book picks

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    Fiction meets non-fiction: A mash-up

    Which is better -- fiction or non-fiction? We've paired some favorite fiction reads with some non-fiction suggestions that explore...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns

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    Nothing is more important to 36-year-old Gal Garner than tending her roses and making sure her high school students are pushed to...
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    Enough with the Grey!

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    Look, we all know about the 50 Shades of Grey phenonmenon. And that’s great. But what if you just aren’t into it? These...
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    Must-read: What the Nanny Saw by Fiona Neill

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    There have been many books set during the financial downturn, from stories about formerly wealthy women forced to start over to...
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    Lou Berney talks Whiplash River

    Author Lou Berney visits the SheKnows Book Lounge to talk about his new book, cooking and the writing process.
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    Must-read: Dare Me by Megan Abbott

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    Megan Abbott's latest novel Dare Me is a provocative, disturbing look at teenagers and the difficult nature of love and loyalty....
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    Fiction meets non-fiction: A mashup

    Which is better -- fiction or non-fiction? We've paired some favorite fiction reads with some non-fiction suggestions that explore...
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    Adventures in e-reading: Worth the download

    Each month, Swapna Krishna from S. Krishna's Books brings us the hottest titles to download to our e-readers -- from the enhanced...
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    July's book passages: Pick your favorite

    When I have trouble deciding what to read next, I like to skim the opening pages of the books on my night stand to see which one...
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    Living the Sweet Life with Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield!

    Who doesn't have fond memories of the Wakefield twins from Sweet Valley High? Thanks to author Francine Pascal, the blonde twins...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Where We Belong by Emily Giffin

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    Emily Giffin is one of women's fiction's most celebrated authors. She hit the ground running with Something Borrowed , introducing...
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    Hot in hardcover: July edition

    Jenn Lawrence picks the hottest titles in hardcover for July.
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    Must-read: Broken Harbor by Tana French

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    Tana French is well-known for her absolutely gripping mysteries. She burst onto the scene with In the Woods , a novel that inspires...
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    Armchair travels: London

    As July comes to an end, all eyes will be on London and the Summer Olympics. Whether you know the city well or have only dreamed of...
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    Paperback originals to read poolside

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    Hardcover books are great, beautiful on the shelf, but sadly they can be expensive. But did you know that there are books that are...
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    Fiction meets TV: A Summer Olympics mashup

    With the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics airing on July 27, we thought a special edition of fiction meets TV was in order....
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    Beth Harbison talks When In Doubt, Add Butter

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    New York Times bestselling author Beth Harbison has a talent for writing not only great novels, but books that are perfect beach...
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    Joy Castro talks Hell or High Water

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    Joy Castro's fiction debut, Hell or High Water (July 17), a thriller set in post-Katrina New Orleans, is a SheKnows book pick for...
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    Audio book roundup: Olympics bound

    As excitement builds for the London Summer Olympics, fans are getting ready to meet the next Olympic champions. If you're having...
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    Femme fatale: July edition

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    There has been quite a resurgence of thrillers written by women as of late. Each month, Jenn Lawrence will spotlight those...