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Van Pelt’s ‘Remarkably Bright Creatures’ picked for ‘One City, One Book’

Friendship comes in many forms, and in the latest pick for the Thousand Oaks “One City, One Book” program, it takes the form of an octopus. “Remarkably Bright Creatures,” the debut novel by author Shelby Van Pelt, will mark the 15th annual edition of the program. The novel follows Tova Sullivan, a widow in the …

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New Marvel Book Details The MCU’s Timeline So Far

Hardcover copies of the upcoming book The Marvel Cinematic Universe: An Official Timeline are available for preorder now on Amazon. The book retails for $50 but is currently discounted to $45. If the price drops further between the time you order and release, you’ll get the lowest price offered thanks to Amazon’s preorder price guarantee. …

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Ant-Man Biography Look Out for the Little Guy Available to Buy

Home You Can Buy Scott Lang’s Ant-Man Biography ‘Look Out for the Little Guy’ The book will appear in ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,’ which hits theaters February 17. Image via Marvel With the release of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania just around the corner, Marvel Entertainment has revealed an upcoming book written by the …

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New Guts & Glory USAC Midget Book Now on Sale!

Guts & Glory, The USAC National Midget Championship 1956-2022, the most comprehensive reference ever produced on the USAC National Midget Series, is now on sale! The new 330-page hardcover book illustrates the key moments, stories and memories amassed over nearly the past seven decades in stunning images and words. Additionally, the book will be available …

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9 Books About Love That Have Nothing to Do With Romantic Relationships

I’ve been single for roughly 97% of the 46 Valentine’s Days I’ve been on Earth, which is probably why I have something of a love/hate attitude about the holiday. On one hand, I’m prone to railing against its manufactured nature and the fact that it seems to be designed to test relationships and make people …

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CP Book Club: Alex Scott, ‘How (Not) to Be Strong’

Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Jessy Parker Humphreys, and Becky Taylor-Gill discuss Alex Scott’s memoir How (Not) to Be Strong. We chat through the tough bits, the best bits, and the things we learned reading the former England and Arsenal player’s autobiography. This episode discusses adult subject matter, including references to intimate partner violence, and is intended for …

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Buffalo’s Zawadi Books celebrates Black stories year round

BUFFALO, NY — Opening a book can open your world, whether that’s seeing yourself reflected in its pages or finding a new perspective. “Reading, for me, changes everything,” said Sharon Holley, the co-owner of Zawadi Books. Sharon and her husband Kenneth opened up their first bookstore in the 1970s. “We both had a love of …

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Most Texans want ‘content ratings’ on school library books and various classes, poll finds

The majority of Texans want a “content rating” – similar to what’s used for movies – on books sold to public schools to help establish what is appropriate for children, according to a new poll from the University of Houston. Fights over library books erupted in late 2021 and continue to gain steam. Conservatives express …

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KISS: Unofficial ‘Portraits’ Photo Book Coming From RUFUS PUBLICATIONS

Rufus Publications has announced the second book in a new series of black-and-white titles called “Portraits”. The second book features KISS on their amazing rise during the Seventies. “Portraits Of Kisses” takes us on an incredible, photographic journey from the band’s first proper tour in 1974 up until the “Unmasked” tour finishing in 1980. The …

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