Books | Books

Quentin Tarantino's Examination Of Hollywood Legends Is Now A Book

Famed director Quentin Tarantino entertains and offers some surprisingly intimate and unguarded commentary on his love of movies.

Books | Books I Recommend

Managing For Accountability: A Business Leader's Toolbox

Veteran management consultant and HR expert Dr. Lynne Curry provides business owners, leaders, and managers a complete roadmap for creating accountability in the workplace.Managing for Accountability: A Business Leader’s T

Miscellaneous | Guy Stuff

The 5 Best James Bond Books

Some of Ian Fleming's Bond novels are a cut above the rest. Here the 5 best; all the stories are fairly self-contained and can be picked up out of order.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Novel Will Explore Cliff Backstory

Quentin Tarantino says his new book, a novelization of "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood" will include Cliff Booth's backstory.

Books | Books

The Best Romance Novels of 2021 (So Far)

We round up the best romance novels of 2021 so far, including new titles from Kate Clayborn and Rosie Danan, plus YA author Rachel Lynn Solomon’s adult rom-com debut.

Music | Music

The Curious War Between Punks and Ronald Reagan

A new book on American punk paints the movement as the last gasp of left-wing cultural resistance in the 1980s.

News | News

6 Dr. Seuss books won’t be published for racist images

BOSTON (AP) — Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the...

Music | Music

Paul McCartney announces career spanning biography 'The Lyrics' through 154 of his songs

Paul McCartney has announced a career spanning book about his life through 154 songs from his back catalogue.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Brenda's Beaver Needs a Barber - Famadillo.com

Yes, Brenda's Beaver Needs a Barber is a real book.  Brenda's Beaver Needs a Barber is the fun story about a woman and her beaver. Nothing more. Please

Entertainment | Entertainment

Inside the original Rat Pack and its members' Las Vegas legacy

How the original members of the Rat Pack — Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford — helped create the myth of Las Vegas, before they were destroyed by Joe Kennedy.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Quentin Tarantino is Releasing a 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' Novel

Arguably one of the most iconic directors of the last fifty years has just signed a two-book deal with HarperCollins. Quentin Tarantino’s love letter to the golden age of cinema Once Upon A Time In Hollywood will hit bookshelves next summer before another

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Sticking My Neck Out & Asking You To Say What You Want In This Book - Workplace Coach Blog

A how to guide for managing for accountability

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Apple Offers Free Books and Audiobooks to Users in U.S. for Limited Time Only

Apple Books today sent out a push notification highlighting free books and audiobooks available to users for a limited time only. This appears to be...

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Most-Anticipated Upcoming Book Releases | Booklist Queen

Take a look ahead at all the upcoming book releases for 2020. Find out what the most-anticipated upcoming book releases are in the coming months.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Workplace Bullying: a resource from a workplace coach - Workplace Coach Blog

A new review of Beating the Workplace Bully by a publisher, editor and author: https://bit.ly/39gDz2L BLOG, BOOK REVIEWS BOOK REVIEW: BEATING THE WORKPLACE BULLY: A TACTICAL GUIDE TO TAKING CHARGE BY LYNNE CURRY PH.D. by fromthefrontporch At one point or

Books | Books

The Best Beach Reads of Summer 2020 (Whether or Not You're Going to the Beach)

Even if you’re not going on a beach vacation this summer, transport yourself with one of these summery books.

News | News

City Lights bookstore reopens its doors today after facing permanent closure

One of the most-loved and celebrated bookstores in America has reopened its doors for in-store business today after teetering on the brink of permanent closure.

News | News

Alaska school board removes 'The Great Gatsby,' other famous books from curriculum for 'controversial' content

"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," "Catch-22," "The Things They Carried," "The Great Gatsby" and "Invisible Man" were removed by Alaska's Mat-Su Borough School District.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

We’ll Take ‘Alex Trebek’s New Memoir Will Make Us Sob’ for $1,600

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek will released a memoir called The Answer Is…: Reflections on My Life in July.

Books | Books

This App Lets You Download Free E-Books, Magazines, Comic Books, and Audiobooks From Your Library

With the Libby app, you can access your local library's collection of e-books and audiobooks for free without leaving home.

