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From Agatha Christie to Tana French and Louise Penny, our list celebrates writers of thrillers, suspense, crime novels, and detective fiction.
The British Library's Crime Classics series reprints detective novels and stories that were first published during the golden age of crime writing.
From Prince Harry's memoir to Michael Connelly's latest novel, explore our recommended new books and discover literature that has everyone talking.
Amina Luqman-Dawson, author of Freewater, has won the 2023 Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature. Learn more about Amina's historical novel and see all the past winners since 1922. The list includes Kate DiCamillo, Beverly Cleary, and Lois Lowry.
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AbeBooks regularly publishes fascinating features about a huge variety of bookish subjects, publishers, and interesting characters in literature and notable anniversaries.
July 28, 2021
It can be safely said that Jane Austen is one of the best-loved English authors of all time. Born December 16, 1775, Austen made a mark on the literary world with her romantic fiction set among the landed gentry in England.
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By Chao Wang
June 03, 2021
"Corpse." It's not the sweetest word in the dictionary but it is very functional. The word describes quite clearly that the living thing is no more. A human being is no longer human but a corpse. Corpse and cadaver have the same meaning but corpse is the more descriptive term. Stiff, cold, very dead.
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By Jessica Doyle
June 03, 2021
From funny fiction and serious science fiction to knitting manuals and alternative art, the books on this list have steered the course of an individual's life, and garnered fanatic attention from a few or few million readers for their quirky and obscure content.
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June 03, 2021
At least 15,000 books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. If you wish to learn about the man then you are not going to be restricted by choice. (AbeBooks alone has more than 67,000 copies of books with ‘Abraham Lincoln’ in the title).
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June 21, 2021
No matter what you call it, the genre isn't easily pigeon-holed into clear-cut categories, making compiling a list of 50 must-read graphic novels a daunting task.
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July 27, 2021
This selection of top books about leadership was carefully chosen from bestseller lists, Forbes, and even from the recommendations of Bill Gates and Barack Obama.
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July 27, 2021
The mythical, the magical, and the magnificent! Fairy tales are some of our earliest stories and for centuries, children and adults alike have pored over the tales of princes and princesses, beasts and fairies.
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July 27, 2021
From the 1936 Olympics in Berlin to the football fields of Odessa, Texas to the summit of Mt. Everest, here are 10 incredible stories detailing the greatest sports moments in history.
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June 03, 2021
For this particular list of the best epic books, we considered books of all genres. We didn't fuss too much over the physical length of the book or the time span, but we did seriously consider the weight of the story itself.
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