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Now Users Can Create Their Own Flipping Book from PDF with PubHTML5
The Flipping Book PDF software has been designed to create and publish captivating content both online and offline. According to Anna Lee, the Chief Designer of PubHTML5, as a leading digital publishing solution, PubHTML5 is influencing the digital ...

Chattanooga Public Library houses not only books, but myriad tools and resources [photos]
Chattanooga Public Library houses not only books, but myriad tools and resources [photos]. December 31st, 2017 by Meghan Mangrum in Local Regional News Read Time: 4 mins. Head of youth services Meredith Levine plays a track recorded in the recording ...

Momaha Bookshelf: 5 books to check out in the New Year
In need of a new book to start the New Year off right? We've got you covered. Here are five ideas, ranging from kids to adults. Enjoy! And happy New Year! 1. "Everything Is Mama" by Jimmy Fallon. The host of “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” was on ...

Walter Minton on the House “Lolita” Built
Minton had admired Mailer's début novel, “The Naked and the Dead,” and when he heard that the novelist had a manuscript, “The Deer Park,” that no publisher would touch because of a passage involving oral sex, he pursued it. Bennett Cerf, a co-founder ...

I ON BEAUTY Chapter 32: Best Anti-Aging Supplements
As a fan of anti-aging supplement myself, these are the ingredients that I look for in searching the right combination of ingredients, according to my skin issues. And for extra, these supplements can also be used on the skin: simply mix them up with ...

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018
If you want to accomplish something big -- or even something small -- and have been waiting for motivation to strike, this book is for you. Motivation isn't something you get -- motivation is something you create, on your own, by following a process ...

Outskirts Press Helps Authors Keep Publishing Resolutions With 15% Discount And A Kindle Ebook
1-rated self-publishing company according to Top Consumer Reviews, is helping independent authors keep their New Year's resolution to publish with special pricing and a freebie in January. All month long, self-publishing authors will receive 15 percent ...

New photo book documents Highland's history
A new photo book looks back at the history of Highland, one of Lake County's most established towns. Longtime Highland residents Dan Helpingstine and Jim Roumbos, who also owns Miles Books in downtown Highland, collaborated to create the 128-page book ...

Sex and Faith Overheat in Jamie Quatro's 'Fire Sermon'
In her first book, a mesmerizing collection of stories titled “I Want to Show You More” (2013), running was so intensely evoked that Runner's World magazine dispatched a profile writer to the author's home. Exercise isn't the only thing in Quatro's ...

18 Books You Should Read in 2018
There are a lot of great movies and shows that are coming out in 2018, but in addition to visual media, books and graphic novels are also going to be killing it next year. Every single one of these is a work I'm looking forward to, including Madeline ...

8 books to help you become wealthier in 2018
This book by Ramit Sethi provides a six-week program aimed at young adults ages 20 to 35. Financial advisor Michael Kitces recommends the book because it not only teaches good habits, it also emphasizes the value of reinvesting in yourself. "I find ...

2018 Book Publishing Predictions - Are Indie Authors Losing their Independence?
Welcome to my annual publishing predictions post where I prognosticate about the future and share my views on the state of the indie nation. Each year around this time I polish off my imaginary crystal ball and ask it what the heck is going to happen ...

Outskirts Press Helps Authors Keep Publishing Resolutions With 15 ...
Outskirts Press Helps Authors Keep Publishing Resolutions With 15 ...

Marion author publishes children's book series
... by Yorkshire Publishing. This firm was begun with “a passion to represent both new and established authors alike,” according to its web site. “Yorkshire Publishing's desire is to positively impact the lives of the people we touch—from the author ...

Gardner writes second book in series
That led him to make an extensive revision of his second book, keeping those lessons in mind. “I am ever grateful for what I learned from them,” Gardner said. “But I like the freedom and control of not just writing the book, but also marketing it and ...

These are the books Barack Obama loved in 2017
It's no secret that former President Barack Obama has been living his very best life since leaving the White House. We've seen the seemingly endless selfies with celebrities and royals, we've seen the vacation photos, and now Barack Obama is sharing ...

Why are Sikhs left out of the history books?
Most of the history books don't mention what Sikhs did for the freedom of India. Sikhs made up 2 percent of the population of India at that time, but their contributions to the freedom was 80 percent. How is it that in the world-history book Sikh ...

