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10 Graduation Stories You Never Outgrow

10 Graduation Stories You Never Outgrow

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Whether you know a proud kindergarten graduate, a teen donning a cap and gown to get her high school diploma, or someone finishing the last exam for his college degree, a book is an outstanding...
Outlander Episode 11 Recap: The Devil’s Mark

Outlander Episode 11 Recap: The Devil’s Mark

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Before we begin, some alternate titles for this emotional, jam-packed hour of Outlander. Raise Your Hand if You Have Ever Been Personally Victimized by Laoghaire MacKenzie There’s Something...
Wolf Hall Recap: Anna Regina

Wolf Hall Recap: Anna Regina

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“People should say whatever it takes to keep them alive.” Despite her faults, Anne Boleyn can sure hit it on the nose, and her utterance to Cromwell governs the whole of this week’s...
The Classics IQ Test

The Classics IQ Test

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Whether you were an English Lit major or a just a book nerd like me, you’ve probably read your fair share of classics. Today, the canon is referenced everywhere from satirical movies to...
6 Fictionalized Biographies You Should Already Be Reading

6 Fictionalized Biographies You Should Already Be Reading

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If you’ve ever ventured into the deep abyss of fanfiction, you know that fictionalized biographies are the fanfics of the historical world. From ‘shipping two people who weren’t...
Love and Marriage: 5 Books for Newlyweds

Love and Marriage: 5 Books for Newlyweds

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It’s spring! Season of mercifully rising temperatures (and less mercifully rising allergies), flowers in bloom, and, of course, l’amour. Yes, that’s right. The season of renewal and...
10 Things We Learned at the Fredrik Eklund #BNAuthorEvent

10 Things We Learned at the Fredrik Eklund #BNAuthorEvent

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Fredrik Eklund, America’s top real estate broker and star of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing New York, stopped by an Upper East Side Barnes & Noble on Wednesday for a conversation...
6 Gritty Gumshoes: Our Favorite Hard-boiled Detectives are on the Case

6 Gritty Gumshoes: Our Favorite Hard-boiled Detectives are on the Case

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 Is there anything more satisfying than a stellar detective story? A good gumshoe is observant, hyper curious, and passionate about making the world a safer, more just place. The most...
5 Great Romance Novels for Dudes

5 Great Romance Novels for Dudes

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Romance novels are nearly always centered on the heroine, and from the conversations I’ve had, this is one of the big reasons most men don’t read romance. They think a female-centric...
What to Read After The Rosie Effect

What to Read After The Rosie Effect

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The Rosie Project and its sequel, The Rosie Effect, both by Graeme Simsion, leave readers wanting more. More theories from protaganist Don, a sharply intelligent, deeply socially...