Roxanne Reads

July 30, 2015
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Book Buzz for July 24 – 30, 2015

Here’s what’s been happening in the world of books this past week… July 24 Narrow minds on the big wide world offered by books http://news.nationalpost.com/arts/books/some-parents-in-florida-probably-book-learnin-is-meant-to-close-minds-not-open-them Is this the virtual book club we’ve been waiting for? http://www.fastcompany.com/3048971/tech-forecast/product-hunt-wants-to-be-the-new-oprahs-book-club July 25 Hong Kong … Continue reading

April 10, 2014
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Book Buzz for Apr 4 – 10, 2014

Thurs Apr 4 Happy Birthday Ms. Maya Angelou! http://mayaangelou.com/ Fri Apr 5 She should pay the late fines. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/barrington_area/chi-book-returned-to-barrington-high-school-library-47-years-late-20140404,0,4647576.story

April 3, 2014
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Book Buzz for Mar 28 – Apr 3, 2014

Fri Mar 28 If you have a child who loves reading (or want to have one)… http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/book-subscription-services-for-kids-201747 Sat Mar 29 Books are not for banning. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/opinion/edit-page/Books-arent-for-banning/articleshow/32863727.cms

April 3, 2014
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Book Buzz for Mar 21 – 27, 2014

Sat Mar 22 Wattpad, the Toronto-based storytelling app, is transforming the writing of fiction. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/toronto-tech-startup-reimagines-the-novel/article17642318/ Rare Tennessee Williams published. http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2014-03-25/rare-tennessee-williams-story-published Alice Munro coins another praise. http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-alice-munro-honored-on-canadian-five-dollar-coin-20140325,0,4952202.story#axzz2wzedycQW