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10 Creative Ways to Find Your Next Read at the Bookstore

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10 Creative Ways to Find Your Next Read at the Bookstore

If you’re an avid reader, you probably have your book-buying routine nailed down. You know exactly how many laps of the store you need to take, what...
10 Things We Learned About Chris Colfer at his #BNAuthorEvent

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10 Things We Learned About Chris Colfer at his #BNAuthorEvent

Glee star and author of the wildly popular “The Land of Stories” series Chris Colfer came to B&N to an event that filled the store. Fans...

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The Book Nerd’s Guide to Recommending Books to Coworkers

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The Book Nerd’s Guide to Recommending Books to Coworkers

Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose...
5 Reasons X Is Sue Grafton at Her Best

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5 Reasons X Is Sue Grafton at Her Best

After 23 novels, Sue Grafton’s “Alphabet” series, featuring scrappy California private investigator Kinsey Millhone, is showing no signs of age....
The Most Unexpected Final Lines in Literary History

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The Most Unexpected Final Lines in Literary History

Despite endless admonitions against the practice, books are, in fact, often judged by their covers. Also: their back cover copy; those little metallic...

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5 Books to Bring on Your Honeymoon

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5 Books to Bring on Your Honeymoon

Weddings are great fun—unless they happen to be yours. As you get closer to the big day, it’s natural to be a bit of a stress case. So why not take a...
Paula McLain’s Glorious Tale Of An Aviatrix Circling The Sun

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Paula McLain’s Glorious Tale Of An Aviatrix Circling The Sun

When you think “female aviator”—or “aviatrix,” as they are sometimes called, a delicious descriptor if ever one...
Dr. Seuss’s What Pet Should I Get? is Here at Last!

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Dr. Seuss’s What Pet Should I Get? is Here at Last!

Packed with memorable rhymes and fantastical illustrations that will delight fans of all ages, What Pet Should I Get? takes readers on a brand new...

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Ask a Literary Lady: I Don’t Like My Friend’s Book Recommendations

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Ask a Literary Lady: I Don’t Like My Friend’s Book Recommendations

Literary Lady is on vacation this week, but here’s a favorite question from the archives! Dear Literary Lady, I’ve never liked my friend’s book...

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10 Must-Read College Survival Guides

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10 Must-Read College Survival Guides

College is a chaotic whirlwind of bad decisions, deadlines, and midnight tacos. No one really knows what’s going on at any given moment,...
Let’s Celebrate the Best Morons in Literature

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Let’s Celebrate the Best Morons in Literature

It’s easy to celebrate smart people—detectives who figure out mysteries just by observing clues, evil geniuses who devise horrific ways of ending...
8 Book Recommendations for Our Favorite Avengers

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8 Book Recommendations for Our Favorite Avengers

It’s a tough job, saving the world, and when you have to do it with the regularity that the Avengers do, well, I can only imagine it wears you down....

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