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[#RapplerReads] Are these popular books worth the love?

Jet and Mariana, hosts of the ‘Fiction Friends’ podcast, give their take on these bestsellers Editor’s note: #RapplerReads is a project of the BrandRap team. We earn a commission every time you shop through the affiliate links below. Being a bibliophile is both a blessing and a curse. Thousands of …

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Librarians and Others Oppose Wentzville Book Ban | Books

Stunned librarians, parents and booksellers are speaking out against the censorship of a banned book in a local school district this month. “I was shocked it went this far,” said Zebrina Looney, whose son is a Wentzville School District senior. She spoke to a local NAACP chapter of the district …

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How to save money on buying books – or get them for free | Money

To download free Many websites offer free eBooks and audiobooks. Project Gutenberg lists over 67,000 out-of-copyright titles that can be played online or downloaded in a wide range of formats. In the same way, Librivox features over 16,000 audiobooks of past titles, read and recorded by volunteers around the world. …

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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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Awesome Reader Who Reads Hundreds Of Books A Year Explains How To Read Much More

How to get smarter isn’t a mystery, and it’s not complex. The answer has been the same for millennia. Learn more (although it’s true these days, we now have many more insightful words delivery methods). The trick isn’t figuring out what you need to do, it’s getting it done. That’s …

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Ten Insightful Books for Value Investors

Thursday, 06 January 2022 08:34 Getty Images Here within the Schroders Value Team, we are always on the lookout for an opportunity to gain an investment advantage. Books don’t necessarily need to be directly related to investing to help us find new perspectives. Here we consider a variety of books …

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Yu and Me Books: New store in Chinatown, NYC filled with stories of minorities in America

CHINATOWN, Manhattan (WABC) – A brand new bookstore in Chinatown is the first of its kind: An Asian American woman is detained and filled with stories about the experiences of minorities in America and first and second generation immigrants. Yu And Me Books offers a selection of books that represent …

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Author of “Gender Queer,” One of America’s Most Banned Books, Takes On Controversy

Late that night in September, non-binary author Maia Kobabe was tagged in a viral video from a school board meeting in Fairfax County, Va. The clip showed a parent yelling at a panel of board members while holding Kobabe’s award-winning book, “Gender Queer: A Memoir.” Telling Kobabe’s story from adolescence …

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books better than tablets for young children | Miami News – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Books better than tablets for young children – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. One study found that parents spoke more to …

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The 10 Most Popular Books & Authors on TikTok

From BookTubers and Bookstagrams to the latest trend in BookTok accounts on TikTok, more and more people are using social media to get into reading and help headlines and authors gain popularity. So much so, in fact, that The Knowledge Academy conducted a study to find out which books and …

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Opinion: Parents in Utah should have a say in books at school | Utah News – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Opinion: Parents in Utah should have a say in books at school – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Opinion: Parents in …

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Children’s Picture Books – Mittens, Dogs, Interrupting Chicken and Farting Troll – Twin Cities

Who is at the top of your wishlist? I bet it’s the kids. So here’s a roundup of picture books that mix text and illustrations in a way the little ones will appreciate. No need to remind you why books are such a great gift, but we’ll do it anyway. …

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What are the advantages and disadvantages?

EBooks are great because they’re lightweight, easy to use on a phone or tablet, and you can get them anywhere, anytime. Printed books are enjoyable because of the smell, feel, and physical nature they provide. They are more immersive than an ebook can be. Which one is right for you? …

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Best Business Books 2021: Be Careful

Four thousand weeks: time management for mortalsby Oliver Burkeman (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2021) For a certain type of person, just read the title of Oliver Burkeman’s book Four thousand weeks is anxiety-provoking. After all, four thousand weeks is the time most of us spend on earth, if we’re lucky. …

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Popular children’s storybook service exposes millions of user records

Mongolian children returned to class after a Covid shutdown – Copyright AFP / File Byambasuren BYAMBA-OCHIR An open and unprotected MongoDB database owned by the children’s storytime app, FarFaria, has exposed personally identifiable information 2.9 million users. FarFaria is an app for “the perfect storytime experience”. Data breaches continue to …

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