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Maggie Meyers
Maggie Hoffman is a professional writer and graphic designer from small-town Pennsylvania. When she isn't spending time with her husband and two children, she's usually found with a thrilling, controversial novel in her hands or watching a 70s horror film. Some of her favorite novels include "The End of Alice", "American Psycho", and "Daddy Love."

It’s #NationalPumpkinDay! Celebrate Your Favorite Fall Flavor

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Have you prepared your Jack-O-Lantern Halloween yet? We hope so, because today is #NationalPumpkinDay, a day to celebrate the pumpkins that line everyone’s yards and make up some of our favorite desserts! Did you know that every year, the US produces more than 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins? Now that you’ve learned a new fun fact, we have some pumpkin-related suggestions for new reads, that will spook you and leave you in stitches: Pumpkins in Paradise, Kathi Daley You will be surprised by how a mystery novel and #NationalPumpkinDay fuse together so well in the first part of a 7-part TJ Jensen Mystery Series, but it’s bound to have you at the edge of your seat! TJ Jensen has a…

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Trending Topics: #LegendsOfTomorrow Related MUST Reads!

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DC’s newest hit, Legends of Tomorrow, has just entered its riveting and action-packed third season and we’re already hooked! The series, based on the characters of some of our favorite DC comics growing up, follows a Time Master known as Rip Hunter, who goes rogue after his family is killed. We’re overly excited to hear about what this season of #LegendsOfTomorrow has to offer and we feel a connection with some of the familiar characters we have grown to love. We have four suggestions for new novels to add to your bookshelf based on some of your favorite characters, which you don’t want to miss: Atom: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson Atom, also known as Ray Palmer on the show,…

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‘Life Is A Wheel… It Always Comes Back Around To Where It Started’: Stephen King’s Life in Books

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Stephen King has thrilled readers for more than four decades with a body of work that effortlessly combines scintillating fear and some very uniquely memorable characters.  King, who recently turned 70, is as unique and memorable as his characters and has lead a life that is just as interesting as his books. Check out these 6 facts about the unique talent that is Stephen King and great books that shed some light on the character of the man, himself. 1. Stephen King is a huge Red Sox fan (despite his disapproval of Fenway Park safety nets in the past). For those of you who can’t get enough of King or the Boston Red Sox, this fact is enough to get the blood flowing!…

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John Grisham’s Book Tour Continues with Charlie Lovett

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John Grisham has invited book lovers and writers alike to listen to his podcast, ‘Book Tour with John Grisham’. So far he has made stops along the way, speaking with some of our favorite authors and more in bookstores across the U.S. In his second stop, he spoke with Ann Patchett, and today we are invited to his third stop in the tour, where he speaks with Charlie Lovett. This week he enters his seventh stop with Charlie Lovett at Bookmarks, in Winston-Salem, NC. They talk about fundraising in the area, the history of books, and what he’s currently working on in regards to new projects! Charlie Lovett is known as a writer, teacher, and playwright whose plays have been…

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Love and Hardship Run Parallel for Andrea Jarrell in ‘I’m the One Who Got Away’

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When you look into your past, what do you see? For Andrea Jarrell, a tale as enlightening as it is melancholy, she sees a distraught past and a life caught between two parents. In I’m the One Who Got Away, Andrea recalls what life felt like when she watched her neighbor fall in love with a handsome young man named Craig – from meeting her at her home, to smiles seemingly from the heart. However, that all turns around when Andrea finds out the discouraging and frightening news that her next door neighbor’s relationship was not all that it seemed, and she was actually murdered by Craig. From there, Andrea is set into a whirlwind of emotions and memories of…

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John Grisham’s ‘Book Tour’ Continues with Ron Rash Interview

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John Grisham has invited book lovers and writers alike to listen to his podcast, ‘Book Tour with John Grisham’. So far he has made stops along the way, speaking with some of our favorite authors and more in bookstores across the U.S. In his second stop, he spoke with Ann Patchett, and today we are invited to his third stop in the tour, where he speaks with David Grann. In this week’s episode, John Grisham visits Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville, NC to speak with American poet and short story writer/novelist Ron Rash! Ron speaks to John Grisham about how he connects to his novels and the characters within, the publishing process, and the inspiration behind some of his books. Rash…

