Daily Links and Deals: Lacking a librarian, a school tries to promote reading

daily_links_1Daily Links for Sunday, February 28, 2016:

Lacking a librarian, a school tries to promote reading (The Notebook) –  What happens when your school doesn’t have a librarian?

New Research Briefing on “Public Libraries in England” Published by House of Commons Library (Infodocket) – An interesting report on the situation with library closings in  the UK.

Self-Driving Cars And The Kobayashi Maru (Techcrunch) – Really interesting post, with bonus points for the Star Trek reference!

Clearing Google’s hurdle, Brave’s ad-blocking browser arrives (CNET) – How does a mobile browser with built in ad capability sound?

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deals include The Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi for $1.99 and a selection of Arthur C. Clarke’s works, including Dolphin Island for $1.99.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is  Showgirls, Teen Wolves, and Astro Zombies: A Film Critic’s Year-Long Quest to Find the Worst Movie Ever Made by Michael Adams for $1.99. The Romance Daily Find is Winterkill by P.H. Turner for 99 cents.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Snobs by Julian Fellowes for $2.99.  Two days left in the Kobo store’s  30% Off Sale.  It ends February 29 and you must use coupon code 30FEB to claim your discount. .

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes Just Desserts: A Bed-and-Breakfast Mystery by Mary Daheim for 99 cents.

(A note on Daily Deals: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.

Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)


Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news. I also post other, different links of interest on Twitter and on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

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