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We’re Getting Three New ‘Harry Potter’ Stories from J.K. Rowling This Autumn

We’re Getting Three New ‘Harry Potter’ Stories from J.K. Rowling This Autumn

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In 2007, many Harry Potter fans were prepared for the final book to be “The End,” even with the series’ author, J.K. Rowling, stating the story would conclude with book seven, Harry Potter and the

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Update Your Kindle by Tomorrow or Lose Access to Books and More

Update Your Kindle by Tomorrow or Lose Access to Books and More

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If you’re like my family and have an older Kindle, you need to do an update — today. (My son uses a 2011 hand-me-down Kindle, so I know what we’ll be doing.) Amazon has

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J.K. Rowling Releases a Series of Stories About the History of Magic in North America

J.K. Rowling Releases a Series of Stories About the History of Magic in North America

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Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling has written a series of stories about the history of magic in North America and released them on the Pottermore site. The four stories will be released on the

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A New ‘Harry Potter’ Book Is Coming Out This Year

A New ‘Harry Potter’ Book Is Coming Out This Year

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The Velvet Underground released four albums with Lou Reed, and one without him. There’s a reason no one ever talks about Squeeze, released three years after Loaded. It’s not very good, of course, but

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McDonald’s Swapping Toys with Books in Happy Meals

McDonald’s Swapping Toys with Books in Happy Meals

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Would you like a side of children’s literacy with your burger? Now through Feb. 15, McDonald’s is offering slightly less guilt-inducing Happy Meals that come with books instead of toys. McDonald’s hopes to distribute

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Amazon to Open Hundreds of Physical Bookstores Across the United States

Amazon to Open Hundreds of Physical Bookstores Across the United States

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Amazon’s University Village bookstore in Seattle won’t be a one-off after all. After opening the location back in November of last year, Amazon now plans to open hundreds of additional bookstores across the United

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WHERE TO EAT PIZZA Book Gives Tips and Recipes to the Best Pizza

WHERE TO EAT PIZZA Book Gives Tips and Recipes to the Best Pizza

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It’s the year 2016 and people are still on the relentless pursuit of the perfect slice of pizza. Acclaimed London-based food critic Daniel Young is coming out with a new book for the pizza lovers

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Stephen King To Receive Literary Award From President Obama

Stephen King To Receive Literary Award From President Obama

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In a movie that finally recognizes the literary merit of killer cars, killer dogs, killer clowns, killer maids, killer knick-knack stores, killer cars (again), killer sniffles, killer killers, killer Elvis Presleys, and little-league baseball,

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How Over a Million American Families Live on $2 Per Day

How Over a Million American Families Live on $2 Per Day

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In early 2011, 1.5 million American households, including 3 million children, were living on less than $2 in cash per person per day. Half of those households didn’t have access to in-kind benefits like

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A New J.R.R. Tolkien Novel, ‘The Tale Of Kullervo’, Is On The Way

A New J.R.R. Tolkien Novel, ‘The Tale Of Kullervo’, Is On The Way

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You’d think that the Tolkien estate had enough money; between the movies, the books, and the merch, he’s been one of the most successful dead authors for quite a while. But, apparently, there’s a

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