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  • Fatherly Love: Must-Reads & Giftable Books for Dad

    May 29, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Fatherly Love: Must-Reads & Giftable Books for Dad

    Dear old dad. Whether you call him father, pops, daddy, or only when you need money, we’ve got a book for him. Here, you’ll find our Staff Picks by, for, and about dads and other interesting men. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer Be sure to include a box of tissues. The [&hellip...

  • Textbook.com’s Goodbye Semester, Hello Summer Music Playlist | May 2014

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Textbook.com’s Goodbye Semester, Hello Summer Music Playlist | May 2014

    Next time mom says, “What’s that racket?” you can say, “I read this article about this book ‘Musicophilia’ by neurologist Oliver Sacks, and he says music improves ‘mood, behavior, even cognitive function.’” Then maybe grab some headphones so mom can read in peace. Herein, our music playlist contribution to sunnier moods, better studying sessions, and [&hellip...

  • Hear Hear: Summerific Music Playlist June 2014

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Hear Hear: Summerific Music Playlist June 2014

    From the 4th of July barbecue to your next road trip, you’ll need some rockin’ summer-perfect tunes. We’ve stacked our “Summerific” playlist with ear-candy favorites and up-n-comers like Bruno Mars, Future Islands, Raphael Saadiq, Wilco and more. Follow us on Spotify. Having trouble? Sign up for a free Spotify account. Playlist features Carly Rae Jepsen, [&hellip...

  • Summer Reading Round-Up: Laugh. Cry. Learn.

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Summer Reading Round-Up: Laugh. Cry. Learn.

    Repeat after us: the three Rs of summer are rest, relaxation, and reading. With textbooks on the back burner (for now), we’ve rounded up some of the hottest titles for lounging – and laughing and learning and weeping – poolside. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt This epic thriller follows a 13-year-old Manhattanite and his connection [&hellip...

  • Resume Rebrand: Get Inspired – and Grab Recruiters Attention – with a Creative Resume

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Resume Rebrand: Get Inspired – and Grab Recruiters Attention – with a Creative Resume

    For recent grads, summer intern seekers, and job hunters, a standout resume is key. And your experience will speak for itself – if the recruiter gives it more than the standard 10 seconds. So what can you do to break through the black-and-white clutter? For some branding-savvy job searchers – like LEGO Leah, who made [&hellip...

  • Mother Lode: Must-Reads & Giftable Books for Mother’s Day

    May 6, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Mother Lode: Must-Reads & Giftable Books for Mother’s Day

    She’s been your clothes (and heart) mender, encouraging listener, and best-cookies-ever baker. She’s pretty much your everything. To celebrate Mother’s Day (and perhaps to remind you it’s this Sunday), we’ve gathered some of our favorite books about moms, strong women, and the people who love them. Awww. “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” by Amy [&hellip...