Adrian Liang
Adrian Liang
Adrian is an East Coast transplant to the gorgeous Northwest. One of the fortunate few who has parlayed her English degree into a paying gig, Adrian has been working in the book world for more than twenty years, which makes her feel both a tiny bit old and very, very lucky.

Recent posts by Adrian

Weekend reading

We're escaping to other worlds this weekend through stories about a journey in and out of hell's library, a soul-searching exploration of identity in India, the theater scene in 1940s New York, and more.

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7 armchair travel books to make you glad to be at home

For those mourning canceled vacations, these true-life adventures with venomous snakes, capsizing boats, frostbite, and dangerous locals might convince you that home is actually not so bad a place to be.

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TJ Klune on his remarkable “The House in the Cerulean Sea”

Mix together six magical children (including the son of Lucifer), an island-bound orphanage, and the straightlaced caseworker who comes to investigate them. Lots could go wrong, but TJ Klune also shows us what could go right.

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5 bold new sci-fi series launching in 2020

Hungry trees, interplanetary assassins, and galactic heirs fighting for survival fill the pages of this year's exciting new science fiction sagas.

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Stuck at home with no books to read? Here are 6 solutions.

Five different ways to get books instantly from Amazon or Audible, plus a bonus solution that might surprise you.

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Practicing “social distancing” but have a book club meeting coming up? Here are some options.

Five ways to rethink the in-person book club meeting without sacrificing the joy of reading.

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7 books by women who changed history and reading—now in Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited members can celebrate Women's History Month - and read some darn good books - with stories by Alice Walker, Jane Austen, Sojourner Truth, J.K. Rowling, and other game-changing authors.

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2019 Nebula Award finalists

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have named the nominees for the Nebula Awards and we heartily approve of this awesome list. I don't envy them in having to decide on only one winner!

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The 10 most anticipated novels out this spring

Warm up with spring's most essential reads, according to Amazon Charts pre-order data.

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Sarah J. Maas launches a brave new series with adults now in mind

"I was so drawn to her story, I knew I had to write it." Sarah J. Maas explains the genesis of House of Earth and Blood, her brand-new novel aimed at adults readers.

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Weekend reading

The Amazon Books editors are loading these new reads into our book bags or onto our Kindles for the glorious leap-year weekend.

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8 new can’t-miss fantasy series launching in 2020

From The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin to Naomi Novik's A Deadly Education, 2020 brings new epic stories to fantasy readers.

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Erik Larson’s favorite recent reads

Discover what one of today's most famous historians reads when he's not researching and writing.

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"I think every single person...has these reservoirs of untapped potential inside of them to achieve extraordinary things."

World record-setter Colin O'Brady talks about his solo, seven-week trek across Antarctica's landmass, the mental strain of isolation, and his bonkers training regimen, as well as his book The Impossible First.

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Books for those concerned about Coronovirus

Humanity has been warring against viruses and other killers for millions of years. These books investigate some of the most recent battles.

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