Lucy Foley | 'I wanted to read a modern murder mystery. So that’s what I wrote'

With three historical novels to her name, former editor Lucy Foley has turned her hand to a Highlands-set murder mystery. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Novelist Who Wrote an Essay Called “How to Murder Your Husband” Accused of Murdering Her Husband

A 68-year-old romance novelist living in a suburb of Portland who self-published an essay entitled “How to Murder Your Husband” seven years ago was arrested last week on charges of murdering her husband. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 new thrillers and mysteries to read this fall

Begin the season with books by Anthony Horowitz, Camilla Trinchieri, David McCloskey and others. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-02 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber nets Swanson's 'ingenious' murder mystery

Peter Swanson's latest "ingenious" murder mystery Nine Lives has been scooped by Faber and will publish next spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-16 00:06:48 UTC ]
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The 5 best new thrillers and mysteries to read in August

Shari Lapena and Karin Slaughter are among the authors delivering satisfying suspense. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-27 16:02:23 UTC ]
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The 5 best new thrillers and mysteries to read in June

Among our picks: ‘The Other Black Girl,’ by Zakiya Dalila Harris and ‘Hairpin Bridge’ by Taylor Adams Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-03 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight thrillers and mysteries to read this summer

‘Blacktop Wasteland’ author S.A. Cosby recommends books that will keep you on the edge of your lawn chair. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Dr Gwen Adshead | 'I wanted to write something that could be read by a lay person'

"I have spent decades working with people who have caused horror and grief to others. I will tell horror stories in this book but I will also tell stories of change and recovery. It may surprise the reader that this is possible.” So writes forensic psychiatrist and psychotherapist Dr Gwen... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-19 19:46:17 UTC ]
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I stopped reading because I couldn't see myself in books. So I wrote one instead | Gary Lonesborough

As a queer Indigenous kid, Gary Lonesborough was alienated by the books he read. He hopes his new YA book gives a child like him the acceptance he never hadI’ve had a long relationship with telling stories. It hasn’t always been good.Mum and Dad were storytellers. They would tell stories to me... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-28 21:00:04 UTC ]
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Want to read Cicely Tyson's memoir 'Just as I Am'? You'll have to wait

Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson's memoir "Just as I Am" was published two days before her death. Now it's topping the bestseller lists. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-04 16:00:34 UTC ]
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I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are by Rachel Bloom, Read by the Author

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Actress and comedian Rachel Bloom narrates her own memoir, I Want to Be Where the Normal... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-29 09:46:38 UTC ]
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The 20 reads book people actually want this year

Check out our 2020 holiday book gift guide for the best non-fiction and fiction picks for literary enthusiasts on your list. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-30 15:00:05 UTC ]
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Fans of Hilary Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy will want to read these historical novels next

Five standouts will fill the void once you’ve completed “The Mirror and the Light.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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If You Want Dark Stories, Read These Manhwa And Manga Like KILLING STALKING

These manga like KILLING STALKING have heavy themes but if you are looking for something similar, they are what you need! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-07 10:38:00 UTC ]
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Christian Cooper wrote a graphic novel about birding, and you can read it online for free.

We’ve all seen the video by now: Amy Cooper, a white woman, lying to police about Christian Cooper, a writer and longtime birder who politely asked her to move her dog out of a part of Central Park designated for birdwatching. Now, he’s written a graphic novel about birdwatching for DC Comics,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-10 16:06:45 UTC ]
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‘This is not your grandfather’s Patch’: Lookout Local wants to be the modern local news of Santa Cruz

Launching a digital media company looking to take over the role of local newspapers is a tricky undertaking, even without calculating a looming recession. The post ‘This is not your grandfather’s Patch’: Lookout Local wants to be the modern local news of Santa Cruz appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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MJ brings Pavesi's debut to life with Zoom murder mystery

Michael Joseph is building anticipation for Alex Pavesi's debut Eight Detectives with a series of innovative Zoom-hosted murder mysteries for retailers, literary festivals, journalists and bloggers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 00:05:23 UTC ]
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Why the President Didn’t Want the World to Read Mary Trump’s Story

The new memoir takes you inside a dysfunctional American family—and into Donald Trump’s mind. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-07-09 19:25:33 UTC ]
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Your Francophile kids will want to read the winners of the Prix Albertine Jeunesse.

The Prix Albertine Jeunesse is a prize chosen for children, by children—that is, a reader’s choice award in which people between the ages of three and fourteen vote on their favorite book from a selection of Francophone literature. This award aims to facilitate a cultural exchange as well as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-08 16:56:26 UTC ]
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Ottessa Moshfegh’s ‘Death in Her Hands’ kicks off like a murder mystery. But the missing dead body is beside the point.

“Death in Her Hands” is not so much about solving a death as it is about conjuring a life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-23 14:05:17 UTC ]
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