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

Epic Reads: 5 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Series to Devour This Summer

If you think reading four thrilling SF or fantasy books is better than reading just one, then these series are for you.

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The Truth about the Poisoning of Flint, Michigan

Author Anna Clark talks with us about the perfect storm that created the Flint water crisis - and how our communities likely face the same infrastructure problems that are buried beneath Flint.

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The RITA Award Winners for the Best in Romance

The Romance Writers of America celebrate the best in romance writing with their RITA Awards, presented in Denver last week during their annual convention.

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Debbie Macomber on 35 Years of Storytelling—and Still Going Strong

Debbie Macomber talks about how she launched her career against all odds and what she's learned along the way.

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Gail Carriger's Favorite Historically Set Fantasy Novels

Gail Carriger, the master of the comic paranormal Victorian steampunk novel, explains why these four historical fantasy novels are among her top reads.

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The 2018 Thriller Award Winners

On July 14, the International Thriller Writers announced the awards for best hardcover novel, best original paperback novel, best e-original novel, best first novel, and best young adult novel in a ceremony headlined by George R. R. Martin.

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Weekend Reading

A perfect poolside read, two highly anticipated novels, and an investigation into the history of our humanity will keep us happily reading through the summery weekend.

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: "There There"

Author Tommy Orange speaks with us about identity, Gertrude Stein, and the challenges of growing up as a Native American in urban Oakland, California.

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Chanel Cleeton's Top 5 Historical Fiction Reads

Inspired by the evocative storytelling of Next Year in Havana—now a Reese Witherspoon book club pick for July—we asked Chanel Cleeton to tell us about her own favorite historical novels.

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of July: 5 Top Picks

While July bulges with new books from established series, these five books are perfect for sci-fi or fantasy readers looking for a great series-starter or standalone.

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Summer Reading Flashback: The 6 Most-Read Books That Readers Enjoyed Last Summer

How different are the three Most Read fiction and the three Most Read nonfiction books of summer 2017 from what people are reading this summer?

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Susan Wiggs's Favorite Recent Reads

Susan Wiggs, the master of the heartfelt novel, shares four books that she's been reading and recommending lately. And one involves bees.

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: "Girls Burn Brighter"

How and why Shobha Rao's novel Girls Burn Brighter broke—and then mended—our hearts on its way to becoming our pick for the best books of 2018 so far.

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Rebecca Zanetti's Favorite Recent Reads

Dark Protectors author Rebecca Zanetti shares which new books have helped her happily escape reality.

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: "The Feather Thief"

Clever and informative, Kirk Wallace Johnson's tale of the strangest museum heist you've never heard of is number three on our list of the best books of 2018 so far. Here's our interview with Johnson, originally published on May 9, 2018.

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