Monthly Archives: January 2022

Grammy Nominee Allison Russell Signs With FlatIron Books For Memoir

Singer-songwriter Allison Russell has signed a deal with Flatiron Books to write a memoir that will cover some of the same territory as her debut solo album “Outside Child,” a lyrical account of her journey outside of an abusive upbringing and of his salvation through music. and community. The album …

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Mariah Carey at Lil Nas X

Mariah Carey is looking to extend her Christmas dominance by conquering the book charts. Fresh off of another successful holiday season, in which her 1994 hit All I want for Christmas is you won first place on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts, the singer released her first children’s book. …

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Here are the Seattle Public Library’s most popular books in 2021

Through Seattle Times Art Critic In a pandemic year, many of us have turned to books — many of which are provided by the Seattle Public Library, which this week released its list of its most-viewed books of 2021. His most popular title, “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (2021 …

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Forsyth School librarian wins national award, with efforts that go beyond books | Books

Melissa Pillot, Forsyth School Librarian Courtesy of Mélissa Pillot Not everyone knows that a librarian’s job can include making a string of plastic bags and packing play equipment in them. But from the moment Melissa Pillot started working at Forsyth School, recycling meant more than putting books back into circulation. …

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Local School Librarian Wins National ‘I Love My Librarian’ Award | Books

Not everyone knows that a librarian’s job can include making a string of plastic bags and packing play equipment in them. But from the moment Melissa Pillot started working at Forsyth School, recycling meant more than putting books back into circulation. “I want people to see that it’s not just …

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Books to celebrate Tu B’Shevat and enjoy nature

Tu B’Shevat is literally the 15th day of the month of Shevat. The holiday is known as the New Year of the Trees, and trees are planted in Israel. Today, the holiday has taken on added meaning as a celebration of nature and a reminder of our role as steward …

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How much do Nigerians love books?

Nigerians buy a lot of books. Picordi.com ask the question “Did you buy at least one book last year? “- the response was positive for 70% of women and 66% of men.” The survey was carried out in March 2019 with 7,800 respondents from 41 countries. “Among the most popular …

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Here’s where to find free books with Lansing Small Libraries

If you’ve ever walked around the greater Lansing area for a bit, you’ve probably seen one of these adorable little setups. Lansing’s Small Free Library At first glance, it looks like it could be a fairy’s well-decorated house. However, on closer inspection you will see that it actually houses free …

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Jason Reynolds on Creating Children’s Books for Black American Youth – WWD

Over the course of his writing career, Jason Reynolds has written over a dozen books for young people in various formats, and for his latest he is trying something new: the book is only three sentences long. Granted, they’re long sentences – spanning over 300 pages, plus. The 38-year-old writer, …

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