Summer Blockbuster Reads

Posted by Kobo Reads - July 21, 2014
Whether romance, mystery, non-fiction, or thriller, nothing goes better with the beach than a great summer read. It’s a tradition as old as the backyard BBQ cookout, a custom celebrated since the dawn of the cottage cocktail. It’s summer reading. And ...

Obituary: Archibald (Archie) Andrews, 1941-2014

Posted by Kobo Reads - July 16, 2014
Today we say goodbye to an icon. Born Archibald Andrews (1941), “Archie” as he was known to loved ones, was just 17 years old when he was gunned down trying to protect his friend—controversial U.S. Senator Kevin Keller—in a shooting that authorities ...

The World Cup Effect

Posted by Kobo Reads - July 15, 2014
For the last 31 days, The World Cup has dominated the public consciousness. With the top national squads fighting it out for global supremacy and nearly a billion people watching worldwide, no one has been safe from the gravitational pull of the ...

Something wicked this way comes

Posted by Kobo Reads - June 17, 2014
After a decade in self-inflicted pop culture purgatory, the horror genre is flourishing once again. From the nation’s small screens, where The Walking Dead and Rosemary’s Baby have become prime time viewing, to Hollywood’s recent spate of spooky ...