How to Stage a Peaceful Protest

A User’s Guide to Democracy: How to Stage a Peaceful Protest

In the following excerpt from A User's Guide to Democracy, authors Hannah McCarthy and Nick Capodice outline seven steps for how to stage a protest peacefully and successfully.
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Books About Immigrant Experience

What We’re Reading: Books About the Immigrant Experience

The Celadon team has compiled a recommended reading list of books about the experience of immigrating to America — both that we’ve read and loved and others that are on our to-read shelf. We hope you find these books as impactful and enlightening as we do.
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8 Contemporary Books That Make You Root for the Antihero

We identify with protagonists who brave messy fictional worlds and emerge unclean. Perhaps this is why we connect so strongly with antiheroes, who can be just as messy as their fictional worlds.
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Other People's Pets by R.L. Maizes

Excerpt: Other People’s Pets by R.L. Maizes

In this excerpt of Other People's Pets, La La Fine breaks into a stranger’s home and is on the hunt for valuables, but is torn between her calling as a veterinarian student and a daughter who needs to find quick cash to save her father.
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Adorable Little Free Libraries

17 Adorable Little Free Libraries That Make Us Want to Share More Books

From dollhouses and birdhouses to abandoned bus stops and rickety old boats, any structure can become a Little Free Library with the right blend of creativity and craftiness.
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Funny Audiobooks That Are Better Than Stand-Up Comedy

These hilarious audiobooks, narrated by their authors, take authenticity to another level, promising genuine chuckles with every listen.
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R.L. Maizes on the Message Behind Her Debut Novel

The author of short story collection We Love Anderson Cooper is back with her debut novel, Other People’s Pets. We sat down with R.L. Maizes to discuss her love of pets, overcoming difficult childhoods, and the important takeaways from her new book.
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Most Exciting Thriller Books of Summer 2020

Summer 2020 is finally here, and it’s … probably not quite what you imagined. But the fast-paced fun of summer reading is alive and well between the covers of this season’s excellent thrillers. Rapid-fire plots, brilliant pacing, realistic thrills, and over-the-top fun will keep you turning the page, no matter where your beach towel lies.
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Magical Realism Is the Escape You Need Right Now

This is why we love these magical realism titles — they invite us to engage with situations we’ll never get to see in real life.
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What We’re Reading: Summer 2020

The Celadon Team share their summer reading lists, from food memoirs to epic bestselling novels.
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Interview with The Shadows Author Alex North

Alex North on Lucid Dreams and the True Crime That Inspired “The Shadows”

Author Alex North shares his truly creepy inspiration for The Shadows, using dreams to escape reality, and finding the heart of his story.
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Hollywood Park Excerpt

Excerpt: Hollywood Park by Mikel Jollett

In the following excerpt, teenage Mikel and his dad share the moment when Mikel gets his acceptance to Stanford University.
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