June 9, 2015

Wise, New Fiction from Annie Barrows: The Truth According to Us

Annie Barrows's The Truth According to Us is a charming work of historical fiction that takes place during the waning days of the Great Depression in a small factory in Macedonia, West Virginia. Quirky characters, a mysterious outsider, long-buried family secrets, and colorful historical details make this a perfect summer read. Twelve-year-old Willa Romeyn lives […]

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June 8, 2015

The Intrigue of a Heist: Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm

In a shop on a street in Paris that no tourist would visit, Grace works fixing knick-knacks, replacing gems, and mending possible antiques. Grace is far from home, and those she works with know her as Julie from California, not Grace from small-town Tennessee. So begins the story of a woman who is not at all who she appears to be.

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June 7, 2015

Love, Lies, Surprises, and More in Charlie, Presumed Dead

Anne Heltzel’s Charlie, Presumed Dead stands out in a sea of great Young Adult reads as something wholly unpredictable.

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June 6, 2015

Reading Binge: Your Guide to 6 Series to Start Now

Sometimes one book is just not enough. If you're looking for a new character or world to follow over several installments, have we got the lineup for you.

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June 5, 2015

On Unexpected Inspiration: Get Into the Surrender Experiment

Michael A. Singer’s new book, The Surrender Experiment, chronicles the story of his move to let life call the shots. Here’s a look inside that story.

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June 4, 2015

Debut from Dublin: The Last Four Days of Paddy Buckley

In the opening pages of The Last Four Days of Paddy Buckley, debut novelist Jeremy Massey sets the expectation that will structure his book: We, the readers, are watching a doomed soul live out his last moments on earth.

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June 3, 2015

Escape to Mallorca: The Rocks by Peter Nichols

Peter Nichols’s new novel, The Rocks, takes us to a beautiful place far away and the tumultuous love stories set therein.

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