Train

From IndieReader: If You Liked “The Girl on the Train”, You’ll LOVE…

If you like the heart-pounding suspense of Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (which just passed the 1 million-copies-sold mark), we suspect you will enjoy these exciting indie picks:

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HoldMeCloser225

YA Wednesday: The Musical Stylings of David Levithan

Authors and song writers are really two of a kind, and music often finds it's way into novels as a means of giving readers insight into characters or as a prelude to the start of a new chapter. With "Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story," David Levithan is both author and song writer of this novel-as-musical...

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Reunion

"Saving Clara" - by Judith Claire Mitchell

"In the absence of biography, I began the work of the novelist, creating a fictional character based on what little I knew of her. But then a funny thing happened. Whenever I stopped writing to do a little research, I’d discover another, then another new article about her." - Judith Claire Mitchell

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FutureCrimes

Les Fleurs du Malware: Five Pitfalls of the Information Age

It won't surprise many people to read that computers, networks, and personal information are under constant attack. Most of us install a commonly available anti-virus program, mind our clicks (mostly), and hope for the best.

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Green

A St. Patrick's Day Reading List

With St. Patrick's Day once again upon us, you might be joining throngs of merry goers at the bar to drink whiskey and green beer and to listen to fiddle-and-brogue-based music. Then again, you might rather chew your own arm off than do that. I am not here to judge, and I offer a third option...

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The Polls Are Open--Children's Choice Book Awards

Let the voting begin! The quest for the winners of the 2015 Children's Choice Book Award begins today as kids across the country cast their ballot for one of the five finalists in each category...

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PlentyMore

Foodie Favorites: IACP Award Finalists

It used to be that a copy of the Betty Crocker Cookbook was all you'd really need in the kitchen, but why limit oneself to a single volume when there are cookbooks on everything from haute cuisine to booze popsicles? The International Association of Culinary Professionals are here to help winnow it down with their finalists for the 2015 ICAP awards...

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The Wild Oates Project

Living From Her Body Instead of Her Mind: Robin Rinaldi on Sowing Her Wild Oats

If you’re looking for a straightforward, uplifting memoir about a confused woman having a midlife crisis, the kind of book that you read from beginning to end, piling up in your mind questions answered and lessons learned...

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Unabrow

Weekend Reading

This edition of Weekend Reading includes books about delightfully awkward teenagers, murderous militia leaders, Jack and the Beanstalk, and...water (we like to mix it up a bit).

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Chast

Announcing the NBCC Award Winners

Marilynne Robinson's Lila has won the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. It is the third book in a trilogy that started with her novel Gilead, which won the NBCC Award for fiction in 2005.

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