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Book Review: Melissa McCartys News Girls Don’t Cry

Book Review: Melissa McCarty's News Girls Don’t Cry

It’s all there on the front cover: Author Melissa McCarty, ....more

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Book Review: Bagdad Central

Apr 14, 2014, 2:40 GMT

Book Review: Bagdad Central

This compelling novel opens in the streets of Baghdad during April 2003 as American and coalition forces begin their occupation.Inspector Muhsin al-Khafaji wants only to avoid conflict, stay out of sight, enjoy poetry and take care of his family including his ailing daughter, Mrouj. Toward that end, Muhsin abandons...

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Book Review: Nearly Gone

Apr 14, 2014, 2:36 GMT

Book Review: Nearly Gone

From an early age, high school student Nearly Boswell has been told to never trust a man and excelling at school is her best hope of escaping a life of poverty. Nearly and her best friend are neck and neck for winning a coveted scholarship that includes community service assignments, which for Nearly that means...

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Book Review: The Detainee

Apr 14, 2014, 2:32 GMT

Book Review: The Detainee

Sixty-three year old ex-Mafia enforcer Clancy, once known as the “Big Guy” is now a detainee on an island off the East Coast. What was once a residential area is now a grim place as the entire island is now the mainland’s garbage dump and that includes those members of society deemed...

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Book Review: Free to Fall

Apr 14, 2014, 2:28 GMT

Book Review: Free to Fall

In the not so distant future, people are relying upon a decision making app known as Lux to tell them when to get up, what to wear, who to date and basically direct every aspect of their lives. Great if you want nothing more then a...

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Book Review: Ice Cold

Apr 14, 2014, 2:21 GMT

Book Review: Ice Cold

With tensions currently escalating between the United States and Russia and speculation about the possibility of another cold war, this collection of twenty new tales from the first cold war is particularly timely. Jeffery Deaver’s “Comrade 35” starts things rolling with a completely different take on...

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Book Review: Aunt Dimity and the Wishing Well

Apr 14, 2014, 2:16 GMT

Book Review: Aunt Dimity and the Wishing Well

Everyone knows their neighbors in the close knit Cotswold Village of Finch, England which made the reclusive Hector Huggins something of a mystery. While most residents thrived on gossip and knowing the latest news, Hector fished and kept to himself but that didn’t prevent...

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Book Review: A Bride for One Night

Mar 28, 2014, 3:11 GMT

Book Review: A Bride for One Night

In her first book to be translated into English, Calderon presents seventeen Talmudic tales, retold as finely nuanced fictional short stories. At the start of each one is the bare bones original text version that provides the general outline for what’s to come. The retold story is then followed by...

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Book Review: The Last Wild

Mar 28, 2014, 3:07 GMT

After spending the last six years locked away in Spectrum Hall Academy for Challenging Children, twelve year old Kester Jaynes is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. A deadly virus known simply as the red-eye killed every animal and edible plant on the planet, most people live in tightly controlled...

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In-depth interview with philosopher Mark Rowlands

In-depth interview with philosopher Mark Rowlands

Mark Rowlands, who is the author of titles such as Sci-Phi: Philosophy from Socrates ....more

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Holiday 2013 Finds: Out-of-Style, Modern Perspective of How, Why and When Vintage Fashions Evolved

Dec 23, 2013, 7:02 GMT

Holiday 2013 Finds: Out-of-Style, Modern Perspective of How, Why and When Vintage Fashions Evolved

A perfect gift for anyone in the family who loves fashion and perhaps a bit of detective work with old photos in the family album, the new hardcover “Out-of-Style” is the definitive guide to who wore what, and when.

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'The Simple Heart Cure' one doctor's blueprint to fight heart disease

Nov 17, 2013, 21:28 GMT

The Simple Heart Cure one doctors blueprint to fight heart disease
'The Simple Heart Cure' one doctor's blueprint to fight heart disease

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Holiday Reads 2013: Papersalt children's books a great choice

Oct 15, 2013, 22:37 GMT

Holiday Reads 2013: Papersalt childrens books a great choice

Case in point, Papersalt has an amazing line of children’s books that are fun and informative that nurture life lessons and good manners and all things kids should know about being good kids.  Let’s face it, there are a lot of kids out there that are learning bad behavior through no fault of mom and dad, most families have two working parents and a lot of what Junior learns comes from the mean streets of day care and after school programs.

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J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst's book 'S.' an anticipated fall release

Sep 13, 2013, 23:25 GMT

J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorsts book S. an anticipated fall release

J.J. Abrams has a book coming out in October.

