Seven Biographies about Women

We compiled a list of books about brave, strong women who made a difference. They are female writers, industry leaders, and ordinary girls. They deduce how to break through the prejudice of the world and finally become unique themselves. Discover the story behind their actions. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and [...]

10 Netflix Movies that Were Books First

Listed below are some of the most popular Netflix movies based on books. Maybe this will inspire you to watch a movie adapted from a book you've read and loved or read the book that your favorite movie is based on. While reading allows your imagination to create a scene and may challenge you to [...]

July Book Chain: Let’s Start with George Washington

Image from Canva Pro When thinking about July Fourth and American Independence, it only makes sense to begin with George Washington. But there's so much more to Independence Day than one legendary colonial general. What began essentially as consumer-led boycotts against unfair prices on things like stamps and tea became a revolution of ideas that [...]

Discover Author Alison Weir

Alison Weir is the most popular female historian and author in the UK. She is the fifth best-selling historian in the UK overall. Ms. Weir has published thirty-two books, both fiction and non-fiction. Her many awards and accolades include being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and being named an honorary [...]

June Book Chain: The World of Fashion- Starting with Chanel

The clothes we wear tell a story and communicate to the world who we are and how we'd like to be perceived. A great pair of shoes can improve our mood, and the perfect little black dress can give a much-needed boost of confidence. Whether you love Levi's or Chanel No. 5, follow the latest trends or stick to the classics, this reading challenge is for you.

The Best Beach/Poolside Reads for Summer 2022

As summer approaches, many of us are probably looking forward to beach trips or pool days. But as you sort through your beach towels and stock up on sunscreen, are you also checking your book supply? Even if you love swimming or playing games in the sand, you’ll probably want to take some breaks. So, bringing some beach/poolside reads with you is a good plan

May Book Chain: Winston Churchill and Beyond

May 8th is Victory in Europe (VE) day; on this date in 1945, world leaders formally accepted Germany's unconditional surrender, and WWII ended. As events unfold in Russia and Ukraine in 2022 – 77 years later – it's impossible not to look back at what the last major conflict in Europe cost the world.  Our [...]

Book Recycling 101

Dear fellow book lovers:   Book recycling is a sensitive subject for book lovers. Even though you may not admit it, you probably have a few too many books sitting on your shelf at home. They could be old books from school (when’s the last time you opened one of those?), outgrown children’s books, or someone [...]

Authors with April Birthdays

At Discover Books, we love to recognize the wonderful writers whose books fill our website and our hearts. So, we've compiled a list of ten authors with April birthdays to celebrate this month. We’re featuring authors from both classic and contemporary times, as well as a variety of book genres. But this list just contains [...]

April Book Chain: Grammy Style

Not a day goes by without hearing music. Whether we're singing in the shower with our favorite playlist, humming along with the background tunes at the grocery store, or patiently listening to the music playing while we wait on hold. Music is the soundtrack of our lives. Every year in April, the Grammy Awards are [...]