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Jonesin’ For a Fix: Books for TV Addicts Who Love Bones

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It’s kind of shocking to realize that Bones has already been on the air for 11 seasons. 11!! Most shows rarely make it that far, and if they do, the quality starts dropping significantly (I’m looking at you, Grey’s Anatomy). But Bones has tapped into something magical, growing with its audience and delivering quality crime-fighting episodes for years. Now it’s almost time to say goodbye: the 12 and final season airs on January 3, 2017. The show has come a long way, from the early days of chemistry-filled banter between Bones (Emily Deschanel) and Booth (David Boreanaz) to their eventual marriage and the birth of their children. Along the way they’ve fought countless bad guys, solved countless crimes, and have…

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More, Please! Books that Need Sequels Immediately

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There’s nothing like reading a wonderful book that keeps you up all night, fills you with warm fuzzies, or even makes you shed a tear or two. But when the story is finally over, you’re left with an empty feeling that just won’t go away. If you’re lucky, the author will write a sequel and you’ll get to hang out with your favorite characters for a little while longer. But more often than not, one book is all we get, leaving us to imagine, speculate and pray for that sequel that will probably never come. There’s not much I wouldn’t do to get a sequel to my favorite novels. These are the stories that consume my thoughts, that I read again…

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Two Book Series That Dropped the Ball on the Final Book and One That Nailed It

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There is nothing more disappointing than strongly disliking the last book in a series. You’ve spent years reading the earlier novels, obsessing over the characters, and waiting for the next one to come out. When a long-running series is finally over, you’re hoping for some sort of resolution, all those loose ends tied up, and maybe even a happy ending. So if you don’t get any of those things, it’s very, very hard not to feel let down. Thankfully, most authors nail it all the way through. But there are those few series we wish we could erase from our minds, or at least go back to the beginning and stop ourselves from reading in the first place. Here are two…

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From Jane Eyre to Mockingjay to Austenland: Books that Need More Sex

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I should preface this by saying I’m not a pervert. Well, not much of one anyway. But sometimes you’re reading a book and you just know that a sex scene would make all the difference. Maybe the couple is getting a little too close; maybe that kissing scene is just a little too hot. The reason doesn’t even matter really—you just pray that the characters will start to go to town. And if you’re lucky, they do. But there are times when your fave couple just chastely kisses or walks away, letting all that delicious sexual chemistry go to waste. For those of us who are a little more, um, in need of that great love scene, here are five…

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