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From Kennedys to (Rat) Kings: 7 New Releases with a Twist

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This week’s list of new releases is one of the most diverse book suggestions we’ve given so far— full of bold writing and interesting topics.  Some of these are new to print and others are re-issues, re-tellings and new translations. MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews returns with a new book on Bobby Kennedy; Wicked author Gregory Macguire invites readers to explore another twist on an old tale; Kate White’s beloved Bailey Weggins reappears; and the first novel from Madagascar has been translated into English. Grab a handful of Halloween candy and treat yourself to one of these new reads. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit, Chris Matthews The Kennedys have been in the news recently, with the last of the files on…

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Joni Mitchell, Tom Hanks, and Gabrielle Union: This Week’s New Releases

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“By the time we got to Woodstock, we were half a million strong…” Joni Mitchell inspired more than just other female recording artists – she is still to this day one of the best and most influential songwriters in the world. She contracted polio at the age of nine, which ended her athletic lifestyle, and forced her to turn to academics and literature. Though she didn’t take to formal education, she was inspired to write poetry, which was perhaps the first form her lyrics took. Now a nine-time Grammy winner, she has allowed her musical tastes and genres to evolve, but in our opinion, her 1971 album Blue is still the best. This week, Joni Mitchell’s biography Reckless Daughter has been…

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The Hot List: New Releases from John Green, Alice Hoffman, and More

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Every Tuesday, Booktrib brings you The Hot List: a list of the best new releases for the week, and this week, we have six books that everyone is talking about, and looking forward to reading. Authors like John Green and Alice Hoffman both have new books, and we know you don’t want to miss out on those. From miracles and mysteries to psychological thrillers sure to keep you on edge, here are the new releases for this week. Turtles All the Way Down, John Green Hailed as the “Most Anticipated” book of 2017, New York Times Bestselling Author John Green is back with a new book. When billionaire Russell Pickett goes missing amid rumors of fraud and bribery, Aza and her best…

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