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5 Great YA Genre Reads for the Genre Beginner
The world is full of versatile readers, people who can vacillate between sci-fi and fantasy and contemporary and historical without batting an eyelash,...
5 End of the World Reads
In keeping with the season, I—the agoraphobic bibliophile—was recently forced to leave the friendly confines of my home to travel to a local megamall...
Our Favorite Hidden Histories, Revealed
2013 was a banner year for revelatory writing: The Secret History author Donna Tart released her first book since 2002; the heavily anticipated (and, at...
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Barnes & Noble Names the Best New Books of 2013
2013 was a great year to be a reader, seeing the release of long-awaited sequels, nail-biting series enders, mind-bending literary fiction, and books from...
5 Gift Ideas for Fans of Calvin & Hobbes
Calvin & Hobbes was around for just 10 short years, but it influenced a generation of kids who grew up reading about a young boy and his pet tiger, who...
10 Books For
What is it that fans of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall (and its follow-up, Bring Up The Bodies) love so much about the book? Is it Mantel’s fluid...
The Best Time I Wrote an Author a Fan Letter
Sometimes a one-sided conversation with a book just isn’t enough. Here are a few tales of epistolary encounters (or not) with our literary idols:...
Pride and Prejudice
Happy birthday, Jane Austen! Everyone’s favorite novelist of manners would be all of…well, a lot of years today, but a lady of a certain era...
The B&N Book Blog’s Top Books of 2013
Eleanor & Park, by Rainbow Rowell Because it’s the only book I’ve ever bought in bulk to give as gifts. Because of this line:...
25 Days of Modern Mom Must-Reads
To get in the holiday spirit, we’re offering up some awesome gift suggestions for moms by counting down the 25 Days of Christmas with 25 must-reads for...
11 Books for the Not-So-Young Young Adult Reader in Your Life
Throughout the holiday season, we’re gathering books that make the perfect gifts for everyone on your list—from your mother and the teen in your life...
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4 Romance Novels Too Sexy to Read in Public
Thank God for ereaders. Before I had one, when I was reading in public and came to a particularly steamy scene, I would hold the book closer and closer to...