Book Recommendations

If you’re always looking for your next read, you’ve come to the right place. From new books to titles that deserve more recognition, we have book recommendations for everyone.

James Gleick’s 5 Favorite Books

The acclaimed writer of Chaos shares a handful of nonfiction works that have inspired his own.

10 Books Every College Grad Should Read

Kind of like a course curriculum. But for life.

10 Essential Authors of Chicano Literature

The best in modern Mexican American literature.

Short Story: “Food of the Gods,” by Simon R. Green

The British sci-fi author shares a dark delicacy with a twist you won't see coming.

Sacramental Horror: Scaring the Hell out of People for 1,500 Years

Horror writer Jonathan Ryan shares how he uses his Christian faith to inspire, but not define, his writing.

Star-Crossed Lovers: YA Lit Inspired by Romeo and Juliet

From feuding families to balcony scenes, these novels draw on the best of the Bard.

What 10 Modern Classic Books About Drugs Are Really Trying to Say

These tales are about more than back alleys and dirty needles.

10 Books That Push Boundaries

Take your book club for a walk on the wild side with subversive selections.

12 Sad Books for When You Need a Good Cry

We still haven't recovered from these reads.

Business Adventures: Inside the Stock Market Crash of 1962

It was a dark day for everyone on Wall Street—even for the brokers who had lived through "Black Tuesday" in 1929.

My True Romance Behind “Trail of Secrets” by Eileen Goudge

Eileen Goudge takes us behind her writing of Trail of Secrets!

11 Cozy Mysteries for Armchair Detectives

Curl up with crime-solving stories from mystery’s most beloved authors.

9 Mystery Authors Like Agatha Christie

We have a hunch you'll enjoy these eccentric characters, crafty plots, and clever red herrings.

7 Reasons Why Vintage Young Adult Horror Is Still Awesome

Is vintage horror scarier than contemporary thrillers? We think so.