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Michelle Obama Releases Cover Image for Memoir, Announces Book Tour

Michelle Obama/Becoming
Politics
In leading up to her book cover reveal, Mrs. Obama shared on her Instagram account four previously unpublished family photographs that illustrate moments in her personal journey of becoming the woman she is today. ...
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GLAAD, Bonnier Publishing USA Announce Children’s Book Publishing Partnership

National
The first GLAAD and Bonnier Publishing USA book to be released is Prince & Knight, by Daniel Haack and illustrated by Stevie Lewis. In this “illuminating fairy tale for young readers” (School Library Journal) a noble prince is in line to take the throne. ...
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An Excerpt from ‘Sodom Road Exit’ by Amber Dawn

Editorial
The anonymous woman in bed beside me adamantly shakes my shoulder. She had a name last night. She must have; as part of my hook-and-line, I complimented her “pretty name” and said, “It suits you.” Unless a woman’s name is Mavis, I normally compliment her pretty name. ...
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Seattle-Area Bookstores Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day April 28

Local
Local bookstores will celebrate Seattle Independent Bookstore Day on April 28, 2018, the fourth annual observance of this popular, national event. ...
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New Children’s Book ‘When You Look Out the Window’ Depicts LGBT Landmarks in San Francisco

When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Martin and Del Lyon Built a Community.
National
Magination Press, the children’s book imprint of the American Psychological Association, is celebrating with a new children’s book about two pioneering lesbian activists: When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Martin and Del Lyon Built a Community. ...
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Healing by Memoir: ‘The Inheritance of Shame’ by Peter Gajdics

Peter Gajdics
Editorial
I never thought of myself as a memoirist when I sat down 20 years ago this month to write what has now become my published book, The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir. ...
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The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher: A Children’s Book About Two Dads

Dana Alison Levy/Facebook
National
Two dads, four adopted sons, and many adventures - and misadventures - of one family are waiting for you in Dana Alison Levy’s first novel. ...
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‘Dying Words’ Chronicles Life of New York Times Journalist Jeffrey Schmalz

Health
The multi-media project will include a companion book about the groundbreaking journalist who covered the AIDS epidemic as he was dying of the disease. ...
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Fewer Americans Reading Print Books, New Survey Finds

Entertainment
Those most likely to be book readers included women; young adults; those with higher levels of education and higher household income; and whites. ...
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New Chelsea Clinton Book to Reach School Children in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chelsea Clinton/It's Your World
International
Chelsea Clinton’s new book has been added to the Worldreader digital library for schools and libraries across sub-Saharan Africa. ...
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