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5 Short Books About Summer Love To Finish This Weekend

Friday is finally here, and you know what that means: it's time to pick out your weekend read. Since Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to the season, what better way to spend it than with some short books about summer love? Trust me when I say,…
By Sadie Trombetta

Here's Why Stephen King Got Blocked By Donald Trump On Twitter

It's no secret that politics are crazy, even if you aren't a politician. One minute, you're being awarded the National Medal of Arts from one U.S. president, and the next, you're being blocked online by another. Or at least, that's what happened to a…
By Sadie Trombetta

This Book Just Won A Major Award — But You Can't Get It In The U.S. Quite Yet

When it was announced on Tuesday night at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London that Flights won the 2018 Man Booker International Prize, the author of the award-winning book had plenty of reasons to celebrate. Not only did she beat out over 100 o…
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13 Philip Roth Quotes To Remember The Literary Legend By

“Life," the late writer Philip Roth wrote in American Pastoral, "is just a short period of time in which you are alive.” Although his own short period came to an end Tuesday night when the Pulitzer Prize-winning author died of congestive heart failur…
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This Powerful YA Novel Is About Alcohol Abuse & Family Betrayal — & You Can Start Reading Now

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, approximately 15.1 million American adults and over 623,000 adolescents suffer from alcohol abuse disorder or addiction. It's a serious problem that touches just about every corner …
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Obama's Photographer Pete Souza Is Releasing A New Book & It's Literally Called 'Shade'

If you've ever been to Pete Souza's Instagram page, than you know that the former Obama White House Photographer has skills that go far beyond his ability to take stunning pictures. He also knows how to use those pictures and a biting caption to thro…
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This Horror Story About Cannibalism Is A Scarily Perfect Read For The #MeToo Movement

If you're a woman, there is a pretty good chance you remember the first time you were sexually harassed. There is also a pretty good chance that when it happened, you weren't even a woman yet, but rather, a young girl. From an early age, women are co…
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Reese Witherspoon's Book Club Is Coming To Audible

She's brought everything from Wild and A Wrinkle in Time to Big Little Lies and Gone Girl to the big screen, launched an incredibly successful online book club with over 489,000 followers on Instagram, and she has even written her own nonfiction life…
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5 Books By Women That Will Change The Way You Do Business

On Monday, Bill Gates shared his summer reading recommendations, and like with most of his lists in the past, all but one of this year's suggestions were written by men. If you're looking for a little more diversity in your TBR pile, don't worry, bec…
By Sadie Trombetta

Women Completely Dominated This Major Literary Award For Sci-Fi & Fantasy

The world may have been a bit distracted this weekend by the Royal Wedding, but in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, there was another, more bookish reason to celebrate. On Saturday night, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced t…
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5 Retellings That Are Short Enough To Finish In One Weekend

In an unpredictable world, there are few things that feel as comforting as a familiar story. That's why so many of us enjoy rewatching the same TV shows, listening to the same songs, and reading the same books over and over again. It's also why we're…
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The 15 New Romance Novels Everyone On Goodreads Is Excited About

From the moment the first spring flower shows its petals, bookworms everywhere start counting down the days until they can finally do what all bookworms live to do: beach reading. If you want to make sure your summer TBR list sizzles as much as the s…
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Why Fairy Tales Might Be Exactly What We Need In The Age Of #MeToo

In this universe, Little Red seduces the Big Bad Wolf, Beauty transforms into a literal fur skin beast, and Puss in Boots uses murder to get what he wants. No, you haven't stumbled into a nightmare, but rather Angela Carter's classic short story coll…
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This YA Novel About Identity & Family Will Break Your Heart — & You Can Start Reading Now

No matter how old you get, it isn't that hard to remember what it felt like being a teenage. Not quite a child, nor exactly an adult, it's an awkward, complicated, and often painful period where your caught between who your family expects you to be, …
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The Author Of 'Throne Of Glass' Just Announced A New Series — For Adults

If you're one of the over six million readers who fell in love with the young adult fantasy series Throne of Glass and Court of Thorns and Roses, then I have some incredible news that just might blow your bookish mind: author Sarah J. Mass is writing…
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Stephen Hawking's Last Book Was Just Announced & It Sounds Incredible

When Stephen Hawking died in March, the world collectively mourned over the loss of one of our most renowned scientists and all around brilliant thinkers. Despite his heartbreaking death, readers will once again have the chance to see inside the mind…
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Anne Frank's Diary Actually Contained Dirty Jokes & Yep, She Was A Regular Teenager

A diary is the perfect place to record all your most secret thoughts, biggest dreams, darkest fears, and even for some, dirtiest jokes. At least, that is what researchers recently discovered in Anne Frank's diary after image-processing software revea…
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Can You BELIEVE? Tan From 'Queer Eye' Is Writing A Memoir

The first season of Netflix's rebooted Queer Eye may be over, but fans of the Fab Five still have plenty to be excited about. Not only is the hit show's second season expected sometime later this year, but resident food and wine expert Antoni Porowsk…
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Jessica Knoll's New Book About A Reality TV Murder Isn't An Ordinary Thriller

When it was published in 2015, author Jessica Knoll's thriller Luckiest Girl Alive took the book world by storm. The best-selling debut of 2015, it spent four months dominating New York Times list, has been translated into several languages, and is s…
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The Author Of "Cat Person" Revealed The Relatable Real-Life Inspiration For The Story

When "Cat Person" appeared in The New Yorker in December, the all-too-relatable story of a short and cringe-worthy relationship quickly became the buzziest short story on the internet. Many readers wondered what real-life experience inspired author K…
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