13 Very Long Books to Get Lost In
Each of these exceptional standalone novels comes in at more than 700 pages, and you still won’t want these stories...
Jennifer Finney Boylan, Author of Good Boy, on the Dogs That Knew Her Best
Good Boy author Jennifer Finney Boylan sat down with us to chat about favorite pets, connecting one’s past and present,...
What Is Historical Fiction?
Here’s how we define Historical Fiction, a look at its origins, and some popular types.

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Interview with Jennifer Finney Boylan

Jennifer Finney Boylan, Author of Good Boy, on the Dogs That Knew Her Best

Good Boy author Jennifer Finney Boylan sat down with us to chat about favorite pets, connecting one's past and present, and what she's working on next.
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Listening for Success in Business

The Key to Business Success: Listening

You’d be surprised at how one simple skill can change your career.
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Karen Hayes of Parnassus Books

The Hand Sell: Karen Hayes, Parnassus Books

Karen Hayes, co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, shares her favorite genres, bookstores, and authors.
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Christine Jaeger

How to Get Into Publishing: Senior Director, Trade Sales

Christine Jaeger was a journalism major in college; now she’s the Senior Director, Trade Sales at Macmillan Publishers. Here’s how she got there.
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Our Shared Shelf - Jane Mount

Online Book Clubs You Can Join Anytime

While we deeply appreciate our tight-knit, in-person book clubs, the benefits to joining an online book club are many.
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Beautiful Bookshop Feature

10 Most Beautiful Bookstores to Visit Once in Your Lifetime

When planning your next adventure, build your itinerary around visiting one of these dazzling bookstores from all over the world.
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On Writing

What Is Historical Fiction?

Here’s how we define Historical Fiction, a look at its origins, and some popular types.
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What is a Mystery?

What Is a Mystery?

Solving the unexplainable is a tale as old as time.
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What is Literary Fiction?

What Is Literary Fiction?

Character-driven stories, social and political themes, irreverence for storytelling norms — these elements set Literary Fiction apart.
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What is a Thriller?

What Is a Thriller?

Not a traditional mystery and not quite horror, a thriller has its own defining characteristics.
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What is a memoir?

What Is a Memoir?

More focused than an autobiography, a memoir is an intimate look at a moment in time.
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How to Find a Writing Group

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