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Imagine the answers to the most sensitive and informational questions of over 50 of the most admired and illuminating stars, the most iconic and legendary Rock Stars, the most hysterically funny humorists, and the most popular TV personalities all under one roof…..or in one book so to speak. “Waiting For Adam” is Rock Star journalist
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It has never been quite so clear to me that I am living through a Major Historical Event that will end up in future history textbooks. There might even have to be a full three pages on 2020 in the updated version of the U.S. History textbook I remember from 11th grade. The type in
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I picked up The Lady’s Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness because, well, I’d grown up with a very mild but mysterious illness of my own. After being hospitalized as a child for an unknown virus, I spent years complaining about mild joint pain and persistent fatigue. My mom thought I was just lazy (thanks, Mom). I was
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler for $2.99 And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie for $1.99 The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams for $1.99 Not So Pure and Simple by Lamar Giles for $1.99 Sawkill
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals The Wild Woman’s Guide to Traveling the World by Kristin Rockaway for $2.99 Code Girls (Young Readers Edition) by Liza Mundy for $2.99 The Weight of the Stars by K. Ancrum for $2.99 Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan for $2.99 The
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Translated by Saskia Vogel — Most readers will know Håkan Nesser for his popular and widely read Inspector van Veeteren series set in the fictional city of Maardam. Nesser didn’t set the series in Sweden because he loathes the stereotypical depressed characters and dark and dreary setting the rest of the world associates with his
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals The Undoing of Thistle Tate by Katelyn Detweiler for $1.99 Strange Practice by Vivian Shaw for $4.99 Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching by Michael Denzel Smith for $1.99 Binti by Nnedi Okorafor for $0.99 X: A Novel by Ilyasah
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Bob Robbins is intent on getting away from it all at the start of Private Lives, JG Harlond’s latest slice of cosy historical crime. We’re at the height of World War II and former policeman turned insurance man, turned reluctant policeman once more, Robbins has decided to take a few days’ break on the North
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals The Undoing of Thistle Tate by Katelyn Detweiler for $1.99 Strange Practice by Vivian Shaw for $4.99 Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle for $0.99 Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey for $2.99 Housegirl by Michael Donkor for $3.99 Sometimes I Lie
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With a lurid magenta cover and a private detective who is larger-than-life, AJ Devlin’s Rolling Thunder is the right kind of contemporary pulp crime novel to read if you want to get your mind off COVID-19, Donald Trump, Brexit and all the other nonsense going on in today’s world. It’s the second ‘Hammerhead’ Jed book
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Wow. Lawrence Wright must have really polished up his crystal ball before writing this medical/political thriller, released in late April. As a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, he has a knack for describing history and its relevance today, capturing both the big political picture and the significant details that make characters memorable and wholly human. That skill
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The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) has released its 2019 survey results on diversity in children’s and YA literature.  The report breaks down the number of children’s and YA books by and about BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) from the previous year. This year, for the first time, they also counted books by
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Welcome to San Francisco in the 1930s. In the midst of the Great Depression it’s seen as a place of opportunity, and Jane Hopper is determined to grasp whatever chance comes her way and hold onto it, tight. Prepare to be drawn into the decidedly different Copy Boy, written by an author who has been
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Let’s get things going in our new books report with a title set in Japan. Tokyo Traffic is by American author Michael Pronko and shows us a side of the city not always prominent in Japanese crime fiction, which often has a bit of a proper feel to it. (Though not always.) Lots more excitement
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Edited by Jonathan Lethem — The list of guest editors for this long-running series goes back to Robert B Parker in 1997. This year’s editor, Jonathan Lethem is not strictly a crime and mystery writer, but a literary novelist. Yet his entertaining 2019 book The Feral Detective put a stake firmly into crime fiction territory.
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Binti by Nnedi Okorafor for $0.99 Witchmark by C.L. Polk for $2.99 Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde for $2.99 X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon for $0.99 Karamo by Karamo Brown for $1.99 My Real
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The noir-ish detective novel The Blues Don’t Care, set in Los Angeles in the midst of World War II, is the opener for a new series featuring reluctant private eye Bobby Saxon. But author Paul D Marks is anything but a newcomer – he’s the author of the Shamus Award-Winning mystery thriller White Heat among
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From Rin Tin Tin and Lassie, through to Scooby Doo and Hooch, dogs have certainly played their part in fighting crime over the years. It’s time to open the pages of The Finders and meet the latest recruit, a young golden retriever called Elvira, owned by Mace Reid. She’s a good girl is Vira, quite
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Pirate treasure in the Caribbean. It’s generally agreed in literature and filmmaking that this kind of booty is definitely worth killing for and that’s what seems to happen in our lead novel this week – a light and distracting new cosy from Cathy Ace. We’ve also got an on the money financial thriller involving cryptocurrencies,
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Motherhood So White by Nefertiti Austin for $1.99 Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America by R. Eric Thomas for $2.99 The Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older for $2.99 Night Theater by Vikram Paralkar
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Night Theater by Vikram Paralkar for $1.99 The Impossible Girl by Lydia Kang for $0.99 Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann for $2.99 My Soul to Keep by Tananarive Due for $3.99 Factfulness by Hans Rosling for $2.99 Invisible Man
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