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Tuesday June 11, 2019 9:05 AM
When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished  The New York Times

On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Cowley roadster and didn't return home for 11 days. Here's how her ...

Friday June 14, 2019 10:30 AM
A precocious detective and her English mysteries | Books  Virginian-Pilot

Comic books in first grade hooked many of my rootless generation on reading, while the likes of “Fun with Dick and Jane” admittedly required a certain amount ...

Saturday June 15, 2019 6:00 PM
Magic for Liars blends magic school with a murder mystery  The Verge

Magic school clashes with a murder mystery in Magic for Liars, the debut novel from Sarah Gailey. But there's one key twist: That's because while the school and ...

Monday May 20, 2019 7:00 AM
After Years of Writing Mystery Books, Listen to Lawyer's Hilarious 'Aha!' Moment in Court (MOTH Monday)  Good News Network

Gordon had spent years working as a criminal defense lawyer before he finally got to experience the satisfying “eureka!” moment he had always read about.

Friday June 14, 2019 10:00 AM
Jennifer Aniston reunites with Adam Sandler for 'Murder Mystery'  Mashable

Netflix's 'Murder Mystery' stars Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler as a couple who get caught up in an Agatha Christie-esque whodunit.

Thursday June 6, 2019 7:00 AM
How Did Mystery Writer Twitter Become Convinced This Debut Author Didn’t Exist?  Slate

The creators of Scarlet, a new suspense imprint aimed at a primarily female audience, weren't planning to release any details about their first book this week.

Tuesday June 4, 2019 7:00 AM
8 of the Best Private Detectives in Mystery Series  Book Riot

This list of private detectives in mystery series is sponsored by Forge Books. In the words of Lee Child on Gone to Dust, “I want more of Nils Shapiro.” New York ...

Wednesday May 29, 2019 7:00 AM
How This Mystery Author Has Kept Readers Guessing Whodunnit For 25 Books  Forbes

Since the first volume in the Faith Fairchild cozy mystery series by Katherine Hall Page was published in 1990, the prolific author has gone on to write 24 more, ...

Monday June 10, 2019 9:30 PM
Cozy Mystery Book Club at Vineland Public Library  Press of Atlantic City

Called “cozies” for short, cozy mysteries are a sub-genre of crime and mystery books that are lighter on the violence and sexual *content*. If you're a fan of cozies, ...

Thursday June 13, 2019 2:00 PM
Wish You Were At The Beach? Read These 22 Books To Transport You There  Bustle

Summer is finally here, and I've got 22 new books set at the beach to read when you can't be there yourself. If your beach vacation can't come quickly enough, ...

Saturday June 15, 2019 2:04 PM
Authors Steve Hamilton and Bryan Gruley  northernexpress.com

Few know the necessity of homecoming quite like a native of the great Mitten State. Even fewer know the nooks and crannies of its illustrious Up North. ...

Friday June 14, 2019 6:30 AM
'Murder Mystery' is a refreshingly fun whodunnit from Adam Sandler  The Daily Dot

Starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston, 'Murder Mystery' is an easygoing whodunnit that lets the audience in on the fun.

Sunday June 9, 2019 11:00 AM
BOOKS: Martin Walker adds 14th in series of mystery novels  nwitimes.com

After reading Martin Walker's "The Body in the Castle Well," the 14th book in the series about Police Chief Bruno Courrèges, I Googled real estate listings in the ...

Saturday June 15, 2019 2:00 PM
11 new science fiction and fantasy books to check out in late June  The Verge

Here are 11 new science fiction and fantasy novels that are coming out in the latter half of June, including space opera and apocalyptic tales.

Thursday June 6, 2019 10:47 PM
10 New Books We Recommend This Week  The New York Times

“No more pencils, no more books,” the song goes, and can we just say that we do not approve? Summer in this hemisphere officially arrives on June 21, but ...

Sunday June 9, 2019 5:00 AM
TEXAS READS: Book investigates murder mystery of botany professor  Bryan-College Station Eagle

Austin novelist Susan Wittig Albert has written the 29th book in her popular China Bayles Mystery series, A Plain Vanilla Murder (Persevero Press, $26.99 ...

Monday May 20, 2019 7:00 AM
Santa Cruz mystery writer Laurie R. King talks Sherlock Holmes, plots and books  East Bay Times

Santa Cruz's Laurie R. King, whose awards span the alphabet from Agatha to Nero Wolfe, has gone where no other writer has before, pairing the unflappable ...

