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BookBrowse Review: Melanie Benjamin's The Aviator's Wife is a top choice among BookBrowse readers. 17 out of 20 reviewers gave it 4 or 5 stars! Here is what they say about this highly regarded book:
This beautiful, compelling novel is the unfolding of a love story, a slice of aviation history. It reveals what happens when a couple is thrust into the limelight, having to endure unrelenting...
BookBrowse Review: Winner of the BookBrowse 2013 Best Non-Fiction Award There are nonfiction authors who spend years researching a subject and want all their research to be known, and so they dump it all in. Consequently, you, the reader, feel the weight of that, both on your head and on your time. Then there are nonfiction authors who have spent years researching a subject but have the rare gift of...
BookBrowse Review: Winner of the BookBrowse 2013 Best Fiction Award How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny is an enormous hit with BookBrowse readers. Out of the over 400 First Impressions books BookBrowse has offered to date only one other has ever gotten a 4.9 rating! Here is a glimpse of why readers have fallen in love with the latest Inspector Gamache mystery:
BookBrowse Review: Winner of the BookBrowse 2013 Best Debut Novel Award
Anthony Marra's debut novel A Constellation of Vital Phenomena is set in 2004 in war-torn Chechnya. As the story opens, village physician Akhmed is trying to get his eight-year-old neighbor Havaa to safety after her father has been "disappeared" by Russian soldiers, who have also burned her home to the ground and...
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Soy Sauce for Beginners
by Kirstin Chen.
Gretchen Lin leaves her heart (or at least her floundering marriage) in San Francisco, moves back to her childhood home in Singapore and finds herself face-to-face with the twin headaches she's avoided her entire adult life: her mother's drinking problem and the...
Writer hired for fourth Girl with the Dragon Tattoo book(Dec 18 2013) The Swedish publisher of the late Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy, has hired David Lagercrantz write a fourth novel which is scheduled to be published in 2015. Lagercrantz is the ghost writer of I Am Zlatan...
Number of independent bookstores in USA grew 6.4% in 2013.(Dec 16 2013) The Washington Post reports on the growth of independent bookstores:
"In an e-tailing world, their resurgence is driven by e-book growth that has leveled off, dyed-in-the-wool print lovers who won't (or can't) abandon page flipping, a...
Author Bob Shacochis speaks about writing his first book in 10 years, The Woman Who Lost Her Soul, a portrait of America, set in four countries, over fifty years, and the use of war as an instrument of gain.