A New Voice in YA Fiction: Julie Murphy's Side Effects May Vary

John Green dared to write frankly about terminally ill kids in his beautiful young adult book The Fault in Our Stars, and many others have followed in his path – most recently, Julie Murphy. But this story [...]

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January 18, 2015

Music, Grief, and Growing Up: Love Letters to the Dead

This novel is mesmerizing, lovely, and ultimately hopeful, as its heroine moves toward a giant revelation and acceptance.

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January 17, 2015

New Debbie Macomber: 2 Excerpts from Her Latest Books

Get started on two re-released classics from best-selling author Debbie Macomber!

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January 16, 2015

12 Community College Grads Who Made It Big

From Nicholas Wyman's new book, Job U: How to Find Wealth and Success by Developing the Skills Companies Actually Need, we present an excerpt on the oft-underrated value of community college with these twelve examples of wildly successful community college graduates.

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January 15, 2015

From The 9th Girl to Cold Cold Heart: A Tami Hoag Q&A

Tami Hoag chats about bringing Dana, from The 9th Girl, to the spotlight, writing standalones versus series, and more.

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January 14, 2015

7 Books That Go Beyond the Nominees

Adaptations are everywhere this awards season, but let's look beyond the obvious for a few other reads for the literary-minded moviegoer.

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January 13, 2015

The Thrill of Perception: Peter Carey's Amnesia

Peter Carey’s prose and storytelling are first-rate, a remarkable step above many contemporary writers of fiction, as evidenced by his new thriller, Amnesia.

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January 12, 2015

Southern, Gothic, Gorgeous: Ben Metcalf's Against the Country

At the heart of Ben Metcalf’s new novel, Against the Country, is town versus country. And from there, it grows to become so much more.

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