Books | Books

Amazing Things Found in Old Books | Mental Floss

From George Washington's hair to a winning lotto ticket, surprises abound between the pages of vintage books.

Politics | PC Culture

Barnes & Noble Cancels Plan To Offer ‘Diversity’ Editions Of Classic Novels After Woke Backlash

America’s largest brick and mortar bookseller, Barnes & Noble, has canceled a plan to offer “diversity” editions of classic novels like “The Wizard of Oz” and “Romeo and Juliet” after a backlash from progressi

Travel | Travel

Anthony Bourdain Travel Guide Will Go on Sale in October 2020

Coauthored by Bourdain’s longtime assistant Laurie Woolever, “World Travel: An Irreverent Guide” will be published by Ecco this fall.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Resolved to Read More? Try This Simple Hack

Your social media addiction could actually be the key to making a serious dent in your 2020 reading list.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Indie booksellers create community to survive the age of Amazon

The holiday season is the busiest time of year for many retailers, including the country's 2,500 independent bookstores, which, despite Amazon's growing dominance, are flourishing.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Steinsaltz Biography of the Rebbe a Hebrew-Language Best-Seller

The Steinsaltz Center in Jerusalem, the umbrella institution for the activities of Rabbi Adin Even-Israel (Steinsaltz), is a hub of publishing and disseminating Torah in multiple languages, especially Hebrew and English.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Reclaiming the term ‘Zionism’

Ryvchin: 'It is vital that our young people understand the story of Zionism, which is not only inspiring, but is inextricably linked to every phase of Jewish history'.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Best Children’s Libraries in the USA

From special kids programming to incredible sculptures, these libraries make sure kids get a whole lot more than story time.

Books | Books

Why Little Women Still Matters, More Than 150 Years Later | Mental Floss

Louisa May Alcott's 'Little Women' has been adapted more than two dozen times, for film and television but also for the stage, as an opera, and as a Japanese anime series. This year, it will get another update courtesy of Greta Gerwig. What makes the tale

News | Interesting Stuff

Reading Makes People Feel Happier and Smarter, According to New Poll | Mental Floss

Reading even just 15 pages a day can make people feel happier, smarter, and more relaxed. Who can argue with that?

Books | Books

Silent Book Clubs Offer Introverts A Space To Socialize : NPR

When the bell rings, it's reading time. At over 70 chapters around the world, people gather at Silent Book Clubs to read whatever they like, as long as it's in silence.

News | News

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the b

Books | Books

The Secret Power of the Children’s Picture Book - WSJ

Even infants get profound cognitive and behavioral benefits from sharing a vivid story

Entertainment | Entertainment

Why does Stephen King hate Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining so much?

The trailer for Doctor Sleep, a film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining sequel, is a treat for horror enthusiasts.

Books | Books

The Mental Floss Summer Reading List: 27 Books to Read in Summer 2019

Nothing completes a lazy summer day in the sun or week spent on the beach quite like a great book—and whether you’re into true crime, classics, or history, we’ve got recommendations for every kind of bibliophile.

Miscellaneous | I Like This

6 Benefits of Reading Every Day | Mental Floss

Committing part of everyday to reading printed books can make you a smarter, kinder, more relaxed individual—and the positive effects can be felt at any age.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Award-Winning Kids Books Every Kid Should Read

These award-winning children's books are the best kids books for anyone looking for the perfect summer reading list.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Harry Potter author JK Rowling to release four new books next month | The Independent

JK Rowling is to release four brand new stories associated with the wizarding world of Harry Potter over 20 years after the first novel was published. The series of short e-books, set to explore the “traditional folklore and magic at the heart of the seri

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Herman Wouk’s Calling Card | Jewish Week

What ‘This Is My God’ meant to traditional Jews in mid-century America.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Why Herman Wouk’s ‘War’ Novels Deserve Remembrance Today

The best way to remember—or discover—the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Herman Wouk may be his World War II epics.

Family & Parenting | Kids

This Utah Elementary School Has a Book Vending Machine to Foster a Love of Reading

Granger Elementary in West Valley City, Utah, just installed a vending machine that dispenses books instead of potato chips.

