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  • 7 Classic Books to Read Over the Holidays

    Dec 1, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    7 Classic Books to Read Over the Holidays

    Need inspiration, escape, or humor this holiday? You’re in luck - this round-up of classic books has all three. From romantic fantasies and high comedy to uplifting storylines and aspirational characters, there’s a feel-good option for everyone. And we promise – no essay required! ...

  • 10 Winter Fashion Essentials: Keep Warm & Keep In Style

    Nov 14, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    10 Winter Fashion Essentials: Keep Warm & Keep In Style

    The hats and gloves are out of storage – and you’re going to need a lot of cute things to go with them. That means refreshing your winter fashion wardrobe with cold-weather essentials that don't sacrifice on style. ...

  • The 25 Minute Workout: No Equipment, No Excuses

    Nov 7, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    The 25 Minute Workout: No Equipment, No Excuses

    Get into shape with this quick 25 minute workout in the dorm, at home, or on the go. No equipment required, no excuses allowed!...

  • Easy College Meals: Dining Hall Hacks by Foodie Priya Krishna

    Nov 5, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Easy College Meals: Dining Hall Hacks by Foodie Priya Krishna

    A plain ol’ grilled cheese? Pasta with red sauce and a slice of bread? Grilled chicken over steamed broccoli? Not with Priya Krishna's dining hall hacks by your side. ...

  • Get Into Character with Our Halloween Costume Bingo Card

    Oct 30, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Get Into Character with Our Halloween Costume Bingo Card

    Book lovers! Literati! Pageturners-in-arms! Lend us your bingo stamps. Download the Halloween Costumes Bingo Card and play along as you make the dressed-up rounds. ...

  • 18 Horror Books to Scare the Bleep Out of You This Halloween

    Oct 29, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    18 Horror Books to Scare the Bleep Out of You This Halloween

    Ghosts & goblins. Doomsday devils & blood-sucking vampires. Stone-cold killers & killer computers. If these are your kind of fright-night friends, then you’re going to make a lot of new pals this delightful, frightful roundup of horror books, scary stories, and ghostly novellas. ...

  • 17 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your College Major

    Oct 24, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    17 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your College Major

    Tourist. Mummy. Marathon runner. Doctor. Ghost. Graduate. Leave the boring costume ideas to the other kids. You? You’re going to get clever. All while paying creative homage to your college major. ...

  • Hello, Gorgeous: 17 of the Prettiest College Campuses

    Oct 20, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Hello, Gorgeous: 17 of the Prettiest College Campuses

    As fall settles in and the leaves start to turn, we look at our picks for some of the prettiest college campuses in the U.S. From grand and gorgeous quads to picturesque white steeples towering above a leafy backdrop, these beautiful college campuses are known for their architectural offerings, awe-inspiring vistas, and camera-ready settings...

  • Graphic Novels in the Classroom

    Sep 26, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Graphic Novels in the Classroom

    Think graphic novels are just for kids? Think again. We spoke to professors who incorporate graphic novels and comics into their curriculum and design whole courses around them. ...

  • Banned Books Week: How Many Banned Classics Have You Read?

    Sep 25, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College LifeRead More »
    Banned Books Week: How Many Banned Classics Have You Read?

    As Banned Books Week continues, we look at Banned Classics. The ones you nostalgically look back on as shaping your high school years, the ones you’ve read over and over, the ones sitting in a bedside stack as you settle into more fall reading. How many of these Banned Classic Books have you read? Download the checklist and play along - and read - at home. ...