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!
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.
The Morning News 2015 Tournament Of Books Shortlist
It's time to get ready for The Morning News Tournament Of Books! Which book will battle the rest to come out victorious, the Champion of Books for 2015? Make sure you've read all the books on the list below by March 1 (don't worry, we've got them all at 30% off) and vote by January 12 on who you think should be revived in the Zombie Round!
16 Delicious Dishes From Our Favorite New Cookbooks
Recently at the Powell's offices we had a potluck made up entirely of tasty recipes from new cookbooks! Our photographer was on hand to document the amazing creations. Read more about the potluck on the blog or just gorge yourself on these pictures!
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...
6 Books You Should Read By New MacArthur Fellows
Today 21 new MacArthur Genius Grant recipients were named. These "exceptionally creative individuals " will certainly create great things in the future, but plenty of them have awesome works you can read today! Here are 6 to help you discover the world's newest official geniuses.
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.
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.)
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.
18 Of Our Favorite Author Interviews From Powells.com
A lot of people don't realize that the Powells.com blog contains a treasure trove of over 300 author interviews. We asked the editors of the blog to share their favorites with us and they narrowed it down to 18 they think everyone should read. Once you finish these, head to the blog and discover the rest!