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VOTE FOR THE PAPERBACK COVER: 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! Before it hits shelves, we need your help! Use [...]

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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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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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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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Reading Bingo: The Second Book in a Series

  Second books in a series are kind of like a welcome home mat. Yes, we know it’s an odd analogy, but if you think about it, it makes a lot of sense. A first book in a series is an introduction, you spend time getting to know the characters, they’re slowly making an impression [...]

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L. Marie Adeline’s Summer Reading Picks and a Contest

  When you think about summer, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? If you said “reading,” we might be soul mates. It’s the best time for reading! Long, lazy days, warm nights, sometimes it’s so hot you don’t want to move and the only activity you can manage is turning the pages [...]

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Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

7 Fantastic Novels About Memory

  Memory is such a fascinating subject: Why do we remember the things we do and forget others? How much can we really ever trust our recollection of events. So it’s a deep topic for authors to explore in their novels. We’ve compiled some of the best books about losing, recovering or discovering the power [...]

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8 Audio Books Worth Checking Out

  Commuting to work each day is always a bore, but who says it can’t be the best thirty minutes of your morning? What about doing gardening or working out? These chores will fly by when you’re listening to an audio book. And since June is Audio Book Month, we thought it would be fun [...]

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Reader’s Guide: Muse by Mary Novik

  A book club discussion guide for Muse by Mary Novik. Readers Guide: Muse by Mary Novik   Muse by Mary Novik Published: May 27, 2014 by Anchor Canada ISBN: 9780385668231 Price: $19.95 Chapters-Indigo Amazon

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