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BookTrib Editors Dissect Goodreads Award Finalists

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…and one of the most highly anticipated times for authors and readers in the Goodreads community. The time has come to anxiously await the Goodreads voting results for the best books of the year, with the winners to be named on Dec. 4. BookTrib editors Rebecca Proulx and Jim Alkon examined the 16 finalists in 16 of the 20 categories, squared off, and cast their own votes on who they felt deserving of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards. Here we go: Fiction Rebecca: Nine Perfect Strangers (Flatiron Books) proves Liane Moriarty is still a reigning queen of drama. Nine individuals come to a remote health resort to seek healing in body and soul. The…

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Teddi Leaves Everything to Chance in Amy Sue Nathan’s Newest Novel

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I am a sucker for places in real life and settings in books that spark my imagination. When visiting a new town in person or in the pages of a book, I imagine the vast and different lives I could take on in these new geographies. In these places, I imagine ‘what if’. Amy Sue Nathan’s Left to Chance sparked this same kind of longing. A sort of inverse of wanderlust, Teddi, the protagonist of Left to Chance, journeys back home to Chance, Ohio. As a celebrity photographer travelling from fancy hotel to fancy resort, Teddi lives an enviable life mingling in beautiful places with the beautiful portraits she photographs. When the wedding of a friend calls her back to…

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Free Thanksgiving Day Reads from Kindle Unlimited

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Are you one of the many e-readers who has enlisted in Kindle Unlimited‘s service for your Kindle? If you didn’t already know, this awesome service is a way for you to access a wide variety of titles from the Kindle Store, many of them being free. If you have Kindle Unlimited, you may be looking for a new novel that will put you in a Thanksgiving mood with the upcoming holiday right around the corner! Luckily for you, we have suggestions for some awesome Thanksgiving-related novels that will surely give you something to look forward to: The Good Neighbor, Judith Hudson Frankie has a rich and overbearing father who she doesn’t see or speak to anymore, but that doesn’t stop…

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