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Elizabeth Berg on George Sand: The Dream Lover

Elizabeth Berg takes on George Sand in this gorgeous work of historical fiction.

April 14, 2015

Don't Miss the Transformative Power of Steven Millhauser's Stories

'Although I am an avid reader of both fiction and nonfiction, I must confess to having long neglected the short story genre ... However, I stand corrected and have completely changed my thinking on this matter after reading the masterful new book of short stories, Voices in the Night by Steven Millhauser.'

April 13, 2015

New from Lisa Genova, Author of Still Alice: Inside the O'Briens

Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice, brings her medical expertise to her latest novel, Inside the O'Briens.

April 11, 2015

A New Adult Debut Worth Checking Out: When Joss Met Matt

In this excerpt from Ellie Cahill’s When Joss Met Matt, we meet Joss and Matt, two longtime friends who have a little something more brewing.

April 9, 2015

Jo Nesbo Gets Us Again in Blood on Snow

Norwegian thriller writer Jo Nesbo has another thrill ride out – this time the novel featuring Olav Johansen.

April 7, 2015

London Transplant: Odysseus Abroad by Amit Chaudhuri

Though it takes place in only one day, Odysseus Abroad, by Amit Chaudhuri, is full of a lifetime’s worth of ambitions, unrequited or forbidden loves, family histories, resentments and attachments.

April 4, 2015

Spring Thaw: 6 Thrilling Reads to Weather the End of Winter

If you're impatiently waiting out the throes of winter, we've assembled a thrilling set of titles that will make your countdown to spring fly by.

April 2, 2015

Poetry Primer: 6 Reads for Getting Acquainted with Verse

April is National Poetry month. Celebrate with these collections of accessible poetry that may open a whole new world of reading to you.

March 31, 2015

New Fiction from the Author of Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen’s new novel, At the Water’s Edge, brings us to the shores of Scotland during WWII, where three society snobs are brought back to earth.

March 30, 2015

eBook Special: $2.99 for Philip Kerr's A Man Without Breath

Get started on the Philip Kerr canon though with a special price on his novel A Man Without Breath, which includes a sneak peek at The Lady from Zagreb. Check out this excerpt to get a taste of what Kerr has to offer.

March 28, 2015

Love in the Editorial Office: The Trouble with Love by Lauren Layne

Lauren Layne’s The Trouble with Love, the latest in her Sex, Love, and Stiletto series, is another fun, sexy story revolving around the "Love and Romance Gurus" of Stiletto magazine.

March 26, 2015

Nothing Formulaic About David Treuer's Prudence

David Treuer’s Prudence may begin with a death scene, but this is no formulaic murder mystery. Rather, it is a richly complex and elegiac novel to be savored for its evocative language, subtle revelation of character, and charged eroticism.

March 25, 2015

It's Parody, People: Killing O'Reilly

In their very satirical new book, Courtney Bowman and Nick Bowman have taken on the voice of one of today's most divisive talking heads, Bill O'Reilly, and what they pull off in doing so is to create a collection of imagined essays that are at once appalling and hilarious.

March 24, 2015

An Emotional Ride: Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum

There are many reasons we read fiction. Sometimes, we just want an escape. Sometimes we want to learn. Sometimes we want to laugh. And sometimes, it is to have a glimpse into someone else’s human condition.

March 23, 2015

The Nightingale: Kristin Hannah's Tale of Love and Family in WWII

World War II has millions of stories to tell and to inspire, with many still unwritten. Kristin Hannah has already proven herself as a bestselling author with a huge fan base for her novels, books about families, friendship, and love. When you bring the two together, the result is powerful.