High Value Book Appraisal

Chumlee’s job is in jeopardy when he purchases a book signed by Charles Lindbergh before verifying the signature. Can Rebecca save the day? Find out in this clip from Season 6, “That Sinking Feeling.” [Pawn Stars]

The Last Train Robbery

The Old West goes out with a bang in its last train robbery, leading a series of investigators down unexpected paths to a shocking conclusion. By Rhema Sayers | source : 1440 Daily Digest Fairbank, Arizona February 15, 1900 The sun had just set. Darkness surrounded the glow from the gaslights at the railway station […]

Forget Audible, Get a Library Card

by DANNY CHADWICK | Review Geek If you’re paying for a monthly audiobook subscription to a service like Audible or Kobo Books, you may not have to. Public libraries are still a thing, and they’ve arrived in the digital age with apps that may enable you to save money by delivering thousands of audiobooks and […]

Icebreakers with…author Michael Lewis

Before Michael Lewis became a bestselling author of books like The Big Short and Moneyball, he was a young bond salesman making boatloads of money on Wall Street in its most culturally ogled era—the 1980s. He eventually left his job to write about the fratty, excessive finance-world behavior he bore witness to in the book that launched his […]

Icebreakers with…The Power of Regret author Daniel Pink

Pink explains how regret can help us become better people By Neal Freyman | Morning Brew From failing to ask our crush out to drinking a little too much at a wedding, we’ve all experienced some form of regret. According to Daniel Pink’s new book, The Power of Regret, that’s actually a good thing: Regret can help us become […]

The Lives of Others (Longreads)

by Lindsay Jones | Longreads Two women gave birth on the same day in a place called Come By Chance. They didn’t know each other, and never would. Half a century later, their children made a shocking discovery. Longreads ONE Rita Hynes lugged her pregnant body up the rural hospital’s wooden steps. It was the night […]

The best fiction of 2020 (so far).

During the first weeks of quarantine, giddy at the thought of having time to read, we loaded up on dozens of critically reviewed literary titles. But as the weeks went by and dread sank in, we craved quirkier lighter fare. Our top picks consist of an eclectic mix of heavy and lightweight reading. Not everything […]

The Best Books of 2020 (So Far)

By Thrillist Entertainment Another year, another one trillion new books coming out. The pace and sheer volume of book releases can be daunting, with every piece of marketing copy claiming that this will be the read that changes your life. How can you tell which is actually going to be worth your time? Leave that […]

Ways Reading Benefits Your Body

5 Fascinating Ways Reading Benefits Your Body by Elyse Hauser When you pick up a book, you might look forward to the intellectual benefits it will bring you: new knowledge, an expanded vocabulary, or even a chance to get more in touch with your feelings. But did you know that reading is good for your […]