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Bethanne Patrick

What’s On Your Nightstand?: Reading in the Dark

This past weekend’s unexpected derecho upended many people’s lives here in Northern Virginia (not to mention Ohio, and Indiana, and probably ...

5 Books to Watch for in July

Summertiiiiiiiiiiiime…and the reading is not easy–at least, finding the best new reads isn’t easy. If you’re busy catching up on ...

What’s On Your Nightstand?: Summer Reading Edition

I’ve just finished hosting a guest from the UK, and as part of his All-American Experience in the DC area, ...

Riot Asks: J. Courtney Sullivan

J. Courtney Sullivan is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels Commencement and Maine. Maine was named a Best Book of the ...

Front-to-Backlist: GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn

Editors’ Note: We thought long and hard about how to provide a kind of review coverage that would not be ...

What’s On Your Nightstand?: Wild Cards

Everyone, it seems, was in a post-you-know-which-trade-show coma last week, so there were fewer comments than usual on this regular ...

Fall and Winter Fiction Preview, Part One

We’re all weary of talking about the trade show, so I’m reminding myself in this subject line that BEA’s purpose ...

Margaret Atwood: Kickstarter Reject, IndieGoGo Hopeful

Margaret Atwood, the acclaimed author, novelist, and poet, seems like she can do anything. At age 72, she’s still writing ...

What’s On Your Nightstand?: The Post-BEA Edition

For those gentle readers who did not attend, ignored, or otherwise had no idea that there was such a thing ...

50 Shades of BEA

Another Book Expo America winds down…another participant realizes that it will take her feet a year to heal. During the ...