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The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Aug. 24, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. Bloodless by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child - 9781538736715 - (Grand Central Publishing) 2. Complications by Danielle Steel - 9781984821508 - (Random House Publishing Group) ...

Ex-campus bookstore worker continues job fight in Ohio court

Aug. 18, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fired college bookstore employee in Ohio continued the yearslong battle for his job Wednesday in appellate court, where judges vigorously questioned both sides on details of the convoluted case. Andre Brady lost his union job as a sales manager...

Va. nonprofit provides jobs for people with special needs

Aug. 07, 2021 09:05 AM EDT

STEPHENS CITY, Va. (AP) — When her youngest daughter asked if she could go to college, Vicki Robertson realized that might not be possible. That’s because Hannah Robertson — a smart, outgoing and effervescent 17-year-old — was born with Down syndrome. So Vicki...

Georgia man sentenced in fake autograph scheme in Alabama

Aug. 05, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Georgia man who created websites to sell memorabilia bearing fake autographs was sentenced to more than three years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to federal charges in Alabama, prosecutors said. Douglas Duren, 38, of Atlanta pleaded...

New Black-owned Mississippi shop isn’t worried about Amazon

Jul. 18, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Inside a little office in downtown Gulfport, Tonisha Kimble is writing a new chapter in Mississippi’s history of Black-owned book stores. Kimble opened the Wonders of the World Book and Toy Store space earlier this month, after years in business...

Hungary: Writers, bookstores brace for ban on LGBT content

Jul. 16, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Some bookstores in Hungary placed notices at their entrances this week telling customers that they sell "non-traditional content.” The signs went up in response to a new law that prohibits “depicting or promoting” homosexuality and gender transitions in...

Booksellers association apologizes for anti-trans mailing

Jul. 15, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Booksellers Association is apologizing for sending a publication widely criticized as anti-transgender, Abigail Shrier's "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," in a recent mailing to independent stores. “This...

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Jul. 13, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. Falling by T. J. Newman - 9781982177904 - (Avid Reader Press Simon & Schuster) 2. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave - 9781501171369 - (Simon & Schuster) 3. The Paper...

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Jul. 06, 2021 13:10 PM EDT

US Bestseller List - Paid Books Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. The Sixth Wedding by Elin Hilderbrand - 9780316309172 - (Little, Brown and Company) 2. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave - 9781501171369 -...

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Jun. 29, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave - 9781501171369 - (Simon & Schuster) 2. Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid - 9781524798666 - (Random House Publishing Group) 3. The...