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  • 7 Buzzy Books Hitting Shelves Today
    Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got you covered. These are the top new books Goodreads members have added to their Want to Read shelves. Sunburn by Laura Lippman You should read…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 9:53pm -
  • 8 Fascinating Books About Americans Who Really, Really Wanted To Be President
    Today is Presidents Day in the United States—and you know us. We love any excuse (even Groundhog Day) to dig up interesting book recommendations.Some backstory for anyone who skipped U.S. history class: Presidents Day is celebrated on the thir…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 3:51pm -
  • The Creative Journey: S. Jae-Jones on Finding Your Artistic Voice
    S. Jae-Jones is the author of Wintersong, a darkly compelling young adult fantasy about magic, music, and destiny. This 2017 Goodreads Choice Award nominee and its spellbinding sequel, Shadowsong, follows the young composer Leisl, as she struggles t…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 11:02pm -
  • Tomi Adeyemi's Diverse Must-Reads to Rock Your World
    <spoiler> Black History Month coverage is sponsored by One World Books. </spoiler>Tomi Adeyemi's upcoming debut Children of Blood and Bone is one of 2018's most anticipated young adult novels. This West African-inspired fantas…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 10:53pm -
  • The Ultimate Romance Pen Name Generator
    <spoiler> Romance Week is sponsored by The Audible Romance Package. First month free for new subscribers. </spoiler>Sure, a rose by any other name might smell as sweet, but would it endear you to a romance author? We lo…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 11:56pm -
  • 16 Author Birthdays to Celebrate in February
    We have many literary luminaries to celebrate in February. Earlier this month marked the 116th birthday of American poet and activist, Langston Hughes, as well as the 136th birthday of Irish novelist and short story writer, James Joyce. If Laura…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 10:17pm -
  • Pack Your Bags: The Books Tamora Pierce Is Bringing on Tour
    Before Katniss and Hermione, there was the Alanna the Lioness. Published in 1983, Tamora Pierce's Alanna: The First Adventure introduced young readers to an unforgettable warrior experienced in magic, swordfighting, and occasional kingdom-saving. Mo…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 6:25pm -
  • 7 Buzzy Books Hitting Shelves Today
    Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got you covered. These are the top new books Goodreads members have added to their Want to Read shelves. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah You sho…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 2:10pm -

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  • Reader Review: "The Great Alone"
    by Susie J (Indiana): I so looked forward to this new book by Kristin Hannah because her previous title was so rewarding and satisfying. Unfortunately, this one is far from that - at least for me. The repetition in this book is unbelievable - how co…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Feb 18, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Only Child"
    by Carole: Only Child is amazing! Once I started reading it I was unable to put it down. The writing flows and the characters are well-developed .It is intense, heartbreaking and uplifting. While it starts with a school shooting, that is not what it…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Women in the Castle"
    by Nancy: 'Commander of wives and children" is the title given to Marianne when she makes a promise to her husband and other German conspirators that plan to assassinate Hitler. When their plot fails, the men are executed. Committed to her promise,…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Feb 18, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Walking Dead"
    by Dick Minim (Essex): Gerald Seymour sure knows how to cook up a tale but this gooey confection may be over-egged for even the hungriest of his fans, your reviewer included. A suicide bomber arrives in England from Saudi Arabia and the central plot…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Ginny Moon"
    by Ellen F: I wasn't prepared to like this book or the main character. I thought it was going to be a very different type of book. The author brings the reader into Ginny's world as the story develops. I could empathize with all of the characters…
    - 37 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Immortalists"
    by Becky H (Chicago): THE IMMORTALISTS follows four children throughout their lives. The children visit a woman who tells them their death date. That knowledge compels each of the young people to follow a different pathway through life. A gay boy wh…
    - 40 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Ginny Moon"
    by M. Kassapa (Minneapolis): Ginny Moon, fourteen years old with autism, is trying to make sense of her world and with her as the narrator we are on a wild adventure following in her footsteps, watching how her mind works in navigating the zigzag pat…
    - 42 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Sellout"
    by Cloggie Downunder (Thirroul): The Sellout is the fourth novel by award-winning American author, Paul Beatty. It won the Man Booker Prize in 2016. Our narrator is the son of a psychologist by the name of Mee (who has dropped the second "e"). Until…
    - 49 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 11:00am -