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9 Page-Turning Spy Novels to Keep You on the Edge of Your Beach Chair

Marked by an exhilarating pace, plenty of dramatic twists and turns, and richly drawn, complex protagonists, spa novels are about as riveting as it …

Books

12 Amazing Audiobook Memoirs to Add to Your Playlist

Looking for the perfect audiobook to listen to during your commute, workout, or road trip? Look for one of these amazing memoirs!<i>Breaking Free</i>, …

Take a Hot Bath Under the Northern Lights at This Remote Icelandic Hotel

Those who think that Iceland’s been ruined by American tourists just need to venture further north.<p>Up in Iceland’s remote Fljot valley, there’s a …

Northern Lights

The best coffee shop in all 50 states

Starbucks’ green mermaid may reside in all 50 states, but part of what makes this country so special is the distinctness of each state in the union. …

The Compelling Memoirs You Have To Read

Some call it navel-gazing. We call it too good to put down.<p>As much as we adore fiction, a good memoir really has a huge emotional impact on the …

Barack Obama

The 10 Most Addicting Books, According to the Internet

When I asked the MR community to help me compile a list of genuinely addicting books, I had no idea the request would be met with such gusto. As of …

Books

The 2017 Man Booker Prize longlist is out

The longlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize is out, and it’s a combination of much-publicised works from big names and relative unknowns. Arundhati …

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature

Professional romance novelists can write 3,000 words a day. Here’s how they do it

Writing is not a sexy business. It’s not a rare butterfly that floats down and gently kisses you on the nose with a brilliant idea that conjures a hurricane of cash. It’s frustrating, and it’s lonely, and for most people, it doesn’t pay.<p>But one genre consistently makes it work. Romance writers who …

Creative Writing

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Knitting

Julianna Socks Free Knitting Pattern

How Do You Knit Socks?

Is This The Secret To The Perfect Way To Knit Socks?<p>I guess most of use have our own way of knitting socks.<p>You may, like me, even have a pattern …

My Top 10 Tips for Knit Socks

Poudre Socks by Ann Budd. Get the kit!<p>Knit socks might seem simple (after you’ve knit your first few pairs, that is), but there are certain …

An Oral History of the Funniest Podcast Ever

We spoke to more than two dozen comedians who helped Scott Aukerman’s ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ podcast get to 500 episodes.<p>It’s a hazy Saturday afternoon …

20 Podcasts About Writing That Will Have You Penning A Bestselling Novel In No Time

Writers get their inspiration from all sorts of places — real life, current events, favorite books, other writers, their own imagination, and more …

Writing

10 Must-Read Books That Should Be Mandatory Reading In High School

Mandatory reading isn't always everyone's favorite kind of reading. Everyone has that one book that they remember slogging through in high school …

Books

Flash Sale: $190 Roundtrip Tickets to Iceland

From a number of major American cities<p>Iceland’s WOW Air is offering roundtrip flights to Iceland from a number of major American cities starting at …

From Sherlock Holmes to Tartan Noir, a decade-by-decade guide to the best British crime novels

1900s<p>Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902), in which Sherlock Holmes hunts the “black beast …larger than any hound that ever mortal eye has rested upon”, is the greatest case of the world’s greatest detective, and still grips readers as irresistibly as the Grimpen Mire …

If You Want to Write a Book, Write Every Day or Quit Now

The key to getting your book written, says Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Hunter, isn’t talent or luck or inspiration. It’s the act of sitting down …

Writing

11 Books All Harry Potter Fans Must Read

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The Only 7 Things You Can Control in Life

You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>In my experience, life can be pretty complicated. Although most of us have plenty to manage in our day-to-day …

The 11 Daily Habits of Supremely Happy People

We all have different goals, values, beliefs, and experiences, but there is one universal thing that binds us all: We just want to be happy. But for the most part, happiness seems more like an existential dream than an attainable reality.<p>Yet, everything we think, say, and do are linked to our …