How One Author’s Real Estate Obsession Turned Into a Novel
Author Ann Leary joined Real Simple editor Kristin Van Ogtrop on Facebook Live to chat about her new book The Children, how she learned the banjo, and what it takes to become a writer.
12 Audiobooks to Keep You Entertained on Your Next Road Trip
Hitting the road? Spare yourself fights over the radio by queuing up these worthwhile audiobooks. Whether traveling solo, with friends, or with family, the hours (and miles) will fly by.
5 Things You Didn’t Know Your Library Card Could Do
What could be better than free fun in the sun?
Now Your Failed Relationship Can Be Immortalized In a Museum
The Museum of Broken Relationships will feature artifacts from breakups.
45 Books to Get Kids Through Life’s Trickiest Transitions
When words fail you—or your teenager tunes them out—it’s helpful to have someone else’s. “The beauty of books is that kids can be self-reflective, without the anxiety they might feel talking about their own situation,” says Pauline Jordan, Ph.D., a child psychologist in Greenwich, Connecticut. Consider this expert-recommended list a learning library for every age and stage.
What Should the No-Obligation Book Club Read for January?
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The Best Places to Curl Up With a Good Book—According to Authors
We asked the experts and, not surprisingly, their answers gave us book-nook envy.
The Surprising, Short History of Young Adult Fiction
Does Ponyboy still have a special place in your heart? Here's how he, Nancy, and Margaret paved the way for Harry, Bella, and Katniss.