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The Scariest Stories We’ve Ever Read

The Scariest Stories We’ve Ever Read

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To celebrate Halloween, we asked our bloggers to name the scariest books they’ve ever read, and most of them got the heebie-jeebies just thinking about their answer. They explored the...
Best of The West: Painted Horses and 6 Other Western Fiction Favorites

Best of The West: Painted Horses and 6 Other Western Fiction Favorites

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Malcolm Brooks’ new book, Painted Horses, is getting loads of acclaim from fans and critics alike. It’s a sweeping novel with all the trappings of a classic Western: the...
Beat the Summer Heat with 8 Bone-Chilling Books

Beat the Summer Heat with 8 Bone-Chilling Books

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I grew up in Japan, where, in addition to fireworks and temple festivals, it’s a cultural tradition to tell scary stories during the humid summer months. Spooky stories are popular during...
Edan Lepucki’s California Nightmare

Edan Lepucki’s California Nightmare

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It’s no wonder dystopian and postapocalyptic fiction has experienced a renaissance in recent years: it provides escapism on so many levels. There’s nothing like reading a book that makes you...
What to Read Next: 11 Fictional Gateways to Incredible Sci-Fi

What to Read Next: 11 Fictional Gateways to Incredible Sci-Fi

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6 Famous Books With Extremely Faithful Film Adaptations

6 Famous Books With Extremely Faithful Film Adaptations

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Whenever a well-known novel is adapted for the silver screen, the conversation among book lovers inevitably drifts to the changes made in the process. While most adaptations maintain the most...
7 Supporting Characters Who Outshine The Leads

7 Supporting Characters Who Outshine The Leads

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We’re all guilty of falling head-over-heels in love with the main characters of our favorite stories. That’s why the Oscars save the leading roles for last, maxing out the...
The 7 Deadly Sins Reading List: Wrath

The 7 Deadly Sins Reading List: Wrath

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Our most ancient, foundational stories are filled to the gills with wrathful acts—committed by gods, monsters, and mortals alike. But wrath is a slippery sin. Some of my favorite...
Hunger Games Land, and Other Literary-Themed Amusement Parks You Do NOT Want to Visit

Hunger Games Land, and Other Literary-Themed Amusement Parks You Do NOT Want to Visit

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Let’s play a game of reading Rorschach! When I say starvation, forced homicide, and postapocalyptic government surveillance, you say… “Theme park!” That’s the answer...
Cowboy Love Stories on the Page and Screen

Cowboy Love Stories on the Page and Screen

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Pure lady-movie gold is a good way to describe Nicholas Sparks’ newest novel, The Longest Ride, which features two love stories: one a mid-century, postwar romance, the other involving a...