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

Stan Lee (1922-2018)

Comics visionary Stan Lee dies at age 95, a legend for co-creating some of Marvel's most enduring superheroes.

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Michelle Obama's New Memoir Is Oprah's Latest Book Club Pick

Oprah enthusiastically selects former First Lady Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming as her latest Oprah's Book Club pick. Becoming goes on sale Tuesday, November 13.

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Hear All About It: Introducing the Amazon Book Review Podcast

The only thing we like better than writing about books is talking about books. So we launched a podcast.

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World Fantasy Award Winners Are Announced

This weekend, the World Fantasy Award winners were announced...and two novels tied for first place. Read on to see the nominated works and the winners.

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Catch Up on Five Popular Prime Reading Page-Turners

Whether you've already read these books or always planned to, now's the time to take advantage of Prime Reading and cozy up with these great reads.

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Martha Wells and Her Award-Winning Murderbot Diaries Series

All Systems Red, the first novella in Martha Wells's Murderbot Diaries series, swept the Nebula, Locus, and Hugo Awards. Upon the release of the fourth and final novella, Exit Strategy, we spoke with Wells about her complex cyborg protagonist, what she's been reading and loving (lots!), and what, if anything, is next for Murderbot.

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How "The Dream Daughter" Propelled Diane Chamberlain into a Leap into the Unknown

Diane Chamberlain took a leap of faith that her readers would follow her when she incorporated a surprising element of time travel in "The Dream Daughter." With a current customer rating of 4.6 stars for her new novel, Chamberlain's gamble has paid off. Discover what inspired her bold decision.

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Best Romances of October: 7 Top Picks

Seven excellent romances rose to the top of a very talented pile this month, with suspicious fires, dukes and magical shortbread, fights over first-class seats, and a shadowy cult making our heroes' and heroines' love lives delightfully difficult.

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of October: 6 Top Picks

October is a great month for new reads overall, and it's a really great month for new science fiction and fantasy.

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Weekend Reading

Just because you're leaf-peeping or pumpkin carving this weekend doesn't mean there isn't time to read a fun book. Here are five books we're looking forward to peeping at this weekend.

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Charlaine Harris Talks about Her Brand-New Heroine and "An Easy Death"

Charlaine Harris--author of the books that HBO's hugely popular True Blood was based on--launched a new series this month featuring a gun for hire in the former United States, a pair of Russians wizards, and a secret that lives within a very powerful bloodline. Read on for our interview with Harris about An Easy Death.

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Why Algorithms Won't Take over the World (At Least, Not Yet)

In her engaging new book, Hannah Fry demystifies algorithms and machine learning and explores the benefits and drawbacks to their ever-growing power over our daily lives.

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2018 Harvey Awards for Best in Comics and Graphic Novels

Over the weekend at New York Comic Con, the Harvey Awards announced the winners for best book, best children's or young adult book, best manga, and more, at a ceremony celebrating their 30th anniversary in recognizing great talent in comics.

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V. E. Schwab Shifts the Balance of Power in "Vengeful"

V. E. Schwab talks with us about Vengeful, her new sequel to her supervillain novel Vicious. While Eli Evers and Victor Vale are still battling to defeat each other, three women with extraordinary abilities have decided to shake up the power structure of, well, everything.

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J. R. Ward Lights Up a New Romantic Suspense Series with "Consumed"

Black Dagger Brotherhood author J. R. Ward talks about firefighters, her brand-new novel Consumed, and her passion for writing strong female characters.

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