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Accessible Fantasy

Hannah Sutker | Posted 03.25.2015 | Books
Hannah Sutker

There is nothing quite like being transported to a completely new world, of following the turbulent life of a plucky young protagonist who defeats fantastical evil against all odds and grows into their own. Answer this: in the current popularity of realistic fiction, where is everyone's favorite hero?

10 Best Lois Lowry: Classics From the Reigning Queen of YA

Oyster Books | Posted 10.15.2014 | Books
Oyster Books

With 45 books to her name, it's hard to pick just one favorite, so we're bringing you our top 10 Lois Lowry titles instead. Consider your childhood revisited.

10 Summer Blockbusters

Oyster Books | Posted 08.05.2014 | Books
Oyster Books

Why are books almost always better than the movie? The characters are never badly acted, the soundtrack is whatever you want it to be, and 35-year-olds don't play high schoolers. So give yourself the cred to say the original was way superior, and read these 10 Summer Blockbusters before they reach a screen near you.

21 Novels to Read by the Time You're 21

Ken Atchity | Posted 06.23.2013 | Books
Ken Atchity

I made this reading list for my granddaughter Meggie, and wanted to share it with you too, though I could easily add at least another ten to this list.

Romantic Fantasies We Love to Hate

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.03.2013 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels Valentine's Day. Pop Songs. Romantic Comedies. Romance Novels. The message ...

The Best Books I Read in 2012

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.13.2013 | Books
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels Welcome to the inevitable blog post in which a dedicated reader, author, an...

9 Books That Make You Undateable

Posted 07.19.2012 | Books

There's a lot of red tape to cut through before completely committing to a relationship: There's the ex talk, the meeting of the parents, and if you'r...

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

Huffington Post | Patrice Peck | Posted 07.05.2012 | Black Voices

Whether you're traveling on vacation, sunbathing on the beach, or simply lounging in the park, nothing beats a good book in the summertime. Still, wit...

Notes From My (Book)shelf: Week of April 23, 2012

Roxanne Coady | Posted 06.24.2012 | Books
Roxanne Coady

Since there is an astonishing amount of information out there, I thought it might be fun to share with you items I have noticed, learned or was curious about in the past week.

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.

Read Across America: 11 Obscure Titles For Adventurous Book Clubs

Peter Steinberg | Posted 12.09.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

Looking for your book club's next read? Don't waste your time with the hottest new titles -- half your club has already read 'em.

Dead Tree Test

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Forget profitability, forget the market. Over a year ago, we raised the question of whether or not a book should pass a dead tree test in order to jus...

Top 5 'New Year, New You!' Books for 2011

Nicole Berrie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nicole Berrie

Focusing on inner transformation, five authors might have what it takes to bring you happiness in 2011. As the great Greek historian Plutarch famously said, "What we achieve inwardly will change our outer reality."

HuffPost Readers' Picks

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The new year brings the opportunity for new books. And we want to know what you're excited about reading. Yesterday we asked on Facebook and Twitter ...

The Guardian: Worst Books Of 2010

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Rejoice! 'Tis the season to be merry! Garland the tree with sprigs of holly! The angels are singing! Father Christmas is coming! Take a break from the...

Get Your Scrooge On!

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

With all the holiday cheer going around, we thought ... well, we thought we'd ruin it! That's why we put together this list of the 5 worst books to gi...

Books For Christmas: Alternative Titles For The Holiday

guardian.co.uk | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Forget the celebrity memoirs, selling in their dispiriting droves to the imaginatively challenged in search of a Christmas present-by-numbers. Elsewhe...

This Christmas, Give The Gift Of Knowledge About Islam

Haroon Moghul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Haroon Moghul

In that holiday spirit, I'm sharing a list of great books about Islam and Muslims, in the hope that you'll share them too, as profound (and affordable) presents.

Thanksgiving Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Thanksgiving Day 2010 is here and we wanted to know what books you'd be grateful for this year. Below are choices from HuffPost readers, HuffPost edit...

Thanksgiving Books

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Thanksgiving Thursday marks the annual event featuring family gathering, lots of eating and way too much football. While it may seem counter-intuitive...

Holiday Travel Anxiety?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Travel anxiety: it ranges from being uptight about missing the plane, to being terrified of flying, from being annoyed by security checks to abhorring...

Reading Over Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | Books

For many, Thanksgiving represents not only the gathering of family and stuffing your face full of food, but also some well deserved time off to read. ...

Will Giving Kids Books Make Them Not Want To Read?

Telegraph | Michael Morpurgo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When I was seven years old, my stepfather handed me a novel to read. It was a yellowing copy of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens -- a story which he ha...

Stephen King Has A New Book Out

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

For the thorough King readers out there, the slideshow below includes every book of short stories and novellas he's ever written

21 Of The Coolest Book Covers This Year

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Book cover design is an underappreciated art form, yet it can help make a book. What goes into the thought process, and how do all involved collaborate?