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Books That’ll Make You Laugh Out Loud
As the year draws to a close, it is important—nay, imperative!—that we remember to laugh. As you’re doing your end-of-year holiday shopping,...
no press is bad press
6 of the Greatest Publicity Stunts in Publishing History
While it’s impossible to read all of the thousands of books that are released each year, it’s almost as impossible to make sure that all the...
November’s Best New Fiction
It’s November, and some delicious dramas are headed for the fiction shelf, along with everygirl allegories and nostalgia trips from heavy hitters. Anne...
Fall’s Best New History Books
Fall is a time of change, of hunkering down and preparing for the storms to come. It’s also a perfect time to consider the shared history that makes...
Color Your Holiday Bright
It’s a busy, stressful world we live in, so it’s no surprise we’ve rediscovered coloring as adults. Why should kids have all the fun?...
dukes we love
5 Dukes to Die For
Why did the damsel fall for the Duke? Well, aside from being dashing, a little dangerous, and sometimes daring enough to make our hearts race—Dukes have...
meet the makers
A Maker Profile of Samaira Mehta, Inventor of Coder Bunnyz
As we lead up to B&N’s 2nd annual Mini Maker Faire on November 5-6, we’re spotlighting several Makers who will be presenting at the event during...
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Goes Wonderfully Dark
The much-loved Harry Potter series may start off with a bunch of lighthearted magical shenanigans, but by the time we hit book number four, things take a...
Romance Roundup: Archangels, Singers, and Tech Rivals
This week’s Romance Roundup includes a widow who has feelings for a friend, a viscount who is learning the ropes, and a bodyguard who has the hots for...
November’s Best New Thrillers
There are a few basic fundamental rules of the universe. One, if you bring an umbrella it will never rain. Two, there’s nothing funny about a clown in...
10 Creepy Novels to Get You in the Halloween Spirit
Halloween is upon us again, and that means three things: one, we all get to dress up in costumes and pretend to be something else for a little while; two,...
Ina Garten’s New Cookbook,
Cooking for Jeffrey
, Dishes Up Delicious Devotion
If you’re familiar with Ina Garten’s hypnotic television series The Barefoot Contessa, you know Ina adores entertaining. Most of her shows...