Angela Iles

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Dive Into This Summer's Best New Beach Reads!

Ah, Summer. The days are longer, the nights are warmer, and everyone seems a little bit more carefree. There is a seemingly endless supply of new books out, but I'm here to help you sort through all of them. As an author myself, I firmly believe that you should never leave the house without a book. …

MashReads Podcast: Why you should reread 'The Great Gatsby' as an adult

There are few books that capture the pursuit of — and utter disenchantment with — the American Dream as well as F. Scott Fitzgerald's <i>The Great Gatsby</i>.<p>…

14 romantic literary passages that are perfect for wedding vows

When two people tie the knot, it’s a beautiful thing. When two word nerds tie the knot, it’s a whole different flavor of beautiful, especially if …

The sisters who are secretly evil

The race is on to find the next Gone Girl, with toxic sister thrillers taking centre stage. Lucy Scholes delves into the chilling and thrilling books hitting the shelves this year.<p>If a book is all about happy families, a picture of an ideal bond between siblings is all well and good. Meg, Jo, Amy …

Books

This Multitasking Pantry Item Is the Secret to Glowing Skin

Metaphorically speaking, it could be argued that exfoliation is the flossing of the skincare world. As the thing most women find themselves lying about when they go to see the facialist, there’s a certain I-know-it’s-good-for-me-<i>but</i> factor that never quite outweighs the allure of, say, face …

Skin Care

Fitzgerald Didn't Satisfy This Author, So She Wrote Her Own 'Gatsby'-Inspired Novel

F. Scott Fitzgerald's beloved American novel <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is about the messiness of chasing the American dream. But author Stephanie Powell Watts says something about the book left her unsatisfied.<p>"I loved it when I was a kid and read it for the first time. ... But subsequent readings, I felt …

Literature

10 books everyone is reading right now

But that conversation will be a lot more interesting if you're reading the same thing.<p>We went through the top 50 Amazon bestsellers and grabbed 10 of the most popular, critically acclaimed books on the site across a variety of genres. We skipped children's books and super-niche reads.<p>Amazon's list …

A Psychologist Reveals 5 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Strengthen Your Mind

Do you practice mindfulness? Ever wondered how you’re actually improving mind?<p>The truth is, it can take weeks or months before you experience any of …

Mindfulness

5 Buddhist Philosophies That Are Hard To Practice But Will Pay Off Forever

Buddhism is such a powerful philosophy that differs to much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>Today, as I was browsing the ideas on Ideapod, I came …