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16 Comics By Women You Should Read Right Now

You might not know this but male people aren't the only ones making cool comics and graphic novels--female people are doing it too! Expand your horizons and your reading list with these awesome comics written by women but readable by humans of any gender!

PowellsBooks 4 years ago

Mutual Attractions: Julia Quinn's Favorite Romances

In the first installment of Avon Books and Powell's Books Mutual Attractions series, long-time resident of the Pacific Northwest and one of the most beloved names in Romance, Julia Quinn (her newest, The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy, is out now!), shares a selection of her favorite Romances. Whether you love the genre or are new to it, you're bound to find something steamy to love on this list.

PowellsBooks 4 years ago

7 Bone-Chilling Books To Read For Halloween

Oh October. The air begins to chill, the sun sets earlier. Before you know it, you're walking home from work in the dark and...is someone following you?! Want to get into that creepy Halloween spirit? Check out these 7 scaaaaary books. And head here if you want even more terrifying tales...

PowellsBooks 5 years ago

5 Murakami Books You Should Read Now (Besides Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimage)

Last week Haruki Murakami's latest book, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, was released to the extreme excitement of uberfans everywhere. If you are new to the phenomenon that is Murakami, or you're just so excited about the new one that you want more too, here are five suggestions to get you started on what will certainly be a new obsession.

PowellsBooks 5 years ago

25 Books To Read Before You Die

Spoiler alert: we're all going to die. But instead of letting this information cause you to curl up in a ball and head into an existential tailspin, why not let it add some urgency to your reading list? Here are 25 books Powell's employees think you need to read before going gently into that good night. (For more on how we created this list, go here.)

PowellsBooks 5 years ago

21 Books You Should Finally Finish Reading This Summer

It's the middle of July guys. That means not only is summer really, actually happening, it is HALFWAY DONE. We asked our followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and Tumblr to take serious stock of what they are doing with their lives (what books they are reading) and tell us which ones they will finally finish this summer. What follows is a sampling of their answers.

PowellsBooks 5 years ago

9 Books You Need To Read This Summer

Whether you love fiction, can't get enough nonfiction or even enjoy the occasional foray into YA, the book lovers who work at Powell's have some summer reading recommendations for you! Grab a book and get outside!

PowellsBooks 5 years ago