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National Book Foundation Announces 5 Under 35

The National Book Foundation has announced this year's 5 Under 35, which consists of five debut authors nominated by honorees from previous National Book Awards. Below is a list of each nominating author and, in bold, the 5 Under 35...

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Five Songs That Set Springsteen on Fire

The Boss has a new autobiography as big as his legend. Here are five songs cited as some his greatest influences in Born to Run, as well as a couple of images from the book, one more muscly than the other.

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YA Wednesday: Julie Schumacher Reviews "Girl in Pieces"

Author Julie Schumacher reviews one of our Best YA books of September...

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Handy Heroes: 5 Romances with Hot Contractors

Yes, yes, I'm going to say it: If you like reading about studs, this is the romance list for you.

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David D. Levine on His "Regency-set Interplanetary Airship Adventure": Arabella of Mars

We chat with David D. Levine about how he came to write Arabella of Mars, his debut novel and a rollicking alt-history, steampunk adventure set during the Napoleonic wars—in space.

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From AbeBooks: The Gloriumptious World of Roald Dahl

September 13 marked the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth, a truly gloriumptious author who made an indelible impact on children's literature. But did you know that Dahl also wrote books for adults, often described as "macabre," "twisted," and "gruesome"?

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James Dashner's Reading List

If you haven't yet read James Dashner's best-selling Maze Runner series I highly recommend it for the next book on your list--the latest one is just out. So what books does Dashner recommend? We've got his top five favorites...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, high-stakes Survivor, an unsung 60s icon, and the Twelve Days of Christmas (you read that right).

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Furiously Funny: Luvvie Ajayi and Jenny Lawson on "I'm Judging You"

Does it seem that nobody understands how to act anymore, how to not be a jerk? Luvvie Ajayi, creator of the popular blog Awesomely Luvvie and the author of I'm Judging You, has some thoughts on how we all might better behave.

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After Yorktown: The War Without End

How much do we really know about the American Revolution? After Yorktown goes beyond the iconic, highlight reel moments to explore the war from unexpected angles.

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The Best Man (can mean a few different things)

On of our best kids' books of September is a modern day novel about role models, family, and the everyday humor of life as a middle schooler. In an exclusive essay, award-winning author Richard Peck shares the background of The Best Man.

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