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The 7 Most Essential Fantasy Books Coming Out in March 2017

From Laini Taylor to Neil Gaiman, March is looking magical.<p>As March approaches, it doesn’t only bring unpredictable weather and a tentative hope for …

'The Book Thieves' reveals the story of the Nazi assault on books

The pricey paintings and other cultural treasures that were plundered by Nazi Germany have made headlines and been fodder for Hollywood movies. But …

World History

Washington Post bestsellers: Feb. 19

Paperback<p>Fiction<p>1. <b>1984</b><p>(Signet, $9.99). By George Orwell. A novel of the perils of a totalitarian police state. [10]<p>2. <b>A MAN CALLED OVE</b><p>(Washington Square, $16). By Fredrik Backman. An old crank might just be softened by his new neighbors. [38]<p>3. <b>IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE</b><p>(Signet, $9.99). By Sinclair Lewis. …

9 overrated classics and what you should read instead

I still have nightmares about trying to read "Moby Dick" for a college literature class. Seriously, that book is my great whale.<p>Despite many (many!) attempts to read it, I still haven't been able to get through it all. Consequently, I believe it is one of the most overrated classic books I have …

Literature

His Dark Materials is two decades old, but its lessons are made for today

The Book of Dust will soon expand Philip Pullman’s landmark fantasy trilogy, but the first books can still teach us a lot about how we live now<p>Fans of Philip Pullman and his wonderful His Dark Materials trilogy are in for an abundance of treats over the next few years. Pullman’s long-promised …

Books

The Maclean's Bestsellers list: Week of Feb. 14

Neil Gaiman soars to the top of the fiction bestsellers list, while J.D. Vance’s still timely ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ breaks through to take the …

Jennifer Ryan - The Chilbury Ladies' Choir - Book Review

Despite its pastoral title, Jennifer Ryan’s compelling and exquisitely wrought World War II-era novel is far removed from the stereotypical cozy …

Books

The best recent crime novels – review roundup

The Book of Mirrors by EO Chirovici; The Trophy Child by Paula Daly; The Death of Kings by Rennie Airth; The Intrusions by Stav Sherez; Blue Light Yokohama by Nicolás Obregón<p>The first novel written in English by Romanian author EO Chirovici is a sophisticated take, complete with framing devices and …

Books

96 Books Sci-Fi & Fantasy Editors Can't Wait for You to Read in 2017

We don’t know about you, but there are still dozens of 2016 books on our teetering mountain of books we really, really want to read, provided we …

Top 10 2017 Fantasy Novels I Want Now

Norse mythology is beloved by fantasy writers and many of them have taken ideas, settings, and even characters from those myths. In <i>Norse Mythology</i>, …

Books

The Epic List of 225 Speculative Fiction Books to Look For in 2017 (Part 1)

Just like theatergoers like seeing trailers before a film, many readers like to look ahead at the reading landscape to see what's headed their way. …

Science Fiction

Free Books for Kindle! Urban Fantasy and Thriller titles free!

<b>To save Sin City – she must combat Hell.</b><p>Beneath the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas lies another city populated by demons, warlocks, shape-shifters …

Kristen Bell Breaks the Depression Taboo—Here's Why It Matters

Here at MyDomaine HQ, we're always on the lookout for wellness hacks that equip us (and you, dear reader) with the right tools to take better care of …

Plan a Great Escape With All of the New Scifi and Fantasy Books in February

With actual news headlines looking more and more dystopian, there’s no better time to take a literary journey to an imaginary galaxy, parallel …

A Letter To Those Affected By My Anxiety

It should be obvious, but please remember: If I could stop my anxiety, I would have done so by now.<p><i>Written by</i> Nicolle Hook<p>Let me start by clarifying something. When I refer to my “anxiety,” I’m not simply talking about my fears or situations that make me nervous. I’m not talking about the kind of …

Depression

There are more new science fiction and fantasy novels than you can handle this February

Stories of revenge and revolution<p>One of the things that I like about the winter months here in Vermont is the cold. It’s a bit of a stereotypical thing, I realize, but every time I end up going to my parents, I find myself sitting in a comfortable chair, inching closer and closer to their cast iron …

10 books to read before they become TV adaptations

Literary adaptations continue to dominate television, with an array of eagerly-anticipated book-inspired shows due to hit our screens in 2017 and …

Jonathan Moore - The Dark Room - Book Review

The Dark Room<p>By Jonathan Moore<p>HMH<br>$24.00<br>ISBN 9780544784673<br>Published 01/10/2017<p>Fiction / Mystery & Suspense / Suspense<p>Buy the book<p>Trending Book …

Fiction Book Review: The Dry by Jane Harper. Flatiron, $25.99 (336p) ISBN 978-1-250-10560-8

The Dry<p>Jane Harper. Flatiron, $25.99 (336p) ISBN 978-1-250-10560-8<p>At the start of Australian author Harper’s devastating debut, Melbourne-based …

30 Essential Crime Reads Written by Women in the Last 100 Years - In honor of Agatha Christie

Undisputed Queen of Crime Agatha Christie died on this day in 1976. Crime fiction is a genre that has traditionally been dominated by men—but on the …

Celebrating Mystery’s Best | Edgar Award Nominees 2017

The Mystery Writers of America (MWA) celebrated Edgar Allan Poe’s 208th birthday on January 19 by releasing the nominees for the 2017 Edgar Allan Poe …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 173rd edition of Android Apps Weekly. Here are the headlines from the last week:<p>There are a metric ton of apps and games on sale right now. Google Play has a selection of apps going for up to 80% off and games going for 85% off. Alongside that, Amazon is having a large sale of its …

Apps

How to Get Google Play on a Kindle Fire and Install Any Android App You Want

Kindle Fire tablets are some of the best, cheapest Android tablets around, but they’re limited to Amazon’s app store, which is more than lacking …

Android News

25 Android Apps That Are Actually Worth Paying For