In search of something good to read? USA TODAY's Barbara VanDenburgh scopes out the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases. 1. “Almost Just Friends,” by Jill Shalvis (William Morrow, fiction,
Over the years, there have been countless adaptations of beloved author Jane Austen’s six novels. In a plot twist that is truly Austen-worthy, what if we told you there was an unfinished novel? More importantly,
Accomplishing more this year won't mean much if you don't also enjoy (and share) your success. Even a half a minute of introspection is enough to tell you that the point of all our striving should be happiness.
The end of one year and the beginning of the next always has me working to read books that I missed or which I’ve been really wanting to read for a while. Accordingly, I’ve packed along three books while
Warren Buffett — arguably the most skilled investor of our time — said reading 500 pages a day was the key to success. "That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest," he explained.
"AGAIN!!!" That request/demand will be familiar to any parent — kids hardly ever want to read a book just once. So we asked Matt de la Peña, Newbery medal-winning children's author (and dad), to recommend
A decade ago, it seemed likely that children’s books would fall victim to the digital age, paperbacks cast aside for Kindles, picture books swiped on iPads. A recent survey of 1,000 parents by charity
In the literary world, it has been a year of big, bold ambition. Novelists have stretched their canvases — writing a sentence that runs for a thousand pages; charting the fate of three families in Africa