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Books: Events for week of July 22

Baton Rouge Monday, July 23 Introduction to Overdrive and Libby: 10 a.m. to noon, EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Get a brief overview of Overdrive then learn how to set up your device (bring yours) so you can download books. Call (225) 756-1150 to register. Introduction to the Internet: 1 […]

The Ada Lace Books Will Get Girls Interested in STEM

Emily Calandrelli, host of Xploration Outer Space and correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, thinks there aren’t enough female science geeks in fiction. She wants to help change that with her Ada Lace series of children’s books. “What I wanted to do was create a character that was female who had these types of […]

3 books that will change your mindset about money

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‘Greed Came Over Me’: $8 Million in Rarities Stolen From Pittsburgh …

Mr. Schulman did not respond to requests for comment. His lawyer, Robert G. Del Greco Jr., told The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that his client was a “titan” in the book community. “The complaint sets forth serious allegations, and we are treating them as such,” he said. The partnership between Mr. Priore and Mr. Schulman began in […]

Delta Sigma Theta sorority will give hundreds of books to Dallas’ Paul Quinn College

Paul Quinn College in southeastern Dallas will soon receive about 300 new books, including novels and pricey textbooks courtesy of the nation’s largest historically black sorority. Delta Sigma Theta coordinated the book drive for the historically black college in recent months, and has begun to ship the books to the school’s Zale Library. The book […]

New Star Wars books will answer Last Jedi questions, revive Obi-wan and star Jar Jar Binks

The biggest names in Star Wars publishing gathered at San Diego Comic-Con today to reveal the next batch of books coming in a galaxy far, far away. The publishing world of Star Wars represented on the panel ranged from comics and reference books to adult, young adult, and children’s books and all points in between. Marc […]

The 7 Best Books to Read While You Desperately Await More Game of Thrones

In the midst of the long winter known as the wait for the final season of Game of Thrones, it’s important to find ways to stay entertained. And while George R.R. Martin may not be putting out The Winds of Winter, the next installment in his A Song of Ice and Fire series, anytime soon, […]

Best-Selling Books Week Ended July 15 – WSJ

July 20, 2018 Article source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/best-selling-books-week-ended-july-15-1532095941

9 Transportive Books To Read When You Need A Break From City Life But Can’t Afford A Getaway

Whether you’re living in New York City or Los Angeles or somewhere in between, city life can be a lot to handle. Sometimes, you just need to get away for a while — breath the fresh air, meditate in the sound of silence, walk without running into anyone else, bask in the mist of the […]

Karin Slaughter: By the Book

Who is your favorite overlooked or underappreciated writer? Clare Chambers (“Learning to Swim,” “The Editor’s Wife”) is an English author who’s fantastic at writing about crazy, eclectic families. What keeps Clare from being the English Anne Tyler is there’s always someone who is acutely aware of not quite fitting in. There’s something heartbreaking about the […]