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5 Monumental Works to Honor the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

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5 Monumental Works to Honor the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Though the final Allied victory was almost a year away, the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944 are often seen as the beginning of the end of World War II in...
12 Unforgettable Young Protagonists in Stephen King Books

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12 Unforgettable Young Protagonists in Stephen King Books

Any list of the scariest horror stories likely includes at least a few featuring young protagonists. Children and teenagers are well-represented in horror...
Romance Roundup: Small-Town Romances, Bakery Owners, and Protective Cowboys

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Romance Roundup: Small-Town Romances, Bakery Owners, and Protective Cowboys

This week’s Romance Roundup includes a woman who inherits a haunted property, a bakery owner who ends up house sitting with an actor, and a sexy cowboy...
10 Ways to Fight Burnout and the Patriarchy at the Same Time

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10 Ways to Fight Burnout and the Patriarchy at the Same Time

If you’ve ever worried you’re not doing enough while yet feeling stretched way too thin all at the same time, you are a human. If you’ve ever felt...
6 New Books Honor the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall

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6 New Books Honor the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall

Fifty years ago, the neighborhood around Manhattan’s Stonewall Inn erupted in protests after police carried out a violent raid on the bar, which had been...
Written for Adults, The Talisman Is the Perfect YA Gateway to the Worlds of Stephen King

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Written for Adults, The Talisman Is the Perfect YA Gateway to the Worlds of Stephen King

It feels weird to recommend The Talisman—a book definitely written for adults—as the perfect choice to introduce younger readers to Stephen King....
Romance Roundup: Charming Ranch Hands, British Princes, and Wedding Hullabaloo

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Romance Roundup: Charming Ranch Hands, British Princes, and Wedding Hullabaloo

This week’s Romance Roundup includes a brave woman who needs some extra help escaping her abusive husband, an American president’s son and a British...
Dark Themes in E L James’ The Mister are Balanced by Emotionally Mature Characters

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Dark Themes in E L James’ The Mister are Balanced by Emotionally Mature Characters

Fans of the Fifty Shades world no doubt wondered where E L James could possibly go after her bestselling books, and the answer can be found in her latest...
8 Great Sports Books for Father’s Day

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8 Great Sports Books for Father’s Day

You don’t have to love sports to be a great dad, but there are some great books out just in time for Father’s Day  this year that will make...
Father’s Day Gifts for the Geeky Dad

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Father’s Day Gifts for the Geeky Dad

You could be forgiven for thinking that the dad (or dads) on your Father’s Day gift list are only interested in grilling implements and aftershave. Those...
5 Books to Read Next if You Loved Where the Crawdads Sing

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5 Books to Read Next if You Loved Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens’ debut novel Where the Crawdads Sing zoomed up the bestseller list last year and continues to attract more readers, thanks to Reese...
Romance Roundup: Bed and Breakfast Owners, Civil War Widows, and Long-Distance Relationships

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Romance Roundup: Bed and Breakfast Owners, Civil War Widows, and Long-Distance Relationships

This week’s Romance Roundup includes two people doing the long-distance flirtation thing, a Civil War widow who falls for a man under her care, and three...

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