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5 Books for Old-Fashioned Adventure in the 19th Century

5 Books for Old-Fashioned Adventure in the 19th Century

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Maybe it’s the smell of gunpowder, or the flashy fashions, or the fact that hipster-ish facial hair was considered absolutely required, but nothing quite says adventure like a good romp through...
4 Gripping Works of Nonfiction for Readers Who Loved Unbroken

4 Gripping Works of Nonfiction for Readers Who Loved Unbroken

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Since 2010 Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand’s white-knuckle account of the near-fatal plane crash and subsequent internment of World War II hero and former Olympian Louis Zamperini, has...
Keep Cool this August with 4 Stories of Ice and Snow

Keep Cool this August with 4 Stories of Ice and Snow

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This month, if the heat and humidity start to get to you, think snow. These books all take us to places of awesome, unimaginable cold, but in very different ways. Join Mallory’s expedition to...
4 Gripping Nonfiction Adventure Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

4 Gripping Nonfiction Adventure Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

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Adventure books are pretty much guaranteed to provide a gripping narrative, full of action, danger, and the unknown—and they’re also the type of books that readers tend to tear through at a...