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Local Author’s First Book Depicts the Dark Side of 2 Brothers | WLife

After years of wanting to and even starting to write a book, inspiration came at the right time for Jim Cheney. “A year or two ago, I was in a restaurant in Monteagle, [Tennessee], and I probably drank too much coffee when I had an idea, ”he said. Cheney, a …

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Richard King, Montreal writer and broadcaster, has passed away

Montreal novelist, entrepreneur and book critic Richard King died on Sunday. King brought his unbridled passion for books to CBC Montreal as a columnist for Home Run then Let’s go on CBC Radio One until the end of 2021. He has also written book reviews and articles for the CBC …

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St. Louis Blues brave a frigid night, author of “team effort” to dominate the Minnesota Wild at the Winter Classic

MINNEAPOLIS – Jordan Kyrou had two goals and two assists in a second five-goal period for St. Louis, and the Blues went through the coldest away game in NHL history to beat host Minnesota Wild 6 -4 during the Winter Classic Saturday night. The official face-off temperature at Target Field, …

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New Orleans Gears Up for Local Author’s Gothic Shapeshifter Tale

“Lalin Bonheur: Bewitched by the Greenhouses”, by Margaret O. Howard. Shapeshifter, werewolves, a witch, prophetic dreams, old African gods in the New World: there is powerful magic and big trouble in the French Quarter of 19th-century New Orleans, the backdrop of the second novel by Alligator Point writer Margaret O. …

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Saugus author of Westerns has two new books

Entertainment, lifestyle, news You have 2 free items left this month. SAUGUS – Tom Sheehan, 94, a former student of Saugus High School, has had two new western books, “The Townsman” and “The Horseman Cometh and Other Stories”, published by Pocol Press of Punxsutawney, Pa. Readers can accompany the 94-year-old …

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Patrick Bet-David buys Broward office buildings for $ 9 million

Patrick Bet-David (PatrickBetDavid.com, iStock / Photo Illustration by Steven Dilakian for The Real Deal) In separate deals totaling $ 8.6 million, author and social media influencer Patrick Bet-David purchased a pair of office buildings in Broward County. In Fort Lauderdale, a subsidiary managed by Bet-David paid $ 4.2 million for …

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Twinkle Khanna Picks His Stars: A Playlist Compiled By The Author

Are you bored at home this winter and want to stay in bed all day? Twinkle Khanna, actor turned author, curated the perfect list of books to read. She shared the recommendations as part of a fun Instagram reel on her Tweak India platform. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and …

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How Richard Paul Evans’ ‘The Christmas Box’ Helps Children

His novels, over 40 of them, have sold over 35 million copies and have been translated into 24 languages. The predominant theme is Christmas, dating back to his first book, “The Christmas Box”, a self-published (early) bestseller that launched the unlikely career of an author whom The New York Times …

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Wheel of Time author teases upcoming video game project with studio “a lot of you have heard about”

Current Wheel of Time author has announced an upcoming video game project with a studio that “many of you have heard of.” Brandon Sanderson – who became the author of the Wheel of Time book series in 2007 after the death of the original author – has published a blog …

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Journalist, Dallas Morning News political reporter and author Wayne Slater killed in car crash

AUSTIN – Retired Dallas Morning News Austin bureau chief and senior political writer Wayne Slater, who has chronicled the rise of two Texas governors and co-authored two books on George W. Bush’s adviser Karl Rove, has died Monday in a car crash in Williamson County. He was 74 years old. …

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author visits Ridgeview to celebrate reading | Life

Popular children’s book author Michael Shoulders visited Ridgeview School for a day of celebration of reading and literacy on December 14th. His visit was scheduled as part of Ridgeview’s Olympic Literacy Theme for 2021-2022. The purpose of this theme is to help students establish and set individual and group reading …

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A Winter Evening with Author Lois Lowry

LOVELL – Friends of the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library are excited to set up an online chat with Lois Lowry on Thursday, January 27 at 7 p.m. ET. Join us as famed Lowry, a resident of Maine with deep connections to Bridgton and Lovell, talks about his life and writings, …

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Charles R. Morris, iconoclastic author on economics, dies at 82

Among his other books were “A Rabble of Dead Money: The Great Crash and the Global Depression: 1929-1939 (2017); “Comeback: America’s New Economic Boom” (2013); “The Wise Men: Warren Buffett, George Soros, Paul Volcker and the Maelstrom of the Markets” (2009); “The Trillion Dollar Merger” (2008); “The Surgeons: Life and …

