10 Rainy Day Reads

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    10 Rainy Day Reads

    These books are the perfect complement to the next dreary day.

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    8 Books to Read on a Snow Day

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    8 Books to Read on a Snow Day

    Grab a book, blanket, bed, and booze!

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    If You Loved <em>Downton Abbey</em>, Watch <em>Doctor Thorne</em>

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    If You Loved Downton Abbey, Watch Doctor Thorne

    Julian Fellowes' new British drama is really good.

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    10 Words We Learned From Literature

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    10 Words We Learned From Literature

    Taken from the pages of your favorite books, these made-up words are just as useful for daily conversation.

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    15 Types of Books to Jump-Start Your Collection

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    15 Types of Books to Jump-Start Your Collection

    Recommendations for a well-rounded bookshelf.

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    8 Musicals Based on Books

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    8 Musicals Based on Books

    Leave the singing to the professionals.

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    9 Irrational Fears We Can Blame on Books

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    9 Irrational Fears We Can Blame on Books

    Logic aside, these book based fears still haunt us today.

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    20 Quotes From Your Favorite Poets

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    20 Quotes From Your Favorite Poets

    In honor of National Poetry Month, poets on poetry.

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    7 Children’s Books Every Adult Should Read

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    7 Children’s Books Every Adult Should Read

    Just because they’re for children doesn’t mean they’re not for adults.

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    10 New Series to Read

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    10 New Series to Read

    Get hooked with some of these new reads

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    7 Great Books That Were Originally Critical Flops

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    7 Great Books That Were Originally Critical Flops

    Sometimes a classic takes a while to grow on you.

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    14 Book Adaptations Nominated for Oscars

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    14 Book Adaptations Nominated for Oscars

    The best ideas come straight from the book.

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    7 Alternate History Books

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    7 Alternate History Books

    How could changes in our past affect our present?

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    10 Classic Romance Reads for Valentine’s Day

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    10 Classic Romance Reads for Valentine’s Day

    Nobody does romance quite like the classics.

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    7 Fantasy Epics That Deserve the TV Treatment

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    7 Fantasy Epics That Deserve the TV Treatment

    We love Game of Thrones, but these stories should make the jump to TV, too!

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    8 Crazy <i>Game of Thrones</i> Fan Theories

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    8 Crazy Game of Thrones Fan Theories

    Spoilers follow, so proceed with caution!

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    400 Years After Shakespeare’s Death, He Will Dominate 2016

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    400 Years After Shakespeare’s Death, He Will Dominate 2016

    A mock funeral and a cocktail recipe book are among the things that will mark the anniversary of William Shakespeare's death.

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    7 Fictional Places That Do Christmas Right

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    7 Fictional Places That Do Christmas Right

    Who wouldn’t want an invitation to Fezziwig’s Christmas party?

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    11 Books to Pair with Adele’s New Album

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    11 Books to Pair with Adele’s New Album

    You can't hear the entire album on Spotify, but you can read all of these books!

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    6 Alternative Reads for Christmas

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    6 Alternative Reads for Christmas

    Because you've read The Night Before Christmas one too many times.

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    Celebrate L.M. Montgomery with 10 Quotes from <i>Anne of Green Gables</i>

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    Celebrate L.M. Montgomery with 10 Quotes from Anne of Green Gables

    More than 100 years later, the wisdom of Anne of Green Gables lives on.

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    10 Novels Written in About a Month

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    10 Novels Written in About a Month

    It might surprise you how quickly some of these classics were written.

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    10 Novels Written in About a Month

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    10 Novels Written in About a Month

    It might surprise you how quickly some of these classics were written.

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    10 Self-Published Authors Who Made it Big

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    Library Borrower Returns Books More Than 50 Years Late

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    Library Borrower Returns Books More Than 50 Years Late

    Outdated textbooks return to Portland State University half a century after first being borrowed.

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    Library Borrower Returns Books More Than 50 Years Late

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    Library Borrower Returns Books More Than 50 Years Late

    Outdated textbooks return to Portland State University half a century after first being borrowed.

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    New Dystopian Novels to Add to Your Bookshelf

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    7 Sherlock Holmes Spin-Offs

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    8 Celebrities Who Write Fiction and Do It Well

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    10 Books That Are Nothing Like the Film Adaptation

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    10 Books That Are Nothing Like the Film Adaptation

    If you've only seen the movie, you don't know the real story.

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    <em>The Guardian</em> Wants You to Help Name the Greatest English-Language Novels

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    The Guardian Wants You to Help Name the Greatest English-Language Novels

    The British newspaper is inviting readers to amend its list of 100 great novels.

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    Barack Obama Releases His Summer Reading List

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    Barack Obama Releases His Summer Reading List

    The President plans to read six books during his 16-day vacation.

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    2015 Man Booker Prize Longlist Released

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    2015 Man Booker Prize Longlist Released

    Marilynne Robinson and Anne Enright make the 13-book list, while others are left off.

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    Must-Visit Indie Bookstores

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    Must-Visit Indie Bookstores

    Real-life bookstores as swoon-worthy as The Shop Around the Corner from You’ve Got Mail.

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    Roald Dahl Gets His Very Own App

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    Roald Dahl Gets His Very Own App

    "Twit or Miss" is a mobile game based on the author's book The Twits.

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    An Iconic Character Changes in <i>Go Set A Watchman</i>

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    An Iconic Character Changes in Go Set A Watchman

    According to early reviews, Atticus Finch is different from the man we knew in To Kill A Mockingbird.

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