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The Best Mythology Retellings to Read Right Now

Mythology Retellings

The Best Mythology Retellings to Read Right Now

Mythological retellings are all the rage. Mostly thanks to TikTok, but also to some brilliant reimagining of epic tales that for too long have been told...
Deadlights and Shine: Connecting Later to the Stephen King Multiverse

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Deadlights and Shine: Connecting Later to the Stephen King Multiverse

In a much-quoted passage from Stephen King’s beloved memoir On Writing, he says that “books are uniquely portable magic” and for his Constant...
Truth and Memory: The Unreliable Narrators of Kazuo Ishiguro

literary fiction

Truth and Memory: The Unreliable Narrators of Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun (out now) is Kazuo Ishiguro’s first novel since he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature; set in a near-future dystopian America,...
You Are Cordially Invited To the World of Bridgerton

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You Are Cordially Invited To the World of Bridgerton

“And yet to those who may still find themselves out of both choices and hope, fear not. For who knows when and where one’s fortunes may...
25 of the Most TERRIFYING Horror Books Ever

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25 of the Most TERRIFYING Horror Books Ever

Literature can be a moving, beautiful artistic experience. Skilled writers can bring us face to face with scenarios and emotions we might never encounter...
Feel Good Fiction

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Feel Good Fiction

We know being stuck at home isn’t easy, so we’ve rounded up some great feel good fiction to help keep us all happy and occupied. From the hilarious to...
Isabel Allende’s A Long Petal of the Sea Highlights a Refugee Story

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Isabel Allende’s A Long Petal of the Sea Highlights a Refugee Story

In one of the many vivid scenes in Isabel Allende’s new novel A Long Petal of the Sea, a young, barely-trained doctor on the Republican side of...
25 Books You Probably Should Have Read Already

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25 Books You Probably Should Have Read Already

In life, there are things you could do, things you should do, and things you must do. These same categories apply to your choice of what book you should...
Barnes & Noble Booksellers’ Favorite Romance Novels of 2019

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Barnes & Noble Booksellers’ Favorite Romance Novels of 2019

It’s getting chilly out—perfect weather for curling up with a good romance novel or five. The past year has been an amazing one for romance—and...
The Season’s Can’t-Miss New Releases in Fiction

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The Season’s Can’t-Miss New Releases in Fiction

Seven years after The Night Circus won our hearts, Erin Morgenstern returns with an equally riveting sophomore novel full of magic, lush imagery, and...
From Books to Films to Wizarding World Gold: How Harry Potter Continues to Delight Fans Both New and Old

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From Books to Films to Wizarding World Gold: How Harry Potter Continues to Delight Fans Both New and Old

Do you remember the first time you saw Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone? I do. I was eight years old, I sat in the front row of the theater, and I...
6 Sequels and Series Continuations We’ve Been Waiting For

to be continued

6 Sequels and Series Continuations We’ve Been Waiting For

The only thing better than loving a book is knowing the story isn’t over—that’s what sequels and companion novels are for! This year and next,...

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