iOS app Android app

Best Books of the Year

Top 12 Young Adult Books of 2014

Lisa Parkin | Posted 12.18.2014 | Books
Lisa Parkin

As impossible as this task always is, I found it especially difficult this year when thinking about the top young adult books I've read. This genre hosts some of the best stories I've ever had the pleasure of reading.

The Best Books Of 2014, According To O Magazine And Oprah.com

Posted 12.18.2014 | OWN

The jury is in! Get ready to dive in and read these winsome books of the past 12 months, as picked by O magazine and Oprah.com editors. @media ...

Book of the Year: Guantanamo

David Shook | Posted 12.16.2014 | Books
David Shook

Guantanamo is a powerful reminder that language is an instrument of power, equally capable of humanizing and dehumanizing others. Guantanamo itself, with its strange, off-the-books location on Cuba and its strict policy of secrecy, bears witness to the impunity of the powerful.

Book Gifts For Everyone On Your Shopping List

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.15.2014 | Books

The holidays are inching ever closer, and you still haven't finished your gift shopping! (Don't lie; we can see you.) Books make the perfect gift in m...

10 (or so) Great 2014 Kid Books for Gift-Giving

Monica Edinger | Posted 12.10.2014 | Books
Monica Edinger

I have read and loved a ton of books this year; among my many favorites are the following suggestions for great gifts this holiday season.

2014's Best Books for Women

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.05.2014 | Books
Maria Rodale

My goal this year was to read 100 books, including everything on my to-be-read (TBR) shelf and all those books I'd bought and forgotten about on my e-reader. Ha! Snort. Like that happened. I blame the people publishing all the amazing books I needed to read immediately.

The Most Stunning Picture Books Of 2014

Minh Le | Posted 12.04.2014 | Books
Minh Le

Many of the wonderful titles below could stand shoulder to shoulder with the best of any year, and leading the charge is a marshmallowy fellow with a scotch-taped crown determined to do the unimaginable.

These Are The Best Books Of 2014

Maddie Crum and Claire Fallon | Posted 12.03.2014 | Books

For us, 2014 was a year of reading insatiably, like most years prior. We tore through feverish, experimental stories and enjoyed science fiction that ...

Our 10 Favorite Books Of 2013

Shelley Emling | Posted 02.17.2014 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

Our Facebook fans' picks for the 10 best books of 2013.

Sex, Reputation, and Leaning In: A Romance Author's Favorite Books of 2013

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.05.2014 | Books
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I confess, after a long day writing novels, I don't always want to spend the...

Best Picture Books of 2013

Minh Le | Posted 02.03.2014 | Books
Minh Le

2013 was the first full year after the death of the legendary Maurice Sendak. While it's impossible to replace an icon like Sendak, this year's offerings reminded us that children's literature is still rich with talented writers and illustrators to carry on the tradition of making great picture books.

Zoë Triska

Best Books Of 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Zoë Triska | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

This year has introduced us to more engaging reading material than we could have thought to ask for. By fall, our bedside tables and workspaces began ...

Amazon Names Best Books Of 2013 So Far

Posted 06.24.2013 | Books

Amazon has named its best books of 2013 so far, and there are some unusual choices from its editors. Amazon's editorial director for Books and Kin...

Book Club: Choose The Final Book Of 2012

Posted 11.14.2012 | Books

November is here and this week the HuffPost Books team has the torturous task of choosing the final book of 2012 for our book club. This was no small ...

The Best Books Of 2012 So Far

Posted 11.30.2012 | Books

It's awards season in the book world, with the National Book Awards in November and The Nobel Prize in Literature announcement. We figured now was as ...

Best Film Books of 2011 Are Biographies

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 02.11.2012 | Books
Thomas Gladysz

Here are 10 compelling film books published this year, listed alphabetically by title. Admittedly, I love old movies and classic Hollywood -- and this list reflects that preference.

Amazon Announces Best Books Of The Year So Far

financialpost.com | Posted 09.18.2011 | Books

Amazon.ca today announced their annual Best Books of the Year So Far list (http://www.amazon.ca/BestBooks2011). This list represents the top ten best ...

New Yorker Writer James Wood's Best Books Of 2009

The New Yorker | James Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I was excited, this year, by Lydia Davis's "Collected Stories" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), a beautiful collection of original writings. Though Davis is...

Best Business Books Of 2009

Miami Herald | RICHARD PACHTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I didn't -- couldn't -- read every business book published during the past year, but I was still gob-smacked by the number of books that I did read in...

Stephen King Picks 10 Books Of 2009

EW | Stephen King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Take it from your Uncle Stevie -- book lovers on your shopping list will thank you for the gift of any of these rockin' reads....