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In Stephen King's Latest, a Man's Mysterious Affliction Brings a Small Town Together

Our reviewer calls ELEVATION a "gripping and provocative" novel that "challeng[es] readers to ask big questions and to rethink happy endings."

Harry Bosch Teams Up with LAPD Detective Renée Ballard to Solve a Young Girl's Murder

The two detectives forge a fragile trust, but this new partnership is put to the test when the case takes an unexpected and dangerous turn.

From Bestselling Author Tahereh Mafi Comes A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA

For Shirin building walls is how she protects herself, until she meets a boy willing to try and break them down. Love can be a bit scary.

Sarah McCoy Has Penned a Bold, Heartfelt Prequel to ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

We follow the young life of Marilla Cuthbert, and the choices that will open her life to the possibility of heartbreak --- and unimaginable greatness.

Family Secrets Come Back to Haunt Jack Reacher in Lee Child's Latest Thriller

As Reacher explores his father’s life, and as two young Canadians face lethal dangers, strands of different stories begin to merge.

Kiese Laymon's Memoir, HEAVY, Has Been Shortlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal

Laymon explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets and lies does to a black body and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse.

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September 12, 2018
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August 16, 2018
As historical fiction gains popularity with a broader range of readers, some who remember a time when the genre was shunned by publishers have asked “Why?” My answer...
July 18, 2018
On Friday, July 13th, I attended my first ThrillerFest with Bookreporter.com's Editorial Director Tom Donadio and President Carol Fitzgerald. Not only was this the 13th celebration of the...
January 16, 2018
One of the most popular resolutions people make at the start of every new year is to eat healthier and maybe hit the gym once or twice. But what do you do when your new favorite book ends on a...
July 11, 2017
One of our most highly-anticipated releases this summer is BECAUSE YOU LOVE TO HATE ME: 13 Tales of Villainy, a collection of short stories edited by Ameriie. In these 13 short stories written by 13...

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In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her --- from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, telling her full story as she has lived it. Warm, wise and revelatory, BECOMING is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations --- and whose story inspires us to do the same.

BECOMING
By Michelle Obama

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In the National Football League, one player becomes the face of a franchise, one player receives all the accolades and all the blame, and one player's hand will guide the rise or fall of an entire team's season --- and the dreams of millions of fans. There are 32 starting quarterbacks in the NFL on any given Sunday, and their lives are built around pressure, stardom and incredible talent. Legendary bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein shows readers what it's really like to play the glory position and to live that life --- mapping out a journey that runs from college stardom to the NFL draft to taking command of the huddle and marching a team down the field with a nation of fans cheering.

Forty-year-old Mia Jensen is home after a terrible day, trying to figure out how she's come to this point in her life, when she hears a strange noise from the kitchen. She investigates, only to be brutally attacked and left for dead. As she dies, she experiences some of the lives that could have been hers had she only made a different choice. Can one woman can find peace with the path she's chosen before it slips through her fingers forever? Through the unique voices of New York Times bestsellers and rising stars in women's fiction, A THOUSAND DOORS examines how our smallest decisions can create lasting effects, and allows the thought Can we actually change our lives?

After much tragedy and violence, Jack Taylor has a new woman in his life, a freshly bought apartment, and little sign of trouble on the horizon. Once again, though, trouble comes to him, this time in the form of a wealthy Frenchman who wants Jack to investigate the double-murder of his twin sons. Meanwhile, Jack is roped into looking after his girlfriend’s nine-year-old son, and is in for a shock with the appearance of a character out of his past. The plot is one big chess game, and all of the pieces seem to be moving at the behest of one dangerously mysterious player: a vigilante called “Silence,” because he’s the last thing his victims will ever hear.

Jack and Maria live in a claustrophobic Manhattan apartment with their eight-year-old son. While they both love Jonah, they don’t seem to have much else in common. When Jack finds out about a new extramarital dating app, he quickly meets Sophia, who goes by the online name Fugitive Red. Jack and Sophia hit it off and have a steamy online affair. When Jack agrees to rendezvous with Sophia at her townhouse, he discovers her dead and immediately becomes a person of interest in the murder. Convinced that Sophia’s husband is the killer, Jack sets out to prove his innocence and save his marriage. Instead, he leaves a trail of dead bodies in his wake. Worse, he discovers that he has been the victim of a sinister scheme that may cost him his life.

The Three Beths by Jeff Abbott - Psychological Thriller

My mom would never leave me. This has been Mariah Dunning's motto. So when she glimpses her mother --- who's been missing for the past year --- on the other side of a food court, Mariah's conviction becomes stronger than ever. Or is she losing her mind? When Beth Dunning disappeared without a trace, suspicion for her murder immediately fell upon Mariah's father. Until Mariah stumbles upon two other recent disappearances from Lakehaven. And all three women had the same name: Beth. Mariah would give anything to find out what happened to her mother and clear her father's name. But the truth may be more devastating than she could have imagined.

First the Thunder by Randall Silvis - Mystery/Thriller

Products of their run-down Pennsylvania mining town, three brothers grapple with their lives in decline. Harvey drives a delivery truck; Stevie works odd jobs; and Will is a struggling bar owner whose wife, Laci, is edging toward desperation when her boss offers her more money…for a price. Then, in this tight circle where prosperity is rare --- and hope, even rarer --- comes a breaking point in a simple but indefensible slight. When Harvey gets shafted by his brother-in-law in a deal over a vintage Indian motorcycle, he enlists the help of Stevie and Will to set things right. But the revenge plan goes awry, and the three men stumble upon a shocking secret that, if revealed, would upend their lives.

Someone Like Me by M. R. Carey - Psychological Thriller

Liz Kendall wouldn't hurt a fly. Even when times get tough, she's devoted to bringing up her two kids in a loving home. But there's another side to Liz --- one that's dark and malicious. She will do anything to get her way, no matter how extreme. And when this other side of her takes control, the consequences are devastating.

Archenemies by Marissa Meyer - Science Fiction

As Insomnia, Nova is a full-fledged member of the Renegades, a syndicate of powerful and beloved superheroes. As Nightmare, she is an Anarchist, a group of of villains who are determined to destroy the Renegades. Nova wants vengeance against the so-called heroes who once failed her when she needed them most. But as Nova, her feelings for Adrian are deepening, despite the fact that he is the son of her enemies. In the second installment of the Renegades trilogy, Nova and Adrian are faced with escalating crime in Gatlon City, while covert weapons and conflicting missions have them questioning not only their beliefs about justice, but also the feelings they have for each other.

MG Martin lives and breathes geek culture. She even works as a writer for the comic book company she idolized as a kid. But when someone in LA starts recreating crime scenes from her favorite comic book, MG recognizes the golden arrow left at the scene as the calling card of her favorite superhero. When handsome Detective Kildaire asks for her comic book expertise, MG is more than up for the adventure. Unfortunately, MG has a teeny little tendency to not follow rules. And her off-the-books sleuthing may land her in a world of trouble. Because for every superhero, there is a supervillain. And the villain of her story may be closer than she thinks…

Skyward by Brandon Sanderson - Science Fiction

Spensa's world has been under attack for decades. Now pilots are the heroes, and becoming one has always been Spensa's dream. Since she was a little girl, she has imagined soaring skyward and proving her bravery. But her fate is intertwined with her father's --- a pilot himself who was killed years ago when he deserted his team, hurting Spensa's chances of attending flight school. Flight school might be a long shot, but she is determined to fly. And an accidental discovery in a long-forgotten cavern might just provide her with a way to claim the stars.