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19 Books About Friendship to Share with Your Bestie

You won't be able to put down these books about friendship that explore the unbreakable bond we all need in our lives

8 Children’s Nursery Rhymes That Are Actually Racist

Can a catchy little rhyme really be that problematic? Yes—and it’s one way racism was inextricably woven into American life....


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25 Spooky, Silly Halloween Books for Kids

Boo! Read these adorable books with your kiddos to get the whole family in the Halloween spirit.


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...


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...

11 Book Club Books Guaranteed to Get Everyone Talking

These great reads are perfect for sparking discussion, spirited debate, and lively conversation (over wine, obviously.)

10 Beautiful Words That Should Make a Comeback

Listen up, language lovers. Increase your vocabulary with these pretty words that roll off the tongue.


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11 Unforgettable Pieces of Life Advice (In Just 6 Words Each)

Let these quick hits of wisdom help you guide your life.


13 Things Librarians Won’t Tell You (But Every Reader Needs to Know)

Avoid late fees, get the most out of your library card, and find out what's really in those book drops.


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Best College Ever Uses Harry Potter to Teach Philosophy

For this magical college class, grab your laptop—and an ice-cold butterbeer.


8 Simple Ways You Can Instill a Love of Reading in Your Kids

Instilling a love of reading is giving your child a gift—of dreams, imagination, escape, and connection. Here's how our family...


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,...

12 Things Only Full-Fledged Bookworms Will Understand

Forgetting to eat, counting down the days until the next release, having a crush on a fictional character—it's all just...


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10 Inspiring Books Every Teacher Needs to Read

Whether you're a rookie looking for advice or a seasoned educator seeking inspiration, this collection of books will help you...


Can Reading Fiction Actually Make You a Better Person?

Calling all bookworms! This one's for you.


11 Ways the Most Productive People Handle Their Emails

Even though it’s meant as a tool for productivity, email end up as nothing more than a distraction. Productivity expert...


7 Ways That Your Kid Is a Brat—And How Calm Parents Deal With It

Even the most angelic of kids can sometimes be a brat. Here, from the book 'Your Kid's a Brat and...


9 Weird Ways Pencils Changed the World

Why pencils are yellow, who drank graphite-infused wine, Hemingway's pointy little secret to great writing, and more.


11 Early Reading Habits That Make Young Kids Love Books

How parents read to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can have a huge impact on how much they love reading and...

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27 Classic Children’s Book Quotes Every Adult Needs To Hear

"All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."


Benefits of Reading: Getting Smart, Thin, Healthy, Happy

A love of reading can protect your brain from Alzheimer’s disease, slash stress levels, encourage positive thinking, and fortify friendships....