Newton librarians recommend tween books that are full of action
Every year around the holidays, the Newton Free Library's youth services librarians release their Middle School Gift List, a collection of the year's best books for sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders. Now through February, the librarians will take ...

Book Profiles History Of 'Wicked Hartford'
Thornton's book, the latest in the “Wicked” series by Arcadia Publishing and The History Press, is available online and in stores. It is the sixth “Wicked” book set in Connecticut. Others are set in Bridgeport, New Haven, Waterbury, Litchfield County ...

'Digital coloring books' help adults relieve stress
Raleigh, N.C. — Coloring isn't just for kids, and some new applications are proving it! Adults are now using coloring book apps on iPads and Chromebooks to relieve stress -- and these are some of the top-rated on the market. Color by Number is one of ...

Lead Hill book fair books record
LEAD HILL — A group effort resulted in a great turnout and profitable end to the 2017 Scholastic Book Fair at the Lead Hill School Library. “It's a big event,” said Lead Hill Library Media Specialist Amy Curtis. “It went way better than I initially ...

The Top Ten Technology Books Of 2017
As we kick off a new year, and to accompany my list of Top 17 Technology Articles of 2017 and my list of most read Forbes Technovation columns , I wanted to take a quick look back to offer some thoughts on the top ten technology books from 2017. Here ...

Book publicist Meryl Moss turns the page on 25 years in business
To her satisfaction, traditional book publishing has not evaporated in the face of digital technology. “In the disposable world we live in today, books are having a resurgence,” Moss said. “Indie booksellers are cropping up all over. People want to ...

10 of the Most Anticipated Young Adult Books of 2018
For Fans of: Globe-trotting, genre-mashing books full of romance, like Mackenzi Lee's The Gentlemen's Guide to Vice and Virtue. Description: Clock mechanic Danny Hart knows he's being watched. But by whom, or what, remains a mystery. To make matters ...

Shipwreckt Books gains authors and notoriety
Johnson explains that when he finally decided to write his book, “My dream was to get it published and be able to talk more about it, especially in churches,” and Driscoll has made that possible. “He did a lot of amazing work with me, and I think three ...

The Book That Incited a Worldwide Fear of Overpopulation
David Brower, executive director of the Sierra Club, asked him to write a book in a hurry, hoping—“naively,” Ehrlich says—to influence the 1968 presidential election. Ehrlich and his wife, Anne, who would co-write many of his 40-plus books, produced ...

Former President Obama reveals his favorite books and songs of 2017
Former President Barack Obama hasn't let go of some of the traditions he adopted in the White House. Interested in Barack Obama? Add Barack Obama as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Barack Obama news, video, and analysis from ABC News ...

Teacher gives students "taste" of books in her classroom cafe
But, Smith isn't serving food in her café, she is serving books and students are getting just enough time to develop an interest in the story before moving on to another book. Smith wanted her fifth-grade students to be more involved and engage in ...

Viewpoint: 'Trump bump' helped make book sales great again
Presidential folklore is notorious, of course. As Abraham Lincoln said, “You can't believe everything you read on the Internet.” For a man who supposedly dismisses books as a news and information source, President Trump has nevertheless made an ...

The 18 Best Fiction Books Of January 2018 Will Help You Start Your Year Will An Amazing Story
This January, I know you're looking to find some new books that will keep you hooked page after page. Luckily, this month is bringing some amazing books from beloved authors. Nnedi Okorafor, Jojo Moyes, even the late Denis Johnson all have books coming ...

January SFF books to pick up as soon as possible
This year, I'm not sure what my goals are. I always want to read more, and to read more diversely. I'd like to read more books than I read in 2017 (somewhere around 190), but I'm pretty sure that's not going to happen as life just gets busier. So ...

Books trend for 2018
In fact, this was the case for a number of projects: filmed entertainment drove book sales. That trend will continue — and grow — in 2018. Two major factors are driving the trend. First, for a book to reach a mass audience, to get to the person who ...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US
iBook charts for week ending December 31, 2017: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher : iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books. 1. Darker by E L James - 9780385543989 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group). 2. End Game by David Baldacci ...

A celebration of that famous pink hat and other best books for young readers
The Pink Hat (Schwartz & Wade, Ages 2-7) Andrew Joyner's lighthearted celebration of the travels of a pink knitted hat is a tribute to the power of a symbol, a color, and to the millions of people who gathered around the world last January to ...

