Watch ‘New Girl’ Star Zooey Deschanel and Jonathan Scott Read a Kid’s Book!

Watch ‘New Girl’ Star Zooey Deschanel and Jonathan Scott Read a Kid’s Book!

Zooey Deschanel and Property Brothers star Jonathan Silver Scott recently did a live reading of him and his brother’s children’s book, “Builder Brothers: Big Plans,” on Facebook!  Before they did the reading, they joked, “We have big plans to read “Big Plans,” ’cause we were so busy, we had to clear our schedules.”  Deschanel remarked that she is busy since she’s been home taking care of her kids.   image via amazon   The couple spent the video going back and forth between pages, doing their own impressions of the characters and then showing the page they just read for any …

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Is Publishing a Book

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Is Publishing a Book

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Whistleblowers have been getting a fair bit of attention in the new recently. Edward Snowden’s memoir Permanent Record hit stores earlier in September. The currently unidentified whistleblower who broke the story about Donald Trump’s connections with the Ukrainian government sparked an impeachment inquiry against the President. And now, Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower who broke the story about Cambridge Analytica has written his own memoir about the scandal that is slated to release Oct. 8.   image via random house   You might remember Cambridge Analytica as the data-mining firm that found itself at the center of a political scandal in early …

Everything You Could Read If You Stop Tweeting!

Everything You Could Read If You Stop Tweeting!

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We all get sucked into the cycle of checking our phone every ten minutes just to see that we have no notifications. But, alas, this leads to us checking Instagram for the fiftieth time to see the same old posts that we purposely didn’t like in the first place. For busy book lovers who struggle with short attention spans, the thought “I should be reading right now” comes into our heads at least a few times a day. Now, an app can tell us just how successful we’d be if if we just listened to those impulses.     The …

Enter Our Giveaway to Win Ten of Your New Favorite Books!

Enter Our Giveaway to Win Ten of Your New Favorite Books!

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If you love books and free things, we at Bookstr have just the giveaway for you! In honor of reaching 50,000 Instagram followers, we will be giving away TEN free books and a beautiful tote bag! You may know about our great website and Facebook page, but did you know that we’re on Insta? Bookstr’s Instagram is one of the best places to see original graphics, art, and pictures made by and for book lovers. To enter, all you need to do is follow Bookstr on Instagram (scroll down for highlights!) and enter our contest! Check out the contest here: …