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11 Powerful New Essay Collections For Your Fireside Reading This Fall

The end of summer is always a hard time of year for me because I can't stand to say goodbye to my favorite season and all of the wonderful things it brings with it, including beach reading. The only thing that gets me through the transition is the po…
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How Writing A Funny Novel Helped Author Amulya Malladi Cope With Her Depression

More than 16.1 million Americans suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability in the United States. Along with therapy and medication, there are dozens of different ways to try and treat the symptoms of this all-too-common, far-too-stigmat…
By Sadie Trombetta

13 Books By Women That Will Scare Your Pants Off This Halloween Season

Every October, readers flock to the horror section of their local bookstores and libraries in search of spooky stories about ghosts, witches, goblins, and all those delightfully devilish things that go bump in the night. During this year's survey of …
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15 Irresistible Fall Candles Every Reader Needs This Season

Not unlike L.M. Montgomery, "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers," because October means pumpkin spice beverages, oversized sweaters, and delightful smelling fall candles for book-lovers. Welcome to fall, my bookish friends, the ve…
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11 'Never Let Me Go' Quotes That Ask You To Consider The True Meaning Of Life

On Thursday morning, the Swedish Academy awarded British author Kazuo Ishiguro the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. If you have never read this internationally acclaimed author before, these best Never Let Me Go quotes from one of his most popular nov…
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Who Is Nobel Prize Winner Kazuo Ishiguro?

On Thursday morning, the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature was announced, and Kazuo Ishiguro, the author of Never Let Me Go and The Buried Giant, among many other works, was awarded the coveted medal. So who is Kazuo Ishiguro, the 110th re…
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13 Big-Ass Literary Mugs For Fall, Because You Can't Read Without A Cup Of Tea

Now that autumn is officially in full-swing, it's time to ditch your iced beverages and bikinis for something a little warmer. The days of beach reading and Frappuccinos may be gone, but the nights of warm blankets, long books, and big-ass bookish mu…
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9 Tips For Throwing A Literary Halloween Party That's Edgar Allan Poe-Levels Of Scary

If you're a book-lover, chances are Halloween is one of your favorite holidays. Not only do you get to pig out on candy and eat pumpkin flavored everything like the rest of the population, but you also get to indulge in scary novels, visit authors' g…
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13 Brand New Mystery Novels To Help You Channel Your Inner Detective

Looking for replacements for your recently retired summer reading list? Check out these intriguing new mystery novels you will love solving all autumn long. Filled with plenty of murder, lies, deception, and suspense, they are the perfect reads to ge…
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Writer's Block? These 9 Books On Writing Will Inspire You To Get To Work

Ask any successful author for advice, and they will all tell you the same thing: to be a great writer, you have to be an avid reader. While its important to stack your TBR pile with the world's greatest works of prose and poetry, it's also essential …
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Love Romance? You Should Give These 11 Science Fiction Novels A Try

Despite what you may think you know about the genre, there are actually plenty of science fiction novels for readers who love romance. Although the two genres couldn't seem farther apart, love is the universal theme that brings us all — including sci…
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11 Historical Fiction Novels By Women You Need To Read This Fall

Are you already starting to get the autumnal blues now that summer is over? Well, cheer up reader, because even though the days of beach reading are behind us, there are so many exciting historical fiction novels by women to look forward to this fall…
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New To Audiobooks? You Should Try Nonfiction First

Before I started listening to audiobooks, I will admit, I was a bit skeptical of the idea. A hardcore bibliophile, I have always felt a certain attachment to physical books, but once I tried listening to my first nonfiction audiobook, I was obsessed.…
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11 Uplifting Books Guaranteed To Turn Your Bad Day Into A Good One

No matter how much of an upbeat optimist you are, you're bound to have those days where the glass will look half empty from every angle. Luckily for you, there are plenty of books to read when you want to improve your mood. From humorous essay collec…
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15 History Books Every American Needs To Read To Get The Full Story Of Our Nation

Right now all around the country, Confederate statues are being taken down, and the issue has the nation divided. On one side, Americans are ready to let go of memorials that glorify the leaders who fought to preserve slavery and promote racial discr…
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The 5 Books You Need To Read To Better Understand America's Opioid Crisis

In 2017, our nation has been gripped by one tragedy after another, but there is one in particular that has politicians in both parties paying attention: the national opiate crisis. For those of you trying to understand the opiod epidemic that has be…
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11 Apps For Aspiring Writers, Because You Never Know When Inspiration Will Strike

Let's face it: writing isn't a simple task, and authors can use all the help they can get when it comes to finishing (or starting) their projects. While traditionally, they've relied on dictionaries, thesauruses, journals, and typewriters, and well, …
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11 New Memoirs To Enjoy Your Last Beach Days Of Summer

Summer is flying by, and before you know it, fall will be here and the days of beach reading will be long gone. Soak up the sun and the books while you can by adding the must-read memoirs of the summer to your end-of-season reading list. From trailbl…
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13 Unputdownable Beach Reads You Probably Missed This Summer

As the weather starts to cool down and the days begin to shorten, the end-of-summer countdown is officially on. Before the days of sunshine and outdoor reading are behind you, make sure to check out these beach reads you may have missed this year. Au…
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20 Picture Books To Help Kids Find Their Activist Spirit At An Early Age

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
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