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Curated Reads: Nonfiction Books to Intrigue and Inspire

  Discover lots of new and upcoming nonfiction reads this springwith our author interviews, articles, and book lists!  Interviews with Spring's Biggest Nonfiction Authors  Adam Grant Wants You to Rethink What You Know The organizational psychologist on the benefits of changing...

Get Inspired! New and Anticipated Histories and Biographies

Sometimes in life, we just need a little inspiration. After a particularly trying interval of time, for example. Oh…the year 2020 or the beginning of 2021, say. This collection of new biographies and historical nonfiction, covering every hemisphere and several centuries, has been assembled with an eye toward inspirational arcs.There really is something...

Ah, Yes, I Remember It Well—48 New and Upcoming Memoirs

Memoirs and autobiographies consistently deliver some of the most compelling reading on the virtual shelves. There’s something about the confessional nature of the memoir format that tends to bring out the best stories. Some are entertaining. Some are heartbreaking. And some are just, well, juicy.This collection of 48 new and upcoming memoirs suggests...

Power, Sister! 20 New Books on Women’s History

Happy Women's History Month! One of the undisputedly good things about modern scholarship is that women’s history is finally getting its due. For decades—centuries, really—the contributions of women were largely overlooked by predominantly male authors and biographers.Here we’ve collected 20 great books on women’s history and biographies, all of which...

Author Luvvie Ajayi Jones Wants You to Get in Trouble

  Luvvie Ajayi Jones—author, cultural critic, digital entrepreneur—might be best described as a professional truthteller. Her crazily popular 2016 book, I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual, helped establish what has since become a kind of personal brand. The book is a collection of essays on various cultural topics, threaded through with thoughtful...

Shankar Vedantam, of 'Hidden Brain,' on Using Your Delusions

  If you listen to NPR regularly, you’ve likely heard the voice of Shankar Vedantam, the longtime science correspondent and host of the radio show/podcast Hidden Brain. Billed as “a conversation about life’s unseen patterns,” Vedantam’s flagship show explores human behavior and related social sciences.  48647498 Hidden Brain is one of the most consistently...

The Most Anticipated YA Books of March

  As dedicated readers already know, some of the best and most innovative stories on the shelves come from the constantly evolving realm of young adult fiction. Every month our team looks at the books being published and how they're resonating with early readers. We use this information to put together a roundup of soon-to-be favorites. New in...

Goodreads' Staff Recommends Their Favorite Audiobooks

  Listen up, because our colleagues here at Goodreads have some excellent audiobook recommendations for you! Of course, the books they've selected are as interesting and varied as our coworkers, so you'll have plenty of ideas for every type of audiobook listener (and listening mood), from nonfiction fanatics to those looking for an exciting novel...

42 New and Upcoming Historical Fiction Novels

Care to travel to past times for some serious drama? Check out this season's biggest historical fiction novels and be transported to tales of lighthouse keepers, asylum seekers, Chicago's jazz clubs, Puritans in bad marriages, and much more! Here are just some of the buzzy historical fiction novels that will be publishing early this year (all of these...

Fall Head Over Heels for Romance Week 2021!

  Meet-cutes and misunderstandings, steamy kisses and heartfelt declarations: It must be Romance Week! Get in the Valentine's Day mood with our genre lovefest!   The 52 Most Popular Romances of the Past Three Years Readers' best beloved books. Read    Indie Romances to Push Your Buttons (and Boundaries)Author...

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