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Why a Book BuJo Is Working for Me (Finally)

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. On any given day, I’m reading at least three books: for pleasure, for work, for homeschool, for interviews, etc. It never used to bother me before, but in the last few months, it’s …
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8 Books About the History of Eugenics in the United

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Eugenics, a process of selecting for “desirable” characteristics and against “undesirable” ones in future generations of humans, is a school of thought that has cast a long and chilling shadow over US history …
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Interview with Keishi Ando, Author of Wings and Windows

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Wings and Windows? The first line of the story just come to me as I wrote it down! If you had to pick theme songs for the main characters of Wings and Windows, what would they be? The Ave …
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Interview with Lane Cohen, Author of Borrowed Time

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Borrowed Time? When I was a kid, my dad took me to see the 1960 version of The Time Machine, and I remember thinking that the prop machine in the film was just about the coolest thing in the …
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Interview with Greg Dragon, Author of Neon Eclipse

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Neon Eclipse? I’ve always wanted to write a story about a crime family in the future, using the more colorful, entertaining elements of the gangsters of today, merging it with a world torn apart by war, plague, and capitalism, …
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Interview with Lindsay Buroker, Author of The Elf Tangent

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write The Elf Tangent? I tend to write series with big overarching storylines and lots of characters, but I’m a big fan of SF/F romance stories too. And I’ve long enjoyed stories about elves. The Lord of the Rings kind, …
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New Biography and Memoir Books to Read

29 Mar 2022 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 Erika Krouse, Thomas Fisher, Joan Gordon Finch, and many more. Enjoy your new biography and memoir …
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New Young Adult Books to Read

29 Mar 2022 Are you an avid reader of Young Adult books? This week you are in luck! With all of these new novels, you’re bound to find a new favorite book to add to your reading list. This week includes new novels from bestselling authors Judy Corry, Abbi Glines, Steven …
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Did You Like That Tweet? Then Read This Book

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Do you like, dislike, or hate Twitter? Do you like or love books? Surprise! Today you get to like/dislike/hate/love them in conjunction with each other, how exciting! I have a Twitter account but …
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

29 Mar 2022 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 Greg Dragon, Lane Cohen, Glynn Stewart, and more. If Fantasy is what your library needs, …
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The Best YA Books With a Second Chance Romance

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Romance lovers enjoy their tropes, and one trope that doesn’t get nearly enough love is second chance romance! It’s exactly what it sounds like: Our love interests have been involved romantically in the …
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9 Nonfiction Books About Disability by People of Marginalized Genders

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. When the bookish world celebrates marginalized voices in literature, I rarely see disabled, chronically ill, d/Deaf, and neurodivergent writers highlighted by non-disabled related outlets. Or, if they are highlighted, their disabilities are erased …
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New Books to Read in Literary Fiction

29 Mar 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 Keishi Ando, Kate Quinn, L.L. Diamond, and many more. Enjoy your new literary fiction books. Happy …
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New Romance Books to Read

29 Mar 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. Hamel, Jenny Frame, Penelope Ward, 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

29 Mar 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 Gilly Macmillan, Annie …
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New Releases Tuesday: The Best Books Out This Week

Wild and Wicked Things by Francesca May In the aftermath of World War I, a young woman gets swept into a glittering world filled with illicit magic, romance, blood debts, and murder in this lush and decadent debut novel. To those who are bright and young, to those who are …
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Getting Rid of “Clean” Romances

There are a lot of phrases in Romancelandia vernacular that I would love to get the boot. I’ve mentioned a few of them before, both in previous posts and the Kissing Books newsletter. Now, this is something that can’t really be avoided. Honestly, with the wide array of readers in …
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20 Must-Read Genre-Bending Sci-Fi Books

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. One of the coolest things about science fiction as a genre is that it’s mostly about the setting — you just need space or technology or aliens influencing how the story develops. And …
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Remembering The Magic Charm

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. In 1988, Elizabeth Koda-Callan published a book that would go on to build a surprising legacy and a long-running series, enchanting those who grew up in the 1980s and early ’90s. The first …
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