What Are You Reading?

Whether via e-reader, a perfectly broken-spined paperback, or just by covertly reading over someone's shoulder, we want to hear all about what's on your reading list this month. » 3/16/15 7:00am 3/16/15 7:00am

What Are You Reading?

Whether you're re-reading you way through your childhood favorites, searching out some brand new stories, or if you're just trying to figure out what you might want to read next, we want to take a look at your recent reading list. » 2/17/15 7:00am 2/17/15 7:00am

This Is Your Brain on the Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy 

Gleefully shitting on Fifty Shades of Grey became its own pastime as soon as the books started climbing up bestseller lists. But as easy as it is to lambast a trilogy of books written from the standpoint of a sexual idiot savant with a fifth-grade reading level, there's something smarmy and inauthentic about knocking… » 2/12/15 11:50am 2/12/15 11:50am

Which Book Have You Read The Most Times?

There are so many different books to read that we could easily read each one only once and never run out. But some books somehow seem to keep us returning to them over and over again. Today we want to know which book you've read the most times and why. » 2/12/15 7:00am 2/12/15 7:00am

What Are You Reading?

There are so many books out there, but only a few of them are the books that you're reading. So tell us about them. We want to know what you're reading — both now, later, and not-so-long ago. » 1/19/15 7:00am 1/19/15 7:00am

2014: Reading Year in Review

I've put together a spreadsheet of all of the new books that I read in 2014, inspired by Ghost in the Machine's post chronicling what he read in 2013 (sorry if I'm stepping on your toes, Ghost), and it's been really interesting to review the data and use it to perhaps set some goals for 2015. » 1/01/15 9:42pm 1/01/15 9:42pm

The "Rule of 50" Helps You Know When To Give Up On A Book

Life is just too short to keep reading a book that's not compelling or rewarding to you. But how can you know when to quit? Austin Kleon (Steal Like an Artist) recommends the Rule of 50, lifted from Nancy Pearl's book Book Lust. » 12/29/14 6:00pm 12/29/14 6:00pm

What Are You Reading?

Reading over someone's shoulder is annoying, so let's do the next best thing and share just what we've been reading. We want to know what you're reading now, what you've been reading recently, what's coming up next, and what you think of it all. » 12/15/14 7:00am 12/15/14 7:00am

What's Your Absolute Favorite Book Ever To Introduce Other People To?

Whether you're buying a stack of the same paperback to give out as gifts, lending out (and then retrieving) the well-turned copy you've had for the past decade, or simply pinging an e-copy over to as many friends' e-readers as you can, we want to know about which book you most love to share. » 12/09/14 7:05am 12/09/14 7:05am

What Are You Reading?

What's on your reading list these days, and what did you just cross off it? Whether you're currently working your way through some brand new fiction, a long-awaited classic, or even a stack of assigned textbooks, we want to hear about it. » 11/19/14 7:00am 11/19/14 7:00am

The Zaniest Ideas We've Had For The Books Of The Future

Throughout the 20th-century, we've come up with crazy ideas for reinventing books, ones that make our phone and tablet readers seem almost modest. From books projected onto the ceiling to reading Ferris wheels, here are some of the last century's strangest and most innovative book proposals. » 10/14/14 3:00pm 10/14/14 3:00pm

How to get into China Miéville. Over at Tor.com, there's an introduction to Miéville's strange and powerful books, including a rundown of which books to try first. Do you agree with their recommendations? » 10/14/14 2:09pm 10/14/14 2:09pm

The Thriving Industry That Helps Encourage Book Censorship

We have rating systems for movies, television shows, and video games—so why not rating systems for books? That's the thought behind services that rate books with the aim of helping parents and protecting children. But these services are contributing to censorship in schools—and harming public education in the process. » 10/01/14 12:09pm 10/01/14 12:09pm

What Books Are You Reading?

Tell us about the books you've got in progress, the ones you just wrapped up, and the ones that you can't wait to start next — and what books we should think about picking up, too! » 9/18/14 7:00am 9/18/14 7:00am

Which Science Fiction Or Fantasy Book Do You Wish Went On Forever?

We've all experienced the sense of impending loss that comes when you realize a book is almost over — and you're not ready for it to end. But which science fiction or fantasy novel do you wish would just never end? So you could keep reading it for the rest of your life? » 8/28/14 3:44pm 8/28/14 3:44pm

What Are You Reading?

We're nearing the end of summer, and hopefully of our summer reading lists, too. Which books are you're working on, which ones have you've wrapped up, and which ones are next? » 8/19/14 7:20am 8/19/14 7:20am

What Books Are You Reading?

What have you been reading lately, and what did you think of it? Tell us about all the books, both fiction or non fiction, that have been occupying your bookshelves lately and what you're planning on pulling down next. Or just grab a recommendation from someone else's recent reading list in the comments now! » 7/21/14 7:00am 7/21/14 7:00am

The Humble Sci-Fi eBook Bundle Is An Amazing Bargain For Book Lovers

For just $12, you can get 11 science fiction books right now, by authors including Alan Dean Foster, Barbara Hambly, Harlan Ellison, Greg Bear and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough. But you better move fast: the Humble Sci-Fi eBook Bundle won't last forever. » 7/10/14 12:10pm 7/10/14 12:10pm