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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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Six Parts of the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Story That Were Real

Posted on July 2, 2015 by Vanessa Tait This article is a guest post by Vanessa Tait, author of The Looking Glass House and the great-granddaughter of Alice Liddell, the little girl who inspired Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland. On this Alice’s Day, July 4th, the 150th anniversary of the classic’s release, she reveals six parts of Lewis Carroll’s …

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Current Best Sellers: Week of July 27th

What are book lovers reading this week? Here are the books that broke into the top 15 spots on the New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists since last week. Links and publisher descriptions included below!   Fiction  Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee (all three lists) An historic …

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15 Good Beach Reads That Were Popular Ten Years Ago

Each and every summer, hordes of book lovers set out to find good beach reads to occupy them on vacation. In preparation for a season full of reading, we looked back 10 years to see which beach reads kept us entertained the summer of 2007. The list below features novels that appeared in the top three …

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What Were the Most Popular Books in 2015?

In the battle of top-selling books of 2015, the clear winner is Paula Hawkins for The Girl on the Train. Amazon reported this week that the debut novel was not only its bestselling book this year, but it was also the top Kindle download and the most “wished for” book on its website. …

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Everything You Need to Know About Outlander Season 2

Posted on January 29, 2016 by T.A. Maclagan The #Droughtlander is almost over! Outlander will be returning for season two in April, and we’ve the details on the upcoming season, including cast, plot changes, and the return of some very unexpected characters! As we previously reported, season two will take place …

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