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Matt Haig
Matt Haig How to Stop Time
In Matt Haig's new novel, How to Stop Time, Tom Hazard doesn't like the idea of eternal life. You can't blame him. He's more than 400 years old.
Kristin Hannah
Kristin Hannah The Great Alone
This month, Kristin Hannah is following up on her bestselling WWII novel The Nightingale with The Great Alone, an off-the-grid family saga set in 1974 Alaska. She talked to Goodreads about the pressure of striking literary gold and her love for the 49th state.
Chloe Benjamin
Chloe  Benjamin The Immortalists
Chloe Benjamin's sweeping second novel begins in 1969 as a psychic tells four young siblings the date of their deaths—prophecies that will inform their next fifty years. Benjamin talked to Goodreads about fate, free will, and magic.
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Terese Marie Mailhot
Terese Marie Mailhot Heart Berries: A Memoir
Terese Marie Mailhot is a writer from a small Indian reservation in British Columbia, Canada. Her book Heart Berries illustrates her experience as a First Nations woman who grew up in poverty. Here, she shares five powerful memoirs that she says shaped her own work as a nonfiction writer and teacher.
Tayari Jones
Tayari Jones An American Marriage
Atlanta native Tayari Jones, the author of this month's An American Marriage, is on a mission to celebrate literature of the new South. "When people hear the term 'Southern literature,' they think about the Civil War, grandmothers, and mules," she says. "But the South is more than our past."
Jojo Moyes
Jojo Moyes Still Me (Me Before You, #3)
The author of Still Me loves to write about women who seize life. And she's selected some heroines to give you some reading inspiration.
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Dhonielle Clayton
Dhonielle Clayton The Belles (The Belles #1)
In a world where magic can be used to transform your appearance, what price would you pay to change the way you look? Author Dhonielle Clayton tackles this question and more as we ask her to unpack the meaning and value of beauty within the sweeping and opulent world of her young adult fantasy novel, The Belles.
Holly Black
Holly Black The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air, #1)
How does Holly Black love the faeries? Let her count the ways. "I love that they're a bit like nature itself," she says, "with the wildness and pitilessness of a storm…but also with the warmth of a lazy summer day." Black gives us a peek at the deadly, enchanting court in her new book, The Cruel Prince.
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Penny Reid
Penny Reid Dating-ish (Knitting in the City, #6)
Life coaches and professional cuddlers and medication, oh my! Dating-ish author Penny Reid shares her favorite books on relationship research.
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.
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Catherine Anderson
Catherine Anderson Spring Forward (Mystic Creek, #4)
The latest Mystic Creek book from Catherine Anderson is here to steal your heart—with a sweet romance and an even sweeter dog. "As far back as I can remember, I've always had a canine best friend," she says. "Rip, the dog at the center of my new book, is based on a real dog. He is unforgettable."
Tammara Webber
Tammara Webber Brave (Contours of the Heart, #4)
Why do we always want what we can't have? Tammara Webber, author of Easy, explores the pros and cons of off-limits love in her new book, Brave. She answers your questions about falling for stubborn heroes, achieving seemingly impossible dreams, and creating steamy book covers.
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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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Girls Write Now
Celebrating its 20th year, the nonprofit Girls Write Now is a community of women writers from ages 13 to 83. The group matches girls with professional women writers to work on portfolios and readings as well as provides writing workshops and college preparation.

Words Without Borders
See how you can help this nonprofit to promote cultural understanding through the translation and publication of contemporary international literature

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Akwaeke Emezi
Akwaeke Emezi Freshwater
In the debut novel Freshwater, a young Nigerian named Ada struggles with reality and embodiment. She starts developing separate selves as a child, and after moving to America for college, a traumatic incident crystallizes them into something more powerful.
Brianna Wolfson
Brianna Wolfson Rosie Colored Glasses
New author Brianna Wolfson told Goodreads about using her life (and her parents' star-crossed relationship) as inspiration for her first book, Rosie Colored Glasses. "At first, it was really challenging to tease apart the real from the fiction," she says.
C.J. Tudor
C.J. Tudor The Chalk Man
In the debut thriller The Chalk Man, an innocent game leads to a body in the woods.
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Nicola Yoon
Nicola Yoon Meet Cute: Some People Are Destined to Meet
All love stories have to start somewhere. Nicola Yoon, the author of The Sun Is Also a Star and Everything, Everything, shares an excerpt about young love from the new anthology, Meet Cute, which also features short stories from Jennifer L. Armentrout, Nina LaCour, and Sara Shepard.
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