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Get the Most Out of Your Kindle iOS App

The Kindle app lets you read your ebooks purchased on Amazon, of course, but it has other useful functions you might not know about. Patrick Allan from LifeHacker explores these functions: Study Terms and Key Concepts With Flashcards If you’re like me and are constantly highlighting passages in your Kindle books, and making notes on […]

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Mr. Mercedes: A Novel (The Bill Hodges Trilogy Book 1) by [King, Stephen]

Five classic cat-and-mouse thrillers that make us question who is the predator and who is the prey

New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder recommends five great thrillers where the predator’s target discovers himself or herself to be in danger, but doesn’t know who the predator is… Mr. Mercedes: A Novel (The Bill Hodges Trilogy Book 1) by Stephen King Kindle price: $8.99 The stolen Mercedes emerges from the pre-dawn fog and […]

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J.D. Salinger’s son confirmed that some of his father’s previously unseen material will eventually be published

J.D. Salinger’s son confirmed that some of his father’s previously unseen material will eventually be published

Matt Salinger: ‘My father was writing for 50 years without publishing. That’s a lot of material’. Among all the dispute and conjecture that has surrounded the life of JD Salinger, one mystery remains especially puzzling. What did he produce after ceasing to publish his writing in 1965, and will it ever be read? It seemed […]

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5:30 a.m. – wake up and lie there and think; 6:15 a.m. – get up and eat breakfast (lots)…
Ursula K. Le Guin’s daily routine was disciplined, yet playful.

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Daily Routine: The Discipline That Fueled Her Imagination. Recently tweeted out by writer Michael J. Seidlinger as “the ideal writing routine,” it first appeared in an interview she gave in 1988 (and more recently reappeared in Ursula Le Guin: The Last Interview and Other Conversations). Beginning at the early hour of […]

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Fake News? Three weeks before its release, a book by former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson is continuing to drawing controversy

Abramson’s highly anticipated new book, Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts, is scheduled to publish at the beginning of February, but advance copies have begun to circulate through the media. And more than one of the people featured in the book have disputed the facts and truth of Abramson’s […]

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Fantastic news from across the pond: A British company plans to launch a ‘Kindle for the blind’

LONDON (Reuters) – A British company plans to launch a Braille e-reader for blind people this year that should greatly enhance their reading experience and spare them from lugging around hefty print volumes. Since it was developed by Louis Braille in the 19th Century, the alphabet of raised dots has brought the joy of reading […]

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Forget about what’s real or fake news -Decide the truth from these five must-watch documentary picks
All free with Amazon Prime

Must watch documentary picks for this week – All FREE with Amazon Prime! These are top-rated, critically acclaimed and highly buzzed about movies. (Don’t have Prime? No worries, click here to start your free trial today) Citizenfour 4.3 stars – 973 Amazon reviews 8.1/10 IMDb CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, […]

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