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Crazy for Coloring Books? A List of 10 Favorites

Forget those flimsy old school coloring books for kids--the grown-ups who color trend is going strong and there are choices galore. Here are ten new adult coloring books we think stand out...

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Best Books of October

Amazon's Best Books of October: Part Two

Nonfiction fans rejoice! Part Two of the Best Books of October features books about Nixon (yes, there's actually a fascinating, and cringe-worthy, thing or two that you didn’t know about the 37th president), a CIA director, one of George Washington’s...

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YA Wednesday: Best Books of October

Once again we are looking at a wealth of fantastic new YA fiction this month and our Best Books of October list is a who's who of favorite authors including Leigh Bardugo, Patrick Ness, and Rainbow Rowell...

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The Best Books of the Month: October, Part One

We are happiest when we make discoveries–when we find books that are a little off the radar. We also, of course, like to get our hands on the things people have been waiting for and talking about for months. In October we got a little bit of both.

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The Best Cookbooks of September

The Best Cookbooks of September will take us on a historical cocktail tour, teach the science of making recipes work, or tempt you with sweet and savory chocolate creations--and that's just a taste of what's on the list...

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YA Wednesday: Ransom Riggs Asks, What If?

There is the saying, a picture is worth a thousand words, but in the case of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series it is the symbiotic relationship between photographs and words that makes reading all three books so special. In this exclusive, Ransom Riggs tells us how it all began...

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YA Book Club: Blackmail, Baba Yaga, or Bullets?

Help us decide which of these three very different novels our book club should read in October...

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2015 Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

The 2015 Man Booker Prize Shortlist was announced today. The UK prize was first awarded in 1969, but this is only the second year that the award has been open to writers of any nationality. It's interesting to note that...

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Marveling at Brian Selznick

Brian Selznick is kind of a genius in my eyes and when he told me that the illustrations for his just released book, "The Marvels"...

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Do People in This Country Really Live on $2.00 a Day?

A book that I read recently, one that left a slightly unexpected mark on me, was $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer.

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