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Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

31 Of The Most Heartwarming Books You'll Ever Read

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

18 YA Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2017

You're going to want to read these immediately.

19 Nonfiction Books From 2016 That Will Expand Your Mind

While we do love our fiction at HuffPost Arts & Culture, 2016 ushered in ample nonfiction work that’s just as worthy of your time and eyeballs.<p>What many need after a drawn-out and frightening election season are resources to unplug and reconnect to our humanity. The sprawling category of …

Books

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

This Beginner Abs Workout Is Perfect If You Hate Crunches

If you're just starting a fitness routine and looking for a beginner abs workout, you may think sit-ups and crunches are necessary evils. But good …

Workouts

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

Whaaaaaaat?!

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Different workouts, some are more challenging and some are easier than others, will ensure that your muscles don’t get used to the same regime, …

Workouts

These 5 Simple Moves Combine Cardio, Core, and Booty Work

There are butt exercises, and then there are ab exercises, and then there are the exercises that waste no time and cut to the chase — they work the abs and butt all at once. Pressed for time and looking to shape up your rear and lean your core? Look no further.<p>This simple, fast, five-move circuit …

Workouts

4 Weeks to Health and Fitness for Yo-Yo Exercisers

Do you want to lose weight? Most of us would probably say, "Yes, I'd love to lose weight." When you embark on that kind of goal, you probably spend a …

The Top 22 Fitness Gurus To Follow On Instagram

Summer is just getting started and you know what that means...beautiful weather! With the new season coming in hot, most of us have a hard time trading in outdoor fun for an indoor gym.<p>But you don't need a gym to get in shape. These top 'fitstagram' accounts are sure to give you the final push you …

Fitness

10 Lessons Learned From Harry Potter

When I was sorted into the Gryffindor on Pottermore, it was no surprise. I probably should have been a Ravenclaw, but I told the sorting hat, …

31 Gorgeous Baby Name Ideas That Are Perfect For Book Lovers

They are *LITERARY* perfect.

Books

33 Healthy Eating Habits Lazy College Students Will Appreciate

Spoiler: Mac and cheese and ramen are involved.

27 Insanely Clever Ways To Display Your Books

You can only stack so many on your nightstand.<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>

50 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Canadian Literature

"We thought we had such problems. How were we to know we were happy?"<p>"We all fight on two fronts, the one facing the enemy, the one facing what we do to the enemy."<p>― <b>Joseph Boyden</b>, <i>Three Day Road</i><p>"Dare I say I miss him? I do. I miss him. I still see him in my dreams. They are nightmares mostly, but …

Semicolons: How To Use Them, And Why You Should

Does the semicolon really need a defense? The punctuation mark has seemingly won more earnest supporters than snide detractors over the years, even as its use has plummeted. In 2012, Ben Dolnick wrote eloquently of his “love story” with semicolons in The New York Times' Draft blog. In 2008, the …

What's The Saddest Literary Quote You've Ever Read?

Lookin' at you, John Green.<p>Awards and badges will be given to the best submissions.

Books To Read When Your Brain Is Fried

<i>Consider these the literary equivalent of a day spa: sink in, tune out, turn page, turn page, turn page.</i><p><b>A Small Indiscretion</b><p>By Jan Ellison<p>336 pages; Random House<p>Thirty odd years ago, after her alcoholic father spends her savings, a broke and lonely Annie Black lands a job with a handsome, unhappily …

Books

16 Fitspo Quotes That Are Actually Good For Your Self Esteem

Love, move, repeat.

Michelle Obama

6 Children's Books That Are Just As Amazing Now As When You Were A Kid

A book that you love as a child will likely loom particularly large in your imagination throughout your life. You read it at a time when everything was fresh and fascinating, and when your mind was new and impressionable.<p>Though you may never forget these youthful favorites, many of them don’t stand …

This Kindergarten Teacher Delivers An Incredible Speech To His Very First Class At Their High School Graduation!

This brings tears to our eyes!<p>Nothing says nostalgia like your kindergarten teacher singing the first song you ever learned in school at your high …

12 Coming-of-Age Novels That Are Better Than ‘Catcher in the Rye’

I hate <i>Catcher in the Rye</i>: a novel about a privileged Upper East Side kid who doesn’t like exclusive prep schools and has a fun day at various hotels …

25 Essential Graphic Novels

Long dismissed as a less serious art form, graphic novels have finally started to gain more mainstream credibility over the last 20 years. There are …

Graphic Novels

'Dorothy Must Die' -- Oz as You've Never Seen It

Danielle Paige's <i>Dorothy Must Die</i> is hands down one of my favorite young adult books that I've read this year. Imagine all the magic of Oz mixed with the kick-ass vibe of <i>Kill Bill</i>. It's cool, fun and wickedly entertaining.<p>The story follows Amy Gumm -- a young girl who comes to Oz via tornado and …

9 Books So Funny You're Guaranteed To Laugh

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>Thank god for April Fool’s Day and April, period. It’s been a brutal winter; we could all use a good laugh. The only reason you wouldn’t find the books on this week’s list funny is if you’re not a fan of April Fool’s Day or if some dastardly trickster really did put salt …

19 Super Smart Tees To Celebrate National Grammar Day

Acknowledge your grammatical superiority in fantastic fashion form.<p>There are tons of tees to suit your mood.<p>Get 'em all at Zazzle.

The 10 best mysteries and thrillers of 2013 - Blog Post

It was an exceptional year for mysteries and thrillers! Plenty of murder, tortured heroes and globe-hopping from here to Venice—and beyond. Read on …