Speculative fiction

Ocean New Media, LLC Signs Multi-Series Deal With Entertainment One To Stream More Than 200 Hours Of Content On Free TV In LatAm

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 12:00pm

Bitten: Based on the New York Timesbest-selling novels by Kelley Armstrong, Bitten is set in a world where werewolves live undetected amongst humans.

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  • Bitten: Based on the New York Timesbest-selling novels by Kelley Armstrong, Bitten is set in a world where werewolves live undetected amongst humans.
  • The seriesfollows Elena's dangerous struggle between the new life she's created and her loyalty to The Pack.
  • Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne)is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content.
  • Content is comprised of original productions, dubbed content from Europe and Asia, and licensed in-language content from the U.S., Spain and Latin America.

Books-A-Million Highlights Long-Awaited Fall Book Releases During Book Lovers™ Season

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:00pm

The wait is over and Books-A-Million will be fully stocked with the newest and most highly anticipated fall book releases in-store and online .

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  • The wait is over and Books-A-Million will be fully stocked with the newest and most highly anticipated fall book releases in-store and online .
  • Were thrilled to launch our second annual Book Lovers Season to share our love of books and reading with customers across the country, said Kathy Gagliano, EVP, Merchandising.
  • The stellar fall publishing lineup is jam packed with books that inform, entertain, offer comfort or escape and broaden horizons.
  • BAM LIVE Events kicks off Book Lovers Season as Twilight fans can finally celebrate the release of Stephenie Meyers title, Midnight Sun!

N. K. Jemisin’s Short Story Emergency Skin Wins 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novelette

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 3:08am

(NASDAQ: AMZN)Tonight, New York Times bestselling author N. K. Jemisins short story Emergency Skin was named the winner of the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Short Novelette.

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  • (NASDAQ: AMZN)Tonight, New York Times bestselling author N. K. Jemisins short story Emergency Skin was named the winner of the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Short Novelette.
  • Published last fall as part of the Forward collection from Amazon Original Stories, Emergency Skin is Jemisins first publication with the Amazon Publishing imprint.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200731005503/en/
    N. K. Jemisins Short Story Emergency Skin Wins 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novelette (Photo: Business Wire)
    I'm astonished and delighted that people like my little stranger-in-a-strange-land parable, said Jemisin.
  • Jemisins boundary-pushing short story, Emergency Skin, said Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing.

Lightspeed Systems Honored with Two Awards of Excellence from Tech & Learning Magazine for Filtering and Analytics Solutions

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

Austin, TX, July 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading educationtechnology solutionsprovider, Lightspeed Systems (Lightspeed or the Company), was announcedas a winner in the 2020 Awards of Excellence contestby Tech & Learning,which honorsoutstandinged-techproductseach year.

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  • Austin, TX, July 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading educationtechnology solutionsprovider, Lightspeed Systems (Lightspeed or the Company), was announcedas a winner in the 2020 Awards of Excellence contestby Tech & Learning,which honorsoutstandinged-techproductseach year.
  • Lightspeedwas recognizedin two categories: Best in Software for Filter and Best in Enterprise Solution for Analytics .
  • Lightspeed Systems has been a leader in digital student safety for over 20 years and continues to provide innovative solutionsto meet the unique, evolving needsofschools.
  • For over 20 years, Lightspeed Systems has built smart solutions to the challenges schools face when implementing technology.

Lightspeed Systems Appoints Amy Bennett to Chief of Staff Role

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

Austin, TX, June 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ed-tech industry leader Lightspeed Systems (Lightspeed or the Company") today announced the appointment of industry and Lightspeed veteran Amy Bennett to the newly created role of Chief of Staff.

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  • Austin, TX, June 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ed-tech industry leader Lightspeed Systems (Lightspeed or the Company") today announced the appointment of industry and Lightspeed veteran Amy Bennett to the newly created role of Chief of Staff.
  • Ms. Bennett has been with Lightspeed Systems for 11 years, most recently in the role of VP Marketing, and has more than 25 years of experience in the education technology industry.
  • The newly created role of Chief of Staff will bring increased efficiency and effectiveness across those, and other, senior leadership functions.
  • Im excited to help Lightspeed Systems continue to lead and innovate in my new role as Chief of Staff, shared Amy Bennett.

Send Your Kid to STEM-Powered Superhero School This Summer

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 8:10pm

Into this new normal comes Hero Elementary, a science-powered superhero series from PBS KIDS.

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  • Into this new normal comes Hero Elementary, a science-powered superhero series from PBS KIDS.
  • Hero Elementary centers around a diverse group of super students, led by their enthusiastic, albeit quirky, teacher, Mr. Sparks.
  • All kids love superheroes and summer is usually the time of superhero summer blockbuster movies.
  • It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology.

Writer Depicts Life After Death in New Book on Husband’s Passing

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 3:03pm

But when the Savages went camping back in 2010, they had no idea the memories they would walk away with would scar them forever.

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  • But when the Savages went camping back in 2010, they had no idea the memories they would walk away with would scar them forever.
  • A freak tornado in Pennsylvania flipped their family camper on Shannons husband and crushed him to death.
  • Savage began the book years ago to help herself heal from the sudden loss of the love of her life.
  • Such a powerful message, truly a great book, a reviewer wrote about the book.

Nike’s “For Once, Don’t Do It” Rallies Strong Support, But Not Without Controversy

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 7:28pm

General population consumers, aged 16-49, found the spot Empowering (more Empowering than 98% of all ads), but not without controversy.

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  • General population consumers, aged 16-49, found the spot Empowering (more Empowering than 98% of all ads), but not without controversy.
  • An overwhelming majority (60%) of respondents indicated the message was the Single Best Thing about For Once, Dont Do It, driving the high Empowerment score.
  • It's nice to see a corporation, which has much more power than individuals within our society, pushing to support the black lives matter movement.
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New Novel Explores Truths About Reality and the Source of Power

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 5:00am

Young people are enthralled by superheroes and the idea of super powers.

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  • Young people are enthralled by superheroes and the idea of super powers.
  • What if those powers were attainable, but only through the worst sources?
  • What if these "superheroes" were idolized by society, but not responsible enough to manage their gifts?
  • Over the last forty plus years, John T. Price has worked in carpentry, security, injection molding, printing, teaching, and Gospel ministry.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Robotic Action Figures Based on Inner Strength (OTW-101)

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 6:45pm

While their achievements can be impossible for mere mortals, an inventor from Statesville, N.C., is determined to bring out the superhero in everyone based on their own inner strength.

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  • While their achievements can be impossible for mere mortals, an inventor from Statesville, N.C., is determined to bring out the superhero in everyone based on their own inner strength.
  • He developed MANY FORTUNES to provide a way for both children and adults to reenact their superhero fantasies.
  • Thus, this lightweight and portable action figure makes a great gift choice for any occasion at an affordable price.
  • "I always enjoyed superhero action figures as a child," he said, "and thought this would appeal to a wide market of superhero fans, young and old."