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Navy SEAL bin Laden book out-selling '50 Shades' on Amazon

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"No Easy Day," the controversial book by a former U.S. Navy SEAL and StarNews editor about the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, has stormed to the top of U.S. book sales on online retailer Amazon.com. Full story...
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Local author discusses best seller

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videoCatch Good Morning Carolina anchor Ashley Jacobs' interview with a local author as she talks about her tough childhood and fabulous outlook on her life ahead. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: Educators spread love of literacy

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video The ability to read is a ticket to success. That’s why two Brunswick County educators are forming the Juna Foundation. It’s a project all about getting books in the hands of kids in honor of two women who battled cancer and both had a love for literature. Full story...
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Friends of the Library hope to pass $1M raised with weekend sale

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The Friends of the Library is holding its semiannual book sale. Since the group first began holding book sales in 1983 it has raised $945,000. With this sale, the group hopes to raise $55,000, which will break the $1 million mark this weekend. That's money that goes right back to the library. Full story...
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Library friends offer deals on used books

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Bookworms of all ages can find a good deal the next few days. The Friends of the New Hanover County Public Library are hosting their fall book sale at the at the Northeast Library near Landfall. Full story...
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Book drive kicks off in honor of Tarica Pulliam

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A book collection campaign kicked off Saturday in honor of Tarica Pulliam; a New Hanover County detention officer killed by her ex-boyfriend a year ago. Full story...
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A look at The Journeys of the Italians in America

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videoNews Channel 3’s News Director, Paul Paolicelli, author of two books on the Italian American experience, talks with Vincenza Scarpaci in this special edition of The Book Corner. Full story...
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New Hanover County Library book sale

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If you are looking to grow your library without shrinking your budget, the New Hanover County Library is holding a used book sale this weekend. Full story...
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Elf's Shelf: Giving a Good Book

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There are nearly one million titles to choose from in the Wilmington Barnes & Noble, so finding the right book may require a little research. Full story...
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Online retailer ships final Harry Potter book early

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videoA North Carolina couple received a magical surprise this week. A copy of J.K. Rowling's final Harry Potter book arrived in the mail. An online retailer mistakenly shipped about 3,000 copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" several days too early. Full story...
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