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April’s Top Picks in History

April’s Top Picks in History

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This month’s top picks in history takes us from the Civil War to the Wild West, from Vietnam to China, and from World War II to the Iraq War, revealing, at each stop, that an understanding...
The Shocking True Story of a Tragedy at Sea

The Shocking True Story of a Tragedy at Sea

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When it comes to luxury liner tragedies, the Titanic gets all the attention, but the story behind the Lusitania’s sinking is filled with just as much tension, intrigue, mystery, and human...
March's Top Picks in History

March's Top Picks in History

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March’s top picks in history reveal the complex web of connections and complications that lie behind familiar historical events. The making of a president, the formation of a dictatorship,...
7 Books NOT to Bring to the Beach

7 Books NOT to Bring to the Beach

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It’s summertime! Everybody do the popsicle dance! (That’s just a regular dance of your choosing, done while eating popsicles.) As readers, we all know that finding the perfect piece...
Make Your Escape with These 10 Summer Book-cations

Make Your Escape with These 10 Summer Book-cations

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It’s not summer without searing hot car seats, miniature golf, and a page-turning novel you can’t seem to put down even though it’s your turn at miniature golf. The summer months are the...
6 Books That Are Even Better as Audiobooks

6 Books That Are Even Better as Audiobooks

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Whether you’re driving, walking, doing mindless busywork, or just don’t feel like carrying around something larger than an MP3 player, sometimes an audio book can be your best friend. But not...
6 Great Amusement Park Reads That Are Completely Verrückt

6 Great Amusement Park Reads That Are Completely Verrückt

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As I type this, the Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark is building a 17-story, 65-mile-an-hour water slide named Verrückt. Depending on your feelings about waterslides, it’s either going...