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Melissa is the founding editor of the B&N Teen Blog and an editor at B&N Reads. She reads books, worries about strangers' dogs (they look thirsty), and gets mad at people who block the escalator. You can find her on Twitter @mimi_albert.

9 Cookbooks to Gift the Mom in Your Life this Mother’s Day

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9 Cookbooks to Gift the Mom in Your Life this Mother’s Day

Keying into your senses of taste and smell create an onslaught of nostalgic memories: Doing homework on a weekday afternoon while grandma gets dinner...
Books to Read While You’re Waiting for Twin Peaks’ Return

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Books to Read While You’re Waiting for Twin Peaks’ Return

The long dreamed-of return of Twin Peaks is happening, and we haven’t stopped eating celebratory pie and coffee since David Lynch gave word. While...

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Taking the Back Road to Writing: An Interview with Andrew Lane

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Taking the Back Road to Writing: An Interview with Andrew Lane

Yesterday Andrew Lane’s Day of Ice hit the shelves, a a fast-paced follow-up to Dawn of Spies. The series is an update on Daniel Defoe’s...
Lincoln in the Bardo Author George Saunders on the Book, the Man, and a Writer’s Evolution

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Lincoln in the Bardo Author George Saunders on the Book, the Man, and a Writer’s Evolution

George Saunders is both a blackly hilarious satirist and our most compassionate writer, who takes as his subject the striving of ordinary (and...

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A Conversation with Coin Heist Author Elisa Ludwig and Director Emily Hagins

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A Conversation with Coin Heist Author Elisa Ludwig and Director Emily Hagins

Elisa Ludwig’s Coin Heist centers on four students who have a wild plan to save their school from being shut down in the wake of an embezzling...
It Takes Two To Make a Thing Go Right: An Interview with Max Monroe

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It Takes Two To Make a Thing Go Right: An Interview with Max Monroe

To celebrate our awesome community of NOOK authors, as well as the recent launch of the NOOK Press print platform, we’re talking each month with authors...

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The Story Behind the Cover of Assassin’s Creed: Heresy

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The Story Behind the Cover of Assassin’s Creed: Heresy

Assassin’s Creed: Heresy, adapted from the beloved fictional world that started as a video game and has since expanded into comic books, film, and...

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The Liberating Power of Taking the Plunge: An Interview with Katy Evans

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The Liberating Power of Taking the Plunge: An Interview with Katy Evans

To celebrate our awesome community of NOOK authors, as well as the recent launch of the NOOK Press print platform, we’re talking each month with...
Watch the Exclusive Trailer for Trish Cook’s Outward Blonde

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Watch the Exclusive Trailer for Trish Cook’s Outward Blonde

In Trish Cook’s fish-out-of-water YA comedy Outward Blonde,  16-year-old Manhattan It Girl Lizzie Finkelstein is about to get a very rude awakening....
Discovering New Ways to Reach Readers: An Interview with Emma Chase

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Discovering New Ways to Reach Readers: An Interview with Emma Chase

To celebrate our awesome community of NOOK authors, as well as the recent launch of the NOOK Press print platform, we’re talking each month with...
Powering Your Writing Through Discovery: An Interview with Bryce Moore

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Powering Your Writing Through Discovery: An Interview with Bryce Moore

For better or for worse, our memories shape who are. So imagine having the power to steal them from other people—from the memories they cherish, to...
From Major Publishing Contracts to Self-Published Freedom: An Interview with Kate Perry

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From Major Publishing Contracts to Self-Published Freedom: An Interview with Kate Perry

To celebrate our awesome community of NOOK authors, as well as the recent launch of the NOOK Press print platform, we’re talking each month with...

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