The Best Queer Historical Romances

Avon Books Marian Hayes, the Duchess of Clare, just shot her husband. Of course, the evil man deserved what was coming to him, but now she must flee to the countryside. Unfortunately, the only person she can ask for help is Rob, the charismatic criminal who’s blackmailing her. As they flee across the country—stopping to … Read more

Librarians Want More Funny YA

Sorry, but Greg Heffley won’t age up, says “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” creator Jeff Kinney. TM and © 2007-2022, Wimpy Kid, Inc. What do fans of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” read in high school? The shelves of any teen section in a library or bookstore are dominated by black covers featuring swords, wings, … Read more

Phil Mickelson book writer Alan Shipnuck REMOVED by security at LIV Golf London

Golf biographer Alan Shipnuck says he was “physically removed” from Phil Mickelson’s press conference by security on day one at the LIV Golf Invitational London at Centurion Club. Shipnuck, who spoke at length to Mickelson back in November 2021 ahead of writing his new book titled ‘Phil: The Rip-Roaring (and Unauthorized!) Biography of Golf’s Most … Read more

Ashland library rejects call to remove five books

Ashland library board challenged on books about sexuality Community members present a statement regarding the display of books they contain are inappropriate for children in the library. Tom E. Puskar, Ashland Times Gazette ASHLAND – Whether or not nudity should be allowed in children’s books was debated Thursday among some patrons and board members of … Read more

All the New Horror and Genre-Bending Books Arriving in June!

Head below for a list of genre-bending titles—horror, mystery, short fiction collections, and more—heading your way in June! Keep track of all the new SFF releases here. All title summaries are taken and/or summarized from copy provided by the publisher. Release dates are subject to change. Check out Tor Nightfire for a more complete list … Read more

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Technically, summer doesn’t begin for another week and a half. But, really, what is time? If the NHL can decide that ice hockey is still in season (go, Rangers!), then surely we book lovers can cheat a little in the other direction and declare an early start to summer reading. The important part of that … Read more

Amy Coney Barrett received $425,000 book payment, records show

Placeholder while article actions load Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett received $425,000 last year as part of a book deal, according to financial-disclosure reports released Thursday showing the justices were paid thousands of dollars to teach at law schools and for travel expenses for lectures as far away as Iceland. Barrett’s book payment — … Read more

To Understand Deepest Queries of Philosophy, Ask a Kid

During most of my early adulthood, philosophy had little appeal to me. I lasted more than three weeks in a Philosophy 101 class in college, perplexed and bored by the way that far-fetched hypotheticals and abstract thinking flattened big moral questions and all their attendant emotions. I struggled to see the connection between determining how … Read more