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5 Must-Have Albums for Rockabilly Fans

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5 Must-Have Albums for Rockabilly Fans

When people think of rockabilly, they think of greasy pompadours, vintage Gretsch guitars, Western-style shirts, and Bettie Page pinups. But don’t...
Romance Roundup: Firefighters, Adventurers, and Baseball Players

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Romance Roundup: Firefighters, Adventurers, and Baseball Players

This week’s Romance Roundup includes a determined intern, a tour boat captain, and a hardworking woman in need of some major R&R. Into the Fire, by...
Wendy Wax’s Sunshine Beach is a Juicy Read Filled with Mystery, Romance, and Renovations

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Wendy Wax’s Sunshine Beach is a Juicy Read Filled with Mystery, Romance, and Renovations

Let’s face it, you can’t ask for a better beach read than Sunshine Beach. Heck, the cover illustration alone makes you want to step into the...
The Taming of the Shrew Gets a Modern Makeover in Vinegar Girl

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The Taming of the Shrew Gets a Modern Makeover in Vinegar Girl

Anne Tyler’s Vinegar Girl is the latest in Hogarth’s series of Shakespearean classics retold by contemporary authors. With Vinegar Girl,...
Outlander Episode 11 Recap: Vengeance Is Mine

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Outlander Episode 11 Recap: Vengeance Is Mine

While much happens in this week’s Outlander, when you distill the plot to its essence, we find all the usual happenings: There is division about war...
Book Nerd Tweets of the Week: Love Edition

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Book Nerd Tweets of the Week: Love Edition

Our hearts are raw this week, if not broken. We’ll try to keep things light with this week’s tweets, because a good laugh over some corny dad...
6 Albums Your Dad Will Love to Get This Father’s Day

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6 Albums Your Dad Will Love to Get This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is this Sunday, and instead of getting your favorite father figure the usual tie or monogrammed coffee mug, why not show your...
7 Fantastic Romance Authors Who Will Also Make You Laugh

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7 Fantastic Romance Authors Who Will Also Make You Laugh

If you’re looking for a satisfying story to slip into the beach bag this weekend, then you might be on the lookout for a love story. Even more, you’re...
The Book Nerd’s Guide to Shipping

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The Book Nerd’s Guide to Shipping

Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose...
5 Writers Who Definitely Killed Someone

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5 Writers Who Definitely Killed Someone

When we think of murderers—people who have taken the life of another on purpose, sometimes with careful planning—we tend to imagine desperate...
Ask a Literary Lady: Dealing with Book Snobs?

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Ask a Literary Lady: Dealing with Book Snobs?

Dear Literary Lady, Whenever I have friends over, a couple of them become really snobby when talking about books. Sometimes, they make my other friends...
On The Girls and the Search for the Extreme: An Interview with Emma Cline

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On The Girls and the Search for the Extreme: An Interview with Emma Cline

Emma Cline’s debut novel, The Girls, has been on our must-read list since its acquisition was announced in 2014 following a massive bidding war....

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