Nick Hornby's Latest Novel Is Here: Funny Girl

London in the 1960s was experiencing the same changes our country across the pond was seeing: movement in civil rights, the advancement of women’s rights, and plenty of rock ‘n’ roll. Against this backdrop, [...]

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A Life Without Light: Girl in the Dark by Anna Lyndsey


Let Me Say I Love You: The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy


To Charm and to Devastate: Edith Pearlman's Honeydew


Newbery Medal Winner The Crossover by Kwame Alexander: Not Just for Kids


Reif Larsen's Kaleidoscope of a Novel: I Am Radar


Parsing the World of Vitamins: Catherine Price's Vitamania


February 26, 2015

A Geneticist and His Baby: Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Effect

Becoming a new parent is scary for anyone, but for the super-organized, ultra-efficient, emotionally deficient Australian geneticist Don Tillman in Graeme Simsion's new novel, it’s catastrophic, meltdown material.

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February 25, 2015

Life Inside Walter Reed with Adele Levine, PT

Adele Levine's story is a unique perspective of the life after war and the road to recovery.

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February 24, 2015

Future Crimes: How Much Danger Are We Really In?

Marc Goodman’s new book, Future Crimes, covers the facts – and faults – of our technological safety both present and future.

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February 23, 2015

The Teacher's Life: The Half Brother by Holly LeCraw

Prep school novels are their own category of books, and they always seem to enthrall people, exposing to them a side of life that many don’t experience.

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February 22, 2015

Taking Flight: Michaela DePrince's True Story

Last year, I watched a documentary called “First Position.” The film followed the stories of a handful of young dancers as they tried to land a coveted spot at the American Ballet Theater. One of the dancers, Michaela DePrince, stood out in the film. Taking Flight is her story.

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February 21, 2015

Jacqueline Briskin's Dreams Are Not Enough: An Excerpt

Three of Jacqueline Briskin's many great novels are newly available in eBook format: Dreams Are Not Enough, Too Much Too Soon, and Everything and More. Read on for an excerpt from Dreams Are Not Enough.

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February 20, 2015

On the Good in Shame: An Excerpt from Is Shame Necessary

In this excerpt from Jennifer Jacquet’s new book, Is Shame Necessary, the author delves into the place of shame as a dynamic part of society. Read on.

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