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  • 32 Fantastical Books for the Savvy Pop Culture Fan
    You know winter is coming. You don't blink around statues. You're a true believer. When it comes to escapism, you're an expert. To help you discover your next out-of-this-world read, we rounded up books based off the biggest movie and television…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 18, 8:07pm -
  • Exclusive: Megan Whalen Turner Reveals the Cover for 'Return of the Thief'
    After 20 enchanting years, author Megan Whalen Turner is set to conclude her beloved Queen's Thief young adult fantasy series. In addition to unveiling the cover of the series' final installment, Return of the Thief, Turner shares a behind-the-scene…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jul 18, 10:25pm -
  • 7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today
    Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. To create our list, we focused on the top books Goodreads members can't wait to read, which we measure by how many times a bo…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 18, 5:26pm -
  • Killing the 'Dead Girl' Theme in Crime Fiction
    We asked Alice Bolin, author of Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession, and journalist-turned-crime novelist Laura Lippman to discuss a recurring theme in crime fiction: "a beautiful girl dies, and a man feels bad about it…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 18, 3:57pm -
  • Careful or You’ll End Up in My Novel: The Romance Novelist at Work
    Susan Mallery is listening. The bestselling author of Chasing Perfect and You Say It First finds inspiration for her humorous, heartwarming books everywhere—from fictional families to real-life "meet cutes." Here Mallery shares why she loves meeti…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 18, 2:57pm -
  • 52 Books That Hooked Readers on YA
    The breadth of the young adult genre has only grown wider since the days of The Outsiders and Sweet Valley High. Now there are plenty more YA heroes to choose from: heroes who fight in dystopian arenas, navigate treacherous faerie courts, explore a…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 9:01pm -
  • 7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today
    Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. To create our list, we focused on the top books Goodreads members can't wait to read, which we measure by how many times a bo…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jul 18, 2:43pm -
  • Readers Choose Today's Great American Novelist
    The Great American Novel is something of a moving target. The term, used to describe a work of fiction that accurately shows the culture of the country at a specific time, was first coined in 1868 by writer John William De Forest, who thought su…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jul 18, 4:26pm -

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Browse Books: Recent Reviews

  • Reader Review: "America for Beginners"
    by Betty Taylor (Macon GA): If you enjoyed Fatima Farheen Mirza's A PLACE FOR US, I highly recommend AMERICA FOR BEGINNERS. Three misfits set out on a journey across America, a journey of evolution, and are changed forever. Pival Sengupta, a…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "A Place for Us"
    by Erica (Chicago): If you, your parents, your grandparents or people you know are immigrants to this country, this book will touch you on so many levels. The first generation to the country, holding on to the beliefs that make them the people they…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine"
    by Bookwormatheart (West midlands): While I have to Admit I chose this book out of sheer luck, I am so glad that I did, i can honestly say that it was humorous, desperately sad at times and wonderfully thought provoking. I am ashamed to say that like…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Salt Houses"
    by Iris F: This was a meaningful and well written book. My heart went out to this family and I was moved by the women who took their food and customs with them wherever they went to make every new residence a home. As a Jew it was difficult to s…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Twelve-Mile Straight"
    by RebeccaR (Western USA): There are a lot of emotionally flawed human beings in this tale of Great-Depression-Era Georgia, and author Emily Henderson uses them to keep the reader on edge; one is never sure where the actions are leading, and this sta…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Great Alone"
    by B. Stalzer: Reading this novel I felt I was watching a story unfold page by page, character by character. It showed the beauty and allure of Alaska along with the reality of life in Alaska which was as difficult as it was wonderful. The people…
    - 27 days ago, 22 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Warlight"
    by Davida Chazan: "It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. 14-year-old Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel, are apparently abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an enigmatic figure named The Moth. They suspect…
    - 27 days ago, 22 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Twelve-Mile Straight"
    by Anl (Park city ut): When I read the premise on the first few pages, I was underwowed. As I read on, I changed my mind as the author wove this through the plot in a believable and clever way. The characters were limited and well defined, so as to m…
    - 31 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 10:00am -