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Guinness World Records Recognized Book Features Linton Hall Students Dhruv and Darsh Amitabh

The two brothers’ stories are featured in the world’s largest published book written by children for children as recognized by the Guinness World Records/

Local Writer Brings Poetry Workshops to Unexpected Places

Katherine Gotthardt is on a mission “to bring poetry, writing and literary arts to unexpected places.” The poet is leading free poetry writing workshops for high school students and other …
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“UN/Reconciled:” Passionate, Powerful Poems On a Delicate Love Gone Off
(NewsUSA) - “This is a work of fiction -- really.” It’s hard for poet Pasquale Trozzolo to convince us that his brilliant “UN/Reconciled:” (Kelsay Books) is not intended to portray any …
BookTrib’s Bites: Fate and Faith, a New Paradigm and Children’s Fun
(NewsUSA) -   “Dancing in the River” by George Lee     Drawing on his own life experiences, George Lee has fashioned an unforgettable coming-of-age story about fate and faith, …
Stories for Kids with Wholesome Fun, Culture, Imagination and Learning
(NewsUSA) - Amanda Given, an author, speech language pathologist, yogi, mother, mental health advocate and child at heart, has given us a charming story with colorful and playful illustrations …
BookTrib’s Bites: Books to Intrigue and Make You Think
(NewsUSA) -   “Red Chaos” by Ed Fuller and Gary Grossman          In this third book in the Red Hotel series which reads like breaking news, Russian President Nicolai Gorshkov …
BookTrib’s Bites: Gripping Stories, Ghosts, A Child’s Friendsgiving
(NewsUSA) -   “The Music We Make” by Michelle Rene DeBellis          “An electric whirlwind of every type of emotion.”-Reedsy.com     Grieving an accident that takes …

10 gorgeous college libraries

Best Universities compiled a list of 10 gorgeous college libraries from across the country that may make students want to study.

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Local Writer Brings Poetry Workshops to Unexpected Places

Katherine Gotthardt is on a mission “to bring poetry, writing and literary arts to unexpected places.” The poet is leading free poetry writing workshops for high school students and other …

Column: Here's Your Chance to 'Get Happier, Dammit!'

What if you could enjoy each day a little more than you do now? You’d probably be happier, right? Most of us would be.

Manassas Writer, Artist Debuts Novel 'Queen Anne's Lace'

Dawn Gardner signs copies of "Queens Anne Lace." She is surrounded by her daughter Rachel Dugger, brother and friend. Dawn Gardner, Manassas woman, artist, and business owner, is excited to announce …

Linton Hall 6th Grader Dhruv Amitabh Wins National Short Story Contest

Dhruv Amitabh's 'The First Grade Field Trip' was selected to be published in 'iWRITE Short Stories by Kids for Kids: Publishing Contest's Anthology 12.'

Library & Features

100 worst horror films of all time

Stacker curated a list of the 100 worst horror films of all time, which we calculated using a combination of IMDb and Metacritic data from September 2022.

The top 5 things teachers say would alleviate burnout

Teachercertification.com delved into the top five things teachers say could help alleviate burnout.    

Podcasts about Books, Authors & Reading
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Interviews with authors

The Penguin Podcast is a fortnightly interview series where we speak to authors about what drives them: from where, how and why they write, to their inspirations, aspirations, and …

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Stories about short stories

Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich …

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Revisit older books

The literary podcast presented by John Mitchinson and Andy Miller. Brought to you by Unbound. Visit www.backlisted.fm

15 international horror movies that are better than their American remakes

Why are American remakes so bad? Using IMDb user ratings, Stacker ranked 15 acclaimed international horror movies and the copycat films that failed to live up to the originals.

Beyoncé: The life story you may not know

Vivid Seats compiled a list of 24 of Beyoncé's accolades and milestones from interviews, news reports, and her own written words.