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What Are We Reading This Week?

I can’t be the only one thrilled that a few days off work means I have time to sink my teeth into a good book. Actually, it’s more like “a…

Jessica Wakeman |

The Economics Of Kim Kardashian

Ever wonder how celebs get so stinkin’ rich? (I mean, Nicolas Cage owns a friggin’ island.) And why the heck were those kids from “16 & Pregnant” on the cover…

Jessica Wakeman |

Hanging Out With Mindy Kaling

Even the title of Mindy Kaling’s new book of essays is relatable: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns). I’ve totally been there, too, girl. Now all of us…

Jessica Wakeman |

More Lorien Legacies, More Exciting Battles

The first installment of the Lorien Legacies series, I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore, had us quaking in our boots with excitement, as we learned of nine alien teens…

Annika Harris |

Frisky Q&A: Kate Monro, Author Of “The First Time: True Tales Of Virginity Lost & Found”

When a friend introduced me to the author Kate Monro over email, explaining she’d just published a book filled with virginity loss stories, I knew that I would love it,…

Jessica Wakeman |

Gimme Some Sugar

What goes on in the bedroom has long been considered the “artistic” province of male writers. (Cough Philip Roth cough.) When women write about sex? That’s just slutty! Well, not…

Jessica Wakeman |

Are Romance Novels Responsible For Real-Life Sexual Problems?

I’ve long held romantic comedies, TV shows, and romance novels responsible for real-life romantic problems. No man will actually make you feel like a woman with his passionate embraces and…

Jessica Wakeman |

Flowchart: What Should You Read Next?

We’re solving all your problems. You’re welcome! Click to buy after the jump — and check out more from Crack A Book Week! …

Julie Gerstein |

Nerd Girl Porn: 16 Hot Guys Reading

Happy Crack A Book Week! You know what makes a man instantly sexier? Literacy. Keep clicking to see some hot famous guys either engrossed in page-turning or clutching a book on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Readers, Send Us Your Book Recommendations!

In our semi-regular “What Are We Reading This Week?” feature, The Frisky ladies tell you all the good books that keep us up past our bedtimes. Now it’s your turn!

Jessica Wakeman |

Traveling With The Fashion Elite

We’re not into dense and heavy tomes during the summer months. Co-published by the Council of Fashion Designers of America, American Fashion Travel: Designers on the Go is just the…

Annika Harris |

Your Summer Reading List Just Got Crazier

Looking for a hot scandal-ish read to crack on the beach this weekend? Tamar Cohen’s debut novel, The Mistress’s Revenge, is the juiciest book we’ve read in ages and its…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Levi Johnston Is A “Deer In The Headlights” On His Book Cover

The book cover for Levi Johnston’s Deer In The Headlights: My Life In Sarah Palin’s Crosshairs, is everything I hoped the rumored tell-all’s cover would be. Levi looking hot/really baked?

Jessica Wakeman |

Candace Bushnell Will Milk “Sex And The City” For All It’s Worth

“Summer In The City” is not just a hit song in the ’60s by Lovin’ Spoonful. It’s also author Candace Bushnell’s second “prequel” young adult novel about Carrie Bradshaw, a.k.a.

Jessica Wakeman |

Today’s Lady News: Jennifer Egan Wins The Pulitzer Prize For Fiction

Jennifer Egan’s novel A Visit From The Goon Squad won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, it was announced today. Has anyone read it? What did you think? [AP]
Match.com has…

Jessica Wakeman |

Mind Of Man: Don’t Judge Me By The Book I’m Reading

I’d like to sincerely apologize to the cute nerd girl intently reading the emo-vampire epic Twilight on the New York City subway: I’m sorry for judging you. This happened about…

John DeVore |

The Real Life “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl” Brooke Magnanti Wrote A Book About Sexonomics

In November 2009, Dr. Brooke Magnanti bravely outed herself as the “Belle du Jour,” a former sex worker whose blog Diary of a London Call Girl went on to become…

Jessica Wakeman |

The “Tiger Mother”‘s Daughter Accepted Into Harvard: Was Mom’s Strict Parenting Worth It?

Earlier this winter, Yale Law Professor Amy Chua published Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother, a memoir about her strict parenting style rooted in her Chinese upbringing. A “Chinese mother”

Jessica Wakeman |

Keeping The Romance Alive

File this under ways to keep the romance alive with your S.O. This couple (Alex and Ross) does photo shoots where they recreate Mills & Boon harlequin romance covers. “Sometimes…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |
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