Your Reading Life

25 Books That Shaped These Authors

From Agatha Christie to Tolkien to Elizabeth Gilbert and Seamus Heaney, 25 authors reveal the books they received as gifts that went on to affect their own writing.

By • 4 weeks ago
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The Books my Main Character Would Read

Amy Foster, author of the dystopian trilogy The Rift Uprising, reveals the books her teenage heroine would gravitate towards.

By Amy S. Foster • 1 month ago
Apothecary

Read it Forward’s Holiday Gift Guide

Read it Forward's ultimate gift guide reveals the absolute best books (nearly 200!) to buy for every reader on your list this year.

By • 2 months ago
Your Reading Life

25 Authors on the Best Books They’ve Ever Received

Authors Karin Slaughter, Robert Trachtenberg, Jenni Fagan, and more reveal the literary gifts they’ll never forget.

By • 2 months ago
Author Essay

Homicide Detective Roy Grace’s Reading List

Crime fiction writer Peter James interviews the main character from his thriller series about the books he reads when he's off-duty.

By PETER JAMES • 2 months ago
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7 Adult Books That Teenagers Will Love

If you've exhausted the young adult section at your local library, try these crossover titles on for size.

By • 2 months ago
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The 7 Scariest Books You’ve Never Heard Of

These reads will keep you awake long after you’ve finished.

By • 3 months ago
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14 Bewitching Books about Witches

These reads will get you in a wickedly good Halloween mood.

By • 3 months ago