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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...

Simone de Beauvoir and Loving Authentically

Skye Cleary | Posted 08.03.2015 | Books
Skye Cleary

Romantic loving is, for Simone de Beauvoir, existentially dangerous. Romantic relationships can be such intoxicating experiences that lovers get lost in euphoria. Authentic loving, according to Beauvoir, needs to overcome such traps.

Women Authors Need Your Support. Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.03.2015 | Arts

Thanks to the change-inspiring VIDA count, we already know men are disproportionately represented in major book reviews, with some outlets covering f...

5 Page-Turners Too Addictive To Put Down

Oprah.com | Joann Pan | Posted 08.19.2015 | OWN

Pretty Is By Maggie Mitchell 320 pages; Henry Holt and Co. Available at: Amazon.com | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound   Lois has a secr...

13 Books From 2015 That You Should Read ASAP

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.27.2015 | Arts

Before the welcome downpour of anticipated fall books rolls in (a new Jonathan Franzen novel? The conclusion to Elena Ferrante's tear-jerking series?...

Authors Beware of Publicity Scams

Kristen Houghton | Posted 07.22.2015 | Books
Kristen Houghton

Every writer is aware that the job doesn't end with just writing a book. There's a heck of a lot more that needs to get done; editing that seems endless with back and forth correspondence with your editor, cover approval, layout approval, and printing.

The Bottom Line: 'The Small Backs Of Children' By Lidia Yuknavitch

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.21.2015 | Arts

A vulture looms over a wisp of a child, curled up and limp. It’s a striking image, taken during a Sudanese famine in the '90s; so striking that...

The Bottom Line: ‘A Cure For Suicide’ By Jesse Ball

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts

Most infants speak their first words when they’re about a year old. The slow crawl from babbling to the ability to hold a conversation has myri...

Jackie Collins: How to Be a Powerful Woman Plus Creativity Secrets

Abiola Abrams | Posted 06.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Abiola Abrams

I'll be bringing you exciting advice and insight from celebrity luminaries, "road less traveled" entrepreneurs, spiritual business gurus, creative pro...

8 Books To Devour Over A Long Holiday Weekend

Posted 05.22.2015 | OWN

Beware: These addictive reads will keep you turning the pages -- so much so, you might just forget to barbecue. Girl Underwater By Claire Kell...

Colby Marshall's New Thriller, 'Double Vision,' Snags New Generation of Forensic Fans

Monica Stevens-Kirby | Posted 06.22.2015 | Books
Monica Stevens-Kirby

Marshall writes for a science-conscious consumer while simultaneously capturing mysteries we are yet unable to measure and fully see. Marshall does not insult readers by dumbing down. Jenna is a robust character, as is Molly, with relatable vulnerability.

BookFilter: The Comma Queen, the King of Classical Music and More Great New Books

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.07.2015 | Books
Michael Giltz

You'll find dozens of favorites out this week. You can go back week by week if you want to discover more books to read, and you can go forward week by week if you want to take a peek at what's coming out in the days and months to come.

A Gay Dad's Reading List: Rich LGBT History and the Steps Ahead

Rob Watson | Posted 06.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Rob Watson

Where Frank looked for legal and legislative victories, Signorile takes us further into a path towards winning the American psyche. He points out that positive opinion polls only tell a surface story.

Moms Ready to Run? The Only Running Book You Need.

Melissa Fenton | Posted 05.19.2015 | Books
Melissa Fenton

The first days of spring are right around the corner, hopefully melting snow and ice covered pavement and trails, and finally opening up the way for you to run out your winter cabin fever blues. With this new season also comes the release of a new crop of how-to running books, training manuals, even running devotionals.

6 Spellbinding Books For Your Spring Reading List

Posted 03.20.2015 | OWN

You're going to want to tell everyone about these titles. @media only screen and (min-width : 500px) {.ethanmobile { display: none; }...

6 Books To Give Your Best Friend

Posted 02.19.2015 | OWN

Slide these in her bag. Send these to her by snail mail. Read these with her — and discover (once again) why the two of you always have so much to t...

Oprah Announces New Book Club 2.0 Pick

Posted 02.11.2015 | OWN

“I have never read a book like this before,” Oprah says about Ruby, Cynthia Bond’s haunting debut novel. Watch the video to find out why the...

Review of The First Bad Man by Miranda July

Stephanie Lessing | Posted 02.06.2015 | Books
Stephanie Lessing

I had just finished reading The First Bad Man by Miranda July when my husband walked through the door. The first thing he asked me is why I'd cut my...

February's Hottest New Releases

| Posted 02.05.2015 | Books

Originally posted on Kirkus Reviews: This month, a whole host of great fiction and nonfiction is being published. In fact, there’s so much though...

5 Splendid New Short Story Collections

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 02.04.2015 | Books

Reading a novel is a commitment. Upon purchase, you enter an agreement with the author: Should sufficient curiosity be instilled by its early pages, y...

Maddie Crum

New Book Unearths The Dark Corners Of The Catholic Church

HuffingtonPost.com | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.28.2015 | Books

A History of Loneliness by John Boyne Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $26.00 Publishes February 3, 2015 The Book We're Talking About is a weekly revi...

Lessons On Joy From A Christian Cancer Survivor

Religion News Service | Jonathan Merritt | Posted 01.18.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Vertigo. Anemia. Depression. Receding gums. Early menopause. A double mastectomy. These are just a few of the many terrors that Margaret Fein...

Why Every Drop in the Bucket Matters

Jennifer Dulski | Posted 03.18.2015 | Impact
Jennifer Dulski

When people ask me whether their signatures really matter on Change.org, whether a small action like a signature, can really drive change, my answer to them is always, "Absolutely."

Reflecting on the Boystown Book Series

Jake Biondi | Posted 03.02.2015 | Arts
Jake Biondi

Thankfully, things have improved quite a bit since those days. I now enjoy watching Will and Sonny on Days of Our Lives, and gay characters populate many shows on television and online. Still, I still keep thinking that there is room for more.

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...