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'Written in Fire,' A Conversation with Marcus Sakey

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.12.2017 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Written in Fire is the gripping conclusion of The Brilliance Trilogy (following Brilliance and A Better World). In 1986, incredibly gifted people known as brilliants or abnorms were born, and thirty years later, constitute one percent of the U.S. population.

Five Steps to Manifesting Your Dreams in 2016

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 01.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Rea Nolan Martin

When I look back at my younger self that year in Chicago and all the unrest that followed, I see those years as my greatest achievement. Those were the years I broke through my comfort zone and dared to dream.

YA Books Are For Everyone

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.08.2016 | Arts

The Atlantic recently published a thorough exposé on the changing definition of adulthood, and how we define it today. The author spoke with developm...

The Lesbian Chronicles 5

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 01.06.2017 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

This is the first time in my adult life that I will not be starting the new year with a resolve to diet.

Why Stephen King is My Favorite Undead Author

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 01.04.2017 | Home
Kara Post-Kennedy

Last night, as I crawled into bed with a cup of tea and The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, the latest tome from my #onetruelove Stephen King, I had not only a wonderful sense of anticipation, but also of serenity.

On to 2016

Carolyn Bass | Posted 01.02.2017 | Home
Carolyn Bass

It goes that 2016 will find me doing the same thing I've done every year. I'll be loving on my great, big, crazy family and doing this: Write. Edit. Publish. Repeat.

My Favorite Books of 2015

Jennifer Wolfe | Posted 12.31.2016 | Home
Jennifer Wolfe

I am a book lover. I love being surrounded by stacks and stacks of books, both read, and unread. I adore walking into someone's home and scanning their bookshelves and get giddy when I see familiar titles

'I Wish I Never Left'

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 12.29.2016 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Holiday wishes are a big deal for all of us, but especially for children. And for the children we see, we know how sacred a simple wish can be.

Great Reads of 2015

Jodi Weiss | Posted 12.29.2016 | Home
Jodi Weiss

Probably one of the most asked questions I get is "what are you reading?" If you know me, you know that I am always ready to gush about my favorite books and discuss them with friends.

The Best Books Of 2015, According To O Magazine And Oprah.com

Oprah.com | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 12.28.2015 | OWN

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Good News: Cancel the Obituaries -- Print Book Sales for 2015 Are ... Up

The National Book Review | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home
The National Book Review

Reports of the death of print books were, it turns out, premature. Print book sales in the United States in 2015 are up more than 2 percent over last year, according to Nielsen BookScan.

The Right Book at the Right Time

Holly Lynn Payne | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Holly Lynn Payne

A single book had the power to lift me out of the depths of despair. It felt like Kaui Hart Hemmings had written this book just for me and my best friend. Who knows? What I had found in reading the right book at the right time was indeed possibilities, a promise, and even a prayer.

Booksplosion: The YouTube Trio You Need on Your Radar

Valerie Tejeda | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home
Valerie Tejeda

It's no secret YouTube basically rules the world these days. So much so, its become one of the most popular places readers go for young adult book recommendations.

The Words I Won't Read To My Daughter

Meredith Hale | Posted 12.21.2016 | Parents
Meredith Hale

Like it or not, language is inextricably linked to how we perceive and treat others.

On the Subway With Uli Beutter Cohen of Subway Book Review

Loren Kleinman | Posted 12.18.2016 | Home
Loren Kleinman

Uli Beutter Cohen is an entrepreneur and blogger. She is the creator of Subway Book Review, which has been featured on The Guardian, The BBC, Cherry B...

Top Ten Books of 2015

Emily Liebert | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home
Emily Liebert

Here are 10 titles that I loved in 2015 -- think of it as your end-of-year reading list. There's a little something for everyone, so pour yourself a cup of eggnog, kick up your feet, and dive in. You'll thank me later!

A Tale of Four Cities: Paris

Maddy Lederman | Posted 12.17.2016 | Travel
Maddy Lederman

A Tale of Four Cities is a series of travel notes from Maddy Lederman's recent trip abroad. "I'll never forget the simple pleasure of a perfect tomat...

Enriching Ways to Tackle the Wild World of Public Relations in 2016

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 12.17.2016 | Business
Stacy Slotnick

The goal of a publicist is to be an outstanding asset to a client while finding time to nurture the soul that fuels one-of-a-kind ideas essential to success in this mesmeric and scintillating field. That is no easy task.

A RIFT in the Clouds: An Interview With Kathy Fish and Robert Vaughan

Loren Kleinman | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home
Loren Kleinman

Kathy Fish's stories have been published or are forthcoming in The Lineup: 20 Provocative Women Writers (Black Lawrence Press, 2015), Yemassee Journal...

Peering Through Our Reading Window

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 12.15.2016 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

There is a lot that goes into what seems like the "simple" act of reading. Our eyes need to see the print clearly, converge comfortably toward the pag...

Top 10 YA Books of 2015

Lisa Parkin | Posted 12.10.2016 | Home
Lisa Parkin

Books inspire us and thrill us, move us and change us. Below are some of the young adult books that did all those things and more in 2015. Writing a ...

Notes From My (Book) Shelf: Holiday 2015

Roxanne Coady | Posted 12.11.2016 | Home
Roxanne Coady

Wouldn't it be great if we could figure this out? Most of us muddle through the dilemma, trying to get it right and every once in a while there is a beautiful day when it works. I find myself yearning for those moments since everything feels so high-speed, creating demands and the need to always be rushing.

Best Health and Fitness Books in 2015

Brad Stulberg | Posted 12.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Brad Stulberg

While this was anything but an easy filtering exercise (so many good ones to choose from), here are my top 10 books in the realm of health and fitness -- which I define broadly as the harmony of physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and spiritual needs -- from the past year.

Whatever Speaks: Conversations on Love and Grief with Anis Shivani

Loren Kleinman | Posted 12.10.2016 | Home
Loren Kleinman

For Fu Anis Shivani is the author of several books of fiction, poetry, and criticism, including Anatolia and Other Stories (2009), Against the Worksh...

This Exciting Program Moves Struggling Students to the Head of the Class

NationSwell | Posted 12.10.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

The statistics are troubling. Only about 16 percent of students in Harlem pass the New York State English Language Arts exam. And just 31 percent of children across New York City pass it. But one group is changing that.