Friday June 14, 2019 4:35 PM
Groundbreaking held for Lyseth Elementary School expansion  WMTW Portland

On the final day of school, a special groundbreaking ceremony was held for the expansion of Lyseth Elementary School in Portland.

Saturday June 15, 2019 1:00 PM
Reading Amelia Bedelia as a parable on domestic labor  Vox.com

Welcome to Vox's weekly book link roundup, a curated selection of the internet's best writing on books and related subjects. Here's the best the web has to offer ...

Wednesday June 12, 2019 6:10 PM
Frank Herbert’s ‘Dune’ headed to TV alongside novels by Agatha Christie and Mona Awad  Los Angeles Times

Upcoming television shows will be based on books by Agatha Christie, Frank Herbert, Mona Awad and more.

Monday June 10, 2019 9:48 AM
“There’s Nothing to Doooo”  Slate

Get your child genuinely excited to read this summer with Slate's kids' summer reading package. Got a reluctant reader on your hands? This librarian can help.

Wednesday June 12, 2019 5:35 PM
We Figured Out Commander Lawrence, The Handmaid's Tale's Biggest Mystery  Refinery29

Here's a near complete list of everything we know about Commander Lawrence (Bradley Whitford), the principal enigma of season 3 of The Handmaid's Tale.

Wednesday June 12, 2019 8:05 PM
John McEvoy, Daily Racing Form editor and author of horse track mysteries, dies at 83  Chicago Tribune

John McEvoy was an editor with the Daily Racing Form in Chicago and later wrote mystery novels centered around the horse track. He died at age 83.

Wednesday June 12, 2019 10:41 PM
Linda Fairstein Says 'When They See Us' Is "Outright Fabrication" in New Op-Ed  GoodHousekeeping.com

Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein is a lawyer turned crime novelist. Here's what we know about Linda Fairstein's books, 'When They See Us' ...

Monday June 10, 2019 6:15 PM
The 10 best books of June to read while you soak up the sun  Christian Science Monitor

There are beach reads and exciting travel adventures galore in the June roundup of the Monitor's top 10 book recommendations.

Friday June 14, 2019 5:13 PM
Anthony Price, Author of Cold War Spy Thrillers, Dies at 90  The New York Times

Anthony Price, whose string of espionage novels, rich in historical references and complex characters, drew comparisons to the work of John le Carré, died on ...

Thursday June 13, 2019 4:17 PM
“The Westing Game,” a Tribute to Labor That Became a Dark Comedy of American Capitalism  The New Yorker

Jia Tolentino writes about the children's book “The Westing Game,” by Ellen Raskin.

Tuesday June 4, 2019 7:00 AM
Harper Lee on a Preacher Serial Killer and More Mysteries and Thrillers  Book Riot

Your mystery and thriller loving TBR wants these great new releases and backlist mysteries!

Friday June 14, 2019 9:01 AM
Moving to a New Place Is Hard for Kids. These Books Show How It Gets Better.  The New York Times

Ali Benjamin's new novel and a sparkling debut from Laura Tucker are among four books about relocation and the promise of new beginnings.

Saturday June 15, 2019 9:00 AM
Kate Atkinson: ‘I live to entertain. I don’t live to teach or preach or to be political’  The Guardian

After the success of Life After Life and A God in Ruins, the novelist shares why she is enjoying writing more as she gets older – and the return of detective ...

Thursday June 13, 2019 3:33 AM
Newest moon mystery is fascinating  CNN

Don Lincoln writes that the detection of such a large and unexpected mass on the lunar surface reminds us that we have so much to learn about the birth of the ...

Wednesday May 22, 2019 7:00 AM
'Furious Hours:' Another Mystery Around Harper Lee  wgbh.org

Casey Cep joined Jim Braude to discuss her new book, “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee.”

Wednesday June 12, 2019 8:37 PM
Breath of the Wild’s sequel may solve a big mystery in the first game  Polygon

The trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's sequel shows Link and Zelda diving into ruins that seem heavily inspired by the Zonai, a group of people ...

Friday June 14, 2019 12:29 PM
The message of these ‘civic sermons’: Have faith in your fellow Americans  The Washington Post

Eric Liu says the nation needs a “civic religion” to restore its hope and purpose.

