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  • Get Ready for the Oscars with These Best Picture Adaptations
    Get ready for Hollywood's biggest night by curling up with some of its best inspiration! When the 89th Academy Awards get underway this Sunday, four book-to-film adaptations will be among the competition for Best Picture. Check out tinsel town's sour…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Feb 17, 3:16pm -
  • Most Anticipated YA Books of 2017
    In the coming months, young adult authors will be serving up a buffet of irresistible books. Prepare to indulge. Whether you're in the mood for a city of monsters or a high school of murder suspects, rebel samurai or devilish skateboarders, the upcom…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Feb 17, 1:47pm -
  • What's New This Week: 7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today
    Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got seven! Bulk up your Want to Read shelf with these brand-new standalone titles. Dead Lettersby Caite Dolan-LeachYou should read this book if you like: Mystery, literary scavenger h…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:31pm -
  • What's New This Week: 7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today
    Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got seven! Bulk up your Want to Read shelf with these brand-new standalone titles. Lincoln in the Bardoby George SaundersYou should read this book if you like: Literary fiction, Abrah…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Feb 17, 8:34pm -
  • New Documentary Examines Maya Angelou's Life
    The first authorized documentary on the life of writer Maya Angelou will premiere next week. The film traces Angelou's life from her childhood in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X and her writing career. It features exclusive interv…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Feb 17, 6:03pm -
  • Whimsy Wins Contest to Design Little Free Libraries
    What if you started a competition to see who could design the best small library? Well, the answer is you'd have a ton of adorable library designs among the more than 300 submissions from 40 countries."We noticed that our design loving and book-obse…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 11:29pm -
  • Khaled Hosseini on A Thousand Splendid Suns' Theatrical Debut
    It's been ten years since the publication of Khaled Hosseini's bestselling novel A Thousand Splendid Suns. This month, the novel about three generations of Afghan women living in the war-torn Kabul is being adapted into a stage play, premiering at th…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Feb 17, 7:30pm -
  • February's Most Popular Bookclub Picks
    Recommending a book for your bookclub is a daunting task. The right choice will result in lively conversation, while the wrong selection can pretty much kill a club's momentum. Luckily, you can rely on your fellow Goodreaders to help you out. Below y…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Feb 17, 10:33pm -

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Browse Books: Recent Reviews

  • Reader Review: "Moonglow"
    by Jocelyn (Michigan): One of the best writers around today is Michael Chabon. I really enjoyed "Wonder Boys" and "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay", so when I heard about "Moonglow" I was very excited. "Moonglow" is written as a mem…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Ghost of the Mary Celeste"
    by lisa lewis: I LOVE the author's "old style" of descriptive yet insightful and intelligent story telling. This book is not one you can breeze through immediately, you have to take your time and savor each chapter. I have now become enamored of gho…
    - 15 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Universe Within"
    by Ailsa: I often find myself wondering about what is out there in the world, beyond what our mere human form can reach. How did everything come to be? Why does the universe function the way it does? Is there any connection between the human body and…
    - 18 days ago, 6 Feb 17, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "A Man Called Ove"
    by Beckyh (Chicago): To say Ove was set in his ways would be a gross understatement. But Ove's wife loved him and he loved her. Life was good until tragedy struck – twice. Now Ove is alone and wishes to kill himself, but life intervenes in the guise…
    - 22 days ago, 2 Feb 17, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "A Spool of Blue Thread"
    by Cloggie Downunder (Thirroul NSW Australia): "There was nothing remarkable about the Whitshanks. None of them was famous. None of them could claim exceptional intelligence. And in looks, they were no more than average…. But like most families, the…
    - 27 days ago, 28 Jan 17, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Sense of an Ending"
    by Novelcommentary: Julian Barnes' novel The Sense of an Ending is an intriguing,well written reflection by a man exploring his past relationship with a school chum and an ex girlfriend. "I'm not very interested in my schooldays, and don't feel any…
    - 32 days ago, 23 Jan 17, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "A Man Called Ove"
    by Ruth Fiscer: He introduces his characters a little at a time and doesn' t spoil their quirks by giving too much information about them too quickly. One of my favorite books in a long time!
    - 34 days ago, 21 Jan 17, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Sellout"
    by Phyllis from Michigan (rochester Hills, MI): As a white reader I do not feel adequate to review the satire, wit, humor, and irony displayed in this novel or the stereotypical behavior of black culture, politics, and entertainment which are all tac…
    - 34 days ago, 21 Jan 17, 11:00am -