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Bookstores Adding Free Wi-Fi

Independent booksellers are beginning to offer free wi fi to increase customer traffic. Bridget Rothenberger told Bookseller This Week that offering free wi-fi was “one of the smartest decisions” and that she would “recommend it to every bookstore.” I love… more

The 2006 P.E.A.R.L Awards

The 2006 P.E.A.R.L Awards

The PNR PEARL Awards Paranoramal Excellence Award for Romantic Literature) for 2006. Best ANTHOLOGY: My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by Jim Butcher, Charlaine Harris, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Lori Handeland, Rachel Caine and more… Best FANTASY/MAGICAL: Master of Swords (Berkley Sensation) by… more

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New Book Ban Drive

Susan Patron’s The Higher Power of Lucky won this year’s Newbery Medal, the highest honor for a children’s author. In it, the 10 year old protagonist uses the word “scrotum”. Librarians, school teachers, and booksellers are concerned about this word… more