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"A Single Thread" proves a rather ironic title for the quiet tapestry that Tracy Chevalier has created in this novel set in 1932, in England, after the Great War. Violet Speedwell is a member of the … more
Brainy enough to merit major advertising in the intellectually rigorous New York Review of Books yet graced with the wit and charm of French romantic comedy, Olivier Assayas' "Non-Fiction" is an … more
I may never be able to sort out whether I enjoyed this memoir because I also grew up on a South Dakota dairy farm, or because author Barbara Hoffbeck Scoblic has captured something universal here. … more
Here are the best-sellers for the most recent week available, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.  more
Renee Blackbear is a regular at the bars and pool halls that line the streets of Fargo-Moorhead as well as the farm towns along the Red River. She chain-smokes and downs beers while hustling pool and … more
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, May 11, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD … more
"The Whisper Man," Alex North's chilling novel of child abduction, murder and ghostly apparition, begins in the English village of Featherbank with the snatching of a young boy. The deed is described … more
Relentless pursuit of the truth makes for great art in "Feast Your Eyes," but not a great childhood. Myla Goldberg's first novel since "The False Friend" in 2010, "Feast Your Eyes" returns her … more
The main thread in a new biography of Tim Cook is he is a man of principle. Nowhere was that more apparent than during Apple's battle with the FBI in 2016, suggests author Leander Kahney in "Tim … more
The inner workings of the legal system and glimpses of New York City's hidden corners are hallmarks of Linda Fairstein's series about Manhattan assistant district attorney Alex Cooper, who … more
This is prominently billed as "a Lucas Davenport novel," which is only partly true. It rightfully should be billed as "a Lucas Davenport, Rae Givens and Bob Matees novel." As John Sandford fans know, … more
Here are the best-sellers for the most recent week available, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.HARDCOVER FICTION … more
Jasper Fforde, the witty Welsh wordsmith behind the best-selling and delightful Thursday Next "literary detective" series, is back — with a weird one (even for him!). Fforde's latest, "Early Riser" … more
Meg Cabot's hurricane prep checklist for women living in the Florida Keys: Flashlight and batteries, check. Plenty of pet food, check. Wisecracking guy with electric blue eyes who loves … more
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Nov. 10, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide. HARDCOVER … more
To be a firefighter, you need to be in top physical shape and willing to face danger. But, as Katherine Center writes in her new novel, the requirements for a woman are more complicated. "Don't … more
As "Gods of the Upper Air" begins in August 1925, the shipboard figure steaming into a South Sea island harbor is a 23-year-old Pennsylvanian hauling a typewriter, cheap notebooks and a laundry list … more
Maeve and Danny Conroy spend hours in Maeve's car, lurking like spies across the street from their childhood home, nursing not nostalgia but oodles of hurt and resentment. Thomas Wolfe famously … more
Here are the best-sellers for the most recent week available, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD … more
Here are the best-sellers for the most recent week available, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD … more
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