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The 10 best books of 2017

2017's 10 best reads

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2017

In a year of fantastic novels and short fiction — many by debut writers — these are our favorites, in no particular order.

100 Great Works of Dystopian Fiction

We may or may not be living in a dystopian age, but we are certainly living in an age of dystopias. At every turn in a bookstore aisle, you’re …

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

25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

Literature

Over 40 At-Home Exercises You Need For Your Best Butt Ever

Get ready to build out that booty and strengthen your body from the bottom up (get it?) with these at-home and gym-ready exercises. From no-equipment squats to kettlebell deadlifts to BOSU bridges, we've got your bases covered in a way that'll leave beginners and experts alike with a serious burn …

Workouts

24 Inexpensive Beauty Products That Are Better Than The Expensive Versions

<i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

The 10 Best Books to Introduce You to Magical Realism

Magical realism leaves a lot of readers in confusion. A mode that exists somewhere between fantasy and reality, many readers get it mixed up with …

Literature

12 books you should read before they become movies this year

The year is ending, which means the best movies are all about to come out.<p>But as you might expect, a lot of those movies are based on popular, acclaimed, and award-winning books. And while you don't <i>always</i> have to read the book before watching the movie, some of these novels, nonfiction books, …

Paramount Pictures

Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups

5 stars based on 116 votes<p>This dish is similar to <i>Larb Gai</i>, the Thai dish made from minced chicken, fish sauce, lime juice, chilies and fresh herbs. …

Asian BBQ Chicken

Servings: 4<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar, packed<br>• 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons soy sauce (use gluten-free …

Grilled Thai Curry Chicken Skewers with Coconut-Peanut Sauce

5 stars based on 94 votes<p>This recipe was passed on to me by my dear friend, Kelly Santoro. She found it in the Costco magazine, of all places, but …

Letting Go of Anxiety (Video)

Life starts to slow down when the feelings of anxiety begin to creep up, and if you're faced with an important interview or a meeting, then "going in" anxious comes with the anticipation of a detrimental result. Meditation provides a fast and effective relief from emotions that are getting into the …

Mindfulness

Best of Beauty 2016: Scent

Fragrance has undeniable power: To inspire, to seduce, to calm. We found the perfumes that harness it in the most sublime way.

Beauty

Best of Beauty 2016: Skin

The road to glowing skin is paved with good intentions—and disappointing jars. These formulas get your skin where you want it to go: Radiancetown.

Best of Beauty 2016: Sensitive Skin

Eight standouts with a gentle touch.<p>Best of Beauty 2017<p>We’re over the moon for these 16 formulas that coddle and smooth and protect every last inch of our skin.<p>September 19, 2017<p>Hair, skin, and makeup wonders as loved for what’s in them as for what’s not.<p>September 19, 2017<p>Must Haves<p>We mouthed off …

Skin Care

Best of Beauty 2016: Hair

These shampoos, conditioners, and styling products nurture what nature gave you—and make every texture thrive.

Best of Beauty 2016: Hall of Fame

Makeup

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

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

Here's The Book Cover For The Fully Illustrated "Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets"

Accio illustrations!

The 30 best book to movie adaptations you'll want to watch AND read

Some movies start their lives as scripts. Others as TV shows that someone, somewhere, decides to turn into film (with varying degrees of success). …

The 42 best books to read before you die – our favourites

Books are deeply personal things. Each of us form unique bonds with the characters we read about, relate to storylines and personalities in different …

40 Classic Best Picture Winners You'll Want To Rewatch Again And Again

If you don't care about red carpet interviews or endless acceptance speeches, watch one of these classics instead.<p>Not watching the Oscars on Sunday? Queue up one of these timeless films instead.

Film Posters

A British tech entrepreneur is selling his New York City townhouse for $26 million

White, currently a partner at Notion Capital, bought the light-filled home on a quiet, tree-lined block in Greenwich Village for $7.25 million back in 2009. Originally built in 1915, the three-story building has an English flare and quirky interior touches, like a disco ball in the master …

What Happened When I Forced Myself to Wake Up at 5am for a Week

Desperate times call for desperate measures. With basically every waking minute accounted for, I hadn’t had any “me time” in months — and it was taking its toll. The stack of unread books by my bed just kept growing. My mind was foggy. I felt sluggish. And exercise? What’s exercise? A couple years …

The complete guide to reading—and even enjoying—classic literature

The classics. Literature’s Greatest Hits. You’ve been hearing about these supposedly elite, magnificent books for forever, yet you’ve never really picked one up and cracked open its cover. Or clicked, in this digital age. Still, it’s likely you’ve wanted to read a classic novel at least at some …

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