Kick Off March with These YA Titles

Kick Off March with These YA Titles

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A new month means new novels to look forward to. These YA titles are just vying for a spot on your TBR and what a wide selection of novels they are. “Of Curses and Kisses” by Sandhya Menon Image via Amazon Of Curses and Kisses follows two young royals at a boarding school, Princess Jaya Rao and Lordship Grey Emerson. The Raos and Emersons have a longstanding feud, and when the Emersons threaten to target Jaya’s little sister, Jaya must get revenge and what better revenge than to make Grey fall in love with her so she can break his …

Fill Your Ever-Expanding Bookshelf With Bookstr’s Nonfiction Recommendations!

Fill Your Ever-Expanding Bookshelf With Bookstr’s Nonfiction 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 bestsellers, and showcase what’s resonating with audiences right now! Pick these up to see what everyone is talking about!   Image via Amazon   5. Hungry by Jeff Gordinier  Hungry by Jeff Gordinier is a story for any food lover to wet your appetite for meals and adventure. Feeling stuck in a dead-end work life, Gordinier happens into a fateful meeting with a Danish …

NASA Renames Street to Honor the Women of ‘Hidden Figures’

NASA Renames Street to Honor the Women of ‘Hidden Figures’

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The Guardian reports that NASA has renamed the street in front of its headquarters “Hidden Figures Way,” after the acclaimed book by Margot Lee Shetterly and its 2016 Academy Award-nominated adaptation. The designation honors African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, the featured icons in Hidden Figures who combated racial segregation to contribute to NASA’s earliest moon landing missions.   Image via Amazon   Their efforts collectively spanned decades throughout World War II, the Cold War, Civil Rights Movement, and the Space Race, but opened the door for women of future generations. Author Margot Lee Shetterly and …