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Excerpt From New Novel Based on Amelia Earhart Romance

'Her Last Flight' by bestselling Beatriz Williams will sweep you away to 1940's Hawaii and beyond


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Book by Barbara Delinsky and Debbie Macombers among these books set by the sea

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4 Inspiring Nonfiction Books

Remarkable lives, acts of kindness and other uplifting reads

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2020 Summer Preview

Crime, history, whimsy, romance — there's something for every reader

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'Bosch' Creator on Latest Book

Michael Connelly's new hero is a reporter but he's not done with detective Bosch

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10 Books Now in Paperback

Spend less on best-selling nonfiction, historical novels, a hot thriller and more

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Nora Roberts' New Bestselling Thriller 'Hideaway'

Dive into this suspenseful story about trauma and drama within a wealthy Hollywood family

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Emma Straub's 'All Adults Here'

A thoughtful, often-funny novel about a family with growing-up pains

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Number One Bestseller ‘The Vanishing Half’

Read the first chapter of this must-read new novel about racism from acclaimed author Brit Bennett

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Read a Portion of Michael Connelly's 'Fair Warning'

Jack McEvoy hunts a serial killer in the author's gripping new thriller

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John Moe's 'The Hilarious World of Depression'

The podcast host offers humor and hope with frank talk about mental illness

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Read an Excerpt From Terry McMillan’s New Novel

You’ll fall in love with this warm, funny story by the ‘Waiting to Exhale’ author


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6 Relaxing Podcasts

Soothing sounds, mellow voices and more can transport you to dreamland

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Riveting True Crime Podcasts

These five killer shows with top-notch storytelling will get your heart pumping

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5 Food and Cooking Podcasts

Tune in to culinary storytelling that will inspire and transport you

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9 Online Book Clubs

Find wonderful reads, insightful discussions and more — from a distance

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Books on Pandemics

Explore the dramatic real-life stories behind Typhoid Mary, the 1918 flu, and more

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4 Novels Set in Paris

Longing to travel? These stories will transport you to the City of Light

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