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What We're Reading: Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind

Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind

Journalist Sarah Wildman was looking through her deceased grandfather's files when she came across correspondence from a woman in pre-World War II Vienna. When she asked her grandmother about the letters and photographs, the reply was that they were from "your grandfather's true love."

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Edgar Nominees for Best Novel

Edgar Nominees for Best Novel

The Edgar Allan Poe Awards, commonly called the Edgars, are presented each year by the Mystery Writers of America and honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television and film. The ceremony will take place this year on Wednesday April 29th in New York City.

The nominees for the 2015 award for Best Novel are listed below. For a full list of the 2015 nominations click here.
 
Check back in late April to see who won the award for Best Novel as well Best First Novel, Best Fact Crime and Best Paperback Original.
 

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Academy Awards 2015: Book Adaptations

Academy Awards 2015: Book Adaptations

The 87th annual Academy Awards will be held on Sunday February 22nd. 

Several book adaptations received nominations in major categories. Historically, book adaptations have done well at the Oscars. Past winners of the award for Best Picture that were adapted from books include No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy, The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris, The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje and Terms of Endearment by Larry McMurtry.

See below for books that had their movie adaptations receive Oscar nominations in major categories.

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What We're Reading: Then and Always

Then and Always

Rachel Wiltshire is about to say goodbye to her high school friends and head off to college. Engaged to her handsome high school sweetheart, life seems full of promise. Then a horrible accident derails all of her plans and Rachel finds herself living a dark life, scarred, alone, and bitter. Five years later, she is invited back to her hometown for her best friend's wedding. This reunion of friends is painful for Rachel as she watches her former fiancé with his new love, and is faced with the failure her life is in comparison to her friends'. Her face is terribly scarred from the accident, but her heart is scarred with the knowledge of what her life could have been.

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Past Updates

Upcoming Releases February 2015 Upcoming Releases February 2015 More...

The Divorce Papers What We're Reading: The Divorce Papers More...

The Hundred-Year House What We're Reading: The Hundred-Year House More...

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