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Barnes & Noble Releases New Nook For $119

Barnes & Noble Inc. is releasing a new Nook e-book reader for the holidays, while it evaluates the future of tablet computers.

10/30/2013

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Not-So-Scary Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is a night of mischief and laughs, tricks and treats, and disguises galore. Our sister company Simon & Schuster recommends reading these not-so-scary picture books with your kids in the coming weeks to give them a little fright and get them excited for the holiday.

10/07/2013

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Author Shares Her Healthy Eating Tips

Debra Peek-Haynes is the author of “The Beginner’s Guide to Healthy Eating,” and she learned firsthand just how important a healthy diet can be for the body.

10/03/2013

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Bestselling Author Tom Clancy Dies At 66

Tom Clancy, whose Cold War thrillers such as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games” made him the most influential military novelist of his time, has died at 66 years old.

10/02/2013

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Vegan Baking Recipes

Kim Barbouin, author of the “Skinny Bitch” book series, shares her favorite vegan recipes. These sweets are both easy to make and delicious, so start baking up a storm.

09/25/2013

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Judge Sides With Armstrong In Book Lawsuit

A judge sided with Lance Armstrong on Tuesday, rejecting claims in a lawsuit that lies about not using performance-enhancing drugs in his autobiography amounted to fraud.

09/11/2013

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Texas Book Festival To Announce Lineup

The Texas Book Festival is set to announce the lineup of authors that will be at the event next month in Austin. The festival includes readings, book signings and panel discussions.

09/10/2013

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

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Little Library Becomes Big Hit In Windthorst

Little Free Libraries are popping up all over the country. But one of those ‘little’ libraries has become a ‘big’ hit in one small North Texas town.

08/23/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

Author Elmore Leonard poses during a portrait session prior to a reading and signing of his latest novel "Up In Honey's Room" on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Author Elmore Leonard Dies At 87

Elmore Leonard, the beloved crime novelist whose acclaimed best-sellers and the movies made from them chronicled the violent deaths of many a thug and conman, has died. He was 87.

08/20/2013

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Texans With Character: Stephanie Henry

A McKinney woman has overcome decades of abuse, breaking the cycle of violence. Now, she is using that experience to help others through the power of words.

08/09/2013

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