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Interview with Bruce Calhoun, Author of Ardennia: The Unlikely Story

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Ardennia? Watching the Princess Bride, a movie based on William Golden’s book of the same name.  This book was made into a movie in 1987, and the movie went on to become a cult favorite.  It’s a sweeping romance set in …
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Summary and Review: Verity by Colleen Hoover

Book review and synopsis for Verity by Colleen Hoover, A thriller-slash-romance novel about a write who is offered a dream job. Synopsis In Verity, Lowen Ashleigh is a writer who’s offered the opportunity to complete the last three novels of a bestselling book series because the author, Verity Crawford, is …
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Interview with Caitlin Gola, Author of She Said He

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write She Said He? She Said He is about two friends with a complicated relationship. After a night out, evidence appears suggesting maybe Jordan isn’t the guy she thought he was. And, these days, isn’t it easier to choose cancel …
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Interview with Susan Markloff, Author of The Rise of the

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write The Rise of the Raidin? I always loved fantasy stories when I was a kid. The concept of worlds just beyond our vision fascinated me. I was in middle school when the first inklings of The Rise of the …
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Interview with Tavi Taylor Black, Author of Where Are We

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Where Are We Tomorrow? I worked backstage on rock tours, theater shows, corporate events, you name it, for over twenty years. I didn’t really want to write about touring, as I was tired of it, but eventually, the story …
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Homeland Elegies FX Series: What We Know (Release Date, Cast,

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Aug 20th, 2021 (Last Updated Aug 20th, 2021) Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar has a TV series adaptation in the works. For all the details about a potential jump to the small screen for this novel, here’s what we know about the Homeland Elegies FX …
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Interview with Quinn Avery, Author of In Her Father’s Shadow

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write In Her Father’s Shadow? I’ve been obsessed with true crime for all of my adult life, mostly because Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested when I was in middle school, and I was fascinated by what he’d done. In fact, I …
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25 Light, Easy and Breezy Books to Read

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Aug 20th, 2021 (Last Updated Aug 20th, 2021) If you’re in the mood for some light reading, this is a list of Light, Easy and Breezy Books to Read. As gratifying as it can be to read a hardcore literary novel, there’s something nice about …
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Horror Webcomics To Read This Halloween

Planning to celebrate Halloween with some horror this year? Look no further than these eight horror webcomics you can read for free online this October. Reading webcomics is a great way to support indie creators and up-and-coming comics posting their wok online on site like Tapas and WebToon. Even better? …
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Summary and Review: The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

Main / Books / The Paris Apartment Book review and synopsis for The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley, A locked room mystery set among a group of residents of a Paris apartment building. The Paris Apartment is set to be released on February 22, 2022. Synopsis Jess needs a fresh …
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Interview with C.C. Bolick Author of Legacy of Power

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Legacy of Power?  Legacy of Power is a prequel to my Leftover Girl series. Set in 1990, It takes place 25 years before Leftover Girl and revolves around Charlie Conners, a teen who finds out her mother is an …
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Interview with M.J. Polelle, Author of American Conspiracy

If you were in an elevator with a stranger and had 1 minute or less to describe American Conspiracy before the doors opened, what description would you give? American Conspiracy is a kaleidoscopic inspection of complex characters struggling to find meaning against the backdrop of paralyzed politics and cracking social …
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By the Gods! An Olympic List of the Best Greek

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Storytelling has always been the best way to connect with people, especially kids. From a young age, we love to hear stories of adventure, excitement, bravery, and cool characters. Greek mythology ticks ALL …
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How Much of These Hills is Gold TV Series: What

How Much of These Hills is Gold by C. Pam Zheng has a potential TV series in the works. For all the details about the adaptation, here’s what we know about the How Much of the Hills is Gold TV series. What’s it about? What’s the plot? In How Much …
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Interview with Kimberly Readnour, Author of Heartbreak Hitter: A Hero

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Heartbreak Hitter? Rick, the main character from Heartbreak Hitter, had a minor role in Swinging Strike, book one of Cessna U Wildcats. He was drafted after his junior year and didn’t make any other appearance until he was mentioned …
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Interview with JK Noble, Author of Hale: The Rise of

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Hale? The inspiration came from a dream. It was so powerful that I had to write it down, and before I knew it, I wrote a book. I was only sixteen. I shopped it around my freshman year of …
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Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense Books to Read

04 Nov 2021 Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense Books to Read | November 2021 Don’t miss out on these exciting new mystery, thriller, and suspense books that are perfect to add to your reading list this fall! Check out these new books by bestselling authors Roslyn Reid, Marilyn Wright Dayton, Christian …
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Romance Reads You’ll Love

04 Nov 2021 Romance Reads You’ll Love | November 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 Kimberly Readnour, Winter Renshaw, Meghan Quinn, Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward, K.F. Breene, and Lauren Landish. …
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New Literary Fiction Book Recommendations

04 Nov 2021 New Literary Fiction Book Recommendations | November 2021 Looking to add to your literary fiction list this November? Check out these new novels by indie bestselling authors Douglas Vigliotti, M.L. Blackbird, Fiona Valpy, Kelley McNeil, Christine Nolfi, and Joy Castro. Enjoy your new literary fiction book recommendations! …
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19 Must-Read Adult LGBTQ Books

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Looking for LGBTQ books that aren’t YA? Welcome to a magnificent world, because there are lists and lists full of fantastic books that aren’t YA but that are undeniably queer. Which is so …
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New Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read

04 Nov 2021 New Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read | November 2021 Have you been searching for some exciting new sci-fi and fantasy reads? You’ll be able to explore fantastic new worlds with these amazing new releases from bestselling authors JK Noble, K. Patrick Donoghue, Jefferson Nunn, Charlie …
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The Best Books You’ve Never Heard of (Fall 2021)

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I’ve been trying to keep up with new releases lately, and it’s like drinking from a firehose. There are just so many amazing books coming out every week that there’s no way to …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for October 27, 2021

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Penguin Random House & Underlined Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Penguin Random House & Underlined. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo Get This Deal $1.99 The …
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“Critical Race Theory” Is The New Satanic Panic in Right-Wing

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. This week brought “critical race theory” (CRT) into an even broader spotlight as politicians in two states, Virginia and Texas, have turned to using this term and the desire to keep so-called CRT …
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