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This Is the Best Book of the Year, According to Barnes & Noble and Amazon

Barnes & Noble booksellers and Amazon editors pored through this year's new releases, and both came to the same conclusion: This is the best book of 2023.

22 Christmas Romance Books That Will Put You in the Holiday Spirit

Grab a cup of hot cocoa and read these heartwarming Christmas romance books by the light of the tree


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The Reader’s Digest Book Club: Your New Favorite Book Awaits

Get ready to meet your next favorite author! The "Reader's Digest" Book Club is your trusted friend for stories that’ll...


Here’s How to Read All 70+ Janet Evanovich Books in Order

Prepare to be swept away by the hilarious hijinks and romantic antics in Janet Evanovich's books. Here's how to read...


I’m a Librarian, and These Are the 20 Best Drama Books I’ve Ever Read

From romantic dramas and family sagas to dramatic thrillers and historical epics, these are the librarian-recommended drama books you won't...

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20 Spellbinding Books About Witches That’ll Enchant Adults and Teens Alike

Fall is approaching, and with it comes the urge to read books that give major autumn vibes—like these new and...


12 Books About Grief That Offer Comfort and Healing

If you've experienced a loss (or know someone who has), pick up one of these books about grief, which offer...

10 Must-Read Magical Realism Books for a Touch of Enchantment

Escape into fantastical realities through these standout magical realism books


12 Books to Read After You Finish The Summer I Turned Pretty

From teen coming-of-age stories to adult romances, these are the best books like The Summer I Turned Pretty


11 Best Judy Blume Books for Every Stage of Life

The best stories make us feel seen and safe, no matter what we're dealing with—and the gentle truths found in...


12 Best Books for Men, According to Guys Who Love Reading

We tapped authors and other bookish dudes for recommendations on the best books for men

24 Books to Bring on Vacation, Recommended by Our Favorite Authors

We asked our favorite authors what they're reading this summer. Here are the books they recommend picking up.


25 Greek Mythology Books and Retellings That’ll Take You Back in Time

From graphic novels to historical fiction to teen reads and more, these Greek mythology books appeal to a range of...


How to Read The Summer I Turned Pretty Books in Order

Whether you're a fan of the show or looking for fantastic summer fiction, you need to know how to read...


15 Travel Books That Will Inspire You to See the World

Seeing the sights in person is always best, but experiencing a new place with a travel book is a great...


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Down the Crime-Fiction Rabbit Hole with Iris Yamashita, Author of City Under One Roof

City Under One Roof author Iris Yamashita sat down with the Reader's Digest Book Club to discuss her debut mystery...

49 Best Fiction Books of 2022

No matter what you love to read—gritty suspense novels, lighthearted rom-coms or thoughtful literary fiction—you'll find a favorite among the...


20 Books by Irish Authors to Add to Your Reading List

Don't limit your Irish literature to St. Patrick's Day. These books by Irish authors are worth reading all year long.


The 2023 Newbery Medal Winner Was Just Announced

This historical fiction children's book won the prestigious award.


12 Best Agatha Christie Books Every Mystery Lover Must Read

We studied the clues to sleuth out the best Agatha Christie books for mystery lovers


20 Romance Book Series That Will Make You Swoon

Fall into worlds where love is a given with these swoon-worthy romance book series


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16 Best Fantasy Romance Books That Will Get Your Heart Racing

Get ready to be seduced and swept away to magical lands by these fantasy romance books


26 Best Inspirational Books That Are Sure to Change Your Life

Seeking self-help, personal growth or just a boost of motivation? These inspirational books will guide you to a better future—and...


20 Graphic Novels Teens Can’t Get Enough Of

Graphic novels are loved by all ages, but their increasingly diverse coming-of-age stories make them particularly great for teens


The 25 Best Fantasy Book Series Ever Written

Magical worlds, mythical beasts and fan-favorite characters—you'll find them all in the best fantasy book series of all time

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25 All-Time Best Book Series for Teens

Get sucked into new worlds with these standout book series for teens


I Read 300 Books This Year, and These Are the 15 Best Books of 2023

From a nonfiction shipwreck to a prison dystopia and a remote colony of Jupiter, the best books of 2023 will...


45 Dystopian Books That’ll Change Your Worldview

Pandemics, climate change and ethical dilemmas about technology make these dystopian books feel eerily realistic


The National Book Foundation Announces 2022 National Book Award Winners

Calling all bibliophiles who have been rooting for their favorite books to win big at this year's National Book Awards!


Here’s How to Read the Virgin River Books in Order

Bide your time while waiting for Season 5 to hit Netflix by reading all the Virgin River books in order


How to Read The Witcher Books in Order

Monsters and murder, witches and warlocks! The Witcher Season 3 is coming, but you've still got time to devour all...