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Books Coming Out in the Fall That We Can’t Wait to Read

Add these novels to your fall reading list.<p>We’re only halfway through our summer reading lists, but we’re already looking forward to fall. Every …

Books

28 New Fiction Books To Add To Your Must-Read List This Fall

As we head into back-to-school season and long, blissful weeks of sweater weather, it’s only natural to be tempted to spend hours in the bookstore browsing fresh titles and adding to our to-read piles.<p>Fortunately, this fall is packed with hotly anticipated new fiction from literary stars (like …

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20 short books worthy of your whole weekend

No luck on your New Year’s resolution to read more? Pick up one of these short titles and you can call yourself well read by Monday morning<p><i>This</i> …

7 Exceptional Books to Read in Times of Grief

<b>FICTION</b><p>A satisfyingly sprawling tome about a married pair of New York City artists whose children die in a bus accident, Lynne Sharon Schwartz’s <i>Disturbances in the Field</i> captures the unhappy specificity of grief with a cultural stenographer’s unflinching eye – and wonderful descriptions of food, …

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31 Of The Most Heartwarming Books You'll Ever Read

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

8 Must-Download Apps For Your New iPhone Or Android

Just unwrapped a new smartphone? Here’s a little help navigating the ocean of apps that await you.<p>If you just unwrapped a new smartphone or are thinking of using that envelope of holiday cash to run out and buy one and you’re eager to fill it up with new ways to distract yourself, then read on. …

Apps

Reese Witherspoon's Book-To-Movie Club

As Elle Woods in <i>Legally Blonde</i>, Reese Witherspoon proved you can go to Harvard AND do the “bend and snap.” Now, she is championing girl power in her …

34 Classic Books That Won't Actually Bore You

"One word: Magical.”<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity

Literature

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Watchlist

Meet The Woman Who Sold A Million Copies Of Her Coloring Books For Adults

Johanna Basford's first adult coloring book, Secret Garden, was translated into 14 languages, outselling the most popular cookbook in Paris. “I think everyone has a creative spark; they just need the opportunity to let it flourish,” she told BuzzFeed News.<p>"Sometimes the most valuable thing you can …

Seven Men

• <b>Author:</b> Eric Metaxas<p><b>In Seven Men, New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas presents seven exquisitely crafted short portraits of widely known—but not well understood—Christian men, each of whom uniquely showcases a commitment to live by certain virtues in the truth of the gospel.</b><p>Written in a …

Etched in Sand

• <b>Author:</b> Regina Calcaterra<p>Regina’s Calcaterra memoir, Etched in Sand, is an inspiring and triumphant coming-of-age story of tenacity and hope. <br>Regina Calcaterra is a successful lawyer, New York State official, and activist. Her painful early life, however, was quite different. Regina and her four …