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Goodnight stories for tough Indian girls

Amrita Sher-Gil, illustrated by Sudeepti Tucker.<p>First things first—<i>Like a Girl: Real Stories For Tough Kids</i> smells heavenly. It has that …

India

5 comics to read this July, from superhero weddings to a whole new world

July is kicking off with a massive heat wave in most of the country, and even bigger waves are rocking comic publishers this month. Since the Fourth …

Comics

We Found The World's Best Dark Spot Serum At Sephora

Whether you struggle with acne scars, aging spots, hyperpigmentation, sun spots, or just dull skin–everyone needs a dark spot serum in their beauty …

Skin Care

I Had a Dermatologist Critique My Skin-Care Routine—and Here's What I'm Changing

I vividly remember the way my mother used to rub her hands together to warm up her creams before smoothing them onto her face and neck. Now in her …

Skin Care

This New Dark Spot Product Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

We all experience dark spots at one point or another. But, whether they’re from aging, sun exposure, or any forms of UV light exposure, know that …

Skin Care

13 Romantic Quotes From YA Novels To Inspire Your Summer Fling

Ah, romance. You hear a lot about spring flings inspiring a list of sweet romantic reading, but I'm partial to reading a good romance novel during a …

The 10 best books of 2018 (so far)

Top-shelf

It's Summer! Here's Every Single Must Have Your Closet Needs — All Under $40

Sick of staring at your closet every morning left wondering, "What they heck do I wear?" We feel you. This season is the perfect time to retire everything you never feel confident in. Treating yourself to a few new pieces will totally transform your wardrobe. You don't have to spend a fortune to do …

The Lost Books: The Scroll of Kings

Overview<p>The Lost Books: The Scroll of Kings by Sarah Prineas<p><b>“A page-turner of a fantasy with elements of humor as well as intrigue, swordplay, and</b> …

B.C. 15 bestselling books of the week of June 2

<i>1. Whitewater Cooks: More Beautiful Food —</i> Shelley Adams<i> (Alicon Holdings Ltd.)</i><i>.</i><i>2. One Eagle Soaring —</i> Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd <i>(Harbour</i> …

Meghan Markle on the $0 Anti-Aging Treatment She Loves: "I Swear It Works"

One glance at Meghan Markle tells you that the newly minted Duchess of Sussex is committed to her health. And as Birchbox reports, she isn't one to …

The 17 Best Books to Read This Summer

Summer reading. Are there two more beautiful words in the English language? The porch, the beach, the pool; the smell of sunscreen and hot sand; the taste of ripe blueberries and a big glass of rosé—it all adds up to the perfect time to curl up or stretch out with a book. And just so you don't have …

These 3 Plants Produce Oxygen In Your Room Every Night, Here’s Why You Must Have Them In Your Bedroom

Generally, people love plants, and we have them in our homes, offices and garden as a décor. Namely, plants as well as the trees are thought to be …

Eight New Books You Should Read This May

<i>Each month,</i> <i>Boris Kachka</i> <i>offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible.</i><p>“The Mars Room,” by Rachel …

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Free Tools Students Can Use to Produce Animated Videos

Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that …

Pay-per-chore app turns kids’ allowance into investments

The objective of the new chore app "Busy Kid" is relatively simple: make parents have to nag less while teaching kids about money.<p>For each chore a …

9 YA Books Being Made Into Movies That You Need to Read ASAP

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the book is almost always better than the movie. But we still love seeing our favorite stories on screen! …

One-Pot Mexican Shrimp & Orzo Will Make You a Dinner Hero

Right now we're in a sort of seasonal food purgatory — we're so completely over winter and all its thick beef stews and heavy casseroles, but fresh …

With 5 Quick Clicks, You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

The best children’s books of 2017

Best books of the year,Books,Culture,Best books<p>Whatever their age, kids will be engaged and inspired by this year’s diverse offerings

Children's Books

11 Christmas Gifts Toddlers Will Actually Prefer Over the Box They Come In

There's no doubt buying gifts for toddlers is tough. They're too young to tell you what they'd really like, and what's good for a 13-month-old is …

Pre-school

The 6 Best Books to Read Right Now

From an intimate look into Obama's presidency to the history of fake news, here are the six books to add to your shelf this month.

Best Fiction of 2017

FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Sept. 19, 2017<p>Reviewed: July 4, 2017<p>FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Sept. 12, 2017<p>Reviewed: June 20, 2017<p>FICTION & …

20 books everyone should read in their 30s

These classic books are worth reading at any age, but the more life experience you have, the more fulfilling you'll find them.<p>From New York Times bestsellers to cult classics, to stories with motivating life lessons, here are 20 books that everyone should read in their 30s, in no particular order.

The 12 Must-Read Books of November

November marks the true start of the annual holiday season, and there's no better time to pick up a good book than after you've gathered to give thanks and before you start planning out what gifts you're going to buy for your friends and family. From a new novel by the author of <b>The Martian</b> to first …

What libraries lost when they threw out the card catalog

This book about card catalogues, written and published in cooperation with the Library of Congress, is beautifully produced, intelligently written and lavishly illustrated. It also sent me into a week-long depression. If you are a book lover of a certain age, it might do the same to you.<p>“The Card …

This week’s must-read books

(fiction, St. Martin’s)<p>Heather Mulgrew has just graduated from college and is traveling abroad with her friends, having European adventures before …

Books

A Weeknight Clams Recipe That Tastes Like a Restaurant Splurge

The butter is optional. The beer is not.<p>Is it weird to want to drink clam broth? Actually, I don't care. This recipe for chile-lime clams with tomatoes and grilled bread produces an elixir too good not to sip.<p>In this recipe, beer, sambal oelek, tomato paste, and the juices from the clams come …