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You’ll Love These Inspiring Graduation Book Gifts

Can you believe it’s already June? Well, your favorite high school or college graduate sure can, because they’ve been watching the calendar, stressing through finals, and getting their caps and gowns ready. So mark this important milestone with the perfect graduation book gift — wise, thoughtful, funny advice that will help them begin the next exciting chapter of their lives. Here are some of our favorite graduation book gifts for the star student in your life. Congratulations, graduates! Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination Author: J. K. Rowling Who wouldn’t want J.K. Rowling to be [...]

June 1st, 2017|Tags: , , |

Great New Book Gifts for Mother’s Day 2017

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14, 2017! We would never dream of suggesting that you forgot such an important day, but just in case you find yourself needing a thoughtful Mother's Day gift for your book-loving mom (other than KFC's Colonel Sanders romance ebook, that is), we’ve got a few ideas. These new books came out in spring 2017, so most likely she hasn’t bought them for herself yet. Each one would make a great Mother's Day book gift! From suspenseful thrillers to celebrity memoirs and food writing, pick the book that fits your recipient best, and make some room on [...]

May 7th, 2017|Tags: |

5 Literary Gems You Probably Missed

Check Out These Knock-Out Debut Novels Some novels get all the press. These are the big titles that everyone seems to hear about in the media, and they are usually featured prominently on Barnes & Noble’s front tables. Think All the Light We Cannot See, The Goldfinch, and Gone Girl. Many abundantly-exposed books live up to the hype, but there are so many other literary gems that are just waiting to be savored by discerning readers. In the last few years alone, I’ve stumbled upon a handful of books that didn’t get a fraction of the publicity they deserved. Each [...]

April 12th, 2017|