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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.

September 2018

September's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Unbroken: Path to Redemption, Bel Canto and Little Women; the series premieres of "The Miniaturist" on Amazon Prime Video and "You" on Lifetime, along with the season two finale of USA's "The Sinner"; and the DVD releases of Adrift and The Seagull.

The Children Act by Ian McEwan

September 2014

In THE CHILDREN ACT by Ian McEwan, Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London presiding over cases in family court. She approaches the families that she advocates on behalf of with her mind wide open, giving strong thought to her sensitivities to culture and religion as well as the law. Her attentiveness to all sides of the issues before her --- and her meticulous attention to her cases --- consumes her on many levels.

She’s literally “on call” to the people at every hour, pulled away at a moment’s notice for discussion of tough decisions. One particular case grabs her and stays with her even after her decision is made. And it brings Fiona to examine her own life and her childlessness, which is something that gives her pause.

Week of April 27, 2015

Releases for the week of April 27th include HARD CHOICES, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside account of the crises, choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State; PERSONAL, book #19 in Lee Child's action-packed series starring retired military cop Jack Reacher; FACEOFF, a one-of-a-kind anthology edited by David Baldacci that pulls together the most beloved characters from the best and most popular thriller series today; and THE BOMBERS AND THE BOMBED by Richard Overy, a startling new history of the controversial Allied bombing war against Germany and German-occupied Europe.