#breaking in books

LeVar Burton Calls National Increase in Book Bans “Embarrassing”

During a recent interview on The View, LeVar Burton said, "It’s embarrassing that we are banning books in this country."

Audiobook Sales Up for 10th Straight Year

Audiobook sales are up for the tenth straight year. Here are the results from a few studies detailing audiobook listener habits.

Unburnable Copy of The Handmaid’s Tale Sells for $130,000

An unburnable copy of The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood has been sold for $130,000 and will benefit the fight against censorship.

Barnes & Noble Announces Their Best Books of 2022 So Far

Ranging from middle grade fantasy to adult literary fiction and romance, here are Barnes & Noble's top 10 books of 2022 so far.

A Group of Louisiana Libraries Block Cultural Displays

A group of Louisiana libraries block cultural displays, including Pride, Black and Woman's History Month, and others.

New Children’s Book by Channing Tatum Inspired by His Daughter

The new children's book by Channing Tatum is inspired by his daughter, their relationship, and the importance of being unique.

R.L. Stine is Releasing New Horror Stories for Kids This Summer

R.L. Stine is famous writing horror stories that have been scaring kids and teens for decades. This summer, he is releasing more.

High School Activist Given PEN Award for Organizing Protests Against “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

In light of increased censorship efforts, a high school activist has been given a PEN award for organizing against the Don't Say Gay Bill.

Party to Celebrate Bookstore Cat’s Retirement

After a decade of enjoying his presence, an Ohio bookstore is hosting a party to celebrate Otis the Cat's retirement.

Here Are the Winners of the 57th Annual Nebula Awards

The Nebula Awards for speculative fiction released in 2021 were announced in a virtual ceremony. Here are the winners.