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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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    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


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    The 50 Worst Words in Fifty Shades of Grey

    There’s been no shortage of media coverage of this erotica-lite trilogy, and frankly, it’s getting a little much. (You can


    13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America

    Audrey Hepburn’s famous flats, 80s power sneakers, make-a-statement Manolos: Here, a well-heeled history of American footwear.


    Cookbook Obsession: Seamus Mullen’s Hero Food

    When rheumatoid arthritis almost caused chef Seamus Mullen to hang up his apron, he turned to food to help him...


    Cookbook Obsession: Martha’s American Food

    To introduce her newest cookbook of all-American recipes, Martha Stewart shares what makes a classic along with a few desserts...


    Baseball’s Best Short Stories

    You needn't even be a sports fan to enjoy these 34 hugely entertaining tales.


    How Carrots Won the Trojan War

    In each chapter, Rupp takes a different vegetable and explores its significance to human beings over the centuries.


    The 20 Best Reads of 2011

    From magazines, newspapers and the Internet, the most unforgettable articles that crossed our editors' desks (or screens) all year.

    RecordSetter Book of World Records

    The weirder records are here.


    The Best Thriller Books of All Time

    What makes a thriller thrilling? Nonstop action, precarious situations, hair-raising suspense, and heroic characters all exemplify the best thrillers on