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21 Best Poetry Books of All Time

Discover the best poetry books, from classics to modern masterpieces.

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...


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 30 New Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2022

Because there's always time for another great read, we're rounding up our most-anticipated books of 2022.


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.


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.


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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.

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.


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...



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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...



The Book I Found Under Some Floorboards in My Attic Saved My Soul

One girl thought she'd hit gold. She had no idea how right she was.

10 Gratitude Journals to Help You Get More Zen

These gratitude journals will help you get in touch with the good in your life and find your happiness each...


The Most Binge-Worthy Authors of All Time

There's nothing better than a book you can't put down—except the next one in the series! Better yet, if you...


The One Way Bestsellers Have Changed That You Probably Haven’t Noticed

The language in 
today’s most popular novels is far simpler than it was just a 
few decades ago. Should we...


24 Books Every Mother and Daughter Should Read Together

These fiction and nonfiction reads showcase an eclectic cast of mothers and daughters from past and present. Share the list,...


Can Reading Fiction Actually Make You a Better Person?

Calling all bookworms! This one's for you.


Read Like an NBA All-Star: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Tells Us His 10 Favorite Books

You know him as the NBA's all-time leading scorer, but Abdul-Jabbar, now a bestselling author and Time.com columnist, is also...