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The Shell Seekers

The Shell Seekers

August 2, 2019

If you like the sound of a multigenerational family saga full of interesting, well-developed, and flawed-but-likable characters, The Shell Seekers may be the next great (big) book you’re looking for.

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A Share in Death

A Share in Death

July 26, 2019

Deborah Crombie’s A Share in Death kicks off a long-running British mystery series with a strong sense of place and compelling characters whose personal lives matter every bit as much as their police work.

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Gift from the Sea

Gift from the Sea

July 19, 2019

To me, there are two kinds of summer reads: fast-moving books that have me compulsively turning the pages, and more contemplative works that prompt me to slow down, both as a reader and as a person. Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea sits firmly in the latter category.

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Happiness for Beginners

Happiness for Beginners

July 12, 2019

Some books manage to feel fun and breezy while still tackling serious topics. In Katherine Center’s novel Happiness for Beginners, she shows us how one woman bounces back from personal tragedy.

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Kindred

Kindred

July 5, 2019

If you’re looking for a breathtaking, breathless novel that brings history to life, consider this your invitation to read Octavia Butler’s Kindred now. Right now.

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The Pelican Brief

The Pelican Brief

June 28, 2019

My favorite John Grisham novel is a heck of a page-turner, a political thriller turned blockbuster action movie, and summer reading gold.

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Love Walked In

Love Walked In

June 21, 2019

Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery. In her debut Love Walked In, Marisa de los Santos proves that happiness makes for terrific reading.

 

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One Great Book Volume 2 Trailer

One Great Book Volume 2 Trailer

June 14, 2019

One Great Book returns with Volume 2 on June 21st!

A whip-smart heroine witnesses a murder intended for her...
An unexpected inheritance brings the opportunity for reinvention…
A family gathers to untangle their truths…
A man walks into a coffee shop, and a wind of change blows in the door behind him...

All those stories and more are on their way, from Anne Bogel host of What Should I Read Next?. Each week on One Great Book, Anne pulls a standout title from her personal bookshelves, and shares just enough of the enticing details to encourage you to pick up these older gems... and it all happens in 10 minutes or less.

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This Must Be the Place

This Must Be the Place

May 10, 2019

This novel checks all my boxes: wildly ambitious, emotionally resonant, lushly written and laden with symbolism. And most importantly—it works.

Sleeping Giants

Sleeping Giants

May 3, 2019

Not my genre, not my style, not the kind of book I’m interested in, or so I thought. But then I gave Sylvain Neuvel’s Sleeping Giants a try. And… WOW.