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On the Road - Jack Kerouac

10 iconic dishes from famous novels (pictures)

Novels are the food for the soul, but who said they can’t please the body? Now it’s easier to imagine – and…

Tips to get children refocus on reading - infographic

Tips to help children refocus on reading (infographic)

Internet makes us distracted. Our attention span shrinks, we move too easily from reading to scrolling, every second page of the book…

Google results for library in Wahsington

Now Google web search lets you find the nearest library

More and more features, specific to Google Now (and mobile Google in general), can be found in the desktop Google search as…

The complete process of print book publishing - infographic

The complete process of print book publishing (infographic)

A possibility to publish a book in an electronic format, quickly and at no cost, is luring authors to digital self-publishing. There…

Illustration from Brigands of the Moon Astounding Stories of Super Science March 1930

Libraries and books of the future as imagined by Ray Cummings in 1930

Ray Cummings was an American science-fiction author, one of the founders of sci-fi pulp fiction. He wrote more than 700 short stories…

5 ways to get kids excited about reading - infographic

5 ways to get kids excited about reading (infographic)

Before your children will watch “Jungle Book” or “Shrek”, make sure you did everything to let them fall in love with the…

32 children's books and how they were turned into movies - infographic

Famous children’s books, and how they were turned into movies (infographic)

Favorite children’s books seen on a big screen are not exactly how their authors imagined them. Love Reading 4 Kids has published…

Nook GlowLight now for 99 dollars

Nook GlowLight for $99 until April 13th

Anyone still interested in the Nook GlowLight? The latest e-reader from Barnes & Noble, launched in November last year, costs $20 less (16%…

Samsung Galaxy Tab4 Family - 7-inch 8-inch 10.1-inch

Galaxy Tab4 7, 8, and 10.1-inch tablets announced by Samsung (pictures)

What we know about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab4 budget tablets (7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch). Pictures and tech specs attached.

Google Nexus 7 Sleeve Red

Nexus 7 cases are 25% off on Google Play

Google has started a new deal on Google Play Store. Cases for Google Nexus 7 and 5 are discounted by 25% for…

R. Nichols Read Candle

Book smell is back – 25 paper-scented perfumes and candles

A list of perfumes, sprays, candles, and other home & beauty products that resemble a book smell.

Demeter Paperback Cologne Spray - the smell of old book

Demeter “Paperback” Cologne Spray

A perfume that resembles the old book smell. Described as “a trip to your favorite library or used bookstore.”

Average rating: 3.9/5

Amazon $16.95

Video thumbnail for youtube video Why we love the smell of old books (video)

Why we love the smell of old books (video)

The smell of an old book is a combination of grassy notes with a tang of acids and a hint of vanilla over an underlying mustiness.

Book splits - cartoon by Frederick Deligne

Book splits (cartoon)

A cartoon by Frederick Deligne, via The Cagle Post.

Student access to digital learning devices - infographic

Student access to digital learning devices (infographic)

The infographic prepared by the Institute of College Credits analyses the access to digital devices among American students. In public schools, the…

The importance of technology in education - infographic

The importance of technology in education (infographic)

The infographic prepared by Writengine shows 5 main benefits of using technology in education. We’d change just one thing in the chart.…

Room - Emma Donoghue

Selected books are up to 70% off on Kobo till March 31st

There is a Spring Promotion on Kobo, available at kobo.com/springpromotion. You can save up to 70% on selected books from five categories:…

Ebook bestsellers spring 2014

12 sure-fire ebook bestsellers – spring 2014

A list of must-read ebook bestsellers of spring 2014, with book blurb and links to major ebookstores: Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and iBooks Store.

The Kama Sutra for bibliophiles

The Kama Sutra for bibliophiles (picture)

Via I Waste So Much Time.

Quotes about libraries - Anne Herbert - University Club Library

15 wonderful quotes about libraries… in libraries (pictures)

These brilliant images combine human wisdom with where it originates from. All quotes were collected and images designed by Daniel Dalton, writer…