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New-Car Transaction Price Growth Slows, Up Less Than 1 Percent In November 2015, According To Kelley Blue Book

 The analysts at Kelley Blue Book, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and...

Nov 30, 2015, 13:30 ET
Mr. Mayhem by Jeff Widmer marks the debut of an assassin's agent known only as Brinker

New crime novel asks, 'What if assassins had agents?'

 A doctor wants to euthanize his terminal patients. A disgraced journalist wants a better job than flogging tours of crime scenes. The tour...

Nov 24, 2015, 15:27 ET
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Black Friday Deals Will Contribute To Strong November 2015 New-Car Sales, According To Kelley Blue Book

 New-vehicle sales are expected to remain flat year-over-year to a total of 1.3 million units in November 2015, resulting in an estimated 17.8...

Nov 24, 2015, 08:00 ET

Make Holiday Memories With a Personalized, Educational Santa Wish Book

 "A-B-C. 1-2-3. This is what I want Santa to put under my tree." Make your family's holiday memories extra special this year with a...

Nov 24, 2015, 03:15 ET

Providers to Adopt IT Outsourcing Solutions in 2016 as More Hospitals and Physician Practices Slide Deeper Into Financial Uncertainty, Black Book Survey

 Black Book™ surveyed 1,030 hospital CIOs and IT leaders, as well as 243 CFOs and financial executives, to contribute their perceptions...

Nov 23, 2015, 08:11 ET
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Concepts, Crossovers, Compacts and Game Changers are Loaded with Technology and Style at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

Scion's Next Icon: World Debut Of C-HR Concept Car Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release...

Nov 20, 2015, 09:06 ET

The Smithsonian Wants You to Hit Them with Your Best Shot!

 The Smithsonian wants your rock'n'roll shots! On December 1, 2015, Smithsonian Books and Smithsonian Media will launch

Nov 20, 2015, 09:00 ET

IT Outsourcing Booms in Healthcare Payer Sector as Insurers Go-High Tech, New Black Book Survey

 Black Book™ well known internationally for accurate, impartial customer satisfaction surveys in the services and software industries,...

Nov 18, 2015, 11:44 ET
Every $2.50 donation made to First Book through December 31, 2015 will be matched with an in-kind donation of two books from Penguin Young Readers, up to 500,000 books. Match applies to all general, unrestricted gifts supporting First Book's mission. Donate today.

Penguin Young Readers to Match Donations to First Book through December 31

 Children from low-income families can receive three times more books this holiday season, thanks to a partnership between the nonprofit social...

Nov 18, 2015, 08:04 ET

Discover the Secrets for Profitable and Lasting Innovation in Dana A. Oliver's Latest Business Guide Book

Dana A. Oliver, Author and Senior Director of Research & Development at Medtronic, announced today that Mantra Design - Innovate, Buy or Die!,...

Nov 17, 2015, 16:05 ET

Books-A-Million, Inc. To Broadcast Its Third Quarter 2016 Conference Call Live On The Internet

 Books-A-Million, Inc. (NASDAQ: BAMM) (the "Company") today announced that it will provide an online Web simulcast of its third quarter 2016...

Nov 17, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book Data Suggests Now Is a Good Time to Buy a Volkswagen

 Now is a great time to buy a Volkswagen, based on updated data from Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book. Recently released vehicle pricing,...

Nov 13, 2015, 08:30 ET

New Work of Literary Fiction Tackles Corruption in Politics and Social Hierarchy in Modern-Day India

 Jaswinder Singh announced today that his debut novel The Quest for Integrity, a work of literary fiction dealing in the socio-political...

Nov 13, 2015, 05:00 ET
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10 Best New-Car Deals For November 2015 By

 The experts from Kelley Blue Book, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both...

Nov 12, 2015, 09:00 ET
The 2016 Tahoe is the best-selling vehicle in the full-size SUV/crossover segment. Its unique combination of style, comfort, economy and value makes it a Best Buy for the second year in a row.

Kelley Blue Book Announces Winners Of 2016 Best Buy Awards; Redesigned Honda Civic Named This Year's Overall Best Buy

Kelley Blue Book, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive...

Nov 09, 2015, 13:30 ET

Beach-town thriller 'Peak Season' debuts in audio

 Peak Season, the new crime novel from Jeff Widmer, is now available in audiobook format. Set on Florida's Gulf Coast in the tony beach town...

Nov 04, 2015, 08:35 ET

The Awards Judge Organization Proudly Announces the Winners of the First Annual NEW BOOK AWARDS

The Awards Judge Organization has announced the Winners of the First Annual NEW BOOK AWARDS.   The awards were created to boost...

Nov 03, 2015, 12:55 ET
This map, featured in First Book's latest Impact Report, shows the percentage of children from low-income families in each state. First Book serves educators and program leaders supporting children in need throughout the United States and Canada. First Book's Impact Report features key insights from First Book's network of more than 200,000 educators and program leaders serving children in need, the largest and fastest growing community of its kind.

Newly Released Nonprofit Impact Report Provides Insights into Academic Challenges Faced by Low-Income Students

The nonprofit social enterprise First Book today released its 2014 Impact Report detailing the organization's work over the last fiscal year in...

Nov 03, 2015, 05:00 ET
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New-Car Transaction Prices Rise More Than 1 Percent In October 2015, According To Kelley Blue Book

The analysts at Kelley Blue Book, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the...

Oct 28, 2015, 21:53 ET

Upsurge in Emergency Department Information Technology Replacements, 72% of Hospitals Dissatisfied With Interoperability & Usability Finds Black Book

 Seven of every eight US hospitals are reporting 18%+ increases in ED visits over a year ago, mainly sourced to the shortage of primary care...