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10 of the Best Spy Novels to Keep You Turning the Pages

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10 of the Best Spy Novels to Keep You Turning the Pages

In the best spy novels below, you’ll find classics of the spycraft genre as well as new releases from authors whose knowledge of the spy game may surprise you. No matter what you choose, you’ll be drawn into the web of secrets and deceptions contained in these spy novel stories.

12 Book Club Picks For May 2024, From #ReadWithJenna to NYPL’s Teen Banned Book Club

I, a deeply nosy person, love knowing what is being picked as a sense of what’s happening in the world and what people are feeling and thinking. I also appreciate how you can join in as little or as much as you’d like with these book clubs — almost all are virtual or have a virtual component. My TBR list is not as thrilled with my monthly roundups, but I don’t listen to its feelings, because I will conquer it one day. So what great selections can you peruse, pick, read, and enjoy this month from 12 book clubs’ picks?

The Most Popular Histories and Biographies of the Last 10 Years, According to Goodreads

Goodreads, with its more than 140 million members, can be a treasure trove of reader statistics. Recently, Goodreads editors decided to gather data on the most popular histories and biographies of the last 10 years.

5 New LGBTQ YA and Children’s Books Out This Week

There are so many great queer books out this week that I had to split the new releases into two: the adult titles on Tuesday, and the YA/children’s ones today.

Books My Toddler Cannot Get Enough Of

As my daughter has grown, so, too, has her ability to self-select books. What was once a task designated entirely to the adults around her, she now has strong opinions and thoughts about the books she consumes…even if she doesn’t entirely understand what she’s seeing or reading. It felt like such a big step for her to find picture books equally as enticing as board books. To me, that felt like her growing up way too fast, but to her, it was wanting to engage in more stories, with more pictures and pages, and in more formats.