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Who are the Tall Poppies and Why You Should Care

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At BookTrib, we are constantly searching for the best ways to connect readers with writers, opening their eyes and worlds to fresh ideas! This is how we came across a wonderful group known as the Tall Poppies, who are not only avid readers, but extremely talented writers as well! On a weekly basis, we will be introducing many wonderful books to you straight from the Tall Poppies. Reviews are on their way! First, we would like to introduce you to the Tall Poppy Founder, Ann Garvin. She was interviewed by her crabby brother, Ray, about the Tall Poppies. Ray: So, Ann – what is this flower group you put together and why do you spend so much time on it?…

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Noir Detective Mysteries Author Sam Wiebe on His Latest Novel ‘Invisible Dead’

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Do you enjoy a thrill that makes you think about the world around you? In the new novel Invisible Dead, this happens on a whole new level. Invisible Dead is a novel about systemic violence, the kind we often don’t notice or don’t think about. Vancouver PI Dave Wakeland sets out to find a missing sex trade worker, and must eventually confront his own complicity in being part of a city where troubled young women go missing all too often. In some ways, Wakeland is a classic detective, in the vein of Lew Archer. This makes him capable in some ways, and woefully unequipped in others. I wrote it as the first novel in a series; the second Wakeland novel,…

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‘Book Tour with John Grisham’ Podcast Features Author David Grann

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John Grisham has invited book lovers and writers alike to listen to his podcast, ‘Book Tour with John Grisham’. So far he has made stops along the way, speaking with some of our favorite authors and more in bookstores across the U.S. In his second stop, he spoke with Ann Patchett, and today we are invited to his third stop in the tour, where he speaks with David Grann. In this week’s episode, John Grisham visits Politics & Prose, a bookstore in Washington, D.C. to speak with David Grann, renowned author of the latest book, Killers of the Flower Moon. He shares tidbits of his life with Grisham, as well as tactics he uses in his writing. This particular interview,…

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Author Adam Hamdy Talks Writing Kryptonite and His Thrilling Novel ‘Pendulum’

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You wake. Confused. Disoriented. A noose is around your neck. All you can focus on is the man in the mask tightening the rope. You are about to die. Pendulum, Adam Hamdy’s newest and thrilling novel, tells the story of a battle-hardened photojournalist, John Wallace, and his struggle to outrun a masked man who wants him dead. Wallace has no idea why he has been targeted, no idea who his attacker is, and no idea how he will prevent the inevitable. Pendulum puts a deadly killer on his tail as Wallace fights to discover the truth of why he’s been marked for death. The novel itself was prompted by the rapid and profound changes the world has undergone in the…

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Love Classic Books? We Have Free Kindle Suggestions for You!

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If you love books as much as we do, then you’re always up for a good read – no matter what time, what weather, or what day. What’s the best way to feed your book obsession? Free books, of course! At BookTrib, we are constantly suggesting new reads to people who love all genres – from romance, to mystery, to horror and beyond! And when you subscribe to BookTrib.com you will get our weekly free book giveaways right in your inbox! If you are a lover of all things classical, including your favorite books, then you’ve come to the right place because today we have many suggestions for some of your classical faves that we want to share with you.…

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Introducing the ‘Book Tour with John Grisham’ Podcast, Featuring Interviews with Beloved Authors!

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If you are an avid fan of the beloved author John Grisham, here’s some exciting news for you: we are sharing the podcast he is recording on his Book Tour where he invites readers and fans alike to listen to what other authors have in store, his current works, and so much more. Grisham has been putting great focus on his new novel Camino Island, a fiction novel about a stolen F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscript on the black market. Because a book tour like this hasn’t happened in 25 years, it is certainly a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear from some of your favorite authors, from David Grann, Ann Patchett, Jodi Picoult, and Harlan Coben, to Greg Isles, Lisa Scottoline, Ace…

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