The Most Impressive Library in Every State
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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.
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.
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.
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...
This Woman’s Love of Books Led Her to Find the Love of Her Life
Where do bibliophiles exchange sweet nothings? To find out, read on!
What Christopher Robin Really Thought of Winnie the Pooh
The boy who inspired A.A. Milne’s enchanting stories grew to hate the silly old bear we all know and love.
See the Real-Life Toys That Inspired Beloved Winnie the Pooh Characters
Though they no longer live in the Hundred Acre Wood, you can get up close and personal with the adorable...
100 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime
If you want to fill your shelves with classic titles and tomes that will open your mind to many worlds...
14 Best Fantasy Books Readers Can’t Put Down
What's the best fantasy book ever written? Here are 14 of the all-time best fantasy novels to immerse you in...
13 Best-Selling Science Fiction Books of All Time
Science fiction fans, unite! If you're a bookworm with an affinity for wormholes (or other space-time warps), the books on...
The Best eReaders Worth Buying Now
Looking to ditch paper, help the environment, and do your reading on a digital device? Here are the best eReaders...
These Are the Books That Were Banned the Decade You Were Born
Are books dangerous? You might be surprised! Check out the masterpieces, bestsellers, and picture books across the decades that got...
30 Funny Examples of Irony in Real Life
The definition of irony: a situation that is strange or funny because things happen in a way that seems the...
23 Funny ‘Harry Potter’ Jokes and Puns Every Muggle Should Know
How many Slytherins does it take to stir a cauldron? These Harry Potter Jokes and Puns are perfect for every...
25 Bestselling Books of the Decade
See if you remember or have read these familiar titles from the last decade.
60 Best Romance Novels of All Time
Here are the absolute best bodice-rippers and page-turners to get your heart racing. Warning: You won't be able to put...