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Best Books of October

Amazon's Best Books of October: Part Two

Nonfiction fans rejoice! Part Two of the Best Books of October features books about Nixon (yes, there's actually a fascinating, and cringe-worthy, thing or two that you didn’t know about the 37th president), a CIA director, one of George Washington’s...

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YA Wednesday: Best Books of October

Once again we are looking at a wealth of fantastic new YA fiction this month and our Best Books of October list is a who's who of favorite authors including Leigh Bardugo, Patrick Ness, and Rainbow Rowell...

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The Best Books of the Month: October, Part One

We are happiest when we make discoveries–when we find books that are a little off the radar. We also, of course, like to get our hands on the things people have been waiting for and talking about for months. In October we got a little bit of both.

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The Best Cookbooks of September

The Best Cookbooks of September will take us on a historical cocktail tour, teach the science of making recipes work, or tempt you with sweet and savory chocolate creations--and that's just a taste of what's on the list...

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YA Wednesday: Ransom Riggs Asks, What If?

There is the saying, a picture is worth a thousand words, but in the case of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series it is the symbiotic relationship between photographs and words that makes reading all three books so special. In this exclusive, Ransom Riggs tells us how it all began...

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National Book Awards

The 2015 National Book Awards Longlist for Fiction

Throughout this week, the National Book Foundation has been revealing its longlists for the best in American literature (finalists will be announced on October 14)...

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Fates and Furies

"Reading Is Gorgeously Akin to the Experience of Marriage": Lauren Groff on "Fates and Furies"

Many a therapist will tell you that honesty and transparency is the glue that keeps a relationship together. Lauren Groff cleverly turns this concept on its head in Fates and Furies...

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2015 Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

The 2015 Man Booker Prize Shortlist was announced today. The UK prize was first awarded in 1969, but this is only the second year that the award has been open to writers of any nationality. It's interesting to note that...

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Marveling at Brian Selznick

Brian Selznick is kind of a genius in my eyes and when he told me that the illustrations for his just released book, "The Marvels"...

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Longlist: National Book Award for Young People's Literature

The longlist of books vying for the 2015 National Book Award for Young People's Literature has been announced...

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