Barnes & Noble Customers Donate Over a Million Books to Needy Children

Barnes & Noble Customers Donate Over a Million Books to Needy Children

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From November 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, Barnes & Noble collected books, toys, and games for their annual Holiday Book Drive. In 2018, bookworms seriously came through—in total, Barnes and Noble customers from all around the country donated 1.2 million books to Barnes & Noble’s assortment of charities.   Since all Barnes & Noble locations participated in the Holiday Book Drive, you can consider this your good deed for the year—that is if you donated! (Since this was the 2018 book drive, you will need to do another good deed for 2019.)   Image Via Bookharvestnc.org   Barnes & Noble donates these books and toys …

The Best Books Coming to Screens This February

The Best Books Coming to Screens This February

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We are now one month into 2018. So far, so good. Hopefully at this point  you’ve read several books. Or maybe you’ve just read one. Or maybe you’re in between reads. Whatever your circumstance, I hope your year’s gotten off to a good reading start.   If you need a break from reading, then you might want to head to the movies during these winter weekends. Here are the best books coming to screens this February!   February 9th   Fifty Shades Freed   Image Via Universal Pictures   With the tagline “Don’t miss the climax,” the grand finale of …

Educate Yourself With 2018’s Smartest Science Books

Educate Yourself With 2018’s Smartest Science Books

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2018 is here, and we have all promised ourselves that this year will be better than the last. One way to achieve this is, of course, by reading more. Although many of our reading lists are sprawling and unmanageable already, it’s important to make sure we read diversely and that we’re reading stuff that’s not only entertaining but educational. Luckily, we live in a good time for popular science books that accomplish both in excess.   Here are some of the most exciting science book releases coming this winter, descriptions courtesy of the publishers.   1. Making the Monster: The …

Educate Yourself With 2018's Smartest Science Books

Educate Yourself With 2018's Smartest Science Books

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2018 is here, and we have all promised ourselves that this year will be better than the last. One way to achieve this is, of course, by reading more. Although many of our reading lists are sprawling and unmanageable already, it’s important to make sure we read diversely and that we’re reading stuff that’s not only entertaining but educational. Luckily, we live in a good time for popular science books that accomplish both in excess.   Here are some of the most exciting science book releases coming this winter, descriptions courtesy of the publishers.   1. Making the Monster: The …

The New York Times’ Book Calendar Is a Must for the Overwhelmed Bookworm

The New York Times’ Book Calendar Is a Must for the Overwhelmed Bookworm

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The New York Times Book Review just made your bookworm lives so much easier. They’ve created a book calendar that’ll help you keep track of essentially every major literary event happening in 2018. The calendar has lists everything from book releases, book festivals, anniversaries of books, notable author birthdays, and the release dates for upcoming book adaptations.   Here are some key events to keep in mind over the next few months:   February 6th: Zadie Smith’s collection of essays Feel Free drops.   February 12th: Judy Blume’s 80th birthday! You better set a reminder for this one.   March …