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June’s Best New Fiction

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June’s Best New Fiction

Who needs travel plans when this month’s books take us to Martha’s Vineyard, Philly, 19th-century Britain, India, Scotland, France, Italy, and China?...
5 Great Novels About Refugees and Migrants

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5 Great Novels About Refugees and Migrants

Is there a more compelling story than that of a person forced to flee their home due to war or famine and take their chances on survival as a refugee? The...
The Best New Fiction to Read This Spring

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The Best New Fiction to Read This Spring

Cherry blossoms, sunshine, the smell of cut grass, and fresh new books from fabulous authors mean it must be spring. This year, short story collections...
May’s Best New Fiction

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May’s Best New Fiction

Fans of beach reads: start your engines! It may not be officially summer yet, but a pair of fresh, fabulous novels set in Nantucket and Sullivan Island...
5 Delightfully Disturbing Narrators

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5 Delightfully Disturbing Narrators

With Lolita, Vladimir Nabakov dared readers to identify with a monstrous, unreliable narrator. Artistic prose and a strong narrative voice can wreak havoc...

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March’s Best New Fiction

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March’s Best New Fiction

The Ides of March—the date on which Julius Caesar was assassinated—seems particularly relevant to this month’s best fiction. With two historical...
February’s Best New Fiction

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February’s Best New Fiction

February brings us a wide variety of historical fiction set around the world (France! Vietnam! Japan! England!), as well as two stories set in Maine....
Drumroll, Please: Introducing the 2016 Discover Award Judges

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Drumroll, Please: Introducing the 2016 Discover Award Judges

One of the best parts of a bookseller’s gig is championing writers that haven’t yet become household names—and one of the ways we do that here at...
Escape the Winter Blues with These 1980s (and 80s-Inspired) Novels

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Escape the Winter Blues with These 1980s (and 80s-Inspired) Novels

Few things satisfy that need for escapism during the cold winter months like 1980s fantasy movies—shout-out to Labyrinth and Legend—so here’s a list...
6 Superb Debut Novels to Read in 2017

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6 Superb Debut Novels to Read in 2017

The new year brings fresh opportunity for literary discovery in the form of a wave of debut novels. Here are six promising first efforts to look out for,...

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January’s Best New Fiction

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January’s Best New Fiction

It’s a brave new year and January’s best fiction includes paranormal mysteries, gritty coming of age novels, emotionally resonant literary...
10 Must-Read Novels of 2016

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10 Must-Read Novels of 2016

Good books help us escape, celebrate, and survive the world we find ourselves in, and 2016 has been a banner year for transporting reads. The second half...

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