book to screen adaptations
Fall Book Adaptations for TV and Film

If you’re like us, you want to be clued in on a book before you see it on screen. Listen to these five books before you watch them on TV or in theaters this fall. Read more

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fall reading and listening
First-in-a-Series Audiobooks That Should Be on Everyone’s List

As we go into fall and winter, you’ll be staying indoors more often than not. Now is the perfect time to start a new series to keep you going through these cooler months. Whether you enjoy cozy small-town stories or nail-biting mysteries, there’s a series waiting for you. Read more

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Parent Child Thrillers
Suspenseful Stories About Parents and Children

Heart-pounding mysteries and thrillers aren’t all about detectives and serial killers: Parents and children are at the heart of the suspense in these five audiobooks. How strong is the familial bond? How far would you go for the ones you love? Read more

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The Stars in Our Eyes Explains Why You Love to Keep up with the Kardashians

Do you remember your first celebrity fandom? I was ten when my parents let me rent the VHS of James Cameron’s Titanic. There was no going back: Leonardo DiCaprio was and remains one of my idols. I’ve followed his career and his environmental efforts and ignored his affinity for cargo pants ever since. Read more

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Tracy Chevalier’s Retelling of Othello

Bestselling author Tracy Chevalier tackles one of the most famous authors of all time, William Shakespeare. Chevalier’s New Boy is a captivating and explosive interpretation and modernization of William Shakespeare’s Othello. Read more

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Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki
Edan Lepucki Returns with Woman No. 17

When Edan Lepucki hit the literary scene with her debut novel, California, in summer 2014, she was fortunate enough to be featured on Stephen Colbert’s show. The feature catapulted her novel to the third slot on the New York Times bestseller list on the week it went on sale. Her interview happened to fall in the middle of a feud between Amazon and her then-publisher, Hachette. In the conversation, Colbert encouraged his viewers to buy California from Powell’s Books, in an effort to prove that a smaller retailer could compete against Amazon and help an author debut as a bestseller. In doing so, Colbert turned a literary debut into a unicorn.

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