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Dav Pilkey's Super Amazing Author Adventures

Cristy Bertini | Posted 07.28.2016 | Books
Cristy Bertini

The allure of the Captain Underpants series is lost on some adults. Rife with flatulence jokes, characters with puerile names like Professor Pippy P. Poopypants and starring an unlikely superhero in tighty-whities, the series topped the American Library Association's list of Most Frequently Challenged Books in both 2012 and 2013.

A Few Nice Reads For White People Struggling To Understand The Struggle

Omo Misha | Posted 07.26.2016 | Arts
Omo Misha

These recommendations are offered (again) with love, not one ounce of blame, gratitude for anyone making even the tiniest effort to affect positive change, and hope for a better understanding in the not-so-distant future.

5 Books You Should Read if You Want to Freelance to Fund Your Travels

Shannon Ullman | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
Shannon Ullman

Making money while traveling is entirely possible and you don't even have to pick up odd jobs or teach English to do it. In fact, there is a whole sect of people out in the traveling world who make money online through various mediums. From writing, blogging and online tutoring to Dropshipping, internet marketing and advertising, digital nomads (travelers who fund their lives through online work,) are making fantastic incomes through freelancing.

Julianne Moore Dishes About Her Latest Children's Book And Parenting

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 07.20.2016 | Entertainment


4 Ways Fiction Makes You A Better Human

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living

In addition to strengthening the bonds of friendship your monthly book club could also be helping you increase your stores of empathy ― as long as t...

Donald Trump Is "Too Busy" To Read Books. Sad.

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.24.2016 | Politics
Lev Raphael

As an author I often meet people who say they don't read very much. But Donald Trump may be our first President who not only doesn't read books at ...

12 Books With Badass Female Protagonists

Loren Kleinman | Posted 07.23.2016 | Books
Loren Kleinman

I love a badass book, especially with a strong female protagonist. Some of my personal favorites include Jane Eyre, Emma, Elizabeth, Salvage the Bones...

What Happens When The Light Goes Out?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 07.12.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

It is my mother's story and reflections about that keep my doubts away. I try my best to use her rich and blessed life to encourage others to balance their lot in life against their blessings, however many obstacles they face.

The Transformative Power Of The Leader As Educator

Dr. Artika R. Tyner | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices
Dr. Artika R. Tyner

Leaders recognize young people are the future. Therefore, it is critically important for leaders to take a stand for children.

Why You Should Skip The 'Beach Reads' On Vacation This Summer

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living

Easy, breezy novels like quick-moving romances and action-packed mystery stories are a publishing staple of summer, a popular pick for vacationers in ...

Of Ice and Men: Blair Braverman's Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube

Catherine Armsden | Posted 07.05.2016 | Books
Catherine Armsden

A chill wind blows through Blair Braverman's powerful memoir, Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube, but it doesn't emanate only from the story's frozen lan...

Why I Love My Shelf Full Of Half-Finished Books

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 07.02.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

What can I surmise from this list? What can I surmise from my inability to consistently read what I purchase? That I am a woman who is compulsive, neurotic, never satisfied, too curious for her own good, scattered, out of touch with realistic expectations, impulsive, and in need of a good therapist

Recommended Reading: #GoIndie With Jenny Bravo

Katie Li | Posted 07.01.2016 | Books
Katie Li

When I decided to self-publish my first book, my biggest fear was that I would be alone and unsupported. I quickly learned that I had nothing to worry...

13 Tough Life Situations -- And The Perfect Books To Get You Through | Joann Pan | Posted 06.28.2016 | OWN

Liesl Shillinger is the author of Wordbirds: An Irreverent Lexicon for the 21stCentury. Find her at

This Disney Channel Star Is Helping Students Make Summer Reading Fun | Posted 06.27.2016 | Impact

By Rex Leonowicz Karan Brar has been lighting up the screen since he was only 11. You may recognize him as Chirag Gupta from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid...

Genre Snobs Are Everywhere

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.27.2016 | Books
Lev Raphael

The contempt these mystery readers sometimes feel directed at them gets recycled as they express disdain for books they don't like which have been written and enjoyed by people they have to denigrate. That's not an argument or even a defense: it's blatant insecurity.

The 10 Best Books For Little Introverts

Quiet Revolution | Nidhi Berry | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on One of the wonderful things about raising introverts is that there are lots of books for every age range t...

How to Get Your Daughters to Read Books This Summer

Daphne C Spyropoulos | Posted 06.22.2016 | Parents
Daphne C Spyropoulos

Let me start off by clarifying that I do not have a daughter but I am 22 years old and I remember my teens like they were yesterday. So I am writing t...

Want More Dates? Survey Says You Should Read More Books

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.20.2016 | Arts

There’s a John Waters quote you’ve probably heard about reading and hooking up that needn’t be related here. The gist is, in an effort to make b...

'Love Is Something If You Give It Away"

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Twenty feet from me, four-year-old children are giggling, sitting in a circle in a small room, waiting to find out what happens next in this new place...

7 Ways Introverts Can Harness Their Quiet Superpowers

Quiet Revolution | Nidhi Berry | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on Quiet Power by Susan Cain: Excerpt I’ve come to realize not only how important it is to follow my ins...

10 Books That All Hamilton Fans Must Read!

Allison Pataki | Posted 06.15.2016 | Books
Allison Pataki

As if it wasn't already impossible to score tickets to the Broadway smash hit, something tells me that after the Tony Awards--Hamilton nabbed eleven Tonys, including Best Musical--the world will be even wilder for Hamilton, the Pulitzer-prize winning show chronicling the life of our nation's first Treasury Secretary.

How Reading This May Alter Your Thinking

Adi Gaskell | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

Recently, a study emerged suggesting that when we share content, we're apparently less likely to absorb the information we're sharing. It's part of a...

The Case for Fiction

Lyndsay West | Posted 06.14.2016 | Books
Lyndsay West

I'll be up front with you: I'm a fiction apologist. I can appreciate a good non-fiction piece, but I find that the payoff from fiction is

Nightmares And Couple's Sleeping

Paul C. Rosenblatt | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul C. Rosenblatt

The sound of his snoring would become, as she slept, the snarling of a wolf or the roaring of a giant gorilla. If that's an issue for you and your partner, what will help reduce the nightmares is to reduce the snoring. For example, get the snorer to sleep on his or her side rather than back or to stop drinking alcohol in the evening.