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13 Thought-Provoking Books from the Moth Podcast Storytellers

Off The Shelf | Posted 02.11.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

In a heartfelt Moth story about the sometimes disparate relationship between fathers and sons, Neil Gaiman shared with an audience that his proud father had shown up to a very stressful book signing, unannounced, while Neil was signing copies of Anansi Boys, an adventurous novel about fathers and sons that blends myth, prophecy and family dysfunction.

11 Binge-Worthy Literary Series

Off The Shelf | Posted 01.29.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Emma Volk | Off the Shelf Like all good things, books have to come to an end, but that doesn't make saying goodbye to your favorite characters any...

Listen to the Kids! 12 Memorable Novels With Child Narrators

Off The Shelf | Posted 01.08.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

If we listen closely, children can remind us of what is truly important in life and refresh our jaded, grown-up viewpoints. These twelve inspiring, funny, and memorable novels, narrated by children, are exemplary of the notion that kids, while they can say the darndest things, are often wise beyond their years.

11 Artfully Interwoven Episodic Tales

Off The Shelf | Posted 01.02.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

These eleven episodic novels do not follow traditional linear storylines, but don't think of them as short story collections either. Read as a whole, these narratives illuminate in their content and structure how we're more connected than we think.

7 White-Hot Suspense Novels To Heat Up Your Holidays

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.24.2015 | Arts

You’re sharing a bedroom with your kid sister. Your uncle won’t stop turning the volume up on his favorite holiday CD (“Christmas With the Chipm...

20 Notable Non-Fiction Books You Might've Missed This Year

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 12.20.2015 | Arts

It's both the blessing and the curse of the modern book lover: great titles come out at lightning speed each month in buzzy lists and flashy blurbs. W...

9 Most Overlooked Novels Of 2013 (So Far)

| Posted 08.15.2013 | Books

Originally posted on Kirkus: There are too many novels published every year to be able to read just the most accomplished ones. Timing is maybe th...

A Start-of-the-Winter Post for Book Lovers

Dave Astor | Posted 02.19.2013 | Books
Dave Astor

As autumn ends, hat-covered minds might turn to literature with scenes of Christmas, cold and snow. To cite the title of an Ann Beattie book, we're talking Chilly Scenes of Winter here!

11 Amazing Thrillers To Read On The Beach

Ariel S. Winter | Posted 10.10.2012 | Books
Ariel S. Winter

If you are looking for a list of crime novels to take to the beach this summer other than the ones on the bestseller list, here are 11 books to consider.

Great Summer Reads for Federal Leaders

Tom Fox | Posted 08.08.2012 | Books
Tom Fox

Even if you prefer The Hunger Games to the latest management tome, summer is the perfect time for federal leaders to check out some books that offer new leadership ideas, tools or techniques.

Amazon Editors' Top 10 Fall Books

Posted 10.09.2011 | Books has announced a top ten list of books for the fall. Chris Schluep, a Senior Editor at books, calls it "one of the best seasons f...

Royal Wedding Prep: 7 Books To Help You Know The Difference Between A Duchess And A Dustman (PHOTOS)

Peter Steinberg | Posted 06.18.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

Can't tell a Duchess from a dustman? A banger from a biscuit? With the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton just 2 weeks away, it's a good thing blogger Amy Dawson contributed the following book list to Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations to help you prepare.

Designers And Books: 50 Esteemed Designers Compile The Ultimate Book List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Designers and Books is a new online book list, with over 600 books chosen by esteemed members of the design community. From art books, to novels, and...

What Literary Agents are Reading

Karen Dionne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Karen Dionne

Books may not be the window into a person's soul, but an agent's personal reading list gives us a glimpse into their individual tastes and preferences.

7 Books That'll Make Excellent Holiday Gifts (PHOTOS)

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

Besides being so good, all these gems are either brand new or a bit older (but utterly obscure and deserving of some attention). They'll all make great gifts.

Halloween Books

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

If you're in the mood to turn out the lights and hide from the trick-or-treaters, then I recommend breaking out a flashlight and reading one of these 6 Halloween-themed mystery novels.

Halloween Books

Peter Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Steinberg

This book list could be pages long, but below are some of my favorites, the perfect books to read on a dark and stormy night, as you're huddled under your blankets (with a flashlight, of course), clutching your book in a white-knuckled grip.

Top UK Children's Books For Christmas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The 12-strong list is produced jointly by the Booksellers Association and Book Marketing Limited, and is the first marketing campaign for the new Indi...

National Bathroom Reading Month: 10 Best Books For Your Loo-brary

The Kansas City Star | Coupon Sherpa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The average American spends anywhere from 700 to 2,000 hours on the toilet throughout their lives. While cavemen were relegated to counting rocks to p...

Bestsellers Americans Used To Love

The Washington Post | Valerie Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

While looking for different lists on the web, I came across those compiled by Publishers Weekly of bestselling hard-back books for every year of the 2...