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5 Reinvented Fairy Tales for Adult Eyes Only

And Other Stories: 75th-Anniversary Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)<p>Feminist fantasy author Angela Carter’s <i>The Bloody Chamber</i> contains 10 …

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34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

10 Gorgeous DIY Throw Pillows that are Easy to Craft

Whether you call them throw pillows or accent pillows, what they offer is definitely color, class, pattern and ‘something different’ in a room filled …

Decorations

Travel Back in Time: 8 Illuminating History Books to Read Right Now

Ron Chernow<p>Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow, author of <i>Alexander Hamilton</i>, dazzles again with his biography of one of our most compelling generals and presidents: Ulysses S. Grant. Chernow’s evocative portrait of Grant showcases the highs and lows he experienced throughout his life, and provides …

Books to give and get this season

A book makes for a perfect gift. What’s more, it’s easy to wrap. Prices can vary widely depending on where you shop [insert a shout out to your favorite local retailer here!], so look around before you buy.<p>Look who's back!<p>“Origin” by Dan Brown. The author of “The Da Vinci Code” is back with a new …

The most beautiful books of 2017

Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent won last year, but which of these six covers will claim this year’s prize?<p>The best looking shortlist of the year has been announced, as the Books Are My Bag readers awards reveal who is in the running in the most beautiful book of the year category. The six have been …

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The 9 Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books Written By Women In 2017, According To Amazon

While the last year has been rough for women around the country — we lost protections for equal pay, reproductive rights have taken a serious hit, …

Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of November 2017

<i>Special limited edition science-fiction hardcover novella by the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author. Only 1000 copies.</i><p>Scions have no limits. …

Science Fiction

20 Really Good New Books You're About To Hear Everyone Talk About Nonstop

*Gets ready to curl up with these books all winter.*<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

15 Great New Books to Read Over the Weekend

Let us plan your weekend reading list.<p>Long weekend on the horizon? You’ll need a new book. Whether you want new reading material to keep you company …

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9 Books to Read in August

August is promising to be an exciting month for book lovers, just in time for vacations, afternoons at the pool, or warm evenings on the porch swing. …

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5 Underrated Urban Fantasy Novels

Urban fantasy is a wonderful genre (and one of my favorites) that blends elements of fantasy and science fiction into a modern, contemporary setting. …

Fantasy

Giveaway: What's Your Favorite Fantasy Romance?

This giveaway is sponsored by <i>A Promise of Fire</i> by Amanda Bouchet.<p>“Cat” is a powerful clairvoyant known as the Kingmaker. This smart-mouthed …

Love

The Leaning Pile of Books

<i>The Leaning Pile of Books is a feature where I talk about books I got over the last week–old or new, bought or received in the mail for review</i> …

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From a Certain Point of View (Star Wars)

Renée Ahdieh is the author of the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling <i>The Wrath and the Dawn</i> and <i>The Rose and the Dagger.</i> In her spare time, she likes to …

16 Epic Books That Will Cure Your "Game Of Thrones" Withdrawal Symptoms

Need a fix of intrigue, adult fantasy, sex, and dragons? Here you go.<p><i>We hope you like the books we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

87 Books by Women You Should Read Before You Die

Without women, some pretty amazing things wouldn't exist. Book-lovers know best that women have changed the world in so many important ways — …

This Gorgeous Fantasy Novel Will Cure Your Post Vacation Blues

She knows every embarrassing moment of your life, from the failed bangs experiment of 2002 to the Jonathan Taylor Thomas 4-Ever binder that you hid under your bed. Yep, we’re talking about your sister. Whether your sisters are of the traveling pants variety, or you and your ride-or-die BFF have …

Exploring Elizabeth Hand’s Many Voices

Some authors have a very distinct brand; their individual works, whether major or minor, are all of a type. If they publish enough, readers tend to …

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Spin the Wheel of Science Fiction and Fantasy to Find a Great Read

Speculative fiction comes in many flavors. Want to see for yourself? Spin the wheel of Science Fiction & Fantasy and find your next excellent read!

Science Fiction

Trail-Running Books for Your Reading List

There is nothing like leaning back in a deck chair on a warm summer night dreaming about running. What will tomorrow’s adventure bring? The only …

A Book We're Reading

A Book We’re Reading: The North Water<p>September 7, 2017<p>Whaling and violence?! Moby Dick meets American Psycho?!<p>I finished a book on the plane the last …

100 Must-Read Medieval Historical Fiction Novels

So, my favorite thing to read is probably medieval historical fiction. Well, maybe it is Star Trek. Historical fiction that is somehow also Star Trek …

Best books 2018: The best classic books to read this year

The books you must read include The Witches, The Box Man, Sapiens and more<p>1 March marks the official World Book Day, a day designed to encourage more …

Top 10 books about teaching

As another school year begins, here is some of the most instructive reading about this toughest of subjects — from Plato to Shakespeare and beyond<p>As a rule, I try to avoid blogs and books about teaching practice. They tend to be full of “strategies”, whingeing about Ofsted and images of teachers …

Teaching

The Long Exile: Achy Obejas’s “The Tower of the Antilles”

AFTER FLEEING Castro’s revolution, my grandparents and mom settled in the exile enclave surrounding Union City, New Jersey. There, they were joined …

Simone Rocha’s 10 Favorite Books

<i>Bookseller</i> <i>One Grand Books</i> <i>has asked celebrities to name the ten titles they’d take to a desert island, and they’ve shared the results with Vulture.</i> …

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Miles Franklin awards 2017 shortlist: reviews of the books you’ll read next

The shortlist of Australia’s biggest literary prize is packed with navel-gazing – but it’s also packed with compassion<p>The 2017 Miles Franklin award winner will be announced on Thursday night, but I’m not taking bets on who it’s likely to be. Each shortlisted novel is by a first-time nominee. Each …

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John Ashbery’s Whisper Out of Time

There was in the person and there is in the work such a mixture of genius and modesty, ambition and gentle irony, innovation and deliberate unoriginality, that it sounds a little off, maybe a little stuffy, to speak of John Ashbery’s greatness. A major poet, a master, the most important writer …

Literature

How a YA fantasy novel scammed its way onto the New York Times best-seller list

Welcome to the Vox weekly book link roundup, a curated collection of the best writing on the web about books and related subjects. Here’s the best the internet has to offer for the week of August 20, 2017.<p>Book Twitter was <i>wild</i> this week, beloveds. Pajiba was first to report the big news: A book …