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Royal Wedding Primer: 7 Enlightening British Books (PHOTOS)

(57) Comments | Posted April 18, 2011 | 8:24 AM

Can't tell a Duchess from a dustman? A banger from a biscuit? With the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton just two weeks away, it's a good thing blogger Amy Dawson contributed the following book list to Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations to help you...

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Read Across America: 11 Obscure Titles For Adventurous Book Clubs

(13) Comments | Posted March 2, 2011 | 8:02 AM

Looking for your book club's next read? Don't waste your time with the hottest new titles -- half your club has already read 'em. Instead, try these 11 suggestions from Brad Bigelow, editor of The Neglected Book Page.

And if these 11 books aren't for you, try...

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Things Could Be Worse: 12 Dystopian Novels

(569) Comments | Posted February 24, 2011 | 7:38 AM

Dozens of states on the brink of bankruptcy. Congress in upheaval. Half a dozen countries in the Middle East on the brink of revolution and unemployment stuck at about 9%.

Nonetheless, if you think things are bad in our reality, take a look at these 12 dystopian novels pulled...

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7 Books That'll Make Excellent Holiday Gifts

(15) Comments | Posted December 14, 2010 | 4:05 PM

I run Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations -- a site of 400+ themed lists of book recommendations -- so a lot of my friends and family come to me this time of year looking for gift recommendations.

The seven books below are books that, in my opinion, are...

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Stephen King: 9 Must-Reads From 'Flashlight Worthy' (PHOTOS)

(27) Comments | Posted November 9, 2010 | 7:25 AM

Stephen King has a new book of four novellas out today -- Full Dark, No Stars -- and I'm happy to say they're quite good.

For the thorough King readers out there, the slideshow below includes every book of short stories and novellas he's ever written. For...

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Halloween Books: 6 'Flashlight Worthy' Mysteries Set On Halloween Night (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2010 | 10:30 AM

Hopefully you'll spend Sunday night out with your wee ghosts and goblins... or at your front door handing out treats. But if you're in the mood to turn out the lights and hide from the trick-or-treaters, then I recommend breaking out a flashlight and reading one of these 6 Halloween-themed...

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Halloween Books: 7 'Flashlight Worthy' Novels Featuring Spooky Houses (PHOTOS)

(17) Comments | Posted October 25, 2010 | 8:40 AM

Here at Flashlight Worthy Headquarters we've sifted through our dusty archives of 404 lists of book recommendations for some Halloween-appropriate book lists. The first that reared its spooky head is this list of Books Set in Creepy Houses.

Anna Claire Vollers, who wrote the...

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11 Zombie-Free Flashlight Worthy Novels to Help You Survive the Apocalypse (PHOTOS)

(77) Comments | Posted October 9, 2010 | 9:37 AM

I recently read the gentlest, most thoughtful post-apocalyptic novel I've ever read. It's about how our lives would change if we simply... ran out of oil. No zombies and no comets. No earthquakes and no viruses... just not enough oil to make our country go. It's called World...

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Banned Books Week: 10 'Flashlight Worthy' Books People Most Want Banned (PHOTOS)

(757) Comments | Posted September 27, 2010 | 5:30 AM

My website, Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations -- a website of 396 original lists of book recommendations -- is proud to support the 29th Annual Banned Books Week by bringing you this list of the 10 most "challenged" books of 2009.

What does "challenged" mean? It means someone...

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Oprah's Book Club: Her 8 Most 'Flashlight Worthy' Recommendations (PHOTOS)

(35) Comments | Posted September 18, 2010 | 7:45 AM

Here at Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations -- a website of hundreds of lists of the very best books -- we're going to miss Oprah. Over the last 14 years she's not not only encouraged people to read -- but to read good books. Great books, even.

But...

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9/11: 'Flashlight Worthy' Recommends 9 Unforgettable Books About September 11 (PHOTOS)

(168) Comments | Posted September 10, 2010 | 7:45 AM

When I started Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations -- a website full of hundreds of lists of great books -- I thought to myself "This will be fun! Book Club Recommendations and Beach Reads."

Little did I realize how eager people would be to...

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6 'Flashlight Worthy' Novels That Will Take You Back to Campus (PHOTOS)

(43) Comments | Posted September 4, 2010 | 7:05 AM

One of the great things about running Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations -- a website full of hundreds of lists of great books -- is the new way in which we see the calendar.

For example, until we started the site, we viewed late August as a time for...

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6 'Flashlight Worthy' Children's Books to Read After You Finish Mockingjay (PHOTOS)

(40) Comments | Posted August 19, 2010 | 6:43 PM

In running Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations we're about as expert as they come when it comes to recommending books. For you? We recommend a book we're confident will keep you up long past your bedtime. We'll give you some hints:

It's the third in a massively successful...

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9 'Flashlight Worthy' Books About Friend-Fatales (PHOTOS)

(6) Comments | Posted August 19, 2010 | 7:24 AM

One of the great things about running Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations -- a website dedicated to recommending great books by theme -- is the new way in which you see books.

Out the window go the standard genres: Goodbye, Fiction. Sayonara, Biography. Nice to know you, How-To......

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6 'Flashlight Worthy' Books About Natural Disasters And Why You Should Read Them (PHOTOS)

(21) Comments | Posted July 29, 2010 | 7:14 AM

We started Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations -- a website filled with hundreds of topical lists of great reads -- to help people find the next book that was going to keep them up way past their bedtime. Little did we know that not only the high quality of...

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