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End-of-the-Year Contest 2014

Congratulations to the winners of our 2014 End-of-the-Year Contest! One Grand Prize winner received all 32 of Carol Fitzgerald's Bets On picks from 2014, while 32 others won a copy of one of these titles. You can see all the winners below, along with 2014's Bets On selections.

Fall Preview 2014

Fall is known as the biggest season of the year for books. The titles that release during this latter part of the year often become holiday gifts. Here are some picks that we know people will be talking about over the next few months.

- Click here to see the winners of this year's Fall Preview contests.

A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age by Matt Richtel

October 2014

I heard Matt Richtel speak about A DEADLY WANDERING: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention last May, and the storyline intrigued me. Reggie, a teen, was driving to work one early morning. He crossed the yellow line into the other lane, more than once, and that precipitated an accident that killed two prominent rocket scientists who were fathers and husbands. Prior to the accident, it was learned that the teen was texting, though he does not remember doing this. Texting for him is something he did all day, not thinking about how it distracted him.

Books for a Better Life Awards 2014

The New York City – Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has announced the winners of the 19th Annual Books for a Better Life Awards during a ceremony at The TimesCenter in Manhattan.

Week of June 1, 2015

Releases for the week of June 1st include WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD, the highly anticipated continuation of Diana Gabaldon’s classic Outlander series; A DEADLY WANDERING by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel, an exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006; and THE VACATIONERS, Emma Straub’s novel about the secrets, joys and jealousies that rise to the surface over the course of an American family’s Mediterranean holiday.