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New York Times Bestselling Author Lisa Genova Returns with Heartbreaking Novel ‘Every Note Played’

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In her latest novel, Every Note Played (Scout Press/Gallery), concert pianist Richard has experienced life’s joys through playing the piano, his expert fingers on the keys his livelihood and his passion. But, when he is given the diagnosis of ALS, Richard starts losing the use of his hands, then arms. His ex-wife Katrina is leading an unfulfilling life, teaching piano to disinterested kids after school. Years ago her career was put on hold for Richard, and she never faced her fear of actually pursuing her dreams.  Feeling like she has little choice, Katrina reluctantly decides to be Richard’s caretaker. Genova expertly explores regret, guilt and forgiveness as we witness the progression of this deadly disease. Richard and Katrina tip-toe around their…

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18 New Releases You May Have Missed

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We are always looking for new and exciting reads, art books and under the radar authors to help you diversify your bookshelf. Here, we have 18 new releases you may have missed this month, including new books by some of your favorite bestselling authors like Danielle Steel and Lisa Genova. Drama, literary fiction, mystery, cooking and crime are just a few of the genres covered here. Rather than take our word for it, see for yourself; below you will find a preview for each book and one-click easy ordering via Amazon. These newbies (especially the cookbooks) are great for the upcoming holiday weekend! Every Note Played: A Novel (Gallery/Scout Press), Lisa Genova Duel to the Death: An Ali Reynolds Mystery…

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Gloria Steinem Biopic Will Bring the Icon’s Memoir to Life

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Julianne Moore is set to star as Steinem, with director Julie Taymor at the helm. As acclaimed masters in their fields, both women bring as much to the table as the feminist icon herself. Moore had an Oscar-winning turn in Still Alice, the film of Lisa Genova’s novel about early-onset Alzheimer’s. Likewise, Taylor is the brains behind a Tony Award-winning production of The Lion King—though biopics are also familiar territory. In 2002 she directed Frida, in which Salma Hayek played the artist Frida Kahlo. “When I read the book, it demanded that it be a film,” Taymor said of Steinem’s memoir. “It’s so vividly cinematic.” My Life on the Road, Gloria Steinem My Life on the Road is Steinem’s coming-of-age…

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