book picks

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    New beginnings: Five novels of reinvention

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    Many people use the new year as an opportunity to change something in their life that they aren't happy with. If you aren't sure...
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    Read it first: January's book-to-movie picks

    Some of the best movies and television series were born from the pages of a book. Every month Candace from Beth Fish Reads features...
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    Fiction meets TV: A Rizzoli & Isles mashup

    Rizzoli and Isles is a hit TV series focusing on the relationship between its two main characters -- Detective Jane Rizzoli and...
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    Touchdown! 5 Football novels for bowl season

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    We're right in the middle of championship football season: College bowls have been going on since mid-December, and the Super Bowl...
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    Books to cuddle up with

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    It's getting colder outside every day, and there's nothing like snuggling up by the fire with a good book.
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    Best books of love letters

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    It's National Letter Writing Week! In honor of the celebration of the written word, we're highlighting the best books of love...
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    Books for New Year's Eve

    If you're exhausted from hosting or traveling for the holidays, going out on New Year's Eve might seem just too daunting. Here are a...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Everything Was Good-bye by Gurjinder Basran

    Gurjinder Basran's debut novel has been compared to Jhumpa Lahiri's writing, and for good reason. This tender, thoughtfully written...
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    New year, new you: Best self-improvement books

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    New Year's is just days away. And if you're like most, you have at least one resolution. So we've found the best books that will...
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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...