Story | Aug 21, 2014 | 9:32 AM
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Story | Aug 22, 2014Time will tell if the literary equivalent of the lightning strike that catapulted Edan Lepucki's "California" to best-sellerdom will work its magic on Stephan Eirik Clark's debut novel as well. Lepucki got the coveted "Colbert Bump" in July when comedian Stephen Colbert urged fans of "The Colbert Report" to buy "California" — but not through Amazon because of the ongoing dispute between the online bookseller and Hachette, the publisher who represents Colbert and Lepucki.
Story | Aug 21, 2014 | 6:44 AM
(Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp reported its ninth straight quarterly loss as sales continued to fall and the retailer said it might close more stores than planned this year. Shares of the company, which owns Sears department stores and the Kmart...
Story | Aug 21, 2014 | 5:20 AM
Yes, the new school year is almost (or, in some places, already) under way. And, yes, the kids are going to start coming home with backpacks full of homework. But that doesn't mean no more fun. Here are two great activities that will help you make the...
Story | Aug 20, 2014 | 1:08 PM
(Reuters) - With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs. He worked out a system of borrowing books from upperclassmen, offering nominal...