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As You(Tube) Like It: 5 Must-See Literary Web Series

As You(Tube) Like It: 5 Must-See Literary Web Series

April marked the five-year anniversary of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, a vlog version of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice. In the years since, other YouTubers copied LBD’s formula, adapting famous novels into bite-sized episodes that went online once or twice a week. In some cases, a bunch of friends with no budget banded together; other projects required a full […]

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The Best Romance Films of All Time

The Best Romance Films of All Time

  Ever since Rudolph Valentino made goo-goo eyes at the screen and left a generation of ladies swooning, romance has been a staple at the movies. With such a wealth of choices in front of me, an explanation of how I selected this list seems necessary. First, all of my choices consist of movies first released in theaters—apologies to […]

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ACTING ON IMPULSE: 10 Questions for Mia Sosa

ACTING ON IMPULSE: 10 Questions for Mia Sosa

Mia Sosa doesn’t exactly remember when she first read a romance novel, but she does remember hiding a stash of Harlequin romances behind the covers of 16 magazine in middle school. After finishing college and law school, Mia spent a decade practicing law as a First Amendment and media attorney in our nation’s capital before […]

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The Coalition Rebellion Series: High-Flying, Science Fiction-Infused Romance

The Coalition Rebellion Series: High-Flying, Science Fiction-Infused Romance

A longtime genre fiction reader, I first heard the term “keeper” used by romance readers. There’s something about particular romance novels that makes readers want to keep them for rereading and remembering. These are the sorts of books we are sorry to see end; I often reread the last chapters right away to experience them […]

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A Bun-dle of Beautiful Burger Books

A Bun-dle of Beautiful Burger Books

Is there anything more divine than a juicy beef patty nestled beneath a blanket of gooey cheese, tucked within a golden bun? For us here at Booklist—or, at least, for me—the answer is “not a chance.” Join us in celebrating the greatest holiday you didn’t even know existed (#NationalCheeseburgerDay) with the mouthwatering burger-centric books below: […]

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Best New Books: Week of September 18, 2017

Best New Books: Week of September 18, 2017

The following books, all publishing this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!   Adult Fiction  Murderous Mistral, by Cay Rademacher, translated by Peter Millar  The Ninth Hour, by Alice McDermott  Thalia: A Texas Trilogy, by Larry McMurty   Adult Nonfiction  Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk, by Michael […]

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