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The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending December 11, 2016 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):iBooks US Bestseller List — Paid Books

1. Womanizer by Katy Evans - 9780997263619 - (KT PUBLISHING LLC)

2. No Man’s Land by David Baldacci - 9781455586493 - (Grand Central Publishing)

3. The Whistler by John Grisham - 9780385541206 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)

Dictionary.com’s word of the year is ‘xenophobia’

NEW YORK — You might have thought about it, heard it. A lot. You might have even felt it: Dictionary.com’s word of the year is “xenophobia.”

While it’s difficult to get at exactly why people look up words in dictionaries, online or on paper, it’s clear that in contentious 2016, fear of “otherness” bruised the collective consciousness around the globe.

Grumpy Cat counts down to the new year with top pet peeves

NEW YORK — Grumpy Cat’s got a message just in time for the holidays and she doesn’t care how you feel about it.

In vintage David Letterman style, the grumpster has posted her Top 10 pet peeves on her new blog at Pawculture.com, but absent is the multimillion-dollar thing that might just annoy her the most: money talk.

Holocaust jacket, and prisoner’s story, found at tag sale

NEW YORK — The blue and grey stripes struck Jillian Eisman like a lightning bolt.

She was rummaging through a packed closet during a Long Island tag sale when she immediately recognized the symbol of horror and hate: A jacket worn by a prisoner at the Nazi Dachau concentration camp during World War II.

Little People, Dungeons & Dragons top Toy Hall of Fame class

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — At long last, a big honour for the Little People.

After seven times as finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame, the tiny tenants of Fisher-Price’s house, barn and school bus were enshrined on Thursday.

They were joined by the swing and Dungeons & Dragons in the hall’s class of 2016.