Improve Your Life With These Awesome Book Recommendations!

Improve Your Life With These Awesome Book Recommendations!

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Each week, Bookstr scans bestseller lists across the Internet to learn what people are reading, buying, gifting, and talking about most — just so we can ensure consistent, high quality recommendations. This week’s nonfiction picks are self development picks to improve your quality of life! Dig in and enjoy!     5. ‘How to be bawse’ by Lilly Singh  image via Amazon   How To Be Bawse by Lilly Singh offers her advice on success and shares what she learned on her way to internet superstardom. Her tips are both conventional (things like “say what you mean”) and unconventional (“be the dumbest …

‘Children of Blood and Bone’ Best Audiobook of 2018

‘Children of Blood and Bone’ Best Audiobook of 2018

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Image Via Barnes and Noble   According to Publisher’s Weekly, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi won big at last night’s 24th annual Audie Awards. Held in Manhattan, the awards recognize outstanding audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. Children of Blood and Bone is the debut novel from young author Tomi Adeyemi, and it depicts the story of a young woman called Zélie Adebola who leads her clan of maji against a brutally oppressive regime. A popular YA fantasy novel, the book the first in a highly-anticipated series and has already climbed the ranks of The New York Times’ bestseller list. The audiobook’s narrator is Bahni Turpin, known …

Want to Write A Bestseller? This Study Will Show You How!

Want to Write A Bestseller? This Study Will Show You How!

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After analyzing the the New York Times Bestseller Lists from 2008 to 2016, a team of researchers at Northeastern University in Boston have discovered what makes a book a bestseller.  If you want to become a bestselling author, read on to find out what you need to keep in mind.   General fiction and biographies are more likely to make the bestseller list than other genres. Additionally, books that have a higher initial spot on the list are more likely stay on the list for a longer amount of time. Although fiction sells more copies than nonfiction, nonfiction books are more likely to maintain their …

Billionaire Bill Gates Reveals His New “Favorite Book of All Time”

Billionaire Bill Gates Reveals His New “Favorite Book of All Time”

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An avid reader, Bill Gates doesn’t hesitate to share his favorite reads with the literary community, having recently shared his top five books of 2017. The new year brings new favorites, however, and the billionaire business giant announced his all-time favorite book that every reader should indulge in.    Bill Gates’ newest favorite read is Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress written by Harvard Psychology Professor and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Steven Pinker.    Image Via Amazon   The New York Times bestseller examines the history and progression of the human condition around the world, ultimately arguing that the ideals …