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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.


50 of the Best Book Quotes from Our Favorite Books

Reading does more than inform—it inspires. These insightful book quotes from beloved authors can give you a boost when you...


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50 of the Funniest Books of All Time

Get ready to wake up whoever's sleeping next to you. Here are dozens of funny books guaranteed to make you...


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...



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10 Best Gratitude Journals for Better Health and Happiness

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


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.


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...