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The 10 Best Books For Grownups In 2014

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 12.21.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Few things make me happier than finding a book that I absolutely love. Once drawn into a book, it's not easy for me to put it down. This year there were many that kept my attention, but these are my ten favorites.

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?"

Character Is Destiny

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.15.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

People often talk about a novel being plot-driven or character-driven. For me, that can be an artificial distinction. For my taste, the best novels -- those that capture me and make me feel sorry the read is coming to an end -- are those driven by both.

Reading for Pleasure

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.07.2013 | Books
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels The New York Times recently published the sort of article that made me snort...

11 Books To Devour On A Long Flight

Posted 05.10.2013 | OWN

Need an addictive read for your next trip? We asked our favorite authors (including Lesley Lokko and Erin Morgenstern) to name one mesmerizing book th...

7 Practices for Finding the Time to Read

Steve Leveen | Posted 03.19.2013 | Books
Steve Leveen

It may seem counter-intuitive, given that we're trying to find more time to read, to first spend time surveying and sampling books. But remember that chefs who wish to prepare a sumptuous feast rise early and go to the farmer's market.

Is Bad TV Threatening Good Books?

| Posted 08.21.2012 | Books

Written for Word & Film by Christine Spines: Can your television set be trusted with two American literature’s most iconic kids? We’d argue tha...

15 Beach Reads Worth Your Time and Money

LearnVest | Posted 09.02.2012 | Women
LearnVest

All of these titles go great with sun and a splash of lemonade.

Lena Dunham Shares Her Favorite Books

The New York Times | Posted 04.19.2012 | Women

What book is on your night stand now? Right now I'm looking right at Mary Gaitskill's "Bad Behavior"; the new Diane Keaton autobiography; "Having I...

Good Books Every Woman Should Read

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 03.29.2012 | Women

Women like books. We know this. We know it from the statistics -- according to an often cited study by the publishing research firm Bowker, women boug...

WATCH: Mind-bending Advertisement For Online Bookseller

Posted 03.12.2012 | Books

Animation studio Buck is known for mind-bending creative work for clients including Google, Honda and the Sundance Festival - so when they turned thei...

What You Were Reading When You Were 13

Zoe Triska | Posted 10.06.2011 | Books

There were quite a few regrettable things we did, thought, adored and listened to when we were 13. We liked Blink-182 (please don't tell anyone), had ...

10 Books You Really Should Have Read In High School

msn.com | Jennifer Worick | Posted 10.02.2011 | Books

High-schoolers often have to slog through classics when they’d rather be hanging out with their friends or doing just about anything else. You might...

8 New Books To Bring To The Beach With You This Weekend

GoLocalProv | Robin Kall, GoLocalProv Books Columnist | Posted 08.29.2011 | Books

The summer reading excitement continues with more of my favorite picks, all of which are available in paperback and are perfect for a delightful day a...

10 Geeky Beach Reads

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Marc Parry | Posted 08.08.2011 | Books

Technology nowadays is supposed to be disruptive—in a good way— so let it disrupt your summer vacation. ...

80,127 Fans in 3 Months: Publisher Finds Success (And Sales) on Facebook

Fauzia Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Fauzia Burke

I have not known one client who has regretted being on Facebook. I sat down with Merle Good, publisher of Good Books, to ask him about the growth of their fans from 0 to 80,127 in less than three months.

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.