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Amid Public Health Crisis, MN Legislature Focuses Instead on Drag Queen Story Hour

Minnesota House Republicans threaten to slash funding to public libraries hosting Drag Queen Story Time.

The Ripped Bodice’s Fourth Annual Diversity Report

The Ripped Bodice, the United States’s first romance-dedicated bookstore, has announced their fourth annual report on the State of Racial Diversity in Romance Publishing.

Ronan Farrow Cuts Ties with Publisher Hachette Over Woody Allen Memoir

Ronan Farrow has cuts ties with publisher Hachette over their decision to publish Woody Allen's memoir.

Taika Waititi to Make Roald Dahl Series for Netflix

Taika Waititi will write, direct, and executive produce two animated Roald Dahl series for Netflix.

2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist Announced

The 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction longlist has been announced.

Join Us for the Final Edition of Persist: A Feminist Book Club on Instagram

We're hosting the last edition of our feminist book club on Instagram Live!

2020 Booker International Prize Longlist Announced

The longest for the 2020 Booker International Prize has been announced.

Your Fave Harry Potter Stars Are Making a TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD Audiobook

Beloved stars of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films will voice the first ever audiobook edition of J.K. Rowling's THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD, with proceeds to benefit the Lumos foundation.

Co-Publisher Dan DiDio and DC Comics Part Ways

Co-publisher Dan DiDio and DC Comics have parted ways.

Hidden Figures NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson Dies at 101

Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician depicted in HIDDEN FIGURES, has died at 101.

Tennessee Becomes Next State Seeking Public Library Oversight, Censorship

Tennessee "parental oversight committee" bill would censor public library programs, materials.

The Berbellion Prize: A New Award for Disabled Writers

The Berbellion Prize is a new award for an author whose "work has best spoken of the experience of chronic illness and/or disability."

The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction Announced

The 2020 Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction were announced on February 14th. Here is a look at the new awards and the inagural winners.

Trump 2021 Budget Seeks To Eliminate Library Funding (Again)

The budget for libraries and other humanities in the US is on the chopping block again. Here's what you need to know and what you can do.

Legendary Mystery Writer Mary Higgins Clark Has Died at 92

A look at the life and legacy of Mary Higgins Clark, who died on Friday, January 31 at age 92.