queer Sci-Fi, Road Trip Reads, 100 Tales of The Old West & More

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Dark Tower News 
Recently some photos leaked of Idris Elba in his getup as Roland of Gilead; warning it will give you shivers.

Queer Comics for Sci-Fi Fans
Just to show that comics are pushing the envelope in every way, here are five queer comics for scifi fans.

Mental Reads 
Five recommended science fiction and fantasy books that tackle the prickly subject of mental illness well.

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Book News: Nebula Award Winners, Badass Moms, International Bookshops & More

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Great Women in Fantasy 
Find good female characters in fantasy can be hard work sometimes, here bestselling author Kate Elliott gives you her recommends.

Nebula Awards 
The Nebula Awards ceremony was held this last Saturday and here are the winners.

Hugo Finalists 
In other awards, the finalists for the Hugo Awards have been announced.

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Book News: Indie Bookstore App, Adaptation News, Ten Books About Fascinating Women & More!

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The Immortal Life
The incredible book, The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, is being adapted into an incredible HBO original with some incredible casting.

One App to Rule Them All
An awesome new app that shows you where all the important independent bookstores are as well as some valuable book reviews.

Must Read Sci-Fi
100 must read science fiction books by women. ‘Nuff said.

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