May 28, 2013 — In softcover fiction, Deborah Harkness sends a witch and a vampire back to Elizabethan England, and John Lanchester looks at London circa 2008. In nonfiction, Sally Koslow explores parenting adult children, and Andrew Blum reveals the infrastructure behind the Internet.
May 17, 2013 — Sookie Stackhouse has one last adventure in Charlaine Harris' Dead Ever After. It debuts at No. 4.
Nov 21, 2012 — Vampires and other creatures of the night are modern pop-culture staples — not least within the Twilight franchise — but these gothic novels show why sometimes older is better. Author John Connolly explores three of his favorite Anglo-Irish gothic thrillers.
Aug 7, 2012 — More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.
Jul 10, 2012 — Author Deborah Harkness hit it big in 2011 with A Discovery of Witches. The sequel, Shadow of Night, picks up where Witches left off, with historian Diana and her vampire lover Matthew on an adventure across 16th-century Europe amid a massive cast of historical characters.
Jul 6, 2012 — Deborah Harkness combines serious academic research with occult romance in her novels, the latest of which is Shadow of Night.
Jun 15, 2012 — Kiss the Dead, Laurell K. Hamilton's latest "Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter" novel, debuts at No. 13.
May 24, 2012 — Critic Michael Schaub offers a sneak peek at some of the most hotly anticipated books of the summer: An Obama bio. A sparkling debut. Thrillers of both the fictional and body-science kind. Even Lincoln is reborn in this season of sun, sand, renewal — and reading.
May 10, 2012 — In Deadlocked, Sookie Stackhouse uses her telepathy to investigate a murder. It debuts at No. 1.
Jan 7, 2012 — In A Discovery Of Witches, a scholar unleashes an underworld of creatures. It debuts at No. 13.