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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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    10 Books That Predicted the Future

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


    These Colorful Pies Look Just Like Your Favorite Book Cover

    This book-loving baker is creating gorgeous pies inspired by her favorite books.


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    15 Punniest Book Titles That’ll Give You a Good Laugh

    If you're looking for a bit of comedic relief, here are a few titles that may make you laugh out...


    100 Children’s Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

    Blossom a love for books and reading early in your child's or grandchild's life, and they'll reap the rewards for...


    33 Middle School Vocabulary Words Adults Still Get Wrong

    Think you have a strong vocabulary? See how many of these common 8th grade reading words you can recognize when...


    Why Are Books Published in Hardcover First?

    Paperbacks are cheaper to produce and buy than hardcover books. So why do you have to wait so long to...


    12 Black-Owned Bookstores to Buy from Today—And Every Day

    Looking to read up on Black history, culture, and racial injustice? Show your support by buying from these Black-owned bookstores.


    13 Books to Read to Your Kids About Race

    Children are always learning, and it's important to have homes and libraries filled with books that talk about the world...

    14 Times Librarians Had the Best Sense of Humor

    Check out these funny signs that prove that even book people, like librarians, can have the best sense of humor.


    What Libraries (and Bookstores) Will Look Like When They Reopen

    Counting the days until you can browse the book aisles again? Here's all the information you need.


    15 Essential Books for Understanding Race Relations in America

    Think you understand racism in America? Think again. The topic is much more complex than you likely realize.


    23 of the Most Beautiful Gardens in America

    Need a breath of fresh air? From cherry blossoms and azaleas to cacti and rock art, these stunning gardens around...


    11 Crazy Overdue Library Books That Were Finally Returned

    You'll never feel bad about returning a book a few days late again.


    The Most Bizarre Things Librarians Have Found in Returned Books

    Is there anything that can't or won't be used to mark someone's place in a library book? According to one...


    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.


    The Most Impressive Library in Every State

    All of these libraries boast unique architectural achievements and grand collections.

    Here’s Why Reading Aloud Is Good for Your Brain

    Reading aloud, even to other adults, yields surprising rewards.


    23 Contemporary Writers You Should Have Read by Now

    In a fair world, these critically acclaimed authors would be rocking the bestseller list.


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    20 True Crime Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

    Turn on the lights and lock the doors before you settle in with one of these terrifying thrillers. These real-life...


    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.


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    The Best 14 Reads From the 2020 Quarantine Book Club

    Social distancing? No problem! Dive into a virtual community of book lovers with these hot picks from the Quarantine Book...

    30 of the Best Audiobooks to Listen to Right Now

    Stuck at home (or somewhere else)? You won't mind so much when you're listening to something terrific.


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    20 Free Things You Can Do Online—That Weren’t Free Before

    Put your wallet away. The Internet is full of free books, free movies, free coupons, and so much more.


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    8 Geniuses Who Made History in Quarantine

    These celebrated people emerged from plague, exile, months of bed rest, or wartime occupation with some seriously incredible work.


    10 Most Downloaded Books from Barnes & Noble Over the Last 10 Days

    So, what's everybody reading while they're hunkered down?


    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.


    The 15 Most Romantic Quotes from Books

    When in love, let your actions speak for themselves—and let the world's most romantic authors and poets help you say...