Wednesday May 29, 2019 7:00 AM
First Love and Other Investigations  The New York Times

In these Y.A. novels, teenagers search for answers to the mysteries of love and the puzzle of themselves.

Friday June 14, 2019 11:00 AM
The best recent crime and thrillers – review roundup  The Guardian

Those People by Louise Candlish; The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean; The Whisper Man by Alex North; Your Truth or Mine? by Trisha Sakhlecha: ...

Monday June 10, 2019 9:45 AM
Just Read  Slate

Try a library summer reading program to get your kids into reading.

Tuesday May 21, 2019 7:00 AM
Murder by the Book: A hub for crime, mystery stories for nearly 40 years  Community Impact Newspaper

May 21, 2019: McKenna Jordan's exposure to mystery and murder began at a young age. Both of her parents worked in law enforcement, and as a child, she ...

Tuesday May 28, 2019 7:00 AM
Review: Mysteries of Mars  The Space Review

Mysteries of Mars by Fabio Vittorio De Blasio Springer Praxis, 2018 paperback, 204 pp., illus. ISBN 978-3-319-74783-5. US$29.99. This summer is shaping up ...

Friday June 14, 2019 2:42 PM
Five Best: Brian Lamb on Books That Pack a Punch  Wall Street Journal

By Robert Kurson (2004). 1. Between 1939 and 1945, Germany launched 1,067 U-boats; 750 of them never returned. Robert Kurson writes about one of them, ...

Wednesday June 12, 2019 9:54 PM
The Mystery Surrounding Natalie Wood's Death  Biography

On November 29, 1981, the body of actress Natalie Wood, star of such acclaimed films as Miracle on 34th Street, Rebel Without a Cause and West Side Story, ...

Friday June 14, 2019 2:42 PM
Keanu Reeves: The mystery of the internet's boyfriend  CNN

The internet is swooning over the actor's special "no-touch" way of taking pictures with women, and he may indeed by a true gentleman in a handsy world, writes ...

Friday June 7, 2019 7:00 AM
Summer Thrillers: The Most Cerebral and Compulsively Readable Books of the Season  Vanity Fair

From Baltimore in the 1960s and Guatemala in the 1980s to worlds too strange to be our own, these five novels might just be more transportive than your ...

Friday May 24, 2019 3:27 PM
Mystery Book Club at Thomaston Public Library  PenBayPilot.com

THOMASTON — The Thomaston Public Library Mystery Book Club will meet Thursday, June 6, at 11 a.m., to discuss Louise Penny's Still Life – the first in the ...

Saturday June 15, 2019 3:15 PM
DC TV Watch: 'Supergirl' Season 5 Burning Questions  Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter rounds up the major events on all the DC Comics TV shows with DC TV Watch. This week: Counting down all the burning questions ...

Tuesday June 11, 2019 11:38 AM
Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week  Westword

In the coming days, the Denver literary scene looks at Colorado history, cuisine, politics, career advice and, of course, some damn fine reads, and every one of ...

Wednesday May 1, 2019 7:00 AM
13 Best Mystery Books - Top Detective Novels in 2019  WomansDay.com

Get out your Sherlock cap for the best mystery books in 2019. Get on the case with these fantastic crime stories and thriller novels that will have you on the edge ...

Saturday June 15, 2019 2:21 PM
Elizabeth Gilbert Is Owning Her Past Mistakes  The Atlantic

I was struck by how much shame there was in Eat Pray Love, and how apologetic I was as a narrator.”

Tuesday June 11, 2019 10:30 AM
Celeb Book Club Picks for June 2019  E! NEWS

See what novels, memoirs and nonfiction our favorite stars are soaking up this summer.

Saturday June 15, 2019 10:43 PM
Anthony Price, British author of thrillers with deep links to history, dies at 90  Washington Post

Mr. Price's 19 novels were compared favorably with those of John le Carré.

Sunday May 19, 2019 7:00 AM
The mystery writer: GCHS graduate Dennis Durbin publishes first book  AdVantageNEWS.com

Author Dennis Durbin (right) poses with Granite City High Principal Daren DePew on April 30. Durbin's first book, “The Flying Saucer Mystery,” was published ...

