A Whole Life in Its Pages: Sandra Cisneros's New Memoir

In her new memoir, A House of My Own, Sandra Cisneros twists the memoir concept to her liking – and the result is worth every risk.

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A Worthy Follow-up: After You by Jojo Moyes


You're Imperfect (Or, Reason to Read The Blue Guitar)


YA to Cry Over: Edwidge Danticat's Untwine


On the Intersection of Mixed Martial Arts and Romance by Sarah Robinson


New Revolution: Unfinished Business by Anne-Marie Slaughter


Beyond Battleborn: Desert Dreams in Gold Fame Citrus


September 30, 2015

Untangled Truths: A Collection Addressing What's Top of Mind

Some of the most interesting things to read, write, or think about are right in front of us but rarely discussed. In a new anthology, editor Elizabeth Benedict brings together twenty-seven women writers and their perspectives on just such a seemingly commonplace topic: hair.

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September 29, 2015

Terrifying New Fiction from Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood continues to terrify readers with her glimpse at a twisted new world that, as usual, isn’t very far from plausible.

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September 28, 2015

The Holocaust: A Vital Perspective

Jane Marks’s 1995 book, The Hidden Children, is as important today as it was when it was first published twenty years ago. Here, the author expresses why that is.

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September 27, 2015

Let the Glitter Fall Where It May: Dumplin' by Julie Murphy

Julie Murphy's charming book Dumplin' celebrates the self - specifically the teenaged, plus-sized self of Willowdean Opal Dickson, daughter of the winner of Clover City's Miss Teen Blue Bonnet (1997), and fan of all things Dolly Parton.

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September 26, 2015

The Deacons of Bourbon Street Are Back: Fire Me Up by Rachael Johns

A tough-as-nails biker, a bohemian artist, and her wrinkly little dog add up for great romance and adventure in Fire Me Up by Rachael Johns.

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September 25, 2015

Small Book, Big Change: Seth Godin's Poke the Box and We Are All Weird

Seth Godin is what you might – and should – call a thought leader. And his shared wisdom is easy to get your hands on.

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September 24, 2015

Finding Fat Bob: New Mystery from Stephen Dobyns

In Stephen Dobyns’s comic mystery Is Fat Bob Dead Yet?, the lives of a small-time crook and a pair of jaded detectives converge.

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