Jennifer Zalla

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A Sophisticated & Unique Family Home

Home style luxury does not hinge merely on the number of storys, dimensions of the house or the furnishings & decor. A refined taste for aesthetics & …

15 Creepy Books to Read with Your Book Club This Fall

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

8 Beautiful Hawaii Inns (for Every Budget)

<i>By Dara Continenza for Bedandbreakfast.com</i><p>A trip to Hawaii tops many a bucket list, but can seem prohibitively expensive, with nightly rates for many resorts reaching $500 or more. Take comfort: Dreamy accommodations in Hawaii don't have to break the bank. Discover our list of the best bed and …

National Parks

18 Horror Novels Every True Fan Should Read Before Watching The Movie Version

Maybe don't wait to read 'em before bed.

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Books

Man Booker Prize, National Book Awards finalists revealed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bookworms around the world, check your reading lists.<p>Finalists for two significant literary awards, the Man Booker Prize for Fiction and the National Book Awards, were announced this week ahead of the fall award season.<p>For the second time in its history, Britain's prestigious Man Booker …

8 Thriller novels every novel lover must read

Whenever we talk about reading, we talk about printed form of media, i.e. Books and Novels. Novels cover a wide range of genre and in fact for any …

Books

An Up-All-Night Thriller That Holds You Captive

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf<p>One effect of being an avid reader is that almost everything reminds me of a book. I'll see a story on the news about a prison break and think, "That's just like <i>Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.</i>" Anytime someone mentions taking a break from Facebook or …

9 Novels You Shouldn't Miss Before Summer's Over

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Novels You Shouldn't Miss Before Summer's Over<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Finders Keepers [Book Review]

In 2014, Stephen King released <i>Mr. Mercedes</i>, his first foray into detective fiction. <i>Finders Keepers</i> is not only a sequel to <i>Mr. Mercedes</i>, it’s also the …

23 books we’ve loved so far this year

The Book of Aron<p>By Jim Shepard<p>In the summer of 1942, German soldiers expelled almost 200 starving children from an orphanage in the Warsaw Ghetto and packed them into rail cars bound for Treblinka. Drawing on his imagination and dozens of historical sources, Shepard brings the Warsaw orphanage to …

The Heartbreaking Dynamics of Sexual Abuse, Explored Through Literature

There have always been certain subjects in our society that are generally considered too unpleasant to discuss. Sexual abuse is a charged subject: ugly to contemplate, difficult to prove, and often loaded with ancillary gender dynamics. Victims are routinely blamed and shamed into silence because …

First look: The Hanging Girl

<b>On 3 September, the</b> Danish author Carl Valdemar Jussi Henry Adler-Olsen will have as many of his Department Q books available in English as he has …

12 Books to Read This Summer Before They Hit Theaters Later This Year

20 Books You Can’t Put Down For Summer Reading

What makes you feel like it’s really summer?For me, it’s a week at the beach with a beach chair, umbrella, a cooler full of drinks, and my Kindle …

Self-improvement

Get ready to be obsessed by these 29 page-turners

Mystery/Thriller<p>The Truth and Other Lies<p><b>Sascha Arango, translated by Imogen Taylor</b><p>Atria, $24.99<p>A bestselling author tries to hide two big secrets: He doesn't actually write his famous crime novels, and his mistress is pregnant with his child. (June)<p>Eeny Meeny<p><b>M.J. Arlidge</b><p>NAL, $15 paper<p>A British …

Books

Summer reading guide: The 136 books you'll want to read

Another summer, another chance to draw up the perfect reading list to see you through those languid, sun-drenched days. Whether you’re stretched out by the pool or nestled in a coffee shop, clutching a hardcover, paperback or e-book, we’ve got more than enough titles to keep you reading through …

Books

"The Cruise Ship from Hell" - Stephen King Applauds Sarah Lotz's New Novel, Day Four

<b>Alert!</b> Legendary horror author Stephen King is singing the praises of the new <b>Sarah Lotz</b> novel, <i>Day Four</i>.<p><i>Day Four</i> – which has a killer animated cover – …

Nell Zink's Feminist Epic 'Mislaid' Examines The Sacrifices Of Marriage

The women in Nell Zink’s books may not live in bell jars, but they might as well. Her debut novel, <i>The Wallcreeper</i> -– which made a splash thanks to an unabashedly violent plot peppered with hilarious quips -– centers on Tiffany, a young newlywed whose been rushed off to Berne, Switzerland, where …

The best fries from every state

No longer just a side dish, great fries deserve recognition in their own right. So we consulted expert reviews and local recommendations to find the true standouts from every state.<p><i>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments.</i>

French Fries

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

Everyone has their dream bucket list of travel destinations, but what about dream hotels?<p>Since summer is right around the corner and we're dreaming about vacations in far off places, we've come up with the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay in around the world.<p>From private overwater bungalow …

Costa Rica

Girl in the Moonlight Is a Tale of Obsession

Book Review - Jackie K Cooper<p><i>Girl in the Moonlight</i> by Charles Dubow<p>Charles Dubow's novel <i>Girl in the Moonlight</i> is the story of one man's obsession with a woman who drifts in and out of his life. It is a grueling tale that takes place over decades with the uniting of two hearts being forever out of …

Baltimore protests: 5 questions demonstrators are asking

<b>(CNN) —</b> Protests are gaining steam in Baltimore after a man died from a devastating injury he allegedly suffered while in police custody.<p>Demonstrators have vowed they'll keep taking to the streets until they get justice. To start, protesters say they're looking for answers about what happened to …

Justice

16 Awesome New Books To Read This Spring

Spring into reading a new book.

'Fantastic Four' reboot: What do we think? - CNN.com

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you think of the "Fantastic Four," you likely don't think of grim, dark imagery.<p>But if a trailer unleashed Tuesday is any indication, Marvel's first family of superheroes are being rebooted into exactly that.<p>20th Century Fox's new take on the foursome -- last seen in 2007's "Fantastic …

Fantastic Four

24 Books You Should Read, Based On Your Favorite TV Shows

The ultimate television show–based book recommendation guide.

Have you read the 21st-century's 'greatest novel so far'?

Books by Zadie Smith, Hilary Mantel and Ian McEwan are in the top 20 of BBC Culture's poll of American critics to find today's best novel<p><b>The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao</b>, the debut novel by acclaimed Dominican short story writer Junot Díaz, has been hailed as the greatest novel of the 21st …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

From the editors of Esquire.com, catch up on the year's best movies that you most likely missed out on.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but …