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ONE DAY STRONGER

ONE DAY STRONGER

Nelson was the county executive of Wisconsin’s Outagamie County in 2017 when the...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 26, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 26, 2021

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn...

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6 of the Best Audiobooks Narrated by Prentice
Onayemi

6 of the Best Audiobooks Narrated by Prentice Onayemi

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7 Poets Like Amanda Gorman To Watch

7 Poets Like Amanda Gorman To Watch

When inaugural poet Amanda Gorman strode up to the mic on January 20, 2021, for...

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How to Organize Your Bookshelves to Fit Your Living
Space

How to Organize Your Bookshelves to Fit Your Living Space

I have spent a lot of time watching people talk about books. It’s so easy to pull...

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Great YA Nonfiction for Your 2021 TBR

Great YA Nonfiction for Your 2021 TBR

This post was originally published in our YA newsletter, What’s Up in YA. Sign up...

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4 of My Favorite Kids in Manga

4 of My Favorite Kids in Manga

Single dads had their turns and moms went next. Of course, it’s kids who make parents...

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The Best Detective Books to Keep You Up Late at
Night

The Best Detective Books to Keep You Up Late at Night

Do you love a good whodunit? A protagonist with an itch to discover the truth, no...

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15 of the Best Female Comedian Books

15 of the Best Female Comedian Books

If funny female authors are your jam, then good news! We’ve got some hilarious female...

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5 History Books With Diverse Perspectives

5 History Books With Diverse Perspectives

There are a lot of interesting history books that have been published or are upcoming....

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6 Books on Caste to Read After Isabel Wilkerson’s
CASTE

6 Books on Caste to Read After Isabel Wilkerson’s CASTE

Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents was one of the most anticipated...

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Have a Wonderful Kind of Day With These ARTHUR Accessories
From Etsy

Have a Wonderful Kind of Day With These ARTHUR Accessories...

Marc Brown’s original Arthur is one of the biggest reading icons in our lives. Even...

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IDA B. THE QUEEN

IDA B. THE QUEEN

A great granddaughter of Ida B. Wells (1862-1931), Duster celebrates the life and...

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FOLLOW ME UNDER

FOLLOW ME UNDER

Twenty-four-year-old Skye Manning, a Kansas transplant living in Boston, should...

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THE COPENHAGEN TRILOGY

THE COPENHAGEN TRILOGY

“I do whatever I can to please him, because I’m so thankful he married me. Although...

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THE DEVIL YOU KNOW

THE DEVIL YOU KNOW

The devil that Black Americans know all too well is racism, and, as Blow notes from...

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PATCH WORK

PATCH WORK

Wilcox, senior curator of fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum, has devoted...

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HUNTING THE HANGMAN

HUNTING THE HANGMAN

The Hangman is Reinhard Heydrich, SS Obergruppenführer and architect of the Holocaust....

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THE SPOTIFY PLAY

THE SPOTIFY PLAY

When Spotify launched in Sweden in 2006, it had a brash agenda in a chaotic time...

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THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN

THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN

When China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, many observers had high...

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LOOKING FOR HOPE

LOOKING FOR HOPE

In Maplewood, Georgia, Hannah Maynard, known to everyone as “Mouse,” is a happy...

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NICKY & VERA

NICKY & VERA

In late 1938, a young Englishman of German Jewish descent named Nicholas Winton,...

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THE NARROWBOAT SUMMER

THE NARROWBOAT SUMMER

Eve has just been let go from the corporate job she’s been striving at for 30 years....

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A GLIMMER OF DEATH

A GLIMMER OF DEATH

Losing her husband and their baking partnership, D&D Delights, a year ago was a...

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IRISH PARADE MURDER

IRISH PARADE MURDER

After coming home to Maine from her father-in-law’s funeral in Florida, Lucy Stone...

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A TOURIST'S GUIDE TO MURDER

A TOURIST'S GUIDE TO MURDER

Sam Washington and her sidekicks—Nana Jo, Irma, Dorothy, and Ruby Mae—are visiting...

