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CLASSICS

10 Grade-School Classics You’ll Never Be too Old To Reread

10 Grade-School Classics You’ll Never Be too Old To Reread

Some things from childhood don’t age well (microwave cake, boy bands), but the best kids’ books are forever young, always ready to tip you back, head over heels, into the way it felt the first time you discovered them. Here are […]

by × April 14, 2014 ×

REMEMBRANCES

Rest in Peace Sue Townsend, and Thank You for Adrian Mole

Rest in Peace Sue Townsend, and Thank You for Adrian Mole

True story: The first time we heard about a series of books featuring one Adrian Mole, we pictured a sort of Wind in the Willows situation—a story centered on the life and times of a burrowing rodent in a tiny […]

by × April 14, 2014 ×

SCHOOL DAYS

Some of the Greatest Hits in Required Reading

Some of the Greatest Hits in Required Reading

The Great Gatsby. Rebecca. Beloved. The Devil’s Arithmetic.  1984. Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great. Guys, we could continue listing like this ALL DAY LONG. Is it because we’re book nerds that we can still rattle off the stories we […]

by × March 17, 2014 ×

LIFE LESSONS

25 Life Lessons I Learned From Harry Potter

25 Life Lessons I Learned From Harry Potter

1. The family you are born into matters much less than the family you choose. 2. Despite what we were taught by When Harry Met Sally, men and women can be friends. 3. “Dumbledore says people find it far easier […]

by × March 6, 2014 ×

INTERVIEWS

An Interview with Ransom Riggs, Author of the Miss Peregrine Series

An Interview with Ransom Riggs, Author of the Miss Peregrine Series

  The phenomenon that was Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children—a dark and quirky debut novel by Ransom Riggs about children with extraordinary powers, constructed around vintage photographs that Riggs had collected at flea markets—resonated with readers of all ages […]

by × February 20, 2014 ×

CHILDREN'S BOOKS

The 10 Most Devastating Lines in Children’s Literature

The 10 Most Devastating Lines in Children’s Literature

by × February 18, 2014 ×

THE B&N BOOKSHELF

3 Sequels We’ve Been Waiting Way Too Long For

3 Sequels We’ve Been Waiting Way Too Long For

Anyone who’s ever been to a Harry Potter midnight release party—or who took August 24, 2010, off work to binge-read Mockingjay, or bombed their Facebook feed with Allegiant spoilers last October—knows the exquisite torture of waiting for the next book […]

by × February 11, 2014 ×

QUIZZES

Which Children’s Lit Heroine Are You?

Which Children’s Lit Heroine Are You?

Every reader understands the immersive power of a good book, but when you’re young the pull is extra powerful. After my first reading of the Little House books, I inadvertently ran away from home for an afternoon, imagining myself to […]

by × February 6, 2014 ×

YA NOVELS

7 Great Young Adult Books for Music Lovers

7 Great Young Adult Books for Music Lovers

One of the best parts of my adolescence was finally discovering music—not the Simon & Garfunkel my dad played for me (though I love them too), or the Michael Jackson CD I thought was really badass (it was), but my […]

by × February 5, 2014 ×