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Gift Book Spotlight: Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Dare to Look! (10th edition) Hardcover

Aug 8, 2013, 9:06 GMT

Gift Book Spotlight: Ripleys Believe It Or Not! Dare to Look! (10th edition) Hardcover

Dare to Look! is the 10th book – and best yet – in the phenomenal bestselling Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual series. It offers up the world of weird in an all-new collection of unbelievable stories from across the globe. The new Ripley's Believe It or Not! app allows hidden content in the book to come alive.

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My City, My Los Angeles takes insider view of City of Angels

Apr 4, 2013, 8:57 GMT

My City, My Los Angeles takes insider view of City of Angels
It's always best to have a savvy wingman when you hit a new city. They know the ins and the outs, the eats and the hangs. But sometimes you have to go off of hearsay and Yelp recommendations if you have no one you can trust. ... more

LIFE's New Book on Pope Francis debuts, on stands March 29

Mar 29, 2013, 2:15 GMT

LIFEs New Book on Pope Francis debuts, on stands March 29
LIFE’s new book: Pope Francis: The Vicar of Christ, From Saint Peter to Today goes on-sale tomorrow, March 29, and the hardcover hits bookstores on 4/16. ... more

Win a 32GB Wifi iPad Mini and enjoy The Secret City!

Jan 30, 2013, 21:14 GMT

Win a 32GB Wifi iPad Mini and enjoy The Secret City!
Digital publisher NARR8 has released the first episode of The Secret City - an adaptation of a fantasy novel by Russian author Vadim Panov. M&C is celebrating the release of The Secret City by giving away a 32GB Wifi iPad Mini! ... more

Win Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
“100 Facts About Sharks” just in time for Shark Week! Top summer beach read
'Discretion' author Allison Leotta July appearances
'Sex, drugs and relationships' Dr. Reef to Book Expo signing in NYC
Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes novels, introductions from BBC series Gatiss and Moffat
Asylum: Sopranos' star Joe Pantoliano reveals all in new memoir
Win A Wrinkle in Time: 50th Anniversary Edition!
Frank DeCaro 'Dead Celebrity Cookbook' signing, Los Angeles January 9

Comics/Graphic Novels

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Book Review: Shifter

Oct 31, 2013, 7:50 GMT

Book Review: Shifter

Noah Freeman was just an ordinary government drone, monitoring the environment and looking forward to his upcoming wedding. Noticing a dam filled to the brim that had previously been only half-full and knowing there had been no measurable rainfall, Noah informed his boss of the anomaly before...

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Book Review: Cry Wolf: Volume 2

May 10, 2013, 7:26 GMT

Book Review: Cry Wolf: Volume 2
Based on Brigg’s bestseller Cry Wolf in the Alpha and Omega series, part two of this graphic comic adaptation finds werewolf enforcer Charles and his mate Anna, a rare omega wolf, hunting a rogue killer werewolf deep in the Montana Mountains. What they discover is far more chilling then... ... more

Book Review: T-rex Trying

Jan 30, 2013, 7:03 GMT

Book Review: T-rex Trying

What started as a joke rapidly took on a life of its own as Hugh Murphy’s redundant yet hilarious view of what life would be like for the world’s most fearsome predator acquired a worldwide internet following. Now you too can enjoy Murphy's twisted look at...

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David Beckham Book Signing Pictures

Dec 21, 2013, 20:46 GMT

David Beckham Book Signing Pictures
We have added a set of pictures of the 'David Beckham' Book Signing at Waterstone's in London on December 19, 2013. ... more

Holiday 2013 Finds: A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True, 1907-1940

Dec 2, 2013, 9:03 GMT

Holiday 2013 Finds: A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True, 1907-1940

Barbara Stanwyck, the luminous star of such classic movies as ''Stella Dallas,'' ''The Lady Eve'' and ''Double Indemnity'' and the award-winning western television series ''The Big Valley,'' was enigmatic and down to earth. She was adored by peers and crew.

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Book spotlight: Sci-Fi Adventure Earthman Jack a must-read selection

Oct 29, 2013, 2:34 GMT

Book spotlight: Sci-Fi Adventure Earthman Jack a must-read selection

Matthew Kadish, author of Earthman Jack vs. The Ghost Planet has created a memorable character that must overcome his underachieving nature and channel his inner courage in order to save the world from an invasion of evil aliens. With its mixture of sci-fi action and coming-of-age themes, Kadish’s novel is an intriguing candidate to fill the void that was created when J.K. Rowling penned the final novel in her popular Harry Potter series.

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