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The books that help us at Kobo to #ChooseToChallenge

These are eBooks and audiobooks that challenged our assumptions and beliefs, or that we turn to for comfort or support when the going gets rough.

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What we're reading (and a bit of what we're eating)

The latest picks from the Kobo staff, including a surprisingly emotional story about a wild animal, and an audiobook as magical as Harry Potter.

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More of the best books we read in 2020

As epic as our staff picks roundup was last week we couldn’t stop once we got started. And there was one particular member of staff we wanted to hear from.

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The best books we read in 2020

We connected over Zoom with more than a dozen Kobo employees to find out which eBooks and audiobooks they loved most in 2020. Here's the list!

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What we're reading

Short bonus episodes of the Kobo in Conversation podcast, featuring members of Rakuten Kobo's staff recommending eBooks and audiobooks.

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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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Kobo recommends: Women Talking by Miriam Toews

Women Talking by Miriam Toews is an integral addition to the conversation around women’s rights and community support.

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The best books I read in 2018

Nathan Maharaj is Rakuten Kobo’s Senior Director of Merchandising and Content Sales, and (it goes without saying), an avid booklover. When one needs a new reading recommendation or wants to discuss the latest bestseller, Nathan is one of the people we turn to. After a whirlwind year of...

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Best things I read this year

Nathan Maharaj, Kobo’s Merch Director & Head Bookseller enjoying a read inside the Kobo Cafe. This year I stopped worrying and embraced the thrill and uncertainty of reading series. In addition to my annual tradition of reading another of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels at some point in the...

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