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Justin Timberlake Is Releasing His First Book
It's time to add “author” to Justin Timberlake's impressive resume. The pop star recently announced he will publish his first book, entitled “Hindsight: & All the Things I Can't See in Front of Me,” in the fall. The book, co-written by Sandra Bark ...

Washburn Memorial Library makes room for new books
Londa Brown, director of the Library Board, says after reviewing the many titles that lined the shelves, it was determined that many were decades old, and that it was time to weed out some books to make room for new ones. She says dozens of books have ...

Publishers lure readers at annual book fair
More than 500 publishers were on hand for the start of the Shanghai Book Fair yesterday. Many of them were also showing off their latest, creative ways to catch the attention of readers. At the booth of Penguin Random House, four Japanese capsule-toy ...

Game of Thrones deaths won't match books, George RR Martin says
If you're still mourning some of the deaths from HBO's Game of Thrones (MARGAERY!), take heart. Author George R.R. Martin spoke at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, California on Tuesday night, and he flat-out said that some of those who died onscreen ...

Local mystery author to sign books Aug.18
J. Marshall Gordon will sign books and answer questions about his newest Penny Summers mystery from 2-4 p.m., Aug. 18, at Blue Ridge Books. In Malice at the Manor, Penny and her design professor find a garden docent dead in a 100 year-old Western ...

Expressing Complicated Love for Lauryn Hill as an Iconic Album Turns 20
A lot of people have a lot of thoughts (not to mention feelings) about the elusive hip-hop star Lauryn Hill, but only the journalist Joan Morgan could have written a slender book as capacious as this one. When Hill released her first and only full ...

I read six sycophantic pro-Trump books — and then I read Omarosa
These do not appear to be difficult books to write, but for one challenge: At some point and in some way, they must grapple with Trump himself. The authors often dance around their central character, euphemizing him — extolling his “vivid” language, ...

Lisbon native writes book, starts publishing company
(WYTV) - Sarah Dickey of Lisbon not only wrote her own book, she also started her own publishing company. The name of her book is "Ode to Love." She says she was inspired by her niece and the way she views the world. Continue Reading. Copyright 2018 ...

Hands on: Scrivener 3.03 is the best tool for writing books
If you write academic non-fiction books then, okay, Microsoft Word is probably your best bet because of citation and reference tools. However, for any other kind of book or novel or just a long writing project, Scrivener 3.03 for Mac and its iOS ...

First-day-of-school anxieties, as seen through bestselling picture books
Kids, meanwhile, will have their own first-day-of-school frets. The country's bestselling books this and last week, according to Amazon, the New York Times, and USA Today, give a picture of what adults think kids are most worried about—namely, the ...

Now that Hollywood is interested in Asian stories, here are other books that should be movies
We hear the expression “Representation matters” all the time, and it's still worth repeating. As a Korean American, I grew up yearning to see actors that looked like me. On the rare occasions I saw an Asian celebrity, I adored them unflaggingly. Still ...

Kalamata's Kitchen books help parents, kids bond over food
It's all part of a new series of children's books designed to help parents and children bond over food. Kalamata's first stop is Portland, Maine, where the creators of the series launched the first book last weekend. Her first local Taste Bud? Chef ...

Don't yet turn page on great summer books
Summer whizzes by, books get buzzed about, noted on “best of” and “to be read” lists, and then — blammo! — the talk turns to fall books. Wait, what about those summer titles? We haven't read them all yet! So before we get engulfed in the buzz of ...

Donated school books to focus on feelings
"Don't Be Afraid To Drop" promises to teach young children how to view change positively and take risks, just as the smiling raindrop on the book's front cover must leave its cloud and fall to the ground. "Brave," with its child-sized superhero on the ...





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