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Remembering Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney

Think Justin Bieber … only about 100 times more popular. That was Mickey Rooney. Rooney, who died this weekend at the age of 93, was the single biggest movie star of the 1930s and early 1940s.

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Booketology 2014 Championship

A Wrinkle in Time

We have a winner!

Our 2014 Booketology Champion is: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle!

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Booketology: Final 4 Winners

A Wrinkle in Time or Little Women?

And then there were two! The Final 4 round of Booketology is complete, and our winning books now move on to the Championship.

Check out the voting results
from this last round.

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Booketology: Elite 8 Winners

Little Women

Our Spring Tournament of Books has returned for the third year! Check out the results of the Elite 8, and vote in the Final 4 of Booketology, where it's book vs. book and you decide the winner!

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Free Music: As Much As You Want, When You Want It.

Freegal Music

Stream the music you want. When you want it. No ads. No charge.

Who wouldn’t like the concept?

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