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A Veterans Day Reading List

17 Books Depicting the Experiences of Military Service

By Ashly Moore Sheldon • November 10, 2022

Veterans Day is an opportunity to remind ourselves of the sacrifices made by the men and women who have fought to defend our country. One of the best ways for civilians to understand the experiences of military service is to read stories about it. Here are 17 books for a range of ages depicting the experiences of veterans and their families.

Today's the Day for Romance!

10 Books Like November 9 by Colleen Hoover

By Ashly Moore Sheldon • November 08, 2022

Today's date happens to be the title of a heart-wrenching romance by BookTok star Colleen Hoover. Fallon and Ben meet the day before she moves across the country. Their strong connection compels them to schedule an annual date. Here are ten romances with similar themes.

25 Must-Have Cookbooks for Holiday Entertaining

By Ashly Moore Sheldon • November 06, 2022

The holiday season is upon us and it's time to get cooking! For many of us, the joy of the holidays revolve around spending quality time with family and friends. And what's the most important part of those occasions? The food, of course! Here are 25 cookbooks that can help you elevate your holiday party refreshments.

Most Anticipated Kid Lit in November

Plus Fun Activities for Kids with Cabin Fever

By Ashly Moore Sheldon • November 03, 2022

Kids getting antsy as winter descends? We've got you covered. From tots to teens, here are a range of exciting November releases available for preorder, along with some fun activity ideas and advent calendars to add into the mix.

From Wish List to Gift List

Create a shoppable Wish List to share with friends and family

By Barbara HagenNovember 01, 2022

New this holiday, the ThriftBooks® team is excited to announce the introduction of the ThriftBooks® Gift List – a shoppable Wish List for you to share with family and friends this holiday season…or anytime of the year! Read more to learn how to create and share your own.

16 November Releases We’re Excited About

And What You Can Read in the Meantime

By Ashly Moore Sheldon • October 30, 2022

Our TBR piles may be in danger of toppling, but that doesn’t stop us from browsing (and buying!) new books! Here are sixteen exciting November releases available for preorder, along with suggestions for similar reads you can enjoy in the meantime.

Reading in Cars to Mama: My Book Lover Genesis Story

By William Shelton • October 27, 2022

For my mother, any moment not spent reading was an irretrievable loss. This included the car, where as a child I had the pleasure of acting as a 1970s audiobook by reading aloud to her. Though her literature tastes were not those of a ten-year-old boy, sharing these moments and stories crafted me into the reader I am, and gave us a lifelong bond we keep 40 years later.

The Dawn of Horror: The First 1000 Years of Spooky

By ThriftBooks Team • October 25, 2022

When did man begin to tell terrifying tales? How did those tales become the horror genre we know today? Check out our illustrated timeline of the first 1000 years of Horror literature history to find out!

Staff Picks: The Scariest Books & Movies

By Amanda Cleveland • October 23, 2022

Because it's the spookiest season, I tasked our staff to tell everyone 1) the scariest book they've ever read, and/or 2) the scariest movie they've ever seen, and 3) explain themselves with a quote so that you all might feast upon our tasty, tasty fear and maybe get scared yourself!

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