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Review: The Bohemians, Ben Tarnoff

Ben Tarnoff’s book The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers who Reinvented American Literature offers a fresh look at four authors who came into their own during San Francisco’s burgeoning 1860s. The ...
 
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Ready to Blow your Mind? Best Books of 2014

2014 – The Best Books and Articles With 2015 almost upon us and 2014 expiring soon we must review the past and look to the future. In 2014, we had 38,224 people visit our site with 70,346 pages viewed. That is a lot of pe...
 
 
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The Empty Shelf Challenge

2015 is right around the corner, and that means one thing: RESOLUTIONS! If you are like me, my New Year’s resolutions last about 24 hours. I have kept very few for the whole year. In 2014, though, I stumbled upon a resolu...

 
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Best Books of 2014: Mystery & Suspense

As 2014 draws to a close, it is time to reflect on the glorious new releases of this year. Last week, Rebecca told you about the wonderful non-fiction works (read her article here). Now, we move on to the best books of 2014 in ...
 
 
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Best Books of 2014: Fiction

2014 has come to an end. There were some wonderful novels released this year. Debut writers were very hot in 2014, but established writers were also impressive. Before we get busy sorting through the upcoming 2015 titles, we wa...

 
 
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Best Books of 2014: Sci-Fi & Fantasy

All of us here at Bookkaholic love…well…books.  My genre of choice is speculative fiction: science fiction, steampunk, fantasy, graphic novels, basically anything that slightly smacks of “geek.” I enjoy ...
 
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books like the maze runner
books like the maze runner

5 Books Like The Maze Runner

Lost, you wander from book shelf to book shelf. The throbbing in your eye sockets remains even after a few days’ rest from your one-week binge read of all five books of The Maze Runner series by James Dashner. Now you are...
 
 
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The State of Publishing 2014 and 2015

As a book publisher I often wonder what the state of publishing will be like in the next year. Will we profit? Will we lose? How are the next five years looking? How were the last five years? What are the trends and how can I c...

 
 
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Review: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

With her first novel, The Miniaturist, author Jessie Burton proves that some debuts create more buzz than they warrant. While The Miniaturist does garner a reader’s attention, the book is fraught with issues that prevent ...
 
 
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Best Books of 2014: Nonfiction

2014 has been a great year for nonfiction, especially for memoirs. Roz Chast’s Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant, a memoir in graphic novel form, was a finalist for the National Book Award and won the inaugural Kirkus...
 
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Best Play Taught in High Schools (Results)

Last week we posed a question, and you responded.  I’ll go ahead and ask it again, though—what’s the best play you read in high school? Guess what?  We have a four-way tie.   Your Choices: Lorraine Hansberry’s A Rais...