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Usher in Fall with BookTrib’s Top 10 New Releases for September

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It’s starting to feel like fall outside, with colder nights, pumpkin spice creeping onto the shelves, and leaves that are slowly changing colors. It makes us want to curl up with a hot cup of cider – and, of course, a good book! Autumn always brings a ton of great new reads, and this September is no exception. With dozens of our favorite powerhouse authors, and a few new ones releasing books, this will be a fall we can’t wait to get underway. Here are the top 10 September releases that we’re more than ready to cozy up to: The Cuban Affair, Nelson DeMille (September 19) DeMille’s latest novel features Daniel “Mac” MacCormick, an Army veteran who now runs charters…

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Celebrating Thoreau’s 200th Birthday with Books He Would Love

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To this day, Henry David Thoreau remains one of the most popular naturalist writers of all time. And for good reason – his iconic work, Walden, helped change the way we think about nature, art and self. A big part of the Transcendentalism movement, he also helped define “Civil Disobedience,” which has been influencing world leaders and activists for decades. As an essayist, a poet and a philosopher, Thoreau was one of those thinkers who always felt like he was ahead of his time. Today, July 12, just happens to be Thoreau’s birthday, and we’re more than excited to celebrate it. And not only that – Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817, in Concord Massachusetts, which means today is…

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10 Years of ThrillerFest, Part 1: The masters speak

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Here’s Part One of our two-part celebration of this year’s THRILLERFEST. Don’t forget to check back with us for Part Two! Ten years ago, the first ThrillerFest launched in Phoenix, Arizona. Since this inaugural event, the International Thriller Writers organization has grown exponentially, and the NYC-based conference now annually hosts 1,000 thriller enthusiasts from across the globe. The presentation of a lifetime achievement accolade, the “ThrillerMaster Award,” is the pinnacle of our weeklong gathering. Ten iconic authors have received this award, and we checked in with these masters of suspense to explore their views of the thriller genre. Here are the first five—watch for Part Two of this article for the rest!

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