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4 YA Book Trends to Look for in 2015

Lisa Parkin | Posted 10.17.2014 | Books
Lisa Parkin

You'll be happy to know that young adult fiction has some new topics and trends coming atcha in 2015! As a YA book blogger, it's my job (minus the getting paid part) to tell you that the next big book themes of the year will be.

Four Great Ways to Find Indie Books You'll Love

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 10.20.2014 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

"What book will really capture your heart and mind?"

9 Books You'd Recommend to Anyone

| Posted 07.29.2014 | Books

Originally posted on Kirkus. All the books on this week’s list leave you feeling like you’ve been part of a complex, intriguing, memorable worl...

9 New Books Destined To Become Classics

| Posted 07.02.2014 | Books

Originally posted on Kirkus. How soon is too soon to call a recently published book a modern classic? Just because critics praise a new book and re...

11 Must-Read Books You Won't Want To Put Down This Spring

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sloane Tanen | Posted 03.28.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Ready for a some new must-reads? Our books editor has found these gems you won't want to put down. Read more from ...

Woman Authors You Need To Read From Every Genre

Zola Books | Posted 05.20.2014 | Books
Zola Books

We love the #ReadWomen2014 movement, but we find that the female authors and their books recommended often fall into the category of literary fiction.

Ten Books To Survive Downton Abbey Withdrawal

Amy Helmes | Posted 04.22.2014 | Books
Amy Helmes

Dive into these Downton-inspired novels (and their film and TV adaptations), which are guaranteed to keep you elbow-glove deep in aristocratic drama until the Crawleys make their comeback.

Good Weird Hunting

Angela Tung | Posted 04.08.2014 | Books
Angela Tung

Until I was about 9, I didn't really like to read. I preferred picture books and my illustrated children's encyclopedia over "real" books.

10 Books to Provoke Conversation in the New Year

Ralph Nader | Posted 03.02.2014 | Books
Ralph Nader

Years ago books mattered more in provoking change. It is up to readers today not to be overwhelmed by information overload, to be selective and make books matter again.

Your #1 2014 New Year's Resolution? Resolve to Live More Mindfully

Bill George | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
Bill George

Many of us want to be more mindful, but few of us know how. Below I have compiled a sampling of eight exceptional books on mindful living that will help you become a better leader and a more fulfilled human being.

15 Books That Will Help Get You Out Of Your Reading Slump

Posted 12.23.2013 | Books

For lit lovers, the dark times endured between great books can be a drag. What are you supposed to do with your free time, or while waiting for a frie...

Just Another Goodreads Review

Claire Zulkey | Posted 11.06.2013 | Books
Claire Zulkey

I really didn't want to like this book. An enemy recommended it to me and everyone I hate has been raving about it and it's about a topic that's not of interest to me at all so I really thought, This book is not up my alley at all! So of course I read it.

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

Posted 10.10.2013 | Books

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereadin...

10 Books That Changed the Way I See the World

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.18.2013 | Books
Maria Rodale

Of all of Pollan's books, this is my favorite. This "plant's-eye-view of the world" enables you to see nature from the perspective of plants and animals, imagining that perhaps they use us just as much as we use them.

A Book Is Better Than a Box of Chocolates

Ralph Nader | Posted 09.16.2013 | Books
Ralph Nader

Summer is an ideal season for jolting your mind into action by expanding your reading horizons. There are plenty of entertaining choices for your reading pleasure, but the following titles are ones that I have enjoyed.

25 Books You Should Read While You're Single

HowAboutWe | Posted 08.04.2013 | Women
HowAboutWe

One of the great perks of being unattached is the free time -- time that can be spent catching up on all the great reading you've been meaning to do for the last five years. Here's a list of the best choices for those blissfully quiet summer evenings.

What to Give Your Grad This June: A Taste of Reality

Michael Levin | Posted 08.03.2013 | Books
Michael Levin

Parents want two things of their newly-minted college graduate offspring: that they get a job, and that they don't move back home. Here's a short list of books guaranteed to get them off your couch and into the working world.

8 New Picture Books To Pick Up This Month

Posted 04.02.2013 | Parents

Here in the northeast, Spring is finally here which means it's time to clear out the winter cobwebs with picture books! HuffPost blogger Devon Cornea...

Amazon Buys Goodreads

AP | Posted 05.28.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — Amazon.com Inc., the world's biggest online retailer that got its start in bookselling, has agreed to buy book recommendations site G...

9 Quirky Kids' Books That Celebrate Spring

Posted 03.11.2013 | Parents

So what if there are still the odd piles of snow on the ground? HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal is convinced spring is just around the corner, and is r...

6 Adorable, Instant Classic Valentine's Day Storybooks

Posted 02.14.2013 | Parents

HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal hasn’t had the best luck trying to explain the concept of Valentine’s Day to her 5-year-old son. “All he really c...

8 Books To Help Teach Your Kids About Black History Month

Posted 02.03.2013 | Parents

These eight children’s books, recommended by HuffPost Blogger Devon Corneal, are great ways to celebrate Black History Month and President’s Day w...

8 Quirky Books To Read With Kids This Month

Posted 01.12.2013 | Parents

HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal has made exactly one New Year's resolution. "I am only going to read books I like this year. If I don't like a book, I ...

Can Twitter Predict Your Favorite Book?

Posted 01.03.2013 | Books

Can Twitter tell you what books to read next? That's the premise behind BookRx, an online experiment from the Knight Lab, created by Larry Birnbaum, c...

Summer Reading for Urban Leaders

Lee Fisher | Posted 11.18.2012 | Impact
Lee Fisher

It may be a bit harder to get through multiple books now that the summer is ending, but for urban leaders, three recent books are worth reading even after Labor Day. Each offers some provocative insight about what's happening in American cities, why, and what we might do about it.