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The mother of a 2-year-old girl found dead in an Oceanfront hotel room this week was arraigned Wednesday on a felony child abuse charge. Leandra Andrade, 38, of Washington, arrived Tuesday at the Virginia Beach city jail, shortly after her release from a hospital. She’s being held without bond. Her arraignment was held in Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. A bond ...

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, July 30, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2022, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The 6:20 Man” by David Baldacci (Grand Central) Last week: 2 2. ...

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FICTION: An entertaining and occasionally edifying look at European immigrants making movies in Hollywood during World War II. "Mercury Pictures Presents" by Anthony Marra; Hogarth (432 pages, $28.99) ——— In fiscal year 2021, the United States welcomed fewer refugees than any comparable period since at least the mid-1970s. The record low stemmed from the openly hostile policies of the outgoing ...

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, July 23, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2022, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Portrait of an Unknown Woman: A Novel” by Daniel Silva (Harper) Last ...

In late June, I wrote to Mike Davis to see if he'd be up for an interview. His reply: "If you don't mind the long trek to SD, I'd be happy to talk. I'm in the terminal stage of metastatic esophageal cancer but still up and around the house." Davis does not mince words. Still, he can tell some stories. Like this one: Born in Fontana, raised in El Cajon, he spent the '60s on the front lines of ...

Editor’s note: The Denver Post respects the wishes of Aurora theater shooting victims and their families that the assailant’s name not be repeated in news stories. In this article, his name is only mentioned in direct quotes by the author. Ten years ago, Dr. Lynne Fenton felt villainized after she was identified as the psychiatrist who treated the Aurora theater shooter in the months leading ...

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, July 16, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2022, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The 6:20 Man" by David Baldacci (Grand Central) Last week: — 2. "The ...

NONFICTION: Hartman follows three immigrants to see how they changed the dying city of Utica, N.Y. "City of Refugees" by Susan Hartman; Beacon Press (241 pages, $27.95) ——— A number of writers have recently taken on a complex topic crucial to the current, sometimes violent national "conversation" about immigration: exploring communities of recent immigrants who are revitalizing the Rust Belt ...

FICTION: An engrossing spy thriller in which a Stasi officer and a CIA agent join forces to defeat a common adversary. "Winter Work" by Dan Fesperman; Alfred A. Knopf (352 pages, $28) ——— Many a Berlin-set spy novel comprises a tale of two cities which plays out during the heated tensions of the Cold War. Dan Fesperman's latest spy thriller, "Winter Work," offers a refreshing variant on this ...

Jennifer Grey wasn't sure she wanted to keep our appointment. A few hours before, the news alerts had begun flooding in: In a 6-to-3 ruling, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, eliminating a constitutional right to abortion that had existed for nearly 50 years. And there's no handbook that explains how to promote a memoir the day such a seismic ruling comes down. "I feel so emotional," ...

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, July 9, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2022, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Lore Olympus, Vol. 2" by Rachel Smythe (Random House Worlds) Last week: ...

CHICAGO — The Doomsday Clock was born in 1947 in Chicago, a Cold War baby delivered as the illustration for the first cover of a new magazine, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. It was set at 7 minutes to midnight, an indication of how close a team of revered scientists believed the world was to nuclear annihilation. It was designed by landscape painter Martyl Suzanne Schweig Langsdorf ...

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, July 2, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2022, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Hotel Nantucket" by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) Last week: 1 ...

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Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, June 25, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2022, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Hotel Nantucket" by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) Last week: 1 ...

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, June 18, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2022, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Hotel Nantucket" by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) Last week: — ...

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, June 11, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2022, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Sparring Partners" by John Grisham (Doubleday) Last week: 1 2. "Tom ...

“Staten Island in the Nineteenth Century: From Boomtown to Forgotten Borough" by Joseph Borelli; The History Press (192 pages, $21.99) ——— Most New Yorkers don’t think much of Staten Island. In fact, they don’t think about it at all. And when they do, it’s about how different it is. With under half-a-million people, it’s the smallest borough and the whitest. Unlike the rest of the city, Staten ...

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LOS ANGELES — The parents of an 18-year-old from North Dakota have obtained a protective order against “The Flash” star Ezra Miller, adding another scandal for the embattled actor to contend with. But the teen’s parents and law enforcement are having a hard time locating Miller to serve the actor with the order, which accuses Miller of “physically and emotionally abusing” and grooming the ...

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Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, June 4, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2022, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Sparring Partners" by John Grisham (Doubleday) Last week: — 2. "Meant ...

Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, May 28, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2022, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Nightwork: A Novel" by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s) Last week: — 2. ...

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