Marisa Goodwin

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The Longest Ride

• <b>Author:</b> Nicholas Sparks<p>In the tradition of his beloved first novel, <i>The Notebook</i>, #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with the remarkable story of two couples whose lives intersect in profound and surprising ways.<p>Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety-one years old and stranded …

These ‘Nice Guy' Book Characters Really Aren't That Nice

“Nice guys finish last”: so goes the well-worn mantra of the Nice Guy™. The cry of the long-suffering male friend who lets girls cry on his shoulder about their terrible ex only to watch them get with another macho jerk, the phrase oozes with self pity, as well as resentment toward all the women …

'Normal Barbie' Crowdfunding Campaign Could Bring Gorgeous, Realistic Dolls To A Kid Near You

After we saw what a "normal" Barbie might look like, we were itching to get our hands on some and distribute them to little girls everywhere.<p>Thanks to a new crowdfunding campaign using CrowdtiltOpen, that may soon be possible.<p>Artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm, whose 3D-printed Barbie based on the …

Scarlett Johansson Will 'Fast-Track' Her 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Scenes Amid Pregnancy

The costume department working on "Avengers: Age of Ultron" may have to put in overtime to adjust Scarlett Johansson's skintight suit in the wake of her newly announced pregnancy. Luckily, the actress won't have to exit the Marvel sequel altogether, E! News reports.<p>The studio will "fast-track" …

Why Anne of Green Gables Is Big in Japan

In 1939, a translator of children's literature named Hanako Muraoka was given a book as a keepsake by a missionary friend from New Brunswick named Loretta Shaw. Miss Shaw left Japan just as hostilities erupted, and Hanako spent the duration of the Second World War reading the book and translating …

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It's not only adults who need comfort reading

A new report suggests that children aren't reading challenging enough books. But we all know that revisiting old favourites is a balm in difficult times<p>A new report into what children are reading at school shows a "marked downturn in difficulty of books at secondary transfer", it was revealed …

Chelsea Handler On How She Coped With The Death Of Her Brother

Chelsea Handler spoke with Ronan Farrow at 92Y on Tuesday night to support her book, "Uganda Be Kidding Me," and the conversation took a more serious turn as Handler explained how she overcame the death of her brother at a young age.<p>You can watch the full conversation between Handler and Farrow …

Top 10 Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of March 1

Veronica Roth's <i>Divergent</i> series still tops the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller lists, taking the Number 1 and 2 spots with <i>Divergent</i> and <i>Insurgent</i>. The popularity of the books is being driven in part by the upcoming <i>Divergent</i> movie, which hits theaters March 21.<p>Make sure not to miss the $0.99 …

“When I feel tired or dispirited and want to stay home, I remind myself of this incident. Because life is full of wonderful surprises.” The child is father of the man: http://tpr.ly/1ne3Z6O.

About the Human Hymen (Disambiguation)

When my gynecologist told me that he had broken my hymen, I was focused very intently on ice. This was because I was chewing ice. I was in the …

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6 Powder Rooms That Pack a Punch

These half-baths prove that powerful pattern and color work wonders in cramped quarters.<p>These half-baths prove that powerful pattern and color work wonders in cramped quarters.

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I spend alot of time on the internet looking for blog-worthy photos, and it baffles me each and every time how many architects and interior designers …

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I want to live here. Desperately. The French home of fashion stylist Amélie Vigneron via Interiør Magasinet.

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Top Pin of the Day: A Barn-Inspired Stair Hall

Today's top pin is a stair hall inspired by a barn. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>The staircase hall in a Nashville house was inspired by the interior of a Pennsylvania Dutch barn. Designer and owner Jeannette Whitson designed a Chinese Chippendale–style railing "that …