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"The King's Deception" by Steve Berry

Beach Reads: ‘The King’s Deception’ By Steve Berry

A new thriller from author Steve Berry, featuring his recurring character Cotton Malone is based on the legend that Queen Elizabeth I may not have been who everyone thought SHE was.

06/20/2013

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6 New Beach Reads for Summer

There’s nothing better than relaxing at the beach or by the pool with a good book in your hand. This summer kick back with one of these new releases by Lauren Weisberger, Jennifer Weiner and some of our other favorite authors from our sister company Simon & Schuster.

06/15/2013

'The Look of Love' by Bella Andre

Beach Reads: ‘The Look Of Love’ By Bella Andre

Are you heading out to the beach this summer and looking for something to read? WCBS 880 is back with its Beach Reads series. Every Thursday, look for a new recommendation.

06/13/2013

6.5.13 Sylvia Day

Steamy Summer Fiction Author Releases Latest Beach Read

Before there was E.L. James and 50 Shades Of Grey, there was Sylvia Day and her adult fiction novels — which have made her a New York Times bestseller several times over.

06/05/2013

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Best Books For Dad This Father’s Day

Need a good gift idea for Dad this Father’s Day? Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together this great list covering everything your Dad will love.

06/04/2013

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Lauren Weisberger’s 5 Favorite NYC Spots

Lauren Weisberger is the New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and its upcoming sequel Revenge Wears Prada. Here, she shares her favorite New York City restaurants, museums and parks.

06/04/2013

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An Excerpt From Craig Carton’s “Loudmouth”

Craig Carton is one of radio’s loudest, orneriest, most beloved and highest-rated personalities as co-host of WFAN’s Boomer And Carton In The Morning radio program. His debut book, Loudmouth, is a bold and hilarious memoir of sports, manhood, and what it is to be a fan. Here is an excerpt from Carton’s Loudmouth.

06/04/2013

5.14.13 Alison Sweeny

Actress & Host Alison Sweeney Debuts New Novel

These days, we’re used to seeing Alison Sweeney as the host of The Biggest Loser, but now the former Days of Our Lives cast member — and mother of two — is debuting a juicy novel that peels back the curtains on Hollywood.

05/14/2013

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Best Books For Mom This Mother’s Day

Looking for some good books for Mom this Mother’s Day? Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together this great list covering everything from personal memoirs to fictional mysteries and more.

05/02/2013

Extra security for Central Park race, April 21, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bomb Squad Called In Over Backpack During Central Park Race

A man with a backpack riding a bicycle through the Run for the Parks caused the bomb squad to be called in. Bicycles and backpacks were banned from the race.

04/21/2013

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Saddle Brook Girl Scouts Exceed Book Drive Goal By Almost 55 Times

The Girl Scouts’ slogan is “Do a good turn daily” and Troop 4324 in Saddle Brook certainly lived up to that.

04/12/2013

'Six Years' by Harlan Coben

Author Harlan Coben Talks New Book ‘Six Years’

The opening line of the book is “I sat in the back pew and watched the only woman I would ever love marry another man.”

03/21/2013

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NYC Third Graders To Read Books About War As Part Of New Curriculum

Children as young as 8 years old could soon be reading books on bombings, weapons and war as part of a new curriculum approved by city and state education officials.

03/18/2013

Queens Library President Tom Galante with 4th grader Kayla at the Broad Channel branch as it reopens following superstorm Sandy - March 6, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Broad Channel Library Reopens After Being Wrecked By Sandy

A Queens community still reeling from superstorm Sandy now has one of its most treasured gathering places back.

03/06/2013

2.15.13 Jackie Collins

Author Jackie Collins Talks ‘The Power Trip’ On The Couch

“The Power Trip” centers around a star-studded birthday party on a Russian yacht-on-steroids, where shenanigans ensue.

02/15/2013

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