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Philadelphia Area Literary Events: June 8th - 13th

Every week there are workshops, readings, parties and other exciting literary events taking place all over Philly. For those of you planning to spend the next week holed up in a dark room reading, here are some opportunities to get out of the house and experience Philly’s diverse and lively book culture:

Dad Wisdom: The Paternal Teachings of Pop Culture

Dads have been giving advice longer than we’ve been receiving ties for Father’s Day.  We’ve given advice on the big screen, the small screen and the mobile screen.  We’ve given advice in books and music.  And, we’ve given advice a long time ago…and in galaxies far, far away.  The advice is sometimes comedic, often practical and always from the heart.

How to be Awesome at Crying During a Movie

There are a few tear-jerkers set to come out in the near future (chief among them, the cinematic debut of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars). Never fear, these simple steps will help you prepare mentally and strategically for tears and help keep your emotional outbursts as private as possible!

Book Giveaways This Month on Goodreads, LibraryThing, & BookLikes!

We're thrilled to welcome June in with a number of fantastic giveaways on Goodreads, LibraryThing, and BookLikes! 

This month, you can get finished hardcover advances of the fourth Nick & Tesla book, Nick & Tesla's Super Cyborg Gadget Glove, as well as finished advances of How to Make Your Baby an Internet Celebrity. We've also got ARCs of Kid Presidents, signed copies of Haute Dogs, and finished copies of Tic-Tac-Tome!

Check out the giveaways below, and good luck!


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