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10 Books by Nobel Prize Winners

Earlier this month, Svetlana Alexievich received the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. She joined 111 other Nobel laureates – many of whose work you may never have heard of. Change that by adding these 10 masterpieces to your bookshelf. 1. Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster by Svetlana Alexievich. Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich […]

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10 Great Books About New York

New York has captured the hearts and imagination of countless writers. So whether you’re already in the Big Apple or just want to do a bit of armchair traveling, here are 10 books about New York to add to your reading list. 1. Random Family by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc. A product of 11 years of reporting, […]

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10 Classic Tales to Revisit

Some classic tales have been retold so often we can’t remember the first time we heard them. But most of them do have originals you’ve probably never even heard of! Educate yourself by reading the following 10 books, so you finally know what you’re reading. 1. A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Did […]

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7 Horror Books to Read This Month

October means Halloween – and Halloween means it’s time to get scary. So don’t read any of these titles when you’re by yourself late at night. 1. The Boylan House by Ron Ripley. For 300 years, any boys who’ve lived in the Boylan House have mysteriously disappeared. Countless families have tried to inhabit the house and lost […]

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9 Books to Get You in the Halloween Spirit

Halloween is still a few weeks away, but it’s never too early to start getting into the holiday spirit! Curl up with these reads to get excited for goblins, ghosts and more. 1. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Frankenstein is practically synonymous with Halloween, but far too few of us have ever actually read this classic. Change that […]

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Book Review: Rising Strong

Disclaimer: All views expressed are the personal opinion of the writer. If you’ve never heard of Brené Brown, you’re in a for a treat. A research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, Brown gained worldwide fame when her 2010 TEDx Houston talk, The Power of Vulnerability, garnered millions of views. She’s spent […]

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superheroyou 6 Books that Explore the Relationship Between Science and Spirituality

6 Books that Explore the Relationship Between Science and Spirituality

For decades, people have been characterizing the relationship between science and spirituality as a battle: science as hard reason, and spirituality as blind faith. They are forever opposed and fighting for dominance – but they don’t have to be. Faith and science can not only coexist, but also help us deepen our understanding and appreciation […]

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8 Books by Native American Authors

In honor of Native American Day on September 25, we’ve compiled the most interesting books by Native American authors. These stories are compelling tales of American history that you won’t find in a textbook. 1. The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich. Taking place in the primarily white small town of Pluto, North Dakota, The Plague […]

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8 Books I Loved

“8 Books I Loved” is a series in which we reveal the personal favorite books of some of our team members. This week, it’s my turn! I read a LOT so it’s tough to pick my favorites, but here are 8 that have stuck with me throughout the years. 1. The Defining Decade by Meg Jay. […]

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Book Review: The Book of Doing and Being

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. You may not have heard of Barnet Bain, but you’ve probably heard of some of his works. Bain is an award-winning movie producer and director who’s worked on movies like Homeless to Harvard and the Academy Award winner What Dreams May Come. Bain […]

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8 Books I Loved

At SuperheroYou, we write a lot of posts aimed at helping you read more. In our latest feature, we’ll reveal the personal favorite books of some of our team members. And I get to start! So read on – and hopefully by the end you’ll have ordered your next book. 1. Just Kids by Patti Smith. Usually when […]

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superheroyou 10 Books By Hispanic-American Authors to Read This Month

10 Books By Hispanic-American Authors to Read This Month

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we decided to round up the following 10 books by Hispanic-American authors. Broaden your horizons and download these to your Kindles! 1. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. A book read in middle schools and universities, The House on Mango Street tells the story of young Esperanza Cordero […]

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8 More Memoirs to Read

We’re all about finding ways to read more at SuperheroYou! That’s why we compiled the following list of compelling memoirs for you to read. These memoirs were written by regular people and not famous actors. But that doesn’t mean they’re any less inspiring. 1. A Piece of Cake by Cupcake Brown. After Cupcake Brown’s mother died […]

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8 Humor Books to Read

Want more laughter in your life? The answer to that question should be yes. That’s why we compiled the following list of books to make you giggle. So make sure you add them to your Amazon wish list! 1. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh. Allie Brosh’s popular illustrations brilliantly capture daily life, from the trials […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do At Libraries

Many people claim libraries are dying. As e-readers surge in popularity, what’s the point of a place meant to borrow paper books? But libraries have long been community centers – and while books may be their main attraction, they offer a lot more. Here are 10 things you didn’t know you could do at libraries. […]

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10 Adult Coloring Books to Try

Want to get mindful without meditating? Consider buying a coloring book. Coloring in intricate designs in these new coloring books geared towards adults is a therapeutic way to relax. Not convinced? Adult coloring books have topped bestseller lists in the past few months. Here are 10 you might want to try. 1. Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure […]

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10 Business Books for Women

While more and more glass ceilings are breaking, women still have a ways to go when it comes to equality in the workplace. That’s why we’ve rounded up the following books written by women who’ve climbed to the top, so you can get your career where it needs to go. 1. Lean In by Sheryl […]

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10 Cool Bookstores in the United States

As much as we love buying books online, there’s nothing quite like spending a few hours in a favorite bookstore. Here are 10 in the United States you ought to check out. 1. Powell’s City of Books. Powell’s now has a well-known online book sales site. But any true book lover ought to take a […]

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10 Big Movies that Were Books First

It’s pretty common knowledge that the best movies are usually based off books. We’ve rounded up the best of the best, so ready your Netflix queues! 1. The Hobbit. The book that started it all – J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit set the stage for so much of what happens in the critically acclaimed Lord of the Rings trilogy. We get […]

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10 Celebrity Memoirs You Should Read

Anyone who’s even remotely famous has written – or had someone else ghostwrite – a memoir. That’s why we’ve rounded up the 10 most interesting memoirs to add to your wish list. 1. Down the Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison. If you want a juicy read about a bizarre world, then Holly Madison’s memoir is for you. […]

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10 More Travel Books to Read

Didn’t get a chance to take a trip this summer? That’s all the more reason for you to dive into some great travel writing. 1. Life is a Trip: The Transformative Magic of Travel by Judith Fein. Veteran traveler Judith Fein goes with the flow. She is a wanderer who heads from country to country to further her […]

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10 Websites for Book Lovers

In 2015, it’s downright impossible to separate books from technology – they’ve become so intertwined. Luckily, there are several websites that can enhance the reading experience. If you’re a book lover, here are 10 you ought to check out. 1. Project Gutenberg. Founded in 1971, Project Gutenberg is one of the oldest and largest collections […]

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10 Amazing Coffee Table Books

Some books are meant only to be read. Others are meant to be displayed and admired – like on your coffee tables. And then they become a part of your home’s décor. Here are 10 amazing coffee table books to add a little beauty to your life. 1. Art and Sole by Jane Gershon Weitzman. Art […]

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