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Hot Dudes Reading Creators Reveal Secrets of Their Sexy Instagrams and New Book (Hookups Included!)

Hot Dudes Reading Creators Reveal Secrets of Their Sexy Instagrams and New Book (Hookups Included!)

Originally posted 06/03/2016 12:40PM

To understand the Hot Dudes Reading phenomenon, you need to start by looking at the Instagram account's most-liked photo.

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How Me Before You Author's Own Family and a Real-Life Paraplegic Inspired Her Heartbreaking Best-Seller and Movie

How Me Before You Author's Own Family and a Real-Life Paraplegic Inspired Her Heartbreaking Best-Seller and Movie

Originally posted 06/03/2016 11:30AM

Jojo Moyes' best-selling book Me Before You packs an emotional punch. The story revolves around small-town free spirit Louisa Clark, who becomes a caretaker for wealthy quadriplegic Will Traynor, and a highly anticipated film adaptation – starring Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke and Hunger Games' Sam Claflin – is now in theaters

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Celebrity Biographer Wendy Leigh Dead in Possible Suicide

Celebrity Biographer Wendy Leigh Dead in Possible Suicide

Originally posted 06/02/2016 02:25PM

Author Wendy Leigh – who penned the best-selling biographies of David Bowie, Patrick Swayze, Arnold Schwarzenegger and others – died on Sunday. The New York Post reports that she jumped from her balcony in an apparent suicide, while it has also been reported that she fell. She was 65 years old.

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Check Out the Cover for POPSUGAR Founder Lisa Sugar's New Book, Power Your Happy

Check Out the Cover for POPSUGAR Founder Lisa Sugar's New Book, Power Your Happy

Originally posted 05/24/2016 09:00AM

How do you turn your blog into a global lifestyle and media brand with 500 employees and 85 million readers? Just ask Lisa Sugar, the founder and president of POPSUGAR and the author of the new book, Power Your Happy: Work Hard, Play Nice and Build Your Dream Life.

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J.K. Rowling Defends Donald Trump's Right to Be 'Offensive': 'His Freedom to Speak Protects My Freedom to Call Him a Bigot'

Originally posted 05/17/2016 11:00AM

J.K. Rowling makes it clear she finds almost everything Donald Trump says "objectionable," but defends his right to say it.

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Holly Madison on 'Drama Queen' Hugh Hefner and Why Playmates Are Valued for Being Young and Dumb

Originally posted 05/12/2016 08:25AM

Life at the Playboy Mansion may have seemed shiny and glamorous from the outside, but Holly Madison says that behind closed doors, it was far from it.

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The Best Deliberately Bad Opening Novel Lines of 2016

The Best Deliberately Bad Opening Novel Lines of 2016

Originally posted 05/04/2016 02:00PM

Some backstory: The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest is a parodic fiction contest started in 1982 by Professor Scott E. Rice of the English Department at San Jose State University, the goal of which is to write the worst possible opening sentence for a novel.

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Former Secret Service Agent Describes JFK's Unbearable Grief After Losing Son Patrick When He Was Just 2 Days Old

Former Secret Service Agent Describes JFK's Unbearable Grief After Losing Son Patrick When He Was Just 2 Days Old

Originally posted 05/04/2016 11:55AM

In the three-and-a-half years he was Jackie Kennedy's Secret Service agent, Clint Hill grew very close to the Kennedy family. The period with them, he says, was his favorite.

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How Nixon Tricked Elvis into Thinking the President Had Made Him a Federal Agent During Famous White House Visit

How Nixon Tricked Elvis into Thinking the President Had Made Him a Federal Agent During Famous White House Visit

Originally posted 05/03/2016 07:00PM

The King wore a purple velvet suit, a massive gold belt buckle and came bearing a pistol, framed in a display case, when he visited the White House on Dec. 21, 1970, hoping to meet President Richard Nixon. 

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Author Says Women Who Aren't Mothers Also Deserve Paid Maternity Leave

Author Says Women Who Aren't Mothers Also Deserve Paid Maternity Leave

Originally posted 04/29/2016 10:05AM

An author is arguing that all women deserve to take paid maternity leave, even if they don't have a baby. She's calling it "meternity" leave.

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Filed Under: Pregnancy, Books
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