Authors Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan on co-writing – USA TODAY

USA TODAY
Authors Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan on co-writing
USA TODAY
Writing Empire Girls was different. We had to create characters who overlapped in our chapters. That meant we had to do a lot of plotting.

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Thinking about co-authoring a book? Read about how the authors of Empire Girls worked together successfully.

On the case: Seven new crime novels you need to read – The Globe and Mail

On the case: Seven new crime novels you need to read
The Globe and Mail
Melville House, 176 pages, $14.95Didier Daeninckx loves to drop names; he opens this novel with the Jean Jaurès, Louis de Funès, and the Cathars.

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Every one of these crime novels sounds like an absolutely delightful read.

Books Worth Reading: Week of July 3, 2014 – NPR

Week of July 3, 2014
NPR
After a woman disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage.

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Gone Girl, with ten weeks on NPR’s best paperback fiction list, and The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert have made it to my must read list.

Best Of Science Fiction and Fantasy Art: The Chesley Award Finalists! – io9

Best Of Science Fiction and Fantasy Art: The Chesley Award Finalists!
io9
Every year, the art world chooses the best science fiction and fantasy illustrations — providing a visual feast for the rest of us.

Source: io9.com

These covers are truly beautiful. it makes me wish I were a visual artist.