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  • Romance Roundup: Librarians, Telepaths, and Special Ops Agents

    This week’s Romance Roundup includes women hiding from their pasts, a very sexy Beast, and many special ops agents who are looking for some sweet revenge and meet some sweet ladies. The Obsession, by Nora Roberts No one tells a […] The post Romance Roundup: Librarians, Telepaths, and Special Ops Agents appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • The Book Nerd’s Guide to Spring Break

    Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose noses are always wedged in books. For past guides, click here. Personally, I’ve […] The post The Book Nerd’s Guide to Spring Break appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 5 Novels That Sold Movie Rights Before They Were Even Published

    Usually there’s a natural order to the world: the sun rises in the East, new books come out on Tuesdays, and if a book sells enough copies, someone will eventually buy the film rights. Wait, scratch that last one—the business of entertainment […] The post 5 Novels That Sold Movie Rights Before They Were Even Published appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 6 Novels In Which Nothing is As It Seems (And We Love It)

    Some stories are straightforward, telling us everything just as it is. Some employ a few twists that change the plot’s internal logic, giving the reader an excitingly bumpy ride. Then there are the six novels below, which think nothing of […] The post 6 Novels In Which Nothing is As It Seems (And We Love It) appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Jenny Lawson’s You Are Here: An Owner’s Manual for Dangerous Minds: Self-Help Coloring Book Is Profanely Profound

    Jenny Lawson’s new book, You Are Here: An Owner’s Manual for Dangerous Minds, hits shelves March 7, and it couldn’t have arrived at a better time for me. Like 40 million other American adults, I have an anxiety disorder—it’s not […] The post Jenny Lawson’s You Are Here: An Owner’s Manual for Dangerous Minds: Self-Help Coloring Book Is Profanely Profound appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 5 Times History was Determined by Drug Abuse

    Even a casual study of history reveals that drugs have been a part of human society since pretty much forever. Surprisingly (unsurprisingly?), much of the course of history has been shaped by drug use of one sort or another. Reading about […] The post 5 Times History was Determined by Drug Abuse appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Sometimes More Isn’t Better: Sophie Kinsella’s My Not So Perfect Life

    There are currently 137 photos on my phone that were all from my attempt to get just one happy, everyone-looking-forward, family photo. Not for a picture frame, or even the annual Christmas card. No, it was for Facebook.  So I […] The post Sometimes More Isn’t Better: Sophie Kinsella’s My Not So Perfect Life appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 10 Literary Kids We’re Surprised Survived to Adulthood (And Some We’re Not Sure Actually Did)

    While extremely difficult childhoods are an understandable conceit in novels (there’s nothing more boring than a healthy, happy upbringing), some stories are so intense, it’s amazing to imagine the kids involved actually survived to adulthood—if they did, at that. These 10 […] The post 10 Literary Kids We’re Surprised Survived to Adulthood (And Some We’re Not Sure Actually Did) appeared first on B...

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  • A Lot to Love in Susan Mallery’s A Million Little Things

    In Susan Mallery’s latest novel, A Million Little Things, readers return to the familiar (and aptly named) Mischief Bay for a new story of friendship, family, and love. What Susan does best is create memorable, relatable characters like the ones […] The post A Lot to Love in Susan Mallery’s A Million Little Things appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 5 Reasons We Can’t Wait to Read Alec Baldwin’s Memoir Nevertheless

    Eventually, everyone famous writes a memoir, in part because famous people do tend to lead interesting lives, and in part because publishers know those memoirs will sell because readers want the inside scoop on being famous. The entertainment value of […] The post 5 Reasons We Can’t Wait to Read Alec Baldwin’s Memoir Nevertheless appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Celebrate Read Across America Day with 10 Authors Who Carry on the Spirit of Dr. Seuss

    Few people have done more to encourage our children to read than the late Dr. Seuss, born Theodore Geisel. As the author of iconic picture books including The Cat in the Hat, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, and […] The post Celebrate Read Across America Day with 10 Authors Who Carry on the Spirit of Dr. Seuss appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Romance Roundup: Detectives, Alaska Love Stories, and Dance Competitions

    This week’s Romance Roundup includes two lady detectives with a serial killer to catch, a neurosurgeon in need of some R&R, and a vampire settling into married life. Expecting to Die, by Lisa Jackson This is the latest book in […] The post Romance Roundup: Detectives, Alaska Love Stories, and Dance Competitions appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 5 Delightfully Disturbing Narrators

    With Lolita, Vladimir Nabakov dared readers to identify with a monstrous, unreliable narrator. Artistic prose and a strong narrative voice can wreak havoc with our emotions, startle us with darker-than-dark humor, or even force us to question the nature of […] The post 5 Delightfully Disturbing Narrators appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • March’s Best New History Books

    March is a month perfectly situated for history-making—the year is still young and full of promise, inspiring folks to take action. You may not be in a position to change the course of history, but you can change the course […] The post March’s Best New History Books appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • March’s Best New Thrillers

