Books

Comics for the Cure: Marvel Goes Komen-Pink
Comics for the Cure: Marvel Goes Komen-Pink

Heads up, true believers: A partnership between Marvel Entertainment and Susan G. Komen for the… >>

A Golden Ticket to the House That Wonka Built
A Golden Ticket to the House That Wonka Built

In my earliest days of reading, Roald Dahl's fantastic collection of children's books left a… >>

The Day I Met J.K. Rowling: An Editor's Story
The Day I Met J.K. Rowling: An Editor’s Story

Here at Reader's Digest, we have a long-running feature called "My Most Unforgettable Character."… >>

Top 3 Websites for Grown-Up Story Time
Top 3 Websites for Grown-Up Story Time

When I'm not writing and editing stories at the office, I'm attending readings in every corner of… >>

9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading
9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading

Stuck in the bathroom? Keep one of these fun, fascinating titles on hand. >>

A Drink with Holden: 10 Perfect Book-Cocktail Pairings
A Drink with Holden: 10 Perfect Book-Cocktail Pairings

A small secret: I enjoy a drink with my reading every now and then, but I'm not fancy. After… >>

A Reader's Reminder: Books Still Provide
A Reader’s Reminder: Books Still Provide “Some Kind of Hope”

As a senior editor for Reader’s Digest Select Editions, I read a lot of books. I also read a lot… >>

Must-Read Book: 'Bringing in Finn'
Must-Read Book: ‘Bringing in Finn’

Most births don't make headlines unless the mother is, say, Snooki. But the arrival of Chicago mom… >>

Can't-Miss Book: 'Beautiful Ruins' by Jess Walter
Can’t-Miss Book: ‘Beautiful Ruins’ by Jess Walter

Sometimes a good book is all about balance. It should be accessible, yet challenging. Funny, yet… >>

Where Hope Begins: Teens Gain Strength Through Writing
Where Hope Begins: Teens Gain Strength Through Writing

An interesting thing happens when you take 14 troubled teens and help them write their stories:… >>

Under $20 Guide: The Superman-Wonder Woman Lip-Lock
Under $20 Guide: The Superman-Wonder Woman Lip-Lock

As Entertainment Weekly first reported last week, Superman and Wonder Woman are set to bring new… >>

Encyclopedia Farmica: Read This, Don't Step in That
Encyclopedia Farmica: Read This, Don’t Step in That

For a dose of delight in the closing days of summer, I recommend  Barynard Confidential: An A to… >>

7 Websites For Book Lovers
7 Websites For Book Lovers

This past weekend, friends and I had a long conversation about our latest and greatest reads. I… >>

The Best Damn Book About Politics Ever
The Best Damn Book About Politics Ever

Every now and then a great writer finds his ideal subject. Herman Melville on whaling. F. Scott… >>

Books: The Latest Jeffrey Deaver
Books: The Latest Jeffrey Deaver

Best-selling author Jeffery Deaver (The Bone Collector and others) has come out with the latest… >>

Stuck on a Desert Island with the Best Books Ever
Stuck on a Desert Island with the Best Books Ever

Our staffers played the "desert island" game and came up with our single-favorite great books that… >>

H.P. Lovecraft's Horror Stories, for the Low Price of Free
H.P. Lovecraft’s Horror Stories, for the Low Price of Free

Beloved horror author H.P. Lovecraft wrote no fewer than 63 short stories between 1917 and 1935… >>

Happy Birthday Raymond Chandler
Happy Birthday Raymond Chandler

I’m a big fan of mystery fiction. Police procedurals, detective stories, amateur sleuths… >>

Need To Chill?
Need To Chill?

This won't help you with the Fahrenheit, but if you're like me and you get strung out about… >>

Bring It to the Beach: The Third Gate
Bring It to the Beach: The Third Gate

The Third Gate, by bestselling author Lincoln Child, is an unabashed adventure story, shot through… >>