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7 Excellent Spy Books

  A great spy book  can be hard to find, but we’ve made it easier for you! Here are 7 spy books, both fiction and non-fiction, that are filled with intrigue, drama, romance and secrets.    The Madmen of Benghazi: A Malko Linge Novel by Gérard de Villiers Chapters-Indigo  |  Amazon A gripping, racy, ripped-from-the-headlines [...]

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The Remains of the Day Readalong

The great thing about books is that never go out of style. We’ve all missed out on a book that has “classic” written all over it. We feel like it’s our duty to keep you in the loop about great books and books that everyone needs to read! When we recently saw everyone jumping on [...]

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THE VOTES ARE IN: Listen to the Squawking Chicken by Elaine Lui

  We have some exciting news to share! Elaine Lui’s paperback edition of Listen to the Squawking Chicken is going to be headed to a bookstore near you on October 28, 2014. The national bestselling book will have new additions, including a FAQ section and more! We asked you for your help in choosing the [...]

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  Some books  are incredibly timely and The Madmen of Benghazi is one of those books. A gripping, racy, ripped-from-the-headlines espionage thriller set in volatile post-Qaddafi Libya. Malko Linge, an Austrian aristocrat, spends his time freelancing for the CIA in order to maintain his ancestral home and support his playboy lifestyle. When terrorists try to [...]

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7 Book and Ice Cream Pairings

  There’s nothing better than sitting on your front or back porch in the summer with a good book. Now picture that scenario with a big bowl of ice cream. Bliss, right? Now before you close down your computer and make this scenario a reality, we’ve got some great book and ice cream pairings that [...]

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Plague by CC Humphreys

  Author C.C Humphreys has written eight historical novels. The first, The French Executioner told the tale of the man who killed Anne Boleyn, was runner up for the CWA Steel Dagger for Thrillers 2002, and has been optioned for the screen. Its sequel was Blood Ties. Having played Jack Absolute, he stole the character [...]

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Ben H. Winters’ Summer Reading Picks and a Contest

  We’ve been asking some of our favourite authors to tell us what their favourite summertime reads are, you can see L. Marie Adeline’s here and Terry Fallis’ here, and our newest edition is Ben H. Winters, author of the amazingly, awesome Last Policeman Trilogy! Read on for Ben’s summer picks and your chance to [...]

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Books We Can’t Wait For You To Read in August

  At this point we’re well into the heat of the summer and chances are you’ve already got yourself a tan… or a sunburn. Grab the SPF and one of these great books to bring to the beach in August! Mãn by Kim Thuy- On Sale August 26, 2014 Following on the Giller Prize-nominated and [...]

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A Jodi Picoult Contest!

  We are so excited to be publishing Jodi Picoult’s new novel, Leaving Time, this fall.  It’s the incredible story of Jenna Metcalfe, for more than a decade she has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to believe that she would be abandoned [...]

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Fall 2014 Preview… Now with Covers!

  Back in April we went to our Fall conference, which is where Editors present all the new titles that will be hitting the shelves between August – January. There were so many fantastic book presentations, but some of them had us jumping with joy. Of course, we felt it necessary to share our feeling [...]

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