The Trees

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, ill-tempered trees, a desperate mother, and our very own Jon Foro seeks closure...

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Michael Herr (1940 - 2016)

Michael Herr, war correspondent and author of Dispatches--widely considered to be the definitive history of the Vietnam War--has died at the age of 76.

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Hot Dog Taste Test

Graphic Novel Friday: Hot Dog Taste Test

Hot Dog Taste Test by Lisa Hanawalt is a book to take home, understanding that everyone will read it before you and laugh at all the funny parts, teasing, “O.K., but you have to look at this page for one...

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Totes-Awesome Beach Bags for Books and Kindles

Readers, the lake is calling. A beach is beckoning. Your backyard deck is requesting your presence. Pack up one of these cool tote bags with your book(s) of choice and give yourself a well-deserved holiday.

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"You Can't Write S*** on Cough Syrup": Mishka Shubaly on Drinking, Running, and Writing

Bestselling Kindle Singles author and musician Mishka Shubaly stopped by our offices to talk about his new book, his struggles with addiction, and the inherent advantages of physical books when you need to hit your best friend on his head.

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Best Children's Books of 2016 So Far

What new and wonderful children's books have you discovered this year? We looked back at our favorites and chose the ones we think are 2016's best (so far):

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Best of the Year So Far

Best of the Year...So Far

It’s always a thrill to look back over the past six months and share which books have stood out...

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A Book Trend That We've Noticed

What book trend have the Amazon editors noticed lately?

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Exclusive: Ramona Ausubel on "Sons & Daughters of Ease and Plenty"

What does it mean to be have wealth? Does it free you from want or enslave you as sure as does its opposite? These are the questions author Ramona Ausubel explores in her lovely novel, The Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty.

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Best romances of June

The Best Romances of June

The best romances of June! Toss 'em in your bag with your sunglasses and a big hat, and hit the beach, my friends.

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Speculative fiction

Speculative Fiction That Makes You Go “Hmm”

This year has been a strong one for speculative fiction. Here are a handful of my favorites that I’m still thinking about long after I’ve finished reading them.

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