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June 27, 2013
The Case for Reading Bad Books
“Life is too short to read bad books” has been a guide principle of my reading life for as long as I ...
The Audiophiles: Our First Audiobooks
The Audiophiles is a regular column in which contributors Rachel S. and Cassandra chat about the latest and greatest audiobooks on ...
Books And Rock & Roll: Seven Books That Rock
Recently I was sent a copy of Pepperland by Barry Wightman, a new book from Running Meter Press, an indie ...
Critical Linking: June 27th, 2013
Noted advertising agency Leo Burnett enlisted the magic of paper artist Helen Musselwhite to help with an ad campaign to promote reading and awareness ...
June 26, 2013
Buy, Borrow, Bypass: June 26, 2013 [Romance Edition]
Should you buy, borrow, or bypass on What the Bride Wore by Jade Lee, The Look of Love by Bella Andre, and Ink by Amanda Sun?
Giveaway: Manage Your Day-to-Day
Getting things done–and getting them done well and efficiently–is no simple feat, and not just because of the distractions offered to ...
Young Adult Literature
The Grisha Trilogy is the Successor to the Harry Potter Throne
I feel like all I hear about are books that are going to be “The Next Gone Girl” or “The ...
Cool Bookish Places
The Oldest Bookstore in the World: The Bertrand Bookstore in Lisbon
We hear a lot about bookstores closing these days: many indies, your neighborhood Barnes & Noble maybe, and, well, every ...
Coloring Outside the Lines: The Diversity Gap in Children’s Literature
Lee & Low Books is a children’s book publisher that specializes in multicultural literature. Since 1991, they have been tracking ...
Young Adult Literature
Five Things You Need to Know About Young Adult Fiction
Young adult fiction has been hot for a while now. Lots of people write or blog about it. Big outlets ...
Critical Linking: June 26th, 2013
Last Friday, an essential exhibit for book lovers and onetime children of all stripes opened at the New York ...
June 25, 2013
Fresh Ink: June 25, 2013
HARDBACK RELEASES The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer (Ecco) 1985. After the death of her beloved twin brother, ...
Riot Recommendation: Stories About the Immigrant Experience
This week’s Riot Recommendation is sponsored by We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo. Darling is only 10 years old, and ...
Cover Face-Off: TELEGRAPH AVENUE by Michael Chabon
Michael Chabon’s latest gets a new look for its paperback release (September 10). Take a peek and holler back: which ...
Reading Pictured: Then and Now
To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark. – Victor ...