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Nampa school board votes to ban 22 books from libraries

May. 11, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A school board in southwestern Idaho has permanently banned 22 popular books from the district's libraries, including Margaret Atwood's “The Handmaid's Tale” and Khaled Hosseini's “Kite Runner.” The Nampa School Board made the vote on Monday, the Idaho...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

May. 10, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Finding Me by Viola Davis, narrated by the author (HarperAudio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. This Will Not Pass by Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns, narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris (Simon...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

May. 04, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Finding Me by Viola Davis, narrated by the author (HarperAudio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. The War on the West by Douglas Murray, narrated by Douglas Murray (HarperAudio) 4....

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Apr. 26, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 3. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) ...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Apr. 19, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 3. Hello, Molly! By Molly Shannon and Sean Wilsey, narrated by Molly Shannon...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Apr. 12, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 3. Idiots by Laura Clery, narrated by the author (Simon & Schuster Audio) ...

Florida has 3rd largest number of school book ban incidents

Apr. 09, 2022 10:57 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There have been more than 200 instances of public school districts in Florida banning books since last July, the third highest number of incidents of any state in the U.S., according to a report from an advocacy group for writing professionals. PEN America...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Apr. 06, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 3. Will by Will Smith and Mark Manson, narrated by Will Smith (Penguin Audio) ...

Greta Thunberg aims to drive change with ‘The Climate Book’

Mar. 31, 2022 12:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Climate activist Greta Thunberg has compiled a handbook for tackling the world’s interconnected environmental crises, with contributions from leading scientists and writers. Penguin Random House announced Thursday that “The Climate Book” will be published in...

Maine island library wants your banned books

Mar. 19, 2022 08:02 AM EDT

MATINICUS ISLAND, Maine (AP) — There’s an “Island of Misfit Toys” in the popular holiday classic. Now there's an island for unwanted and banned books, too. The tiny library on Matinicus Island 22 miles (35 kilometers) off the Maine coast is on a mission to fill its shelves...