    It’s that time of year, when the buzz of a new calendar has faded and we’re all collectively realizing just how long it is before our next vacation. A great way to recharge and refreshed for the coming spring is to […] The post March’s Best New Thrillers appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • March’s Best New Fiction

    The Ides of March—the date on which Julius Caesar was assassinated—seems particularly relevant to this month’s best fiction. With two historical novels set in Italy, the first depicting the scandal-ridden Borgias and the second revealing an unexpectedly softer side to […] The post March’s Best New Fiction appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 7 Short Story Collections to Read in 2017

    Short story fans are in for a treat in 2017, with so many collections by long-established masters and intriguing debut authors that it will be hard to choose where to start reading. Here are seven can’t-miss collections to watch out […] The post 7 Short Story Collections to Read in 2017 appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Books to Read While You’re Waiting for Twin Peaks’ Return

    The long dreamed-of return of Twin Peaks is happening, and we haven’t stopped eating celebratory pie and coffee since David Lynch gave word. While we wait for the third season to arrive with nothing but our sentient log friends to keep […] The post Books to Read While You’re Waiting for Twin Peaks’ Return appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

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  • You’ll Fall in Love With Lisa Kleypas’ Devil in Spring

    Lisa Kleypas is back with another masterful romance full of intrigue, tension, and true love that conquers all. Devil in Spring is the third book in Kleypas’ Ravenel’s series, but the title brings to mind my favorite of her novels—Devil in Winter, with […] The post You’ll Fall in Love With Lisa Kleypas’ Devil in Spring appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • The Book Nerd’s Guide to Picking Your Next Read

    Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose noses are always wedged in a book. See past guides here. There was a time […] The post The Book Nerd’s Guide to Picking Your Next Read appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 10 Seemingly Unrelated Books that Complement Each Other Perfectly

    The literary world can like an infinite sea of ideas: walk into a bookstore and the thousands of titles on display—which are only the tip of the bookberg bobbing under the surface—is overwhelming in the best way. You might imagine the chances […] The post 10 Seemingly Unrelated Books that Complement Each Other Perfectly appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Taking the Back Road to Writing: An Interview with Andrew Lane

    Yesterday Andrew Lane’s Day of Ice hit the shelves, a a fast-paced follow-up to Dawn of Spies. The series is an update on Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe that finds the titular hero reimagined as a 17-year-old, recently escaped from the island he was marooned on. […] The post Taking the Back Road to Writing: An Interview with Andrew Lane appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Romance Roundup: Veteran Heroines, Carpathian Chaos, and Montana Men

    This week’s Romance Roundup includes a woman who gets a well-deserved tropical vacation, an army veteran heroine who needs lots of hugs, and a guy who is trying to keep the family business on the straight and narrow. Burn, by […] The post Romance Roundup: Veteran Heroines, Carpathian Chaos, and Montana Men appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Our Favorite Romantic Comedies: A Guest Post from Sex Says Authors Max Monroe

    William Shakespeare was the original craftsman of the Romantic Comedy genre. It might not be a scientific or mathematical fact, but in our minds it is indisputable. Some of our favorite Romantic Comedy movies derived inspiration from the Bard’s revered […] The post Our Favorite Romantic Comedies: A Guest Post from Sex Says Authors Max Monroe appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • The 5 Most Brain-Warping Fan Theories About Books

    Where once delirious theorizing about novels was the province of English professors and their students, safely locked away in the ivory tower of academia, in the modern age the democratizing force of the internet has made it everyone’s business to […] The post The 5 Most Brain-Warping Fan Theories About Books appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • The 6 Most Deceptive Marriages in Fiction

    It’s all too easy to look at someone else’s love from the outside and think it looks perfect—after all, in the age of social media, perception of happiness, especially in your love life, is everything.  That’s why we need great writers, […] The post The 6 Most Deceptive Marriages in Fiction appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Ian Fleming’s James Bond

    Few literary characters are as famous as James Bond—but much of what we think we know about the character stems from the film adaptations, not the original novels by Ian Fleming. Bond’s creator only penned 12 novels and two short story […] The post 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Ian Fleming’s James Bond appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Nora Roberts’ Dark Witch Features Adventure, Family, and Smoldering Romance

    Romance readers who have always dreamed of abandoning everything in order to move to a new country and have adventures will have a serious case of envy when they read Dark Witch, the first book in Nora Roberts’ Cousins O’Dwyer […] The post Nora Roberts’ Dark Witch Features Adventure, Family, and Smoldering Romance appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

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  • 5 Amazing Things I Learned About English Literature While Writing English Literature 101

    I recently published a book called English Lit 101: A Crash Course in English Literature. “Crash course” is a pretty apt term, because it’s an overview (albeit a detailed one) of 50 or so of the most vital authors and […] The post 5 Amazing Things I Learned About English Literature While Writing English Literature 101 appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Romance Roundup: Lady Bodyguards, Country Music Stars, and Missing Puppies