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INK AND SHADOWS

INK AND SHADOWS

Nora Pennington, the owner of Miracle Books in Miracle Springs, has a coterie of...

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UNDERCOVER KITTY

UNDERCOVER KITTY

When Sarah Grayson agrees to help out her older friend Rose Jackson and the Charlotte’s...

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WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW

WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW

Demetrius, a queer Black kid whose “superpower” is “sensitivity,” feels “free” only...

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I AM A KINDNESS HERO

I AM A KINDNESS HERO

A repetitive mantra of “I am” introduces text that demonstrates how the main character...

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BURNT SUGAR

BURNT SUGAR

“I would be lying if I said my mother’s misery has never given me pleasure.” This...

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STANDPIPE

STANDPIPE

In February 2016, Hardin, a poet, artist, and newly certified Red Cross Disaster...

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The 2021 Youth Media Awards Announced at ALA
Midwinter

The 2021 Youth Media Awards Announced at ALA Midwinter

The American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the 2021 Youth Media...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 25, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 25, 2021

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Reading Group Gold. Today’s Featured...

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School Libraries and Their Fight Against Fake News

School Libraries and Their Fight Against Fake News

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8 Story Collections Inspired by Novels

8 Story Collections Inspired by Novels

A gorgeously illustrated collection of twelve original stories by the New York Times...

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An A–Z Guide to the Parts of a Book

An A–Z Guide to the Parts of a Book

One of my favorite magazines is the creativity-based Uppercase. This quarterly publication...

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How To Find Books To Read: 10 Ways

How To Find Books To Read: 10 Ways

If your usual tricks—wandering aimlessly around a bookstore or library waiting for...

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A Bookseller’s Awkward Run-in With Lou Reed

A Bookseller’s Awkward Run-in With Lou Reed

My brother Patrick’s apartment is, at any/every moment, home to 15–20 books on Lou...

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The History of the Spelling Bee

The History of the Spelling Bee

“Elucubrate.” “Logorrhea.” “Esqualumose.” They’re not words that come up often in...

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Comics A–Z: Villains Xue Yang to Zouchouten

Comics A–Z: Villains Xue Yang to Zouchouten

I’ve had alot of time to think lately. Like many of you, I’m not a huge fan of...

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Read These True Crime Memoirs

Read These True Crime Memoirs

This post was originally published in our mystery/thriller newsletter, Unusual Suspects....

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The BIG LITTLE LIES Soundtrack Tells You Everything You Need
to Know About the Novel

The BIG LITTLE LIES Soundtrack Tells You Everything You...

What makes you pick up one book amidst the hundreds of books that may be seeking...

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The Best Science Book Subscription Services

The Best Science Book Subscription Services

Calling science nerds, tinkerers, and wielders of fun facts! If you are looking...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 24, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 24, 2021

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 23, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 23, 2021

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A Battle Guide to the Top 20 Military Fantasy Books

A Battle Guide to the Top 20 Military Fantasy Books

Military fantasy books are a sub-genre that examines the lifecycle of war in fantasy...

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The 2021 Pantone Palette in YA Book Covers

The 2021 Pantone Palette in YA Book Covers

This post was originally published in our YA newsletter, What’s Up in YA. Sign up...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 22, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 22, 2021

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Books Featuring Black Teens That Everyone Should Read: The
List List #433

Books Featuring Black Teens That Everyone Should Read:...

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20 Informative and Inspiring Plant Books for Kids

20 Informative and Inspiring Plant Books for Kids

Most kids will happily tell you what their favorite animal is and then imitate its...

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18 of the Best Word Game Apps in 2021

18 of the Best Word Game Apps in 2021

I love word game apps. They’re a great way to entertain yourself when you just can’t...

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The Art of Creating a Diverse YA Classroom Library with 4
New Releases

The Art of Creating a Diverse YA Classroom Library with...

Besides being a journalist, I’m also a 10th grade high school teacher. My passion...

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5 Ways to Find the Best Book Recommendations

5 Ways to Find the Best Book Recommendations

It’s the bookworm’s biggest dilemma: Too many books and so little time. So how do...

