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April 2022 Most Anticipated New Book Releases

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Jan 8th, 2022 (Last Updated Jan 8th, 2022) Notable upcoming books to be published in April 2022, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated books releases for the month: InsomniaSarah PinboroughWhat It’s About: In this twisty, mind-bending thriller from the bestselling author …
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9 Of The Best Books About Habits: Building And Keeping

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you’re looking to reflect and work on yourself ahead of the new year, a good place to start is looking at the habits you currently have. From your daily routines, to habits …
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The Husband’s Secret Movie: What We Know (Release Date, Cast,

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty has had a TV series adaptation in the works for a while now. For all the details about this book to film adaptation, here’s what we know about The Husband’s Secret movie: What’s it about? What’s the plot of The Husband’s Secret? The Husband’s …
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Interview with Bella Andre, Author of Hold On To My

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Hold On To My Heart? Before I began writing books, I was a touring musician, so I always love writing about Rock Stars. I set this book in one of my favorite European cities, as well — Vienna! Plus, …
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Sylvia Plath in Pop Culture

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Content warning: this post discusses mental illness and suicide, including descriptions of insensitive depictions of these topics. The poet Sylvia Plath’s legacy lives on in nearly every avenue of pop culture. There’s the …
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The Last House Guest TV Series: What We Know (Release

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Jan 9th, 2022 (Last Updated Jan 9th, 2022) The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda has a TV series adaptation in the works. For all the details about a potential book to film adaptation for this thriller, here’s what we know about The Last House …
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Interview with Dr. Meander Swotty, Author of Lower Education

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Lower Education: A Tale of Passion, Perseverance, and Missing Meatloaf? I suppose writing Lower Education was kind of like therapy. You see, I used to be young and happy and idealistic. I wanted to change the world “one child …
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Interview with Math Bird, Author of Hidden Grace

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Hidden Grace? This is the second book in the Ned Flynn series, so I wanted to continue his story and his character development. This is a different Flynn, a man changed by recent events and soon to be affected …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 27, 2021

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The NOVL Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The NOVL. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 Verity by Colleen Hoover Get This Deal $2.99 The Dating Playbook by Farrah Rochon Get This Deal …
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Interview with Barry Kirwan, Author of When the Children Return

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write When the Children Return? It’s about the danger of super-artificial intelligences (AIs), and how they would see the rest of organic species. We’re really at the beginning exploring AI technology. Stephen Hawking already warned about a potential ‘singularity’ with …
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Interview with Reed Logan Westgate, Author of Dirge of the

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Dirge of the Dead? Dirge of the Dead was written as the pandemic lingered on. Many people felt alone and isolated, myself included. I wanted to harness those feelings and use them to help shape Xlina’s evolution as a …
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Interview with Carissa Andrews, Author of Immortals

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Immortals? Immortals is the third book in the Diana Hawthorne Supernatural Mystery series. This particular book was a crossover with my Windhaven Witches series (in particular, Soul Legacy). I was inspired to write this book the way I did …
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The Love Hypothesis: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

Prologue Olive Smith is an applicant for Stanford’s biology Ph.D program. After the interview with Dr. Aysegul Aslan, she ends up in a bathroom nearby unable to see and trying to wash out her eyes because she put in expired contacts. She meets “The Guy” there, who she assumes is …
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24symbols Review: Is It Better than Scribd?

The competition in ebook and audiobook subscription services has flourished in the past few years. While many have gone bankrupt, Scribd, a major player in the industry, remains very popular to many bookworms. But now it’s being challenged by other subscription services, including one called 24symbols. In this 24symbols review, …
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Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense Books to Read

06 Jan 2022 Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense Books to Read | January 2022 Don’t miss out on these exciting new mystery, thriller, and suspense books that are perfect to add to your reading list this winter! Check out these new books by bestselling authors Jonathan Dunne, Ryan Alexander, Lily Harper …
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The Maid: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for The Maid by Nita Prose are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of The Maid by Nita Prose. Quick(-ish) Recap The two-paragraph version of this: Molly Gray is a maid …
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New Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read

06 Jan 2022 New Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read | January 2022 Have you been searching for some exciting new sci-fi and fantasy reads? You’ll be able to explore fantastic new worlds with these amazing new releases from bestselling authors Reed Logan Westgate, Carissa Andrews, Barry Kirwan, Michael …
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Romance Reads You’ll Love

06 Jan 2022 Romance Reads You’ll Love | January 2022 In the mood for a new romance read this week? Check out our favorite new romance paranormal and romantic suspense books from bestselling authors Danielle Steele, Bella Andre, Kelly Jamieson, Mansi Shah, Kaylee Ryan, and B.Love. Enjoy your new romances! …
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8 Books like THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. When we talk about books that made us, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is a key foundational text for me. Granted, I played the text-based video game first before reading the book, …
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A Flicker in the Dark HBO Max TV Series: What

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Jan 6th, 2022 (Last Updated Jan 6th, 2022) A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham has a TV series adaptation in the works. For all the details about a potential jump to the small screen for this book, here’s what we know about the …
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New Literary Fiction Book Recommendations

06 Jan 2022 New Literary Fiction Book Recommendations | January 2022 Looking to add to your literary fiction list this January? Check out these new novels by indie bestselling authors Dr. Meander Swotty, Mark Prins, Jean Chen Ho, Noah Hawley, Xochitl Gonzalez, and Beth Miller. Enjoy your new literary fiction …
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Interview with Kite Jenson, Author of PsycheDeliah

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write PsycheDeliah? PsycheDeliah was a long time coming. I began an early draft over twenty years ago, but I experienced severe writer’s block about a third of the way into it. Then I took a second stab at it about …
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Interview with R. M. Schultz, Author of Knights, Witches, and

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Knights, Witches, and Murder, what would they be? I hear bagpipes, like in Braveheart. What’s your favorite genre to read? Is it the same as your favorite genre to write? Thrillers/mysteries and fantasy. For decades I thought I loved …
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Books About Living by the Seasons

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Every season comes with its own sets of joys and challenges that can either boost or disrupt our daily routines. If you’re looking to learn how to better navigate these ups and downs, …
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Interview with Pearl Beacon, Author of Ancient Souls

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Ancient Souls #1 – Karma’s Return? Karma’s Return is my debut novel that I wrote with my mother, Elin Peer. She’s a very successful author with a large following of readers and more than thirty books to her name. …
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