By Ashly Moore Sheldon • September 21, 2023
No matter how long our TBR list gets, we're always finding new titles we want to add! Here are 21 exciting October releases available for preorder, along with suggestions for similar reads you can enjoy right away.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • September 19, 2023
Coming out September 26, The Chalice of the Gods is the sixth installment in Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Preorder your copy now! If you're new to Percy Jackson, consider this your guide to what has become a vast franchise for middle-grade and young-adult readers.
By Amanda Cleveland • September 17, 2023
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • September 14, 2023
In 2020, 27 years after its original publication, Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower finally took its rightful place on the New York Times Best Seller list. Now, in celebration of its thirty year anniversary, we explore Butler's life and legacy and offer a recommended reading list for fans of the author, who passed away in 2006.
By ThriftBooks Team • September 12, 2023
Every month, some of our favorite shows and movies leave streaming services. But that doesn't mean we can't enjoy them anymore. Here's a list of some of the standout films that will be leaving Max in September of 2023. Get your own copy and keep watching them whenever you want!
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • September 10, 2023
It may be hard to believe that twenty-two years have passed since 9/11. Gaining a better understanding of both the causes and impacts of these events is important, both for perspective and for healing. Here are ten excellent books about the September 11 attacks.
By Terry Fleming • September 07, 2023
Arnold Schwarzenegger's new self-help book Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life is releasing October 10. In it, he gives an "inspirational tour" through his "toolkit for a meaningful life." In anticipation of this title, we decided to study his films to give advice to would-be action-movie stars on how to choose their roles. Here, in no particular order, is what we came up with...
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • September 05, 2023
Got a kid who loves to learn? Or maybe you're struggling to get your little ones to embrace the idea that learning is fun! Either way, we've got you covered with this roundup of twenty-eight engaging nonfiction books covering a variety of topics and a range of ages.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • September 03, 2023
The fifth movie in the After series is coming out on September 13 and we can't wait! The steamy romantic films are based on a series of novels by Anna Todd. The story traces the often volatile—always passionate—relationship between good girl Tessa and her irresistible bad influence, Hardin. If you're a #Hessa stan, here are thirteen more books you can crush on.
By Amanda Cleveland • August 31, 2023
With more than fifty shows, over sixty movies, plus nine unnecessary Children of the Corn sequels, Stephen King has nearly as ubiquitous an appearance on screen as in print. Here are the internet's definitive Top 10 Stephen King adaptations. Read more to see if you agree.