Timeless, Heartbreaking, Hopeful YA from Laurie Halse Anderson in Speak

There’s a certain sense of isolation a teenager might feel as he or she enters high school. Melinda, in Laurie Halse Anderson’s 1999 YA novel, Speak, knows that isolation in a way that will break your heart.

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Should've Said No: A New Whistle Bend Novel


Life Less Easy: Rebecca Alexander's Memoir, Not Fade Away


An Artwork's Allure: The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild


Sincerity and Celebrity: Wildflower by Drew Barrymore


The Art of Reconciliation: All of Us and Everything by Bridget Asher


New American Short Stories from the Paris Review


November 22, 2015

Intergalactic Anarchy: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Illuminae is a thrilling space adventure where Artificial Intelligence, a Virus and mutinies all threaten human survival.

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November 21, 2015

A Thrilling Series from M. J. Arlidge to Start Now

Meet Detective Inspector Helen Grace as she tackles a twisted and sinister mystery in M. J. Arlidge’s Eeny Meeny.

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November 20, 2015

A New Kind of Terrorism: Lights Out by Ted Koppel

Remember the 2003 blackout in the Northeastern United States? Imagine that happening nationwide. And imagine the power remaining out. What are the chances this could happen? And what can we do to prepare?

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November 19, 2015

Speed Reads: 7 Short Story Collections for When You're Light on Time

Short story collections are perfect for getting a little reading morsel in when you only have bite-sized increments of free time.

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November 18, 2015

Into the Mailbox with Mary-Louise Parker

Emmy-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker gives a unique perspective on her life thus far via the letters she’s written to all the men she’s known.

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November 17, 2015

What It Means to Be a Woman: A Conversation

In their new book, About Women, Lisa Alther and Francoise Gilot approach the topic of the female experience in a unique, engaging way.

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November 16, 2015

Love in the Time of WWII: Along the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams

Beatriz Williams's latest novel continues the stories of Pepper Schuyler and her experience with Annabelle Dommerich.

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