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Interview with Phyllis Cherry, Author of Mystery at Camp Esther

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Mystery at Camp Esther, White Feathers Academy: Book II? Halo Havens, the hopeful angel child, appeared one day and has lived in my imagination ever since. Midas, her big golden dog, was a beloved protector and member of my …
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Local Woman Missing TV Series: What We Know (Release Date,

Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica has a TV series adaptation in the works. For all the details about a possible film adaptation of this book, here’s what we know about the Local Woman Missing TV series: What’s it about? What’s the plot? Local Woman Missing is a mystery novel …
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What’s In The Infrastructure Bill for Libraries?

President Joe Biden signed H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, into law Monday, November 16, 2021. The $1.2 trillion dollar bill will have the largest federal investments in public transit, the largest investment in passenger rail since Amtrak was created, the largest investment in bridge repair since the …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 17, 2021

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. HarperPerennial, publisher of You Feel it Just Below the Ribs by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by HarperPerennial, publisher of You Feel it Just Below the …
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The Final Girl Support Group HBO Max TV Series: What

The Final Girl Support Group has a HBO TV series adaptation in the works. So, if you’re interested in the details of a potential movie or series based on this book, here’s what we know about The Final Girl Support Group series: What’s it about? What’s the plot? From deadline: …
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Book Fetish: Volume 482

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The NOVL Here’s a little more about our partner: Join NOVL Nation for YA exclusive sneak peeks, monthly book box giveaways, the NOVLtea talk show, and access to FREE advance copies! Brought to …
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9 Great Book Club Picks to Start a Conversation

Atria Books Told from alternating perspectives, an evocative and riveting novel about the lifelong bond between two women, one Black and one white, whose friendship is indelibly altered by a tragic event—a powerful and poignant exploration of race in America today and its devastating impact on ordinary lives. Book clubs: …
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Interview with Erick Drake, Author of Elashom The Great Refuses

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Elashom The Great Refuses And Other Stories: A collection of dark sci-fi & fantasy short stories? Not all story ideas have the legs for a full-blown novel or audio play, but yet they pull at my imagination and demand …
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The Maid Movie: What We Know (Release Date, Cast, Movie

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Nov 5th, 2021 (Last Updated Nov 5th, 2021) The Maid by Nita Prose has a movie adaptation in the works at Universal. For all the details about this upcoming big screen film adaptation, here’s what we know about The Maid movie: What’s it about? What’s …
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I Mustache: What Are The Best Mustaches On Book Covers

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Movember means that you’re gonna see a lot more hairy men — at least between their lip and nose this November. Men are encouraged to grow out their mustaches — if they’re not …
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25 Best Historical Mystery Books

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Nov 10th, 2021 (Last Updated Nov 10th, 2021) Historical Mysteries are a subgenre of both historical fiction and mystery novels. If you love books set in a different time period and you enjoy a satisfying whodunit, then perhaps these titles might interest you! This is …
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Interview with Michelle G

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Self Love Notes: Uplifting Poetry, Affirmations & Quotes? The effects of adversity can permeate throughout our lives, influencing choices and decisions. It may also impact family dynamics by setting up generational cycles unresolved issues go unchecked. Putting myself first …
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Cloud Cuckoo Land: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr. Quick(-ish) Recap The four-paragraph version: Cloud Cuckoo Land is about …
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Interview with Mercedes King, Author of Jackie’s Paris

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Jackie’s Paris? I love all things Jackie Kennedy. A few years ago, when I read about her junior year of college spent abroad in Paris, I wondered if I could craft it into a story…and here we are! What’s …
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Interview with Gemma Cates, Author of Dragons Do It Nerdier

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Dragons Do It Nerdier? I love reading romances with nerdy-hot heroes, so I knew that my Dragons Shifters Do It series had to have one! What’s your favorite genre to read? Is it the same as your favorite genre …
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New Biography and Memoir Books to Read

16 Nov 2021 Looking for some new biography and memoir books for your library? There are so many new releases this week that you’re bound to find a new favorite. You can pick up new books from James Dan Casey, Dave Grohl, Scottie Pippen, and many more. Enjoy your new …
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20 New Christmas Books for Kids To Celebrate The Season

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. It doesn’t snow where I live. I have to take the kids into the mountains quite a distance away in order to go sledding or to make a snowman, and that’s only if …
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

16 Nov 2021 Set off on an adventure to new worlds this week! This selection of new science fiction and fantasy books will surely please! Science Fiction fans should be excited about the latest from bestselling authors Jay Allan, Peter Cawdron, Faith Hunter, and more. If Fantasy is what your …
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Summary and Review: Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

The four-paragraph version: Cloud Cuckoo Land is about a book and how it manages to survive across time. It follows four sets of characters in different time periods who all come across a (fictional) ancient Greek tale called Cloud Cuckoo Land by Antonius Diogenes. In the 1400’s in Constantinople, Anna …
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It’s Time to Stop Being Surprised That Comics Are Jewish

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I have lost track of the amount of articles, thinkpieces, reviews, and podcasts I’ve encountered online that open by announcing, with great fanfare, that many of the writers and artists who created your …
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Interview with Diane Weiner, Author of Murder in Training

If you were in an elevator with a stranger and had 1 minute or less to describe Murder in Training before the doors opened, what description would you give? A retired music teacher and her best friend join a training class to prep for a breast cancer charity race. When a member …
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20 Must-Read Middle Grade Fairytale Retellings

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. There are few things I love more than a great fairytale retelling. I loved fantasy as a kid, so even from a young age I was attracted to books exploring fairytale tropes and …
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Interview with James Dan Casey, Author of We Shall Never

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write We Shall Never Speak of This Again? I am 3rd generation Irish and always had an interest in Irish history. My ancestors lived in County Roscommon which experienced the highest population loss in Ireland during the 19th century Great …
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Best Romance & Chick Lit Books for 2022 (New &

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Nov 19th, 2021 (Last Updated Nov 19th, 2021) If you’re in the mood to read some chick lit with plenty of romance and meet cutes, this is a list of the Best Romance & Chick Lit Books for 2022! For me, I’ve been enjoying Emily …
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