Travel | Israeli Culture

Arizona IDF reservist releases new thriller about terrorism | JN Blog

Last summer, Dan Gordon, an IDF reservist from Arizona, was a guest blogger for Jewish News, sharing about what life was like along Israel's Gaza border during last summer's conflict. We just received word from him this week that he is headed back to Isra

Books | Books

Elsa Schiaparelli and the Surrealists -

A new biography documents the exchange between art and fashion Read More

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The 20 Best New Fiction Books You Need to Add to Your Summer Reading List

We found the best fiction books of 2019, ranging from historical fiction to romance, fantasy, and even creepy thrillers and mystery. No matter what fiction books you like best, there's a hot new read for every taste on this list.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Confronting antisemitism and Israel hatred: Kay Wilson's book: a very important read

Kay Wilson is the British Israeli tour guide who, in 2010, miraculously survived a brutal machete attack by two sadistic Palestinian te...

Books | Books

Joni Mitchell to Release Book of Lyrics, Poetry, and Paintings | Pitchfork

Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings compiles unreleased works by Mitchell from 1971

Travel | Travel

15 Places You Can Visit Where Famous Works Were Written | Mental Floss

Authors have written in all sorts of locations, and literature lovers today can still visit many of these sources of inspiration.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Can't Afford an MBA? Read These 6 Books to Educate Yourself Instead

An MBA is an extended and expensive networking opportunity but not the only way to educate yourself about business.

Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

These Vintage Disneyland Photos Will Let You See the Park Through Walt's Eyes | Travel Leisure

You can’t build a time machine to visit Disneyland’s opening day, but "Walt Disney’s Disneyland," the new Taschen book by Chris Nichols, details

Books | Books

The best recent crime novels – review roundup | Books | The Guardian

Newcomer by Keigo Higashino, Still Lives by Maria Hummel, The Stranger Diaries by Ellie Griffiths, A House of Ghosts by WC Ryan, Five Days of Fog by Anna Freeman and The Long Shadow be Celia Fremlin

History | History

History Comes to Life Through Beautiful Colorized Photographs

"The Paper Time Machine" is a book that pulls together 124 colorized historic photos by Jordan Lloyd of Dynamichrome and Wolfgang Wold of Retronaut.

Books | Books

No, you probably don’t have a book in you | The Outline

A literary agent on why your good story isn’t likely to be a bestseller.

Books | Books

5 Weird 1960s Covers for Classic Novels | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Exploring Mexico through Graciela Iturbide’s lens

Though it’s fewer than 100 pages and can be read in an afternoon, Photographic is a fabulous introduction to Iturbide’s work because it considers the breadth of her career, not just her work in Juchitán.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

'Game of Thrones': 17 biggest changes from books to TV

The first and most vital change showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff made to George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire saga?

Books | Books

Exclusive excerpt: Stephen King's The Outsider gets a chilling first look | EW.com

With the mystery surrounding the gruesome murder of an 11-year-old boy, Stephen King's new novel 'The Outsider' is poised to be the summer's spookiest read

News | News

Tom Wolfe, New York and New Journalism Legend, Dies at 88

In a city of people who wear black, the man in the white suit.

Books | Books

10 books to read if you love 'Westworld'

Robots, westerns, and meditations on the concept of humanity abound

Books | Books

How to read poetry like a professor | Books | The Guardian

Thomas Foster, an ex-literature professor and author, explains how to get the most out of poems while avoiding intimidation

Science & Technology | Tech

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Called "Talk to Books," the AI-powered utility will scan every sentence in 100,000 books in half a second.

Books | Books

Five brilliant bedtime books that fathers will love reading to their children

Jay Jay Burridge is a former BBC children’s TV presenter and the author of The World of Supersaurs, a six-book series.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

A Prisoner Got a Book Deal. Now the State Wants Him to Pay for His Imprisonment.

Curtis Dawkins, a fiction writer who is serving a life sentence for murder in Michigan, says his children shouldn’t have to pay for his sins.

Music | Music

HarperAudio Goes Retro with New Vinyl Audiobook Series

Following successful vinyl record releases by Amy Poehler and others, HarperAudio plans to produce a series of spoken word vinyl audiobook titles (with accompanying digital editions) in 2018.

