Books

Looking for your next read? Here are book reviews and lists from classical to the newest emerging voices.

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Literature serves as a way to process our feelings and the changes the new year will bring. After you take the time to reset and read these books, you'll feel fresh and ready to face new challenges.
US citizens read an average of 10 books per year, but which are their favorites? The Great American Read survey has just shared their results.
In 1939, before becoming the children author legend, Dr. Seuss published The Seven Lady Godivas, a book about seven naked women that decide to go bare to show who they really are.
So you have decided to be a writer. You love books and your whole life revolves around letters and words. What's next? Follow these timeless words of advice from some of the best writers and let the world hear your voice.
In an era where being Latino in America is more dangerous than ever, here are five slam poets who are not afraid to speak up about the beauty of their heritage.
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For writers and poetry lovers alike, April is known as National Poetry Month. If you’re new to the genre or have always been intimidated by it, fear not. Here is a guide to seven excellent collections to start with in contemporary poetry.
Children need to know that they -and their culture- are important. As they grow, they need to feel validated and see their differences as strengths. It is very important that kids see themselves in the cultural products around them.
Fairy tales are a great source of inspiration and beauty. We all grew up loving the characters and their stories, but some authors have been changing up these stories to give us a new perspective - and the result is amazing!
HBO's massive hit, Game of Thrones, is based on the series of books by George R.R. Martin jointly called 'A Song of Ice and Fire.' So you get a better idea of that world, here's an overview of how many Game of Thrones books there are in the saga.
George R.R. Martin's detailed descriptions of food is not only used to point out how delicious it is, but it is also key for describing—and evoking—important emotions.
"Stay Sweet," the fifth book by YA author Siobahn Vivian is the perfect summer read about first love, feminism, and ice cream.
There are several versions of some of Shakespeare's plays. Some have been made famous, some have been cast into oblivion. Which one do you prefer?
If William Shakespeare didn't write his plays, then who did? Here are five of the proposed candidates, including the man from Stratford himself.