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Read Evansville brings together community organizations to provide books for students

CLOSE EVANSVILLE, Ind. – In an effort to distribute books to local families, Read Evansville has joined forces with Feed Evansville for a community-wide project. The two organizations, along with other volunteers and youth-serving agencies, have combined their resources to ensure students avoid learning loss this summer. Research shows summer is the time when many students experience learning […]

The 30 best summer books to help you escape 2020

New York beaches might not be open this summer, but that doesn’t mean beach reads have been canceled (you just might have to read them on a nice sunny bench somewhere else). Take a look at some of the hottest releases of summer: a mix of juicy page turners, thrillers and fun romps. Friends and […]

The vulnerability of the quarantine Zoom book club

Welcome to Vox’s weekly book link roundup, a curated selection of the internet’s best writing on books and related subjects. This has been a very difficult week. I am very sorry that we are living in a country where we have to deal with the police killing black people while we are also all trying […]

The Best Books of 2020 So Far

The best books of the year so far explore themes of power, perseverance and hope through creative storytelling and glittering prose. Journalist Robert Kolker reports on the strife of an American couple in the 1970s, overwhelmed by their sons’ schizophrenia diagnoses. Poet Cathy Park Hong establishes herself as an energetic and necessary voice in the […]

Gwinnett students get new books to keep instead of loans due to coronavirus

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Gwinnett County Public Schools launched their Books 2 Kids summer reading program this week, but with some modifications due to COVID-19. Article source: https://www.11alive.com/article/news/local/mynews/lawrenceville/gwinnett-schools-hand-out-free-books-instead-of-loaning-due-to-coronavirus/85-b549be83-a338-48c0-b72b-27cb5c31323b

Books About Kids, for Adults

? The Death of Jesus, by J. M. Coetzee Rewriting the “boy genius” “Caitlin Horrocks’s debut novel, The Vexations, a fictional dive into the early life of the French composer Erik Satie … creates a wrenching portrait of overconfidence as a destructive force.” ? The Vexations, by Caitlin Horrocks The eerie horrors of The Perfect […]

What Happens to Powell’s Books When You Can’t Browse the Aisles?

How can I protect myself while flying? If air travel is unavoidable, there are some steps you can take to protect yourself. Most important: Wash your hands often, and stop touching your face. If possible, choose a window seat. A study from Emory University found that during flu season, the safest place to sit on […]

The Beach May Be Closed, but These Books Are Worth Opening

“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.” All right, that’s Camus — but it might just as well be Hilderbrand. Pick up any one of her books on a grim, cold, what-do-I-have-to-look-forward-to kind of day, and you will be transported to a land of perpetual sunshine, afternoon sails […]

County Office of Education hosts online Battle of the Books

Last week, 160 students competed online in the 19th Annual Battle of the Books. Team #23 “Where the Books Meet the Moon,” earned the top honors and received T-shirts for their victory, while Team #11, “The Page Turners” earned the runner up spot, walking away with autographed books. Grace Sugich from Ballard School in Santa […]

Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday | Entertainment

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