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What We're Reading This Weekend: Big Fat Beach Books

What We're Reading

What We're Reading This Weekend: Big Fat Beach Books

Originally posted 06/20/2013 05:00PM

Our staffers have found three of the best kind of vacation books: they're engrossing and long enough to keep you mesmerized until the sun sets.

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

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Can't Put 'Em Down Novels

What We're Reading

What We're Reading This Weekend: Can't Put 'Em Down Novels

Originally posted 06/13/2013 05:30PM

It's one of life's best feelings: stepping into a fictional world so compelling you don't want to leave.

Let us know what you think about the novels we're loving – and tell us what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Smart Summer Thrillers

What We're Reading

What We're Reading This Weekend: Smart Summer Thrillers

Originally posted 06/06/2013 05:00PM

Beaches and thrillers go together like burgers and corn-on-the-cob, and these three aren't just empty calories.

Let us know what you think – and what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Words to Live By

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Words to Live By

Originally posted 05/30/2013 05:00PM

You won't necessarily find these books shelved with self-help, but our staffers found some sage – or at least pithy – advice in their pages.

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

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Fun Fiction for the Start of Summer

What We're Reading This Weekend: Fun Fiction for the Start of Summer

Originally posted 05/23/2013 05:00PM

What makes a great beach read? Romance, escape, and high odds for a happy ending – plus enough suspense to keep those pages breezily turning.

Share your thoughts on the novels we'll be losing ourselves in this Memorial Day – and let us know what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Guilty Pleasures

What We're Reading This Weekend: Guilty Pleasures

Originally posted 05/09/2013 06:00PM

You can't go high brow all the time. Whether it's a chick lit confection, a bodice-ripper or a zombie fest, just-for-fun books have their place. See what our staffers are unwinding with below – and let us know what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Eye-Opening Works of Non-Fiction

What We're Reading This Weekend: Eye-Opening Works of Non-Fiction

Originally posted 04/25/2013 05:00PM

There's nothing like a good nonfiction book to lift the veil on unfamiliar worlds. This week our staffers are getting enlightened about Elvis Presley, marathon running and what really goes on behind the scenes in hotels. Got a book that's taught you something fascinating lately? Let us know below!

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Classics Worth Cracking Open

What We're Reading This Weekend: Classics Worth Cracking Open

Originally posted 04/18/2013 05:00PM

As journalists we are, of necessity, all about what's happening RIGHT NOW. So it's nice to take a step back and lose ourselves in stories that have stood the test of time. Tell us what you think of our vintage choices – and let us know what you're reading.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: YA Standouts

What We're Reading This Weekend: YA Standouts

Originally posted 04/11/2013 05:00PM

The best Young Adult fiction has plenty for grownups to love, from no-holds-barred romantic passions to page-turning plots (only some of which feature vampires). See below for a few that have us in thrall – and let us know what you're reading!

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What We're Reading: Story Collections We're Loving

Originally posted 04/04/2013 05:00PM

Sometimes it's nice to shelve a thick novel in favor of something a little bit shorter.

Story collections are making a big comeback, and this week PEOPLE staffers can't get enough of them. From the darkly funny dystopian tales of Sam Lipsyte to the latest from critical darling Alice Munro, check out what we're reading. Then let us know what books you can't put down.

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