Authorlink Top Five Book Picks of 2020 - Our regular contributors looked back over the last twelve months to pick a favorite book and interview from the year. A few were released in December 2019. Here are their top five picks.
Every Last Secret, A. R. Torre, Thomas & Mercer - Torre, who initially self-published her way to the New York Times bestseller list as a romance writer, talks to Authorlink® about her decision to write a thrille
Via Negativa, Daniel Hornsby, Knopf - A heartfelt, daring, divinely hilarious debut novel about a priest who embarks on a fateful journey with a pistol in his pocket and an injured coyote in his backseat.
The Journey of Liu Xiaobo, Edited by Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, Potomac Books/University of Nebraska Press - In the early hours of June 4, 1989, a young activist persuaded thousands of Chinese protesters to leave Beijing's Tiananmen Square to avoid being crushed by tanks from the People's Liberation Army.
The Woman in the Moonlight, Patricia Morrisroe, Little A - Author Patricia Morrisroe's first novel is a stirring, romantic story set in nineteenth-century Vienna about the passionate and tragic love affair that inspired Ludwig van Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata.
Review: 22 Minutes of Unconditional Love, Daphne Merkin, Macmillian - "In this story there is no final scene, no decisive change of heart or firm resolve so much as a furious inner struggle—a struggle that has left no discernible traces yet has marked me as surely as bruises after a fall."
Peter Miller, known as the literary lion of books and movies, joins Authorlink Editor Doris Booth in a video interview about the changes he sees in the industries and the impact on authors.
Interview: Screenwriter Michael Elias Discusses Debut Novel - You Can Go Home Now
Book Review: Tyll by Daniel Kehlmann, Pantheon Books - German novelist Daniel Kehlmann, in his magical fantasy novel, “Tyll”, invents a jester named Tyll as protagonist to guide us through a historical and momentous adventure in Central Europe during the Thirty Years’ War from 1618 to 1648.
Devoted, Dean Koontz, Thomas & Mercer - In his first book with Amazon Publishing’s Thomas & Mercer, DEVOTED, Dean Koontz, the internationally bestselling master of suspense, offers an epic thriller about a golden retriever, a boy named Woody, his mother Megan, and their extended family, as they confront a terrifying threat to all humanity.