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David Mark’s Writing Space

The author of Cruel Mercy invites Read it Forward into his writer's lair.

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Unreliable author Lee Irby may be a professor like his protagonist, but he's not a killer.

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Author Essay

Each Unhappy Family Makes for a Great Read in its Own Way

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When a sudden explosion rips through a train, twenty-two lives are lost. One is spared.

By KATIE GANSHERT • 2 years ago
Author Essay

Inspiration Among the Bookshelves

One author on her favorite libraries to write in. 

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10 Books to Help Understand the Arab Experience

When the Arab Spring uprisings erupted in 2011, these books helped one journalist make sense of the Middle East's upheaval.

By RACHEL ASPDEN • 2 years ago
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A Sneak Peek of Sophie Kinsella’s My Not So Perfect Life

Part love story, part workplace drama, this new novel is a witty critique of our social-media-obsessed world.

By SOPHIE KINSELLA • 2 years ago
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The Books of Hygge

Author Louisa Thomsen Brits shares the books that help her feel a sense of hygge and comfort.

By LOUISA THOMSEN BRITS • 2 years ago