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

Don't miss a sneak peek at The Bourbon Kings, the latest steamy, compelling romance from bestselling author J.R. Ward.

July 30, 2015

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

In 1877, three patients sneak out of the Whitmore asylum. By nightfall the two men return, but the woman is nowhere to be found. And so begins a walk into a world where so much is not as it seems.

July 29, 2015

Or Die Trying: 7 Books on the Triumph of Surviving

There are few things more inspiring than a story of survival. With that in mind, we've assembled a list of tales of unbeatable human courage from across the spectrum, emphasizing unbelievable true stories and including just a dash of adventure and horror fiction to round things out.

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.

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.

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.

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.

July 21, 2015

A Twist on Self-Awareness: A Cure for Suicide by Jesse Ball

In his new novel, A Cure for Suicide, Jesse Ball examines one man's struggle to both forget and reconcile with his past in a society that will not allow him to remember it at all.

July 20, 2015

Magic and Memory: The Confabulist by Steven Galloway

In his imaginative historical novel, Steven Galloway traces a fanciful untold story, crossing time and continents and interweaving two narrative voices to create a novel as intricately constructed as any magician's trick.

July 18, 2015

New Romance Series Alert: Elisabeth Barrett's A Return to Briarwood

Once and Again introduces us to the men and women of Briarwood Country Club, whose pasts are storied and whose lives are so much fun to read.

July 16, 2015

The Ties that Bind Us: Bradstreet Gate by Robin Kirman

Robin Kirman's debut novel, Bradstreet Gate, tackles the lives of five people before and after a brutal murder on the campus of the esteemed Harvard University.

July 14, 2015

2 Girls Walk Into a City: Bennington Girls Are Easy

Charlotte Silver’s new novel, Bennington Girls Are Easy, is a tale of delusion, the big city, and a couple of Bennington grads.

July 13, 2015

Your Answer to Camus's The Stranger: The Meursault Investigation

Remember that first French novel you were assigned in high school, the one with the narrator’s odd opening lines: Mother died today. Or yesterday maybe, I don’t know. What’s the matter with him, you may have wondered ...

July 11, 2015

Wrangling Love: Once Upon a Cowboy by Maggie McGinnis

'Once Upon a Cowboy is the third book in Maggie McGinnis’s Whisper Creek series and, just like the previous books, makes me want to pack up and fly to Montana.'

July 9, 2015

Tenuous Bonds: Among the Ten Thousand Things By Julia Pierpont

Among the Ten Thousand Things is the story of the Shanley family and how they, as a family and as individuals, deal with the fallout of an affair. Julia Pierpont tells their tale in a wholly original way.