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    The Grammys: Playlists for February's hottest reads

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    A good book is right up there with listening to a great song. Both give you freedom to let your imagination run wild. So in honor of...
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    Music in books: Picks for the Grammy awards

    If the upcoming Grammy Awards have you in the mood to read up on music, then you've come to the right place. From fiction about...
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    Fiction meets TV: A Parenthood mash-up

    Fans of Parenthood claim that it's one of the best shows on television right now. If you're despondent at the thought of not being...
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    Whose birthday is it? Authors born in February (a round-up)

    Do you share a birthday with a famous author? Whether the answer is yes or no, one fun way to discover new books is to read one in...
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    New Year, New Titles: Hot YA reads for 2013

    With the new year comes a fresh crop of YA titles. Debut novels, sequels, and standalones, we have quite the list for you this month.
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    Lounging around with Jen Lancaster

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    New York Times bestselling author Jen Lancaster chats with SheKnows about her latest novel Here I Go Again , a charming book about...
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    Armchair Travels: To the Poles

    Pour yourself a hot chocolate, grab an afghan, and take a trip on the cold side. Through mystery, fantasy and personal experience,...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Here I Go Again by Jen Lancaster

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    What if you could go back in time and change the past? New York Times bestselling author Jan Lancaster's thought-provoking novel,...
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    Get healthy and fit: An audiobook roundup

    January is the month of new beginnings and fresh starts. Almost everyone hopes the new year will bring better health and fitness....
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    New author we love: Elizabeth Laban

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    Elizabeth Laban's young adult novel, The Tragedy Paper , is a beautifully-written story that has captured the attention of everyone...
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    Fiction meets non-fiction: A mash-up

    We've paired some favorite fiction reads with some non-fiction suggestions that explore similar themes in our monthly mash-up!
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    What's hot in memoirs: January round-up

    Each month, Candace of Beth Fish Reads invites you to meet fascinating people by reading buzz-worthy memoirs or biographies. This...
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    Tired of politics? Books to help you appreciate the USA

    If you're tired of politics, tired of the gridlock and Congress and all that jazz, then the inauguration of President Barack Obama...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth Laban

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    The Tragedy Paper by debut novelist Elizabeth Laban, is an engrossing young adult novel about forbidden love and desperate secrets...
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    Adventures in e-reading: Worth the download

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    Did you get a new e-reader for Christmas? Or, are you feeling guilty that your e-reader has been untouched for months? Here are...
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    Crafty mysteries: A January round-up

    January is National Hobby Month, and what better way to get interested in a new pastime than by reading an entertaining, cozy...
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    MLK Day: A civil rights round-up

    With Martin Luther King Day right around the corner, it's important to remember this civil rights leader and what he fought for....
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    MLK: Reading with kids

    We celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday to remember that all people should be treated with respect and dignity, regardless of...
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    Historical fiction beyond Anne Boleyn: Art and artists

    Historical fiction covers a variety of subjects, not just the wives of Henry VIII. One subject that often results in particularly...
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    Women's fiction for the new year

    Women's fiction can sometimes be considered a derogatory term (after all, there is no "men's fiction"), but it also can be useful at...