book picks

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    Historical fiction beyond Anne Boleyn: Best of 2012

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    Historical fiction covers a variety of subjects, not just the wives of Henry VIII (of course, there are plenty of books about them...
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    Holiday mysteries for the cozy lover

    Pour a cup of coffee or tea, make a plate of your favorite Christmas cookies, and relax with a light cozy mystery. Our selections...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Vanity Fare by Megan Caldwell

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    Vanity Fare looks to be the perfect novel to curl up with on a cold night. After all, with a tagline as appealing as "A novel of...
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    Books for the end of the world

    If you're reading this, then the world probably didn't really end with the Mayan calendar. We're glad to still be here, but we do...
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    Audiobooks for the Christmas season

    Each month Candace of Beth Fish Reads recommends the best in audiobooks, the perfect way to read when you're on the move. This...
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    Best holiday books for kids

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    There's nothing like cuddling up with your kids by the fire, cracking open a classic, and reading about different holiday traditions.
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Because I Said So! by Ken Jennings

    Because I Said So! The Truths Behind the Myths, Tales & Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids by Ken Jennings is a...
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    Read a New Book month

    Many of us have a tendency to get stuck in a bit of a rut, reading-wise. After all, we know what we like, so why shake things up?...
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    Best books you missed in 2012

    You always hear about the best-selling books that come out every week, but what about those hidden gems that every newspaper and...
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    Gift guide: Best books for moms

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    Here are books mom would love to find tucked into her stocking this year.
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    Gift guide: Best coffee table books

    Coffee table books are the ultimate niche gift for the special people on your holiday gift-giving list. Our recommendations include...
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    Giving good book cheer

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    Looking for stocking stuffers and hostess gifts for the holiday season? Don't forget that books are the perfect way to inspire, to...
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    Gift guide: Book picks for the guy in your life

    If you're desperately searching for the perfect Christmas gift for your spouse/boyfriend/significant other, look no further. Here...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Heads in Beds by Jacob Tomsky

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    Before you turn on the light switch or lay down on the pillow in your hotel room, I recommend reading Jacob Tomsky's memoir about...
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    Novels in letters for National Letter Writing Week

    The second week of January is National Letter Writing Week! Most of us have abandoned pen and ink in favor of emails, texts and...
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    Fiction meets TV: A Walking Dead mash-up

    The Walking Dead is setting records with its high ratings for cable channel AMC. Whether you're a huge Walking Dead fan or want...
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    Gift guide: Best books for foodies

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    The foodies in your life will savor these yummy reads.
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    What's hot in biographies and memoirs

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    Each month, Candace of Beth Fish Reads invites you to meet fascinating people by reading buzz-worthy memoirs or biographies. Do you...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Love in the Years of Lunacy by Mandy Sayer

    Love is colorblind in Mandy Sayers' Love in the Years of Lunacy, but with World War II raging, Pearl may have to go to war to keep it.
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    Hot YA reads

    The end of the year is quickly approaching, but new books are still being released every week. Check out some of November and...