good book

noun, often capitalized G&B

Definition of good book

: bible

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This year, gather around the good book with your mom, grandmother, or even your own children and read up on some of the most encouraging and inspirational lines. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "25 Mother's Day Bible Verses to Share With Your Mom," 5 Apr. 2019 Most of the good books are published by big groups, no question. Chris Power, WSJ, "These Independent Publishers Are Challenging the Corporate Players," 31 Oct. 2018 Michael Pillsbury is Director at the Center for Chinese Strategy at the Hudson Institute and the author of the single best book on the Chinese question that's called The Hundred-Year Marathon. Fox News, "Ann Coulter on left's meltdown over Kavanaugh allegation; will Carter Page finally learn why the FBI spied on him?," 19 Sep. 2018 Some of the best books for summer reading would also make great Father’s Day presents. Sara Clarkson,, "Clarkson: Summer reading list varies from serious to scenic to suspenseful," 7 June 2018 Design by Morgan McMullen If the #ReadWithMC reviews are any indication, Anissa Gray's debut novel, The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, will land on plenty of best books of the year lists. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "'The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls' Is a Stunning Debut From Anissa Gray," 1 Apr. 2019 This is a waste of both good books and good shelf space, not to mention an invitation for mockery from any houseguest with a brain. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Please Stop Ruining Your Bookshelves with These Dumb Design Ideas," 12 Mar. 2019 There is arguably no better feeling than curling up with a good book. Mackenzie Dunn, Woman's Day, "Here's the Self-Care Summit Every Book Lover Needs," 6 Mar. 2019 But there are many celebrities who put their minds to writing, those who do the necessary work to write credible or even good books. John Warner,, "Sean Penn's new novel doesn't deserve a considerate review — or a reader's time," 3 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of good book

1651, in the meaning defined above

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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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