The Road to Heaven: Val Brelinski's The Girl Who Slept with God

A sparkling, original debut from Val Brelinski brings us to the heart of 1970's Idaho, where one young woman's claim upends the life of her family.

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Within the Elephant: Tania James' The Tusk That Did the Damage


The Rules Matter in This New YA Novel


Tensions Rising: Love and Class in J.R. Ward's The Bourbon Kings


Graphic Breakthrough: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel


Not What It Seems: The World Before Us by Aislinn Hunter


Or Die Trying: 7 Books on the Triumph of Surviving


July 28, 2015

The Little Known Story of Beryl Markham: Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

Paula McLain, best-selling author of The Paris Wife, is back with Circling the Sun, a fictionalized biography of Beryl Markham, a truly remarkable woman whose story deserves to be told not only in this book but also in history classes.

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July 27, 2015

Sweet Reading: 6 Delectable Literary Treats Perfect for Summer

Looking for a great summer read? Check out any of the books on this list of fun- and flavor-filled captivating reads.

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July 26, 2015

Climbing Up: Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

In Finding Audrey, Sophie Kinsella has crafted a realistic portrait of a family in crisis. It's been a tough year for all of them, and the cracks show.

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July 25, 2015

Hot at Its Core: New Romance Series 'Take the Fall' by Marquita Valentine

Marquita Valentine’s first book in her Take the Fall series, titled Take the Fall, should come with a label that reads: "Contents are hot! Proceed with caution!" This is, indeed, a delectable story with true heat at its core.

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July 24, 2015

To Everything, There Is a Season: 6 Books on Living and Dying Well

It's cliché but true: Death is an unavoidable part of life. Check out these books, whose writers deftly and unflinchingly tackle the taboos and trauma associated with dying and grief. Each of these books, in their own way, shed a some much-needed light on this under-addressed topic.

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July 23, 2015

Family, Fighting, and Felonies up on Brian Panowich's Bull Mountain

Following a family of drug kingpins and their black sheep son, the local sheriff, debut novelist Brian Panowich has created a taut and suspenseful family saga that you won't be able to put down.

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July 22, 2015

Perfect Summer Reading: Barbarian Days by William Finnegan

In Barbarian Days, New Yorker writer William Finnegan recounts a surfing life in exquisite prose and beautifully writ storytelling.

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