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9 Books That Take Place on the Beach

by Emily Zhu

When it comes to summer, the beach is either at the top of everyone’s list or at the bottom. Sand? It’s either relaxing between your toes or messy beyond belief. The ocean? You either look forward to a nice, cool swim or you realize that you’re scared of fish. It’s a lot to take in. […]

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10 Books to Bring to the Beach

by Jess Harold

Summer days are best spent at the beach. Maybe you’re lounging at an all-inclusive resort sipping on fresh coconut water; or you could just be down at the local pool. But no matter how glamorous the location, the one thing you need for a great day at the beach is an amazing book. There’s so […]

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7 Sex Positive Stories  You Need to Read

by Sam Benson

One of my favorite things in a book is romance. I’m a die-hard shipper and will endure not-so-great plots if there’s a strong enough romance. I love finding stories about two characters that connect with each other on a deep level, and a lot of the time these couples decide to take the next step […]

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6 Second Books in a Series That Live Up to First

by Casey Nugent

There are many, many instances where the sequel is as good as ­— if not better than ­—  the original. I mean, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back anyone? As a well-documented lover of sequels, I am here to offer my defense of the second novel. More than the unloved middle child in a trilogy, […]

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20 Engrossing Contemporary Novels to Read Right Now

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman
by Sam Benson

There is nothing better than a good contemporary read. Sure, I sometimes love to whisk myself away to fantasy worlds or immerse myself in books that show us a glimpse of what life was like a few hundred years ago, but usually, it’s the contemporary books that strike me the most. I connect with them […]

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Covers That Give Us Heart Eyes

by Nicole Fiorica

We’ve been told since we were kids that we shouldn’t judge books by their covers. And maybe that’s true. But I’m the sort of book lover who drags my begrudging friends through a bookstore just so I can pick up my favorite book (that I already own) and shove the cover into their faces and […]

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10 Foreign Covers so Beautiful We Wish We Could Own Them

by Casey Nugent

I absolutely adore beautiful book covers. Good writing is important, but a good cover design can really bring a book to the next level! A fun thing that I’ve noticed is that so many of my favorite books actually have different covers in different countries. There are so many cool, stunning international versions of books […]

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8 Historical Fiction Books You Don’t Want to Miss

by Jess Harold

From ancient Egypt to the grunge era, historical fiction novels are a fun immersive way to experience the past! Even if you’re not into togas or petticoats, sometimes it’s nice to escape modern times and immerse yourself in the action and drama in a different time period. Here is a list of our favorite historical fiction […]

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