News round-up: Thursday 31st December 2015

Below are the interesting news stories I’ve found online today 🙂 (the last one for 2015!)

Are soundtracked books a stunt or the future of ebooks?
The Independent
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/are-soundtracked-books-a-stunt-or-the-future-of-ebooks-a6791316.html

Anne Frank foundation fights plans to publish diary online on 1 January
The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/dec/31/anne-frank-foundation-fights-plans-publish-diary-online-1-january?

Is Dietland 2015’s Most Surprising Book About Women?
NY Mag
http://nymag.com/thecut/2015/12/this-2015s-most-surprising-book-about-women.html#

32 New Books To Add To Your Shelf In 2016
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/new-book-releases-2016_5684607ae4b0b958f65b3a65

Biggest Book Trends: Print Is Back, and Everyone’s Reading Science Fiction
io9
http://io9.gizmodo.com/biggest-book-trends-print-is-back-and-everyones-readi-1750494059

News round up – Thursday 25th June 2015

Below are the interesting news stories I’ve found online today 🙂

Falmouth Bookseller hosts a surprise literary proposal
West Briton

Jayne Dowle: Visit your local bookshop before the final page turns
The Yorkshire Post

Football pundit colouring book released including ex-Liverpool, Tottenham and Newcastle stars. Oh, and… Des Lynam in the nude
Metro

Marvel to Publish 3 Adult Coloring Books
GalleyCat

’90s Teens Rejoice! ‘Sweet Valley High’ Is Getting A Reboot
MTV News

News round-up: Sunday 17th August 2014

Below, are the interesting articles I have read that were published between Sunday 9th August and Saturday 16th August.

Walking and book festival celebrates its 10th anniversary
The Northern Echo, Monday 11th August 2014

Bristol Cathedral Primary school to go inside central library
BBC News, Tuesday 12th August 2014

A New Twist On Book Clubs
Forbes, Wednesday 13th August 2014

Llanelli gardener turned author launches scratch and sniff book
Llanelli Star, Wednesday 13th August 2014

Throw the book at them! Cambridge’s Parkside police station appeals for reading material for prisoners
Cambridge News, Thursday 14th August 2014

Book-loving gran persuades council to bring mobile library back after 10 years
The Westmorland Gazette, Thursday 14th August 2014

Liverpool Council to publicly consult on cabinet-approved library closure plans
Liverpool Echo, Friday 15th August 2014

Leeds comic book queen is picture perfect
Yorkshire Evening Post, Friday 15th August 2014

The woman with 10,000 books in her garden shed
Nottingham Post, Friday 15th August 2014

Little Free Library scheme arrives in Wanstead with Fiona Tatham of Overton Drive the first to sign up
Guardian Series, Friday 15th August 2014