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MADAME ZERO by Sarah Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"Hall finds the weirdness in everyday life and makes the strange feel quotidian."
Short fiction from the author of The Wolf Border (2015), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Read full book review >

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HAWESWATER by Sarah Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A portentous debut, but this winner of the Commonwealth Best First Novel Award is proof of a literary talent with more to come."
A doomed loved story played out against the planned destruction of an English rural community. Read full book review >

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DAUGHTERS OF THE NORTH by Sarah Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"British author Hall (The Electric Michelangelo, 2004, etc.) lacks restraint in her depiction of feminine strength."
Set in a darkly eerie future, this story examines how a band of women fight the elusive and powerful Authority that now controls Britain. Read full book review >

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THE WOLF BORDER by Sarah Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"A gifted writer, Hall offers a compelling, lyrical story rich in observation and symbolism."
Hall (The Beautiful Indifference, 2013, etc.) explores the emotional turmoil following a wildlife biologist's return home to Lowther Valley in England's Cumbria.Read full book review >

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THE ELECTRIC MICHELANGELO by Sarah Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"A lot of flash, and not much more."
Hall (Haweswater, 2003) earned a Booker nod with this picaresque tale of a tattoo artist. Read full book review >

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THE BEAUTIFUL INDIFFERENCE by Sarah Hall
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Visual and vibrant. Literary and lyrical."
Seven stories populate award-winning English novelist (How to Paint a Dead Man, 2009, etc.) Hall's first collection. Read full book review >

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HOW TO PAINT A DEAD MAN by Sarah Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"Displaying a sure command of character as well as a poetic mastery of language, Hall is a talent to be reckoned with."
Artists and the art world dominate this novel of love and landscape. Read full book review >

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SEE THE WORLD THROUGH SCARLET-TINTED GLASSES
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Beneath the Shine by Sarah Fine

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine
BFF Charms: Eventually, With Benefits
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Politechs
Bonus Factor: The Scarlet Pimpernel
Factor: Politics
Anti-Bonus Factor: Needs a Glossary
Relationship Status: Concerned Constituent

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine

This cover is a little on the nose. It’s pretty, and the ...


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SARAH DUNN
by Megan Labrise

Somewhere along the line in Lucy and Owen’s marriage, the sex tapered off. The makeup, high heels, and date nights went out the window. The poop wound up on the wall. Again.

“Why is there poop on the wall again?” Sarah Dunn writes in The Arrangement, a big, bawdy comic novel (starred review) set in the fictional Hudson Valley ...


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A ROMANTIC NOD TO WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
by Bobbi Dumas

As we close out March, I thought it would be a nice salute to women’s history month to focus on some great historical romance and some truly terrific romance heroines!

First off, I wanted to give a major shout-out to a debut novel that was released this week, Lisa Berne’s You May Kiss the Bride (which earned a starred review ...


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GIRL POWER
by Leila Roy

Tourmaline nearly smiled. Who would have thought the ever notorious beauty queen Virginia Campbell was the kind to stick it out? The idea made a tiny knot in her chest, like she had been feeling lonely and hadn’t noticed until someone showed up.
Done Dirt Cheap, by Sarah Nicole Lemon

Tourmaline Harris and Virginia Campbell both just graduated from ...


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7 FANTASY BOOKS HEADING TO FILM AND TV
by John DeNardo

As readers, the idea of our favorite books being turned into film and television production frightens us and excites us. It's scary because so many things can go wrong that could result in – gasp! – an unfaithful adaptation. Yet that doesn't stop us from being excited because we get to re-experience the stories we love. Here are ...


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