8 Children’s Nursery Rhymes That Are Actually Racist
Can a catchy little rhyme really be that problematic? Yes—and it’s one way racism was inextricably woven into American life. Get ready to cringe at these childhood favorites.
33 Middle School Vocabulary Words Adults Still Get Wrong
Think you have a strong vocabulary? See how many of these common 8th grade reading words you can recognize when...
The 15 Most Romantic Quotes from Books
When in love, let your actions speak for themselves—and let the world's most romantic authors and poets help you say...
The 25 Best Children’s Books Ever Written
The best children's books capture imaginations, foster a love of reading and stay with readers long past childhood
The Best Audiobooks for Your Next Family Road Trip
Audiobooks are perfect for passing the time on long car rides. These terrific selections will keep a wide range of...
17 of the Best Books to Read as Children (and Adults)
Twilight and The Lorax aren't the only books meant for younger readers that adults can enjoy too. Our staff selected...
10 Love Poems for Every Mood
Fumbling for words of love? Let the great poets speak your heart on all occasions.
12 All-Time Most Sizzling Hot Romance Reads for Summer
If summer's heat makes you yearn for a bit of sexy escapism, roll out that beach towel and pull one...
11 Book Club Books Guaranteed to Get Everyone Talking
These great reads are perfect for sparking discussion, spirited debate, and lively conversation (over wine, obviously.)
10 Utterly Romantic Books You’ll Want to Read as a Couple
Sharing a book about love is one great way to rediscover the romance that brought you together in the first...
11 Unforgettable Pieces of Life Advice (In Just 6 Words Each)
Let these quick hits of wisdom help you guide your life.
13 Things Librarians Won’t Tell You (But Every Reader Needs to Know)
Avoid late fees, get the most out of your library card, and find out what's really in those book drops.
Best College Ever Uses Harry Potter to Teach Philosophy
For this magical college class, grab your laptop—and an ice-cold butterbeer.
Good News, Bookworms: Science Says You Could Live Longer
It’s not just your brain that gets a boost, thanks to books.
8 Simple Ways You Can Instill a Love of Reading in Your Kids
Instilling a love of reading is giving your child a gift—of dreams, imagination, escape, and connection. Here's how our family...
24 Books Every Mother and Daughter Should Read Together
These fiction and nonfiction reads showcase an eclectic cast of mothers and daughters from past and present. Share the list,...
12 Things Only Full-Fledged Bookworms Will Understand
Forgetting to eat, counting down the days until the next release, having a crush on a fictional character—it's all just...
10 Inspiring Books Every Teacher Needs to Read
Whether you're a rookie looking for advice or a seasoned educator seeking inspiration, this collection of books will help you...
11 Ways the Most Productive People Handle Their Emails
Even though it’s meant as a tool for productivity, email end up as nothing more than a distraction. Productivity expert...
7 Ways That Your Kid Is a Brat—And How Calm Parents Deal With It
Even the most angelic of kids can sometimes be a brat. Here, from the book 'Your Kid's a Brat and...