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Booksgiving Day: Thankful for Reading with FREE Children’s Book and Storytime!

Kids, it’s time to gather ‘round for your favorite Half Price Books holiday. It’s our third annual celebration of BOOKSGIVING DAY! Supporting literacy and providing books to families is key to our Half Price Books mission! Join us at your neighborhood Half Price Books location on Booksgiving Day, Saturday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m. Every… View Article

Half Price Books CEO shares her story in Fortune Magazine

We think things are pretty great here at Half Price Books, and we love it when other people think so, too. That’s why we were so excited when our president and CEO, Sharon Anderson Wright, was featured in Fortune Magazine! Hear first-hand from Sharon as she tells you how her family started Half Price Books,… View Article

100 Books You Can’t Put Down

Check out this list of 100 Books You Can’t Put Down, compiled from both your recommendations as well as suggested titles from our HPB Bibliomaniacs.

100 Books You Can’t Put Down

A list of 100 Books You Can’t Put Down, compiled from both your recommendations as well as suggested titles from our HPB Bibliomaniacs.

A to Z: 26 Books Everyone Should Read

In keeping with our ABC-centric celebration for National Literacy Month, here are 26 books every adult should read, from A to Z.

40 Banned Books to Read at Your Own Risk

Now, if you are anything like me, you will want to stick it to Big Brother and read as many banned & challenged books as you can, but what if you don’t know what books have been banned? Don’t worry. We polled our 3,000 Bibliomaniacs to let us know what their favorite banned books are. So without further ado, here are 40 Banned [or challenged] Books to Read at Your Own Risk.

100 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novels to Geek Out Over

If your answer to every question is 42.  If you can quote the three laws of Robotics.  If you want to say “my precious” every time you see a gold band. Then this list is for you.  We asked our 3,000 bibliomaniacs what their favorite SciFi/Fantasy novels were, and here are their top 100 answers.

Five Things You May Not Have Known about JAWS– on its 37th Birthday!

Even if you’ve never seen this classic 1975 thriller, odds are you’d recognize (and fear) John Williams’ suspenseful Jaws score after the first two notes. DA DUM (DA DUM…DA DUM…DA DUM…etc.). Sound familiar? Often rated as one of the greatest films of all time, Jaws is in a large part so effectively terrifying for what… View Article

Meet the Avengers

The Avengers debuts in theaters this week. Need a refresher before you go? Get an introduction to the characters by watching these films first. Who are the characters in The Avengers? Iron Man (Tony Stark), Captain America (Steve Rodgers), The Hulk (Bruce Banner), Thor (The God of Thunder), Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff), Nick Fury (Director of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Hawkeye… View Article

Back to School + Ripping Out Textbook Pages

Hey stoods and profs: We’re talking to you today. What up? Has anyone coined the term ‘stoods’ for students? I think I need cred for that. What?! I’m hip! The start of the Spring Semester always seems like a misnomer. First of all, for many, the first day of the “Spring” Semester means donning a… View Article