    This week’s Romance Roundup includes a man who wants to get his life on track, a woman hired to be a bodyguard to country music’s hottest star, and a divorced mom who meets a very desirable man. Playing with Desire, […] The post Romance Roundup: Lady Bodyguards, Country Music Stars, and Missing Puppies appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 5 Unexpectedly Romantic Novels

    Yes, I’m fully aware that there’s an entire genre of fiction called “Romance,” and that it is quite popular. These are the novels one would go to when they want a sweeping tale of love and romance, complete with tastefully descriptive […] The post 5 Unexpectedly Romantic Novels appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Lincoln in the Bardo Author George Saunders on the Book, the Man, and a Writer’s Evolution

    George Saunders is both a blackly hilarious satirist and our most compassionate writer, who takes as his subject the striving of ordinary (and sub-ordinary) people to be good, to live decently, to do no harm, frequently under extraordinary, near-futuristic circumstances. He’s […] The post Lincoln in the Bardo Author George Saunders on the Book, the Man, and a Writer’s Evolution appeared first on B...

  • Ten Amazing Novels That Begin “Dear Diary”

    Reading a novel is kind of a strange experience: there are voices in your head telling you a story, often pretending you’re there in the room with them—or, even stranger, pretending that you are inside their minds. Books in the form of […] The post Ten Amazing Novels That Begin “Dear Diary” appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 6 Romance Novels That Want to Be Your Valentine

    Do you hear that sound? It’s the beguiling whisper of a romance novel calling your name, begging you to get cozy with it this Valentine’s Day week. It wants you to hold it. Read it. Enjoy it. It wants you […] The post 6 Romance Novels That Want to Be Your Valentine appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Love is a Gamble: 5 Romances Featuring Sexy Bets & Wagers

    Love is a gamble: if you take a chance and show your cards, you could end up with a broken heart. But if there’s one thing I love about romance, it’s that even when the odds are against you and […] The post Love is a Gamble: 5 Romances Featuring Sexy Bets & Wagers appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • The Book Nerd’s Guide to Surviving a Dystopia

    Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose noses are always wedged in books. For past guides, click here. If the […] The post The Book Nerd’s Guide to Surviving a Dystopia appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Happy Valentine’s Day to These Literary Characters I’m Still Totally Crushing On

    As a young man or young woman, your thoughts are overwhelmingly consumed by crushes. This is likely some kind of combination of the newness of the world and the thrill of exploration…and hormones. So many hormones raging all of the […] The post Happy Valentine’s Day to These Literary Characters I’m Still Totally Crushing On appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

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  • 16 Books Coming to the Big Screen in 2017

    Books have been a significant inspiration at the movies since the earliest days of the cinema. We’re never less than thrilled (if, perhaps, trepidatious) when we learn our favorite novel is being adapted into a film, because when it all comes […] The post 16 Books Coming to the Big Screen in 2017 appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • 5 Novels Whose First Drafts Were Scrapped Entirely

    When a book has been celebrated as a classic for years, it can be difficult to remember that it was once just a rough draft unspooling from the mind of its author. Everyone—even geniuses—struggles with the creative muse, and more […] The post 5 Novels Whose First Drafts Were Scrapped Entirely appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • The Best Vinyl to Spin This February

    February might be the shortest month of the year, but it’s long on great records at Barnes & Noble’s Vinyl Store! This month, we’ve got an exclusive from Alison Krauss, as well as the Hamilton Mixtape (also an exclusive!) and […] The post The Best Vinyl to Spin This February appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • A Conversation with Coin Heist Author Elisa Ludwig and Director Emily Hagins

    Elisa Ludwig’s Coin Heist centers on four students who have a wild plan to save their school from being shut down in the wake of an embezzling headmaster: rob the U.S. Mint. Though each hails from a wildly different social strata, the quartet finds […] The post A Conversation with Coin Heist Author Elisa Ludwig and Director Emily Hagins appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Not Quite Love at First Sight: Mary Balogh’s Someone to Hold

    I’ll admit it: Up until now, I had never dipped my toe in the pool of historical romances before. I was the girl who was checking out the back of David Rice’s head during history class, rather than listening. I would […] The post Not Quite Love at First Sight: Mary Balogh’s Someone to Hold appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

  • Romance Roundup: Sensitive Artists, Injured Cowboys, and Dog Fashion Designers

    This week’s Romance Roundup includes a sexy Highland chief, a widowed physical therapist, and a hot bartender. Someone to Hold, by Mary Balogh Camille Westcott just discovered that her late father’s marriage to her mother wasn’t legitimate, so now she’s, […] The post Romance Roundup: Sensitive Artists, Injured Cowboys, and Dog Fashion Designers appeared first on Barnes & Noble Reads.

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