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HaBO: Hero with an Opera Singer Mistress

October 17, 2018 NeedaBook 0

This HaBO request is from Melissa, who wants to find this historical romance: Literally all I can remember from this book is that the hero is arguing in front of his estate with someone, possibly […]

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YA Fantasy, Historical Romance, & More

October 17, 2018 NeedaBook 0

A Devil in Scotland A Devil in Scotland by Suzanna Enoch is $2.99! This is the third book in the No Ordinary Men series and has elements of a forbidden, off limits romance. I really love the color […]

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Bringing Poetry to the Cruel History of Comfort Women

October 17, 2018 NeedaBook 0

On August 14, Korea and Taiwan unveiled two statues commemorating the 80,000 to 200,000 “comfort women,” primarily from Korea, but also from Taiwan, China, and Southeast Asia, who were forced into prostitution by the Japanese […]

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Redux: Two Hundred Perfect Words Every Day

October 17, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Every week, the editors of The Paris Review lift the paywall on a selection of interviews, stories, poems, and more from the magazine’s archive. You can have these unlocked pieces delivered straight to your inbox every Sunday by signing up […]

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A Lost Exchange Between Burroughs and Ginsberg

October 17, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Photo: Hank O’Neal. In 1992, five years before his death, Allen Ginsberg visited William S. Burroughs’s home in Lawrence, Kansas. Over the course of four days, the two Beats chatted about everything from shamanism to […]

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On Uwe Johnson: The Hardest Book I’ve Ever Translated

October 17, 2018 NeedaBook 0

This week marks the publication in English of Uwe Johnson’s Anniversaries: From a Year in the Life of Gesine Cresspahl. This is the second of three essays by the translator, Damion Searls, a Paris Review […]

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The Illegitimate Duke by Sophie Barnes

October 16, 2018 NeedaBook 0

DNF The Illegitimate Duke by Sophie Barnes August 28, 2018 · Avon Romance Full disclosure: I’m not at my cognitive best (stupid fibro fog). The other day I tried to open a box of sidewalk […]

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Amanda Quick, Mythology, & More

October 16, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Wilde in Love Wilde in Love by Eloisa James is $1.99! This is the first book in The Wildes of Lindow Castle. Some readers DNF-ed this on Goodreads citing lack of chemistry between the characters or boredom. […]