Author Interviews
Amy Gentry-Good As Gone

Talking with Amy Gentry about Her Thriller "Good As Gone" and the Culture of Victim-Blaming

We picked Good as Gone as one of the best books of the month due to Gentry's twisty, turny, and emotionally gut-punching story of a daughter who returns to her family eight years after her abduction. Here, Gentry answers our questions about her debut novel, the likelihood of child kidnapping, and the quiet culture of victim-blaming.

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Amanda Bouchet - A Promise of Fire

Break out the Breastplates and Broadswords: Amanda Bouchet Recommends Her 3 Favorite Fantasy Romances

Debut author Amanda Bouchet knocked my helm off with her smart, bold romance series-starter A Promise of Fire, which is easily among my favorite books of the year. Clearly an expert, Bouchet recommends her three favorite fantasy romances in this imaginative subgenre.

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"Death to the Fascist Insect": Patty Hearst, the SLA, and the Swinging 70s

We ask American Heiress author Jeffrey Toobin about one of the wildest, most sensational stories of our age: the 1974 kidnapping of Patricia Hearst.

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YA Wednesday: Book Club Q&A "The Serpent King"

Jeff Zenter, author of one of our best YA books of 2016 so far, fields our questions about snake handlers, music, and unglamorous places.

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Lui and Takeda

"Use your voice; take up space": Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda on Their New Graphic Novel Hit, "Monstress"

Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda swept through Seattle recently, and I sat down to chat with them about why their hit graphic novel, Monstress, has been sucking readers into its fantastical vortex.

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Oprah Picks Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad"

This morning, Winfrey announced Colson Whitehead's inventive novel as the latest selection for Oprah's Book Club ®. It's a deserving choice, a brilliant book.

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Kevin Hearne

New Books from Kevin Hearne!

Iron Druid Chronicles author Kevin Hearne reveals two new, upcoming books.

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A Transgender Story: Jazz Jennings and Meredith Russo Ask the Questions

Two books on our recent Best Young Adult Books of the Month lists are about being a transgender teen. One is a memoir and the other a novel written by a trans author. We got them together via email for this exclusive Q&A.

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"A Strange, Surreal, Thrilling Experience"

Liane Moriarty has always been one of our favorite authors. We talked to her about her new novel, Truly Madly Guilty, as she was visiting the set of the TV series being made from Big Little Lies.

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On Betrayals and Deceits: An Interview with Delia Ephron

Delia Ephron's Siracusa is a page-turner about love, marriage, motherhood, friendship, and travel. It’s also a bit of a mystery. We talked to novelist and screenwriter about her latest....

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