Books

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HP Superintendent Reverses Banned Books Decision

Highland Park students completing work on their summer reading assignment were well aware of the discussion of which books high-schoolers in the district could read.

CBS 11–09/29/2014

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Parents Get Books Suspended From High School Reading List

There have been seven books suspended from Highland Park schools. The action was taken because a group of parents wanted them off school reading lists. They say the content isn’t age appropriate.

CBSDFW.COM–09/22/2014

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Dark & Twisted Thrillers For “Gone Girl” Fans

You stayed up all night finishing “Gone Girl,” yet your appetite for deeply troubling fiction remains unsatisfied. Fear not, because these books will keep you wrapped in knots.

09/22/2014

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6 Must-Read Books For Dog Lovers

There are two kinds of people in this world, dog lovers and everyone else. For the first kind, check out these books that will make you want to curl up on the couch your pooch.

09/12/2014

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High School Literary List Causes Kerfuffle With Parents

Sex… profanity… rape. Those are just three of the controversial subjects many parents in the Highland Park Independent School District don’t want their children reading about in school.

09/09/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Trial Begins Over “American Sniper” Story

The widow of killed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle will take the witness stand on Tuesday to defend things that her late husband wrote about in his popular “American Sniper” book.

07/08/2014

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Barnes & Noble Wants To Split Stores & Nook

Barnes & Noble says it wants to split its retail bookstores and Nook media business into two separate public companies as it looks to boost shareholder value.

06/25/2014

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Best New Books For Summer Reading 2014

Whether you’re laying out at the beach or grilling in your backyard, there’s something about summer’s steaming hot days that make you yearn for a great story.

06/16/2014

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Book Gift Ideas For Dad This Father’s Day

Is your dad into thrillers, mysteries, music legends or even great beer? This Father’s Day, our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has him covered with great books that would make the perfect gift for any dad.

06/01/2014

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Best Advice Books For The Recent Grad

Finding the perfect gift for a recent graduate, be it from college or high school, can be tricky. Why not give a little advice mixed with life lessons, with one of these books.

05/29/2014

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“To Kill A Mockingbird” Finally Goes Digital

Filling one of the biggest gaps in the e-library, “To Kill a Mockingbird” will become available as an e-book and digital audiobook for the first time in July, it was announced Monday.

04/28/2014

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Book Gift Ideas For Mom On Mother’s Day

Whether she is looking for a novel she can’t put down or a little help in the kitchen, these books from Simon & Schuster will make the perfect gift for any mom this Mother’s Day.

04/27/2014

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