Night and 10 Other Must-Read Memoirs

On July 2, 2017, we will commemorate the one-year passing of novelist and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize Elie Wiesel. While Wiesel penned several autobiographies and works of fiction, his best-known work is Night—a memoir based on his experiences as a prisoner in WWII concentration camps, specifically Auschwitz and Buchenwald. A harrowing read offering a firsthand account of one of our world’s most tragic time periods, Night helped shine a light on the Holocaust and to…

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Get Cozy: 5 Holiday Book Reads

The holiday season, though festive and fun, is a time best experienced indoors. The good news is that dreary weather is the best reading weather! No matter what holidays you celebrate this time of year, no one can deny the comfort of keeping warm and cozy with a good book. Here are five books perfect for…

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: What is eNotes reading?

When they’re not out trying to catch ’em all, the eNotes staff are an elusive bunch. These fantastic enigmas dwell in the depths of Capitol Hill in the heart of Seattle, and spend their days click-click-clacking away behind bright Mac screens to decipher Shakespeare, answering your homework questions, and digging up free money for students. In between…

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15 Books to Give You the Feels

Let’s face it: sometimes you need to cry it out. Sometimes you’re in the mood for a lighthearted beach-read, and that’s all well and good, but there are other times when you’re looking for a deep story that can really get you going and start the tears flowing. Then again, even if you’re not the…

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