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The Forest Of Hands And Teeth
The Forest of Hands and Teeth
The Forest of Hands and Teeth
is a New York Times best-selling post-apocalyptic zombie novel by first-time author Carrie Ryan that is marketed to young adults. It was published in 2009 by Random House Delacorte Press in the United States, and by Hachette Gollancz in Australia and the United Kingdom. This is the first volume of a trilogy; the second book in the series, The Dead-Tossed Waves, was released on March 9, 2010 and The Dark and Hollow Places followed in March 2011. As the story opens, an unexplained disaster has turned much of the human race into mindless, cannibalistic undead. They roam the forest of the title, seeking to destroy a band of survivors barricaded inside a walled village deep in the woods. However, the fence that protects these villagers also imprisons them within a dystopian society marked by violence, secrecy, and repression
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Young Adult Fiction
Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction published for readers in their youth.[1] YA books are catered towards children between 12 to 18 years old.[2] While the genre is targeted to teenagers, approximately half of YA readers are adults.[3] Subject matters and the genres of YA correlate with the "age and experience" of the protagonist and subsequent supporting characters.[1] The genres available in YA are expansive and similar to those found in adult fiction
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MTV
MTV
MTV
(originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom
Viacom
Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City. Launched on August 1, 1981,[2] the channel originally aired music videos as guided by television personalities known as "video jockeys" (VJs).[3] At first, MTV's main target demographic was young adults, but today it is primarily teenagers, particularly high school and college students. MTV
MTV
has toned down its music video programming significantly in recent years, and its programming now consists mainly of original reality, comedy and drama programming and some off-network syndicated programs and films, with limited music video programming in off-peak time periods. It has also become involved in promoting left-wing political issues and progressive social causes
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Annalee Newitz
Annalee Newitz
Annalee Newitz
(born 1969) is an American journalist, editor, and author of both fiction and nonfiction. She is the recipient of a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship from MIT, and has written for periodicals such as Popular Science
Popular Science
and Wired. From 1999 to 2008 she wrote a syndicated weekly column called Techsploitation, and from 2000 to 2004 she was the culture editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian. In 2004 she became a policy analyst at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. She also co-founded other magazine with C.J. Anders, a periodical which ran from 2002 to 2007. From 2008 to 2015 she was Editor-in-Chief of Gawker-owned media venture io9, and subsequently its direct descendent Gizmodo, Gawker's design and technology blog
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Maisie Williams
Margaret Constance "Maisie" Williams[1] (born 15 April 1997) is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark of Winterfell in the HBO
HBO
fantasy television series Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
in 2011, for which she won the EWwy Award
EWwy Award
for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, the Portal
Portal
Award for Best Supporting Actress – Television and Best Young Actor, and the Saturn Award
Saturn Award
for Best Performance by a Younger Actor. In 2016, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.[2] Williams has also had a recurring role in Doctor Who
Doctor Who
as Ashildr
Ashildr
in 2015
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Georgia (U.S. State)
Georgia (/ˈdʒɔːrdʒə/ ( listen) JOR-jə) is a state in the Southeastern United States. It began as a British colony in 1733, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies.[5] Named after King George II of Great Britain,[6] the Province of Georgia
Province of Georgia
covered the area from South Carolina
South Carolina
down to Spanish Florida
Spanish Florida
and New France
New France
along Louisiana (New France), also bordering to the west towards the Mississippi River. Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788.[7] In 1802–1804, western Georgia was split to the Mississippi
Mississippi
Territory, which later split to form Alabama
Alabama
with part of former West Florida
West Florida
in 1819
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North Carolina
As of 2000English 90.70% Spanish 6.18%[2]Demonym North Carolinian (official); Tar Heel
Tar Heel
(colloquial)Capital RaleighLargest city CharlotteLargest metro Charlotte
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Young Adult Library Services Association
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), established in 1957, is a division of the American Library Association. YALSA is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand the capacity of libraries to better serve teens. YALSA administers several awards and sponsors an annual Young Adult Literature Symposium, Teen Read Week, the third week of each October, and Teen Tech Week, the second week of each March. YALSA currently has over 5,200 members. YALSA aims to expand and strengthen library services for teens through advocacy, research, professional development and events.[1]Contents1 History 2 Book and media awards 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The organization that is now referred to as the Young Adult Library Services Association began on June 24, 1957 and was called the Young Adult Services Division following a reorganization of the American Library Association
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American Library Association
The American Library
Library
Association (ALA) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States
United States
