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Record Yourself Reading Your Kid’s Favorite Books

The Guardian published a list of advice from children's laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson,...

Author Nicholas Sparks Accused of Banning LGBT Club at School He...

Nicholas Sparks is locked in legal battle with the former headmaster of the school he co-founded amid claims that The Notebook author fostered a...

9 children’s books to read for Pride Month

Image: mashable / bob al-greene Mashable is celebrating Pride Month by exploring the modern LGBTQ world, from the people who make up the...

The Secret History of the Literature of Reform

When Laura R. Fisher began the research that would become her recently released book, Reading for Reform: The Social Work of Literature in the...

False Memories Haunt a Desperate Woman in This Excerpt From Blake...

Author Blake Crouch specializes in page-turners. He wrote the Wayward Pines trilogy that spawned the mystery series produced by M. Night Shyamalan, the novellas...

Tim McGraw and Jon Meacham Talk Songs of America – and...

Tim McGraw and his longtime friend Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer-Prize winning biographer, wrote a new book, Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music...

Summer Reading Diary: Being Lazy with Hollywood History and a Big...

What I Read on My Summer Vacation Once a week, like the diligent middle schoolers we remain at heart, Jezebel staff will report...

Terry Pratchett’s First Discworld Book for Kids Is Being Turned Into...

Sure, the Discworld books in general were great reading material for children-I devoured them as a kid and I turned out...reasonably okay-ish, I guess-but...

A Dune: The Sisterhood Series Is Coming From Denis Villeneuve and...

We won't get to feast on Denis Villeneuve's much-anticipated cinematic take on Frank Herbert's Dune until November 2020, but here's some news that suggests...

Ex-Jehovah’s Witness Opens Up About the ‘Devastation’ of Her Baby’s Death...

Amber Scorah says her decision to leave the Jehovah's Witnesses was both freeing and terrifying.The author's story took a tragic turn when, years after...