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Library books sent as donations to Micronesian schools, public libraries
They boxed and loaded into containers about 10,000 unsold books that will be donated to schools and public libraries in Palau and Pohnpei. “Education and knowledge is power, so in these places in Micronesia, they don't get the broadband to get the ...

Q&A: Durham police corporal pens children's books
At home, he's also busy. Clark and his wife are the parents of three boys, ages 4 to 4 months. Now, he's adding children's book author to the list. Clark recently published "Nibbles the Squirrel Explores Durham" and "Nibbles the Squirrel Explores ...

Books and booze. New Barnes and Noble stores to offer beer, wine
In this Monday, June 18, 2012, file photo, customers enter the Barnes & Noble Booksellers store in Hoover, Ala. The bookseller, which had planned to combine its Nook Media digital business and its college bookstores into a single company separate from ...

Tucked away in the woods, rows and rows of books
While more than 10,000 of the store's nearly 100,000 books are accessible through the internet at Abebooks.com, the real sensory experience is entering the shop, taking in that sometimes musty old book smell and browsing and re-browsing the shelves and ...

The 23 best business books to read this summer
Summer's officially begun, and that probably means you're going to need something to read on your next trip to the beach or for the long flight to your vacation destination. You'll be kicking back, but might as well bring something educational to ...

For YouTube Stars, Writing a Book Is Still a Big Deal
ANAHEIM, Calif. — How can you tell if somebody's really big on YouTube? Subscriber count mean something. A book deal might mean even more. A host of YouTubers have entered the world of old-fashioned physical media by publishing memoirs, fiction ...

You Are What You Read: The Books That Inspire Successful Entrepreneurs
“There is a section in the book that helps define your values, which helped me clarify the direction I needed to take,” she says. “The book also talks about balance; there are a lot of highs and lows and it helped me take everything in my stride, for ...

These kids' picture books offer great summer adventures
Summer is here, bringing with it free time and sunny weather: the perfect combo for adventuring. Eliot Schrefer looks at four new notable picture books featuring kids getting out of the house and finding some excitement. Explorers of the Wild. Written ...

Books: New and noteworthy
USA TODAY's Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1. First Comes Love by Emily Giffin (Ballantine, fiction, on sale June 28). What it's about: Two sisters in their 30s try to find their way back to each other in the wake of a ...

Bookends: Five books you should read in July
Book group: The Crime Through Time Book Group will discuss “The Bughouse Affair” by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, The Bookworm. Presentation: Author Jeff Barnes will play Jesse James for the presentation “A Bad Man in a Better ...

Two books explain how to be a 'Texan'
Two new attractive hardback books make it their mission to try to explain — in an entertaining way — what it means to be a Texan. How to Be a Texan: The Manual by Andrea Valdez (University of Texas Press, $21.95) is the more serious and comprehensive ...

Remaining books at McKinley book sale to be donated to Micronesia islands
Sunday is the last day of the Friends of the Library book sale at the McKinley High School Cafeteria. But the unsold books won't be going to waste. About 10,000 books that will be leftover will be shipped to the Micronesian islands of Palau and Pohnpei ...

Texas Reads
Two new attractive hardback books make it their mission to try to explain — in an entertaining way — what it means to be a Texan. "How to Be a Texan: The Manual" by Andrea Valdez (University of Texas Press, $21.95) is the more serious and ...

Local books and authors: Historical novel focuses on siblings; Ohioana nominees; events and signings
“Yours in a Hurry” is how Addison Hartle sometimes signs his letters. Speed matters to Addison, as Akron author Ann Kathleen Otto reveals in Yours in a Hurry, a debut historical novel. Set from 1908 to 1912, it is based on members of her own family ...





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