Category: Lists

7 Pirate Romances to Shiver Ye Timbers

It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day, and to celebrate, we’ve assembled a list of our favorite pirate romances that’ll blow you…down. (Arrrrr.) So pick up one of the swashbuckling gems below and take to the high seas!    

9 Chilling Reads to Keep You Up All Night

Ah! Do you smell the pumpkin-scented everything in the air? Do you feel the beginning touches of the chilly breezes through your hair? Why yes folks, fall is here! That means it’s about time to spruce up your wardrobe with some new sweaters, stock your pantry with colorful squash, and fill out your bookshelf with […]

8 Books to Get You Through the Dog Days of Summer

Happy National Dog Day! In celebration of this grand holiday (even though everyday is really national dog day for us) we’ve rounded up our favorite dog books that are fun to read all year round! Did your favorite book not make the list? Let us know what it is in the comments section below! We’re […]

9 Memoirs about Love, Sex and Rock & Roll

Musicians seem to experience more life that regular people, with their exceptional talent, world travel, and endless groupies. That’s why we love reading about them—the good, the bad, and the rock n’ roll.

11 Beautiful Beach Covers for the Last of Summer

We can’t believe summer’s almost gone! But to stretch it out just as long as we can, we’ve made a list of eleven gorgeous beach-themed book covers to tide us over. (Geddit? TIDE? I know, I’ll show myself out.)

13 Books That Are Love Letters to New York

One of the best experiences when reading a book is being completely transported to another place–the coffee shop on the corner and the farmers’ market in the square become so real, it’s like you’ve always lived there. It’s no surprise to us that New York City is a frequent choice for authors and readers alike!  These 13 books […]

5 Books to Read if you Love Pride & Prejudice

From Laurence Olivier and Peter Cushing to Colin Firth and Matthew Macfayden, Mr. Darcy has been a socially awkward, eloquent dreamboat we’ve all fallen in love with, and it’s no surprise that Jane Austen was a master of romance. In that same vein, Lauren Layne has gifted us with five books she would recommend if […]

9 Books To Have and To Read

We’re continuing XOXO wedding Week with 9 must-read wedding books.  Whether you’re jonesing for a cute wedding story or need a gift for a bride-to-be, you’ll find something in this amazing list of wedding reads! Which ones will you add to your TBR pile?  

It’s All About Mom: 8 Books for, and about, mothers

Happy Mother’s Day to all of our members and their moms! In recognition of our favorite ladies, we’ve put together a list of books all about mothers and motherhood: the joys, the struggles, and everything in between. Share this list with your mom, or choose a couple titles to read for yourself! There’s a little […]

7 Can’t-Lose Books for Derby Fans

AAAAAAND THEY’RE OFF! Whether you’re a lifelong railbird or only tuned in to see American Pharoah win the Triple Crown last year, horse racing has something for everyone–tension, excitement, color and pageantry, bitter rivalries and at its heart, majestic animals otherworldly in their grace. While most of us might come no closer to a racing […]

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