Hi Everyone! It’s Jennifer here. This week’s post for Great New Books is different than our other posts, but it is to announce a few things — Great New Books is turning 5 this summer! To celebrate, commemorate, and enjoy, we are paring back our postings for our first lighter summer reading schedule. Summer Reads with Great New Books This summer 2017, look for Great New Book recommendations every other week throughout June, July, and August. In September, we will start back up with a new favorite book every week. All of us love to read, especially books throughout...Read More
Author: Jennifer King
At GreatNewBooks.org, we love to feature our favorite books and our favorite independent bookstores where we buy them. This is the video for Shakespeare and Sons Bookstore in Prague, a favorite bookstore of Jennifer King, an expat American living in Prague.Read More
We have some exciting news to share … over the next few weeks, in preparation for the new year, our team will be working hard to bring to you the next step in Great New Books. We love connecting readers with great books. And in 2013, we’re restructuring our posts to help do just that, to introduce books we love and want to recommend, the kind of books we can’t wait to tell our friends about. And so we’re evolving, going from one book per month as a type of online book club to a more frequent way of...Read More
Here at Great New Books, we’re thinking about all of you in the path of Hurricane Sandy, and hope you all are safe and sound, making it through the storm with a good book in hand. This week, since it’s a bonus 5th Wednesday of the month, we’re doing something fun and a little different. It involves a chance for you to share your favorite book. In the past few months, we’ve read some really great new books with you (Hemingway’s Girl, Shine Shine Shine, The River Witch), and we’re looking forward to some great ones to come (November’s...Read More
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