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Spring 2019 Book Preview

The store shelves are overflowing with pastel-wrapped candy, while eyeballs, throats and noses everywhere are getting itchy and congested: it must be spring! So here’s a basketful of the freshest new books — fiction and nonfiction — to celebrate the new season. From true-crime history to near-future sci-fi to dystopian novels ripped from today’s headlines, there’s something here for every reader who’s just now emerging, bleary and yawning, from a winter hibernation. MARCH Before She Knew Him: A Novel (out now)Author: Peter Swanson There seems to be no end to the marital thriller trend, so who are we to stop? [...]

April 3rd, 2019|Tags: , |

Fall 2018’s Best New Cookbooks

There’s no shortage of reasons for why fall is objectively the best season of all, but let me add one more piece of evidence to the pile: Fall is when the summer heat finally fades and you can get back to the business of rib-sticking, comfort-food home cooking (and wear the forgiving layers that conceal the effects of all that hearty eating). With Thanksgiving just around the corner, these cookbooks can add some zip to your tried-and-true holiday menu, or get a head start on holiday shopping for your favorite cook. There’s even a cocktail cookbook for the home bartenders! [...]

November 19th, 2018|

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|