• 10 Creative Ways Books Can Help With Every New Year’s Resolution

    10 Creative Ways Books Can Help With Every New Year’s Resolution

    When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, books have your back like no one else. Remember last year, when you vowed to exercise every day, but your best friend enticed you to watch every episode of Game of Thrones instead? Remember […]

  • 31 New Year’s Resolutions for Book Nerds

    31 New Year’s Resolutions for Book Nerds

    Here’s what we hope to accomplish this year. Steal some for yourself! Stop reading while walking. —Emma Stop making people read pages of books while I stare at them to gauge their reaction. —Melissa Stop judging people’s character based on the […]

  • The Christmas IQ Quiz: Can You Name Which Books These Quotes Come From?

    The Christmas IQ Quiz: Can You Name Which Books These Quotes Come From?

    In our house, Christmas isn’t complete without some cozy nights spent by the fire, reading aloud. We look forward to rereading our favorites and discovering new classics each year.  The best stories are unforgettable and positively glow with Christmas spirit. Think […]

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When Your Book Becomes a Movie: A Talk with Stephen Amidon

When Your Book Becomes a Movie: A Talk with Stephen Amidon

American author Stephen Amidon’s dark slice of Americana, Human Capital, caught the attention of Italian director Paolo Virzì, whose film version, Il Capitale Umano, became Italy’s best film of 2014. What happens when a story of greed, failure, and secrets […]

by × January 5, 2015 ×

READING RESOLUTIONS

10 Books You Should Finally Read in 2015

10 Books You Should Finally Read in 2015

Life’s not getting any easier—and neither are these books. While there’s nothing wrong with reading a brisk spy novel or a weepy romance or a horror novel you have to put in your freezer at night in order to be […]

by × January 1, 2015 ×

HAPPY NEW YEAR'S!

Our Favorite Books Set on New Year’s Eve (and Day)

Our Favorite Books Set on New Year’s Eve (and Day)

Humans are a funny lot; we invent a totally random way of keeping track of our existence, then assign special significance to certain days, and proceed to do things like go to war over disagreements on which days are especially significant. […]

by × December 31, 2014 ×

2014 FAVORITES

Great Under-the-Radar Reads of 2014

Great Under-the-Radar Reads of 2014

It happens every year: Websites and magazines, newspapers, bloggers, and that crazy guy who stands just outside your subway stop wearing a tattered clown costume and aggressively demanding money all start releasing their “best of 2014” lists. But what about the books […]

by × December 30, 2014 ×

BOOK AND A MOVIE

Liked That Movie? You’ll LOVE This Book!

Liked That Movie? You’ll LOVE This Book!

Because movie lovers are often book lovers, too, we’ve got must-reads for fans of some of the year’s biggest movies. When you’re done watching the loads of movies based on books this year (shout outs to the girl power trio: Wild, […]

by × December 30, 2014 ×

WRITTEN IN THE STARS

Literary Astrology: Sagittarius

Literary Astrology: Sagittarius

We come full circle on the Literary Zodiac this month with Sagittarius. Represented by the archer, more specifically a mythical half-horse humanoid archer, Sagittarians (November 22–December 21) are generally good-natured, optimistic, and generous, despite the fact that they’re always given birthday-slash-holiday […]

by × December 29, 2014 ×

HAPPY NEW YEAR'S!

9 Characters We Resolve to Be More Like in 2015

9 Characters We Resolve to Be More Like in 2015

Considering the sheer quantity of baked goods that has traveled coast to coast this holiday season, it would be easy to peg weight loss or fitness as a New Year’s resolution. But let’s be real: same story, different chapter. You […]

by × December 29, 2014 ×

CONTEMPORARY YA

The Best Contemporary YA Romance of 2014

The Best Contemporary YA Romance of 2014

Confession: contemporary young adult romance has the most special place in my heart of all YA genres. It encompasses so much of what I love about reading (and writing) young adult as a whole—all the experiences of “firsts” and all […]

by × December 23, 2014 ×

'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

10 Books for Kids Who Can’t Sleep on Christmas Eve

10 Books for Kids Who Can’t Sleep on Christmas Eve

‘Tis the night before Christmas. Lights are twinkling in the dark night, the stockings are hung, and the sugar cookies and carrots are neatly arranged on a plate near the crackling fire. The children are all nestled snugly in their […]

by × December 19, 2014 ×