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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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The Best New and Upcoming Paperbacks for Your Book Club

Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters In Detransition, Baby, the lives of three women—transgender and cisgender—collide after an unexpected pregnancy forces them to confront their deepest desires. Reese almost had it all, but then her girlfriend, Amy, detransitioned and became Ames, and everything fell apart. Ames isn’t happy either. He thought …
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Interview with Dale Mayer, Author of Simon Says…Jump (Kate Morgan

If you were in an elevator with a stranger and had 1 minute or less to describe Simon Says… Jump before the doors opened, what description would you give? Criminal Minds meets Medium.  What’s your favorite scene from your new release, Simon Says… Jump?  It’s an emotional scene where relates …
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Interview with K. Patrick Donoghue, Author of Dynewave (The Rorschach

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Dynewave? Dynewave is book 3 in my scifi series (the Rorschach Explorer Missions) and is a continuation of the storylines from the earlier books in the series, Skywave and Magwave. The inspiration for all three books (and the prequel …
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Book Fetish: Volume 479

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Amazon Publishing Katie has it all: the successful home makeover show with her sweet-natured husband Damian; the adorable tween daughters; and a designer mansion. But out of the spotlight, reality TV isn’t reality. …
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Summary and Review: Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally

Book review and synopsis for Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney, Sally Rooney’s latest modern day romance. Synopsis In Beautiful World, Where Are You, Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, …
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Interview with Jefferson Nunn, Author of Burning Mold

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Burning Mold? For two years I was exposed to mold. I had no idea what it was during that time. Each new day during that period, I was having more pains and more problems. I went to the ER …
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

26 Oct 2021 Set off on an adventure to new worlds this week! This selection of new science fiction and fantasy books will surely please! Science Fiction fans should be excited about the latest from bestselling authors Kevin Partner, James Swallow, Christopher Hopper, and more. If Fantasy is what your …
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Beautiful World, Where Are You: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney. Quick(-ish) Recap The one-paragraph version: Alice …
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Literati Book Club Subscription: Review & Unboxing!

I’ve seen these lovely turquoise Literati Book Club boxes around, but this subscription book club didn’t really catch my eye until I found out about the fantastic authors and luminaries that curate their selections. When I was offered the opportunity to review a Literati box, I jumped at the chance. …
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Stephen Graham Jones Reading Pathways

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Lately, whenever I look for horror recommendations I stumble into the same name over and over again: Stephen Graham Jones.  There’s a reason for that. Stephen Graham Jones is a prolific Indigenous author …
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New Books to Read in Literary Fiction

26 Oct 2021 Literary fiction readers are in for a treat. This week’s latest releases list is full of intriguing reads you won’t want to miss! The new releases list includes so many bestselling authors like Jayne Moore Waldrop, Trice Hickman, Alison Stine, and many more. Enjoy your new literary …
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New Romance Books to Read

26 Oct 2021 Looking to fall in love with some new romance reads? You’ll adore these exciting new novels! This week you can get your hands on books by bestselling authors Willow Winters, Karen Kingsbury, Helen Hardt, and more. Enjoy your new romance books and happy reading! Related grant scrolls_pure; …
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Yankee Doodle Jones: The Creepiest Patriot of Them All

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. You’ve read about Captain America and his less-successful patriotic compatriots. You’ve read about Captain Battle, one of the weirdest of Cap’s less-successful knockoffs. Now it is time for you to read about an …
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Summary and Review: Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty

The one-paragraph version: Joy Delany goes missing, and her husband Stan is the prime suspect. Joy and Stan used to run a tennis school but are now retired. As her kids try to find out what happened, they end up confronting their own issues and in their relationships with each …
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Apples Never Fall: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. Quick(-ish) Recap The one-paragraph version: Joy Delany goes missing, and …
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Summary, Analysis + Review: Bewilderment by Richard Powers

One-paragraph version: Theo is an astrobiologist who is raising his 9-year-old son Robin (who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s, ADHD, etc.) who has been having behavioral issues since Theo’s wife’s death. Theo starts Robin on an experimental treatment called Decoded Neurofeedback, getting him to try to mirror brain patterns of …
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Why Aren’t There Picture Books for Adults?

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. “Why aren’t there picture books for adults?” The question may have crossed your mind as you browsed shelf after shelf of picture books for kids. Often full of color and beautiful illustrations, they …
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An Ode To My First Reading Buddy

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. My paternal grandmother was my first reading buddy. One of those dear and rare people you can read in peace beside. They share books with you. They know when you wish to rest …
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I’m Glad I Don’t Picture Anything When I Read

Close your eyes and picture an apple. Okay, I assume you’ve opened them back up. What color was the apple? What shape was it? How big was it? Was it sitting on something, hanging from a tree branch, floating in the air? Can you rotate it in your mind? Can …
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December 2021 Most Anticipated New Book Releases

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Oct 8th, 2021 (Last Updated Oct 8th, 2021) Notable upcoming books to be published in December 2021, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated books releases for the month: Here’s to Us (What If It’s Us #2)Becky AlbertalliWhat It’s About: Ben has …
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New Mystery and Thriller Books to Read

26 Oct 2021 Hold on to the edge of your seat as we hunt for clues and solve the case with these exciting new mystery and thriller books for the week! There are so many bestselling authors with new novels for you to dive into this week including John Connolly, …
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Let These 12 Dark Fantasy Books Enchant Your Life

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Recently, my love for dark fantasy books has grown. Maybe it’s my love for horror and the creepy atmospheric vibe that makes me want these books more and more. Maybe it’s because most …
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