Books That Go Beyond the Veil!

Is there a morbid trend in publishing with books contemplating death? We take a look at five relatively recent examples with points of view ranging from corporeal to cultural—and even one about housecleaning.

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Rachel Howard on "The Risk of Us"

In this powerful, punch-in-the-heart novel about motherhood, Rachel Howard illuminates "a place where pain and beauty stand side by side."

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of April

When it comes to domestic thrillers, April really may be the cruelest month.

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Women Call the Shots in Jenna Glass’s Epic Fantasy “The Women’s War”

Veteran author Jenna Glass takes to epic fantasy with a reimagining of a world in which one spell upends the power hierarchy of gendered magic in ways no one fully expects.

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Best Books of April: Literature & Fiction

Plimpton Prize-winning author Isabella Hammad has penned an impressive debut; Tracy Garvis Graves gives us an unusual rom-com read; Lydia Fitzpatrick has written a brutal but beautifully told story of love, loyalty, and home, and more...

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Weekend Reading

These four new books—and an SF classic—perch at the top of our editors’ TBR piles this spring weekend.

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Welcome to "Hotbox"

Matt Lee and Ted Lee, authors of one of our editors picks for April, gave us an exclusive tour through their book along with some behind-the-scenes photographs.

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Austin Kleon's "Keep Going" - Staying Creative in the Modern World

Austin Kleon might be one of the most optimistic and motivating people on earth.

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The Best Nonfiction of April

In this month's picks for the best true tales: We catch up with the "comma queen" and her adventures in everything Greek; a gripping, decades-old cold case investigation; a thrilling look back at the Apollo Moon landings; a deep dive into our inherent biases; and a last collection from a beloved scientist and storyteller.

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International Thriller Awards Finalists Announced

The International Thriller Writers have chosen their favorites. Here are the finalists. 

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The Amazon Book Review Podcast: An Interview with George R.R. Martin

The creator of A Song of Ice and Fire talked to us about his new graphic novel ( Starport), his rapidly expanding share-universe series ( Wild Cards), his decades-long writing career, and more. 

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2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Here are the books that now carry the distinction of being a Pulitzer Prize winner in fiction, biography, poetry, and more.

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E L James Battles Expectations and Exploitation with “The Mister”

Fifty Shades author E L James talks with us about her hopes about launching a brand-new romantic couple into the world with her just-released novel, The Mister.

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Angie Kim on "Miracle Creek"

This unusual whodunit is "a deep dive into the lives of immigrant families and of parents of children with special needs and illnesses, both groups isolated and exhausted by the sacrifices they’ve had to make, desperate for connection."

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Sonia Purnell on "A Woman of No Importance"

Learn more about the extraordinary woman who "showed an astonished male establishment—on both sides of the Atlantic—just what women could do in warfare."

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