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July 23, 2014

We know you can sniff out a good read and this issue is filled with delectable ones. The heroism of man's best friend is on full display in The Dog Who Could Fly, while The Bees is worth all the buzz it can get. Lap up A Man Called Ove, a heartwarming story about a curmudgeon. Don't miss the paperback releases including Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat. As always, happy reading!

July 09, 2014

Get ready to be whisked away — to seventeenth-century London in Dark Aemilia, a brilliant reimagining of Shakespeare's loves; 1930s New Guinea in Euphoria, a love story featuring three anthropologists, or to the many other magical stories this issue delivers. Longbourn, a look at Jane Austen society from the servants' point of view, is now out in paperback, as is Marisha Pessl's Night Film.

June 18, 2014

Hot summers, cool books. It's an irresistible combination. Travel to Australia, with Eyrie, a story about a disillusioned environmentalist whose life slowly spirals out of control. Pick up The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair to deliver a jolt of adrenaline; or if you prefer your nail-biting suspense set in earlier times, you can't go wrong with The Devil in the Marshalsea.

June 04, 2014

This issue has a variety of books to whet your reading appetite. Choose from The Watcher or I am Pilgrim if you like thrillers and action. Historical fiction aficionados will delight in Love and Treasure. Khaled Hosseini's much-anticipated And the Mountains Echoed is now out in paperback, as is The Spy Who Loved about Christine Granville, a little-known WWII spy. Savor the summer with great reading!

May 21, 2014

Celebrate history this Memorial Day weekend with the many finds in this issue. There's world history to explore in All That Is Solid Melts Into Air and more personal ones in We Were Liars. Rich histories across centuries are explored in Transatlantic, a BookBrowse favorite now out in paperback. Happy Memorial Day to our American readers, and to all, happy reading!

May 07, 2014

Whether you love history, family sagas, young adult literature, or nonfiction finds, this issue is packed with many nuggets of treasure. Ten years in the making, All the Light We Cannot See is a breathtaking novel set in WWII France. Botanists and plants dazzle in A Garden of Marvels while mystery enthusiasts will love Visitation Street, now out in paperback. Happy Mother's Day and happy reading!

April 23, 2014

We serve up a diverse selection of timeless reads in this issue - including The Ten Thousand Things and Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening. History enthusiasts, buckle up for Astoria, a riveting tale of the exploration of the American West. Don't miss award-winning titles now out in paperback, including Beyond the Beautiful Forevers and Gone Girl. Happy reading!

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