Stephenie Bertz

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We Were Liars

• <b>Author:</b> E. Lockhart<p><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b><p><b>One of James Patterson's "Favorite Thrillers for the Beach" (New York Times)</b><p><b>"Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents</b>." —<i>Wall Street Journal</i><b><br>"A rich, stunning summer</b> …

8 Beach Reads and the Beaches to Read Them On

These books look great with a tan. Photo by Boris Ebzeev.<p><i>By Tess Falotico for Fathom</i> | <i>The books we read each summer are only as good as the beaches we read them on. Fathom's professional beach-reading intern Tess Falotico looked into both: What to read and, more importantly, where to read it.</i><p>THE …

10 Must-Read Books for June

After a winter that lasted far too long, June holds the promise that the blue skies, sunshine, and higher temperatures are here to stay. Not only …

Books

NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of May 29, 2014 : NPR

Slut-Shaming Gets the YA Treatment in ‘The Truth About Alice’

Jennifer Mathieu has always identified as a feminist, but she couldn’t have anticipated the explosion of #YesAllWomen just before the release of her …

50 Of The Best Kids' Books Published In The Last 25 Years

Little kids may insist you read the same books over and over at bedtime (sometimes more than once in the same night), but that doesn't mean you can't stop trying to add variety to the mix. This new list, compiled by Reach Out and Read, a nonprofit organization that advocates for literacy, and book …

Midnight Crossroad

• <b>Author:</b> Charlaine Harris<p><b>Take a trip to the small town where only outsiders fit in with the first novel in Charlaine Harris’ paranormal mystery series—as seen in NBC’s primetime television series Midnight, Texas.</b><p>Welcome to Midnight, Texas, a town with many boarded-up windows and few full-time …

White Girl Problems

• <b>Author:</b> Babe Walker<p>Babe Walker, center of the universe, is a painstakingly manicured white girl with an expensive smoothie habit, a proclivity for Louboutins, a mysterious mother she's never met, and approximately 50 bajillion Twitter followers. But her "problems" have landed her in shopping …

The Snow Queen

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Cunningham<p><b>A darkly luminous new novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of</b> <i>The Hours</i><p>Michael Cunningham's luminous novel begins with a vision. It's November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is inspired to look up at the sky; …

Under the Wide and Starry Sky

• <b>Author:</b> Nancy Horan<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH</b><p><i>Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.</i><p>From Nancy Horan, <i>New York Times</i> …

One More Thing

• <b>Author:</b> B. J. Novak<p><b>New York Times Bestseller</b> <b><br>A startlingly original debut from the actor, writer, director, and executive producer hailed as “a gifted observer of the human condition and a very funny writer capable of winning that rare thing: unselfconscious, insuppressible laughter” (The Washington</b> …

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

• <b>Author:</b> Neil Gaiman<p>A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and terror, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is Neil Gaiman’s first new novel for adults since his #1 New York Times bestseller Anansi Boys.<p>This bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and …

Get Wicked With Author Sarah Harian's Debut

If you're looking for a gobble-up-in-one-sitting-page-turner that will keep you clinging to the edge of your seat, check out <i>The Wicked We Have Done</i> by Sarah Harian. A great mix of action and romance, this suspenseful new adult novel follows Evalyn Ibarra - an accused killer who becomes one of a …

Dragonfly - Leigh Talbert Moore

iPad in Education: Great Kindergarten Case Study

Talk about a great endorsement – they just don’t get any better than this. Just in case you can’t read the quite text on the image above, here it is:<p>For the first time in 22 years of teaching, 100 percent of my kindergarten students went to first grade reading above grade level.<p>That’s from Kristi …