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May 2016 New Releases

Welcome back to Upcoming Titles, our monthly feature where we highlight books releasing this month. As always, this is by no means a comprehensive list of forthcoming releases, just a compilation of titles we think our readers (and our contributors!) would enjoy. Well, well, well, it looks as though summer has officially begun. There are fifty-seven, count ’em 56 books we’ve rounded up for the month of May, thirty-five (35) releasing the first week alone. So…without further ado: […]

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It’s The Weekend: What We’re Reading!

It’s the end of another week, and we’re all looking forward to the chance to curl up with a good book! Here’s what Team PubCrawl will be diving into this weekend! Jo is reading FALSE SIGHT by Dan Krokos (and the rest of us are jealous, as it isn’t out until August!) Rachel is reading REQUIUM by Lauren Oliver. Kat is finishing SEVER by Lauren DeStefano and getting ready to start CODE NAME VERITY by […]

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Wield Your Words Carefully

I will admit I have a love/hate relationship with so-called “prose stylists”. I, like many editors, have a soft spot for literary fiction: I admire a well-turned phrase, am tickled by metatextual playfulness, and am impressed by striking imagery, but more often than not, beautiful prose styling is simply not enough. I’ve often read submissions (and the occasional published novel!) with exquisite prose, but whose beautiful writing eventually becomes its biggest burden. For me, good writing […]

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