Tuesday June 11, 2019 7:18 PM
In ‘Let Me Not Be Mad,’ a Doctor Is One of His Own Case Studies  The New York Times

There are always two experts in a consulting room, A.K. Benjamin writes in his magnificently unsettling new book, “Let Me Not Be Mad.” There is the patient, and ...

Friday June 14, 2019 2:40 PM
Culture Club: Rangeley Public Library  Lewiston Sun Journal

Fundraisers: The Book & Bake Sale, the biggest book sale of the year, will be on Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will feature a lawn full of tables ...

Monday June 10, 2019 6:05 PM
15 Must-Read Books For Fantasy Fans  BuzzFeed News

Last month we asked BuzzFeed Book Club members to share their favorite fantasy books, in honor of our May selection, The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson.

Thursday June 6, 2019 10:08 AM
Virginia Book Club: Our June Selection is a Riveting Mystery  Our Community Now at Colorado

Welcome to OCN's Virginia Book Club! Join us each month as we read a book that is either set in Virginia or written by one of our very own Virginia authors!

Monday June 10, 2019 7:01 PM
Migraines have plagued me for years. A new book puts my pain in perspective.  The Washington Post

It's estimated that over 1 billion people today suffer from migraines, two-thirds of them women. I am one of them. In “Migraine,” Katherine Foxhall delivers a ...

Friday June 14, 2019 3:37 PM
‘Bojack Horseman’ creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg expands his funny, melancholy empire  The Washington Post

Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory” is a hilarious, poignant short-story collection.

Saturday June 8, 2019 1:00 PM
Ars To-Be-Read: Our most anticipated books for the second half of 2019  Ars Technica

Authors, publishers, and book nerds converge on New York City at the end of May each year for Book Expo America, and this year Ars was there to scope out ...

Saturday May 25, 2019 7:00 AM
KT Smith's New Book "Kanashi Sutori" is a Gripping Mystery Set in a…  Virtual-Strategy Magazine

NEW YORK (PRWEB) May 27, 2019 K.T. Smith has completed his book "Kanashi Sutori": a suspenseful novel that keeps the pages turning until the final ...

Saturday June 15, 2019 4:00 AM
Review: Pen In Hand: Reading, Re-reading And Other Mysteries, by Tim Parks  HeraldScotland

Pen In Hand: Reading, Re-reading And Other Mysteries.

Friday May 17, 2019 7:00 AM
Has the world’s most mysterious book the Voynich Manuscript been decoded? UK academic claims so  Daily Sabah

It's one of the world's most mysterious books, a 600-year-old manuscript written in an unknown or coded language that no one, not even the best...

Thursday June 13, 2019 11:03 AM
A storm exposed children’s bones on a Canadian beach, reviving a 170-year-old mystery  The Washington Post

Were they the remains of Irish immigrants who had fled the Great Famine in 1847 only to die in a shipwreck?

Thursday June 13, 2019 8:06 PM
Daniel Radcliffe Joined The ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Interactive Special In A Mysterious Role  Bustle

Fans of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt never know what to expect from the absurdist Netflix show — and that now includes episodes that will air after the ...

Friday May 24, 2019 7:00 AM
The Mysterious Ingenue and Siren Who Wowed 19th-Century Readers With Her Verse  The New York Times

L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated 'Female Byron,'” by Lucasta Miller, analyzes the work and career of the ...

Wednesday June 12, 2019 6:20 PM
'My life completely changed': debut wins world's richest prize for a novel  The Guardian

Nominated by just one library in Belgium, Emily Ruskovich's Idaho lands the €100000 International Dublin literary award.

Tuesday June 11, 2019 10:12 PM
Charles Xavier Stars in Marvel's House of X/Powers of X Teaser  CBR

Charles Xavier homages The Lincoln Memorial while covered in the X-Men's mysterious plantlife in a new teaser for House of X and Powers of X.

Sunday June 9, 2019 3:25 PM
Marvel Writer Shares Mysterious X-Men Tease  Comicbook.com

Jonathan Hickman shared another cryptic tease for his highly-anticipated, upcoming run on Marvel's X-Men comics. Hickman is known for world building and for ...

Friday June 7, 2019 2:00 PM
FRIDAY OPEN THREAD: Let’s Make a Queer Summer Reading List!  Autostraddle

Hi friends and happy Friday to you all but especially to everyone else like me who is not at A-Camp and feeling left out. Maybe next year?? (This is what I've ...

