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Tana French
Tana French The Witch Elm
"I had been thinking about the link between luck and empathy," says Dublin Murder Squad series author Tana French about her new standalone mystery, The Witch Elm. In this twisted tale, she looks at what happens when things take a turn for a man who had "gotten all the right coin flips in life."
Kate Atkinson
Kate Atkinson Transcription
The year is 1940, and Juliet Armstrong is on the trail of Nazi collaborators. Juliet isn't some MI5 femme fatale; the protagonist of Transcription, a new novel by Kate Atkinson, is just an 18-year-old girl who writes up surveilled sessions between fascist sympathizers. But though she's a minor cog in the war effort among the secret agents, she's soon pulled into bigger things.
Deborah Harkness
Deborah Harkness Time's Convert
Just as her bestselling All Souls trilogy is being adapted for television, Deborah Harkness returns to the world of vampires and witches with Time's Convert. Goodreads talked to the history professor about researching her fantasies, writing a "sequely-prequely thing," and why she's never read Dracula.
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Kate Morton
Kate Morton The Clockmaker's Daughter
Australian writer Kate Morton has made a career out of weaving tales about secrets that haunt the characters in her books, including The Forgotten Garden, The Secret Keeper, and The Lake House. Now in her sixth novel, The Clockmaker's Daughter, she tells a story of murder, mystery, and thievery.
Leif Enger
Leif Enger Virgil Wander
Peace Like a River author Leif Enger's new novel, Virgil Wander, is set in a small Minnesota community. Books set in tiny towns offer "a rich stew of conflict, betrayal, and misunderstanding, not to mention romantic longings and acts of outsized decency," he says, recommending some of his favorite books.
Sally Field
Sally Field In Pieces
Actress Sally Field has spent more than five decades in front of a camera. Now it's Field's turn to tell her own story, in her own words, in the new memoir. In honor of her book, Field is recommending five more powerful memoirs that have inspired her.
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Sarah J. Maas
Sarah J. Maas Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass, #7)
"Aelin decided to follow the path I'd laid out for her in Kingdom of Ash," says bestselling author, Sarah J. Maas. "Right to the very last line." As Throne of Glass fans prepare themselves to follow their favorite characters "to whatever end," Maas reflects on her journey with the series and relationship with her beloved main character.
Markus Zusak
Markus Zusak Bridge of Clay
It's been over a decade since Markus Zusak published The Book Thief, but his latest novel Bridge of Clay is a story that the internationally acclaimed author has been dreaming of since he was 19. "It's the book I always wanted to write," Zusak says. "And always had the most hopes for."
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I'd Rather Be Reading: A Library of Art for Book Lovers
I'd Rather Be Reading: A Library of Art for Book Lovers translates the passion for reading into contemporary art, photography, and illustrations.

Mark Bradford: Tomorrow Is Another Day
Mark Bradford is best known for his large abstract paintings. He uses fragments of posters, billboards, newsprint, and other found objects to create commentaries on class, race, and gender through his lens as a black American artist.

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Kendall Ryan
Kendall Ryan Flirting with Forever
Kendall Ryan, the bestselling author of Hard to Love and Filthy Beautiful Lies, introduces us to a seriously seductive friendship in Flirting with Forever. She talked to us about irresistible banter, book boyfriends, and favorite romance tropes.
Jamie McGuire
Jamie McGuire From Here to You (Crash and Burn, #1)
Calling all contemporary romance fans: The brand-new series from Jamie McGuire is here! The author of Beautiful Disaster and Beautiful Oblivion talks to us about the runaway bride at the heart of From Here to You, the allure of bad boys, and her favorite love stories.
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Megan Whalen Turner
Megan Whalen Turner Thick as Thieves (The Queen's Thief, #5)
Bow down to YA royalty—Megan Whalen Turner is back with a new The Queen's Thief adventure. She shares the books that inspire her love of history and magic.
Stephanie Garber
Stephanie Garber Caraval (Caraval, #1)
Caraval has electrified early readers with its tale of a magical game that's both dazzling and dangerous. Garber shares her favorite mysteries, fantasy series, and more.
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National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
It's time to get ready for National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo). Goodreads talked to Grant Faulkner, executive director of the nonprofit organization behind the creative endeavor, about how you can get involved—and how you can support NaNoWriMo's projects.

Books Through Bars
The volunteer-run nonprofit organization Books Through Bars distributes free books to incarcerated people in the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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Lisa Brennan-Jobs
Lisa Brennan-Jobs Small Fry
Lisa Brennan-Jobs' coming-of-age memoir, Small Fry, details her childhood as the disowned daughter of Apple cofounder and tech icon Steve Jobs. "I felt ashamed to be the dark side of someone’s brilliant story—and I wanted to write, in part, to understand that," she says about her debut book.
Heather Morris
Heather   Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris' debut novel, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, started with a simple question: Would she like to meet a man who had a story to tell?
Christina Dalcher
Christina Dalcher Vox
The debut novel Vox is set in a dystopian near-future where women live in forced silence, limited to 100 words a day, and are forbidden from holding jobs.
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Victoria Schwab
Victoria Schwab (Don't) Call Me Crazy
Featuring many notable YA authors including Adam Silvera and Libby Bray, (Don't) Call Me Crazy is an inspiring essay collection that deconstructs the stigma around mental health. Here Victoria Schwab shares an excerpt on the paralyzing struggle of negative thought spirals.
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