September 24, 2015

Finding Fat Bob: New Mystery from Stephen Dobyns

In Stephen Dobyns’s comic mystery Is Fat Bob Dead Yet?, the lives of a small-time crook and a pair of jaded detectives converge.

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September 23, 2015

Let Your Appetite Lead: Driving Hungry by Layne Mosler

In her memoir, Driving Hungry, Layne Mosler recounts a time when her wanderlust, love of adventure, and appetite led the way. Check out an excerpt here.

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September 22, 2015

Don't Fear Creativity: Elizabeth Gilbert's Big Magic

In her new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert addresses and offers to correct the challenges that come with creativity.

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September 21, 2015

An Ingenious, Frightening Debut: The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

If you were to throw Joe Hill and Lev Grossman into a blender and pour them out into Neil Gaiman’s skull, you’d have something pretty close to Scott Hawkins’s remarkable, inventive debut, The Library at Mount Char.

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September 20, 2015

A Welcome Change to YA Dystopian Fiction: All We Have Is Now by Lisa Schroeder

A meteor is hurtling toward Earth and you have twenty-four hours left to live. (As far as you know, Bruce Willis is not flying into outer space accompanied by an Aerosmith soundtrack.) How do you spend your time? This is the very situation the characters in Lisa Schroeder’s new YA novel, All We Have Is Now, find themselves in.

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September 19, 2015

Cuddle Up With a Good Book: 5 Cozy Mystery Reads for Autumn

As temperatures drop and leaves turn, we've assembled this list of comfy, cozy reads for you to enjoy throughout the season.

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September 18, 2015

A Legacy Restored: The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf

In The Invention of Nature, Andrea Wulf introduces us to one of the most seminal adventurers of all time, yet one very few people in the Western world have heard of.

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