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‘The Order of Time’ Reveals the Perplexity of What it Means to Exist

<b>The Order of Time</b> by Carlo Rovelli<b><br>Published by</b> Riverhead Books on May 8, 2018<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Non-Fiction, Science/Technology/Psychology<b><br>Pages:</b> 229<b><br>Read</b> …

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Denfeld's 'The Child Finder' a Work of Subtle and Lyrical Beauty

<b>The Child Finder</b> by Rene Denfeld<b><br>Also by this author:</b> The Enchanted<b><br>Published by</b> HarperCollins on September 5, 2017<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> #30Authors,</b> …

Feminism, Privilege, and Power Meet Head-On In ‘The Female Persuasion’

<b>The Female Persuasion</b> by Meg Wolitzer<b><br>Also by this author:</b> The Wife, The Interestings<b><br>Published by</b> Riverhead Books on April 3, 2018<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> …

#30Authors Make the Big Screen, Small Screen, and More!

<b>Genres/Lists:</b> #30Authors<br>The past year has been a whirlwind, and I’m grateful to all of your warm welcomes back into the fold. I’m in the early stages …

Getting Your Sh*t Together In Under 5 Hours

<b>Get Your Sh*t Together: How to Stop Worrying About What You Should Do So You Can Finish What You Need to Do and Start Doing What You Want to Do</b> by …

In the Quest for Happiness, Do We Forgo the Power of Meaning?

<b>The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters</b> by Emily Esfahani Smith<b><br>Published by</b> Crown Publishing Group on January 10, 2017<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> …

Nothing But Praise For ‘The Nix’

<b>The Nix</b> by Nathan Hill<b><br>Published by</b> Knopf/DoubleDay on August 30, 2016<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Fiction<b><br>Pages:</b> 621<b><br>Read synopsis on</b> Goodreads<b><br>Buy the book</b>: …

Nickolas Butler Strikes Again in ‘The Hearts of Men’

<b>The Hearts of Men</b> by Nickolas Butler<b><br>Also by this author:</b> Shotgun Lovesongs: A Novel<b><br>Published by</b> Ecco on March 7, 2017<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Fiction<b><br>Pages:</b></b> …

Ng’s ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ A Sizzling Sophomore Novel

<b>Little Fires Everywhere</b> by Celeste Ng<b><br>Also by this author:</b> Everything I Never Told You<b><br>Published by</b> Penguin Press on September 12, 2017<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> …

Hensley Kills it in ‘Bolt Action Remedy’

<b>Bolt Action Remedy</b> by J.J. Hensley<b><br>Also by this author:</b> Resolve<b><br>Published by</b> Down & Out Books on October 2, 2017<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> #30Authors, Fiction, …

‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas Worth Every Piece of Praise

<b>The Hate U Give</b> by Angie Thomas<b><br>Published by</b> Balzer and Bray on February 28, 2017<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Diverse, Fiction<b><br>Pages:</b> 464<b><br>Read synopsis on</b> Goodreads<b><br>Buy</b> …

Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal

<b>Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?</b> by Franz de Waal<b><br>Published by</b> W. W. Norton on April 25, 2016<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Diverse, …

Alter Recommends We Step Away from the Screen in ‘Irresistible’

<b>Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked</b> by Adam Alter<b><br>Published by</b> Penguin Press on March 7,</b> …

Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett

<b>Edge of Eternity</b> by Ken Follett<b><br>Also by this author:</b> Fall of Giants, Winter of the World<b><br>Published by</b> Dutton Books on September 16, 2014<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> …

Career, Marriage, and DC Politics Crash Together in ‘The Hopefuls’

<b>The Hopefuls</b> by Jennifer Close<b><br>Also by this author:</b> The Smart One<b><br>Published by</b> Knopf/DoubleDay on July 19, 2016<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Fiction<b><br>Pages:</b> 310<b><br>Read</b> …

The Clairvoyants by Karen Brown

<b>The Clairvoyants</b> by Karen Brown<b><br>Published by</b> Henry Holt & Company on February 7, 2017<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Fiction, Mystery/Thriller<b><br>Pages:</b> 352<b><br>Read synopsis on</b> …

‘The Summer that Melted Everything’ – What Would You Do if the Devil Came to Town?

