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March 21, 2018

BookBrowse has a particular weakness for strong women, we love their grit despite overwhelming odds, their courage to stay the course no matter what. In this issue, we celebrate fierce girls, including Poornima and Savitha in Girls Burn Brighter, an illuminating novel for adults that shows how nothing can smother fiery determination; and Zarin, in the YA debut, A Girl Like That set in Saudi Arabia. Then we learn about women in American history in The Radium Girls and The Women's Hour. All this, and so much more to explore in this week's packed issue!

March 07, 2018

Powerful women frame the conversation in many of the brilliant books in this issue. Start with Educated by Tara Westover, which showcases her struggles through an isolating childhood to a doctoral scholar. The non-fiction Women & Power shows how women's voices have been suppressed in public discourse and how that might be changing. Travel around the world through our paperback selection to Havana and the U.S. territories with The Not-Quite States of America.

February 21, 2018

Celebrate Black History Month with the spectacular An American Marriage by Tayari Jones which spotlights the problem of Black incarceration. Stay up late in the night reading a great suspense novel such as Sunburn by Laura Lippman or The Wife Between Us. Curl up with a paperback. Choose Golden Hill or History is All You Left Me, among others. Happy reading!

February 07, 2018

Well, we've got another six weeks of winter left. And there's no better way to get through it than curled up with a good book! We love the intimacy of The Friend and the energy of Brass, If you're looking for a non-fiction escape, Timekeepers will keep you busy exploring our obsession with time! The air may be cold outside but these books - and many more - are sure to warm you up!

January 24, 2018

Because variety is the spice of life, we make sure that you'll always find it at BookBrowse--and in our ezines. Looking for mysteries and thrillers? Check out the gripping Grist Mill Road and the psychological suspense debut, The Chalk Man. In the mood for nonfiction? We recommend I Contain Multitudes and Immune, which both other engaging dives into the human body. These are just a handful of the many titles to explore in this issue. Enjoy!

January 03, 2018

Ring in the new year with a whole stash of wonderful new books including The Immortalists based on an unusual premise, and three novels from small presses: Wolf Season, The Mannequin Makers and The Kites. We also feature a roaring BookBrowse favorite, Ginny Moon, recently released in paperback; and The Dry which won our 2017 Best Debut Award and is our first Book Club read of the year. Happy New Year and wishing you plenty of great reading!

December 06, 2017

'Tis the season for the annual BookBrowse Awards. To add to your reading and shopping list, we present the 2017 winners and finalists so you'll have plenty of good reading to dive into during the holiday season and beyond. If you're making a list and checking it twice, this would be a great place to start. We wish you and yours plenty of merry. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

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