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

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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A Decade of Award-Winning Black Writers

A list of black writers who have won major awards in North America and the UK. 

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Celebrity Picks: Michael Lewis's Favorite Reads of 2018

What did best-selling author Michael Lewis read and love in 2018?

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The Poet Mary Oliver has Passed Away at 83

“When it's over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement."

-- Mary Oliver, New and Selected Poems, Volume One

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Celebrity Picks: Quad Webb's Favorite Reads of 2018

Quad Webb recommends a list of books to lead you down the path to success.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of 2018

If you're looking for something to ward off the chilly weather (or to add another layer of chill), here are some of our favorite mysteries and thrillers from the past year. 

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Celebrity Picks: Lee Child's Favorite Reads of 2018

Spoiler alert: Lee Child recommends a couple thrillers in his list of favorite 2018 reads. 

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Celebrity Picks: Gina Homolka's Favorite Reads of 2018

The Skinnytaste author has inspired millions with her healthy cookbooks. What books have inspired her? 

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