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Audiobooks can help get you through forced family time. Here are picks for listening together

The present emergency has brought with it a lot of forced family time, and parents with children at home are hard pressed to find activities, according to Katherine A. Powers of The Washington Post… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! Downloadable audiobooks present a solution, and here […]

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“I tried to hoard at Whole Foods the other day, and came away with two steaks and a pouch of dried coconut.” David Sedaris is not very good at this.

According to David Sedaris, it helps to look at which shelves are bare. That teaches you what you should be hoarding…. Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! It used to be that nobody ever called me. I’d get lonely notices on my phone, reading, “Last week you […]

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Amazon is offering some kids movies and TV shows for free as families stay inside amid the coronavirus outbreak

According to Avery Hartmans from Business Insider, Amazon is making a major change to its Prime Video platform amid the coronavirus pandemic: it’s now offering many children’s TV shows and movies for free…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! Beginning Monday, Amazon is offering shows like “Daniel […]

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Reading YA Books May Increase Empathy and Integrity

New research suggests there might be a connection between reading YA books and increased empathy and integrity, according to Kelly Jensen from BookRiot… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! A new study from University of Oklahoma researchers Jessica E. Black and Jennifer L. Barnes published […]

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George R.R. Martin Is Safe In An ‘Isolated Location’ To Finish The Next ‘Game Of Thrones’ Book

A self-quarantine is as good a time as any to start that Great American Novel, according to Josh Kurp at Uproxx.com…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! George R.R. Martin is being productive, and waiting out the coronavirus pandemic by writing and hopefully finishing The […]

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A fun fact for Women’s History Month: according to The NPD Group, female authors accounted for a significant majority of the top 100 literary fiction sales in 2019

BookScan recognizes the growing influence of women authors at the heart of the U.S. book industry, according to PR Newswire… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! According to global information company The NPD Group, 67 percent of unit sales in the top 100 literary fiction […]

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From real-life activists to fictional heroes, these books tell the stories of women fighting climate change.

These fiction and non-fiction selections show how women are affected by climate change and how they’re fighting back….  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm by Isabella Tree Kindle price: $12.99 An inspiring story about what happens when 3,500 […]

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“The plague was Shakespeare’s secret weapon. He didn’t ignore it. He took advantage of it.” So… there’s that.

The plague ravaged William Shakespeare’s world and inspired his work, from Romeo and Juliet to Macbeth, according to Ben Cohen from Slate.com…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! One summer day in 1564, a weaver’s apprentice died in a small village in the English […]

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The world mourns the passing of a mystery legend, Barbara Neely, author of the Blanche White series and a trailblazing figure in the crime fiction community

Barbara Neely, author of first black female series sleuth Blanche White, dies at 78, according to Mark Kennedy from the Associated Press…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! Award-winning mystery writer Barbara Neely, who created the first black female series sleuth in mainstream American […]

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