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  • Goodreads Editors (and CEO) Share Their Mystery Picks
    Die-hard mystery fans are always on the hunt for their next supremely satisfying whodunit. To help you stock that Want to Read shelf, we asked a few of the most dedicated mystery readers in our office—including our CEO, Veronica,…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Jan 21, 4:12pm -
  • 10 Romances to Try If You Love the Fake Dating Trope
     Rachel Lynn Solomon is best known to her fans for writing heartfelt contemporary YA novels like 2020's Today Tonight Tomorrow and her 2018 debut You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone.This month, Solomon publishes her first romance for adults. In Th…
    - 36 days ago, 18 Dec 20, 8:43pm -
  • Melissa Albert Recommends YA Tales Where the Real World Gets Real Magical
     Melissa Albert burst onto the YA scene (and catapulted into readers' hearts) with her 2018 debut The Hazel Wood. This darkly fantastical novel that sets the Hinterlands, a mysterious fairytale world, beside our real one nabbed Albert a Goodrea…
    - 36 days ago, 18 Dec 20, 1:11am -
  • Goodreads Members Share the Books They've Been Rereading
      A comforting balm. A much-needed diversion. Time spent with an old friend. Childhood memories and annual traditions. We asked the Goodreads community to share the books they've found themselves rereading during the past year and what tho…
    - 37 days ago, 17 Dec 20, 10:39pm -
  • A Mystery Maven's Favorite Whodunits, Thrillers, and Capers of 2020
     Kellye Garrett's first novel, Hollywood Homicide, was released in August 2017 and won the Agatha, Anthony, Lefty, and Independent Publisher “IPPY” awards for best first novel. Hollywood Ending, the second book in her Detective by Day myste…
    - 44 days ago, 9 Dec 20, 11:24pm -
  • Beverly Jenkins Is Romance's Tough Pioneer—and Its Queen
     <spoiler>By Adrienne Johnson</spoiler><spoiler>Goodreads Contributor </spoiler>It’s perhaps a little too early to talk, so while she’s dealing with a morning-voice rasp, Beverly Jenkins is doing what she has to do. “So, me and my coffe…
    - 47 days ago, 7 Dec 20, 5:36pm -
  • Bill Gates Picks 5 Good Books for a Lousy Year
     Bill Gates, tech pioneer, co-founder of Microsoft, and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is an avid reader who people follow for his excellent book recommendations. As he looks ahead to a new year and a new book that he has auth…
    - 50 days ago, 4 Dec 20, 10:19pm -
  • A Romance Writer's Year of Red-Hot Reading
     Talia Hibbert is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. A lifelong bookworm, she’s known for haunting the local library, eating too many biscuits, and writing sexy, diverse romance novels.Gushing about books is Talia’s prim…
    - 50 days ago, 4 Dec 20, 7:55pm -

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  • Reader Review: "Juliet"
    by [email protected]?sReviews: Julie saw Umberto at the back of the room as she was leaving the stage. She knew this wasn't going to be good news because he wasn't smiling like always. "Aunt Rose has died" were the words that tumbled out of his mouth.…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Jan 21, 12:00pm -
  • Reader Review: "Life After Life"
    by BuffaloGirlKS (Wright, Kansas): Revolving around the life of an upper class English woman from her birth and death (and subsequent numerous alternative births and deaths) on a cold winter night through both World Wars, this book portrays English s…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Jan 21, 12:00pm -
  • Reader Review: "Caste"
    by PatCarole (Boston): I finally finished Caste this morning -- 6 weeks after starting it. (This included a midway break during which I read Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell.) Caste is an important study of where the United States stands in 2020 with regar…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jan 21, 12:00pm -
  • Reader Review: "The Sun Down Motel"
    by Roberta (Los Ranchos): This is the first book of Simone St James that I have read and I loved it. It's like Bates Motel on steroids. I grew up in a town that had many roadside hotels just like the one on the cover of the book. I never thought of t…
    - 27 days ago, 27 Dec 20, 12:00pm -
  • Reader Review: "The Dutch House"
    by Cloggie Downunder (Thirroul): The Dutch House is the seventh novel by NYT best-selling American author, Ann Patchett. It had been Danny's childhood home. Cyril Conroy had bought the incredible Dutch House, there in small-town Pennsylvania, in 1946…
    - 42 days ago, 12 Dec 20, 12:00pm -
  • Reader Review: "Educated"
    by Cloggie Downunder (Thirroul): "Learning in our family was entirely self-directed: you could learn anything you could teach yourself, after your work was done. Some of us were more disciplined than others. I was one of the least disciplined, so by…
    - 47 days ago, 7 Dec 20, 12:00pm -
  • Reader Review: "The Mountains Sing"
    by Babs: I was overcome with emotion at how profoundly moving I found The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai. Lyrical prose filled with images that will forever change how I view lives so vastly different than my own. I always viewed the tragedy o…
    - 75 days ago, 9 Nov 20, 12:00pm -
  • Reader Review: "The Exiles"
    by Becky H (Chicago): Evangeline, a young governess, is arrested on a false charge and "transported" to Australia. Her lover does not rescue her and she bears his child on the ship. In the 1840's Britain sent thousands of "undesirables" to exile in…
    - 75 days ago, 9 Nov 20, 12:00pm -