Books

John Green Is Releasing His First Novel In Six Years

It's been almost six years since everyone's favorite YA author John Green released The Fault in Our Stars — but at last, a new John Green novel is on its way. Turtles All the Way Down will come out on...
By Emma Oulton

Bustle's Editors On Pride + Health Care

Happy Friday! What a week. Between hearing about Burger King's new Lucky Charms milkshake, waiting for updates about Beyoncé's twins, and the Senate's unveiling of a new health care bill draft (more o...
By Melissa Mills

These Books Will Shape The Way You Think About Relationships

It's strange, when you stop to think about just how many of our ideas about "relationships" come from literature. People can rag on Romeo and Juliet all they want, but at the end of the day, we all lo...
By Charlotte Ahlin

Books You Can Read In A Single Weekend

It's finally the end of the week, and what better way to celebrate than diving into a new book. As someone always on the go, short books you can read in a single weekend are my bread and butter. The f...
By Melissa Ragsdale

The Most Downloaded eBooks Of Summer, According To Scribd

Can we engage in a moment of honesty? This year has been hard. Really, really difficult. And nothing is more indicative of that than this summer's most popular audiobooks and eBooks. Any guesses as to...
By Maddy Foley

13 Books That Will Make You Want To Travel ASAP

It’s officially the time of year for hitting the road, and few things will make you more eager to feel those miles flying by beneath your feet than diving into some great travel books. Whether you are...
By E. Ce Miller

Millennials Are The Adult Generation Most Likely To Visit A Public Library

According to a new report from the Pew Research Center, Millennials are more likely to visit a public library than any other adult generation in the U.S. Just over half (53 percent) of Millennials sur...
By Kristian Wilson

Margaret Atwood's Criticism Of Mr. Darcy Makes An Important Point

The Royal Society of Literature is auctioning off a collection of Jane Austen memorabilia, including some handwritten letters about the author from contemporary writers. In her note about Austen, The ...
By Kristian Wilson

15 Steamy Indie Romances To Look Out For This Summer

Ah, summer. Time to pack your bags and hit the beach or plan a quick getaway... with your stack of steamy romance novels in tow. Not that there is ever a bad time to read romance books, but reading th...
By Kamrun Nesa

‘Priestdaddy’ Is A Must-Read If You've Moved Home As An Adult

Millennials have developed a unique rite of passage: moving back in with our parents. For better or for worse, we have turned returning home into a common aspect of adulthood. The trend is not necessa...
By Stephanie Topacio Long

Books That Will Teach You A Thing Or Two About Being An Adult

Warning: this is not your parents’ adulting. Or, at least, it’s not my parents’ adulting — I have no idea what your parents are like. Suffice it to say that according to these books on adulting, growi...
By E. Ce Miller

9 Literary YouTube Series To Watch This Summer

Summer can be the perfect time for diving deep into that seasonal TBR. After all, lying on the beach or floating in the pool is the ideal time to relax, unwind, and lose yourself in a book or two. But...
By Kerri Jarema

What Does "Turtles All The Way Down" Mean?

On Thursday, YA fans were greeted with the super-exciting news that a new John Green novel is coming out in October. The novel will be called Turtles All the Way Down — a title that has left most of u...
By Emma Oulton

JK Rowling Confirms These Two Professors Were An Item

For Harry Potter fans, you never know what a new day will bring. From J.K. Rowling's tweets to Pottermore's announcements, there is always a chance that we'll be getting some new information about our...
By Kerri Jarema

John Green Is Releasing His First Novel In Six Years

It's been almost six years since everyone's favorite YA author John Green released The Fault in Our Stars — but at last, a new John Green novel is on its way. Turtles All the Way Down will come out on...
By Emma Oulton

Start Reading Mary Kubica's Latest Thriller Now

Everyone has their own definition of the ideal summer book, but personally, I like my hot weather picks heavy on the drama, with a side of mystery and a li'l dash of murder. Luckily, Mary Kubica's new...
By Maddy Foley

Inspiring Octavia Butler Quotes, In Honor Of Her Birthday

As a voracious reader and professional book reviewer, it probably comes as no surprise that there are a lot of different authors I idolize, but few compare to my love of Octavia E. Butler. The grande ...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

How Do Wizard Genetics Work? Science Can Explain

No matter how many times my biology professor tried to explain to me how brown-eyed parents can have a blue-eyed child, I've never understood the science behind genetics — until now. One magic-loving ...
By Emma Oulton

11 Ways Being A Reader Is Super Useful For Your Career

We as a society are very inconsistent with how we feel about reading. On the one hand, we love reading! We encourage kids to read! Just not at the table. And not during class. And not if the book has ...
By Charlotte Ahlin

What To Read Next, Based On Your Fave Childhood Classic

We all have those favorite childhood books that have stood the test of time. As You've Got Mail's Kathleen Kelly once so eloquently put it "When you read a book as a child, it becomes a part of your i...
By Kerri Jarema

Bustle's Editors On Emojis + 'Game Of Thrones'

So much is happening today! There's a new trailer from our favorite HBO show, new emojis, and (potentially) a new baby joining the Kardashian family. What a great way to wrap up the middle of the week...
By Danielle Colin-Thome