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10 Ways To Show Your Love For Books

Zola Books | Posted 10.08.2014 | Books
Zola Books

We'll take any excuse to celebrate our love of the written word, and this weekend's National Book Lovers Day gives us a great one. Here are some of our favorite ways to get in the holiday spirit.

7 Books The Internet Spoiled For Everyone

Zola Books | Posted 07.12.2014 | Books
Zola Books

No one reads in a vacuum anymore, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. Thanks to the Internet, movie and TV adaptations, and particularly fervent social media statuses, more than ever we inevitably know something about the books we're reading before we crack any spines.

How I Learned to Stop Being a Literary Snob and Love Romance

Zola Books | Posted 06.16.2014 | Books
Zola Books

Having writers who can cater to our private and guilty-pleasure reading tastes is the same as having a truly good sex partner who's willing to act out your most reductive or taboo fantasies, because sometimes that's what you need.

7 Poetry Collections For Every Type Of Reader

Zola Books | Posted 06.07.2014 | Books
Zola Books

National What Month? you ask. Though more and more poetry collections are published every year, there's no use in beating around the bush when it comes to popularity of poetry as a literary genre.

9 Childhood Classics You Should Reread As An Adult

Zola Books | Posted 05.28.2014 | Books
Zola Books

Remember the books your parents/teachers/babysitters read to you when you were a kid? When it came to my parents, they chose the books they had loved as children themselves. When my mother read these to me, she would often end up crying at the end.

Woman Authors You Need To Read From Every Genre

Zola Books | Posted 05.20.2014 | Books
Zola Books

We love the #ReadWomen2014 movement, but we find that the female authors and their books recommended often fall into the category of literary fiction.

6 Books That Use Numbers In Fascinating Ways

Zola Books | Posted 05.14.2014 | Books
Zola Books

Pi Day: It brings out the math geek in all of us. March 14 (3/14) is an officially recognized annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi (the ...

Aziz Ansari Is Crowdsourcing Reddit for His New Book Modern Romance

Zola Books | Posted 05.12.2014 | Books
Zola Books

You may have heard that Parks and Recreation star Aziz Ansari is writing a book on modern romance -- but did you know that you can help write it?

5 Moments in History When Sports Changed the World

Zola Books | Posted 04.23.2014 | Sports
Zola Books

Sometimes political enmity between countries runs so deep, tensions are insurmountable at the slow pace of politics. Yet, the right game at the right time can shift perceptions between enemies.

James Patterson and 11 Other Authors Who Love Independent Bookstores

Zola Books | Posted 04.23.2014 | Books
Zola Books

Move over, Avengers, there’s a new superhero in town. Over the last year, bestselling author James Patterson has been donating grants to indepen...

True Love: 7 Must-Read Memoirs About Love

Zola Books | Posted 04.16.2014 | Books
Zola Books

To celebrate Valentine's Day, we're taking you through the best memoirs about love. In recounting how they made it to bliss, these comedians, book editors, and journalists tackle it all.

10 Books on the Greatest Olympic Moments of All Time

Zola Books | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Zola Books

Today, though, as we wait out NBC's tape delay, we're counting down the 10 most powerful Olympic moments of all time.

9 Ways To Say 'I Love You' With Books

Zola Books | Posted 04.09.2014 | Books
Zola Books

When it comes to love, few things are more thrilling and frustrating than the language of flowers. You know a red rose means love, but how about a pink one, or yellow, or white? You know what, let's steer clear of roses as Valentine's Day gifts--they're overplayed.

Burn Down the Old to Make Way for the New: Practice Yoga to Live Your Authentic Life

Susanna Harwood Rubin | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Susanna Harwood Rubin

Practicing yoga creates tapas, heat. Heat is a catalyst for change. You throw everything you are and have been into the fire of your practice, and when the ashes settle, the smart thing to do is to move forward, mindful of where you've been and open to what might be.

Be Mindful In The New Year

Bookish.com | Posted 12.27.2013 | Healthy Living

Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese monk, political activist and one of the world’s leading teachers of Zen Buddhism, has written more than 80 books of p...

6 Erotic Romance Novels That Are Better Than 'Fifty Shades'

| Posted 09.05.2013 | Books

By Margaret Bristol for Bookish: With hot casting news, there's no doubt the most talked-about book right now is E L James' "Fifty Shades of Grey....

10 Best Book Club Picks For Fall 2013

| Posted 08.13.2013 | Books

Originally posted on Bookish by Nathan Rostron: Sure, we love the wine and the camaraderie, but the among the top pleasures of a good book club di...

5 Psychoanalyses Of Book Characters

| Posted 07.11.2013 | Books

Originally posted on Bookish by Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman: The founding father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud has fascinated and infuriated...

Romance Authors Dish On First Sex Scenes They Read

| Posted 06.26.2013 | Books

Originally posted on Bookish: While it's true that there's a lot more to the romance novel than the sex scenes, you can't dismiss their impact. At...

Bookish's Dirty Little Secret

Peter Winkler | Posted 04.22.2013 | Books
Peter Winkler

For all their hoopla and the effort that went into its development, Bookish is nothing more than a promotional vehicle for books produced by the three publishers funding the site, with an underpowered book recommendation gadget that's not ready for prime time.

Bookish: What The Critics Say

Posted 02.06.2013 | Books

Bookish, the new book recommendation/editorial website co-funded by Penguin, Hachette and Simon & Schuster launched yesterday after nearly two years a...

Major Publishers Launch Bookish.com

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 04.07.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — The latest website for discovering, discussing and buying books is sponsored by some of the industry's leading publishers. Simon & S...

7 Ways to Better Understand Your Tween Girl's Drama

Whitney Joiner | Posted 10.21.2012 | Parents
Whitney Joiner

Drama. If you have a daughter in middle school -- or teach, coach, counsel, or are in any way involved with tweens -- you've heard this word repeatedly: it's the catchall term girls use to describe their lives.

Amazon's Newest Launch Annoys Users

Posted 01.09.2012 | Books

Amazon launched the Kindle Compass, a Kindle-based magazine, without fanfare at the end of last week - and annoyed some Kindle users by suggesting th...

New Mysterious Book Website To Be Launched This Summer

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on May 6, 2011 9:39 AM | Posted 07.06.2011 | Books

Three major publishers–Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group (USA), and Simon & Schuster–will partner with AOL Huffington Post Media Group to launch ...