Music | Arts & Culture

When the book on the shelf speaks to you

I’ve always been a big fan of the library. One of my favorite things to do is to have a quiet hour or so by myself at the library to be able to walk through the aisles  and scan the books to …

Books | Books

Lady Bird Director Greta Gerwig’s 10 Favorite Books

Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig shares her ten favorite books including works by George Eliot, Virginia Woolf, Joan Didion, and more.

Books | Books

These Kids’ Books Are Written By Kids From Around The World

Rakonto is teaching kids critical thinking skills by making them the authors of their own children’s books.

Books | Books

Fantastic books for the teens, toddlers and kids in between on your list - LA Times

Fantastic books to give to the young people — from teens to toddlers — on your list, including titles by John Green, Cassandra Clare and Angie Thomas and the new board book, 'Newtonian Physics for Babies'

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

Philip Norman: Confessions of a rock’n’roll biographer | British GQ

Philip Norman has wrestled with icons, egos and artists (not to mention their widows) to reveal the untold tales of Britain's musical takeover.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best Bookstores for Kids in the U.S.

Here are the top 50 bookstores for kids in the country.

Books | Books

22 Classic Novels That Won't Bore You To Death

Fifty Shades versus the book she told you not to worry about.

News | News

Hillary Clinton: Amazon deletes negative book reviews

Amazon was on the defensive end this week after receiving criticism for deleting negative reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book.

Books | Books

How the Rise of Paperback Books Turned To Kill a Mockingbird Into a Literary Classic

If you read Harper Lee's novel in school, it wasn't entirely because of the book's stellar literary value (though it has that, too).

Books | Books

8 fantasy novels to read while you wait for the next season of Game of Thrones

The latest season of Game of Thrones is coming to an end this weekend, which means that you’re going to need to get your epic fantasy fix somewhere else, possibly until 2019. You could go back and...

Books | Books

Badass Music Books to Take to the Beach

These books delve in creative and crazy music experiences from four decades.

Books | Books

Professional romance novelists can write 3,000 words a day. Here’s how they do it

Writing is not a sexy business. It's not a rare butterfly that floats down and gently kisses you on the nose with a brilliant idea that conjures a hurricane of cash. It's frustrating, and it's lonely, and for most people, it doesn't pay. But one genre con

Books | Books

The Best Reviewed Books of 2017 (So Far) | Literary Hub

With the year more than half way through, we at Book Marks thought we'd take a look back at the titles that garnered the strongest reviews since January 1st

Books | Books

The best recent crime novels – review roundup | Books | The Guardian

Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips; The Night Visitor by Lucy Atkins; Strange Magic by Syd Moore; Love Like Blood by Mark Billingham; Block 46 by Johana Gustawsson

Books | Books

23 Books Guaranteed To Give You That Summer Feeling

"The locations alone make you want to pack up and travel all summer long."

Books | Books

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read | Inc.com

If you only stick to business books and biographies, you're not learning as much as you could.

Books | Books

How real books have trumped ebooks | Books | The Guardian

The digital revolution was expected to kill traditional publishing. But print books are ever more beautifully designed and lovingly cherished

Books | Books

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.

Books | Books

The 20 best audiobooks of all time

Following the announcement that sales have doubled in the past five years, Carole Mansur picks the 20 best audiobooks of all time

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Books That Help Kids Know and Love Themselves | Brightly

We want our kids to know their strengths and understand their uniqueness and embrace both. These books can help kids know and love all of who they are.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Little Free Library: Neighborhood Book Exchange

The big idea behind the Little libraries is encouraging neighborhood interaction by sharing resources.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Podcast #289: The Revenge of Analog | The Art of Manliness

“Software is eating the world,” or so we’re told. Products that once took up physical space can be contained in our smartphones and held in the palms of our hands. Instead of having a record collection, now we can stream any music any where

Entertainment | Mad Men

The Impeccable Design of "Mad Men" Gets The Requisite Taschen Spotlight

Creator Matt Weiner pulls back the curtain on the making of the seminal TV series in this high-end two-volume book set.

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

Book Publishers Are Printing More #@$% Than Ever - WSJ

Expletive-laden book titles, some with strategically placed asterisks, are proliferating in cookbooks, memoirs, self-help guides, even coloring books for grown-ups—presenting challenges for bookstores and reviewers.

