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Matt HaigMore Author Interviews…
Chris BohjalianMore Good Minds Suggest…
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 BlackMore YA Author Interviews…
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.
Life coaches and professional cuddlers and medication, oh my! Dating-ish author Penny Reid shares her favorite books on relationship research.
Megan Whalen TurnerMore A Life in Books…
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.
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 WebberMore Romance Author Interviews…
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.
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 DayMore Book Look…
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.
The nonprofit Lambda Literary believes "lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer literature is fundamental to the preservation of our culture and that LGBTQ lives are affirmed when our stories are written, published, and read."
Girls Write NowMore Do Good with Goodreads…
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.
In the debut novel Girls Burn Brighter, two girls from a small Indian town become separated by an act of cruelty. "In thinking about their friendship, I very much thought about lengths: What are the lengths we are willing to go for another human being?" says author Shobha Rao.
Akwaeke EmeziMore Debut Author Snapshot…
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.
Nicola YoonMore Excerpts…
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.