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BRANDON SANDERSON

Brandon Sanderson on Why We Still Read Books In the Internet Era

Brandon Sanderson on Why We Still Read Books In the Internet Era

  #GetPopCultured kicks off today with Preview Weekend! Come on in to your local B&N, where we’ll be featuring the works of many authors—including Brandon Sanderson, who joins us on the blog today to talk about why books are still […]

by × July 18, 2014 ×

BOOK NERDS

More of the Worst Things to Say to a Book Lover

More of the Worst Things to Say to a Book Lover

We received so many wonderful responses from our Facebook followers to our recent post, 35 Things You Should Never Say to a Book Lover, that we just had to share a few of our favorites! Here are 25 additional things […]

by × March 14, 2014 ×

BOOK NERDS

“You Can Travel Anywhere & Never Be Alone”: Why We Love Being Book Nerds

“You Can Travel Anywhere & Never Be Alone”: Why We Love Being Book Nerds

After posting 7 Absolutely True Facts About Book Nerds, we asked our Facebook followers what they thought was the best part about being a book nerd. There were so many responses that made us feel all warm and fuzzy, we just […]

by × February 27, 2014 ×

BOOK LOVE

10 Reasons We Read (Other Than Because READING IS THE GREATEST)

10 Reasons We Read (Other Than Because READING IS THE GREATEST)

When you ask a reader why they do it, you get a baffled look. It’s a lot like asking someone why they breathe, or if chocolate is a thing that is good: the response is equal parts scorn and confusion. […]

by × January 14, 2014 ×

READING

Have You Ever Disliked a Book Because of One Teensy Weensy Detail?

Have You Ever Disliked a Book Because of One Teensy Weensy Detail?

Do you remember the episode of Sex In The City where Carrie is unable to enjoy the book of her writer-boyfriend Jack Bergen (Ron Livingston) because in it, the female protagonist wears a scrunchie—something Carrie found implausible? That debate is […]

by × January 10, 2014 ×

BOOK NERDS

Books Are Better Than These 10 Things (And That’s Just the Beginning)

Books Are Better Than These 10 Things (And That’s Just the Beginning)

Some of us have friends who never read books. Their excuses are that they don’t have the time, that there are so many other things to do, that they just don’t like reading. It’s hard not to pull your hair […]

by × November 27, 2013 ×

PERSONALITY TYPES

What Your Favorite Place to Read Says About You

What Your Favorite Place to Read Says About You

It’s easier than you might think to figure a person out by what they read. A book with a title like, The Power of Career Winning Is Action For Now? That guy is probably pretty career focused. Some chick checking […]

by × October 2, 2013 ×

LOVE

5 Things You Need to Know About Dating a Book Nerd

5 Things You Need to Know About Dating a Book Nerd

Maybe it started with a bookish pick-up line. (“Girl, you are a Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius.”) Maybe your eyes met over contemporary fiction titles. Maybe your fingers touched as you both reached for the same copy of Let’s Explore […]

by × August 27, 2013 ×

BOOKS

7 Reasons Books Are Better Than TV

7 Reasons Books Are Better Than TV

Show me someone among us who has not spent a guilty afternoon binge-watching TV and mainlining Cheetos, and I will show you a liar. No matter how much we like to feed our brains and stimulate our senses (read: the […]

by × August 9, 2013 ×