Tag Archive: Books


Buy any 2 movies or kids’ books at Target and get your third choice free

Getting a little bored in quarantine? Got kids running around driving you nuts? Solve both problems at once with Target’s Buy 2, Get 1 sale that covers kids’ books and movies for kids and adults. Buy three things for your kids, buy three things for you, mix and match what you’re getting, or do all three. The deal will always discount the lowest priced item on the list. So you can buy three $ 20 movies and only pay $  [Read More…]

The best movies, TV shows, books, and music we’re listening to in isolation

March felt more like a year than a month. This year has felt like a decade. We’re all stuck inside with a lot of extra time to think and fret, yes, but also consume. Here are the movies, music, TV shows, and books that we’re enjoying right now. And when you’re done with this list, let us know what entertainment you’re enjoying right now.

Movies The Martian

I first fell in love with the book (no, I’m  [Read More…]

Vodafone to donate books to UK schools to encourage social media kindness

A really great gesture to end the year.

What you need to know Vodafone has announced it will donate a copy of #Goldilocks to every UK primary (elementary) school in the UK. #Goldilocks is an updated fairytale that helps to educate young children about social media, especially the need to be kind. It was originally released in December of 2018 to very positive feedback.

UK carrier Vodafone has announced it will donate a copy of its #Goldilocks  [Read More…]

Duo and Google Play Books are the next to get dark themes

Rolling out via a server-side switch.

What you need to know Dark themes are rolling out to both Google Duo and Google Play Books. Both apps will follow the system-wide theme and Duo also includes a manual toggle in the settings. The dark themes have been spotted on version 5.4 of Google Play Books and v63 of Duo.

The darkness is spreading, and that’s a good thing. Recently, we covered dark mode rolling out to more of  [Read More…]

Google Play Books is launching new beta features for true bookworms

You can try the latest Play Books features while the team is still working on them.

What you need to know New opt-in beta program gives you early access to experimental Play Books features. Custom shelves, granular searching and “Ready to Read” shelf are the first features to roll out. Beta features are only available on the web at first, and will change regularly.

Google Play Books isn’t the flashiest of Google’s services, but many frequent readers  [Read More…]

The Kindle Oasis has transformed how I read books for the better

There are few products I use more than my Kindle. Over the course of the last decade, I went through seven different models, with the Kindle Paperwhite seeing the most usage. But I ultimately made the switch to a Kindle Oasis in 2018, and it has been a revelation.

Best e-reader I’ve ever used Kindle Oasis

$ 250 at Amazon

There really isn’t anything better.

Spending $ 250 on an e-reader is a  [Read More…]

Ready to shlep your books for back to school? Check out these backpacks

It’s the time of the year where you have to get off the couch and start getting ready for the next school year to begin. Perhaps one of the most important facets of your everyday carry at school as the bag itself. You’ll want something that can handle everything that is thrown at you, including housing your various books, papers, and of course, your laptop.

Anything and everything JanSport Big Student Backpack

Staff pick

If pockets  [Read More…]

12 books that are better than the movie or TV show and 2 that aren’t

With this Prime Day being so huge on all things electronic, we thought we would slow things down, breath out and show you some of the best books that people tried to ruin by turning them into movies and TV shows. Amazon is offering an awesome deal, where you can get $ 5 off when you order $ 15 worth of books when you use the coupon code PRIMEBOOK19 so get reading!

Lost in space The Martian

Staff Pick

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Amazon Books and 4-star stores offer early discounts before Prime Day hits

Prime members get all the best discounts this July.

In celebration of Amazon’s upcoming Prime Day, Amazon Books and Amazon 4-star stores will be offering in-store exclusives for Prime members starting today and lasting through the big event featuring giveaways, deals on Amazon devices, and more. Prime members can even earn a $ 10 promotional credit when they spend $ 50 in-store at one of the 19 Amazon Books or three Amazon 4-star stores through July 16.  [Read More…]

Amazon Canada launches Prime Reading with free access to hundreds of books

With the Kindle app, you’ll be able to access hundreds of popular books and comics.

What you need to know Canadian Amazon Prime members now have access to a rotating selection of books, comics, and more with Prime Reading. The books and comics are accessible through the Kindle app on several popular devices free of charge for Prime members. Titles include popular books such as Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective  [Read More…]