<b>The Summer that Melted Everything</b> by Tiffany McDaniel<b><br>Published by</b> St. Martin's Press on July 26, 2016<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Fiction<b><br>Pages:</b> 320<b><br>Read synopsis on</b> …

‘Black Earth’, The Holocaust, and Why We Need to Heed the Warning Signs

<b>Black Earth</b> by Timothy Snyder<b><br>Published by</b> Tim Duggan Books on September 8, 2015<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Non-Fiction, Political<b><br>Pages:</b> 462<b><br>Read synopsis on</b> …

‘The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter’ Misfires

<b>The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter</b> by J.S. Drangsholt<b><br>Published by</b> AmazonCrossing on March 1, 2017<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Diverse, Fiction<b><br>Pages:</b></b> …

‘The Inseparables’: A Fresh Take on Dysfunctional Family Dramas

<b>The Inseparables</b> by Stuart Nadler<b><br>Published by</b> Little Brown & Company on July 19, 2016<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Fiction<b><br>Pages:</b> 352<b><br>Read synopsis on</b> Goodreads<b><br>Buy the</b> …

Claire Fuller Shines Once Again in ‘Swimming Lessons’

<b>Swimming Lessons</b> by Claire Fuller<b><br>Also by this author:</b> Our Endless Numbered Days<b><br>Published by</b> Tin House on February 7, 2017<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> #30Authors, …

‘Dear Mr. M’ Blends Koch’s Best Features with Wider Appeal

<b>Dear Mr. M</b> by Herman Koch<b><br>Also by this author:</b> The Dinner, Summer House with Swimming Pool<b><br>Published by</b> Hogarth on September 6, 2016<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> …

Invisible Influence, or How Society Tells You What to Do, by Jonah Berger

<b>Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior</b> by Jonah Berger<b><br>Also by this author:</b> Contagious<b><br>Published by</b> Simon & Schuster on June 14, …

The Mothers: A Judgment Free and Mesmerizing Novel

<b>The Mothers</b> by Brit Bennett<b><br>Published by</b> Riverhead Books on October 11, 2016<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Diverse, Fiction<b><br>Pages:</b> 278<b><br>Read synopsis on</b> Goodreads<b><br>Buy the</b> …

Kendrick’s ‘Scrappy Little Nobody’ Not Your Typical Celebrity Memoir

<b>Scrappy Little Nobody</b> by Anna Kendrick<b><br>Published by</b> Touchstone on November 15, 2016<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Essays, Memoir, Non-Fiction<b><br>Pages:</b> 271<b><br>Length:</b> 6 hrs, 0 …

Kirsten Gillibrand Wants You to Run for Office in Off the Sidelines

<b>Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World</b> by Kirsten Gillibrand<b><br>Published by</b> Ballantine Books on September 9, 2014<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> …

‘Commonwealth’ Doesn’t Live Up to the Hype

<b>Commonwealth</b> by Ann Patchett<b><br>Also by this author:</b> The Patron Saint of Liars, This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage<b><br>Published by</b> Harper on September 13, …

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ and Why Current Policies Aren’t Working

<b>Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis</b> by J.D. Vance<b><br>Published by</b> Harper on June 28, 2016<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Memoir, Non-Fiction, …

‘Winter of the World’ Hits Close to Home

<b>Winter of the World</b> by Ken Follett<b><br>Also by this author:</b> Fall of Giants<b><br>Published by</b> Dutton Books on September 18, 2012<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> Historical Fiction, …

‘Trainwreck’ Explores the Secret Feminists Within the Trainwreck Culture

<b>Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear... and Why</b> by Sady Doyle<b><br>Published by</b> Melville House on September 20, 2016<b><br>Genres/Lists:</b> …