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What We're Reading This Weekend: Tales of Young Love and Loss

What We're Reading

What We're Reading This Weekend: Tales of Young Love and Loss

Originally posted 07/31/2014 06:45PM

Few topics are more intriguing than matters of the heart. Take this week's cover story for instance: a pregnant young wife of a Marine goes missing amid rumors of a military love triangle. When youth, passion and pain collide, it's hard to look away. This week, our staff's fiction choices are about just that – be it doomed romance or lost loved ones, these young protagonists are on an emotional roller coaster.

Share your thoughts on their choices, and let us know what you're reading.

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Review: The Silkworm, J.K. Rowling's Second Book Under a Pseudonym, Weaves an Engaging Web

The Silkworm, J.K. Rowling's Second Book Under a Pseudonym Weaves an Engaging Web

Originally posted 06/12/2014 05:00PM

Robert Galbraith – unmasked to the world as a pseudonym for Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling – has written a second absorbing whodunit starring detective Cormoran Strike to follow last year's stealth hit, The Cuckoo's Calling.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Inspiring Nonfiction

What We're Reading

What We're Reading This Weekend: Inspiring Nonfiction

Originally posted 03/27/2014 05:00PM

Transformation can make for a very interesting read. Our staffers have found three very different books about taking matters into your own hands to change your life.

Let us know what you think of their choices – and tell us what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Tales of Unusual Lives

What We're Reading

What We're Reading This Weekend: Tales of Unusual Lives

Originally posted 01/23/2014 05:45PM

Most of us will never live in a harem, manage a pop group or spend time in an Italian prison … but pick up these memoirs and you may feel as if you have. Share your thoughts on our staffers' latest choices – and let us know what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Funny Memoirs

What We're Reading

What We're Reading This Weekend: Funny Memoirs

Originally posted 12/19/2013 05:00PM

As Nora Ephron put it: "The tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next." Our staffers have found three memoirs that use humor to redeem the painful moments and sweeten the happy ones. Let us know what you think – and what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Personal Holiday Favorites

What We're Reading

What We're Reading This Weekend: Personal Holiday Favorites

Originally posted 12/12/2013 05:00PM

It's a time for joy but also contemplation, as our staffers' holiday picks (no, not A Charlie Brown Christmas) reflect. Tell us what you think – and let us know what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Quirky Nonfiction

What We're Reading This Weekend: Quirky Nonfiction

Originally posted 12/05/2013 05:30PM

Ever wonder what the fashion world's really like, how the Pyramid builders slaked their thirst, or what it's like to work as a junk hauler?

Our staffers are finding out.

Let us know what you think of the books they're engrossed in – and tell us what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: True Stories

What We're Reading This Weekend: True Stories

Originally posted 10/31/2013 05:00PM

The hunt for Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Chinese smuggling rings in New York City, a transformative drama program in Levittown – these unfamiliar worlds have our staffers transfixed at the moment. Let us know what you think of their choices – and tell us what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Young Adult Novels with Grownup Appeal

What We're Reading This Weekend: Young Adult Novels with Grownup Appeal

Originally posted 10/24/2013 05:50PM

Kids know a good story when they see one, so it's no surprise that the best YA novels can hold an adult's attention – and sometimes teach us a little something as well. Share your thoughts on the books our staffers are enjoying – and let us know what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Love Stories

What We're Reading This Weekend: Love Stories

Originally posted 07/18/2013 05:00PM

There's the romantic kind, of course, but purely platonic devotion can transform lives too. Check out the testaments to the power of love that have our staffers engrossed – and let us know what you're reading.

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