that promotes libraries and library education internationally. It is the oldest and largest library association in the world,[4] with more than 57,000 members.[5]Contents1 History 2 Membership 3 Governing structure3.1 Activities3.1.1 Divisions 3.1.2 Notable offices 3.1.3 Notable sub-organizations3.2 Affiliates 3.3 National outreach3.3.1 Awards 3.3.2 Conferences 3.3.3 Notable Members4 Political positions4.1 Intellectual freedom 4.2 Privacy4.2.1 1970s 4.2.2 1980s 4.2.3 USA PATRIOT Act4.3 Copyright5 ALA-Accredited Programs in Library
Library
and Information Studies 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit] Founded by Justin Winsor, Charles Ammi Cutter, Samuel S. Green, James L. Whitney, Melvil Dewey
Melvil Dewey
(Melvil Dui), Fred B
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Borders Bookstores
Borders Group, Inc. (former NYSE ticker symbol BGP) was an international book and music retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In its final year, the company employed about 19,500 people throughout the U.S., primarily in its Borders and Waldenbooks stores. At the beginning of 2010, the company operated 511 Borders superstores in the US. The company also operated 175 stores in the Waldenbooks Specialty Retail segment, including Waldenbooks, Borders Express, Borders airport stores, and Borders Outlet stores. In February 2011, Borders applied for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and began liquidating 226 of its stores in the United States
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Junior Library Guild
The Junior Literary Guild was a commercial book club devoted to juvenile literature that has become the contemporary Junior Library Guild. It was created in 1929 as one of the enterprises of the Literary Guild, which was an adult book club created in 1927 by Samuel W. Craig and Harold K. Guinzburg.[1] Book clubs often marketed books to libraries as well, and by the 1950s the majority of the Junior Literary Guild's sales were to libraries
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World Fantasy Convention
The World Fantasy
Fantasy
Convention is an annual convention of professionals, collectors, and others interested in the field of fantasy. The World Fantasy
Fantasy
Awards are presented at the event.[1] Other features include an art show, a dealer's room, and an autograph reception.[2] The convention was conceived and begun by T. E. D. Klein, Kirby McCauley and several others.Contents1 Previous conventions 2 Upcoming conventions 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksPrevious conventions[edit]Dates Location InfoOctober 31– November 2, 1975 Holiday Inn Providence, Rhode Island, USA[1][2]  Theme for 1975 is "The Lovecraft Circle". Guest of Honor: Robert Bloch. Toastmaster: Gahan Wilson. Chaired by Kirby McCauley. Judges were Ramsey Campbell, Edward L. Ferman, David G. Hartwell, Fritz Leiber, and Gahan Wilson.October 29–31, 1976 The Statler Hotel New York, New York, USA Theme for 1976 is "Unknown Worlds"
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The Observer
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays. In the same place on the political spectrum as its sister papers The Guardian
The Guardian
and The Guardian
The Guardian
Weekly, whose parent company Guardian Media Group Limited acquired it in 1993, it takes a social liberal or social democratic line on most issues. First published in 1791, it is the world's oldest Sunday newspaper.[4]Contents1 History1.1 Origins 1.2 Nineteenth century 1.3 Twentieth century 1.4 Twenty-first century2 Supplements and features 3 The Newsroom 4 Bans 5 Editors 6 Photographers 7 Awards 8 Conventions sponsored 9 Bibliography 10 See also 11 References 12 External linksHistory[edit] Origins[edit] The first issue, published on 4 December 1791 by W.S. Bourne, was the world's first Sunday newspaper. Believing that the paper would be a means of wealth, Bourne instead soon found himself facing debts of nearly £1,600
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Bidisha
Bidisha SK Mamata[1] (born Bidisha Bandyopadhyay,[2] 29 July 1978), known professionally as Bidisha, is a British broadcaster, film-maker, and journalist specialising in international affairs, social justice issues, arts and culture, and international human rights.[3][4] Publishing and broadcasting under her first name only, Bidisha began writing professionally for arts magazines, such as i-D, Dazed and Confused, and the NME, at the age of 14, and published her first novel at 18.[5] She writes for The Guardian
The Guardian
and The Huffington Post[1] and works as a TV and radio presenter for the BBC, presenting programmes such as Woman's Hour
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Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly
(PW) is an American weekly trade news magazine targeted at publishers, librarians, booksellers and literary agents. Published continuously since 1872, it has carried the tagline, “The International News Magazine of Book
Book
Publishing
Publishing
and Bookselling". With 51 issues a year, the emphasis today is on book reviews.[3] The magazine was founded by bibliographer Frederick Leypoldt in the late 1860s, and had various titles until Leypoldt settled on the name The Publishers' Weekly (with an apostrophe) in 1872. The publication was a compilation of information about newly published books, collected from publishers and from other sources by Leypoldt, for an audience of booksellers. By 1876, Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly
was being read by nine tenths of the booksellers in the country
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Zombie Apocalypse
OverviewZombie Zombie
Zombie
walkZombies in mediaFilms Short films and nominal zombie films Series Video games Novelsv t eA zombie apocalypse is a particular scenario within apocalyptic fiction. In a zombie apocalypse, a widespread rise of zombies hostile to human life engages in a general assault on civilization. In some stories, victims of zombies may become zombies themselves if they are bitten by zombies or if a zombie-creating virus travels by air, sexually, or by water; in others, everyone who dies, whatever the cause, becomes one of the undead. In some cases, parasitic organisms can cause zombification by killing their hosts and reanimating their corpses, though some argue that this is not a true zombie
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