Posted by Hilli, Assistant Editor on January 28, 2019 This morning the American Library Association (ALA) announced the top prizes in children’s and young adult literature, including the Caldecott, Newbery and Printz awards. Scroll on to see the full list of winners and read more about these acclaimed books! NEWBERY MEDAL, for the most outstanding contribution to children’s
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We are huge fans of Shelly Laurenston here at BookPage HQ, so we were pretty much over the moon to learn that she’ll be releasing a new fantasy romance series under her other pen name, G.A. Aiken. The Scarred Earth Saga will kick off with The Blacksmith Queen on August 27, and it sounds like readers who
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Posted by Stephanie, Director of Strategic Marketing on April 24, 2019 Recently, our BookPage marketing team spent time in Austin, Texas, at the Texas Library Association’s annual meeting. We made new friends, ate our weight in tacos and discovered the annual Lariat Reading List, which calls attention to outstanding adult fiction that is a “pleasure
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Written by Rory Clements — Cambridge professor Tom Wilde has more than an academic interest in espionage. He has risked his life over three previous thrillers to spy for and protect his adopted Britain and native United States of America, mainly from the evil Fascists at home and in Germany, in the lead up to World
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When Matt Wesolowski wrote his first novel, Six Stories, he had no idea the impact it would have. He’d written the novel as an experiment, and to his surprise it was picked up by Orenda Books and published in 2016. Since then his main character, true crime podcaster Scott King, has appeared in Hydra and
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Written by Karen Charlton — Whether it is focusing on shenanigans in the Roman Empire or crooked deals during the Cold War, historical crime is a popular genre with readers of all ages. Some books skim the surface of the era in which they are set, but one of the things I love about Karen
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Written by Yigal Zur, translated by Sara Kitai — This thriller, recently translated into English, begins in Tel Aviv, with former Israeli security operative Dotan Naor presented with a new case. He and his business partner have made something of a specialty of locating Israelis abroad who have found themselves in tricky situations. In this
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Written by Alison Belsham — It’s just over a year since Alison Belsham introduced us to a decidedly different Brighton-based duo in her debut novel The Tattoo Thief. Buttoned-up, play it by the book young Detective Inspector Francis Sullivan was new to the job and keen to impress his bosses, while hippy dippy tattoo artist
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Written by Matt Wesolowski —In a recent interview with Crime Fiction Lover, crime author Matt Wesolowski told us that his debut, Six Stories, was began as an experiment. However, the formula he created has been catnip for crime fiction lovers looking for books that offer something original. The format remains the same here in Beast,
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Written by Mark Dawson — Set only a few months before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, The Vault is a standalone spy thriller with all the standard, but essential elements of the sub-genre – MI6, double agents and covert operations with plenty of action included. After months of planning and burrowing a
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On the Radar — Memory loss is not something we’re prone to here on Crime Fiction Lover – we never forget a great read! – but it’s central to our lead book in this week’s new books column. As well as Andrew Ewart’s Forget Me, don’t forget to check out Still You Sleep by our
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Written by Sarah Stovell — In a remote part of the Lake District stands a property that serves as a home to a trio of troubled young women. The latest residents are Hope, Annie and Lara, and all three girls have troubled pasts which have affected them deeply. It’s Christmas Eve as this story begins,
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Crime Fiction Lover recommending that you watch a programme from the Star Trek franchise is probably the last thing you’d expect, but what is life without surprises? As we write this article, Star Trek: Picard is only three episodes in, with new ones available to stream on Fridays via Amazon Prime, and from the very
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Sponsored by Amazon Publishing and Don’t Look Down by Hilary Davidson. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
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Chasten Glezman Buttigieg (L) kisses his husband, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, after he delivered a keynote. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Anti-LGBT+ radio host Rush Limbaugh, who was recently awarded the Medal of Freedom by Donald Trump, has said Pete Buttigieg kissing his husband causes “problems” for parents. “So I saw a political ad, where
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The Australian has dedicated an entire section of its website to “gender issues” (Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty) National newspaper The Australian has sparked fury with an article that draws comparisons between the coronavirus and the “contagion” of transgender people. The newspaper is well known for its its “appalling” coverage of transgender issues, which includes articles such
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RuPaul’s roused fear in The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon over him being called a ‘drag queen’. (Screen capture vids YouTube/NBC) The moment TV talkshow shot Jimmy Fallon called RuPaul a “drag queen”, he thought his career would come crashing down. Cancelled. Terminated. Last week, while interviewing the, well, drag queen on The Tonight Show,
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Trans lawyer and Vietnam veteran Mia Yamamoto has slammed Donald Trump’s trans military ban as a “policy of exclusion, oppression and marginalisation by the government”. The Japanese-American lawyer made the comments in an address to a room of aspiring lawyers at NYU Law on February 10, student newspaper Washington Square News reports. The trans lawyer,
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Labour Leadership Contender Emily Thornberry gestures as she speaks on stage during her Leadership Campaign Launch at Guildford Waterside Centre on January 17, 2020. (Leon Neal/Getty Images) Ask any Twitter user with a red rose and a rainbow flag in their bio and they’ll tell you that Labour shadow foreign secretary and leadership hopeful Emily
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Bishop Thomas Paprocki said that gender dysphoria could be “reasonably compared” to anorexia. (Diocese of Springfield in Illinois) A Catholic bishop in Illinois, who performed an exorcism when same-sex marriage was legalised, has moved on to attacking trans people. Thomas Paprocki, bishop of Springfield, Illinois, previously held a mass “exorcism” following the legalisation of same-sex
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Democratic lawmakers filed out during the anti-LGBT+, anti-abortion sermon by Robert Grant (right). (Virginia Political Memes/ YouTube) Democrats staged a dramatic walk-out of the Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday, February 11, after a Republican-invited pastor began attacking same-sex marriage and abortion while leading a prayer. Reverend Robert Grant, senior pastor at The Father’s Way
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Last night’s episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert featured a performance from musical guest Moses Sumney, marking his U.S. late night debut. He performed his new song “Cut Me.” Watch it happen below. The song appears on part one of his new two-part album græ. The first part arrives on February 21, and
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It was a Project Runway family affair tonight at Johan Sebastian Grey‘s debut New York Fashion Week show, where the designer presented his Fall/Winter 2020 ‘Lineage’ collection in partnership with the Fashion for a Cause Foundation. Grey, who won Season 17 of the design competition, showed a collection of rich textiles, woven leather, and vibrant
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