YA to Cry Over: Edwidge Danticat's Untwine

'When you lose someone, it's as if they've been smashed into a thousand pieces and what you're doing in the aftermath is gathering a few of those pieces to put some version of that person back together again.'

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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


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


Terrifying New Fiction from Margaret Atwood


The Holocaust: A Vital Perspective


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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September 23, 2015

Let Your Appetite Lead: Driving Hungry by Layne Mosler

In her memoir, Driving Hungry, Layne Mosler recounts a time when her wanderlust, love of adventure, and appetite led the way. Check out an excerpt here.

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September 22, 2015

Don't Fear Creativity: Elizabeth Gilbert's Big Magic

In her new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert addresses and offers to correct the challenges that come with creativity.

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September 21, 2015

An Ingenious, Frightening Debut: The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

If you were to throw Joe Hill and Lev Grossman into a blender and pour them out into Neil Gaiman’s skull, you’d have something pretty close to Scott Hawkins’s remarkable, inventive debut, The Library at Mount Char.

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