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


Announcing the Edgar Nominees (Get Ready to Scroll)

The 2017 Edgar Award nominees have been announced. If you're a regular reader of our editors' recommendations, you'll have seen many of these books mentioned in 2016. Here are the Edgar nominees in key categories:

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of January

This is the perfect season for reading mysteries. Here are some of our favorites of January...

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Books for People Who Want to Take Over the World

Whether you're looking to be a business tycoon or a dominant world leader, these books will help you get where you want to go.

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Celebrity Picks: Jenny Lawson's Favorite Reads of 2016

Jenny Lawson's Amazon author bio says, "Jenny Lawson is a very strange girl who has friends in spite of herself. She is perpetually one cat away from being a crazy cat lady." Here's what she read and loved in 2016.

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Celebrity Picks: Colson Whitehead's Favorite Reads of 2016

We like this author. We like his books, too. And we especially like his new novel The Underground Railroad. But what did Colson Whitehead like reading this year?

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Hear, Hear! Audible Recommends the Best Audiobooks of 2016

Over at the Audible blog, they've announced their favorite audiobooks of the year. There are some great books on this list. Here's a sample.

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Celebrity Picks: Jojo Moyes' Favorite Reads of 2016

British novelist Jojo Moyes writes novels that become #1 bestsellers and get made into movies. It's always interesting to see what an author like Moyes reads because, let's face it, there aren't a lot of authors out there whose work becomes #1 bestsellers and gets made into movies.

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Celebrity Picks: Phoebe Robinson's Favorite Reads of 2016

For anyone who has listened to her podcast "2 Dope Queens," you know Phoebe Robinson's voice to be funny, familiar, and opinionated. In You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain, she has written a collection of essays that confronts race, gender, and getting along...

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Weekend Reading

'Tis the Season for reading. Here's what some of us are looking forward to this weekend.

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Celebrity Picks: Ann Coulter's Favorite Reads of 2016

She was right, folks. Ann Coulter was one of the first and most unapologetic high-profile Trump supporters, and she even took to a book to declare In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome! Here's what she read and loved this year.

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