February 21, 2015

Jacqueline Briskin's Dreams Are Not Enough: An Excerpt

Three of Jacqueline Briskin's many great novels are newly available in eBook format: Dreams Are Not Enough, Too Much Too Soon, and Everything and More. Read on for an excerpt from Dreams Are Not Enough.

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February 20, 2015

On the Good in Shame: An Excerpt from Is Shame Necessary

In this excerpt from Jennifer Jacquet’s new book, Is Shame Necessary, the author delves into the place of shame as a dynamic part of society. Read on.

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February 19, 2015

From Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima: John Toland's Infamy

The late, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer John Toland brings us back to the start of the United States’ involvement in World War II with his groundbreaking book, Infamy: Pearl Harbor and Its Aftermath.

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February 18, 2015

Getting Real: How to Grow Up, by Michelle Tea

Michelle Tea is no shrinking violet. Quite the opposite, in fact. As the author of multiple memoirs, a literary arts organizer, and online chronicler of her years-long struggle to get pregnant, Tea puts herself out there on so many levels.

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February 17, 2015

Step Back to the Glamour: A Touch of Stardust

Fans of old Hollywood and American history alike will find Kate Alcott’s A Touch of Stardust a charming distraction from modern-day stressors.

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February 16, 2015

Romance by the Book: A Novel of Modern Love

“I consoled myself with the thought that lots of people had threesomes all the time, and they all seemed to get along swimmingly. Besides, I was pretty good at Tetris; I’d probably excel at this.”

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February 15, 2015

A Book for Everyone: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Although Brown Girl Dreaming is a book for kids ages ten and up, it is a marvel to adults as well.

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