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6 Novel Novels About Novelists

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6 Novel Novels About Novelists

Films-within-films (Tropic Thunder; Singin’ in the Rain), plays-within-plays (Shakespeare does this a lot), and songs referencing songs (“You...
Journey Back to the Prairie in Sarah Miller’s Caroline: Little House, Revisited, a Discover Great New Writers Pick

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Journey Back to the Prairie in Sarah Miller’s Caroline: Little House, Revisited, a Discover Great New Writers Pick

True story: When I was a child, I wanted desperately to live on the banks of Plum Creek*. I’m not the only American kid who wanted the Little House life;...
Romance Roundup: Psychologists, Shapeshifters, and Reporters

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Romance Roundup: Psychologists, Shapeshifters, and Reporters

This week’s Romance Roundup includes a business heir who needs to find a fake wife, a Christmas guru who is inspiring everyone around her, and a reporter...
5 Perfect Cookbooks for Expectant Parents

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5 Perfect Cookbooks for Expectant Parents

Creating a baby might mean nine months of bizarre cravings and eating for two (sometimes more). It’s hard enough to know what to cook when not pregnant,...
How to Fit More Books on Your Crowded Shelves

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How to Fit More Books on Your Crowded Shelves

For true book lovers, books are life—the source of all that is good in our existence. As a result, we have a tendency to acquire quite a lot of them, and...
Romance Recommendations for Your Zodiac Sign

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Romance Recommendations for Your Zodiac Sign

Playing matchmaker with readers and romance novels is so much fun! I’m also a huge zodiac junkie. I read my horoscope routinely and go absolutely nuts...
20 Journals and Workbooks for Finding Your Inner Wisdom

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20 Journals and Workbooks for Finding Your Inner Wisdom

The world is filled with people who are eager to tell you how you should feel and what to do about it, but if you’ve ever found yourself exhausted after...
Why Ron Chernow’s Grant Is a Brilliant Book That Will Never Inspire a Hit Musical

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Why Ron Chernow’s Grant Is a Brilliant Book That Will Never Inspire a Hit Musical

The moment it was announced that Ron Chernow had a new book about Ulysses S. Grant coming out (Grant), the first question everyone thought of was whether...
Romance Roundup: Superheroes, Hero Dukes, and Heroic Single Moms

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Romance Roundup: Superheroes, Hero Dukes, and Heroic Single Moms

This week’s Romance Roundup includes a woman who was just rescued by her hunky boss, a naughty new girl in town who attracts a naughty man, and two pub...
10 Novels That Teach You Something About Marriage

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10 Novels That Teach You Something About Marriage

As anyone who’s been married for more than a minute will tell you, it can be hard work. Many books tellingly end on the “happily ever after button,”...
Outlander Season 3 Episode 5 Recap: Freedom & Whisky

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Outlander Season 3 Episode 5 Recap: Freedom & Whisky

Friends, countrymen, Sassenachs, the moment is finally here. Our long international nightmare (well, one of them) is finally at an end. The Outlander...
5 Pumpkin-Themed Cookbooks to Get You Pumped For Fall

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5 Pumpkin-Themed Cookbooks to Get You Pumped For Fall

The browns, reds, and yellows cover the leaves and the wind feels crisp and cool. The smell of pumpkin fills the air, indicating that autumn has set in,...

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