Arts & Culture

Stop Everything and Watch This Breathtaking Trailer for Planet Earth II

The BBC nature documentary series is coming back, and it looks epic.

Crayola Is Launching a Coloring Line for Teens and Tweens

Because the coloring craze isn’t dying out anytime soon.

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.

15 Books You’ll Wish You Read Sooner

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by RS staffers, are so powerful, you'll want to read them again—and share them with your friends. 

5 Things You Didn’t Know Your Library Card Could Do

What could be better than free fun in the sun?

7 Gripping Mother/Daughter Books to Read In May

These picks touch on the intricate relationships between mothers and their daughters.

Now Your Failed Relationship Can Be Immortalized In a Museum

The Museum of Broken Relationships will feature artifacts from breakups.

This Van Gogh Painting Has Come to Life

Art enthusiasts should head to Chicago for this once-in-a-lifetime rental.

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.