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  • 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. The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtueby Mackenzi LeeYou should read this book if you like: YA hist…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Jun 17, 3:46pm -
  • 20 Years of Harry Potter: Goodreads Members on the Magic of J.K. Rowling's Books
    We were all Muggles once. Before Harry, before Hogwarts, before Quidditch and Sorting Hats, our lives were all a little less magical. That changed on June 26, 1997, when J.K. Rowling published her first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jun 17, 1:35pm -
  • The Year's Best Audiobooks
    This post is brought to you by Audible.Want to listen to the best audiobooks of the year? Well, you're in luck. Every year, the Audio Publishers Association meets to select the best-of-the-best of the year's audiobooks, also known as the Audie Award…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 9:41pm -
  • 7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week
    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. The Silent Cornerby Dean KoontzYou should read this book if you like: Thrillers, vengeful widows, dea…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 9:29pm -
  • Nina LaCour's Ultimate Pride Month Reading List
    Nina LaCour is the bestselling author of the young adult novels Hold Still and Everything Leads to You. Her latest work is We Are Okay. In honor of June's Pride Month, Goodreads asked LaCour to share some of her favorite LGBT reading and why these bo…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 5:25pm -
  • How to Get Inspired by Dreadful Movies: An Octavia Butler Origin Story
    Greatness doesn't always beget greatness. Octavia Butler, who was born on this day 70 years ago, credited her remarkable, influential literary career to one sci-fi train wreck. When she was 12 years old, Butler turned on…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 1:41pm -
  • Crime Writer Don Winslow's Love for Libraries
    When you think of acclaimed crime writer Don Winslow, you think about cartels, corruption, and suspense. His new novel, The Force, centers on a highly decorated (and, it turns out, dirty) NYPD squad leader. Winslow's written more than 20 earlier nove…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 12:09am -
  • June's 8 Hottest New Memoirs
    June has been an excellent month for readers who love memoirs. The hottest book of the month, in any genre, is Roxane Gay's Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body. The feminist writer focuses on the connection between her struggles with her body and the viole…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 3:48pm -

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Browse Books: Recent Reviews

  • Reader Review: "Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine"
    by Cloggie Downunder (Thirroul): "Even the circus freak side of my face – my damaged half – was better than the alternative, which would have meant death by fire. I didn't burn to ashes. I emerged from the flames like a little phoenix. I ran my fin…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Lily and the Octopus"
    by Stephanie: It's got an adorable dog. It's got a guy who loves the adorable dog. In addition, he named the dog Lily (as opposed to something like Schnitzel) because he knew the dog was going to be his friend, his companion and possibly the most i…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "House of Names"
    by Sandi W. (East Moline): I tell you this man can take a muddy puddle and make you think it is a fresh spring shower!! I thought I was done with mythology back in college. I had two literature classes devoted to mythology and thought I had read and…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Beneath a Marble Sky"
    by Meg Keelly: John Shors was able to present a history lesson in a way that would make any person want to study the Taj Mahal. I am often surprised when people say they will only read nonfiction books. I don't think they realize how well researche…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Being Mortal"
    by Nancy: This should be required reading for anyone over 30.....what Gwande has to say is important.....we are all mortal and at some point the effort to cure should be replaced with the effort to provide humane support and freedom from pain....to e…
    - 28 days ago, 31 May 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Anything Is Possible"
    by Julie M (Golden Valley): Anything is Possible is the sequel to My Name is Lucy Barton which I absolutely loved, and I was worried that it could only be disappointing in comparison. I couldn't have been more wrong! This book is even better than t…
    - 34 days ago, 25 May 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Zookeeper's Wife"
    by Cloggie Downunder (Thirroul): "One of the most remarkable things about Antonina was her determination to include play, animals, wonder, curiosity, marvel, and a wide blaze of innocence in a household where all dodged the ambient dangers, horrors,…
    - 39 days ago, 20 May 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Speak"
    by Sharon Mills (Portsmouth England UK): 'Speak' A Novel by Louisa Hall is a multi narrative consisting of five seemingly unconnected voices distanced by geography, and alternating time periods spanning from the 1600's, to the near future of 2040.…
    - 41 days ago, 18 May 17, 10:00am -