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Get Harry Potter audiobooks for free when you sign up for a free trial to Audible

Name one thing that sounds better than starting the Harry Potter series over again (with an IV of warm butterbeer, of course), when cold weather hits. I'll wait. The only thing in the way is the whole "adult" thing, and most of us don't have time to
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Why I’m only reading books by women this year

My bookcase in my bedroom in my childhood home is bursting full of books that have shaped my education and, come to think of it, my entire life to date.  During a recent visit home, I observed that the overwhelming majority of these books
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Short sell in the books market

From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard Three or so months ago, while looking for Keynes’ General Theory in a long-neglected bookshelf at home, I came across an ancient paperback collection of John O’Hara’s short
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Gain access to millions of books, audiobooks, magazines, and newspapers for an entire year

We're living in the age of digital subscriptions. But between Netflix, Audible, Kindle, Amazon Prime, Spotify, and a host of other services you're currently paying recurring fees to, you might be draining your checking account more than you think.
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This kickass feminist activity book is made for activist girls

Most activity books ask you to join the dots or colour by numbers. This one asks you to plan your own protest march. I am a Rebel Girl: a Journal to Start Revolutions is a new feminist activity book filled with 100 insightful tasks for girls that
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Now you can buy movie tickets or book a vacation right from a YouTube ad

YouTube ads are about to get a lot more interactive. The Google-owned video platform today announced a brand-new video advertising option that will allow users to buy or download what the ad is advertising — straight from the ad itself. SEE
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Snag the Fire Tablet 7 on sale for only $35 — the price of a hardcover book

As if there wasn't already reason to grasp onto any and all forms of worthwhile entertainment now that summer pool parties and beach days are in the past (*sigh*), the Amazon Fire Tablet 7 has gone on sale for only $35. SEE ALSO: Which tablet to buy
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The movie version of 'A Simple Favor' has a totally different ending than the book — and it's a lot more fun

Major spoilers for both the novel and film versions of A Simple Favor lie ahead. This past weekend, A Simple Favor hit theaters as a total mystery. Even to fans of the book. Director Paul Feig and screenwriter Jessica Sharzer took major liberties
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5 books about immigrant and refugee experiences that you'll want to read with your kids

Over the past several weeks, we've had heartrending conversations about what's happening to migrant children and their families at the U.S. border.  The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy has separated children from

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