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Best Books of the Year (So Far) 2021
From spectacular stories by debut authors, memoirs of perseverance and triumph, to futuristic science-fiction thrillers, with all the fantastic reads 2021...
The 10 Most Popular Books Right Now
We’ve rounded up the top 10 most viewed books of the past week so that you can see what’s trending, what’s new, or simply what’s...
Virtual Events for All Ages with Barnes & Noble
Join us for all our upcoming virtual events; in-depth discussions with authors around our most anticipated books of the spring, as well as our virtual...
I Dreamed of Antarctica: An Exclusive Guest Post from Julian Sancton, Author of
Madhouse at the End of the Earth
For many years, I dreamed of Antarctica but never wanted to go. I believed there were places on Earth that deserved to remain beyond my reach. The vast...
The President’s Daughter
: An Exclusive Guest Post by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
James Patterson: What separates The President’s Daughter (and The President Is Missing) from anything I’ve written, and pretty much any mystery or...
An Exclusive Guest Post from Zakiya Dalila Harris, Author of our June Book Club Pick
The Other Black Girl
Whenever I sit down to write, there are three things I need: a pen, some paper, and music. In fact, as I write this, I am listening to Chaka Khan croon...
The 56th Annual Nebula Awards
Adventure tales, fantastical romance, space opera — whatever your brand, there is something in the imaginative world of science fiction & fantasy...
Poured Over: Ashley C. Ford on Somebody’s Daughter
Ashley C. Ford’s essays and journalism have run in The Guardian and Buzzfeed; she’s profiled Serena Williams and Anne Hathaway for Allure,...
Reading Recommendations Full of Love, Wit and Wonder: An Exclusive Guest Post by Mary Bly, Author of
Lizzie & Dante
We fell head-over-heels for Mary Bly’s Lizzie & Dante, a wonderful, charming story of love and hope and possibility that reminds us of two of our...
Poured Over: Maggie O’Farrell on Hamnet
Maggie O’Farrell joins us to talk about Hamnet, her dreamy, intoxicating story of grief and love and Shakespeare, now out in paperback. Featured...
Poured Over: Ocean Vuong on On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
“Writing your own story is perhaps the truest enactment of the American dream.” Today on POURED OVER, we’re talking with Ocean Vuong, the...
Six Questions for Monica West, Author of Revival Season — Our June Discover Pick
Monica West’s transporting coming-of-age novel explores complicated family and what it means to live among the community of the faithful. Celebrating...