Learning Toys and STEM Toys We Love | The Wirecutter #STEM #learning #education #play #gadgets #devices #recommendations #children #kids


We don’t think there’s a right or wrong way for kids to play. For this kid-oriented gift guide, we focused on learning toys—open-ended games, kits, toys and crafts that promote lifelong skills like critical thinking, problem solving, logic, and even coding. To choose from the hundreds of toys available, we spent more than 30 hours trying 35 recommendations from experts, educators, and parents… READ MORE: Learning Toys and STEM Toys We Love | The Wirecutter

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Algorithms Could Save Book Publishing—But Ruin Novels | WIRED #algorithms #books #publishing #recommendations #marketing


Over four years, Archer and Jockers fed 5,000 fiction titles published over the last 30 years into computers and trained them to “read”—to determine where sentences begin and end, to identify parts of speech, to map out plots. They then used so-called machine classification algorithms to isolate the features most common in bestsellers. READ MORE: Algorithms Could Save Book Publishing—But Ruin Novels | WIRED

Attention, Readers: ‘Rotten Tomatoes For Books’ Is Here | HuffPo #books #reading #recommendations #reviews


Source: Literary Hub/Huffington Post

Literary Hub, a site dedicated to book news, essays and excerpts, has launched Book Marks, which they call a “Rotten Tomatoes for books,” aggregating professional critics’ takes on new literary novels and assigning them a letter grade. READ MORE: Attention, Readers: ‘Rotten Tomatoes For Books’ Is Here | Huffington Post

100 Must-Read Books about #Books | BookRiot #reading #fiction #nonfiction #recommendations #bibliophiles


When you’re a true-blue “book person,” you love everything about books: The way they smell. The way the pages feel. The weight they add to your bag. The way they look on your shelf. (Do I sound like a book stalker? Guilty.) It’s only natural, then, that bibliophiles love reading books about books. If you’re nodding your head in agreement, this list of one hundred bookish books is for you: READ THE LIST: 100 Must-Read Books about Books | BookRiot

Deborah Harkness’ All Souls Trilogy is missing from the list – one of my favs!

There are additional lists posted at GoodReads:

Summer Reading 2016 List of Book Lists #books #reading #summer2016 #recommendations


Girl ReadingFor those fortunate enough to have vacation time, it’s the time of year when we look forward to lazy days reading the summer’s best reads. Authors, bloggers, publishers and media organizations post all kinds of recommended summer reading lists. Below I have compiled a meta list of summer 2016 reading recommendations. My TBR list includes You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott and Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford. What books are you inspired to read this summer? (Bookmark this post as I will be updating periodically.)

Popular

Book Clubs

Romance

Thrillers

Young Adult

Kids

Non-Fiction

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100 Must-Read Books by #Asian Authors | BookRiot #books #reading #recommendations #readersadvisory


Contrary to popular opinion, Asia is not a monolith, and our literature is as diverse as our personal histories. With nearly 50 countries, and thousands of different cultures at hand, an incredible range of Asian writers and stories can be found to delight all kinds of readers. I’ve focused this list on Asian characters as written by Asian authors, setting out to include as many genres as I can. Read: 100 Must-Read Books by Asian Authors | BookRiot

100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels By Female Authors | BookRiot #SciFi #fantasy #books #women #reading


Ready for your TBR list to explode? I’ve gathered the 100 best sci-fi fantasy novels by female authors and there is sooooo much reading goodness to dig into. From YA to adult lit, from magical realism to epic fantasy to post-apocalyptic sci-fi feminism, from short stories to series, there’s a book on this list for every single reader. READ: 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels By Female Authors | BookRiot

A mathematical colouring book on Kickstarter has raised more than $400,000 | Mashable #books #Kickstarter #math #colouringbooks


Yes, it’s a colouring book. And yes, it has raised more than A$400,000 ($310,750) so far on Kickstarter. To be fair to its illustrator, however, it’s certainly a little more stunning than, say, Ikea’s colouring pages. Rafael Araujo, a Venezuelan architect and illustrator, has created the Golden Ratio Coloring Book along with a team in Sydney, Australia. The Kickstarter campaign to publish the book, which ends Apr. 29, has already left its original $27,000 ($20,975) goal well behind.  READ MORE: A mathematical colouring book on Kickstarter has raised more than $400,000 | Mashable

Reese Witherspoon’s New Role: Power Broker | WSJ #books #reading #recommendations #adaptations #film #broadcasting #fiction #nonfiction #feminism


The actress has emerged as one of Hollywood’s most influential literary tastemakers in the book-to-screen business.. READ: Reese Witherspoon’s New Role: Power Broker | WSJ

The Most Popular #Romance #Novels of the Past Decade | BookBub Blog #books #HEA #reading #recommendations #list


No explanation is given on how this list was determined or the source for the “most popular” rankings. I definitely do not agree with all the selections!

Looking for a steamy, dreamy love story? Here are 23 most popular romance novels of the past decade. READ: The Most Popular Romance Novels of the Past Decade | BookBub Blog

You May Like This List More:  Happy Ever After: 100 Swoon-Worthy #Romances | NPR #list #books #romance #HEA