5 Books Every College Woman Should Read


1. My Year With Eleanor: A Memoir by Noelle Hancock This memoir by Noelle Hancock is based off Hancock’s search for inner peace as she follows Eleanor Roosevelt’s oft-quoted advice to do one thing a day that scares her. She then embarks on…

Author Q&A: Lisa Genova on researching Inside The O’Briens

Author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova tells Booklandia.tv about what goes into researching a book like Inside the O'Briens.

BookSmarts: Under The Banner Of Heaven

University of Oregon journalism student Jessi Gunn tells us about growing up with J.K. Rowling and how Under the Banner of Heaven surprised her.   Get more BookSmarts!

Author Q&A: Jackaby by William Ritter

William Ritter tells us about his book Jackaby, in which a young woman becomes the assistant to an eccentric paranormal investigator.

Writers on Writers: Lisa Genova

Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice and Inside the O'Briens, tells us about how the work of Oliver Sacks has influenced her own writing.

Author Q&A: Christine Finlayson on selling stories

To make a little extra change, many children set up lemonade stands in their neighborhoods when the weather heats up. But the young Tip Of A Bone author Christine Finlayson had a different sales pitch.

BookSmarts: Broken For You

This post contains book spoilers. Lifelong reader Eunice explains why Stephanie Kallos’ novel Broken For You, about a cancer patient who finds meaning in pieces of porcelain, meant so much to her.  

Powell’s Events Preview 7.15 – Jimmy Carter, Rebecca Makkai, and more

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With summer well under way, there's no better time to pour yourself a glass of something cold and relax in the warm weather. Get down with your bookworm self by checking out some of these events at Powell's City of Books! July 9:…

Author Q&A: Cai Emmons on her writing routine

Cai Emmons, author of The Stylist, tells us about her writing routine. She prefers mornings with fresh coffee and making notes and changes by hand.

Author Q&A: David Treuer on Prudence

David Treuer describes how his latest novel, Prudence, came together. Prudence tells the story of Frankie Washburn, who visits his hometown in Minnesota during WWII to celebrate his enlistment. The visit is interrupted when a German soldier escapes from a POW camp, the…

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