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How Two Novelists and a Poet Made Me Change My

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Last fall I drove to Rochester to visit my parents, listening to the audiobook of Rumaan Alam’s novel Leave the World Behind in the car. I started off laughing at Alam’s exquisite portrait …
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Summary and Review: Under the Whispering Door by T

The two-paragraph version: Wallace is an unpleasant and selfish man who dies. He is brought to a tea house where the ferryman, Hugo, is there to help Wallace process his life and enter the doorway to the afterlife when he’s ready. At the tea house, Wallace befriends the others there …
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Best Mystery & Thriller Books for 2022 (New & Anticipated)

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Nov 2nd, 2021 (Last Updated Nov 2nd, 2021) A bunch of great and new mystery and thriller titles are slated for 2022 release. If you follow this blog, you’ll know that I love a good mystery-thriller. I’m really excited for what’s in store. This is …
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January 2022 Most Anticipated New Book Releases

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Nov 2nd, 2021 (Last Updated Nov 2nd, 2021) Notable upcoming books to be published in January 2022, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated books releases for the month: The MaidNita ProseWhat It’s About: Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She …
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Apples Never Fall TV Series: What We Know (Release Date,

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty has a limited series in development. For all the details about this potential jump to the small screen, here’s what we know about the Apples Never Fall TV series: What’s it about? What’s the plot? Apples Never Fall follows the four Delaney siblings after …
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Local Woman Missing TV Series: What We Know (Release Date,

Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica has a TV series adaptation in the works. For all the details about a possible film adaptation of this book, here’s what we know about the Local Woman Missing TV series: What’s it about? What’s the plot? Local Woman Missing is a mystery novel …
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Interview with Willow Winters, Author of Sexy as Sin

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Sexy as Sin? There were two scenes that begged me to write them. They’re “make-up spicy edition” scenes… but more than that they’re heavily emotional without any words being spoken. There’s a depth to this story about a man …
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Interview with Dale Mayer, Author of Simon Says… Hide

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Simon Says… Hide? I was looking for something darker to balance out the lighter cozies and romances that I write. Simon Says was the result. It was actually dreamt up during a conference over 3 years ago! What’s your …
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Interview with Colleen McMillan, Author of The Falls

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write The Falls? I’ve been working on this story for over a decade, starting with short stories set in Sterling Falls. I’ve always wanted to delve into the small Midwest town dynamic, since my mom grew up in a very …
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It’s Okay If You Don’t Want To Read The Classics

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I have a troubled relationship with the classics, and from what I see around me, it’s a category of books that readers tend to either love or hate. I can’t say that I …
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New Releases Tuesday: The Best Books Out This Week

Beasts of a Little Land by Juhea Kim An epic story of love, war, and redemption set against the backdrop of the Korean independence movement, following the intertwined fates of a young girl sold to a courtesan school and the penniless son of a hunter. In 1917, deep in the …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 7, 2021

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Avon Books Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Avon Books. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie Get This Deal $2.99 Sistersong by Lucy Holland Get This Deal …
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The Final Girl Support Group HBO Max TV Series: What

The Final Girl Support Group has a HBO TV series adaptation in the works. So, if you’re interested in the details of a potential movie or series based on this book, here’s what we know about The Final Girl Support Group series: What’s it about? What’s the plot? From deadline: …
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School District Pulls 400+ Books From Shelves After Governor Pressure

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas, has pulled 414 books from their shelves for review following a letter from a Republican lawmaker labelling them inappropriate. They are also adding …
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The Maid Movie: What We Know (Release Date, Cast, Movie

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Nov 5th, 2021 (Last Updated Nov 5th, 2021) The Maid by Nita Prose has a movie adaptation in the works at Universal. For all the details about this upcoming big screen film adaptation, here’s what we know about The Maid movie: What’s it about? What’s …
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Interview with Carmen Rosales, Author of The Elysium Trilogy

22 Dec 2021 What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write The Elysium Trilogy? Japanese Culture If you had to pick theme songs for the main characters of The Elysium Trilogy, what would they be? There is actually a playlist here. What’s your favorite genre to read? …
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Romance Reads You’ll Love

09 Dec 2021 Romance Reads You’ll Love | December 2021 In the mood for a new romance read this week? Check out our favorite new romance paranormal and romantic suspense books from bestselling authors Virginia’dele Smith, Aurora Rose Reynolds, Melanie Harlow, MINK, Sophie Lark, and Carolyn Brown. Enjoy your new …
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New Literary Fiction Book Recommendations

09 Dec 2021 Looking to add to your literary fiction list this November? Check out these new novels by indie bestselling authors Travis Casey, T. Satterfield, Amanda Gorman, Lisa Harding, Wayne Stinnett, and Jerry McGill. Enjoy your new literary fiction book recommendations! The Mayor’s Race (Carolina Callings Book 2) by …
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