Love or hate him, the Elf of the Shelf has changed the Christmas season. So why was the book originally turned down by every publisher?
For families who enjoy both Christmas and Hanukkah traditions, a new children's book gives them an elf familiar with dreidels and menorahs.
We can't help but continue to be entranced by the story that Princess Leia and Han Solo had a real life relationship.
The host of "Watch What Happens Live!" has been pouring his heart out into his diaries, and he's revealing he might be ready for his own next chapter.
Have you noticed more and more children behaving as entitled, me-centric beings? You aren't imagining it — but the condition is curable!
On Oct. 22, 2014, two Secret Service dogs stopped a man who jumped the fence at the White House. A new book reveals what happened next.
The mother of Brittany Maynard shares an excerpt from her memoir, "Wild and Precious Life."
A new memoir written by the mother of Brittany Maynard, who had terminal brain cancer, has caused a rift with Maynard's husband.
The stars of "Fixer Upper" share an excerpt from their new memoir, "The Magnolia Story," on sale today.
Kelly Clarkson talks motherhood and her new children's book, "River Rose and the Magical Lullaby," on the TODAY show.
We are totally Sirius: The entire series will air over the course of a week in October in Imax for the first time.
When your husband wakes up for work at 4 a.m., you get an extra dose of nighttime shenanigans from the kids. Christina Geist reports.
As the air gets cooler and the leaves begin to change color, could there be a better way to spend a day than to curl up with a good book?
One couple created 40 experimental dates to simulate the challenges of marriage, testing everything from financial to parenting stresses.
Actress and author Jamie Lee Curtis is out with her 11th children's book, "This Is Me - A Story of Who We Are and Where We Come From," about immigration. She...
Plus more words that also made the cut, like "human bean" and "Oompa Loompa."
Anna Dewdney, author and illustrator of the beloved "Llama Llama" children's books, passed away September 3.
This author says mothers risk greater heartbreak if they don't prepare themselves for the transition to an empty or emptier nest.
Like many of us, Pippa Branham loves books. But she has an artistic bent, and took that love to new heights with a home project.
TODAY is celebrate the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" by hosting a costume contest live on the plaza.
Elizabeth Gilbert is splitting from her husband, Jose Nunes, the Brazilian importer she wrote about falling in love with in her 2006 memoir, "Eat, Pray, Love."...
The best time to catch up on your reading? Summer!
Journalist and author Sebastian Junger has seen first-hand the effects of war and tragedies has on communities. Junger tells Sunday TODAY's Willie Geist that...
Turns out these "Harry Potter" actors are actual people with their own personalities. So weird, right?
Oscar-nominated actor Jude Law stops by TODAY to talk about his new movie "Genius" in which he plays novelist Thomas Wolfe, a struggling writer looking for...
For Michele Matthews and Jared Grunwald, the magic of their engagement will live on forever in photos shot at the enchanting "Wizarding World of Harry Potter"...
Best known for coaching swimmer Michael Phelps to Olympic glory, Bob Bowman has applied lessons from sports to other arenas of life in a new book, "The Golden...
"A Mother Is a Story: A Celebration of Motherhood," features a beautiful collection of quotes and illustrations about the power of mothers.
Cassie and Lewis Byrom of England pulled off a magical feat: "Harry Potter"-themed nuptials that read as more romantic fantasy than coming-of-age tale.
There's a line from Nicholas Sparks' book "A Walk to Remember": "First you will smile, and then you will cry — don't say you haven't been warned." Keep that...
In 1983, two cats in Nevada took up a residence at a local library and left their paw prints on more than just the bookshelves.
It's the most feared curse in 'Harry Potter' lore, but what do you do if your own kid tries to use it on you? J.K. Rowling weighs in.
More than 500 books pour in from children's lit community for an 8-year-old girl who loves to read and lost everything in a house fire.
I have one of those jobs I don't really talk about at cocktail parties — especially around suburban parents with young children.
Bedtime duties "are all precious to me. They are the way I say, 'I may have been gone all day, but I'm here now and I love you.'"
"Once we let go of what we thought 'should be' and fully embraced what works for our little family, we saw Mareto blossom."
"What started out as a task to help my premature daughter has, in fact, become such a precious gift to my husband and me."
"Let this be a reminder, my fellow speed-readers: Stop and smell the roses. Enjoy the story, then enjoy the same story over and over again."
"Let them choose! The key is finding what excites them, what they're passionate about, and giving them (reading) options related to that."
"It wasn't until I had my own children, four BOYS, that I understood. ... Let's face it, boys DO NOT sit still."
Here's how one mom watched her kids grow from beginning readers into independent inhalers of entire book series at a time.
"Now I read so that I can smell my son's hair or feel his head rested up against my shoulder."