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New Books to Read to End the Summer

New Books to Read to End the Summer

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Whether you read on a tablet, Kindle, or still prefer the smell of a freshly cracked paperback, finding your next book is never easy. You could never read all the new novels, biographies, or

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The Harry Potter Universe Keeps Expanding with Two New Books

The Harry Potter Universe Keeps Expanding with Two New Books

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Great news, Harry Potter fans: The wizarding world will expand in October with the release of two new books, Harry Potter: A History of Magic, The Book of Exhibition and Harry Potter, A Journey Through a History of Magic,

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Reading Electronically Might Actually Be Better for Your Kids

Reading Electronically Might Actually Be Better for Your Kids

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Read a toddler a print version of The Cat in the Hat, then read them an E-book version. Which one is better? According to a recent study, young children are more engaged by electronic books. In

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Facebook Celebrates 20 Years of ‘Harry Potter’ With a Secret Easter Egg

Facebook Celebrates 20 Years of ‘Harry Potter’ With a Secret Easter Egg

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It’s been 20 years since the first Harry Potter book was published, and to celebrate Facebook has added a magical Hogwarts-themed “easter egg” to its status updates and comments. If you type in any

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Movie Theaters To Screen 1984 In Protest Of Trump

Movie Theaters To Screen 1984 In Protest Of Trump

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More than one hundred movie theaters across the U.S. will screen George Orwell’s “1984” on April 4 in protest of the Trump administration. The organizers chose this date because Winston Smith, the main character

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Here’s Why George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Currently The Bestselling Book On Amazon

Here’s Why George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Currently The Bestselling Book On Amazon

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When novelists write dystopian literature, their sentences both hint at and exaggerate a state of their current reality. In some cases, they are a what if? played out, extending trends these writers fear might

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Thirsty Thursday: Where Bartenders Drink Is The New Bible On Bars

Thirsty Thursday: Where Bartenders Drink Is The New Bible On Bars

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There’s a lot of bars out there, Phaidon’s latest guide joins “Where Chefs Eat” and “Where to Eat Pizza” with a must-have guide on the best bars in the world: “Where Bartenders Drink is

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Is Full of Crazy Predictions For 2017

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Is Full of Crazy Predictions For 2017

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To help farmers plan out a successful harvest, the Old Farmer’s Almanac has some handy guidelines on the best time to prune the crops. According to the American publication that’s been delivering pseudo-scientific weather

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Scary Stories Are Actually Pretty Beneficial for Kids

Scary Stories Are Actually Pretty Beneficial for Kids

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In an effort to protect their kids, some parents will keep them away from books, TV shows, and movies that might be too scary. But to a certain extent, scary stories help children learn

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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

mag863 August 18, 2016 0

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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