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The Goldfinch

• <b>Author:</b> Donna Tartt<p>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE<p>"<i>The Goldfinch</i> is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fiction."--Stephen King, <i>The New</i> …

All the Light We Cannot See

• <b>Author:</b> Anthony Doerr<p><b>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE</b><br>From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the …

The Girl on the Train

• <b>Author:</b> Paula Hawkins<p><b>A debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives.</b><p>Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to …

Big Little Lies

• <b>Author:</b> Liane Moriarty<p><b>Check out the #1 New York Times bestseller Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty, called “a surefire hit” by Entertainment Weekly.</b><p><b>"The secrets burrowed in this seemingly placid small town...are so suburban noir they would make David Lynch clap with glee...[Moriarty] is a</b> …

The Marriage of Opposites

• <b>Author:</b> Alice Hoffman<p>From the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Dovekeepers</i> and <i>The Museum of Extraordinary Things</i>: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism.<p>Growing up on …

Me Before You

• <b>Author:</b> Jojo Moyes<p><b>Look out for Jojo’s new book, Still Me, the next book featuring Louisa Clark from Me Before You and After You, coming soon!</b><p>They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .<p>Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, …

Ross Poldark

• <b>Author:</b> Winston Graham<p><b>As Seen on Masterpiece™ on PBS®: Book 1 of the beloved Poldark series</b><p>In the first novel in Winston Graham’s hit series, a weary Ross Poldark returns to England from war, looking forward to a joyful homecoming with his beloved Elizabeth. But instead he discovers his father has …

Americanah

• <b>Author:</b> Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie<p><b>The bestselling novel—and one of Barack Obama’s summer reading picks—from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele.</b> <b><br>“From one of the world’s great contemporary writers comes the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and</b> …

Matt Damon’s more determined than ever in new The Martian trailer

The latest trailer for <i>The Martian</i> shows the indomitable spirit of (one) man—that’s Mark Watney (Matt Damon), Earth’s most charismatic botanist. As …

Movies

A very special Sabrina, The Teenage Witch tackles the serious issue of pancake addiction

<i>Every day, Watch Thisoffers staff recommendations inspired by the week’s new releases or premieres. This week: With Lifetime debuting</i> The …

Joy: Jennifer Lawrence looks up in film's new poster

Things are looking up for Jennifer Lawrence in the latest poster for David O. Russell’s <i>Joy,</i> a drama that chronicles one woman’s life from age 10 to …

Cara Delevingne says she's ditching fashion for films

Cara Delevingne’s already been keeping herself busy with films — she recently starred in <i>Paper Towns</i> and will next appear in <i>Pan</i> — but she recently …

Fear the Walking Dead: Elizabeth Rodriguez on going into 'survival mode': Interview

As if being locked up Litchfield Penitentiary was not enough, <i>Orange is the New Black</i> star Elizabeth Rodriguez now has a zombie apocalypse to deal …

Mission: Impossible star Rebecca Ferguson in talks for The Girl on the Train

Rebecca Ferguson’s <i>Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation</i> might catapult her into another high profile character. The Swedish actress is in talks to join …

Suicide Squad: Margot Robbie leaves her mark with a tattoo

Harley’s Tattoo Parlour is open for business.<p>That is, <i>Suicide Squad</i> star Margot Robbie is keeping in character as the daffy supervillain Harley Quinn …

The Girl on the Train movie: Casting the role of Tom

The cast of the big-screen adaptation of <i>The Girl on the Train</i> is coming together, with Rebecca Ferguson now in talks to join Emily Blunt as two of …

Star Wars The Force Awakens: Lupita Nyong'o calls her role 'a blessing'

Lupita Nyong’o’s last two years have been filled with career achievements most veteran actors would be jealous of. After winning an Oscar for her …

Most disappointing TV series finales headlined by Dexter, The Sopranos

Still upset at how Dexter finished up? You’re not alone.<p>Reddit user ChallengeResponse posted graphs tracking show’s IMDb ratings, comparing the …

Birth Control Pills Save Lives. This Massive New Study Proves It.

Since the 1960s, an uneasy question has been whispered among medical communities, media, and feminist circles: Could the birth control pill—arguably …

Birth Control Pills

Birth Control Pills Have Reportedly Prevented 400,000 Cases of Cancer

And that benefit continues even if you stop taking them.<p>The Pill isn't just good for preventing pregnancy and regulating your periods. It turns out that the birth control pill can also drastically cut your risk for certain cancers. A new study found that over the years, oral contraception has …

Birth Control Pills Give Women Dramatic Anti-Cancer Benefits

Women now have a surprising new reason to go on the pill.<p>Birth control pills have been around since the 1960s, when they offered women a revolutionary degree of control over their reproductive capabilities. Over the years, the formulation of “the pill” has changed, but it remains one of the most …

Long-Term Birth Control Use Could Save Your Life

Taking the pill for five years reduces your risk of cancer.<p>Women who take oral contraceptives for 10 to 15 years cut their risk of endometrial cancer in half, says a new study published in the medical journal The Lancet Oncology.<p>The meta-analysis, which looked at data from 36 studies and 143,019 …

Let This “Game Of Thrones” App Be The Next-Level CliffsNotes That Gets You Into The Books

HarperCollins U.K. recently partnered up with George R.R. Martin and the digital product studio Reason to create <i>A Game of Thrones: Get Into the …

Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' app to ease nervous HBO viewers into Martin's novels

Are you a big fan of HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones,</i> but the prospect of actually picking up a novel and reading it has you overwhelmed and apprehensive? Then …

Understand what the hell is happening on 'Game of Thrones' with this app

The ever-increasing cast of characters, allegiances and rivalries on <i>Game of Thrones</i> can get confusing, especially for the show-only variety of …

Rupert Friend of 'Homeland' will be anyone you want him to be

"Homeland's" Peter Quinn is not to be trifled with: He's a crack shot and a tireless investigator for the CIA, though not without flaws (he's just begun an inadvisable relationship with Claire Danes' volatile Carrie Mathison, and he once stabbed a suspect through the hand). Rupert Friend, who plays …

10 Innovative Writers Who Are Shaking Up The Book World

It’s common for a writer to be hailed as revolutionary by a contemporary, a publisher, a reviewer or a peer -- so common, in fact, that it’s tough to distinguish new gems from old tropes. And while “new” shouldn’t be the standard when judging whether a book is valuable or exciting, it’s worth …

Books

Casting News Reveals 5 Major Spoilers For 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6

Winter still hasn't come in "Game of Thrones" Season 5 and already we're hearing news about Season 6. Casting news, to be exact.<p>Dedicated fan site Watchers on the Wall reports that it has received new casting info for the next season of "GoT." Based on the news, it appears some abandoned storylines …

15 Books All 20 Somethings Should Read To Know More About The World

Fresh shoots tentatively probe the air while their roots have yet to find purchase. The more firmly they are rooted, the more boldly they stretch …

Literature

Game of Thrones TV Book Club: Nude Sand Snakes, Sansa's nightmare, and Tyrion meeting Dany? Oh my!

Welcome back to the <i>Game of Thrones</i> TV Book Club, a discussion space for <i>Thrones</i> viewers who have also read the five books (so far) of George R. R. …