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27 Best Fiction Books of 2022 (So Far)

Whether you're in the mood for a gritty suspense novel, a lighthearted rom-com, or thoughtful literary fiction, there are fiction books for you releasing in the first half of 2022.

21 Classic Books Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Classic books have stood the test of time for a reason. They're groundbreaking, have wide appeal, and are worth a...


50 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time

Looking to read something enlightening, educational, and utterly compelling? These beloved, best-selling nonfiction books will do the trick.


26 Science Fiction Books That Will Transport You to a Different Place and Time

If you're a bookworm with an affinity for wormholes (or other science fiction faves), these are the best sci-fi books...


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50 Best Historical Fiction Books That Will Transport You to a Different Era

Travel back in time for mystery, romance, drama, and more with the best historical fiction books ever written. No time...

12 Best Astrology Books Recommended by Astrology Experts

What even is astrology? Here are the best astrology books to explore this ever-popular system of meaning.


30 Best Fantasy Books Readers Can’t Put Down

Looking for the best fantasy books ever written? You’re in the right place. These novels will immerse you in magical,...

23 Feminist Books Every Woman—and Man—Should Read

Whether for education or inspiration, feminist books that celebrate women's rights deserve a spot on your must-read list.


20 Best Books by Native American Authors to Read Right Now

This diverse array of compelling reads will stick with you long after you've put the books back on your shelf.


The 40 Best LGBTQ+ Books to Read Right Now

From recent releases to classic works, these are the LGBTQ books you should add to your bookshelf ASAP.


50 Best Romance Novels of All Time

Here are the absolute best romance novels to get your heart racing. Warning: You won't be able to put them...

22 Best Mystery Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Calling all amateur detectives! These mystery novels will keep you hooked until the last page.


20 Best Beach Reads for the Perfect Escape

Sit back, grab your sunglasses, and relax....We have gathered the best beach reads for you to get lost in.


The 20 Best Nonfiction Books for Kids They Won’t Want to Put Down

Foster children's love of learning with these engaging books about real-life people and topics.


20 Best Adult Coloring Books for When You Need to Relax and Unwind

Turn off the TV, stop scrolling through social media, and spend your newly found free time reliving a blissful childhood...


35 Vampire Books to Take a Bite Out Of

From terrifying night stalkers to dangerously alluring creatures of the dark, there's a bloodsucker for every reader in these vampire...

21 Best Poetry Books of All Time

Discover the best poetry books, from classics to modern masterpieces.


The 20 Best Books by Latinx Authors You’ll Want to Read Right Now

From memoirs to noir and YA to essays, these books feature fresh perspectives and diverse voices—and you won't be able...


25 Graphic Novels Your Kids Will Love Reading

Picture books get a serious upgrade with these fun and fresh graphic novels that are perfect for kids of all...


The 25 Best, Most Iconic Short Stories of All Time

Indisputable proof that good things come in small packages! These powerful short stories will stay with you long after you’ve...


25 Best Books by Black Authors You’ll Want to Know About

These engaging and powerful books will stay with you long after you’ve finished them.


Why National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman’s Books Are Already Selling Out

Three books by the "The Hill We Climb" poet are climbing to the top of the bestseller list—and two of...


10 Books That Predicted the Future

It's almost as if these authors had a crystal ball to peer into...


The Best Books to Give as Graduation Gifts

We'll always love Oh, the Places You'll Go, but these thoughtful, inspiring graduation gifts will be read and reread, long...

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The Most Borrowed Books in the History of the New York Public Library

There are a few classics and some surprises among the most checked out books in the storied library's 125-year history.


30 of the Best Book Quotes from Our Favorite Books

These books—both new and old, fiction and non-fiction—are packed cover-to-cover with thought-provoking bits of wisdom, wit, and universal truths.


13 Beloved Books That Didn’t Age Well

Maybe it's time to trade in a few beloved classics for fresh takes on relationships, coming-of-age stories, and children's literature.


25 Bestselling Books of the Decade

See if you remember or have read these familiar titles from the last decade.


16 Books You Need to Read to Call Yourself a Book Lover

It's not just about the classics (although some must-reads made the lists). Being a book lover requires embracing a variety...


18 Books That Are Now Hit Movies

Nothing beats a great book—not even great movies based on books. Get your fill of both with the top books...