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Colorado Springs Author Publishes Cookbook With Recipes From Her Former Bed and Breakfast | Way of life

If you frequented The French Kitchen before the pandemic, you will probably remember Heidi Wigand-Nicely. She was the super cheerful little barista who pulled espressos. Working there was exactly what she needed to decide which passion she would follow next. “It was a transition from selling my Fox Run B&B …

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Outlander author Diana Gabaldon reveals she knew how Jamie and Claire’s story would end for 20 years

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ARTICLES the foreigner author Diana Gabaldon has been busy promoting the new book in the series – Go tell the bees that I’m gone. Ahead of the premiere of season 6 of the hit Starz season 6, Gabaldon hid a few secrets. Including the fact that she …

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Joanna Rakoff, OC ’94, journalist and author – The Oberlin Review

I didn’t listen to them, of course, and enrolled in an MA in Literature program at University College London. I had taken the Oberlin-in-London program and chose this master’s program largely because I wanted to come back to London. While in the program, I started to realize that I didn’t …

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Author Claire Vaye Watkins on Creativity, Life in the Mojave Desert, and the Blurred Line between Fiction and Autobiography

Author Claire Vaye Watkins is both object and observer of the desert of the Southwest. His collection of bestselling short stories, Warrior-born (2012), and critically acclaimed novel, Golden Famous Citrus (2015), both take place in the ever-changing deserts of Nevada and California, its home region. Last fall Watkins released a …

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Author Yamashita wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Karen Tei Yamashita appears in stream for the 72nd National Book Awards. (National Book Foundation) Rafu wire services Karen Tei Yamashita received the 2021 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation on November 17. “A daring and groundbreaking writer, Yamashita’s deeply creative work has had …

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Famous Author To Talk About Having Family Members Addicted To Opioids

As the country grapples with an epidemic of opioid addiction-related deaths, families and especially children of drug addicts are suffering their own hell. Jarrett J. Krosoczka, award-winning author of the graphic novel for young readers “Hey, Kiddo”, knows what it’s like to live with a parent’s addiction. The Hampshire HOPE …

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Authors Meera V Barath, R Lakshmi Priya talk about the inspiration behind Airavata, an anthology on

Once upon a time, it took just one ring to rule them all. In the here and now, a world of collaborations and serendipity, it takes a mythical white elephant to bring them all together, it seems. The giants who dance, sing, party, face hardships and escape come together under …

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San Antonio author’s debut novel mixes magic and real life

Growing up in the Rio Grande Valley, author Rudy Ruiz does not recall seeing his family depicted in many books in his school library. He hopes that his first novel, The Resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez, perhaps among the titles bringing more representation to readers today. “I was an avid reader, …

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Union Minister co-authored book capturing defining moments in BJP history

A book tracing the rise of BJP since the days of Jana Sangh and capturing incidents considered to be defining moments in its history has been written by Union Minister Bhupender Yadav. The book, co-authored by Yadav and economist Ila Pattnaik, introduces readers to the ideological and organizational buy-in, which …

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How this woman spearheaded Amazon’s Kindle Vella platform by providing new opportunities for independent authors

Kindle Vella, Amazon’s latest self-publishing platform, provides readers and writers with … [+] opportunities to engage with each other. getty Virginia Milner, Senior Product Manager for Kindle Direct Publishing and Head of Kindle Vella, has changed the creative landscape for writers. In an ever-changing technological world, there are many platforms …

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Ed McClanahan, one of Kentucky’s most prominent writers, dies at 89

Ed mcclanahan Guy Mendes Ed McClanahan, a writer who turned a childhood in a small Kentucky town and his Californian adventures as a jolly prankster into a lasting and beloved literary career, died at home on Saturday, his family said. He was 89 years old. McClanahan, a short story master …

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Canada honors Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood and puts her on stamp

The award-winning writer has 50 works to her credit and has sold millions of books worldwide. Ottawa: Canada’s Postal Service on Thursday celebrated “The Handmaid’s Tale” author Margaret Atwood’s 60-year writing career by putting her image on a stamp. At a ceremony at a Toronto library, Ottawa-born Atwood reacted humorously …

