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Fall 2018 Book Preview

Book lovers rejoice! It’s fall, aka reading season, and that means it’s time to load up your TBR pile. And whether you’re looking for suspense, romance, science (or science fiction) or memoir, our fall 2018 book preview is full of new releases you’re sure to love. Put on a cozy sweater, pour yourself a hot beverage, and start picking out your next favorite fall book. SEPTEMBER The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth’s Ultimate Trophy (available now) Author: Paige Williams For some super-wealthy collectors, the ultimate prize isn’t diamonds or fancy cars, but dinosaur fossils. And what [...]

October 14th, 2018|

Chilling Thrillers for the Last Days of Summer

Friends, we are on the home stretch of summer! If your favorite season is fall, like me, this is welcome news indeed. But just in case you’re looking for some suspenseful page-turners to fill up the last few precious days of warm weather, here are some of the hottest summer thrillers of 2018. (Don’t worry, they’re just as good if you’re hunkered down by an air-conditioning unit, guzzling cold brew and cursing the summer heat -- which is where you’ll find me.) Jar of Hearts Author: Jennifer Hillier   At age 16, Angela Wong -- one of the most popular [...]

September 5th, 2018|

Modern Sherlock Holmes Retellings

Ever wanted to try your hand at writing some Sherlock Holmes fanfic? Well, we have some good news for you. In 2014, Sherlock Holmes officially entered the public domain, meaning that anyone who feels like taking the fictional sleuth for a spin is legally free to do so. If you’d rather play armchair detective and solve someone else’s literary puzzles, these Sherlock Holmes retellings are some of our favorite modern-day takes on the brilliant, eccentric sleuth. The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel Author: Anthony Horowitz Arthur Conan Doyle is a tough act to follow, but his estate selected [...]

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