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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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February 6, 2019

Jane Austen-inspired Activities for Kids »

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To celebrate the February release of Jane Austen for Kids by Nancy I. Sanders, we've rounded up some of our favorite activities from the book below. Have fun hosting a regency tea, making a top hat and decorating a silhouette candle, and be sure check out the book for more fun ways to explore the…

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January 4, 2019

Excerpt from Gut Reactions »

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While reducing sugar and flour, increasing fiber, and drinking enough water are the most effective diet remedies, read below for additional fascinating tips that illuminate the science behind weight loss from Simon Quellen Field’s Gut Reactions.

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October 10, 2018

Fire Prevention Week – Excerpt from The School’s on Fire! »

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In honor of National Fire Prevention Week, read below for a glimpse into Rebecca C. Jones's new book middle grade book The School's on Fire, which School Library Journal calls “[A] moving narrative of one of the most devastating school fires in U.S. history.” 

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September 14, 2018

Confidential Confidential Sneak Peek »

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Read below for a SNEAK PEEK at chapter six of Samantha Barbas's new book Confidential Confidential, about Hollywood's most infamous scandal magazine.

Kirkus Reviews calls the books "a thoroughly researched history of a lurid publisher and Americans' lust for scandal."

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November 13, 2017

Mastering Stand-Up author shares “The Successful Comedian’s To-Do List.” »

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9781613736920In Mastering Stand-Up: The Complete Guide to Becoming a Successful Comedian, author Stephen Rosenfield shares how to become a professional stand-up comedian and kiss your day job good-bye. Mastering Stand-Up provides a 12-item “Successful Comedian’s To-Do List” and includes 40 sharply written …

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