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Interview with Olene Quinn, Author of Christmas in Harmony Ridge

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Christmas in Harmony Ridge? I had been thinking a great deal about what family means to me when I decided to write this novel. In my life, blood ties have been at times meaningless and at times agonizing. My …
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Interview with Phyllis Cherry, Author of Mystery at Camp Esther

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Mystery at Camp Esther, White Feathers Academy: Book II? Halo Havens, the hopeful angel child, appeared one day and has lived in my imagination ever since. Midas, her big golden dog, was a beloved protector and member of my …
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I Mustache: What Are The Best Mustaches On Book Covers

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Movember means that you’re gonna see a lot more hairy men — at least between their lip and nose this November. Men are encouraged to grow out their mustaches — if they’re not …
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Lady Chatterley’s Lover Movie: What We Know (Release Date, Cast,

Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence is getting a new adaptation from 3000 Pictures and director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre. For all the details about the newest adaptation of this classic, here’s what we know about the Lady Chatterley’s Lover Movie: What’s it about? What’s the plot? Lady Chatterley’s Lover follows …
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Billy Summers: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for Billy Summers by Stephen King are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of Billy Summers by Stephen King. Quick(-ish) Recap The one-paragraph version: Billy Summers, 44, is a hitman who …
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20 New Christmas Books for Kids To Celebrate The Season

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. It doesn’t snow where I live. I have to take the kids into the mountains quite a distance away in order to go sledding or to make a snowman, and that’s only if …
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Interview with Erick Drake, Author of Elashom The Great Refuses

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Elashom The Great Refuses And Other Stories: A collection of dark sci-fi & fantasy short stories? Not all story ideas have the legs for a full-blown novel or audio play, but yet they pull at my imagination and demand …
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Interview with Michelle G

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Self Love Notes: Uplifting Poetry, Affirmations & Quotes? The effects of adversity can permeate throughout our lives, influencing choices and decisions. It may also impact family dynamics by setting up generational cycles unresolved issues go unchecked. Putting myself first …
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Interview with Mercedes King, Author of Jackie’s Paris

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Jackie’s Paris? I love all things Jackie Kennedy. A few years ago, when I read about her junior year of college spent abroad in Paris, I wondered if I could craft it into a story…and here we are! What’s …
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Interview with Gemma Cates, Author of Dragons Do It Nerdier

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Dragons Do It Nerdier? I love reading romances with nerdy-hot heroes, so I knew that my Dragons Shifters Do It series had to have one! What’s your favorite genre to read? Is it the same as your favorite genre …
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New Biography and Memoir Books to Read

16 Nov 2021 Looking for some new biography and memoir books for your library? There are so many new releases this week that you’re bound to find a new favorite. You can pick up new books from James Dan Casey, Dave Grohl, Scottie Pippen, and many more. Enjoy your new …
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

16 Nov 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 Jay Allan, Peter Cawdron, Faith Hunter, and more. If Fantasy is what your …
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Interview with Diane Weiner, Author of Murder in Training

If you were in an elevator with a stranger and had 1 minute or less to describe Murder in Training before the doors opened, what description would you give? A retired music teacher and her best friend join a training class to prep for a breast cancer charity race. When a member …
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Summary and Review: Billy Summers by Stephen King

Book review and synopsis for Billy Summers by Stephen King, A thriller about a hitman doing one last job that goes sour. Synopsis Billy Summers is a hitman and a decorated former Marine sniper. He’s ready to retire, but before he does, he accepts one last job that offers a …
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It’s Time to Stop Being Surprised That Comics Are Jewish

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I have lost track of the amount of articles, thinkpieces, reviews, and podcasts I’ve encountered online that open by announcing, with great fanfare, that many of the writers and artists who created your …
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20 Must-Read Middle Grade Fairytale Retellings

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. There are few things I love more than a great fairytale retelling. I loved fantasy as a kid, so even from a young age I was attracted to books exploring fairytale tropes and …
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Reading Short Stories is Helping Me Fall in Love With

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I think by now, a lot of us can relate to the fact that it’s been a hard two years to read and focus on time for ourselves. In fact, it feels like …
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The Other Black Girl Hulu Series: What We Know (Release

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Aug 14th, 2021 (Last Updated Aug 14th, 2021) The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris has a TV series adaptation in the works at Hulu. For all the details about a potential jump to the small screen for this book, here’s what we know …
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THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE is

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. It’s hard to know for sure what makes a book a massive hit. The kind of book that gets named Book of the Year by one of the world’s largest book retailers. The …
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15 Top Management Books to Make You a Better Leader

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Whether it was through a group project in school, your first job, or someone in your family, we’ve all encountered leaders in our lives. Good ones are sure to inspire you, challenge you, …
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Interview with James Dan Casey, Author of We Shall Never

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write We Shall Never Speak of This Again? I am 3rd generation Irish and always had an interest in Irish history. My ancestors lived in County Roscommon which experienced the highest population loss in Ireland during the 19th century Great …
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The World’s Most Glamorous Librarian

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. At the corner of 36th Street and Madison Avenue on the east side of Manhattan, you’ll find a small campus of buildings that make up one of the most remarkable literary collections in …
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2021 National Book Award Winners Announced

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The mission of the National Book Foundation is to celebrate the best literature in America, expand its audience, and ensure that books have a prominent place in American culture. Each year they award …
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