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The Best Agatha Christie Books to Read Right Now (And What to Read Next)
The name “Agatha Christie” is nearly synonymous with British murder mysteries — and for good reason. Christie set the standard for...
Our Most Anticipated New Book Releases of January 2021
We’re all ready to say goodbye to 2020 and hello to a fresh new start! A new year, a new season and plenty of new books to cozy up with this...
Call Me Uncle Book: Gift Giving Recommendations from Jess Walter, Author of
The Cold Millions
Jess Walter is hands-down one of America’s finest storytellers today. The bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins delivered another “literary...
What You Do Matters: An Exclusive Guest Post from Kobi Yamada, Author of
Picture books are not just for kids. While the enchanting illustrations capture the attention of our youngest readers, the universal messages around...
A Vision of Possibility: Five Questions for Kimberly Drew & Jenna Wortham, Co-Editors of
Jump into this explosion of a book, bounce around, let it take you where it may. Black Futures is visual, literary, experimental, speculative, futuristic;...
best books of 2020
The Best Debuts of 2020
2020 has been the year of many things — exceptional publishing has been one of the brighter spots. And within this stellar lineup of outstanding...
BOOKS ARE FOREVER: Gift-Giving Book Recommendations from Desus & Mero
Comedians Desus Nice and The Kid Mero’s late-night talk show on Showtime was a hit from the start, as was their podcast, The Bodega Boys, which...
Our Yet to Be United States of America: An Exclusive Guest Post from Michael Eric Dyson, Author of
Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America
Of a piece with What Truth Sounds Like and Tears We Cannot Stop, Michael Eric Dyson’s elegiac, aching, epistolary history of racial violence in...
I Loved Writing this Book
: An Exclusive Guest Post from Jane Smiley, Author of
Perestroika in Paris
Is there anything Jane Smiley cannot do? The Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author of A Thousand Acres returns with an unexpected and...
Cast Your Vote Now for the Group Chat Award!
The 2020 *Book Shimmy* Awards are coming! Epic Reads’ annual celebration to honor the best Young Adult books of the year is always a good time, and...
The Magical Space of Storytelling: Gift-Giving Book Recommendations from Isabel Allende
Isabel Allende has long dazzled us with her stories — epic tales that seamlessly weave history and memory with the occasional dash of...
Books Are My Jailbreak: Gift-Giving Book Recommendations from Max Brooks
No one does laugh-out-loud satire mixed with cringe–inducing horror quote like Max Brooks. This year, the bestselling author of World War...