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My Favorite Reads Of 2020 (Give Me All The Books!)

Oh, you need a holiday read? Might I suggest one of these? From historical fiction, to self-help, and even an amazing children's book sprinkled in for good measure, here are my favorites from 2020.

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Read Anything Worthwhile Lately?

"Reading is the key that opens doors to many good things in life. Reading shaped my dreams and more reading helped me make my dreams come true." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Books, Books & More Books

“Because I’m of the old-fashioned conviction that reading is a pleasure to be carefully guarded at all times.” - Jenny Colgan, The Bookshop on the Corner

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Last Minute Gift Ideas - Books To Give & Receive: The Fold's Best Books of 2019

We brought you quite the book selection this year. Here are a few standouts we are giving (and hoping to receive!) this holiday season.

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On Celebrating & Supporting Public Spaces

Managing Editor, Brooke Klauer, is singing the praises of her local library, and how all public spaces are worth a visit.

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On Our Radar: Fall Books To Peruse Now

The best of new fall reads to crack open, stack on your bedside and glean plenty of inspiration as we head into a new season.

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Literary Edit: Books From Female Authors You Need To Know

It's our spring literary edit! For April we are featuring a few dynamic female authors who speak their truth, highlight the humor in the absurd and ultimately share stories we can learn, laugh and grow from.

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The Literary Edit: 10 Great Books To Help You Survive The Cold Weather Until Spring

For our March book recommendations, we've pulled 10 fantastic books from the archives to round out our winter reading and welcome the beginning of spring. Ranging from oldies but goodies to new releases by some of our favorite authors, each title in our reading list carries its own, timely significance.

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The Literary Edit: For The Love of Books

We are acknowledging this month that, like the calendar year, we also go through "seasons" of preferences--particularly when it comes to reading. While in the summers we crave lighter, airier works of fiction to the deep, enthralling stores that move us in the winter, for the month of February we are focusing on 3 memoirs that are perfect for hunkering down and fighting the cold.

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The Literary Edit: New Year's Edition

As our minds buzz with excitement over the prospects and possibilities of the year to come, we invite you to take a moment to quiet your mind with the wonderful stories we're reading to kick off 2019.

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The Literary Edit: A Gift Guide For Every Kind Of Reader On Your List

There is a title for every literary fan out there: spirited novels, cookbooks and fantastic stories in children's literature are just some of the genres comprising our holiday gift list. Read on to find the perfect book for the reader in your life or, better yet, yourself.

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A Conversation With Glynnis MacNicol, Author of No One Tells You This

For a lot of women, it can often feel as though stories about women in their 40s are few and far between. In her latest novel, No One Tells You This, author Glynnis MacNicol discusses the particularly difficult year in which she turned 40 and the self reflection that allowed her to realize being 40 is, actually, amazing.

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The Literary Edit: Our Feminist Reading List

From beloved journalist, Gloria Steinem, to Bad Feminist essayist, Roxane Gaye, we honor all of the brave women in our lives this month with a reading list comprised solely of female authors.

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The Literary Edit: Our June Reading List

We are energizing our summer reading plans with these five vibrant reads: a collection of short stories and essays, a thoughtful debut novel, and a go-to spiritual guide.

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The Literary Edit: Our May Reading List

This spring, we're reaching for titles that are juicy in both style and storyline, including Michael Pollan's unexpected new release and an Atwood-esque novel.

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Our April Reading List

While we wait for winter to fully abate, we're digging into this diverse selection of books: a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the restaurant industry, a look at injustice within the legal system and more.

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Our March Must-Read Books

This month, after a particularly tenuous few weeks in the U.S., we’ve compiled a book list of narratives that encourage empathy, compassion and expanded worldviews.

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The 4 Books We're Reading In February

We don't know about you, but we're making our way through this last chilly month of winter with a warm blanket and some good reads, including a chilling thriller, a lush romance, and even an old favorite children's book series.

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6 Books To Start The Year

Take a break from all of the self-help-oriented, New Year's-inspired reading, and dive into some fiction instead. You might be surprised by what the characters teach you about yourself, says our resident literary columnist.

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Must-Reads For Your Holiday Break

Whether you want to gift the perfect hardcover to your favorite book worm, or you need some entertainment on a long flight home for the holidays, we've got you covered.

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A Conversation with Love and Trouble author, Claire Dederer

Claire Dederer's latest memoir belongs on the must-read list for women of any age, for reasons both confronting and comforting. We interviewed the author on her writing process, aging and more.

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Winter's Best Books: Behind The Scenes With quarterlane + The Fold Memoir Box

Get a sneak peek at quarterlane's latest book collections, all jam-packed with dreamy winter reads. (And don't miss this season's special collaboration between quarterlane and The Fold!)

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October's Must-Read Books

This month's reading list includes more than a few intriguing novels from both debut authors and familiar favorite writers.

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Lisa Congdon on A Glorious Freedom and Being A Torchbearer For Women Over 40

Lisa Congdon's latest book is both visually and thematically inspiring. A Glorious Freedom reminds us there is much to live and learn over the age of 40.