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Britney Spears' massive pop songs to land on Broadway, again

Dec. 02, 2022 09:16 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A stage musical about woke princesses that uses hit songs by Britney Spears will land on Broadway this summer. "Once Upon a One More Time," featuring Spears' tunes, including “Oops!… I Did It Again,” “Lucky,” “Stronger” and “Toxic,” will start...

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Dec. 01, 2022 13:28 PM EST

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Choice” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin's Press) 2. “The Boys from Biloxi” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “Fairy Tale” by Stephen King (Scribner) 4. “A Christmas Memory” by Richard Paul Evans...

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Dec. 01, 2022 11:52 AM EST

1. “It Starts With Us” by Colleen Hoover (Atria Books) 2. “The Choice” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin's Press) 3. “The Light We Carry” by Michelle Obama (Crown) 4. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Diper Överlöde” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) ...

Jamie Lee Curtis to receive AARP Career Achievement Award

Dec. 01, 2022 08:10 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Scream Queen” Jamie Lee Curtis will be this year's recipient of AARP The Magazine’s Movies for Grownups Awards career achievement honor. Curtis will receive the honor at the AARP’s annual Best Movies and TV for Grownups ceremony, the group announced...

Gov. DeSantis book 'The Courage to Be Free' coming Feb. 28

Nov. 30, 2022 13:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The long-rumored memoir-policy book by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is coming out next year. The HarperCollins imprint Broadside will release “The Courage to Be Free: Florida’s Blueprint for America’s Revival" on Feb. 28. Wednesday's announcement comes in the...

Venezuelan publisher receives award from US book association

Nov. 30, 2022 08:32 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One of Venezuela's few remaining independent publishers is being honored by the Association of American Publishers, the trade association announced Wednesday. Editorial Dahbar, which publishes books that include interviews with political prisoners and critiques of...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Nov. 29, 2022 16:06 PM EST

Nonfiction 1. The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 2. Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry, narrated by the author (Macmillan Audio) 3. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the...

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Nov. 29, 2022 11:39 AM EST

US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. The Choice by Nora Roberts - 9781250272737 - (St. Martin’s Publishing Group) 2. It Starts with Us by Colleen Hoover - 9781668001233 - (Atria Books) 3. The Whittiers by Danielle Steel - 9781984821843 - (Random House...

Millennial Money: 4 reasons for thrift store gifts this year

Nov. 29, 2022 09:25 AM EST

Thrifting is hot, and Goodwill finds are cool again. But while we’re thrilled to find the perfect throwback tee for our own closet, gifting used goods still carries a stigma for some. It shouldn’t. Secondhand gifts are better for your wallet, your community and...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Nov. 29, 2022 07:17 AM EST

Kansas City Star. November 28, 2022. Editorial: Missouri’s Jay Ashcroft aims to ‘hold libraries accountable,’ opening door to book bans A new rule proposed by Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft could kick open the door for special interest groups to...