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  • A Behind the Scenes Look at Jenny Han's NY Screening of 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before'
    In anticipation of the weekend's Netflix premiere of To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Goodreads met up with author Jenny Han at an advanced screening of her hit YA rom-com in New York. After the film, Goodreads Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief Eliza…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 18, 10:33pm -
  • Back-to-School Reading for Adults: The Best New Nonfiction
    Who says old dogs can't learn new tricks? Inspired by all the kids heading back to school, we rounded up the best recently published books for curious grown-ups.Whether you're eager to know more about the planet or politics, want to change the world…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 18, 9:57pm -
  • How to Encourage Kids to Read (Plus Some Modern Children's Classics)
    <spoiler> Back-to-School Reading is sponsored by LEGO Friends. </spoiler>Martha Brockenbrough is the author of The Game of Love and Death, Devine Intervention, and Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary, among other books for young r…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 18, 7:00pm -
  • We Asked, You Answered: Is Listening to Audiobooks 'Reading'?
    <spoiler>This post is sponsored by Audible.</spoiler>In recent years, more and more bibliophiles are turning to audiobooks as a way to discover new stories (and re-discover old favorites). At Goodreads, we know that books can be experienced in m…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 18, 4:39pm -
  • Catch Up Now: These Big Series All Have Books Coming Out in September
    There's nothing like the pain of finishing a book with a cliffhanger…and needing to wait months (if not years) for the next book. Save yourself some misery and jump into a beloved series that has a new installment coming out in September!To fi…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 18, 2:47pm -
  • 7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today
    Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. To create our list, we focused on the top books Goodreads members can't wait to read, which we measure by how many times a bo…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Aug 18, 6:39pm -
  • Don't Get Stuck in Your Genre: How War Movies and Zombies Inspired a Romance Novelist
    You know what you like, right? Kristen Ashley thought she did. The bestselling romance author, whose books like Mystery Man and Rock Chick have earned more than a million ratings from readers on Goodreads, wanted her stories sweet, sultry, and alway…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 2:40pm -
  • 12 Things Readers Really Want Nonreaders to Know
    Every reader has friends or family members who just don't get it. "Why do you read so much?" they might ask, staring at your overflowing bookshelves or your Reading Challenge on Goodreads. "I haven't read an entire book in years."Oh, thos…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 5:23pm -

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Browse Books: Recent Reviews

  • Reader Review: "Southernmost"
    by Beth Wheeler Dean (Guntersville, Alabama): I like this book. It is full of imperfect characters whose flaws hold them back from relationships, acceptance, and joy, but, somehow, they learn, grown, and manage to stand up to all that life sends the…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Girl in the Blue Coat"
    by Becky H (Chicago): A young woman living in Holland during the Nazi Occupation is forced into smuggling and utilizing the Black Market in order to feed her family and friends. One of her "regulars" asks her to find "the girl in the blue coat" and t…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Aug 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The One-in-a-Million Boy"
    by J watson (Austin): This book was such a surprise! Outside my usual genres of mystery or historical fiction, I was totally captivated, I did not want it to end! I plan to have my book club read it when it is my turn to pick! The warmth of the story…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Aug 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "An American Marriage"
    by Dorothy L: I read this book for a book club discussion. I found it a little difficult to get into at first but then was caught up in the story. Our lives often seem to be following a plan, but one action, one moment, can change everything not only…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Sometimes I Lie"
    by mary challis: Awesome, captivating book - don't pass it by !! I don't know where to start or what to say except maybe.... it is mind blowing! compelling and exciting! It keeps you going until the end. You are gasping for breath, dizzy, and in s…
    - 28 days ago, 22 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Radium Girls"
    by RebeccaR: I knew I wanted to read this book because I was curious about a part of history which I had not heard about previously, but what I did not expect was to find the book so interesting. I hesitate to call it entertaining because it deals wi…
    - 32 days ago, 18 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "America for Beginners"
    by Betty Taylor (Macon GA): If you enjoyed Fatima Farheen Mirza's A PLACE FOR US, I highly recommend AMERICA FOR BEGINNERS. Three misfits set out on a journey across America, a journey of evolution, and are changed forever. Pival Sengupta, a…
    - 32 days ago, 18 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "A Place for Us"
    by Erica (Chicago): If you, your parents, your grandparents or people you know are immigrants to this country, this book will touch you on so many levels. The first generation to the country, holding on to the beliefs that make them the people they…
    - 35 days ago, 15 Jul 18, 10:00am -