good book

noun, often capitalized G&B

Definition of good book

: bible

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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, chicagotribune.com, "Sean Penn's new novel doesn't deserve a considerate review — or a reader's time," 3 Apr. 2018 Bring a good book or settle in for a long nap in this quiet corner of the Farm. Hannah Seligson, Town & Country, "The Best Room At... Winvian Farm," 19 Feb. 2019 Here, the best books Vogue editors read over the last 12 months. Michelle Ruiz, Vogue, "The Best Books Vogue Editors Read in 2018," 27 Dec. 2018 Time to curl up on a blanket, listen to the waves and read a good book. Matthew Wilson, USA TODAY, "5 books to throw in your carry-on or beach bag this summer," 26 June 2018 Anyone who usually spends their downtime with a cup of coffee and a good book can tell you just how quickly those books can pile up. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "You Need This $15 Naked Floating Bookshelf—And 1,000 Reviews Agree," 3 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of good book

1651, in the meaning defined above

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