The Disturbing Details of Silicon Valley's Underground Sex Party Scene
... of Silicon Valley apparently must also navigate another minefield: invitations to exclusive, drug-fueled sex parties attended by some of the tech industry's most powerful men. And it isn't once-in-blue-moon thing, either. These parties are a ...

Where the Heart Is: why I can't throw out old books and you probably can't either
Every house as urbane as ours requires a library. Thus, we recently invested in one. It is, appropriately, lined with hundreds of books for a diversity of reading inclinations — from “Moby Dick” to “Gone Girl” to “Rick Steves' Berlin” to “Book of ...

The Most Overlooked Books Of 2017
“To describe this novel, as someone inevitably will, as Song of Solomon reimagined as a Marvel Comics franchise is to shortchange its cleverness and audacity.” Hubbard shrewdly molds the pop-culture mythology of the comic-book superhero team into a ...

8 Must-Read Books To Start 2018
Here are eight of my favorite books from this past year, covering each of the four critical decisions in the Scaling Up system that all growing companies must get right: People, Strategy, Execution and Cash. (Because there is such a dearth of great ...

Emory author's second book a gift to her grandchild, and to 'those who are different'
An Emory author has penned a second children's book as a gift to her granddaughter. After self-publishing her first book, “Oatmeal and Lavender,” earlier last year, Ann Ledgerwood has written a sequel, “Coral Musick,” (CreateSpace, 2017, $9.95), a ...

Retired Teacher Collecting Books After Fire Destroys Library at Bret Harte Elementary
MODESTO — As massive orange flames swallowed an entire wing of Bret Harte Elementary School in Modesto on Friday, Julie Nelson watched in horror. “I remember on Dec. 29 my husband showing me a clip of the fire as it was being extinguished,” Nelson ...

P-LV grad pens science fiction novel
A sense of relief washed over Ethan Free after holding the book in his hands for the first time. It wasn't a book he decided to read in between his busy class schedule, but a book that has his name bolded on the cover — E.J. Free. “I've always loved ...

When Great Books Become Very Bad Movies
This classic picture book, written by Monro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson, was published in 1936 and has never been out of print. Set once upon a time in Spain, the book spins the tale of a gentle bull who politely declines to join the other ...

David Ferris, Cambridge Library Curator Who Treasured Books
Years after majoring in classics, David Ferris went to Rare Book School, where he learned the endless ways that an old book — through its paper and type and watermarks and dozens of historical clues — writes about itself. The road to curator of Rare ...

Short takes on three recent books by local authors
Eighty-seven percent of Greek Jews perished during the war, Willis writes, but her family survived through strategies including hiding in a village oven, gifts of Christian IDs from Athens police, and her temporary adoption by a Christian family. The ...

The global consumer book publishing market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 1% during the period 2017-2021
Consumer book publishing involves the publishing of magazines or books intended for general reading purposes. Consumers read books and magazines while spending leisure time. They also read books to explore myriad topics and gain knowledge. The consumer ...

Chinese netizens spot AI books on president Xi Jinping's bookshelf
Every year, China's president Xi Jinping delivers a New Year's Eve address, outlining the country's plans for the months ahead. But Chinese netizens don't just pay attention to his words; they also scour the bookshelves behind Xi, analyzing the titles ...

Ten smash hit books you should read before they're turned into TV shows this year
Ten smash hit books you should read before they're turned into TV shows this year. Brits are going mad for TV adaptations of dramatic page-turners... here's what we've got to look forward to this year. By Natasha Harding. 3rd January 2018, 12:50 pm ...

Salamanca native and daughter publish book for family closeness
SALAMANCA — A new book at the Salamanca Public Library can help children face the painful dilemma of being separated from family members and loved ones. “Kisses by the Moon,” written by Tom Sherman and his daughter, Piper Nichols, is a “how-to book ...

This 32-year-old self-made millionaire says these 2 books helped him find success
Bill Smith knows a thing or two about success. The 32-year-old serial entrepreneur just sold Shipt — the same-day grocery delivery business he founded in Birmingham, Ala. in 2014 — to Target for $550 million. Here, the self-made millionaire and ...

First Croatian Picture Book on Same-Sex Families to Arrive at Kindergartens and Schools
The Rainbow Families Association will publish the first Croatian picture book on same-sex couples with children on 18 January. The Association gathers about twenty same-sex couples with children, so they decided to publish a picture book for them, as ...


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