Thursday May 30, 2019 7:00 AM
Julia Spencer-Fleming's The Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries  Christian Science Monitor

Yvonne Zipp recommends mystery series that have plenty of intrigue, but not too much violence – perfect for a stormy night.

Sunday May 19, 2019 7:00 AM
BOOK NOTES: Passionate storytelling brings mystery to life  Wicked Local

"The Last Woman in the Forest" By Diane Les Becquets. Berkley, 2019. 352 pages. $26Women. Wilderness. Danger. Three words often viewed in close ...

Friday June 7, 2019 11:05 AM
The strange life and death of Moe Berg, the baseball catcher who became a spy  The Washington Post

A new documentary explores continuing mysteries about the famed Washington Senators player.

Saturday June 15, 2019 10:00 AM
Plucked from obscurity: why bluegrass is making a comeback  The Guardian

It was once derided as hillbilly music. How did bluegrass become the new sound of political protest across the US? Emma John. Sat 15 Jun 2019 06.00 EDT.

Saturday June 15, 2019 12:00 PM
How Data Can Help You Win in the Winner-Take-All Economy  The New York Times

This article is adapted from the book “How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World,” to be published June 18 by St. Martin's Press. On the day I met Brett Ostrum, in a ...

Thursday June 13, 2019 3:09 PM
Mystery in the Sundarbans: Gun Island, by Amitav Ghosh, reviewed  Spectator.co.uk

Meet Deen Datta, a nervous, practical and cautious man, born and brought up in Calcutta, who now lives in Brooklyn, where he works as a dealer in rare…

Friday June 14, 2019 8:44 PM
Who Is The Mysterious Figure In Marvel's Avengers' Trailer?  Comicbook.com

This week, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics finally dropped the first trailer of Marvel's Avengers, the latter's highly-anticipated PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Stadia ...

Wednesday June 12, 2019 10:38 AM
7 of the Best Fiction Books About Evil Sisters  Book Riot

Pick up these seven great fiction books about evil sisters and take comfort in the fact that you're not related to any of them.

Thursday June 13, 2019 2:18 PM
A Nature Writer for the Anthropocene  The Atlantic

In Underland, Robert Macfarlane gives readers new ways to experience the richness and strangeness of a damaged world.

Monday June 10, 2019 9:32 PM
The Mystery Deepens Around Justin Bieber’s Proposed Tom Cruise Fight  Vanity Fair

Justin Bieber has lived a thousand lives in his mere 25 years. He made a hit record. Then he made another one. Then he made another one! He toured the ...

Friday June 7, 2019 7:00 AM
Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Was Dropped By Her Book Publisher After Netflix’s “When They See Us” Premiere  BuzzFeed News

One week after the premiere of Netflix's When They See Us, a miniseries about the wrongful rape conviction of five black and Latino teenagers in New York City ...

Wednesday March 6, 2019 8:00 AM
Mystery Books on One 2019 Anthony Awards Ballot  Book Riot

One Anthony Awards voter and Book Riot contributer shares the nominations on his ballot for the Anthony Awards for mystery books.

Friday June 14, 2019 6:27 PM
Glenn Danzig Accidentally Made the Year’s Best Horror-Comedy  Vulture

Chicago's Cinepocalypse genre festival started off with a bolt of lightning this week — the birth of a bona fide cult hit, one that had its audience laughing and ...

Friday May 24, 2019 7:00 AM
Roger Hanson's New Book “Moody Gulch” Is an Engagingly Written Murder Mystery Set in the Beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains Near Los Gatos, California  PR Web

Recent release “Moody Gulch” from Page Publishing author Roger Hanson is an engaging mystery putting young woman in the middle of a murder investigation ...

Friday January 11, 2019 8:00 AM
26 Brand New Thrillers That Will Give You Chills This Winter  POPSUGAR

For most of the country, the weather has officially started to get really, really cold, and your bookshelf is about to be full of just as many chills. Thanks.

Friday May 17, 2019 7:00 AM
Comic Books Fairlady #2 review: The Dead Fairman Mystery  AiPT! Comics

Fantasy world. Private Investigator. Procedural stories. That's Fairlady's approach. Simple, elegant and accessible, it's a refreshingly fun story that could only ...

