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Calling all book lovers! From books for kids to books for adults (and everything in between), we’ve got all the inspiration you need when the time is right to start a new novel–or finishing the one that’s been sitting on your shelf.

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Here’s Why Reading Aloud Is Good for Your Brain

Reading aloud, even to other adults, yields surprising rewards.

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11 of the Most Famous Riddles in History

From the Bible to Shakespeare to Harry Potter, these riddles were dreamed up by some of history's most celebrated writers—and...


9 Scientific Explanations for Your Weird Reading Habits

We’re looking at you, page sniffers and back-to-front flippers! What type of reader are you?


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11 Unforgettable Pieces of Life Advice (In Just 6 Words Each)

Let these quick hits of wisdom help you guide your life.


Here’s Why Norway Is the Best Country for Writers

In this Scandinavian nation, authors (and other artists as well!) have it pretty good.

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27 Classic Children’s Book Quotes Every Adult Needs To Hear

"All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."


Quick: How Does This Picture Make You Feel?

“Too often, when people walk into a museum, they secretly think, 
I can’t see the point of this,” says bestselling...


Benefits of Reading: Getting Smart, Thin, Healthy, Happy

A love of reading can protect your brain from Alzheimer’s disease, slash stress levels, encourage positive thinking, and fortify friendships....


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99 Ways to Tell a Story

Aside from my job at Reader’s Digest, I’m taking a class in Narrative Theory and Screenwriting. One of the books