Weight-loss books to trim your tummy
Whether you're looking to shed a few pounds to perfect your beach bod or you're aiming to improve your health, these weight-loss guides pave the way to a paunch-free physique. BOOKISH: Must-watch book trailers for top summer reads BOOKISH ...
What Are Grown-Ups Afraid of in YA Books?
Many times, it's big-name publications that get young adult literature all wrong. Their "experts" call anything published for the under-18 crowd YA, or they make claims that there aren't any books written for boys (I covered this in my 5 Things to Know ...
Reading books keeps business travelers sane
says he brings five or six downloaded Kindle books on the language, customs and history of the place he is visiting. "Even if your grammar and pronunciation are not perfect, your hosts will appreciate the effort," he says. Reading books ...
Summer books that Goodreads users are loving — EXCLUSIVE
Goodreads users — like most passionate readers — are an opinionated bunch, so it’s rare for them to come to a consensus about any book. But there are some summer books that are indisputable slam-dunks for the beach, the plane, or inside ...
Authors stand up for traditional books over e-books
A year ago Amazon reported its Kindle e-books were outstripping its sale of printed books. However summer reading lists this year show that most authors prefer a proper old-fashioned book to touch screens. Writers prefer a well stuffed book ...
What your 'unread books' list reveals
Once I became consciously aware of the unread book issue, I began seeing it in all sorts of places: Pinterest and Tumblr pages, and Goodreads, home to the hilarious list, "The Best Books You Will Never Read. . . EVER" (No. 1: James Joyce's ...
52 Books in 52 Weeks, Week 29A: Everything's Coming Up Rosie
Week 29 of my 52 books in 52 weeks project had me reading two books (make-up for having missed a week on vacation). Book A is The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion, a debut Australian author who's making quite the splash with this novel, and ...
Iowa City bringing books into city's neighborhoods
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When a panel truck pulls into a neighborhood this time of year, ice cream is usually the draw that brings kids scurrying from their front doors. In this City of Literature, though, it's fitting that the newest attraction on wheels ...
These books are stuffed with treasures
"Collectors combined books with other treasures by dismantling (critics ... The Huntington's grangerized works have yielded gems such as a William Blake watercolor, contained in the Kitto Bible. While preparing this show, the curators discovered ...