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35 Compelling Opening Lines from Famous Books

What draws a reader to pick up a book varies. It could be that it is by a well-known author, or perhaps a classic that everyone reads in school. A good cover can do the trick too. But what about the first paragraph of a story? It has to be something that peeks curiosity and […]

Bill Gates

Science Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read

Bill Gates is an avid reader, and reports reading up to fifty books every year. He reads so much that he started a blog, Gates Notes, to share his thoughts and review almost every book he reads. Among the hundreds of reads Gate’s has reviewed, the ones on science books take the cake. Science is […]

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Children’s Books You Need to Reread As An Adult

You’re never too old to enjoy a good children’s book! Rereading children’s books as an adult can be very rewarding. The stories you knew and grew to love as a kid provide comfort, stress reduction, and the reward of rediscovering a youthful you. Rereading a children’s book as an adult also provides an outlet to […]

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett’s 10 Favorite Books

You probably know Warren Buffett as one of the most successful investors of all time, but did you know he’s also one of the most voracious readers ever? It’s true. The Oracle of Omaha famously dedicates about 80 percent of his working day to simply reading and thinking. “I just sit in my office and […]

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10 Must-Read Dystopian Novels for the Socially Conscious

Have you ever experienced the bizarre feeling of waking up in a parallel universe where values, beliefs, and social mores have been knocked upside-down to the point where you no longer make sense of your social reality? Have you ever felt completely abandoned and isolated, second-guessing your assumptions of normality? Have you ever felt your […]