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The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction Announced

The 2020 Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction were announced on February 14th. Here is a look at the new awards and the inagural winners.

In Library Renovations, When Do Discussions of Accessibility Arise?

After recent news of major library renovations that failed to plan for accessibility, it's important to talk about the whens and hows of accessible design.

Remember Highlights for Children? It’s Now a Series

Highlights for Children, a children's magazine beloved by generations of readers, is newly available as a 26-episode series.

Netflix and Gurinder Chadha to Adapt Pashmina

RIP Tin House: Legendary Literary Magazine to End Print Run

Kid Lit Authors Want Everyone to Take Action for the Upcoming Elections

YA authors are pledging to take 28 days of action to get involved in the midterm elections that affect them, therefore motivating fans to do the same.

Help Fund Comics Creators’ Legal Defense Fund Against Accused Sexual Harasser

Several comics creators have come forward saying Cody Pickrodt sexually harassed them, and Pickrodt is now suing them. Help fund their legal fees.

The Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Here!

Each shortlisted author will receive £2,500 and a specially-bound edition of their book.

Announcing the 2018 National Book Awards Young People’s Literature Longlist

The National Book Awards Longlists are starting to come out--up first, Young People's Literature!

American Playwright Neil Simon Dies at 91

Neil Simon, celebrated writer of THE ODD COUPLE, BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, LOST IN YONKERS, and SWEET CHARITY, passed away Sunday morning.

Judy Blume’s Next Movie Adaptation Isn’t Her First

A new Judy Blume adaptation would be great--but it wouldn't be her first.

Samanta Schweblin’s FEVER DREAM Wins the 2018 Tournament of Books

Samanta Schweblin's FEVER DREAM beat George Saunders' LINCOLN IN THE BARDO in a 10-7 vote for the 2018 Tournament of Books win.

Indie Bookstores Boycott FedEx Over NRA Ties

Phoenix-based indie bookstore, Changing Hands Bookstore, recently announced that they'll no longer be using FedEx for their outbound shipping services, due to the company's ties to the NRA. Other indie booksellers are doing the same.

Be a Warrior: Watch the New A WRINKLE IN TIME Trailer

Take a look at the newest trailer for the upcoming adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time.

MEMOIRS OF A POLAR BEAR Wins Inaugural Warwick Prize for Women in Translation

The first-ever Warwick Prize for Women in Translation was awarded to Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada, translated by Susan Bernofsky.