Best SF and fantasy of December

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of December: Our Top 5 Picks

When the days are short and the nights are long, one's thoughts turn to larger questions about the future, the possibility of destiny, and our place in the universe. In other words, it's the perfect time to start a new science fiction or fantasy book. (Of course, it's ALWAYS a...

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Celebrity Picks: Ina Garten's Favorite Reads of 2016

Cookbook maven Ina Garten's top three reads of this year and why she chose them.

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Celebrity Picks: Mario Batali's Favorite Reads of 2016

The beloved orange Croc enthusiast talks about the books that resonated with him most...

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Amazon's Best Books of December

'Tis the season for glad tidings, and great reads...

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The Best Biographies & Memoirs of the Year

A few of our selections for the Best Biographies and Memoirs of 2016, along with some thoughts about why we liked them.

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Celebrity Picks: Padma Lakshmi's Favorite Reads of 2016

The host of Top Chef dishes about the books that resonated with her most...

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The Gift of Beautiful Beasts

I've decided Wildlife Spectacles is this year's give-to-everyone holiday present. Take a look at some of these sample pictures and you just might add it to your own wish list...

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Reading Under the Mistletoe: Holiday Romances (Part 2)

Hot chocolate might warm your hands, but holiday romances warm the heart. Here are six Christmas romance novels that range between sweet and spicy, perfect for you or any romance reader on your gift list.

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Celebrity Picks: Carl Hiaasen's Favorite Reads of 2016

Carl Hiaasen is known for his over-the-top funny and sharp novels. So what does he like to read? Here are his top three reads of 2016 and why he chose them.

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From AbeBooks: Decoding the World’s Most Mysterious Manuscript

Is there a Robert Langdon inside of you, burning to infiltrate secret societies and crack their arcane secrets? Our colleagues at AbeBooks might have just the book for you....

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