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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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...
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,...
Romance Roundup: Event Planners, Gossip Writers, and Amish Widows
This week’s Romance Roundup includes an arts and crafts store owner with some dark secrets, a popular writer who wants to take a more serious career...
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5 London-Set Books to Read After You See
Anglophiles, assemble! Last Christmas hits theaters today, about a young woman (GoT’s Emilia Clarke) who works at a year-round ornament store and whose...
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Amorous Academia: 7 Romances Featuring Teachers
When it comes to romantic scenarios, a popular favorite is also one fraught with tension and taboos: being Hot for Teacher. Power imbalances, rules of...
Romance Roundup: Leopard Shifters, Second Basemen, and Army Ladies
This week’s Romance Roundup includes a baseball player who really wants to score, two former lovers reunited after 36 years apart, and a personal...
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Masters of the Genre: Four Renowned Mystery and Thriller Authors Share Their Book Recommendations
Michael Connelly, John Grisham, Louise Penny, and Ruth Ware: These mystery and thriller authors are household names whose bestselling books have captivated...
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Romance Roundup: Scullery Maids, Shipping Heiresses, and Vengeful Lords
This week’s Romance Roundup includes a reclusive artist who’s about to get a family for Christmas, an heiress who has a crafty plan to avoid marriage,...