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October 28, 2019

Excerpt – Behind the Scenes of CARRIE »

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Is Carrie on your Halloween movie marathon list? If so, take a look behind the scenes of the filming and production of the horror classic in this passage from film editor Paul Hirsch's new book A Long Time Ago In A Cutting Room Far, Far Away.

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October 25, 2019

Excerpt – The Grave Digger »

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Spooky season is upon us! Prepare for Halloween with this excerpt from the first chapter of The Grave Digger, a chilling Amberjack middle-grade novel.

In The Grave Digger, twelve-year-old Cap Cooper is an aspiring inventor—and a reluctant graverobber in 1875 Ohio—enlisted by his father to he…

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October 16, 2019

3 Activities from Code Cracking for Kids »

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Learn history while simultaneously expanding your code cracking skills with these exciting activities below!

For more fun facts and activities, be sure to check out Code Cracking for Kids: Secret Communications throughout History by Jean Daigneau. Code Cracking for Kids explores many aspects of …

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October 11, 2019

Five for Freedom – excerpt »

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Most people know the story of John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, but little remembered are the five African Americans who were also among the raiders that day, and whose lives and deaths have long been overshadowed by their martyred leader. In honor of the raid's 160th anniversary (October 16-18)…

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September 23, 2019

Excerpt – A Bone and a Hank of Hair »

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The newest Rediscovered Classics book is out now!

In Leo Bruce's beloved A Bone and a Hank of Hair, senior history master at Queen's School, Newminster, Carolus Deene is approached by Mrs. Chalk, who is convinced her heiress cousin has been murdered. The suspect is, of course, Mr. Rathbone, the l…

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June 5, 2019

Excerpt – Conviction: The Murder Trial That Powered Thurgood Marshall’s Fight for Civil Rights »

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On New Year's Eve, 1939, a horrific triple murder occurred in rural Oklahoma. Within a matter of days, investigators identified the killers: convicts on work release who had been at a craps game with one of the victims the night before. As anger at authorities grew, political pressure mounted …

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May 29, 2019

Excerpt – Leo Bruce’s Cold Blood »

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To celebrate the revival of the acclaimed and long out-of-print cockney crime Sergeant Beef series, we're posting an exclusive excerpt of the first chapter of Cold Blood below. Move over Hercule Poirot!

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May 3, 2019

Exclusive Excerpt – from Stanley Booth’s RED HOT and BLUE »

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Red Hot and Blue: Fifty Years of Writing About Music, Memphis, and Motherf**kers by Stanley Booth is available on Tuesday, May 7.

This collection of over fifty years of writing about the South and its music by Stanley Booth, one of the undisputedly great chroniclers of the subject, is a classic,…

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April 1, 2019

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

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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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February 27, 2019

Plantology Activities for Kids! »

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To celebrate the release of Plantology by Michael Elsohn Ross, the newest addition to our Young Naturalists series, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite activities from the book below. As we ever so slowly move into spring, have fun exploring the world of plants with your young budding nature…

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