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That Awkward Moment: When Your Family Reads Your Writings On Sex

Mackenzie Patel | Posted 08.24.2016 | College
Mackenzie Patel

Blowjobs and overprotective fathers will never mix.

6 Fascinating Books That Peer Into How The Rich Live

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 08.24.2016 | OWN

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When Someone Shows You Who They Really Are

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.23.2016 | Weddings
Catherine Nagle

Are you always seeking? I know I am. I seek reflections of inspiration everywhere because of the darkness that appears around me. And because of this ...

8 Great Books About Dogs

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 08.23.2016 | Books
Helene Cohen Bludman

The dog days of summer, they are. Nightfall comes earlier now. The evening performance of the cicada orchestra is unfailingly on time. Local blueberries are no longer in season; once plump and juicy, they are now unpleasantly sour and soon will be gone until next year.If it sounds like I'm in an end-of-summer funk, it's true.

Five of the Coolest PR Strategies from Around the World

Kara Alaimo | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Kara Alaimo

My book which was published by Routledge today, Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street: How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communica...

Think Small: More Time Does Not Equal Greater Productivity

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 08.22.2016 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

Think small and make use of what's available to you. I'm not saying, "You have to make time for it." I hate hearing that. (Especially as it relates to exercise...) Instead, take advantage of and be productive with whatever you have. There's no point in waiting for the perfect time to start writing or editing a novel. No such thing exists.

Present Over Perfect: An Interview With Shauna Niequist

Amy Cummins | Posted 08.22.2016 | Books
Amy Cummins

After finding herself exhausted, isolated, and sick, author Shauna Niequist came to a point where she knew her life had to change. She was tired, burnt out, and felt unconnected to the people she loved.

Here's What Happens When Things Fall Apart

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.22.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Tolani Osan | Off the Shelf On a Sunday afternoon, I read the heartrending climax of Chigozie Obioma's debut novel, The Fishermen, breathlessly. W...

When Self-Help Becomes Self Hell -- 6 Tips To Stay Focused

Melanie Young | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Many of us want to improve our lives. That's a good thing. Whether you want to change your body, your career, your financial situation or your love li...

Why I'm Not Giving In To "Surrender, New York"

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.24.2016 | Books
Lev Raphael

It's been a long time since I read The Alienist, which I found absorbing and beautifully written, so I was intrigued to see a review of his latest boo...

Derek Chollet on Books and Writing

Taylor Dibbert | Posted 08.20.2016 | Books
Taylor Dibbert

Derek Chollet is Counselor and Senior Advisor for Security and Defense Policy at the German Marshall Fund. Your book, The Long Game, was published ea...

The Suitable Inheritor (Book Review)

Stacey Chillemi | Posted 08.20.2016 | Books
Stacey Chillemi

Pushpendra Mehta provides the reader with life lessons filled with epic adventure and romance. This alone intrigued my interest and makes the mind wonder about what really matters the most in life.

The Power of Song

Vicki Cobb | Posted 08.19.2016 | Books
Vicki Cobb

How does a privileged young man fight for social justice, rights for labor, world peace, civil rights and a clean planet and actually make a differenc...

7 Books That Take You Inside the Strange and Wonderful World of Carnivals

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.18.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf Come one, come all! Step right up and see what's under the big top! Try your luck at a game of chance! Few thin...

11 Romance Novels Even Book Snobs Will Love

Kirkus | Posted 08.18.2016 | Books
Kirkus

"Highly recommended." When a duke's forgotten ward embroils herself in a scandal, the duke decides to deal with her himself. That's easier said than done.

5 Insanely Useful Books That Helped Me in My Writing Career

Ayodeji Awosika | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Ayodeji Awosika

Today I want to share some of the books that have helped me most in my writing career. Some taught me personal development skills, some taught me how to market my work, and all have taught me something simply through imagining the process the authors went through to create them.

Why You Should NOT Write A Book

Tucker Max | Posted 08.18.2016 | Books
Tucker Max

There's an unwritten rule that published authors are supposed to encourage everyone who dreams of it to finally go for it and write that book! Except that's just not true.

Read Over the Summer, Succeed for Life

The New York Public Library | Posted 08.17.2016 | New York
The New York Public Library

BY KHADIJA 'MOLLY' BHUIYAN I am where I am today because of books. I am a junior Actuary Science major with a double minor in graphic design and co...

How To Get On Every Best Seller List

Tucker Max | Posted 08.16.2016 | Books
Tucker Max

Before I get into the major bestseller lists and their particular rules, there are two principles that apply to all of them; 1. velocity of sales, and 2. reporting.

5 Ways To Keep Books Relevant Today

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 08.16.2016 | Books
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

I can't remember the first book I ever read, and I can't remember the name of every book that has changed my life. I can, however, tell you every story I have read that has made a significant impact on my life. When I was growing up we didn't have Kindles and laptops and smartphones that had every book ever written at the touch of a button.

Ways to Encourage Yourself to Read More

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 08.16.2016 | Books
Tomas Laurinavicius

Recently I discussed the value of reading books on a regular basis. It's a topic important to me. Reading books is something I wish I did sooner and more often. There is no telling how much more knowledge could have been acquired.

7 Fascinating Books That Will Turn You Into a True Crime Junkie

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.15.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Kerry Fiallo | Off the Shelf From Serial to The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, the true crime genre has seen a recent renaissance ...

The Process Of Writing My Book Hispanic And Latino Heritage in Virginia

Christine Stoddard | Posted 08.15.2016 | Latino Voices
Christine Stoddard

When your father is a photographer, you learn to appreciate the science and magic behind photography. And when you grow up in Virginia, you cannot hel...

The Art - and Artists - of Letter Writing

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 08.15.2016 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

A gorgeous new book, Pen to Paper: Artists Handwritten Letters, edited by Smithsonian curator of manuscripts Mary Savig, underscores not only the arti...

The Inevitable Death of Traditional Book Publishers

Kallen Diggs | Posted 08.12.2016 | Books
Kallen Diggs

Traditional book publishers. They were once known as the titans of the book publishing industry. In the Baby Boomer era, self-publishing was an unknown concept. You needed a traditional publisher if you wanted the best chance to succeed with your book.