Penny Reid: Romantic Comedy Trailblazer

Independent author Penny Reid talks with us about smart romances, writing outside the box, being ahead of trends in romance, and what she's been reading and loving lately.

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"It was just a thing that I was supposed to do": Jim Herrington on "The Climbers"

Why did a successful rock and roll photographer go in search of some of the 20th centuries most celebrated mountaineers? Because they're (still) there.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, a riveting novel about trees (no, really!), another chronicle of cool 70s peeps, Tom Rachman takes on daddy issues, and a book that aims to help you get that smartphone monkey off your back...

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Behind a Great Cover: Talking to Designer Michaela Sullivan about “Call Me Zebra”

For readers gripped by cover love, the question is: Why? What is it about that particular combination of color, image, and texture that makes us think that this – this one book among thousands -- is the book we want to read?

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of February

Here are some of our favorite mysteries and thrillers of February, including a follow up to one of our favorite books of 2017.

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Caitlin Macy Talks About Writing Her New Novel, "Mrs."

"At certain point, I put this novel down, and I just felt that I couldn’t finish it. I was scrapping it, basically. Then all of a sudden, I don’t know if it was just getting older, I’m not sure what it was, but all of a sudden, I said 'No, this is who I am and I’m just going to keep showing up. I’m a writer and I’m going to keep going.' "


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: "Now What Do We Do to Fix This Thing?"

The basketball great, thoughtful commentator, and author of Becoming Kareem and Writings on the Wall shares his list of books for understanding our country's tumultuous history with race.

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YA Wednesday: 2018 Printz Award Winners

See which five books won this year's Michael L. Printz award for the best in young adult literature.

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The World Is Not a Flaming Dumpster - Talking to Steven Pinker

 There's good news in Bill Gates' new favorite book. 

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Talking with Deborah Heiligman, author of the ALA-Prize Winner, "Vincent and Theo"

‘When I was first reading Vincent’s letters to Theo I just kept thinking, “Why did Theo put up with him?” And I asked one of my sons and he said, “Why? Because they were brothers.” ’

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Amazon's Best Books of February

A contemporary fantasy, the story of a Muslim immigrant with designs to reclaim his home country’s coffee legacy, and a powerful and poetic debut that deftly mines the complicated world of mental illness...

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10 Highly Anticipated New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

Talented newcomers plus veteran authors like John Scalzi and Catherynne M. Valente are set to upend our evening and weekends with these brand-new books hitting shelves in the next few months.

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2018 Children's Book Award Winners

Today we finally learned which books from 2017 received the most coveted and recognizable awards in children's books.   

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Fashion Forward

New York Fashion Week has already got tongues wagging about the latest styles, so why not glam it up at home these gorgeous fashion tomes.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, a food memoir to feast your eyes on, a cheeky retelling of Pride and Prejudice, retirement schmetirement! quoth an amateur sleuth, and a homage to "The Only Band That Mattered."

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