4 new fiction audiobooks

Fiction dominates this month, with one thriller, one novel based on fact, and two easy-going tales from established authors. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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Debut fiction did well in pandemic-hit 2020

Debut novelists performed solidly last year, despite widespread fears that they would lose out to more established authors due to 2020's pandemic-hit publishing schedules.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Let’s talk about fantasy and science fiction books that have fallen off the radar

“Vellum” by Hal Duncan, “Mockingbird,” by Walter Tevis, the works of Tanith Lee and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+ Protagonist

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a historical fiction with a POC or LGBTQ+ protagonist. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The best new audiobooks: Tales of deception, suspense — and some history

For your playlist: “White Ivy,” “The Last American Aristocrat” and “The River Within.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Paraclete Announces New Fiction Imprint

The trade fiction imprint Raven will release its first list in spring 2022 and will focus on sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Charts: Pinch of Nom leapfrogs Barack Obama in Non-Fiction

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) has weighed in in the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one, ending the seven-week streak of Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Has the Parent Plot Ousted the Marriage Plot in Contemporary Fiction?

When my wife and I were expecting our first child, a friend described it as “the ultimate deadline.” Many writers I’ve known since have determined to finish their books before a baby arrives. Some do, of course, but the deadline wasn’t so ultimate in my own case. I was five years into my first... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Industry Stock Prices Fell 4% in 2020

A second-half rally helped to limit the decline of the Publishers Weekly Stock Index to 4% in 2020, as four of the seven companies on the PWSI managed to post an increase in their stock prices compared to the beginning of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BA picks Thorogood mystery for Fiction Book of the Month

The Booksellers Association has named The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood (HQ) as its first Fiction Book of the Month for 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Literary Risk-Takers: On New Migrant and Refugee Fiction

I can’t attend, for the road between my poem and Damascus is cut off for postmodern reasons. –“I Can’t Attend,” by Ghayath Almadhoun * No ISBN sequence can keep track the world’s recent homeless, but the books won’t stop coming. As the refugee crisis grows unremittingly, with people out of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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College Admissions Fiction and the Asian American Teen Imaginary

“GUYS ARE LIKE school admissions,” Claire Wang’s mom tells Claire in Parachutes, a new YA novel by Kelly Yang. “Get in first. Then worry if you like them back.” The analogy is cheeky yet revealing: colleges and boyfriends function on a model of scarcity, and thus attainment is far more important... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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More bookshops to close doors as further areas enter Tier 4

More areas in England will be added to Tier 4 from Boxing Day, with non-essential shops closing their doors, the government has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audiobooks to Get You Through the Most Distracted of Times

New fiction by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Barack Obama’s accent game, a Wilco frontman’s memoir and romance by Vonnegut. Continue reading at The New York Times

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10 Under-the-Radar Fantasy and Science Fiction Books From 2020

From talking tigers to automaton dragons and UFOs, find some of the best 2020 under the radar SFF books you may have missed, including Ghost Wood Song by Erica Waters. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Why Does Goodreads Have a Problem with Fiction by Women, About Women?

If you’ve used the internet to read book or film reviews in the last decade, you’ve probably heard of the Bechdel test. Cartoonist Alison Bechdel introduced the test in her comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For in 1985 as a means of assessing the ways women are portrayed in fiction. The test... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Dismay for bookshops as Tier 4 forces pre-Christmas closures

Bookshops in London and the south-east have reacted with dismay after being forced to close their physical premises from end of play on Saturday (19th December), with just a few hours' notice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bite-size book reviews: Fiction our readers loved in 2020

Need a new novel? Classic adventures, satire, and dystopian science fiction top this year's round-up of reader book recommendations for fiction. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Bite-size book reviews: Fiction our readers loved in 2020

Need a new novel? Classic adventures, satire, and dystopian science fiction top this year's round-up of reader book recommendations for fiction. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The perfect science fiction, fantasy and genre-bending tales for the chilly days ahead

Winter takes center stage in books by George R.R. Martin, Peter Hoeg, Tove Jannson, Tanya Tagaq and more Continue reading at The Washington Post

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