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The Woman Who Couldn't Scream

“The Woman Who Couldn’t Scream”: Christina Dodd on Writing Suspense

With more than 50 novels and a fistful of short stories to her name, Christina Dodd knows how to craft a well-honed story. Here she speaks with us about writing suspense and concluding her Virtue Falls series with a stunning finale.

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

New novels from Ken Follett and Mark Helprin, a family drama from National Book Award finalist Janet Peery, and more...

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The Best Mysteries and Thrillers of September

It's a murderer's row of great authors.

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TreatYourselfAvocado

Recipe Road Test: "Treat Yourself" to a Crunchy, Sweet...Avocado

With Jessica Siskin's book of wildly fun recipes and a handful of simple ingredients you'll be amazed at the irresistible goodies you can create...

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Ulrich Boser's Ten Commandments of Learning to Learn

In today's world, you have to always learn more to keep ahead--or just keep up. Here, Ulrich Boser has 10 life-changing tips for learning how to learn.

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Claire Messud on Her New Novel, "The Burning Girl"

What could be more ordinary than suburban American girlhood? In her new novel, The Burning Girl, Claire Messud sees something beautiful, agonized and intense in a period we all thought we knew. This might be the best novel of contemporary female adolescence you’ve ever read.

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Amazon's Best Books of September: Today's Releases

Check out the latest from the author who penned our favorite book of 2014, the true story of a bizarre crime, and a gut-punch of a novel tackles themes that are still horrifyingly resonant today...

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The best SF and fantasy of September

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of September: Our Top 5 Picks

Princess Leia, nobles who can kill with bloodred shadows, a robot assassin who dreams of autonomy, and much more can be found in our favorite science fiction and fantasy books of September.

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Author Talk: Eleanor Henderson and Brendan Mathews

The authors of The Twelve-Mile Straight (an Amazon Best Book of the Month) and The World of Tomorrow on their new books, the challenges of new projects, and filling a "house" with new characters.

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Best Kids' Books of September

This month our editors' picks lists are a little longer than usual because there are so many amazing children's books coming out that we had to include a few more... Here's a peek at our favorites this month for every age.

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