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The rise in home videoconferencing lets us browse more people’s bookshelves

When I was young, the first thing I'd do when visiting someone's apartment for the first time was to browse their bookshelf and record (or tape or CD) collection. That was a great way to find connection with others and spark conversation. These days, most people's musical tastes aren't reflected in any tangible way. Same ...

Dolly Parton is going to start reading us bedtime stories starting on April 2nd

Pangalactic goddess of love, mercy, and big hair, Dolly Parton, is going to start reading us all bedtime stories, beginning on April 2nd (7pm EDT).

Weekly, Dolly will be reading selections from her Imagination Library, the collection of kids books that she gives away free to children every month, to the tune of 134 ...

Dive into your 2020 reading list and get a year’s worth of Audible for under $100

01.22.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

TL;DR: New subscribers can sign up for a one-year Audible Gold membership for just $99.50 now through Jan. 31. (This plan normally retails for $149.50, so you'll be saving a solid $50.) Be honest: Have you abandoned your New Year's resolution alread... ...

Good deal on Kindle Unlimited

The Kindle Unlimited program is $10 a month, and it gives you access to over a million books and comics on Amazon. Amazon is currently offering a deal: 3 months for 99 cents a month. The program includes a lot of popular books: the Harry Potter series, The Handmaid's Tale, the Hunger Games trilogy, ...

List of popular books people started reading and then abandoned

When I was younger, I would feel so badly about abandoning a book that didn't grab me, I'd force myself to slog through it until the bitter end. Then I realized that there are only so many books I'll have time to read in my lifetime so it's better to make each one count. If ...