Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris

The best mysteries & thrillers of July

July is high season for great mysteries & thrillers. See our favorites here.

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A conversation with Karl Marlantes, author of "Deep River"

Talking to the celebrated author of Matterhorn about his new novel Deep River.

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International Thriller Awards winners announced

The winners were announced in New York over the weekend.

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Summer reads to satisfy 8 reading types

Reader, get thee to the beach. Or at least to a comfortable chair.

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The best mysteries and thrillers of 2019 so far

Here is a list for all those lovers of mysteries & thrillers. 

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Weekend reading

It's a great weekend for kicking up your feet and reading. Here are the books we are looking forward to.

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Best history books of 2019 so far

It's only halfway through the year, but we already can recommend a year's worth of history books.

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Books we are talking about

Yes, we recently announced our Best Books of the Year So Far--but those aren't the only books we are talking about.

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The best history books of June

It's all here: true crime, compelling biography, and sweeping history.

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The Long Flight Home

How does an author decide what to write about? In the case of Alan Hlad, it all starts with a fascinating piece of inspiration.

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A conversation with Mary Beth Keane, best-selling author of "Ask Again, Yes"

One of the breakout novels of the early summer is Mary Beth Keane's Ask Again, Yes.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of June

Perfect for summer reading - our favorite mysteries and thrillers of June.

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Books we are talking about - Book Expo edition

Book Expo comes once a year, and afterwards there is lots to talk about. 

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Thriller author Chris Pavone and "Beginning with Truth"

Real-life events can shape an author's work at the same time they are shaping his or her life.

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"It's been mind-blowing!" - Talking to the author of "Red, White & Royal Blue"

This offbeat romantic comedy has captured a wide audience. We talked to the author about what it was like to write such a successful debut.  

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