10 best romances of 2016

10 best romances of 2016

Didn’t get your New Year’s kiss? That’s fine, because there are plenty of kisses in our picks for the 10 best romance novels of 2016! Forbidden by Beverly Jenkins Rhine Fontaine is running a successful salon in the old West, but...

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COVER ME IN DARKNESS

COVER ME IN DARKNESS

A woman trying to lead a normal life after fleeing a cult is dragged back to investigate when her mother suddenly kills herself. Amanda Sinclair hasn’t always been the woman she is today, a proud lab worker at up-and-coming Bellefountaine...

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THE WOOD FOR THE TREES

THE WOOD FOR THE TREES

A distinguished British paleontologist offers a meticulously compiled “biography” of four acres of woodland in Oxfordshire, England. In 2011, Fortey (Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms: The Story of the Animals and Plants that Time Has Left Behind...

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FORGED THROUGH FIRE

FORGED THROUGH FIRE

A sometimes-counterintuitive but always fascinating interrogation of the history  and uses of war. War—what is it good for?:  No, not nothing, absolutely or not. By the account of Ferejohn (Law/New York Univ.; Pork Barrel Politics: Rivers and...

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Book: Born To Run

Book: Born To Run

With decades of music under his belt, Bruce Springsteen has moved into literary territory with his autobiography Born to Run. … The lengthy memoir is rich and revealing, and critics have devoured it: The book, which multiple critics note...

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