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Sponsored by Quirk Books. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Meridian by Alice Walker for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. The Current by Tim Johnston for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover
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Written by Hannelore Cayre, translated by Stephanie Smee — This fantastic novel, first published in France only two years ago, has already won the European Crime Fiction Prize and the Grand Prix de Literature Policiere. Isabelle Huppert will star in the film adaptation coming next year. Written as a memoir, The Godmother tells the story
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Written by SJI Holliday — So you like travel and meeting new people? Consider this a fair warning. SJI Holliday’s latest travel thriller will make you reconsider your next chance encounter with a seemingly innocent fellow traveller. Laura breaks her leg in a freak accident and cancels her plans to travel on the Trans-Siberian Express
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Michelle Obama is back with a companion guided journal to her 2018 bestseller, Becoming! Kirkus reports that Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House, announced the forthcoming journal, Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice, set for release on November 19. The publisher said the journal will be chock full of insight, with “more than
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Finnish author Antti Tuomainen’s Little Siberia is far more than a peculiar crime caper – it has a far deeper meaning, which you’ll discover when you read this exemplary Scandinavian crime novel. Set in a small town near the Russian border, the book centres on Joel Huhta, minister to his congregation and, for the time
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Sponsored by Flatiron Books These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Confessions of a Funeral Director by Caleb Wilde for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. An Unnecessary Woman: A Novel by Rabih Alameddine for $1.99.
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On the Radar — Sometimes we’ve got to stay on our toes as we report on the latest crime fiction releases. The press copy of Silver by Chris Hammer went around with an on sale date of 9 January attached, but we ran our routine checks on it and spotted that the Kindle version has
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What they’re reading: Kelsey Miller Posted by Lily, Associate Editor on December 17, 2018 When a rumor recently surfaced that Netflix was pulling “Friends” from its lineup at the end of the year, Twitter collectively lost its mind. No need to panic yet (Netflix has the rights to the ’90s phenomenon till the end of
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Written by Elizabeth Haynes — Seeds for this compelling historical crime mystery by Elizabeth Haynes were planted when the author stumbled across documents in the National Archives in Kew relating to an obscure mid-1840s murder. These documents include an 1843 inquest report and, some three years later, correspondences between a member of the local coroner’s
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The best romance covers of 2018 Posted by Savanna, Assistant Editor on December 13, 2018 This is always one of my favorite posts to put together—who wouldn’t want to gaze at shirtless men and glorious gowns? But this year’s list was particularly fun in that the noble art of the romance cover has been going
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Sponsored by Swoon Reads. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Unexpected Stories by Octavia E. Butler for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. John Woman by Walter Mosley for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on
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In this debut technothriller, cyber expert Tom Chatfield brings his hacker-hero Azi Bellow out of the shed where he dwells and into the real world, to help his online friend Sigma. Trying to expose a terrorist plot, she’s offended people in the darkest corner of the Dark Web, a site called Gomorrah. With questionable aid
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Best Covers of 2018 Posted by Savanna, Assistant Editor on December 18, 2018 Every year, the BookPage editors get together to create the best books of the year list, but also its slightly more superficial stepsibling, the best covers list. It’s always a monumental undertaking to cut down and rank our extensive long list of
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Written by Fiona Kidman — Based on a true story of one of the last executions in New Zealand, Fiona Kidman’s historical crime novel about a young man found guilty of murder is a powerful question mark. When is the death penalty justified? How does politics affect ‘blind justice’? How hard does the system try
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Digital Dalliances: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy Posted by Savanna, Assistant Editor on January 08, 2019 Every month, we review the hottest new romance releases in our Romance column. But why let the print books have all the fun? In Digital Dalliances, we highlight digital-only releases guaranteed to heat up your eReader. Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by
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Sponsored by Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was A Girl by Jeannie Vanasco. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Cold Mountain by Charles Frazer for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. Odd One Out by Nic
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Written by Paul D Brazill — Anyone already familiar with Brazill’s writing, or who has had a look at the many reviews of his work on our site, should be aware that he is not an everyday crime writer. He writes short fiction exclusively, ranging from flash fiction right through to novella length, ignoring novels.
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Aviva Reimer is one of Canada’s preeminent authorities on life transformation, relationship building, and matchmaking. She is highly regarded in her effective techniques on Personal Development, Life Coaching, and Fitness. Aviva’s personal experiences in life and her successful entrepreneurship endeavors via several leadership capacities have culminated in her unique ability to connect with her clients.
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Book excerpt: ‘Through Fiery Trials’ by David Weber Posted by Savanna, Assistant Editor on January 16, 2019 Science fiction icon David Weber has been having a very busy few months—a new Honor Harrington novel was released in the fall, and Through Fiery Trials, the tenth installment in his extremely popular Safehold series just hit shelves
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On the Radar — Let’s get things going this week with a fresh voice in the world of crime fiction as AS Hatch releases his debut novel. There’s lots more though, with four books from veterans based both in the UK and in the United States. Which of these books will make it onto your
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Cover reveal: ‘Words on Fire’ Posted by Hilli, Assistant Editor on January 30, 2019 We couldn’t be more excited to reveal the cover for bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen’s upcoming middle grade historical, Words on Fire, which will be published by Scholastic on September 24, 2019! In a story that sounds perfect for fans of The
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Sponsored by Shadow Mountain Publishing. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Dear Martin by Nic Stone for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson by $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the
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Written by Nicci French — It was back in the 16th century when Sir Walter Scott penned the line, “Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.” The sentiment is still pertinent today, and nowhere more so than in this standalone domestic noir novel from the husband and wife team
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2019 Youth Media Award Winners Posted by Hilli, Assistant Editor on January 28, 2019 This morning the American Library Association (ALA) announced the top prizes in children’s and young adult literature, including the Caldecott, Newbery and Printz awards. Scroll on to see the full list of winners and read more about these acclaimed books! NEWBERY MEDAL, for the
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We are huge fans of Shelly Laurenston here at BookPage HQ, so we were pretty much over the moon to learn that she’ll be releasing a new fantasy romance series under her other pen name, G.A. Aiken. The Scarred Earth Saga will kick off with The Blacksmith Queen on August 27, and it sounds like readers who
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