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In this cumulative picture book, debut author Anne Wynter and Caldecott Honor illustrator Oge Mora knock it out of . . . well, out of the red brick building.  “WaaaAAH!” yells baby Izzie, popping up in her crib and waking her neighbor’s parrot in the apartment building where they both live. The baby’s squalling and
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A Carnival of Snackery (17 hours) collects highlights from David Sedaris’ diaries from 2003–2020, read by the author and British-born actor Tracey Ullman. Sedaris’ diary entries reflect much of what we love most about his short stories and essays—observations about the unusual people he meets on his travels, anecdotes about awkward situations and tales about
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In her autobiography, All In (18 hours), Billie Jean King tells of her triumphs and struggles both on and off the tennis court, from her hardscrabble childhood in Long Beach, California, to her present-day life in New York City. Growing up in the 1960s, King’s inquisitive and rebellious spirit reflected the era, as she refused
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Jordan Manning is a crime reporter at the top of her game, but staying there is proving increasingly exhausting. When she moved to Chicago from her home state of Texas, she hit the ground running in four-inch stiletto heels—which didn’t deter her from being first on the scene of a steady stream of crimes in
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It’s that time of the year for Best Of Lists–er, okay so maybe it’s not because it’s only October and this is way early. Usually this would feel a lot like “Well I guess they wanted to be first so every year the Best Of Lists will just release earlier and earlier and soon they’ll
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In a powerful confluence of history, culture and color, poet and author Jackie Kay tells the story of the legendary American singer and songwriter Bessie Smith, known in her day as the Empress of the Blues. As an orphaned child, born in 1894 (or 1895; statistics about Black Americans were not considered important enough to
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg for $2.99 I’m Not Dying with You Tonight by Kimberly Jones, Gilly Segal for $1.99 These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong for $1.99 If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio for $2.99 Reincarnation
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The Swedish Academy has awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature to the novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.” The Tanzanian author, who now resides in the United Kingdom, is the author of 10
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage for $2.99 (Don’t) Call Me Crazy by Kelly Jensen (editor) for $1.99 Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik for $1.99 Murder on Cold Street by Sherry Thomas for $2.99 These Violent Delights by Chloe
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern for $2.99 A Murderous Relation by Deanna Raybourn for $1.99 The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton for $1.99 The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz for $2.99 It: A Novel by Stephen King for
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals A Murderous Relation by Deanna Raybourn for $1.99 Lore by Alexandra Bracken for $1.99 Writers & Lovers by Lily King for $1.99 Fun Home by Alison Bechdel for $2.99 The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton for $3.99 The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson
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The National Book Foundation has announced the longlists for the 2021 National Book Awards on September 15–17. As with last year, the awards are divided into five categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature. The judging panel for this year’s edition of the National Book Awards includes Alan Michael Parker, Emily Pullen,
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Return by Rachel Harrison for $2.99 Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi for $2.99 The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri for $2.99 Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood for $1.99 Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson for $1.99 The Left-Handed
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Book Twitter loves jumping on a meme and making it literary, and I am here for it. This meme started in 2019, but it gained popularity in September of 2021. It satirizes the performative unfollowing/softblocking of problematic people on Twitter by taking it to the extreme: “Oof, okay, softblocking now. Followed him for his jokes,
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals A Madness of Sunshine by Nalini Singh for $4.99 The Bennet Women by Eden Appiah-Kubi for $4.99 Caul Baby by Morgan Jerkins for $2.99 Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas for $2.99 The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkoski for $2.99 Every Heart
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Bennet Women by Eden Appiah-Kubi for $4.99 Caul Baby by Morgan Jerkins for $2.99 Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas for $2.99 Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid for $7.99 The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkoski for $2.99 Every Heart a
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I am well into adulthood, and coloring is just as fun and soothing now as it was when I was a kid. Kids gain a lot of pretty neat benefits from the simple act of coloring: it helps them learn to focus, develop fine motor skills and coordination, build color awareness, and stimulates creativity. Most
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Sometimes I prefer to watch a book, you know? Last week, Netflix announced their fall lineup of original movies; these are the ones based on books. Mark your calendars for the Netflix Films coming through the end of the year (thread) — NetflixFilm (@NetflixFilm) August 23, 2021 September Worth, Directed by Sara Colangelo (September 3)
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