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2012-07-24 23:02:43

Makers of Original Bookbound iPad Case Diversify Product Offerings With New Case Design, Available Now for the Google Nexus 7. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 DODOcase today announced the DODOcase HARDcover, a hand crafted case for the Google Nexus 7 tablet and available now. Made in San Francisco, CA using traditional bookbinding techniques, the DODOcase HARDcover is the perfect complement to the new generation of smaller, lighter tablet computers. The DODOcase HARDcover is a new...

2011-05-04 12:47:00

COHOES, N.Y., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. announces that Blurb, the global creative publishing platform, has launched ProLine, featuring Mohawk Superfine and Mohawk proPhoto papers. In addition to the Mohawk papers, ProLine comprises a selection of two fine, new linen hardcovers in Oatmeal and Charcoal, plus a choice of five heavyweight end sheets in charcoal grey, dove grey, warm grey, black and white. Each of the ProLine options is offered a la carte to allow the...

2011-05-03 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Blurb, the global creative publishing platform, announces the launch of ProLine, a range of unique, premium print offerings that will appeal to professionals and enthusiasts alike. Blurb enables everyone to design, publish, share and sell bookstore-quality books affordably, order one copy or many, and receive their books in about a week. The new ProLine offering features two new papers from Mohawk Fine Papers, a company that is respected...

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2011-03-18 07:31:40

Electronic book sales, continuing to show strong popularity, increased by more than 115 percent in January compared to the same month in 2010, according to a report released by the Association of American Publishers (AAP). Figures show that e-book net sales totalled $32.4 million in January 2010, and jumped to $69.9 million in the same time period this year, continuing a rising demand for electronic books while conventional hardcover and paperback books continue to decline. Sales of...

2010-10-28 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first-time collaboration, Blurb®, the creative publishing and marketing platform, today announced its association with acclaimed photographer Anne Geddes in the creation of My First Five Years, the first personalized print-on-demand version of her highly popular keepsake journal to record a baby's journey during its early years. My First Five Years is available exclusively on the Anne Geddes web site at...

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2010-07-20 09:35:00

The struggling printed book industry was dealt another blow on Monday when online retailer Amazon reported that sales of electronic books for their Kindle e-reader have now surpassed hardcover book sales. According to AFP reports, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos credited a recent price reduction for the Kindle's success. Bezos told the news agency that sales of the device have tripled since the company cut $70 from its price tag last month, reducing the cost from $259 to $189. "We've reached a...

2010-06-24 10:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Blurb today announced it will publish in paperback Boots on the Ground by Dusk, the book by Mary Tillman with Narda Zacchino that shares the story of Pat Tillman's life and the family's unrelenting efforts to uncover the truth about his death in Afghanistan after he was killed by his fellow soldiers in a friendly fire incident. The book will be available for sale on July 29, 2010. Customers can visit www.blurb.com/bootsontheground to sign up to...

2009-06-24 08:30:00

New PDF to Book workflow allows creative professionals to design books using the design program of their choice and upload directly to Blurb for printing SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Blurb(R), the creative publishing and marketing platform that enables anyone to design, publish, share and sell bookstore-quality books, today announced the release of PDF to Book, available immediately. The new PDF to Book workflow gives creative professionals complete creative control to design books...

2009-06-02 08:00:00

Upgraded software provides more control over book design process, elevates bookmaking experience for creative professionals SAN FRANCISCO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Blurb(R), the creative publishing and marketing platform that enables anyone to design, publish, share and sell bookstore-quality books, today announced the release of Blurb BookSmart(R) 2.0, and introduced its new 12x12 Large Square book offering, available immediately. The 12x12 Large Square book is available in Hardcover and...

2008-10-13 06:00:30

Holtwood freelance writer Gloria Sananes Stein had heard enough confessions: the abused and the abusers telling their sordid stories. She decided to profile 21 people who fit a seemingly rarer category: regular folks who became a force for good. "Leaving Fingerprints" shows how their touch healed, comforted or lifted up others. Those featured in 142 pages with photographic portraits, many taken by husband Arnold Stein, come from many places and professions. County residents will be...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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