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2018 Celebrity Picks

Dozens of famous bookworms tell us about their favorite reads of the year, in their own words.

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Vannessa's Mystery Corner

Why we've waited so long to give Vannessa a voice on the blog is a mystery. 

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The Best Comics and Graphic Novels of 2018

Bookstore curator Alison Walker highlights five of the best comics and graphic novels from a year chock-full of excellent graphic works.

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What "The Princess Bride" Taught Me About Life

Five life lessons from William Goldman's The Princess Bride.

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Casey Gerald Explores the Shadowy Side of the American Dream in "There Will Be No Miracles Here"

Casey Gerald could be held up as the poster child of someone who achieved the American Dream despite the vast odds against him. But that path to success is a dark and thorny one and is perhaps not one we should be encouraging kids to take. Gerald talks to us about his memoir that we chose as a Best Book of October.

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4 New Graphic Novels That Will Pin You to Your Couch

These four new graphic novels will stop you in your tracks and make the world go away.

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10 Books Bound for the Big Screen this Year

Here are ten movies, coming soon, that began as what Merriam-Webster defines as " a set of written, printed, or blank sheets bound together between a front and back cover."

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Banned Books Week: Exercise Your Right to Read

Celebrate your literary freedoms with a handful of our favorite titles that have—in some way, at some time—been "challenged," "banned," and "burned."

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This Week in Books: 8 books coming soon to a screen near you

Crazy Rich Asians and Jack Ryan headline the batch of books coming to life on screens big and small now through September.

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5 Comics to Read This Summer

Heading on vacation or a long weekend? Grab one of these graphic novels to make it a perfect getaway.

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Books to Film: Director Gus Van Sant for "Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot"

Based on the late John Callahan's autobiography, Gus Van Sant's Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot is the story of the boundary-pushing cartoonist and his often warped takes on life. Van Sant speaks about Callahan, his life, and star Joaquin Phoenix. Also, watch the trailer!

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Common Sense Books for Independence (and Every) Day

Independence Day is the perfect moment to reflect on the origins and meaning of our freedoms, and maybe reacquaint ourselves with cornerstone writings and documents of our democracy. Here are a few books appropriate for any day of the year.

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Road Trip Essentials: Audiobooks for Your Next Epic Drive

The miles will fly by with these entertaining listens everyone in the car will love.

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Some Books We Would Have Liked for Father's Day, If We Hadn't Already Read Them

Here's a wide-ranging list of books we would have liked as gifts--had we not already them--and that we think the father in your life might like, too.

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Load up on Prime Reading Page-Turners This Summer

Long days are best spent with a cold drink and a great book.

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