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

International spy thrillers, quirky buddy adventures, dark psychological thrillers, and suspenseful murder mysteries--basically, the whole gamut and then some.

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The Best Business Books of the Year So Far

Six months, twenty books, endless wisdom.

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Books We Are Talking About

Yes, that's an Instant Pot Cookbook.

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Around the World in 80 Ways - Travel Stories from the Associated Press

Since 1846, the Associated Press has been bringing us news from around the world. They also do some excellent travel writing.

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A Conversation with Riley Sager, author of "Final Girls" and "The Last Time I Lied"

In a few short years, Sager has built quite a writing career. Now the movie people are interested. 

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of the Year So Far

You will find a lot of variety in this list--the expected and the unexpected.

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The Best History Books of the Year So Far

The first half of the year produced more great history books than we normally see by his time. Here's a selection, but be sure to check out the full list.

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Was Napoleon Poisoned?

The story of poison is the story of power. But who knew it was this interesting?

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Weekend Reading

Here's what we are reading this weekend. 

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Books We Are Talking About

This week we launched our list of the Best Books of the Year So Far, which drew a lot of our attention. For some reason, we've also been talking a lot about cookbooks and food. 

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Books We Are Talking About

We have many books in the office. These are a few of the ones have been talking about this week. 

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Swell: A Conversation with Liz Clark

What's it like to sail and surf around the world? Sometimes it's great. Sometimes it's really, really difficult.

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Art Imitating Life - How Maria Hummel Chose Her Novel's Setting

Sometimes the setting chooses the author.

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The 2018 Audie Awards for Best Audio Books

Here are the awards for the best audio books of the year. 

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The Stories that Shape Our Stories - An Essay by Claire Messud

A very personal essay about the very personal nature of writing.

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