Michael P. Dineen grew up in Huntington, Long Island, New York. He studied and taught karate for over 20 years. He was a trainer to professional athletes. After high school, Dineen pursued a life of crime for more than 20 years and survived to tell this story, his story. “Suburban Gangsters: A Compelling Tale Of
by James Patterson & David Ellis ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 29, 2021 Patterson and Ellis put their characters through hell in this hard-edged second installment of their Black Book series after The Black Book (2017). A young girl is one of four people gunned down in a “very, very bad” K-Town drive-by shooting in Chicago.
by Kristin Hannah ‧ RELEASE DATE: Feb. 9, 2021 The miseries of the Depression and Dust Bowl years shape the destiny of a Texas family. “Hope is a coin I carry: an American penny, given to me by a man I came to love. There were times in my journey when I felt as if
From the King of Scars Duology series , Vol. 2 by Leigh Bardugo ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 30, 2021 Following King of Scars (2019), the world’s a powder keg of political hostilities and existential threats. In a juggling act between viewpoint characters, readers follow far-ranging intrigues inside countries, between countries, and between individuals. King Nikolai
Posted by Savanna, Associate Editor on December 18, 2018 Every year, the BookPage editors get together to create the best books of the year list, but also its slightly more superficial stepsibling, the best covers list. It’s always a monumental undertaking to cut down and rank our extensive long list of covers that caught our
Posted by Lily, Associate Editor on December 17, 2018 When a rumor recently surfaced that Netflix was pulling “Friends” from its lineup at the end of the year, Twitter collectively lost its mind. No need to panic yet (Netflix has the rights to the ’90s phenomenon till the end of 2019), but the uproar proved
Posted by Savanna, Associate Editor on January 08, 2019 Every month, we review the hottest new romance releases in our Romance column. But why let the print books have all the fun? In Digital Dalliances, we highlight digital-only releases guaranteed to heat up your eReader. Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa ColeAvon Impule • $1.99 • ISBN
Posted by Savanna, Associate Editor on January 16, 2019 Science fiction icon David Weber has been having a very busy few months—a new Honor Harrington novel was released in the fall, and Through Fiery Trials, the tenth installment in his extremely popular Safehold series just hit shelves this month. If you haven’t been able to
Posted by Hilli, Assistant Editor on January 28, 2019 This morning the American Library Association (ALA) announced the top prizes in children’s and young adult literature, including the Caldecott, Newbery and Printz awards. Scroll on to see the full list of winners and read more about these acclaimed books! NEWBERY MEDAL, for the most outstanding contribution to children’s
Posted by Hilli, Assistant Editor on January 30, 2019 We couldn’t be more excited to reveal the cover for bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen’s upcoming middle grade historical, Words on Fire, which will be published by Scholastic on September 24, 2019! In a story that sounds perfect for fans of The Book Thief, Nielsen will transport
We are huge fans of Shelly Laurenston here at BookPage HQ, so we were pretty much over the moon to learn that she’ll be releasing a new fantasy romance series under her other pen name, G.A. Aiken. The Scarred Earth Saga will kick off with The Blacksmith Queen on August 27, and it sounds like readers who
Posted by Stephanie, Director of Strategic Marketing on April 24, 2019 Recently, our BookPage marketing team spent time in Austin, Texas, at the Texas Library Association’s annual meeting. We made new friends, ate our weight in tacos and discovered the annual Lariat Reading List, which calls attention to outstanding adult fiction that is a “pleasure
Posted by Cat, Deputy Editor on April 26, 2019 Fans of crime stories, we all have our own favorite mysteries from 2018 (our Best of 2018 list is here!). But it’s so rewarding when the winners of the Edgar Allan Poe Awards, selected by the Mystery Writers of America, align with so many of our own
Posted by BookPage on October 04, 2019 The movie version of the popular TV drama “Downton Abbey” is out in theaters. If you can’t get enough upstairs/downstairs drama, read on for books that can help. If you enjoy . . . the exploration of the effects of WWI on society then you should read . .