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The Magician King

• <b>Author:</b> Lev Grossman<p><b>Return to Fillory in the riveting sequel to the New York Times bestseller and literary phenomenon, The Magicians, now an original series on SYFY, from the author of the #1 bestselling The Magician’s Land.</b><p>Quentin Coldwater should be happy. He escaped a miserable Brooklyn …

Beautiful Ruins

• <b>Author:</b> Jess Walter<p>The story begins in 1962. On a rocky patch of the sun-drenched Italian coastline, a young innkeeper, chest-deep in daydreams, looks out over the incandescent waters of the Ligurian Sea and spies an apparition: a tall, thin woman, a vision in white, approaching him on a boat. She …

The Agincourt Bride

• <b>Author:</b> Joanna Hickson<p>The best-selling novel about the queen who founded the Tudor dynasty. ‘A bewitching first novel…alive with historical detail’ Good Housekeeping.<p>Her beauty fuelled a war.<br>Her courage captured a king.<br>Her passion would launch the Tudor dynasty.<p>When her own first child is …

To Sir, With Love

• <b>Author:</b> E. R. Braithwaite<p><b>This classic schoolroom drama of a black teacher in London’s tough East End who triumphs over bigotry and ignorance to change the lives of his students forever was hailed by the New York Times as “a book that the reader devours quickly, ponders slowly, and forgets not at</b> …

Save the Date

• <b>Author:</b> Mary Kay Andrews<p>Can this wedding be saved?<p>Up-and-coming floral designer Cara Kryzik is about to score the wedding of a lifetime—one that will solidify her career as the go-to-girl for Savannah society nuptials. The only problem is, life seems to be conspiring against her. Cara's implacable …

Cucumber Ice Cream: Summer's Coolest Dessert

Tasting Table | Recipes | Karen Palmer<p><i>Cucumber ice cream.</i><p>When I first read those words on Miles Thompson's menu at a recent Beard House dinner, I thought the young L.A. chef of acclaimed (albiet now shuttered) Echo Park restaurant Allumette might be off his rocker.<p>I was wrong to rebuke the cuke. …

Ice Cream

Our Tour de France

60<p>2<p>1<p>Shares 63<p>The French often say, “There’s no need to leave France – we have everything here!” While it’s easy to brush it off as chauvinism, it’s …

15 Must-See Literary Sights in London

Few countries can lay claim to as many great writers as England, home to some of history's most renowned scribes. Strolling around the capital, be …

Travel Clothes You Can Wear Anywhere

(Photo: Tetra Images/Getty Images)<p>Travel-supply stores seem to support the notion that we should keep an entirely separate wardrobe for travel -- one that's plain and purely functional. We disagree. There are lots of travel-friendly apparel and accessory options sold by mainstream retailers that …

Clothing

18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …

Johnny Depp and Daughter To Co-Star In Film Together

Two generations of Depp family will appear in Kevin Smith's Yoga Hosers<p>Acting obviously runs in the family for the Depp-Paradis clan.<p>Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis' 15-year-old daughter Lily-Rose is set to star alongside her famous father in Kevin Smith's upcoming film <i>Yoga Hosers</i>, the second in …

The Summer of Unexpected Celeb Love

Here are the oddest couples indulging in some summer lovin'.<p>Aw, summer. It's the time when we do crazy things like indulge in ice cream dinners, pantsless outfits, and improbable romances. And celebs? They're just like us—except perhaps for the fro-yo for dinner thing. This summer has marked a …

Miranda Kerr Dismisses Dating Rumors

The model says she is single despite rumors.<p>Miranda Kerr has dismissed rumors that she is dating Australian billionaire James Packer.<p>Kerr, who split up with her husband Orlando Bloom last year, had been linked to entrepreneur Packer—who recently separated from his second wife Erica—in numerous …

The World's Best Balconies

BAZAAR's edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p>Courtesy

The Ponytail Face-Lift

Is the world's easiest hairstyle the secret to a younger-looking face? Jessica Prince brushes up.<p>Ponytails have always been equated with youth. We wear them throughout our childhood, teen years, and 20s, then we reach a certain age and deem ourselves "too old." Yet, ironically, when hair is pulled …

Flappy Bird’s Sequel, Swing Copters, Could Be Even More Addictive

This week, the creator of Flappy Bird is releasing Swing Copters, an even more difficult version of the highly addictive mobile game.<p>Recovering <i>Flappy Bird</i> addicts will be facing a relapse trigger this week. The mobile phone game sensation from early 2014 proved so popular that in February, …

App Store

10 beautiful Australian libraries – in pictures

Craigieburn library in Hume, Victoria has been named public library of the year following a cross-continent competition by the Danish Agency for Culture. Judges called it a “democratic meeting place, open to diversity and interaction”. From opulent state buildings to state-of-the-art university …

5 Coffee Gadgets For Design Snobs

Nowhere are the perils of thoughtless design more apparent than in a cup of coffee. The mug that spills coffee in your lap. The flimsy French press that shatters when it slips through your overcaffeinated hands. The tempestuous coffee maker that sputters and sighs and leaks all over the counter. …

Coffee

Swing Bin is Almost Too Nice for Trash

At first glance you might not realize it’s a trash can but that’s what the Swing Bin is. The minimal design, by Shigeichiro Takeuchi, is so sleek, …

Furniture

Kotaro Horiuchi creates a paper hideout for Fusionner 3.0 installation

Japanese architect Kotaro Horiuchi cut out profiles of gabled houses from large sheets of paper to create a tunnel inside a university gallery, …

Stylish Ducks Waddle Down the Catwalk in Annual Fashion Show

Forget about New York Fashion Week or the Paris runway. In Sydney, Australia, well-dressed ducks steal the scene at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. It's here that the waterfowl are outfitted in elegant pink, green and yellow gowns, and even have tiny matching hats, too! They waddle down the catwalk …

Fashion Shows

How Ikea Destroys Relationships

Don’t build furniture on a first date.<p>Between the trials of its endless showcase labyrinth or fights spurred over that last Swedish meatball, Ikea has been the death of countless budding relationships. In fact, the plot of a special double episode of <i>30 Rock</i> once explored at length Ikea’s romantic …

Relationships

Makeup Artist Paints Her Chin and Mouth to Look Like Cartoon Characters

While we might often dismiss the chin in our daily beauty routine, London-based makeup artist Laura Jenkinson highlights hers in a humorous tribute to cartoon personalities. She paints characters from Disney movies, Looney Tunes, South Park, and more onto her chin, lips, and the skin above them. …

Lips

Zestful Arrangements of Food Methodically Placed in Accordance to Color

Methodically placing food in accordance to color, Emily Blincoe finds inspiration from shapes, colors, light, and everyday objects. Previously we admired The Garden Collection and Sugar Series, where Blincoe demonstrated her skill of arranging shrubbery and nostalgic candy in the same fashion.<p>Her …

Design

Gawatt Souvenir Cups With Altering Emotions

A limited series of souvenir cups created by Backbone Studio for the Gawatt take-out coffee-shop.<p>Look at this amazing packaging project created by …

Wrap Your Head Around This One: Potentially Immortal Bacteria That Eat Electricity and Could Become Living Batteries

One of the stranger (and little known) facts of nature is that our living cells are electric, or can carry electricity. Every thought, feeling and …

Atoms

Watching Cakes Being Mass Manufactured is Mesmerizing

We think of factories producing iPhones, IKEA flatpacks and Infinitis, and as ID'ers we have an idea of what those production lines look like. But …

Dessert