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3 of My Favorite Single Moms in Manga

3 of My Favorite Single Moms in Manga

Recently, I waxed rhapsodic about my four favorite single dads in manga. Some are...

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Banned, Censored, & Burned Books: There’s A Museum
For That

Banned, Censored, & Burned Books: There’s A Museum...

Ever wondered about banned books and why they’re banned? Well, you’re not alone....

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How to Paint Your Bookshelves (and Why You’d Want
To)

How to Paint Your Bookshelves (and Why You’d Want To)

If you’re looking for a solution to housing your ever-growing pile of books, may...

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20 Ways to Read More in 2021 (When You Just Don’t Care
Anymore)

20 Ways to Read More in 2021 (When You Just Don’t Care...

So you want to know how to read more in 2021? Interesting. Did you know we’ve been...

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GEORGE WASHINGTON'S FINAL BATTLE

GEORGE WASHINGTON'S FINAL BATTLE

Historian Watson reminds readers that the Constitution granted Congress the power...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 21, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 21, 2021

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Amanda Gorman: The Youngest Inaugural Poet in
History

Amanda Gorman: The Youngest Inaugural Poet in History

Amanda Gorman read her poem The Hill We Climb in front of a sea of masked Americans...

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Book Fetish: Volume 439

Book Fetish: Volume 439

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 439, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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10 Female Assassin Books About Death, Justice, and
Survival

10 Female Assassin Books About Death, Justice, and Survival

What character archetype is more iconic than the assassin? A staple of thrillers,...

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The TWILIGHT Soundtrack: A Deep Dive Into A Classic

The TWILIGHT Soundtrack: A Deep Dive Into A Classic

Do you ever listen to a soundtrack and think, “This film did not deserve a soundtrack...

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Ex Libris: A History of Bookplates

Ex Libris: A History of Bookplates

When I first began collecting books at the mature age of 13, I remember not just...

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The Best Books About Dysfunctional Families

The Best Books About Dysfunctional Families

Leo Tolstoy famously wrote: “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family...

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Five Historical Spy Thrillers Based (In Part) On Real
Events

Five Historical Spy Thrillers Based (In Part) On Real Events

So the thing about being a spy is, when you’re very good at it, nobody knows your...

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10 MangaTubers You Should Be Watching

10 MangaTubers You Should Be Watching

Nowadays it feels like there is more manga to read than ever, with both the medium...

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Sex Workers’ Voices: 10 Books About Sex Work by Sex
Workers

Sex Workers’ Voices: 10 Books About Sex Work by Sex Workers

Sex work is a controversial topic even in the most liberal circles. The conversation...

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16 Recent Books Reddit Thinks Will Be Classics

16 Recent Books Reddit Thinks Will Be Classics

Recently, a really great discussion sparked by Shreya Sajankila, also known as Reddit...

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Comics A-Z: Villains Ugetsu to Waller

Comics A-Z: Villains Ugetsu to Waller

I’ve had alot of time to think lately. Like many of you, I’m not a huge fan of...

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Under-the-Radar 2020 Mystery/Thrillers Not To Miss

Under-the-Radar 2020 Mystery/Thrillers Not To Miss

This post was originally published in our mystery/thriller newsletter, Unusual Suspects....

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THE MERCIFUL

THE MERCIFUL

Samantha James, a college student home for the summer, is struck and killed while...

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What Alternatives Are There to Goodreads?

What Alternatives Are There to Goodreads?

I started using Goodreads in 2009 when I was still in high school. I’ve used it...

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The Ultimate Guide to Literary Greeting Cards For Almost Any
Occasion

The Ultimate Guide to Literary Greeting Cards For Almost...

Are you looking to stock up on cards for the year? In need of a specific kind of...

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15 Cozy Mysteries Coming Out in the First Half of
2021

15 Cozy Mysteries Coming Out in the First Half of 2021

In my opinion, cozy mysteries are the ultimate comfort read. There’s something so...

