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Thursday Aug 28 | GalleyCat

Sony Pictures & Imagine Entertainment to Adapt Dan Brown's 'Inferno'

Sony Pictures and Imagine Entertainment are teaming up to adapt Inferno by Dan Brown .


Related Topix: Books, Dan Brown, Authors, Arts

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

STUDY: Reading 50 Shades of Grey could be hazardous to your health

A recent study at Michigan State University found out that reading 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is hazardous to young women's health.


Related Topix: Michigan State University, Women's Health, Health, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Human Sexuality, Arts

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Robesonian

Annual book sale planned for September

Summer is quickly drawing to an end. The children are gathering up their school supplies in anticipation of an exciting new school year, and the library is gearing up for an event-packed season.


Related Topix: Libraries, Robeson County, NC, Arts, Theater

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Reading 'Fifty Shades' linked to unhealthy behaviors

Young adult women who read "Fifty Shades of Grey" are more likely than nonreaders to exhibit signs of eating disorders and have a verbally abusive partner, finds a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher.


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Women's Health, Health, Arts

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Libraries to celebrate 128th birthday with introduction of eBooks

The collection has 547 eBooks in total - the same number of books that were in the original Poole Library on Lagland Street when it opened in August 1886.


Related Topix: Libraries, Arts

Sun Aug 17, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

2014 GA Fiction Writer of Year first speaker at Author Talk Series

Raymond L. Atkins, winner of the 2014 Georgia Author of the Year for Fiction, will be the first speaker in the Friends of Memorial Library's Author Talk series Sept.


Related Topix: Georgia, Arts, Mercer University, Rome, GA, Floyd County, GA

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Award Winning Author MaryAnn Diorio, PhD, To Release New Christian Children's Book, 'Who Is Jesus'

Dr. MaryAnn Diorio, multi-award winning author and teacher, has announced the upcoming release of a Christian based children's picture book entitled 'Who Is Jesus?' The new book, available later this summer, is written for children age 5 to 8. It presents a picture of Jesus drawn from a scriptural perspective and, as with all her work, Diorio ... (more)


Related Topix: Christian Music, The Truth, Arts

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Medical Daily

National Book Lovers Day 2014: Science Says Reading Makes You Healthier

"Books are a uniquely portable magic," said The New York Times best-selling author Stephen King.


Related Topix: Gone Girl, Books, Arts, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

Eden in Winter

Well-known author and Vineyard resident Richard North Patterson has penned more than 20 works of popular fiction, and has a legal background as a former trial lawyer on the West Coast.


Related Topix: Arts

The Star Online

The '90s: Tomes of the times

IF the 1980s were all about the excesses of the "me generation" , then the 1990s were when we woke up hungover from the party.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Trainspotting, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Entertainment, Television, Arts

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Computers in Libraries

Hachette Ebooks Now Available From EBSCO

Hachette Book Group agreed to offer its popular fiction and nonfiction ebooks via EBSCO eBooks and Audiobooks .


Related Topix: Arts, Libraries

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Tubby and Coo's Mid-City Book Shop to open as 'Nerd Mecca'

Candice Huber will tell you herself that she's a nerd, and at the end of August, she'll open a bookstore that caters to others like her.


Related Topix: Games, Board Game, New Orleans, LA, Arts