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ASK A LITERARY LADY

Ask a Literary Lady: How Do I Squeeze in Reading Time?

Ask a Literary Lady: How Do I Squeeze in Reading Time?

Ask Ginni, our resident Literary Lady, anything you want to know about reading and relationships! She’ll comb the books and wrack her brains to help you out with your page-turning problems, your wordy woes, and your novel nuisances. Fire away, […]

by × August 20, 2014 ×

SCIENCE FICTION

August Sci-Fi/Fantasy Round-Up: Introverted Warlords, Reluctant Assassins, and Space Monks

August Sci-Fi/Fantasy Round-Up: Introverted Warlords, Reluctant Assassins, and Space Monks

This roundup of August’s most exciting sci-fi and fantasy releases features the latest installments of your favorite ongoing series, a few that will kick off your next obsession, and one with a new fictional disease scary enough that you won’t […]

by × August 20, 2014 ×

WRITTEN IN THE STARS

Literary Astrology: Leo

Literary Astrology: Leo

Born between July 23 and August 23, Leos are the kings (and queens) of the jungle. Natural performers who are fond of the limelight, Leos can frequently be found on Broadway and in Hollywood.  A Leo’s M.O. is to make […]

by × August 20, 2014 ×

ROMANCE ROUNDUPS

Romance Roundup: A Small Town Lawyer, a Big Time Scoundrel, and the Handyman Next Door

Romance Roundup: A Small Town Lawyer, a Big Time Scoundrel, and the Handyman Next Door

This week’s romance roundup brings us big open skies, long-buried family secrets, and a second chance (or two) at love. Love Letters, by Debbie Macomber It’s summer, and Jo Marie Rose’s cozy Rose Harbor Inn is full of guests—whose lives […]

by × August 19, 2014 ×

READING LISTS

8 Books to Read if You Love Outlander

8 Books to Read if You Love Outlander

There is nothing NOT to love about Diana Gabaldon’s epic novel Outlander. Do not present me with an argument, for lo, it will not be considered by me anyway. Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser are a story for the ages, […]

by × August 19, 2014 ×

THE B&N BOOKSHELF

4 YA Series You Should be Reading Right Now

4 YA Series You Should be Reading Right Now

When autumn starts peeking around the corner, it’s time to lay in stores of soup recipes, sweaters, and enough books to make yourself a little house built of chapters, because stay-in-the-house-reading weather always comes quicker than you think. Summer’s end […]

by × August 19, 2014 ×

FANGIRLING

The Latest from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, and 4 Supporting Potter Characters Who Deserve Their Own Stories

The Latest from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, and 4 Supporting Potter Characters Who Deserve Their Own Stories

Hear ye, hear ye! Today on Pottermore, J.K. Rowling gives us yet another piece of Potter paraphernalia, shining a spotlight on singing witch Celestina Warbeck, a former Gryffindor with pipes so powerful they could drown out a banshee. (She also […]

by × August 18, 2014 ×

INTERVIEWS

Stephanie Perkins on Creativity, Genre Jumping, and the Long-Awaited End to her YA Romance Trilogy

Stephanie Perkins on Creativity, Genre Jumping, and the Long-Awaited End to her YA Romance Trilogy

This month marks the release of Isla and the Happily Ever After, the long-awaited final book in contemporary YA romance’s most popular trilogy. I was lucky enough to talk to Stephanie Perkins about all three books (including Anna and the […]

by × August 18, 2014 ×

OUTLANDER

Outlander Episode 2: A Spy in Their Midst?

Outlander Episode 2: A Spy in Their Midst?

Sing you a Scottish drinking song, and tie a sheet around your waist like maybe it’s a kilt—it’s about to get real Scottish up in this joint. Things are definitely getting sexier on the highlands this week on Outlander! If […]

by × August 18, 2014 ×