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New Books to Read to End the Summer

New Books to Read to End the Summer

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Whether you read on a tablet, Kindle, or still prefer the smell of a freshly cracked paperback, finding your next book is never easy. You could never read all the new novels, biographies, or

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Two New ‘Harry Potter’ Books To Hit Stores This Fall

Two New ‘Harry Potter’ Books To Hit Stores This Fall

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On Oct. 20, 1997, the world of Muggles was changed forever when author J.K. Rowling introduced us to the character who would become a worldwide phenomenon, spawning a seven-book series, eight movies, an amusement

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Travel: The New York Times Seeks Out The Best Coastal Destinations In Its New Travel Series

Travel: The New York Times Seeks Out The Best Coastal Destinations In Its New Travel Series

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The New York Times is adding to their travel guide series with a new book release, Explorer: “Whether it’s a languid day on the postcard-perfect bays of the Maldives, a swim to the tiny

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The Harry Potter Universe Keeps Expanding with Two New Books

The Harry Potter Universe Keeps Expanding with Two New Books

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Great news, Harry Potter fans: The wizarding world will expand in October with the release of two new books, Harry Potter: A History of Magic, The Book of Exhibition and Harry Potter, A Journey Through a History of Magic,

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Reading Electronically Might Actually Be Better for Your Kids

Reading Electronically Might Actually Be Better for Your Kids

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Read a toddler a print version of The Cat in the Hat, then read them an E-book version. Which one is better? According to a recent study, young children are more engaged by electronic books. In

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Facebook Celebrates 20 Years of ‘Harry Potter’ With a Secret Easter Egg

Facebook Celebrates 20 Years of ‘Harry Potter’ With a Secret Easter Egg

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It’s been 20 years since the first Harry Potter book was published, and to celebrate Facebook has added a magical Hogwarts-themed “easter egg” to its status updates and comments. If you type in any

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Tolkien’s Lost ‘Lord of the Rings’ Story Is Finally Published

Tolkien’s Lost ‘Lord of the Rings’ Story Is Finally Published

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The story of Beren and Lúthien, two of Middle-earth’s star-crossed lovers, has finally been immortalized in print over 100 years after J.R.R. Tolkien first put pen to paper. The Tale of Beren and Lúthien

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Movie Theaters To Screen 1984 In Protest Of Trump

Movie Theaters To Screen 1984 In Protest Of Trump

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More than one hundred movie theaters across the U.S. will screen George Orwell’s “1984” on April 4 in protest of the Trump administration. The organizers chose this date because Winston Smith, the main character

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Punxsutawney Phil’s Greatest Hits

Punxsutawney Phil’s Greatest Hits

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This morning, Punxsutawney Phil, America’s most beloved forecasting groundhog, made his annual appearance in Gobbler’s Knob, Pennsylvania. As a bevy of men in top hats egged him on, Phil spied his shadow, a sure sign that we will have

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Here’s Why George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Currently The Bestselling Book On Amazon

Here’s Why George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Currently The Bestselling Book On Amazon

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When novelists write dystopian literature, their sentences both hint at and exaggerate a state of their current reality. In some cases, they are a what if? played out, extending trends these writers fear might

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