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12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

Books

Fantastic Fables: The 10 Best Magical Realism Novels of All Time

<b>* Magical Realism novels from classics to contemporaries</b> <b><br>* Modern myths and surrealist romances</b> <b><br>* Masterpieces of the genre from around the …

Literature

Fiction Book Review: The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay. Morrow, $26.99 (288p) ISBN 978-0-06-267910-9

The Cabin at the End of the World<p>Paul Tremblay. Morrow, $26.99 (288p) ISBN 978-0-06-267910-9<p>More By and About This Author<p>The apocalypse begins with a …

10 Horror Books So Terrifying You Might Not Be Able To Finish Them

It's 3AM, you have every light on in your apartment, and you're huddled on your bed, your stomach clenched in knots. Something outside makes a noise, …

The 10 best new thrillers to read this spring

2018's best thrillers so far

Some Of The Best Rock Songs Of 2018 You Might Have Missed

Rock music gets a lot of criticism these days for falling behind hip-hop and pop in the public consciousness. But just because fewer rock bands are crossing over with big pop radio hits doesn’t mean that excellent rock songs aren’t being released. In fact, so much good rock is coming out regularly, …

Music

The Gone World is a brilliant, complicated novel about the consequences of time travel

How do you solve a murder by jumping back and forth in time?<p>In his debut novel, author Tom Sweterlitsch constructed a fascinating mystery with <i>Tomorrow and Tomorrow</i>, set in a virtual version of Pittsburgh after a terrorist attack leveled the city. In <i>The Gone World</i><i>,</i> he introduces an even more …

Science Fiction

10 Hot New Books for Your 2018 #TBR Pile

With new books being released every day, finding your next read can sometimes be overwhelming. Whether you’re a fan of dystopian fiction, captivating memoirs, or uncommon love stories, there’s an exciting read for every book lover for 2018. If you’re looking to stock your #TBR pile with new …

These Post-Apocalyptic Books Will Freak You Out

Armageddon. The apocalypse. Judgement Day. For every word there is to describe the end of days, there are five different ways authors have envisioned …

The 9 Words Parents Should Never Say to Their Kids

The rhyme says ‘words will never hurt me,’ but when used on children these 9 epithets could cause damage.<p>By<p>Jan 05 2018, 10:24 AM<p>The fight over the …

The 50 most anticipated books of 2018

1 of 51<p>50 books we can’t wait to read in 2018<p>With 2017 winding down, it’s time for us to look ahead to what’s bound to be another fresh, exciting …

Which Haruki Murakami Book Should You Read First? Here's A Guide To His Most Famous Works

Ah, the age old literary question: "Which Murakami book should I start with?" I've been asked this question many, many times. Even if you haven't …

The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017

A year ago, Amitav Ghosh usefully stirred things up with his rebuke to “realist” modes of writing. Where, he asked, is all the fiction about climate change? Well, it turns out that the answer is science fiction. Genre writing has been exploring the possible futures of climate change for many years, …

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Best books of 2017: The best fiction

The Power<p><i>Naomi Alderman</i><p>Alderman’s inventive, globe-spanning thriller imagines a world in which girls and women have discovered they have the ability to maim and kill men thanks to a mysterious new electrical power. The uncompromisingly feminist novel has drawn comparisons to Margaret Atwood, …

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Best Fiction of 2017

FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>Reviewed: July 17, 2017<p>FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>"Very smart and very entertaining."<p>All …

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>

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9 Page-Turners Too Addictive To Put Down

<i>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p><b>Origin</b> by Dan Brown<p>"The plot is absurd, of course, but the book is a definitive pleasure. Prepare to be absorbed—and in more ways than one." Another Brown (<i>Inferno</i>, 2013, etc.) blockbuster, blending arcana, religion, and …

7 Questions You Should Ask During a Job Interview

“Do you have any questions for us?”<p>You’ll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this …

17 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Some are new, some are staff favorites, but all are terrific—and you’ll love at least one.<p>If Oddball Families Make You Smile<p><b>The People We Hate at the</b> …

2017 National Book Awards

2017 National Book Award Winners<p>Highlights from the 2017 National Book Award Ceremony<p>Watch the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony<p>Watch the 2017 …

6 Incredible New Books To Read This August

It’s lit<p>Long, hot days require reading material. Luckily, that's exactly what we've got for you in the form of these six books, all of which would be great beachside companions.

Mississippi Blood

• <b>Author:</b> Greg Iles<p>The #1 New York Times Bestseller<p>GoodReads Choice Award semi finalist, Amazon Best Mysteries & Thrillers of 2017 selection<p>The final installment in the epic Natchez Burning trilogy by Greg Iles<p>“Natchez Burning is extraordinarily entertaining and fiendishly suspenseful. I defy you to …

The 10 best blockbuster thrillers of the summer

There are few things more relaxing than stretching out in the sand on a hot summer day, the sound of waves lapping in the background, as you read …

The author of Silver Linings Playbook brings modern politics to his latest dysfunctional family story

Dysfunctional families are Matthew Quick’s specialty, and the latest novel from the author of <i>The Silver Linings Playbook</i> doesn’t deviate from that …

11 Books Every Dad Will Love This Father's Day

Are you scratching your head because you aren't sure what to buy your dad for Father's Day? No fear! We rounded up the 11 books that are sure to put a smile on his face and solidify your position as FCF (favorite child forever). From bone-chilling suspense to touching memoirs that will induce …

17 Spine-Tingling New Books For Fans Of Dystopia

Our definition of dystopia is a broad one — any vision of the future that could go awry qualifies.<p>The end of 2016 brought with it a spike in classic dystopian book sales. George Orwell’s <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i> and Margaret Atwood’s <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> ― which will be released as a Hulu show this month …

This Spring’s Most Anticipated Thrillers

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><i>Waking Gods</i> by Sylvain Neuvel<p>“Pure, unadulterated literary escapism featuring giant killer robots and the looming end of humankind. In a word: unputdownable.” A brazen fusion of science fiction and apocalyptic thriller, the second …

Books

Here are the 2017 Hugo Award nominees

The finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards were announced this morning, and the ballot includes a refreshing number of women and authors of color in what has been a historically white male-dominated field.<p>The Hugo Awards, named after <i>Amazing Stories</i> editor Hugo Gernsback, are awarded to recognize the …

5 Psychological Thrillers That Aren’t Formulaic

This is a guest post from Rabeea, a Karachi-based book critic presently writing for Chicago Review of Books, Wales Art Review, Storgy, Brooklyn Mag …

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You’re wrong, Kasabian. Here are 10 new guitar acts to be excited about right now

In a recent interview with Q, chart-topping Band Of The People Kasabian claimed that their new album is “about saving guitar music from the the …