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Classics Round-Up: Our Five Favorite Memoirs

Classics Round-Up: Our Five Favorite Memoirs

We’re of the belief that books make a difference. Reading a story, whether it’s an escape or providing support, it’s important. Sometimes there is nothing better than reading someone else’s story to open your eyes to new ways of thinking about the world. Here are some of our favorite memoirs[…]

by × June 13, 2014 ×

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2014 Mysteries We Love (so far)

2014 Mysteries We Love (so far)

Mysteries make everything better, we know. And with the Edgar Awards just around the corner it only makes sense to take a moment to share our love of mystery books. So today we’re giving you some great new book recommendations that will help you forget your worries and get sucked[…]

by × April 18, 2014 ×

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for 2014 Movies Based On Books

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for 2014 Movies Based On Books

With the Oscars fast-approaching – they’re slated for this Sunday so get your popcorn ready! – we thought we’d give you the scoop on 2014 movies based on books. Since they tend to be the good ones that start from a great story we think this will help prepare you[…]

by × February 28, 2014 ×

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Go for the Gold: Best Olympic Books

Go for the Gold: Best Olympic Books

If you’re like us, you want to spend the next two weeks glued to the TV watching the Olympics. Unfortunately, we have day jobs to attend to so it won’t work out that way. But we have good news! We’ve picked out a few sporty reads for you to keep[…]

by × February 12, 2014 ×

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6 Awesome YA Books Set at Boarding School

6 Awesome YA Books Set at Boarding School

I love boarding school books because they show that teenagers are capable of making decisions, but also learning from their first independent decisions. When I was in high school I dreamed of the freedom of going to boarding school reading books like A Separate Peace and watching movies like Dead Poet’s[…]

by × January 24, 2014 ×

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New Years Books for a “New You,” 2014 Edition

New Years Books for a “New You,” 2014 Edition

Now that we’re recovered from the Christmas holiday our attention is shifting to New Year’s Eve. It’s only 4 days away! Time for champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and your favorite sparkly outfit. But New Year’s Eve also brings up the idea of New Year’s Resolutions. Every year on December 31st at[…]

by × December 27, 2013 ×

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Alibris Picks: Best Books of 2013 (Non-Fiction)

Alibris Picks: Best Books of 2013 (Non-Fiction)

In case you missed it, in our last post we revealed our Best Fiction Books of 2013. Now we’ve come up with list for all those fact lovers out there.  Here’s our Best Non-Fiction Books of 2013. Best Non-Fiction of 2013             The Unwinding: An Inner History of[…]

by × December 20, 2013 ×

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Alibris Picks: Best Books of 2013 (Fiction)

Alibris Picks: Best Books of 2013 (Fiction)

We’ve made it through another busy year! And if you are lucky you carved out some time to pick up some of the Best Books of 2013. If not, no fear! Here’s our favorite fiction published this year. There’s no time like the holidays to dig in and enjoy some reading.[…]

by × December 13, 2013 ×