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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of October 25

Digital Book World | Posted 10.29.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Self-published titles make a strong showing on this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List. Penelope Ward's Stepbrother Dearest remains inside the top ten, scooting up a couple of places into the No. 4 spot this week.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of October 18

Digital Book World | Posted 10.22.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Gone Girl rounds out its fifth week at the top of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List as Jodi Picoult's Leaving Time debuts at No. 2.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks: Week of October 11

Digital Book World | Posted 12.15.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

This week sees an uptick in the number of titles with price tags higher than $10 on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Hell Is a Myth -- Actually, a Bunch of Myths

Jon M. Sweeney | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion
Jon M. Sweeney

So why do we continue to have such a fascination with the hell of Dante's imagination? The sad truth is that Dante's hellish vision has been useful in promoting colonizing, crusades and "conversions" for the last 700 years

Meet Two Published Authors, Ages 10 And 12

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.04.2014 | Parents

This clip is part of HuffPost Live's "Tell Me Why" series, featuring young enthusiasts discussing the subjects they're passionate about -- from horror...

Children's Book 'Author Of The Year' Planning Next Book

AP | BY HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.03.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — After stops in the ancient worlds of Egypt and Greece, Rick Riordan's ever-traveling mind has booked a flight North. "The Son Of Nep...

Hey, Teacher. Let Kids Read Alone.

Steve Terreri | Posted 11.24.2011 | Books
Steve Terreri

Considering how wide the differences between reading on one's own and reading in a class are, I'm interested in how educators might take some aspects from the former to let high school students read just to read.

Most Anticipated Fall Books

AP | By HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 10.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- The books arriving this fall face a radically different market from just a year ago. The Borders chain is going out of business, shutting...

Who Did Kids Choose To Win Author Of The Year?

usatoday.com | Posted 07.03.2011 | Books

Rick Riordan, whose best-selling adventure books, including The Red Pyramid and The Lost Hero, have found new uses for mythology, was named author of ...

It's a New Session at Rick Riordan's Camp Half-Blood

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Monica Edinger

Rick Riordan's new story, The Lost Hero, takes place right after the close of the previous series and we will be seeing Percy and friends again. Evidently Hera is going to make trouble and Festus may too.

'Percy Jackson:

npr.org | By Rick Riordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

From Texas to Georgia to New York, independent bookstores have been running day camps for children based on the adventures of protagonist Percy Jackso...

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Were you so busy enjoying the sunshine this weekend that you missed the big book reviews? Catch up with the highlights below! "Innocent," Scott Turow...

Movie review: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The plot concerns an impending war between Zeus and his brother, Poseidon. Zeus' lightning bolt has been stolen and he blames Poseidon's human offspring. If it isn't returned, by thunder ...

All's Well That Ends Zell

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marty Kaplan

Sam Zell didn't cause the crisis in modern journalism, but he did turn a superb and profitable institution into a basket case. The people who work there, and the people who read it, deserve way better.

The 39 Clues: Harry Potter Publisher Promotes Next Big Thing

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — On Sept. 9, the U.S. publisher of "Harry Potter" will premiere a highly ambitious series with a mystery ending for readers and a coup...