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 History Books of February

February is almost history. So it's a great time to take a look at the best history books of February.

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"It Was the Happiest Writing Experience I’ve Ever Had" - Talking to the Author of "The Silent Patient"

We wanted to learn more about the author of this hot thriller. 

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of February

Here are some new books to keep you reading late into the night. Preferably with all the lights on. 

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Chasing the Wind with a Camera

A photographer sets off to capture a legendary wind of Provence. 

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"Maid" - A Conversation with Stephanie Land

Our conversation with Stephanie Land, who offers up her story as a primary source for what it is like to work at or below the poverty line, always wanting to get ahead but barely moving the needle.

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Weekend Reading

Buckle up for winter and grab a book. Here is what we will be reading. 

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Here are the 2019 Audie Finalists

If the question you're asking yourself is what should I listen to next?, you should start here.

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How We Plotted "An Anonymous Girl" -- An Essay (and best-selling novel) by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

How do two authors, who live in two different cities, work together to write a best-selling novel? 

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Books We Are Talking About

We're all snowed in Seattle today (and thinking about the many other places that have it way worse). For us, it's a good day to read and discuss books.

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"Be Fearless" - Talking to Jean Case About Making a Big Bet and Pushing Past Fear

After leaving General Electric for a startup called AOL, Jean Case built am extremely successful career that eventually led to a life in philanthropy. We talked to Case about her new book Be Fearless, which highlights 5 principles to success.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of January

January was quite a month for Mysteries & Thrillers. Three of them even made it onto our overall Top 10 for January.

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The Best History Books of January

January was a good month for history books. Here are some of our favorites.

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Celebrity Picks: Debbie Macomber's Favorite Reads of 2018

What books did Debbie Macomber read and love in 2018?

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Considering the F-Word

It's not a word for polite society, yet it winds up on a lot of books covers. Why? 

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Women in History: Two Slightly Different Kinds of Historical Novels

Historical fiction is great reading. Here we talk about two slightly different types of historical fiction, both featuring women as the main characters.

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