Books | Books

1984 on Amazon Best Seller List After Donald Trump Inauguration | Fortune.com

The George Orwell novel is enjoying newfound popularity since Donald Trump's inauguration

Books | Books

The 13 best novels of 2016

2016 will go down in history as a year that changed America’s political landscape forever. And it gave us books that grapple with that changing landscape, fiercely and provocatively; books that delve deeply into the American identity and change the way we see it.

Books | Books

These are the top 100 books of the year, according to Google

Google ranked the top books and graphic novels of the year, based on their popularity in the Google Play store.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Gilmore Girls Revival: Books to Read After Watching - Motto

Here are the best books — from Toni Morrison to Amy Tan — to read after binge-watching Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life on Netflix.

Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

Words in your ears: the 10 best books podcasts | Books | The Guardian

A bookseller and writer chooses his favourite audio options for those occasions when actually reading a book would be ill-advised

Advice & Self-Help | Dr. Eleanor's Books & Audios

Cosmic Secrets: A Key to Self Discover (Beyond Human Design)

Consciousness is a state of being that we often take for granted. But true consciousness—and all the multidimensionality that comes with it—is the key to unlocking a deeper and more meaningful relationship with our own personalities.

Advice & Self-Help | Dr. Eleanor's Books & Audios

Astrology Essentials: Understanding Charts (Beyond Human Design)

Activate the knowledge deep inside of you and learn how to chart your future with Astrology Essentials, a user-friendly guide from author Eleanor Haspel-Portner, PhD.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How Does That Make You Feel?: True Confessions from Both Sides of the Therapy Couch

How Does That Make You Feel?: True Confessions from Both Sides of the Therapy Couch [Sherry Amatenstein] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. How Does That Make You Feel? obliterates the boundaries between the shrink and the on

Books | Books

JK Rowling is giving us three new books set in Harry Potter world

When Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was released, a small but hilarious subset of fans reacted with fury when they discovered that the “

Books | Books

‘Harry Potter’ is back — and so is the bookstore hoopla we haven’t seen since 2007 - The Washington Post

The original cohort of readers has grown up. And the last time a Potter book came out, the Kindle didn't even exist. Can retailers still score a big hit in a new era?

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

50 books every kid should read by age 12

The list includes “The Cat in the Hat” and “The Hunger Games, Book 1”; “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” and “I Am Malala”

Books | Books

New Data Analysis Suggests Only Six Book Plots Exist

Everyone who secretly thought that all novels have the same plot can feel vindicated by new research supporting that suspicion. Sort of.

Books | Books

Pack These Pages: Three Must-Reads For Summer

Harriet Logan, owner of Loganberry Books in Shaker Heights, Ohio, recommends a graphic novel about trash, a George Eliot classic and a children's book about a bear pianist.

Books | Books

9 Books That Let You Travel Abroad (Without Leaving Home)

“A promising debut that’s awake to emotional, political, and cultural tensions across time and continents.”

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

2016's Best Books for Entrepreneurs (So Far)

A selection of newly-published books to help you become more successful in life and in business.

Business & Finance | Marketing

10 Classic Copywriting Books for Results-Driven Content Marketers - Copyblogger

Demian Farnworth recommends 10 classic copywriting book that will help modern, results-driven content marketers absorb vital copywriting mechanics.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

25 Books for Success, the Rest of the List

Reading about and applying techniques and success strategies are the best ways to discover and stay focused on your life's journey.

Family & Parenting | Kids

A Parent’s Ultimate Guide to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Are you mad for Harry? We went to the brand new Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood and scoped out every tip and trick that will make your family visit magical.

Music | Music

Prince Announces Memoir: 1st original book scheduled for release autumn 2017

Prince has announced that he is writing a memoir. The currently untitled book is scheduled for release in fall 2017 via Spiegel & Grau (a Random House imprint). It will be Prince's first original book.

Books | Books

33 1/3 essential books that rock

Stories of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll: These are the basic elements of a rock book. Make the band the Rolling Stones and you get "Life" by Keith Richards (2010), a memoir notable not just because the legendary guitarist lived through all those

Books | Books

J.K. Rowling sets the record straight on the 8th 'Harry Potter' book

J.K. Rowling has taken to Twitter to field questions about the eighth "Harry Potter" book.

