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TWIN PEAKS

Books to Read While You’re Waiting for Twin Peaks’ Return

Books to Read While You’re Waiting for Twin Peaks’ Return

The long dreamed-of return of Twin Peaks is happening, and we haven’t stopped eating celebratory pie and coffee since David Lynch gave word. While we wait for the third season to arrive with nothing but our sentient log friends to keep […]

by × October 10, 2014 ×

WHAT TO READ NEXT

What to Read Next if You Liked 13 Hours in Benghazi, The Broken Eye, The Miniaturist, The Children Act, or Rebel Yell

What to Read Next if You Liked 13 Hours in Benghazi, The Broken Eye, The Miniaturist, The Children Act, or Rebel Yell

13 Hours in Benghazi, by Mitchell Zuckoff, is a harrowing account of the tragedy that shook the nation and created a political firestorm. For another in-depth report on the story that won’t go away, you’ll also want to read Under Fire: […]

by × October 9, 2014 ×

SCI-FI THROWBACK THURSDAY

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Throwback Thursday: True Neuromance

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Throwback Thursday: True Neuromance

With the new William Gibson book The Peripheral, the author’s first far-future story in two decades, arriving this month, it seems appropriate to take a look back at Neuromancer, his influential 1984 debut. Gibson, who coined the term “cyberspace” in […]

by × October 9, 2014 ×

PICTURE BOOKS ROUNDUPS

10 Great Books to Read to Kids in October

10 Great Books to Read to Kids in October

If you’re reading this, then chances are you’re looking for some new books for the discerning pint-sized reader in your life. First, let me congratulate you on picking an excellent time to update your favorite kiddo’s shelves. Whether centering on music or friendship or the […]

by × October 9, 2014 ×

INTERVIEWS

Sci-Fi Author Ann Leckie On How to Write the Sequel to an Award-Winning Debut

Sci-Fi Author Ann Leckie On How to Write the Sequel to an Award-Winning Debut

It would probably be faster to list all of the awards Ann Leckie didn’t win for her 2013 novel Ancillary Justice.  Her trilogy-launching debut (the sequel, Ancillary Sword, is out now) received—deep breath—the Hugo, Nebula, British Science Fiction Association, Arthur C. Clarke, and […]

by × October 8, 2014 ×

ASK A LITERARY LADY

My Love Interest Doesn’t Read, Are We Doomed?

My Love Interest Doesn’t Read, Are We Doomed?

Ask Ginni, our resident Literary Lady, anything you want to know about reading and relationships! She’ll comb the books and wrack her brains to help you out with your page-turning problems, your wordy woes, and your novel nuisances. Fire away, […]

by × October 8, 2014 ×

FINALLY BACK IN PRINT

5 Reasons Romance Fans Will Love The Windflower

5 Reasons Romance Fans Will Love The Windflower

For as long as I’ve been reading romance, there’s been one novel that had, until recently, remained maddeningly out of reach. I first heard of Laura London’s The Windflower about 15 years ago, when a blogger mentioned it in passing, […]

by × October 8, 2014 ×

YA NOVELS

We Love These YA Books Set in the Country-Music World

We Love These YA Books Set in the Country-Music World

As a New York City girl, I didn’t exactly grow up on Dolly Parton and Patsy Cline. But every now and again, I read a great YA book that makes me wish I had. Whether it’s the southern atmosphere and […]

by × October 8, 2014 ×

NEW RELEASES

Marilynne Robinson’s Lila is 2014’s Great American Novel

Marilynne Robinson’s Lila is 2014’s Great American Novel

Author Marilynne Robinson has written either two or three Great American Novels, depending on who’s counting, most prominently the 2005 Pulitzer Prize–winner Gilead. Her most recent book, Lila, returns to the same small, dusty Iowa town and characters of Gilead and its […]

by × October 7, 2014 ×