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Chick Lit? Women's Literature? Why Not Just ... Literature?

Diane Meier | Posted 09.27.2011 | Books
Diane Meier

My early reviews were gratifying and the consumer reviews from the Amazon Vine readers were all five star. Except one: "My Chick Lit Loving Wife Hated This Book," read the headline.

Beach Reading: This Summer's Hottest Page-Turners (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Wondering what to bring to the beach this summer? CBS's Early Show had a list this morning of some of the summer's hottest page-turners. Though their ...

Summer Reading: 18 Great Beach Reads

EW | Tina Jordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

New titles just in time to tote to the beach from Sebastian Junger, Stieg Larsson, Stephenie Meyer, and more...

Summer Reading: Indie Booksellers Pick 15 Great New Beach Reads (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Lists of the best summer beach reads abound at this time of year and independent booksellers are some of the most trustworthy sources when it comes to...

Summer Reading: Independent Booksellers Share Their Top Picks For Summer Reading

NPR | Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This summer's rays of literary sunshine come from 15 authors whose topics range from loaves of bread to small-town life in the Texas Hill Country. The...

Barnes & Noble Giving Away Free Bestselling Beach Reads For eBook Users

The New York Times | ROY FURCHGOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If you don't mind risking sand in your electronics, this summer you'll have plenty of opportunities to do your beach reading on your phone, computer o...

Summer Reading List With a Twist

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kenneth C. Davis

some of my favorite history books --recent and not-so recent--that may help you keep cool by taking you down to the water.