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Go Get The Books: Rosalie Ham Thinks You Never Know Who You’ll Meet | Rural australia

RUral readers are expected for a bumper crop of established and emerging writers festivals taking place in rural areas throughout 2022, a crop that also offers a lot of flavor to city-dweller book lovers looking for them. getaways on the theme of literature. Jerilderie-born author of The Dressmaker, Rosalie Ham, says events in the bush […]

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Libraries demand new deal on ebooks

But publishers who have resisted selling digital assets to libraries are already changing their tone. Online retailer Amazon, for example, not only sells books, but operates its own publishing business. Until recently, Amazon Publishing did not sell eBooks or audiobooks to libraries. But shortly before Maryland’s law came into effect, the company announced an agreement […]

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Iconic actress Betty White has died aged 99

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Betty White, whose sassy, ​​ready-to-do charm has made her a TV mainstay for over 60 years, whether as a crazed TV hostess in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show “or roommate in” The Golden Girls “, has passed away. She was 99 years old. The people and the Washington Post reported White’s […]

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Batman is spotted in Wilton Nature Reserve

Batman was sighted at Wilton Land Conservation Trust, WCLT, 183 Ridgefield Road Nature Preserve in Wilton. Members of the Wilton Land Conservation Trust also recently introduced children to the attributes and characteristics of nature, with dancing, storytelling and a Halloween nature parade. On Sunday October 24, 2021, in partnership with tutoring company Tutor Chest, the […]

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Suggestions on how your child can use a good book…

A selection of beautifully illustrated children’s books that make lasting gifts Ciara O’Hara showcased this feature in the Westmeath Examiner in early December, but now that many people have been given book vouchers, it’s a good time to revisit it. Posted: Fri 31 Dec 2021, 10:05 Last update: Fri 31 Dec 2021, 10:27 A Field […]

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The first printing of the biography of President M. Russell Ballard is sold out

The First Edition of a New Biography of President Mr. Russell Ballard has sold out, and two factors are preventing Deseret Book from keeping its shelves stocked with the second edition of the book on the Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The […]

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Bars and restaurants weigh income over health this New Years Eve

New Years Eve is a big source of money for bars, restaurants, and nightlife spots – with large crowds devouring prix fixe menus and all-you-can-eat specialties. Last year, of course, many of these businesses were closed or were operating at limited capacity. This year, omicron and staff shortages threaten their hopes of a return to […]

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Whale-Tales Publishing Delights Young Readers With Educational and Informative Children’s Books

Frank Whaley, author and founder of Whale-Tales Publishing, continues to delight young readers with his educational and informative children’s book, Khobe Koala and his little stomach ache. After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, Frank discovered the benefits of healthy eating. Frank’s goal is to teach children the importance of nutritious food and promoting healthy […]

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Author of “Next Door to the Dead” to visit the OCTC, the book is intended for the common reading selection of the college

Kathleen Driskell lives in an old church outside of Louisville, which is adjacent to an abandoned cemetery. These “neighbors” were his inspiration for his book of poetry entitled Next to the dead. The book is a selection of Kentucky Voices by the University Press of Kentucky and winner of the 2018 Judy Gaines Young Book […]

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Library users faced with a “two tier system” with an increasing trend for readers to price e-books from the latest versions

Fans of eBooks are faced with a two-tiered system, with libraries struggling to provide a wide enough range of the increasingly popular format for those who can’t afford to buy them, experts have warned. The demand for borrowing digital books is increasing, with an 80% year-over-year increase, according to Libraries Connected, which represents public library […]