History | History

44 books on 44 presidents: Hitting the wall with Martin Van Buren

In which our brave reader nearly loses his damn mind reading about the eighth president of the United States.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

The Harry Potter Franchise May Be On The Verge Of a Major Comeback

It may have been five years since the last Harry Potter movie, but the wizarding world could come to dominate the box office again in the near future.

Books | Books

'Harry Potter' Fans Rejoice: Four New Wizarding Schools Have Been Revealed By J.K. Rowling

If you’re a Harry Potter fan and you don’t follow the Pottermore Twitter account, you’re doing yourself a disservice. To kick off Universal Orlando’s “Celebration of Harry Potter” three day event down in Florida, Harry Potter actress Evanna Ly

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

27 Books Parents Should Read To Their Kids Before They Grow Up

Get ready to read down memory lane...

Family & Parenting | Parenting

The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups (book review)

A new book by Dr. Leonard Sax explains how American parents have forgotten to do the most important job in the world -- raising capable, conscientious, disciplined children who will become valuable members of society.

Business & Finance | Business

Is Amazon's First Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore the Future of Retail?

The online retail giant opened its first physical bookstore this past November, and the rest of the retail world should be paying attention.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The one Bowie book you need to read (and two you don't)

David Bowie loved books, but he had no interest in other people writing books about him.

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Bucket o'Blood :: Books & Records :: Buy, Sell, Trade. Chicago

We buy, sell, and trade used books and records. Specializing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, literary fiction, popular science, creative non-fiction and biographies

Miscellaneous | Truth

Brave Girl : Jen Hatmaker : RightNow Media

What girl doesn't want to have it all together? Whether popular, not-so-popular, quirky, cool, or anywhere in between, every teen girl wants to love, be loved, and find acceptance and meaning in the world around her. Often feeling alone and insecure,

Miscellaneous | Resources DrEleanor Uses

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014 | Greatist

We found these titles released in the last year inspirational, profound, informative, and straight-up fun!

Books | Books

One super sleuth 'Harry Potter' fan just worked out why Hedwig had to die

One Harry Potter fan on Tumblr just came up with a theory that perfectly explains Hedwig's death.

Books | Books

The first thing that Snape says to Harry Potter has much more meaning than we thought

Snape's first words to Harry Potter are actually a cryptic message about his mother, Lily.

Books | Books

10 Books For Adults That Are Just As Magical As The Harry Potter Series | Bustle

Growing up with the Harry Potter series was a magical thing. So much so that many of us are already planning on reading them to our own kids, because everyone deserves that magical experience. But when you grow up with a series of books as amazingly life-

Politics | Op-Ed

Bill O’Reilly makes a mess of history - The Washington Post

The truth has already caught up with him. Were the lungs the seat of wisdom, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly would be wise, but they are not and he is not. So it is not astonishing that he is doubling down on his wager that the truth cannot catch up with him. It has, however, already done so.

Politics | POLITICS

Bill O’Reilly slanders Ronald Reagan - The Washington Post

The Fox News host’s book “Killing Reagan” is nonsensical history. Donald Trump is just one symptom of today’s cultural pathology of self-validating vehemence with blustery certitudes substituting for evidence. Another is the fact that the book atop the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list is a tissue of unsubstantiated assertions.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Here’s a First Look at ‘Harry Potter’ Prequel ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

The early preview comes courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, whose new issue features star Eddie Redmayne in the cloak and three-piece wool suit that, with any luck, will become as iconic as Harry Potter’s Hogwarts robes. In Rowling’s more narrative adap

Books | Books

What Bill O’Reilly’s new book on Ronald Reagan gets wrong about Ronald Reagan - The Washington Post

Bad sources and old misconceptions persist in "Killing Reagan"

Books | Books

Harry Potter echoes in new books by Rainbow Rowell and Patrick Ness

We live in a post-"Star Trek" world, a post-"Star Wars" world, a post-"The Lord of the Rings" world, with these tales echoing throughout our current pop culture climate. It was only a matter of time before "Harry Potter&