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Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why is the Perfect YA Novel Adaptation

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It’s not often that you read a book that moves you. And I mean truly moves you, bringing a tear (or 20) to your eye and making you think about it for weeks and months and even years later. Thirteen Reasons Why, written by Jay Asher, is one of those books for me. So you can imagine how excited I was to hear that it’s now a Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, out today, March 31. I picked it up because of the buzz; when the young adult novel came out nearly 10 years ago, it was an almost instant bestseller, and the word-of-mouth alone was enough to make me intrigued. But as soon as I read the heartbreaking story, I knew it…

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‘Tis the Season to Binge on Our Favorite 20 Christmas Reads of 2016!

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It’s finally Christmas time, and we’re in full holiday swing — including the books that we’re currently reading! There are tons of great Christmas-themed novels to dive into these days, filled with cozy family dinners, snowy scenes and plenty of making out under the mistletoe. Here are 20 recent releases about Christmas that we can’t wait to binge on through the holiday season and into 2017: The Christmas Town, Donna VanLiere (St. Martin’s Press, October 18, 2016) As a foster child, Lauren Gabriel has never really had a place that feels like home. But all of that changes when she unexpectedly ends up in the small town of Grandon one Christmas and starts volunteering at a center for single mothers.…

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Zodiac Reads: The Perfect Books For Peacemaking Libras

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Even for the strongest non-believers, it’s hard to deny how fun astrology can be. Have you ever met anyone who doesn’t at least want to know to their horoscope for the month? We didn’t think so. Personally, we love astrology here at BookTrib, regardless if you’re a passionate Aries, a romantic Cancer, or an imaginative Libra. Speaking of Libras, since we’re firmly in Libra territory (September 23 to October 23), and yes, we are going to pretend that NASA did NOT add a sign to the zodiac, we figured it was time to celebrate our justice-loving, peacemaking brothers and sisters. So for all of you late September to October babies out there, here are eight books guaranteed to appeal to any Libra: It Ends With…

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