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A Pulsing Story As Layered And Complex As Life Itself

Off The Shelf | Posted 07.13.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Lisa Unger | Off the Shelf All writers begin as readers. This is where we fall in love with story. We are addicted to that feeling. You know the o...

21 Recommendations For Anyone Who Wants To Read Books And Chill

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts

It's summer. You have visions of beaches, ice-cold beverages, and three-day weekends rolling around in your brain. Sure, maybe winter is the season to...

8 Lena Dunham-Approved Books You Need to Read Right Now

Off The Shelf | Posted 06.24.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Hilary Krutt | Off the Shelf Lena Dunham seems to be everywhere these days. Best known as the creator, writer, and star of the HBO series Girls, ...

8 Gripping New Books To Pack On Your Next Vacation

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.08.2016 | Arts

Even if your required reading days are long over -- a sprawling period of book reports and forced enthusiasm for anachronistic classics condensed into...

Five Ways to Climb Out of a Reading Slump

Linda Johns | Posted 05.26.2016 | Books
Linda Johns

What if I told you that being a librarian had ruined me as a reader? Well, it would be a lie. Mostly.

'Rise of the Robots' and the Success of Electronic Banking

Don McNay | Posted 04.25.2016 | Books
Don McNay

What is so gripping about Rise of the Robots is the unpredictability of the jobs being wiped out. Ford argues that nearly EVERY job or position can be ultimately eliminated by technology, especially as artificial intelligence improves.

NYPL Recommends Books Based on Favorite GoT Characters

The New York Public Library | Posted 04.22.2016 | New York
The New York Public Library

BY JOSHUA SOULE Senior Librarian at The New York Public Library's Spuyten Duyvil branch Ah, spring: that time of year when Game of Thrones returns f...

12 New And Upcoming Nonfiction Books For Your Very Specific Interests

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 04.06.2016 | Arts

It's that time again: The last traces of winter snow have (almost) finally retreated, tulips are sprouting and the ideas of whiling away hours in a pa...

8 Books To Help You Celebrate The Return Of 'Broad City'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 02.17.2016 | Arts

Four and three and two and ... our favorite small-screen duo is back! Season 3 of the Comedy Central hit "Broad City," starring Abbi Jacobson and Ila...

Teaching the Love of Reading

Karin Schott | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents
Karin Schott

I am not a literacy expert. I'm just gonna say that right up front. I am sure there a people with much more education than I have who can tell you all about what happens in a child's brain when you read to them.

9 Page-Turners Sure to Give You a Fright This Halloween

Kirkus | Posted 10.27.2015 | Books

"Though there's something of an inside joke happening on every page, Mitchell serves up a story that wouldn't be out of place alongside The Turn of the Screw. Ingenious, scary, and downright weird." At the end of life, does a writer's every word flash before his or her eyes?

5 Perfect Reads for October

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 10.12.2015 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

October's also a great time for reading. It's colder out. There's an excuse to put a fire on and curl up with a great book. It's also a spooky time of year; to wit: Halloween. All that beauty and atmosphere makes for great reading and great settings for books.

Art in the Blood - A Rousing Sherlock Holmes Adventure

Paola K Amaras | Posted 10.01.2015 | Books
Paola K Amaras

Bonnie MacBird 'found' Art in the Blood - A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, as a manuscript hidden in a forgotten tome of Victorian medical lore, and has brought us another adventure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, as narrated by his companion, Dr. John Watson.

Virginia Ironside: You're Old, I'm Old... Get Used to It!

Chuck Nyren | Posted 08.26.2015 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

British writer Virginia Ironside is determined to convince people that getting old is not so bad -- even for a Baby Boomer who interviewed the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix early in her career.

8 Series So Good You'll Hope They Never End

Kirkus | Posted 07.15.2016 | Books

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22 Books Everyone Should Read During Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.05.2015 | Divorce

There's nothing like finding escape in a good book -- and that's especially true when going through a separation or divorce. (There's only so much cry...

10 Books Everyone Over 50 Should Read This Spring

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Whether you need a book club recommendation or something to enjoy in your backyard this spring, these books are some of the best of Spring 2015. There are new novels from old favorites, unique voices, and continuing sagas of families you may already know. Plus a memoir that looks fascinating!

4 Books For Young Women Going Through A Quarter-Life Crisis

Marie Hansen | Posted 05.06.2015 | Books
Marie Hansen

Sometimes you don't want to talk, you don't want to analyze your life or apply for One. More. Job. You just want to lose yourself in a book that gets you. And with that, Dear Reader, I give you four books to help you through your quarter-life crisis.

5 Book Recommendations for the New Year

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 03.07.2015 | Books
Dr. Gail Gross

Children model what they see, and when they see you immersed in a book, they will learn to place the same value on reading.

Top 10 Novels to Read This Winter

Jocelyn Kelley | Posted 02.28.2015 | Books
Jocelyn Kelley

Sometimes it's the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal. A murder, a tragic accident, or just parents behaving badly? What's indisputable is that someone is dead.

5 Incredible Genres Book Snobs Should Give Another Chance

Lauren Sarner | Posted 02.23.2015 | Books
Lauren Sarner

This post also appeared on 20somethingreads. Holiday season is a time of giving -- also of consumerism and incessantly peppy songs that play on repea...

The 10 Best Books For Grownups In 2014

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 02.20.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Few things make me happier than finding a book that I absolutely love. Once drawn into a book, it's not easy for me to put it down. This year there were many that kept my attention, but these are my ten favorites.

5 New Books To Read Based On Your Favorite Classics

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.19.2014 | Books

Listen, we're all for reading classics here at HuffPost Books. Those books are classics for a reason! But we also believe in supporting writers who ar...

If You Like These New Movies, You'll Love These New Books

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 12.05.2014 | Books

As a movie-goer, you relish a good story. If you tore through Gone Girl and other books-turned-films, you may be wondering what to read next. Below, w...

Six Gripping Books To Read If You Love These TV Shows

XOXO After Dark | Posted 01.21.2015 | Books
XOXO After Dark

To pass the time before the worlds of Meredith Grey, Alicia Florrick and Olivia Pope return, why not pick up a book that's on the same wavelength as your favorite show? These picks are sure to please -- and they make great holiday presents too!