V. E. Schwab’s ‘The Near Witch’ to Be Re-Released in 2019

V. E. Schwab’s ‘The Near Witch’ to Be Re-Released in 2019

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Since her first publication in 2011, V. E. Schwab has carved a name for herself in the fantasy genre. The best-selling author has a few well-known works under her belt such as Vicious (2013), Shades of Magic series (2015) and now her newly published novel Vengeful (2018). Vengeful has taken its place on the New York Time best-seller list for hardcover fiction. The Near Witch had been out of print for quite some time, but it will be making its comeback in both the U.S and U.K on March 12, 2019.     Image via Entertainment Weekly     The Near Witch, Schwab’s …

‘Johns Hopkins University’ Raising Out-Of-Print Books from the Dead

‘Johns Hopkins University’ Raising Out-Of-Print Books from the Dead

In 2016, John’s Hopkins University Press received a $938,000 grant courtesy of The Andrew Mellon Foundation, which allowed them the funds to continue building an Open Access (OA) platform for monographs in humanities and social sciences.    This was all part of MUSE Open, a non-profit organization aimed at making scholarly texts, journals, articles, and more readily accessible. The organization was founded in 1995 and, in the past twenty-three years, has teamed up with nearly 300 publishers to make works from all categories available online.   via Project MUSE   This is vital because people who otherwise would not have had the opportunity to read and learn from …

As If Further Justification Were Needed, Buying Harry Potter Merch This Week Will Benefit Charity

As If Further Justification Were Needed, Buying Harry Potter Merch This Week Will Benefit Charity

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It’s National Library Week, y’all. You know what that means? Apart from the fact that you should patronize your library more than ever, it means that Out of Print clothing and The Harry Potter Alliance are partnering for what Hello Giggles is reporting as their annual Accio Books campaign. This year, they’re sending thousands upon thousands of books to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico.   How can you help? Well, 10% of profits from Out of Print‘s sales of Harry Potter items during National Library Week will go towards the Accio Books campaign.    Out of Print has an absolutely magical line …