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Best Books 2012

Yet Another Year-End List

Sean Carman | Posted 03.01.2013 | Books
Sean Carman

I don't read enough to claim to know the best books of the year, so this is not a definitive "best of" list. Instead, it names some of the writing (in whatever form) I most enjoyed this year and that might just be sufficiently out of the way to not have appeared on other lists.

10 Books To Add To Your Holiday Reading List!

Posted 12.21.2012 | Teen

Finals are over. Winter break is finally here. The family (bless them) is already driving you crazy. Here's what you need to do, ASAP: put on a comfy ...

A Start-of-the-Winter Post for Book Lovers

Dave Astor | Posted 02.19.2013 | Books
Dave Astor

As autumn ends, hat-covered minds might turn to literature with scenes of Christmas, cold and snow. To cite the title of an Ann Beattie book, we're talking Chilly Scenes of Winter here!

The Los Angeles Public Library's Best Books of 2012

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 02.05.2013 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

Looking for holiday gift ideas for your bookish friends and relatives? Something good to read in the new year? Or are you just as obsessed with those year-end lists as we are?

10 Clever Gift Ideas For Bookworms!

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2012 | Teen

When it comes to buying gifts for a bookworm, the latest New York Times bestseller isn't necessarily the way to go. Instead of guessing on a new novel...

The Best Books Of 2012 So Far

Posted 11.30.2012 | Books

It's awards season in the book world, with the National Book Awards in November and The Nobel Prize in Literature announcement. We figured now was as ...

Top Fantasy Book to Read This Year

Lisa Parkin | Posted 11.20.2012 | Books
Lisa Parkin

I've been waiting for a book like Shadow and Bone for a long time. I just didn't know it. I was bored with the books I was reading -- they were all the same.

The Movies: 10 Must-Read Books Coming This Fall

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 11.14.2012 | Books
Thomas Gladysz

Seen the movies? Now read the books. Here's a guide, ordered by date-of-release, to the big new releases and lesser-known titles which should pique the interest of film buffs and book lovers alike.

49 Hottest Fall Books

Posted 10.18.2012 | Books

Fall 2012 is a book lover's dream, featuring new releases from an overwhelming number of literary heavyweights. The coming election has further compre...

Notes From My (Book)shelf: Week of April 23, 2012

Roxanne Coady | Posted 06.24.2012 | Books
Roxanne Coady

Since there is an astonishing amount of information out there, I thought it might be fun to share with you items I have noticed, learned or was curious about in the past week.