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April 19, 2019

End of the World Survival Guide by Tea Krulos »


A Few Tips on How to Prepare for the End of the World

By Tea Krulos

So the world as we know it has ended. What a bummer! While working on my new book Apocalypse Any Day Now: Deep Underground with America’s Doomsday Preppers, I talked to a wide range of people who think we are close to a doomsday

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April 17, 2019

Earth Day Collection »


Prepare for Earth Day with these hands-on books that will help kids explore facts, activities, and careers in the exciting natural world around them!



Plantology contains fun, kid-friendly discussions and activities to explore many topics—from seeds, roots, and sprouts to plant skel

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April 12, 2019

Industry Insider – Editor Spotlight with Jerome Pohlen »

Next up in our Publishing Industry Insider blog series, we interviewed senior editor Jerome Pohlen. As both an author and editor for Chicago Review Press, he has insightful advice for any aspiring writer or editor.

Be on the lookout for Jerome’s upcoming book The Apollo Missions for Kids, avail

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April 10, 2019

US of AA – Author Joe Miller Q & A »

April is Alcohol Awareness Month and the publication month for US of AA so we interviewed author Joseph Miller about the research and writing process for his new book about the intertwined histories of the founding of AA and the science of alcoholism. Read below to learn how his narrative structure …

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April 5, 2019

Bookalike – Classics Edition »


 In honor of the newest book in the Rediscovered Classics series, Neck and Neck by Leo Bruce, we've rounded up the Chicago Review Press counterparts to some of your favorite classic novels.

Happy reading!

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The Trees
Five Smooth Stones
Forever Amber
A Night in the Lonesome October

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April 1, 2019

Excerpt – Who Owns the Clouds – From Howell’s Storm »


Calling all weather geeks! Howell's Storm by Jim Leeke is officially available. To celebrate the release, we're featuring an exclusive excerpt from Chapter 9. See below!

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Pages from Howells Storm_Who Owns the Clouds



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March 27, 2019

Literary Pranks for April Fool’s Day »

Flip around all the books on the bookshelf so that the spine faces inward. Important note_ Some crazy people might flip the books as a decor preference. You may have to explain to these people that it is a pra (1)

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March 25, 2019

On the Run in Nazi Berlin – Author Q & A »

Read below to learn from author Bev Saltzman Lewyn about the challenges and insights she gained while helping her father-in-law, Bert Lewyn, write On the Run in Nazi Berlin, a memoir about his experiences as a runaway Jew in the heart of the Nazi empire.

 On the Run in Nazi Berlin

What first inspired you to help your

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March 20, 2019

Wally Funk’s Race for Space – Author Sue Nelson Q & A »

Read below to learn from author Sue Nelson about her writing process and the inspiration for her newest book Wally Funk’s Race for Space.

Publishers Weekly says, “Funk is accomplished, charismatic and energetic, and readers will be glad they got to spend time with her and Nelson via this well…

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March 15, 2019

Staff Reads – 3-15 »

Check out what we’ve been reading lately and let us know your book recommendations in the comments below!


I just finished reading She Would Be King for our marketing book club. It was a beautifully written, mythical tale of the creation of Liberia. —Andrea Baird, marketing director

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