Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None is not only the world’s bestselling mystery but one of the most bestselling books of all time. It is the genre’s crown jewel, that by which all other mysteries are judged, and a mystery that you’ll want to solve over and over again.
Follow the journey of Former Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he is swept out of the peaceful town of Three Pines in search of Peter Morrow, a tortured artist caught in a particularly tortuous web of secrets.
From supportive side characters to crime-solving heros, these dads love their kids and will do anything for them. This Father’s Day, lend your ear to one of these dads (as well as your own!).
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.” —Oscar Wilde / The Picture of Dorian Gray
Bernadette Fox, the eponymous character in Where’d You Go, Bernadette, loves to hate Seattle. And while you might imagine that we Seattleites would rush to defend our Emerald City, we have to admit, she got quite a few things right.
Whether you’re going on a long run in the sun or a long road trip from coast to coast, whether you’re digging in the garden or prepping for a big family barbecue, audiobooks are a great companion for summer activities. To help you out, we discounted a few for the month of June.
Did you know that when listening to audiobooks, students can comprehend books two grade levels above their reading level? Boom. Knowledge.
Our June Book of the Month pick is a comedic epistolary novel that isn’t afraid to skewer cultural phenomena like tech culture, helicopter parenting, and organic vegetables.
This month we turn to Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C. for advice on what to read. They recommend a hilarious coming-of-age novel, a book that explains financial jargon, a collection of short stories by a beloved author, and more.
Randall Munroe’s website, xkcd, is sort of a big mixing pot of Lord of the Rings, science, and adults who want to turn their apartments into giant ball pits (minus the stale urine smell). Here are a few of our favorite comics.
What If? by Randall Munroe is full of bizarre facts. From what to do if you’re on a submarine in space to the state of water on Mars to the Pitcairn Islands, these are some of the weird tidbits from May’s Book of the Month.
When it was first said that the sun stood still and the world turned round, the common sense of mankind declared the doctrine false; but the old saying of Vox populi, vox Dei, as every philosopher knows, cannot be trusted in science.” —Charles Darwin / On the Origins of Species