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  1. RS Recommends Feature Image Reader Store Recommends: 2 Mysteries to Read Right Now by Amy Currier 08/26/2013

    Today we spotlight two new mysteries we simply adore. With very different writing styles, plot lines, characters, and beyond, they couldn’t be more different, but they should both be read by mystery lovers of all kinds. The Whole Enchilada by Diane Mott Davidson A Question of Honor by Charles Todd The Culinary Suspense You’ll Crave: […]

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  2. Maynard_AuthorSpotlight_bl Author Spotlight: Bestselling Author Joyce Maynard by Reader Store 08/19/2013

    This week we’re happy to feature an author we’ve admired for some time, and celebrate a new novel that’s shocking, different, and arguably her best yet. If you haven’t read Joyce Maynard, start anywhere: She’ll reinforce that a book is a place not only to go for entertainment, but to seek company. In her past […]

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  3. jeff abbott featured image Author Spotlight: Jeff Abbott by Amy Currier 08/12/2013

    Discover Sam Capra & other bestselling suspense With heavy-hitting supporters like Michael Connelly (“Jeff Abbott has put together a hell of a page turner.”), Abbott is a high-speed rising star in the suspense thriller world of fiction.  With several books on the New York Times bestseller list, and Adrenaline, Panic, and Collision optioned for film […]

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  4. RS_AuthorSpotlight_0806_bl The KINGS of Horror: A family with a bloodline for storytelling by Amy Currier 08/06/2013

    There are new Kings on the block, and we’re thrilled. The prolific Stephen King’s new novel Doctor Sleep—a follow-up to The Shining—is out on September 24. With the success of the TV series made out of his bestseller Under the Dome, the contemporary praise for his son Joe Hill’s NOS4A2, and King’s daughter-in-law Kelly Braffet’s […]

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  5. Emotion Match-up Discover Tool Discover Tool: Like a Mood Ring for Your Reader by Amy Currier 07/29/2013

    Sometimes a book is the only one who understands me (and I feel as though I’m not alone . . .) For just that reason, we’ve created the newest addition to our collection of Discover Tools: Emotion Match-Ups.         The Emotion Match-Ups Discover Tool prompts readers to choose from a list of […]

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  6. Michael Crichton: The Med School Years Michael Crichton Publishes 9 Novels Under Pen Name by Amy Currier 07/23/2013

    Nine new eBooks by Michael Crichton, written pseudonymously during his years at Harvard Medical School, are now available for the first time. The bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Congo and other fast-paced fiction had some tricks up that white-jacket sleeve of his. Fans will be happy to hear that their reading list just got bigger […]

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  7. RS_HoneymoonReads_bl Elin Hilderbrand’s Top 5 Books for Honeymooners by Amy Currier 06/24/2013

    Hey, honeymooners! Who wants to ride an elephant in Thailand when there are books to be read?! Okay, maybe ride the elephant. But in your down-time (yes, seating arrangements are over and dancing lessons are done), it’s time to start working on your lifetime of happiness . . . with books. With twelve novels published—and […]

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  8. Family Tree Feature Image A Family Tree of Books: Let our literary lineage guide you to your next read. by Amy Currier 06/05/2013

    There are just so many books to love. So why shouldn’t they love each other, and create other books that combine the best unique features of each, and continue a beautiful bloodline of new books for readers everywhere to devour? Exactly, there is no reason. And that is why we created our House of Fiction […]

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  9. David Sedaris Feature Image Exclusive: Reader Store Sits Down with Bestselling Author David Sedaris by Amy Currier 06/03/2013

    In his new book—Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls—bestselling author and sidesplittingly funny personality David Sedaris has again demonstrated the power of the short story collection (as well as his knack for creative book titling). The author, who is known for his unique storytelling style and unforgettable life encounters, was nothing short of a delight in […]

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  10. The Innocence Game Feature Image Pick of the Week for 5/14/13: The Innocence Game by Michael Harvey by Amy Currier 05/13/2013

    Three classmates at Northwestern’s prestigious journalism school are catapulted into their darkest assignment yet: find a real killer. The Innocence Game is an ambitious stand-alone cold case with master plot-twisters and a gritty Midwestern setting that make this an irresistible, harrowing suspense. About the Book: From Michael Harvey, Chicago’s best-known crime writer and author of […]

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