Barnes & Noble Layoffs Seem Inevitable Due to Coronavirus

Barnes & Noble Layoffs Seem Inevitable Due to Coronavirus

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Businesses are closing across the country, due to the coronavirus epidemic. As a result, businesses are struggling to pay employees as they stay shut down. Barnes & Noble CEO, James Daunt, writes to workers stating, “The truth is that we cannot close our doors and continue to pay our employees in the manner of Apple, Nike, Patagonia and REI. They can do this because they have the resources necessary; we, and most retailers of our sort, do not.” Barnes and Noble still has yet to shut down all stores, but it is clear that they will face consequences brought on …

10 of the Coolest Heroines in Fiction

10 of the Coolest Heroines in Fiction

For much of history, much like in real life, female characters in fiction were sidelined, often not promoted to the front like their male counterparts until recently. But this has begun to change, with the strong and nuanced female character coming to the forefront of genres like fantasy, science fiction,  historical and more! And even looking back throughout literary history, there are numerous examples of kickass women who paved the way forward. Here some of the best, counting down from ten!   10. Offred- The Handmaid’s Tale   Image Via Amazon The Handmaid’s Tale tells of a future where women have been …

Improve Your Life With These Awesome Book Recommendations!

Improve Your Life With These Awesome Book Recommendations!

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Each week, Bookstr scans bestseller lists across the Internet to learn what people are reading, buying, gifting, and talking about most — just so we can ensure consistent, high quality recommendations. This week’s nonfiction picks are self development picks to improve your quality of life! Dig in and enjoy!     5. ‘How to be bawse’ by Lilly Singh  image via Amazon   How To Be Bawse by Lilly Singh offers her advice on success and shares what she learned on her way to internet superstardom. Her tips are both conventional (things like “say what you mean”) and unconventional (“be the dumbest …

Dive into These New Biographies and Great Personal Stories!

Dive into These New Biographies and Great Personal Stories!

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  Each week, Bookstr scans bestseller lists across the Internet to learn what people are reading, buying, gifting, and talking about most — just so we can ensure consistent, high quality recommendations. This week’s nonfiction picks are new biographies for you to dig into and be inspired! Dig in and enjoy!   5. The Man in the glass House by Mark Lamster   image via amazon   The Man in the Glass House by Mark Lamster tells the story of the most famous architect in the 20th Century: Philip Johnson. Award-winning architectural critic and biographer Mark Lamster’s The Man in the …