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In this season of Thanks, these titles can help you find gratitude in different aspects of your life. More

2017 Poetry Roundup

For books of poetry and books about poetry, 2017 was a great year. Checkout this list for a sample of both. More

Best Book Covers of 2017

Even though you can't judge a book by its cover, most readers would probably agree that a good cover design is important. Check out some of the best book covers of 2017. More

A Touch of Magic

Curl up with these enchanting titles, all with just the right touch of magic to put you under their spell.  More

Horror Graphic Novels

It is almost Halloween, which means it is time to shamelessly indulge in the macabre. Check out these riveting, albeit terrifying, graphic novels that will leave you sleeping with one eye open. More

Oktoberfest: Beer and Brewing

While the first Oktoberfest was celebrated on Oct 12, 1810 in Munich to celebrate the marriage of Bavaria's King Ludwig I to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, today it is a sixteen day celebration that stretches from late September to the first weekend in October. Oktoberfest is a celebration of Bavarian and German culture as well as celebrating the region's love of beer. Check out these titles to explore the history of beer and beer-making. More

National Book Award Nominees

The National Book Award is one of the most prestigious annual prizes an American author can earn. Check out some of the nominees for fiction before the winner is chosen on November 15! More

Banned Books Week

Celebrate intellectual freedom by reading a book that has been challenged or banned during 2015-2016. More

Classic Nonfiction Comics

Many of the first wave of comics (or graphic novels) to be taken seriously have been nonfiction. Here's a list of both classic and contemporary reads of the genre. More

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