Best of the Year
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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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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2016

We spotlight eight of our best-of-the-year picks and let you know why we loved 'em.

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The Story Behind "The Wolf Road"-- Best Books of 2016

In an exclusive essay Beth Lewis, author of the second book on our Best Books of 2016 list, The Wolf Road talks about where the voice of her unique character Elka came from.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics and Graphic Novels of 2016

With all the in-fighting in comics this year (Batman vs Superman; Captain America: Civil War, etc.), our editors gave peace a chance and agreed on 20 of the Best Comics and Graphic Novels of 2016. From fiction to non-fiction, indie to superhero, these will not disappoint even the toughest turkey....

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"The Secret Keepers" author, Trenton Lee Stewart

Earlier this year, before we chose it as the number one book for readers age 9-12 and the top pick of kids' books in 2016 overall, we chatted with the author of The Secret Keepers

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Danielle Walker's Smoky Candied Bacon Sweet Potatoes

Guess who's coming to dinner? If you need something grain-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free (and still crazy delicious) to put on your Thanksgiving table, this sweet potato side dish is just the thing.

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The Best Children's Books of 2016

We read and read and then read some more to decide which of the children's books that released this year are our top picks of 2016...

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Announcing the Editors' Best Books of 2016

Picking our best book of the year is a different experience each time. Sometimes it's difficult and sometimes it's easy. In 2016, it was both.

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High Exposure: Brendan Leonard on "Sixty Meters to Anywhere"

Brendan Leonard answers a few questions about his arresting new memoir of drinking, quitting, climbing, and the lure of stepping to "the very edge of catastrophe."

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Are You Not Entertained?

A few of our selections for the Best of the Year So Far in Humor & Entertainment, including the ultimate behind-the-scenes guide to the musical that even people who hate musicals want to see.

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