Wednesday January 23, 2019 8:00 AM
Best Mystery Books | Best Thriller Books  Popular Mechanics

O.J. Simpson, the 1893 World's Fair, and orchids all have something in common—true crime with a trace of Popular Mechanics.

Sunday December 30, 2018 8:00 AM
5 Murder Mystery Books By Women To Bring A Chill To Your New Year  Bustle

So January's within arm's reach, the holiday season is almost over, and frankly no one could blame you for being a little bit tired of non-stop festivity and ...

Monday April 15, 2019 7:00 AM
Want A New Mystery Or Thriller To Read? Here Are The Most Popular Of 2019 So Far  Romper

I think out of all the social media websites out there, Goodreads is my favorite. There are free book reviews and recommendations from real people all over the ...

Tuesday November 13, 2018 8:00 AM
The 10 best thrillers and mysteries of 2018  The Washington Post

Secrets, private eyes, unreliable narrators and more.

Thursday May 30, 2019 4:02 AM
LA Williams's New Book “The Cave of Mystery” Is a Charming Childhood Adventure as Five Young Friends Discover a Tantalizing Secret Hidden Near an Old, Abandoned Farm  PR Web

Recent release “The Cave of Mystery” from Page Publishing author L.A. Williams is an entertaining tale highlighting important values of kindness and trust for ...

Tuesday June 11, 2019 11:00 AM
Inside the mysterious sport of ‘country collecting’  San Francisco Chronicle

Lexie Alford, a 21-year-old Nevada City native, is an ultra-traveler, part of a small cadre of humans who make it their business to visit as many places on earth as ...

Tuesday May 14, 2019 7:00 AM
21 Must Read Hoopla Mystery and Thriller Audiobooks!  Book Riot

If you're already a Hoopla user, jump on down to the list of 21 great mystery and thriller audiobooks you can find on Hoopla. If you're going, “Hoopla, what?

Friday December 21, 2018 8:00 AM
Best Crime Novels of 2018  The New York Times

Marilyn Stasio's picks from the year's mysteries — for the most original murder method, the toughest puzzle, the creepiest setting, even the loudest bang for the ...

Saturday June 15, 2019 1:45 PM
Sarah Hopkins imagines what's possible in dystopian youth prison novel  Sydney Morning Herald

Lawyer and novelist Sarah Hopkins used her experiences in children's criminal court for her new novel The Subjects.

Thursday June 13, 2019 6:55 PM
Bill Wittliff, 'Lonesome Dove' Screenwriter and Son of Texas, Dies at 79  The New York Times

Bill Wittliff, a garrulous Texas-bred screenwriter who adapted Larry McMurtry's sweeping Pulitzer Prize-winning western novel “Lonesome Dove” into a hit ...

Tuesday December 4, 2018 8:00 AM
Cozy Mysteries Are The Books You Need To Be Reading This Winter — Here Are 9 Recommendations  Bustle

As the cold weather starts to set in, nothing sounds more appealing to this reader than spending a weekend at home getting lost in a good book. If you, like me, ...

Saturday June 15, 2019 5:30 PM
Could Donor #2065 Be My Father?  The New York Times

He was an Eagle Scout who had passed calculus and spoke some Mandarin. I was determined to meet him.

Thursday June 13, 2019 10:43 AM
Can You Pass the Hardest Shakespeare Quiz?  Book Riot

Test your knowledge of the Bard by answering questions about Shakespeare's life, plays, and poetry in the world's hardest Shakespeare quiz ever.

Thursday February 14, 2019 8:00 AM
Read Harder: A Cozy Mystery  Book Riot

Check off the cozy mystery task on the 2019 Read Harder Challenge with one of these delightful cozy mysteries. They're sweet, and charming, and deadly.

Friday June 14, 2019 8:34 PM
The Shining: 10 Questions We’ve Waited Over 30 Years For Doctor Sleep To Answer  Screen Rant

More than 30 years after it first hit cinemas in 1980, Stanley Kubrick's horror masterpiece The Shining will be getting a sequel. Titled Doctor Sleep and directed ...

Friday June 14, 2019 5:00 PM
Book review: Natsu Miyashita's The Forest of Wool and Steel  Stuff.co.nz

The Forest of Wool and Steel by Natsu Miyashita (Doubleday, $30)​. With over a million copies sold in Japan, Natsu Miyashita's novel The Forest of Wool and ...