Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:12:11 PM CST
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 5:54:35 AM CST
In the novel, "Hold Me in Contempt" written by Wendy Williams, an unwelcome old flame appears on Kimberly Kind's doorstep following the fallout of a rocky and obscure relationship between the pair.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 8:33:54 AM CST
Read an excerpt from Tabatha Coffey's "Own It!: Be the Boss of Your Life — at Home and in the Workplace"Courtesy of It Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:16:34 AM CST
Read an excerpt from Maya Van Wagenen's, "Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek" Excerpted from Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek, copyright (c) 2014 by Maya Van Wagenen. Used with permission by Dutton Juvenile, all rights reserved.
Monday, April 14, 2014 9:38:34 AM CST
The potty humor of "Captain Underpants" children's books and the mature exploration of race and family violence by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison in "The Bluest Eye" would seem to have little in common.
Friday, April 11, 2014 5:57:21 AM CST
In "Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men," pediatrician Meg Meeker provides advice on how mothers can strengthen relationships with their sons and achieve happiness as a family. Here's an excerpt.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 10:08:11 AM CST
Read an excerpt from Boz Tchividjian, Aram Tchividjian and Jerushah Armfield's, "Thank You, Billy Graham"Excerpted from Thank You, Billy Graham, copyright (c) 2014 by Boz Tchividjian, Aram Tchividjian, and Jerushah Armfield.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 5:44:51 AM CST
In “The Last Days of Jesus,” Bill O’Reilly adapts the ancient story he recounted in his bestselling “Killing Jesus” in a new illustrated edition that will touch young readers and adults alike. Here's an excerpt.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:05:39 AM CST
In 2013, Sheryl Sandberg published "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead," a bold call to action for women in the workforce to assert themselves and assume their rightful place at the top of the hierarchy.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:05:39 AM CST
For those about to graduate from college or who have graduated within this past year: Are you struggling to find your first job?We want to hear from you.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 2:06:30 PM CST
Judy Greer's collection of short essays in "I Don't Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star," proves why she's the celebrity best friend we all wish we had.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 12:48:48 PM CST
Archie, the beloved comic book character whose exploits have been followed by readers for 73 years, will meet his demise this summer. The comic icon will die in "Life With Archie" #36, which will be released on July 16, followed a week later by the 37th and final issue of the series.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 6:39:58 AM CST
In "Stronger," Jeff Bauman recounts the chilling moment that he locked eyes with Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, just minutes before the deadly backpack below his feet exploded. Here's an excerpt.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 6:24:51 AM CST
In "Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian," Bob Saget addresses the dichotomy between his status a seemingly wholesome TV star and an uproariously unfiltered stand-up comic, delving into the hilarious and poignant details of his life and career along the way.
Monday, April 7, 2014 8:16:47 AM CST
Read an excerpt from Marlo Thomas's It Ain't Over... Till It's Over: Reinventing Your Life--and Realizing Your Dreams--Anytime, at Any Age" Excerpted from It Ain't Over... Till It's Over: Reinventing Your Life--and Realizing Your Dreams--Anytime, at Any Age", copyright (c) 2014 by Marlo Thomas.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:38:44 PM CST
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized in Mexico City since March 31 for dehydration and a lung and urinary infection but has responded well to treatment, Mexico's health ministry said on Thursday.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 8:22:16 AM CST
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 9:10:50 AM CST
Read an excerpt from Mary Higgins Clark's "I've Got You Under My Skin"Excerpted from I've Got You Under My Skin, copyright (c) 2014 by Mary Higgins Clark. Used with permission by Simon & Schuster, all rights reserved.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 10:47:11 AM CST
Read an excerpt from Sarah Jakes' "Lost & Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life"
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 8:27:31 AM CST
Michael Lewis’s new book about high-speed traders skimming pennies off of Wall Street transactions has prompted criticism that Lewis is making irresponsible and simplified claims.
Friday, March 28, 2014 3:40:40 PM CST
In "I Just Graduated ... Now What?
Thursday, March 27, 2014 1:42:40 PM CST
Decades after the publication of "Gone With the Wind," Mammy is finally getting a back story. Simon & Schuster imprint Atria announced Thursday that it will publish Donald McCaig's "Ruth's Journey" in October.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 10:39:32 AM CST
Read an excerpt from Tamara Monosoff's "The Mom Inventors Handbook: How to Turn Your Great Idea Into the Next Big Thing"Excerpted from The Mom Inventors Handbook: How to Turn Your Great Ideas Into the Next Big Thing, copyright (c) 2014 by Tamara Monosoff.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 10:27:18 AM CST
Read an excerpt from Jane Green's "Tempting Fate: A Novel"Listen to an excerpt from the "Tempting Fate" audiobook, read by the author.Excerpted from Tempting Fate: A Novel, copyright (c) 2014 by Jane Green. Used with permission by St. Martin's Press. All rights reserved.