Sci-fi & Fantasy
B&N Author Events
Biography & Memoir
The Reading Life
Post Tagged with:books we love
5 More Books to Read Before They Come to a Theater Near You
There’s nothing worse than going to a movie with a group of friends, only to come out of it and have the Debbie Downer of the group lecture the rest of...
What Book Adaptation Are You Most Excited to See Onscreen in 2014?
Lights! Camera! Adaptations! Do you know what my favorite kind of movie is? The kind that’s based on books. And 2014 is chock-a-block with cinematic...
road trip reads
7 Great YA Books that Take Place On the Move
Who doesn’t love a good road trip? Or train trip? Or plane trip? (Other than the motion-sick, obviously.) Life is what happens when you’re busy...
5 Jack the Ripper–Inspired Romps
Of all the serial killers ever to kill, serially, has there ever been one whose mere mention is more evocative than Jack the Ripper? The name alone brings...
7 Signs You’re Suffering From Book Series Withdrawal
It’s amazing how easy it is to fall completely in love with a series of books. Ask me about the time I tripped and fell into a hole called The Mortal...
books we love
A Beginner’s Guide to New Adult
You may or may not have heard of New Adult, but one thing’s for certain about this fledgling category: it hasn’t had any trouble finding a huge...
13 Great YA Novels With Male Protagonists
In order to compile this list, I asked two YA writer friends of mine, Molly Backes (The Princesses of Iowa) and James Klise (Love Drugged; also a school...
9 Awesome Works of Supernatural Alternate History
Attention, world, I have a confession. My confession is this: I genuinely enjoy those literary moments when the Queen of England slays demons, or...
January Indie Books Roundup
We love independent publishers, but great indie releases have a way of getting past us. Enter the Indie Roundup, a monthly review of new books we’re...
some like it hot
5 Books To Remind You of Warmer Climes
Baby, it’s freezing outside. Nothing is as satisfying in the gray winter months as getting into dry, warm clothes and curling up with a book, except of...
Classic Literature, Genderflipped
Late last month, Slate writer Michelle Nijhuis penned a confession that no doubt brought the internet’s Tolkien fanboys to their Mithrael-padded...
books that made us cry
5 YA Books That Broke My Heart
Remember that scene in The NeverEnding Story when giant turtle Morla first appears, and in an attic far, far away, a little boy simply reading about Morla...