May 29, 2015

Stuart Scott, in His Own Words

Every Day I Fight, the memoir of Stuart Scott, walks readers through not just his life – but his incredible spirit especially during his fight with cancer.

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May 28, 2015

The Daring Debut of the Season: The Shore

Sara Taylor’s debut novel is thrilling and daring and dark. Which is just the way we like our summer reads.

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May 27, 2015

How to Beat Polio, 1952: Excerpt from Extreme Medicine

In his book Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century, anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughs. Check out this excerpt.

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May 26, 2015

Are We That Far Off from the World of the Water Knife?

Paolo Bacigalupi’s new novel of a world in which water becomes quite the commodity isn’t really all that far-fetched.

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May 25, 2015

Sex and Gender, Love and Marriage: The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff

In 1930, Einar Wegener became one of the first people to undergo sex reassignment surgery. Prior to the surgeries (there were a few), he had been living as Lili Elbe, dressing and functioning as a woman for more than a decade. This fascinating story serves as the real-life inspiration for David Ebershoff's new novel, The […]

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May 24, 2015

For YA Fans of the Supernatural: The Walls Around Us

Nova Ren Suma has penned a quietly terrifying young adult mystery that will likely give you shivers.

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May 23, 2015

Check Out The One That Got Away

Bethany Chase’s debut novel, The One That Got Way, offers a delicious take on love, family, and what it means to build a home of one’s own.

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