Some of the best coming-of-age stories take place at boarding schools – even though only a tiny percentage of real-world kids attend them. But what a plot device to draw upon! The potential for drama and shenanigans is almost limitless.Read more
Debbie Macomber talks about how she launched her career against all odds and what she's learned along the way.
Since 1846, the Associated Press has been bringing us news from around the world. They also do some excellent travel writing.
On December 6, 1969, 300,000 fans converged for "Woodstock West," a free concert at the Altamont Speedway outside of San Francisco, featuring Jefferson Airplane, the Rolling Stones, and more. The Hells Angels provided security—in exchange for free beer. Everything went wrong.
Just a Shot Away author Saul Austerlitz runs down the cast of characters involved in the event commonly described as "the death of the '60s."Read more
Gail Carriger, the master of the comic paranormal Victorian steampunk novel, explains why these four historical fantasy novels are among her top reads.Read more
It's Prime Day and a trio of the most popular kitchen gadgets are included in today's deals. Here they are, along with a couple of my favorite cookbooks to go with each one.