4:30 pm, July 25th | by Laura Marie Given, TresSugar
In the wake of her five New York Times best-selling novels, Emily Giffin’s Where We Belong (out today) is one of our must reads of the season. Her success kicked off in 2004 with Something Borrowed, a story brought to the big screen last year with a film starring Ginnifer Goodwin and Kate Hudson. Since that first novel, Emily has gained a large, loyal following — both in bookstores and on Facebook and Twitter, where she keeps in touch with her fans.
2:30 pm, July 24th | by Laura Marie Given, TresSugar
With the opening ceremonies approaching this Friday, we’re celebrating the 2012 Olympics with must reads by some of our favorite female athletes. Inside stories, inspirational tips — these books offer a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the lives of some of the most popular Olympians. Jennifer Sey writes about controversial issues in gymnastics, swimmer Dara Torres offers tips for getting ahead, and Serena Williams touches on her childhood influences. Read all that and more with these nine inspiring books by female Olympians.
11:30 am, May 19th | by Laura Marie Given, TresSugar
Along with May flowers, Mother’s Day, and graduation season comes a brand-new batch of must-read books. From laugh-out-loud memoirs to poignant, suspenseful novels, we’ve picked out some of the most promising reads to get you through the rest of this busy Spring season. Whether you’re sitting on the bus or lying on the beach, these stories are sure to inspire and entertain. Read more.
3:00 pm, April 25th | by Laura Marie Given, TresSugar
It all started with the “mania” surrounding a certain British rock band from the ’60s, and since the guys from One Direction — the latest UK boy band to hit the scene — have now been made into action figures, it looks like everything has come full circle. Over the past 50 years, there have been a number of synchronized, harmonizing boy bands, each of them just a bit different from the last.
8:30 am, April 10th | by Laura Marie Given, TresSugar
In honor of National Poetry Month, we’re taking a look at some of our favorite lines from prominent female poets. Adrienne Rich, who recently passed away at age 82, left a strong literary legacy filled with poignant, inspiring verse. From her bold and powerful poetry to the celebrated words of Maya Angelou, here are eight of the most acclaimed passages from the finest female poets. Read more.