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David D. Levine on His "Regency-set Interplanetary Airship Adventure": Arabella of Mars

We chat with David D. Levine about how he came to write Arabella of Mars, his debut novel and a rollicking alt-history, steampunk adventure set during the Napoleonic wars—in space.

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From AbeBooks: The Gloriumptious World of Roald Dahl

September 13 marked the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth, a truly gloriumptious author who made an indelible impact on children's literature. But did you know that Dahl also wrote books for adults, often described as "macabre," "twisted," and "gruesome"?

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James Dashner's Reading List

If you haven't yet read James Dashner's best-selling Maze Runner series I highly recommend it for the next book on your list--the latest one is just out tomorrow. So what books does Dashner recommend? We've got his top five favorites...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, high-stakes Survivor, an unsung 60s icon, and the Twelve Days of Christmas (you read that right).

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Furiously Funny: Luvvie Ajayi and Jenny Lawson on "I'm Judging You"

Does it seem that nobody understands how to act anymore, how to not be a jerk? Luvvie Ajayi, creator of the popular blog Awesomely Luvvie and the author of I'm Judging You, has some thoughts on how we all might better behave.

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After Yorktown: The War Without End

How much do we really know about the American Revolution? After Yorktown goes beyond the iconic, highlight reel moments to explore the war from unexpected angles.

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The Best Man (can mean a few different things)

On of our best kids' books of September is a modern day novel about role models, family, and the everyday humor of life as a middle schooler. In an exclusive essay, award-winning author Richard Peck shares the background of The Best Man.

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Ms. - and Mister! - Paige Tyler Reveal the Secrets of Their Romance Writing Partnership

It's not uncommon for authors to write together under a single nom de plume, but a husband-and-wife partnership is more unusual. Ms. and Mr. Paige Tyler tell us how they make their romance-writing collaboration work.

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An Excerpt from Elizabeth Lesser's "Marrow: A Love Story"

The Omega Institute co-founder talks about a different kind of ADD...

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of September

Here's a selection from our Best Mysteries & Thrillers of September. There are lots of recognizable names this month. Enjoy! Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen - Hiassen brings ore Florida hijinks to his new novel. He employs a cast of...

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Dav Pilkey on "Dog Man," Mind-Blowing Graphic Novels, and More...

Author Dav Pilkey has been a huge hit with kids and adults for his Captain Underpants series and now he's starting something new--it's a dog, it's a man, it's Dog Man.

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