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Love in the Time of WWII: Why It Works in Fiction

Alison Love, author of The Girl from the Paradise Ballroom, explores why World War II is such a vivid backdrop for love stories.

April 26, 2016

The Future Is Now: A Q&A with Sylvain Neuvel

Read on for Sylvain Neuvel's thoughts on his format, the future, and science fiction.

April 25, 2016

Family and Money: The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Family dysfunction is definitely not a new subject for novels (or any writing, for that matter), but some authors find a way to keep it fresh and fun to read. Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney does just that.

April 23, 2016

The Latest Romance in The McKinney Brothers Series

Claudia Connor is back with the third novel in The McKinney Brothers.

April 21, 2016

Must-read Hungarian Fiction by Magda Szabo

American readers are missing out on great books that haven’t been translated to English. Lucky for us, The Door has arrived Stateside.

April 19, 2016

Days of Publishing Yore: Three-Martini Lunch

Suzanne Rindell’s latest novel, Three-Martini Lunch, is a rollicking ride through the 1960s world of book publishing – with a twist.

April 18, 2016

Curtis Sittenfeld's Satirical New Twist on Pride and Prejudice

A bold literary experiment, Eligible is a brilliant, playful, and delicious saga for the twenty-first century.

April 16, 2016

The Last from the Deacons of Bourbon Street

Maisey Yates is the last romance writer to take the handlebars in the hot, multi-author Deacons of Bourbon Street series.

April 14, 2016

A Debut to Dig In To: 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl

Mona Awad’s gift for character and situation, combined with her clear insight into social structures, make this book well worth a read.

April 12, 2016

A Young Family's Journey: Alice & Oliver by Charles Bock

Inspired by the author’s life, Alice & Oliver is a deeply affecting novel written with stunning reserves of compassion, humor, and wisdom.

April 11, 2016

At the Edge of the Orchard: A Riveting Drama by Tracy Chevalier

Tracy Chevalier, the author of the 1999 best-seller Girl with a Pearl Earring, tells a fierce, beautifully crafted story in At the Edge of the Orchard, her most graceful and richly imagined work yet.

April 9, 2016

New Romance in the Highland Knights Series

In Highland Awakening, the third book in Jennifer Haymore’s Highland Knights series, we meet Camden McLeod

April 7, 2016

Conjuring Miss Julia: 3 Questions for Ann B. Ross

We caught up with Ann B. Ross, the author of the charming Miss Julia series, to talk about inspiration and more.

April 5, 2016

A Whole New Take on Jane Eyre

Lyndsay Faye’s new novel, Jane Steele, takes on Jane Eyre in an entirely new fashion.

April 4, 2016

An Unusual Historical Novel: The Translation of Love

The Translation of Love by Lynne Kutsukake is set in post-World War Two Japan, a turbulent time of sociological, political, and economic change.