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20 of the Best Books Written by Female Authors

When it comes to female-authored novels that inspire, encourage, and entertain, consider this collection the tip of the proverbial iceberg.


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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...


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The Best Audiobooks for Your Next Family Road Trip

Audiobooks are perfect for passing the time on long car rides. These terrific selections will keep a wide range of...


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16 Surprising Facts About the U.S. Post Office

For starters, did you know that the postmaster general earns more than the vice president.


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You Can Listen to Daniel Radcliffe Read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone—for FREE

Celebrities are reading the first book of the Harry Potter series. Here's how you can listen along.


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...

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.


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.


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20 Books About Racism Everyone Should Read

Most of us have only scratched the surface when it comes to understanding racism in America. These anti-racism books can...


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.


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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...


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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...