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Lena Dunham, George Bush, Bob Hope, and More

If you’re a nonfiction reader, there are a lot of new options for you this fall. Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler has a new memoir out; former president George W. Bush has a new book out about his father, George H.W. Bush; there’s a new biography of comedian Bob …

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The 2015 Printz Award Winner Is Revealed

This morning, the American Library Association announced the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Michael J. Printz Award. The Printz Award is the highest honor for young adult literature — like the Oscars for YA books. Instead of a golden statue, though, Printz recipients receive a shiny gold “P” on their covers. The honored …

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Why “The Girl on the Train” Is the #1 Bestseller of 2015

And the prize for the first big hit book of 2015 goes to… The Girl on the Train. A psychological thriller that went on sale in mid-January, The Girl on the Train has been on bestseller lists since its debut. And now it’s holding steady at the top of The New York Times Bestseller …

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H Is for Hawk Ebook Finally Available in the US

Posted on March 3, 2015 by Lisa DeCanio Already a #1 bestseller in the UK, H Is for Hawk, a memoir about loss and learning to live again, is making its US ebook debut today. Author Helen Macdonald’s memoir begins with the sudden and unexpected loss of her father. Consumed …

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Here’s the Book That Was Searched for More Than the Bible

Posted on March 12, 2015 by Rick Burnes Fifty Shades of Grey. Google released their February 2015 search trends data yesterday. Fifty Shades was the big mover in the U.S., bumping The Holy Bible out of the top spot. (The Bible was the most searched-for book every month of 2014.) Other trending …

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Is Tidiness Worth It? A New Bestseller Weighs In.

Posted on March 13, 2015 by Rick Burnes We all know reading is life-changing magic. But cleaning, too? That’s the argument that Marie Kondo makes in her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.The book is on the top of the Amazon, New York Times, and USA Today bestseller lists. Readers …

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6 Questions for ‘Longest Ride’ Author Nicholas Sparks

Posted on May 7, 2015 by Rick Burnes The Notebook, A Bend in the Road, The Best of Me, Save Haven — we could go on and on, but you get the idea: Nicholas Sparks is the author of many of today’s most popular love stories. One of these bestsellers, The Longest Ride, was recently …

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13 Books Everybody Will Be Talking About This Summer

The weeks are heating up and Memorial Day’s come and gone, which means there’s finally time to take a vacation and settle down with a good book. We rounded up over a dozen of the books sure to be on everyone’s mind this summer and listed them below alongside their publishers’ description. …

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These Are Summer’s Hottest Novels (So Far)

Summer reading season is officially underway, and book lovers everywhere are on a mission to devour as many books as possible over these next few months. So what are bibliophiles reading right now? We turned to the New York Times’ Combined Print & E-book Fiction Bestseller List for inspiration. The following novels …

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