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The Paris Apartment: Recap & Summary

This summary is partially complete. To be finished 2/27/22. Prologue (Friday)Three Hours LaterSaturdayThirty Hours EarlierSundaySeventy-Two Hours EarlierMondayA Week LaterEpilogue Prologue (Friday) Benjamin Daniels, a journalist, is at his Parisian apartment — at Number 12, Rue des Amants, third floor — working on a story he believes will make his name. …
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The Big, Beautiful Life of Ashley Bryan

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. This post illustrating the wonderful life of Ashley Bryan was originally published in our Kid Lit newsletter, The Kids Are All Right . Sign up for it here to get the latest in children’s book releases, …
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Interview with Theophilus Monroe, Author of The Curse of Cain

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write The Curse of Cain? Cain (yes, that Cain) was a character in a previous series I wrote. He was the character from Biblical lore who, on account of his “mark” never died. Six thousand years later, he was the …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 19, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The Rake, a brand new dark romance by Wall Street Journal author L.J. Shen This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Rake, a brand new dark romance by Wall Street Journal …
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Interview with Clark Graham, Author of Girl on Honeysuckle Avenue

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Girl on Honeysuckle Avenue? I moved back to my beloved Idaho after retiring. When I drove through town I saw the Honeysuckle Avenue sign. That would make a great title, I thought. Girl on Honeysuckle Avenue. That’s all I …
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Delectable YA Fantasy Duologies

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. This list of YA fantasy duologies was originally published in our YA newsletter, What’s Up In YA. Sign up for it here to get YA news, reviews, deals, and more! I deeply wish fantasy was …
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Shoot, Cheer, and Score: YA Sports Comics

This list of YA sports comics was originally published in our YA newsletter, What’s Up In YA. Sign up for it here to get YA news, reviews, deals, and more! I’ve been on a comics reading roll lately. YA horror comics have been my biggie, but I’ve definitely also been stacking up …
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Interview with Miranda Kate, Author of Dead Lake

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Dead Lake? I host a weekly writing event called Mid-Week Flash Challenge, where I provide a picture prompt to inspire writers to write a piece of flash fiction (anything under 1000 words – or in the case of my …
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Time Traveling Books: Historical Fiction or Speculative Fiction?

This list of YA sports comics was originally published in our historical fiction newsletter, Past Tense. Sign up for it here to get YA news, reviews, deals, and more! Time travel: probably not the first thing you think of when you think historical fiction. Yet time travel in fiction interacts with historical …
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Black Cake Hulu TV Series: What We Know (Release Date,

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson has a TV series adaptation in the works at Hulu. For all the details about a potential jump to film for this upcoming book, here’s what we know about the Black Cake Hulu TV Series: What’s it about? What’s the plot of Black Cake? Black …
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The Christie Affair: Recap & Summary

The Quick Recap and Section-by-Section Summary for The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont. Quick(-ish) Recap The three-paragraph version: In December 1926, …
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Summary and Review: The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont

The three-paragraph version: In December 1926, Agatha Christie goes missing for 11 days (resulting in a nation-wide search) after her husband Archie announces he’s leaving her for his mistress, Nan O’Dea. In a flashback to her younger years, we learn that Nan once fell in love with a boy in …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 20, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Amazon Original Stories This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Amazon Original Stories. Today’s Featured Deals $2.99 Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey Get This Deal $2.99 Sing Me Forgotten by Jessica S. Olson …
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Must-Read Biography Books

17 Feb 2022 Must-Read Biography Books | February 2022 In the mood for a new biography or memoir? Check out these instant bestsellers by Christine Herbert, Angela Y. Davis, Brian Cox, and more. Enjoy your new non-fiction picks! The Color of the Elephant by Christine Herbert Release Date: January 4, …
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15 Must-Read February Children’s Book Releases

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I had the hardest time narrowing down this list to my top 15 February children’s book releases. I opened up my tab of February releases and easily had 75 or more books to …
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New Books to Read in Literary Fiction

08 Feb 2022 Literary fiction readers are in for a treat. This week’s latest releases list is full of intriguing reads you won’t want to miss! The new releases list includes so many bestselling authors like Alice McVeigh, Daniel Black, Kai Harris, and many more. Enjoy your new literary fiction books. Happy …
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New Romance Books to Read

08 Feb 2022 Looking to fall in love with some new romance reads? You’ll adore these exciting new novels! This week you can get your hands on books by bestselling authors B.B. Easton, Erin Nicholas, Gena Showalter, and more. Enjoy your new romance books and happy reading! Related grant scrolls_pure; if (shouldBeFixed …
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New Mystery and Thriller Books to Read

08 Feb 2022 Hold on to the edge of your seat as we hunt for clues and solve the case with these exciting new mystery and thriller books for the week! There are so many bestselling authors with new novels for you to dive into this week including David Boito, Raven …
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The History of Consent in Romance

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Content warning: this post discusses issues of consent and references sexual assault. Despite how some may see the romance genre as just smutty bodice rippers, it includes, more than any other, consent. How …
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Quiz: Plan Your Perfect Winter Vacation and We’ll Assign a

Well, it’s officially wintertime, folks! I know it can be a real struggle to return to regular life following a lovely, long holiday break. The seasonal sweets…Catching up with friends and family, near and far…Getting one’s thoughts off of work and school…The holiday season can be delightful. But now that …
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Character Scented Candles to Remind You of Your Faves

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I swear every time I dive into Etsy to find bookish items, I find a whole new niche of things I never even thought to look for. Take for example bookish scented candles …
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