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Melissa Cistaro on Horses, Mothers, Bookstores and How She Got Her First Book Deal

David Henry Sterry | Posted 08.26.2015 | Books
David Henry Sterry

We first met Melissa Cistaro when she pitched her book to us at a Pitchapalooza we did for Book Passage (one of America's great bookstores) in Corte Madera, California. We've been doing this so long we can usually tell when someone has a book in them and is capable of getting it out successfully.

40 Essential Books For Any #BlackChurchSyllabus

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.24.2015 | Religion

The black church has a long and important history in the United States, and it continues to serve as a driver of social justice work in many...

4 Books Gayle King Can't Stop Talking About

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 08.19.2015 | OWN

O magazine's editor at large recommends an inspiring story on how curiosity can change your life. Plus, she shares the books that made her think and p...

The Power of a Story: Controlled

Kelsey Phariss | Posted 08.14.2015 | Books
Kelsey Phariss

The fundamental question for people who deal with sexual assault is what happens next? What do I do now? Can I be helped, can I be saved? In the memoir "Controlled," Neesha Arter tells her story and paves a path for other survivors to unburden their shoulders of pain and suffering.

Can We Stop Pretending The Publishing Industry Is Fair Now?

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.28.2015 | Arts

At the beginning of this year, Michael Wolff, a middle-aged white man and journalist, wrote a fawning puff piece for a book of short stories called W...

The 16 Gronkiest Passages From 'It's Good To Be Gronk,' Presented Without Comment

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.05.2015 | Sports

As the title of his new book suggests, it's good to be Rob Gronkowski. The 26-year-old New England Patriots tight end twerks around Bill Be...

New York Times Issues Rebuttal To Critique Of Its Nail Salon Exposé

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.29.2015 | Style

When The New York Times published an in-depth exposé on working conditions in New York's nail salons in May, the publication was praised ...

Ali Describes Her Life In One Word

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Who Was Ali's Biggest Influence In Her Life?

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Why Does Ali Need Self-Improvement?

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

How Does Ali Handle Bullying?

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Does Ali Ever Mingle With Politics?

Posted 07.24.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

How Did Ali Wentworth and George Stephanopolous First Hook Up?

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

What's a Transactional Marriage?

Posted 07.29.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

What Is The Key To a Successful Marriage?

Posted 07.24.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Can Oil and Water Personalities Work in Relationships?

Posted 07.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Here's The Only Thing Ali's Not Allowed To Joke Around With George

Posted 07.24.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Love, Laughter, and Being Married to a "Sex Icon": Advice from Ali Wentworth (VIDEO)

Posted 07.21.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

The Benefits of a Gratitude Journal and How to Maintain One

Lauren Jessen | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Jessen

The timing of when you want to write is up to you. While I try to write in my gratitude journal every night, sometimes it becomes every other night. That's okay. Journal when it feels right for you -- the benefits really are worth it.

Like My Father Always Said...

Erin McHugh | Posted 06.16.2015 | Books
Erin McHugh

A couple of years ago I sent out a smoke signal (well, OK, the emails, texts, Facebook and Twitter shout-outs) to everyone I knew -- and then they sent it on to everybody they knew -- to start collecting quips and anecdotes and advice they all remembered receiving from their mothers.

An Uncomplicated Life: A Book Review

International Down Syndrome Coalition | Posted 06.03.2015 | Books
International Down Syndrome Coalition

Still looking for the perfect gift for Father's Day on June 21? Do you have a book lover to shop for? Maybe you know a father to a new baby with an intellectual or developmental disability?

What You Can Learn From Elon Musk Book: 6 Tips

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Alison van Diggelen

Today, the Elon Musk biography by Ashlee Vance is finally available. It will "likely serve as the definitive account" of the most successful entrepreneur in the world, writes Jon Gertner in the New York Times.

Podcast Review: The Smartest Man in the World, Coyotes

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.15.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

It's always kind of a challenge to put a pin in the podcast enough to nail anything resembling main topic, as Proops is the master of tangential monologue. Which is a bit of an amazing feat for someone to pull off who is only talking by themselves.

You Can Plant This Children's Book And It Will Grow Into A Tree

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.12.2015 | Good News

Need a tree? Plant this book. Publishing company Pequeño Editor created a hand-stitched children's book made from acid-free paper, ecological ink...

Joys, Challenges of Motherhood Revealed in New Book and Storytelling Tour

HooplaHa | Posted 05.07.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

Have you ever been curious what your mother's favorite stories of parenthood are? Check out this video featuring Ann Imig, founder of Listen To Your Mother, an online and live story telling platform for mothers everywhere to share the joys, triumphs, challenges and humor of being a Mom.