Weekend Roundup: Support Independent Bookstores, Zero to Well Read in 100 books and more
December 28, 2013 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Will You Make a New Year’s Resolution to Support Independent Bookstores? (GalleyCat)
Have you been trying to nail down your new year’s resolutions for 2014? Bustle writer Emma Cueto has a suggestion: “Buy your books from independent bookstores whenever possible.”
Number of Children’s Challenged Books Increased in 2013 (GoodeReader)
A post by Shelf Awareness shared the news that the Kids’ Right to Read Project has investigated more incidences of censorship and book banning in 2013 than in 2012, and that the number of cases this year was three times higher than average.
Amazon’s Subscription eBook Service Now Offers 475 Thousand Titles, Supports Over 450 Thousand Users (The Digital Reader)
Amazon isn’t usually one to give us all the details when they toot their own horn, but sometimes we can piece together disparate reports and discover details that Amazon hasn’t shared.
Go from Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Book Riot)
Thinking about this recently sucked me into a little thought-experiment: say someone had never read any literature and wanted to be well-read. What should they read? And how many books would it take them to get close?
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