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Citing apartheid, international writers support Sally Rooney boycott of Israel – Middle East Monitor

Seventy prominent writers, poets and playwrights from several continents signed a letter endorsing Sally Rooney’s boycott of Israel, describing it as “an exemplary response to the growing injustices inflicted on the Palestinians.” Major authors, including award-winning Irish authors Niamh Campbell and Kevin Barry; Rachel Kushner, Eileen Myles and Eliot Weinburger …

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Nationwide Author Steve Sheinkin Fallout Tour & Breakdown Workshop

Presented by: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group and School Library JournalDate and time of the event: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PT Calling all classes and libraries! Join the bestselling and award-winning author Steve sheinkin for a conversation on …

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For the author of ‘Wicked’, the door was always open to the Schenectady bookstore – The Daily Gazette

The first time Gregory Maguire visited The Open Door Bookstore & Gift Gallery on Jay Street in downtown Schenectady, he knew he was in a special place. “I was either in high school or freshman in college, and for a kid from Pine Hills to Albany, taking a trip to …

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The best Mac apps for writers and authors

The Mac comes with apps for writing notes, letters, and even books, but take the time to look further and there are great writing apps for every aspect of writing. Best writing apps for Mac You already have Pages on your Mac – and on your iPhone and iPad too …

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Over 7 science fiction and fantasy books by trans authors

Recognized as a time to raise visibility and address issues faced by community members, November 13-19 is Trans Awareness Week. As members of various nerd spaces, we understand the power of storytelling and storytelling. So, in honor of this week, we’ve put together a list of some of the many …

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Greek author wins prestigious European book award for best novel in Europe

Greek novelist Christos A. Chomenidis received the European Book Prize (The European Book Prize) for his novel ‘Niki’ (Victory) with congratulatory messages from Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the Minister of Culture, among others. The European Book Prize, one of the most important distinctions in the field of literature, was …

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DOJ: A Penguin Random House / Simon & Schuster “Behemoth” Would Harm Authors and Consumers – Antitrust / Competition Law

The antitrust division is suing to block the deal. The publishers promise a vigorous challenge. Claiming the deal would create a “publishing behemoth,” the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division filed an antitrust complaint on November 2 to prevent the world’s largest publisher, Penguin Random House (PRH), from acquire its …

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Del Mar author specializes in powerful women in European history

A recent report published in the Union-Tribune in San Diego and other media outlets around the world recounted how researchers found evidence in Marie Antoinette’s letters supporting the idea the 18th-century French queen had. a clandestine love affair with a Swedish count. Author Nancy Goldstone (Courtesy) The news should have …

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The History of Athens by Hellenist author Bruce Clark

Bruce Clark’s new book delves into the history of Athens from ancient times to the present day. Photo of the Academy of Athens building. Credit: Thomas Wolf, CC BY-SA 3.0 de / Wikipedia Hellenist author Bruce Clark, who has a long association and a deep understanding of Greece from ancient …

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Local authors team up for paranormal investigations

Seymour writers Ashley Greathouse, left, and Melissa Slate-Bindschadler with their paranormal research devices. The duo have a podcast and vodcast called “Encounters with Darkness”, which can be found on most social media platforms. Lori McDonald | The gallery When a psychological horror writer and a dark fantasy writer team up …

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15 best books by Native American authors of 2021

Daniel GrizeljGetty Images Like any cultural perspective, the Native American experience is not a monolith, nor is the literature written by Native authors. Even the appropriate terminology may differ depending on individual experience. While many refer to natives as Native Americans, the National Museum of the American Indian notes that …

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Fredericksburg Area Authors Schedule Local Library Visits | Arts

MEET YOUR FAVORITE ZONE AUTHOR AT LOCAL LIBRARIES Several Fredericksburg-area authors are set to meet fans and sign books at branches of the Rappahannock Central Regional Library in the coming weeks. Tanya alexander, author of “Consider Me: The Job Experience”, will visit readers from noon to 3 pm Saturday at …

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Stories Behind the Authors – The Falcon

SPU alumni help pave the way for aspiring writers “The Story Behind the Poems” and “The Story Behind the Stories” are some of the written works that are part of the “Completely Random Writing Prompts” collection. (Rita Chetty) Writing can be an outlet used for all kinds of reasons, which …

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Hopkinsville Community College to Host Roundtable Reading Series with Author Angela Jackson-Brown

