The Bourbon Kings

Best Romances of 2015

As I look back at all the marvelous romances that were published in 2015, I have to say that this was a pretty great year if you like to read about people falling in love despite a whole bunch of...

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Celebrity Picks: Ellen DeGeneres Lists Her Favorite Reads of 2015

You know Ellen DeGeneres is funny, but did you that she has decorating chops, as well? Learn about her new book, Home, and find out which books she loved most in 2015.

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Fates and Furies

Best Books of 2015: Fiction

If you're lucky, you stuffed yourself silly this Thanksgiving. And for those of you not engaging in the bloodsport that is Black Friday shopping, today is a day to decompress. What better way to do that than with a great...

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Celebrity Picks: Mindy Kaling's Favorite Reads of 2015

"When I heard that Amazon wanted me to list three books I’ve read this year, I was like, oh boy, better go read some books, fast. And not just ones about Crock-Pot recipes."

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Christmas Romance Roundup-sm

Christmas Romance Roundup – Part Two

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, get into the holiday spirit with these heartwarming Christmas-themed romances.

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Celebrity Picks: John Grisham's Favorite Reads of 2015

What does the master of the legal thriller read for fun? We asked John Grisham--author of the new book, Rogue Lawyer--for his top books of the year.

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YA Wednesday: The Best of 2015

Choosing the Best Young Adult Books of 2015 is one of the hardest lists to compile because there can only be 20 titles. I know that sounds like a lot but believe me, when you start looking over that shelf of favorites it seems like a very small number. That said, for me the number one YA novel this year can only be...

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Celebrity Picks: Carly Simon's Favorite Reads of 2015

The singer/songwriter of "Anticipation" and "You're So Vain"--and now the author of her memoir, Boys in the Trees--shares her 2015 favorites. We asked for three, and she gave us four!

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Why Read This Post? Because It's There.

I don't climb mountains, because I am sure that I would die. I love reading about it from the comfort of my armchair, though. And clearly I'm not alone: ever since Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air hit the best-seller lists...

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The Muralist

“Go For It. But Don’t Give Up the Day Job” -- Author B.A. Shapiro on the Art of Writing, & Writing About Art

The disappearance of a young painter in New York City on the eve of World War II shapes B.A. Shapiro’s fascinating historical novel, The Muralist. The book, the latest from the best-selling author of The Art Forger, blends historical and fictional characters...

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Celebrity Picks: Norman Lear's Favorite Reads of 2015

We love Norman Lear, the avuncular genius behind All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. And Norman Lear loves to read. Here are his favorite books of 2015.

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