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Staff Pick: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

"One of the best books I’ve read this year. Harrowing and heart wrenching, The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead will stay with you after you put it down."

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6 of the best books set in Chicago

The city, its culture, and history have served as the setting of many books, often acting as a character itself. Here are six books set in Chicago.

Open Your Mind

The hidden cost of climate change

“In a disaster, the size of the psychological footprint greatly exceeds the size of the medical footprint." - Dr. James Shultz

My Reading Life

Portrait of a Reader: Maria Pacheco

Meet Maria Pacheco - an early Kobo reader who has...wait for it...over 30,000 books.

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6 must-read nonfiction books for teens

When it comes to books, YA nonfiction can be overlooked for other genres. Here are 6 of the best nonfiction books for teens.

Open Your Mind

Five books on politics and voting

In an age of misinformation, it's important to educate yourself. Don't know where to start? Here are five books about politics and voting.

Open Your Mind

Where there’s action, there’s hope: the massive momentum of the youth climate movement

Students, teachers, parents, union leaders, activists and ordinary citizens in more than 170 countries went on strike to demand action on climate change.

My Reading Life

Portrait of a Reader: Andrew Francis

Meet Andrew Francis, one of the subjects of our Portrait of a Reader series where we delve into the reading lives of Kobo customers.

Products and Features

From best-sellers to personal documents, Kobo Forma introduces Dropbox for limitless reading

Rakuten Kobo announces the launch of Dropbox support for their eReader, Kobo Forma.

Corner Office

Kobo Libra H2O: why we need reading now more than ever

We’ve just launched our newest eReader, the Kobo Libra H2O, which is, I am happy to report, one of our best-selling devices ever.

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