Hopkinsville, Kentucky – Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will be hosting a roundtable reading series featuring author Angela Jackson-Brown on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 12:05 p.m. in the Emerging Technologies building, Anderson Seminar Hall. Those who prefer to participate virtually can register online through Blackboard Collaborate. His latest novel, When …

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10 Must-Have Books by Latinx Authors in 2021

This month is Hispanic Heritage Month, a time dedicated to the recognition and celebration of the Latinx community. This period from September 15 to October 15 is often used to tell their stories and raise Latinx voices, so what better way to celebrate than reading books written by Latinx authors? …

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The best sales of the week | Books and Authors

Here are the bestsellers for the week ending Saturday, October 1, compiled using data from independent bookstores and chains, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (C ) 2021 NPD Group. RIGID COVER FICTION 1. The wish. Nicolas Sparks. Grand central 2. Cuckoo Earth Cloud. Anthony Doerr. …

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Books by black authors to bring you joy

2020 was the year black literature was catapulted into the limelight. As protests against racial injustice spread across the world after the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, there was an unprecedented demand for books written by black authors, in particular, “books”. Against racism “. This was …

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Katy ISD’s parents disagree over author’s visit

Critical Race Theory Pits Parents Against Each Other at Katy ISD Parents of Katy ISD students disagree on critical race theory. Hundreds have signed a petition to quash an author’s appearance, while hundreds more say they want him to return. KATY, Texas – Katy ISD canceled an author’s virtual event …

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Katy ISD Removes Books, Cancels Author’s Visit After Parents’ Petition Claiming Subject Teaches “Critical Race Theory”

KATY – The Katy Independent School District said it has “temporarily” removed an award-winning children’s author’s books from its library shelves after an outcry from parents saying the subject promotes critical race theory. Jerry Craft is the author and illustrator of “New Kid” and its sequel “Class Act”. He is …

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NW Authors Series Presents Writer Karen Thompson Walker | Community

The October presentation of the Cannon Beach Library NW Authors‘ Series will feature writer Karen Thompson Walker. Join the library at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, as Walker discusses his popular genre-changing novels. Part dystopian fiction, part science fiction and part psychological thriller, his works have been hailed as …

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Project Literacy offers children’s books and author tours

Jacy Lewis, MRT.com/Midland Reporter-Telegram September 30, 2021 1of3 Former Reporter-Telegram Editor-in-Chief Mary Dearen and Current Online Editor Mercedes Cordero distributed “They All Saw a Cat” to first graders at Henderson Elementary School as part of Project Literacy in 2017 Tim Fischer / Reporter-Telegram Tim Fischer / Midland Reporter-TelegramShow moreShow less …

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Author Rocco Russo Jr.’s new book “Bond of a Mother’s Love” is a haunting tale of rage and devotion as a witch aims to silence those who threaten her family secret

ROSCOE, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2021 Rocco Russo Jr., a longtime animal advocate who shares his home with his wife and pets, has completed his new book ‘Bond of a Mother’s Love’: a gripping novel that turns pages to astonishing conclusion. Margaret McCall, an ambitious freelance writer, believes she has …

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Negroni sampling, author discussion at PSPC

September 28, 2021Updated: Sep 28, 2021 2:41 PM 1of3 Matt Hranek, author of the new cocktail book “The Negroni”, will discuss and taste variations of the classic drink during an appearance at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on October 16. Photo providedShow moreShow less 2of3 “The Negroni: A Love Affair …

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Author Dr. Sandra L Russell’s new book “Sandy’s Gullible Travels” is a collection of entertaining and informative travel stories.

PALMER LAKE, Colorado (PRWEB) September 27, 2021 Dr Sandra L Russell, Faith-Based Clinical Advisor, Mentor for People in Crisis, and Child Safety Trainer from Sexual Abuse, has completed her new book “Sandy’s Gullible Travels”: A Compelling and Powerful Collection of Traveling Stories unfold as Russell travels the Santa Fe and …

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The author of Southern Resident Orca Books makes sure the books are available free to children everywhere – The Suburban Times

A press release from Keri Newman, author. The Twisted Orca books send positive messages to children about whale conservation, through what The Bay Magazine calls “adorably adorable characters.” Author Keri Newman wants children around the world to fall in love with the Southern Resident Killer Whales (found in the Pacific …

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