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    The 20 Best Books by Latinx Authors You’ll Want to Read Right Now

    From memoirs to noir and YA to essays, these books feature fresh perspectives and diverse voices—and you won't be able to put them down!

    25 Graphic Novels Your Kids Will Love Reading

    Picture books get a serious upgrade with these fun and fresh graphic novels that are perfect for kids of all...

    The 25 Best, Most Iconic Short Stories of All Time

    Indisputable proof that good things come in small packages! These powerful short stories will stay with you long after you’ve...

    The Best Books to Give As Graduation Gifts

    We'll always love Oh, the Places You'll Go, but these thoughtful, inspiring graduation gifts will be read and reread, long...

    The 21 Best LGBTQ+ Books to Read Right Now

    From recent releases to upcoming titles, here are the best LGBTQ books you should be adding to your bookshelf ASAP.

    40+ Best Nonfiction Books of All Time to Add to Your Must-Read List

    Looking to read something enlightening, educational, and utterly compelling? These beloved nonfiction books will do the trick!

    50 Best Fiction Books to Read This Year

    Whether you're in the mood for a gritty suspense novel, a lighthearted rom-com, or a thoughtful examination of the human...

    35 Memoirs Everyone Should Read

    These compelling stories are guaranteed to broaden your horizons and make you see the world a little differently.

    25 Best Books by Black Authors You’ll Want to Know About

    These engaging and powerful books will stay with you long after you’ve finished them.

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    50 Best Historical Fiction Books of All Time

    Travel back in time for mystery, romance, drama, and more with these historical fiction masterpieces. No time machine required!

    Why National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman’s Books Are Already Selling Out

    Three books by the "The Hill We Climb" poet are climbing to the top of the bestseller list—and two of...

    50 of the Best Book Quotes from Our Favorite Books

    These books—both new and old, fiction and non-fiction—are packed cover-to-cover with thought-provoking bits of wisdom, wit, and universal truths.

    20 of the Best Books Written by Female Authors

    When it comes to female-authored novels that inspire, encourage, and entertain, consider this collection the tip of the proverbial iceberg.

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    37 Funniest Books of All Time

    Get ready to annoy the people sitting close by and wake up whoever's sleeping next to you. Here are the...

    10 Books That Predicted the Future

    It's almost as if these authors had a crystal ball to peer into...

    The Most Borrowed Books in the History of the New York Public Library

    There are a few classics and some surprises among the most checked out books in the storied library's 125-year history.

    15 International Fiction Books That Will Help You Still Feel Connected with the World

    The books we read can help us connect to the world—even when we're otherwise isolated from it.

    13 Beloved Books That Didn’t Age Well

    Maybe it's time to trade in a few beloved classics for fresh takes on relationships, coming-of-age stories, and children's literature.

    13 Best-Selling Science Fiction Books of All Time

    Science fiction fans, unite! If you're a bookworm with an affinity for wormholes (or other space-time warps), the books on...

    25 Bestselling Books of the Decade

    See if you remember or have read these familiar titles from the last decade.

    The Most Popular Book the Year You Were Born

    So many books, so little time—find your birth year's bestselling title based on Publishers Weekly's list for a suggestion of...

    16 Books You Need to Read to Call Yourself a Book Lover

    It's not just about the classics (although some must-reads made the lists). Being a book lover requires embracing a variety...

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    18 Books That Are Now Hit Movies

    You know that classics like Little Women and To Kill a Mockingbird—and recent blockbuster adaptations like Harry Potter—started as novels....

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    17 of the Best Books to Read as Children (and Adults)

    Twilight and The Lorax aren't the only books meant for younger readers that adults can enjoy too. Our staff selected...

    20 Best Books to Give the Person Who’s Read Everything

    Not sure which read to pick up for your favorite bookworm? These under-the-radar gems are bound to brighten every kind...

    10 Surprising Books Every Teen Should Read Before They Graduate High School

    They’ll read the classics in high school, but those books shouldn’t be their only required reading. Motivate your teen to...

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    The Bestselling Books Behind TV Shows

    Thanks to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, binge-watching television shows has become a favorite pastime for many. What you...

    18 Best Books for Grandparents to Read to Their Grandchildren

    Snuggle up and settle in! There's no greater comfort than being read to by Nana or Gramps. Here are the...