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New Survey Finds More Readers Choosing Traditional Books Over Electronic Versions

A recent Pew Charitable Trust study found 69% of Americans preferred the traditional book to the 28% who liked ebooks.

01/18/2014

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Report: Majority Of Americans Still Prefer Books Over E-Readers

If you opt for the feel of a book in your hands over an e-reader, you’re still in the majority, a new reports says.

01/17/2014

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Research Claims Your Cat Thinks You’re Just Another (Big!) Cat

According to Dr. John Bradshaw, who’s studied felines for over 30 years and wrote the tome Cat Sense, cats tend to think of humans as big, lazy, overgrown fellow cats.

01/15/2014

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Should I Have Reconstructive Breast Surgery?

Pat Ciarrocchi spoke to Dr. Ted Eisenberg and his wife, Joyce, who are the authors of a new book on breast reconstructive surgery following cancer.

12/27/2013

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Making Holiday Memories At The Free Library

Got some down time with your kids over winter vacation? The holiday is a perfect opportunity for you to explore books and activities at The Free Library of Philadelphia.

12/24/2013

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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Pecan Or Angel Slices From The Joy Of Cooking

Irma Rombauer, author of The Joy Of Cooking, was an accomplished home baker. Make her Pecan or Angel slices for your holiday cookie swap or your Christmas dessert table.

12/19/2013

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Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven From The Joy Kitchen

Megan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.

12/19/2013

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Great Books for Kids this Holiday Season

From toddlers to teens, these books from Simon & Schuster have you covered for all of your gift-giving needs this year.

12/11/2013

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Giving A Child A Good Book For Christmas Can Pay Dividends

Books are not only windows to a new world, but a powerful mental exercise that is especially effective with the pre-Kindergarten crowd.

12/08/2013

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Holiday Book Gifts For Her

Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together an excellent list of book gifts for the lady in your life: from the hipster, aspiring home chef, fashion focused, or book club leader, everyone on your list will be thrilled to open a box with one of these great reads.

12/02/2013

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Holiday Book Gifts For Him

Horror fans, pop-culture aficionados, trivia champions, or those just in search of a little bit of inspiration will love any of these books. From Stephen King to Duck Dynastyto The Beatles, there’s something for every man in your life on this list from our friends at Simon & Schuster.

12/02/2013

Dr. Rosenberg

Dr. Rosenberg

Renowned hypnotherapist Dr. Steven Rosenberg, Ph.D. raised awareness for the 38th Annual Great American Smokeout® (GASO) in his mission to help people lead a healthier life by quitting smoking. Dr. Rosenberg, through hypnosis, closes the […]

11/21/2013

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Many Famous Authors Born In November

From William Shakespeare to Dr. Seuss, many of the world’s finest writers were born in November.

11/04/2013

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Not-So-Scary Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is a night of mischief and laughs, tricks and treats, and disguises galore. Our sister company Simon & Schuster recommends reading these not-so-scary picture books with your kids in the coming weeks to give them a little fright and get them excited for the holiday.

10/07/2013

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