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Betty Smith enchanted a generation of readers with ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn’ − even as she groused that she hoped Williamsburg would be flattened

Eighty years ago, in the winter and spring of 1944, Brooklyn-born author Betty Smith was entering a new chapter of life. A year earlier, she was an unknown writer, negotiating with her publisher about manuscript edits and the date of publication for …

BookTrib’s Bites: Four Reads to Ward off the Cold

(NewsUSA) - Plowman by Charles BruckerhoffAt twelve, Stella Young and Hana Sanada, enrolled in the Stanton Academy for Humanity, discover the wartime journals of their great-grandfathers, who served …

Serial Entrepreneur Teaches Us How to Go the Distance in Business and in Life

(NewsUSA) - “Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone.”From closing multimillion-dollar licensing deals with IBM and Microsoft, to the Ironman World Championship, to ultramarathons and …

BookTrib’s Bites: Four Fascinating Reads

(NewsUSA) - South of Sepharad by Eric Z. WeintraubFleeing death by the Spanish Inquisition, a Jewish doctor makes an impossible choice between home and faith, then struggles to lead his family on a …

BookTrib’s Bites: Four Reads to Keep You Cozy in the Cold

(NewsUSA) - The Destination Birth by Alex Bisset Everybody has their own unique birth story. For Alex and Lauren, theirs would begin a grand adventure that would present its own twist of fate …

Killer in a Winter Wonderland: Latest in Cozy Mystery Series Takes on Holiday Aura

(NewsUSA) - Holidays are fickle things — often good, but sometimes not so good. It’s December in the quirky town of Cardigan, MD, and Rosalie Hart has been thrown several curve balls.For one, …

New eBook From BookTrib Showcases Excerpts from Some of the Hottest Books

(NewsUSA) - BookTrib.com, a leading source of news, reviews and information about the book industry for more than 20 years, is excited to announce the launch of a new ebook showcasing excerpts from …

A Champion of Social Impact Communications Shares Insights in New Book

(NewsUSA) - Carrie Fox takes to heart the role—and the responsibility—that leading communicators hold in shaping how stories are told, how narratives are shaped, and how decisions are made.A …

BookTrib's Bites: Four Reads to Ring in Thanksgiving

(NewsUSA) - A Reaction to Messianic Missionaries by Cheryl SimaniA fresh, exciting perspective on the missionary/counter-missionary controversy. Appalled by the nefarious tactics of Christian …

New Novel Skillfully Weaves Artificial Intelligence, Martial Arts and Immortality

(NewsUSA) - “My name is Tigress and I am immortal. This is my story.”Michael Crichton meets Bruce Lee in THE GIRL FROM WUDANG (Tuttle Publishing), a gripping story for fans of legendary …
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An Intense New Novel About Family, Fashion, Business, and Books
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Something New For Florida Science Classrooms
(NAPSI)—For students to learn best, their resources need to be tailored to them. That means by both learning standards—such as the …
How We Have Fallen Short in Teaching Literacy -- And What To Do About It
(NewsUSA) - This may be difficult to read, but did you know:In the last 15 years, 15 million students graduated from high schools …
A Perspective On Race And Religion
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Humorous, Poetic & Allegorical Tale Reminiscent of Dante’s Inferno
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Twin Sisters at the Core of Dark Coming-of-Age Psycho Thriller By Debut Author
(NewsUSA) - Most good thriller novels keep readers guessing until the end. Then there are some that cause jaws to drop.TKO Rogue has …
BookTrib’s Bites: Some Tasty Morsels in Assorted Genres
(NewsUSA) -  The House at the End of the World by Dean KoontzSoon no one on Earth will have a place to hide in this novel about …
BookTrib’s Bites: Diverse Titles Sure to Hold Your Interest
(NewsUSA) -  The Violin Thief by Genie Higbee: A startling coming-of-age tale that twines magical realism with musical history and …
BookTrib’s Bites: True Crime Inspirations, Dystopian Gem, Making Great Factories
(NewsUSA) -  Reef Road by Deborah Goodrich RoyceWhen a severed hand washes ashore in the wealthy enclave of Palm Beach, FL, the …
BookTrib’s Bites: Epic Stories, Iconic Events and Personalities
(NewsUSA) -  “Battlefield Earth, Expanded 21st Century Edition” by L. Ron Hubbard: It’s the year 3,000, a thousand years after …
BookTrib’s Bites: Plenty to Ponder for Your Next Read
(NewsUSA) -  “Love Letters to the Virgin Mary” by David Richards: King David is a mortal man who has spent all his life looking …
“Chicken Soup for the Soul” Man Provides Great Inspiration for Biographer
(NewsUSA) - If author Mitzi Perdue is using the example of Mark Victor Hansen for a little inspiration, well, she’s come to the …
New Book In The Exciting “Love And Murder...” Series
(NAPSI)—A uniquely American vision of love and murder, trauma, and healing around 2026, “Even Climate Change Can’t Stop Love and …
BookTrib’s Bites: Stories for a Range of Reading Interests
(NewsUSA) -  “Mrs. R. Snugglesworth – Attorney-at-Law” by Amy Flanagan: Mrs. R. Snugglesworth is 70 pounds of low-to-the-ground …
“UN/Reconciled:” Passionate, Powerful Poems On a Delicate Love Gone Off
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