Final April 2013 Previews: Rees on Hitler, Meyer on the Borgias, and Best Poetry of 25 Years

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Barnett, Kristine. The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing Genius. Random. Apr. 2013. 272p. ISBN 9780812993370. $27; eISBN 9780679645245. CD/Downloadable: Random Audio. MEMOIR At age 12, Jacob Barnett became a paid researcher in quantum physics, and his IQ is higher than Einstein’s was. But as a distracted toddler, he was diagnosed with autism, and Jacob’s […]

Fiction Previews, Apr. 2013, Pt. 2: Six More Best-Selling Authors, from Kenyon to Keyes

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Abé, Shana. The Sweetest Dark. Bantam. Apr. 2013. 352p. ISBN 9780345531704. $16; eISBN 9780345531711. PARANORMAL A New York Times best-selling author and multiple Romantic Times award winner famed for her Drákon series—which features humans who can turn themselves into dragons and living smoke—Abé here crosses into YA territory with the story of Lora Jones. Placed […]

Fiction Previews, Feb. 2013, Pt. 3: Top Commercial Fiction: Berwin, Picoult, and Philip’s Firebrand: As Good as the Hunger Games?

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Berwin, Margot. Scent of Darkness. Pantheon. Feb. 2012. 240p. ISBN 9780307907523. $25; eISBN 9780307907530. Downloadable: Random Audio. POP FICTION Berwin’s best-selling debut, Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire, was edgy, sort-of magic realism that sometimes went over the edge but was really loved by the people who loved it—it was translated into 19 […]

Fiction Previews, Feb. 2013, Pt. 1: 18 Thrillers from Berenson, Block, Kellerman, Talty, & More

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Fiction Previews, Feb. 2013, Pt. 1: 18 Thrillers from Berenson, Block, Kellerman, Talty, & More

Mysteries Sept.-Dec. 2012: 13 Historicals, 11 International Tales, and Three Mysteries with Meow

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Mysteries Sept.-Dec. 2012: 13 Historicals, 11 International Tales, and Three Mysteries with Meow

Fiction Previews, Dec. 2012. Pt. 1: Eight Thrillers from Evanovich, Hoag, Preston/Child, Vine, and More

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Fiction Previews, Dec. 2012. Pt. 1: Eight Thrillers from Evanovich, Hoag, Preston/Child, Vine, and More

Barbara’s Picks, August 2012, Pt. 1: Heller, Itani, Koontz, Logevall

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Barbara’s Picks, August 2012, Pt. 1: Heller, Itani, Koontz, Logevall

Fiction Previews, April 2012, Pt. 1: From Auslander's Daring Debut to Vincenzi's Sixties Saga

Fiction Previews, April 2012, Pt. 1: From Auslander's Daring Debut to Vincenzi's Sixties Saga

Fiction Previews, March 2012, Pt. 1: From Jonathan Kellerman (twice) to Begley, Behrens, and Julavits

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Fiction Previews, March 2012, Pt. 1: From Jonathan Kellerman (twice) to Begley, Behrens, and Julavits

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