Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris


The Best History Books of the Year

There's no doubt that scribes are industriously recording our current interesting times for future generations to read about. Until then, here is a selection of some of our Best History Books of 2016.

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Celebrity Picks: Ransom Riggs' Favorite Reads of 2016

This has been a big year for Ransom Riggs -- what with the release of the film version of his best-selling young adult novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Find out what he's been reading in his downtime.

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"Joe Montana's Shoes" by Steve Young

Here is an excerpt from Young's autobiography QB: My Life Behind the Spiral that we enjoyed and wanted to share with our readers.

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Celebrity Picks: Mara Wilson's Favorite Reads of 2016

She played Matilda and the cute little girl in "Mrs. Doubtfire." Now she's the grown-up author of the recently published Where Am I Now?--see what Mara Wilson has been reading lately.

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Celebrity Picks: Kathy Griffin's Favorite Reads of 2016

Kathy Griffin shares her favorite (and surprising) read of 2016.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2016 National Book Awards

Last night, the National Book Foundation announced the winners of the 2016 National Book Awards.

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Announcing the Editors' Best Books of 2016

Picking our best book of the year is a different experience each time. Sometimes it's difficult and sometimes it's easy. In 2016, it was both.

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The Best History Books of November

This seems like a good week to think about history.

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Author Madeleine Thien Wins Canada's Top Literary Prize

A multi-generational novel that explores the survivors of Mao's Cultural Revolution and reaches to the events of Tiananmen Square, the book was also shortlisted for the UK's Man Booker Prize.

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"My Five Favorite Thrillers" by Stephenie Meyer

To say Stephenie Meyer is a household name is to put it mildly. Her Twilight series and her novel The Host were huge bestsellers that were turned into successful films as well. Now, with her newest novel The Chemist, she makes her first foray into the thriller genre.

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