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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When Declan reads a haunting letter left beside a grave, he can’t resist writing back. Soon, he’s opening up to a perfect stranger. But little does he know that they’re not actually strangers. "Letters to the Lost" is a heart-wrenching tale of longing.
Summer is coming, and that means it’s vacation time! Except, not everyone can afford to take a luxurious trip to an exotic location. Luckily, that’s what reading is for. Get swept away this summer with these seven must-read books over your break.
Walt Whitman was primarily concerned with America, democracy, common people, and equality, but his work is also a celebration of same-sex love.
The United Nations (UN) is currently promoting its sustainable development goals (SDG) to help make the world a better place. Ranging from health and well-being to education and the elimination of poverty and hunger, the SDGs cover a lot of ground.
These Latinx YA books have something for everyone: magic, fantasy, reality, and love.
We live in a rich, diverse world, with people of all different shapes, sizes, colors, and beliefs. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with expectations from your own experiences and others’ perceptions of your culture. Here are five books to help you navigate your cultural identity.
Responding to an Air New Zealand ad, George R. R. Martin committed to a deadline for "The Winds of Winter."
Geoffrey Marsh, director of the Victoria & Albert Museum's Department of Theatre and Performance, claims to have found where Shakespeare lived and speculates about him eavesdropping on his neighbors for inspiration.