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6.5.13 Sylvia Day

Steamy Summer Fiction Author Releases Latest Beach Read

Before there was E.L. James and 50 Shades Of Grey, there was Sylvia Day and her adult fiction novels — which have made her a New York Times bestseller several times over.

06/05/2013

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Lauren Weisberger’s 5 Favorite NYC Spots

Lauren Weisberger is the New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and its upcoming sequel Revenge Wears Prada. Here, she shares her favorite New York City restaurants, museums and parks.

06/04/2013

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Saddle Brook Girl Scouts Exceed Book Drive Goal By Almost 55 Times

The Girl Scouts’ slogan is “Do a good turn daily” and Troop 4324 in Saddle Brook certainly lived up to that.

04/12/2013

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NYC’s 6 Best Venues To Celebrate National Poetry Month

April may be the cruelest four weeks of the year, according to some, but it’s also a time to celebrate National Poetry Month. Check out the venues and organizations below for all your versifying needs

04/11/2013

'Six Years' by Harlan Coben

Author Harlan Coben Talks New Book ‘Six Years’

The opening line of the book is “I sat in the back pew and watched the only woman I would ever love marry another man.”

03/21/2013

Cover of "The Librarian Of Basra" (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Third Graders To Read Books About War As Part Of New Curriculum

Children as young as 8 years old could soon be reading books on bombings, weapons and war as part of a new curriculum approved by city and state education officials.

03/18/2013

Queens Library President Tom Galante with 4th grader Kayla at the Broad Channel branch as it reopens following superstorm Sandy - March 6, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Broad Channel Library Reopens After Being Wrecked By Sandy

A Queens community still reeling from superstorm Sandy now has one of its most treasured gathering places back.

03/06/2013

Little Free Library

New Jersey Couple Spreads Love Of Reading With ‘Little Free Library’

A New Jersey couple has decided to spread their love of reading through what is known as a “little free library” in their very own front yard.

CBS 2–10/17/2012

"The Bone Bed" by Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell Talks New Thriller ‘The Bone Bed’

Best-selling author Patricia Cornwell has a new thriller out and WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack talked to her about it.

10/16/2012

Deepak Chopra with Carolina Bermudez and John Elliott (credit: WLNY)

A Spiritual Lesson From Deepak Chopra

Chopra’s latest book brings God to life in a unique blend of story telling and teaching.

09/19/2012

"The Inn at Rose Harbor" Cover

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘The Inn At Rose Harbor’

Debbie Macomber’s latest book is called “The Inn at Rose Harbor” and it’s set in the Pacific northwest town of Cedar Cove that many of her readers have grown to love.

08/23/2012

"Imperfect Bliss" Cover

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Imperfect Bliss’

In this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, we’re featuring the latest novel from former television writer Susan Fales-Hill. She describes it as “50 Shades of Gray” meets the “Smithsonian Magazine.”

08/16/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Gone’

Family, love, success… and the lack of it. That’s the premise of the new novel by New York Times bestselling author Cathi Hanauer.

08/09/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Black List’

For this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, we’ve got another thriller.

08/02/2012

Little Free Library - Sloatsburg, NY (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Little Free Library Opens On Sloatsburg Lawn

Not everyone is grabbing an e-book this summer. Some bibliophiles are opening their own little front lawn libraries, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

07/23/2012

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