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15 Uplifting Book Club Books To Make You Smile

15 Uplifting Book Club Books To Make You Smile

Let’s face it: the world can be ascary, sad place sometimes. Happy books provide...

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5 New and Upcoming Graphic Novels

5 New and Upcoming Graphic Novels

As stay-at-home drags on into its 11th month, a lot of us are finding novels a difficult...

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Drink Up! 7 Books About the History of Tea

Drink Up! 7 Books About the History of Tea

What pairs better with good books than a cup of tea? I know I’m personally guilty...

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So You or A Loved One Was Diagnosed With ADHD

So You or A Loved One Was Diagnosed With ADHD

There’s a joke within the ADHD community online that our disability is named after...

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14 Adult Fairytales for the Young at Heart

14 Adult Fairytales for the Young at Heart

Just because you’re a grownup doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy fairytales—after...

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Your Picks for Best 2020 YA Books

Your Picks for Best 2020 YA Books

This post was originally published in our YA newsletter, What’s Up in YA. Sign up...

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Audiobook Apps for Bilingual Readers and Language
Learners

Audiobook Apps for Bilingual Readers and Language Learners

One can’t argue with the fact that reading books has a lot of benefits, and one...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 20, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 20, 2021

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by We Free the Stars by Hafsah Faizal,...

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PET

PET

Dozens of small pets crowd the ultrasturdy white pages or peer from behind heavy...

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4 Beloved YA Books Getting Reissues in 2021

4 Beloved YA Books Getting Reissues in 2021

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 19, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 19, 2021

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5 Must-Listen Short Story Collections on Audio

5 Must-Listen Short Story Collections on Audio

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Read Harder: A Book With a Beloved Pet Where the Pet Doesn’t
Die

Read Harder: A Book With a Beloved Pet Where the Pet Doesn’t...

TBR is Book Riot’s subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for...

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The Most Commonly Assigned Books In U.S. Colleges

The Most Commonly Assigned Books In U.S. Colleges

How is gender represented across the books assigned in U.S. colleges? The answer,...

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Who Was Mary Shelley? An Exploration of Her Life

Who Was Mary Shelley? An Exploration of Her Life

Few figures in history have made more of a cultural impact than Mary Shelley. Her...

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25+ Etsy Bookends to Adorn Your Shelves

25+ Etsy Bookends to Adorn Your Shelves

At Book Riot we try to help you, dear readers, find not only great books, but great...

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4 of my Favorite Single Dads in Manga

4 of my Favorite Single Dads in Manga

Parents have had it rough during the pandemic. All parents. I don’t care what the...

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10 New Mystery Books You Might’ve Missed in 2020

10 New Mystery Books You Might’ve Missed in 2020

Good news, mystery fans! 2020 was a great year for new mystery books, from long-awaited...

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4 Comics About Politics

4 Comics About Politics

My high school history teacher loved to create packets of political cartoons and...

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Rediscovering My Love of Coloring Books While Social
Distancing

Rediscovering My Love of Coloring Books While Social Distancing

In early childhood, I used to call myself an “author and illustrator” and illustrate...

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14 of the Best Dark Academia Books

14 of the Best Dark Academia Books

If you love books set in schools and stories with twisty plots and dark themes,...

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THE AQUANAUT

THE AQUANAUT

In the spirit of girl power, this title reflects on the rare life of a female cave...

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SONIC BOOM

SONIC BOOM

In 1958, Warner Bros. Records began as a kind of joke, with records by pseudonymous...

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THE PURPOSE-DRIVEN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR

THE PURPOSE-DRIVEN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR

Entrepreneur Abouelnaga’s perspective on startups has the implicit message that...

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THE RIB KING

THE RIB KING

In her debut, The Talented Ribkins, (2017), Hubbard ingeniously blended the motifs...

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BLOOD WILL HAVE BLOOD

BLOOD WILL HAVE BLOOD

When struggling actor Scott Russo and his dealer, Freddie, arrive at Tobias Milton’s...

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THE BOY WHOSE HEAD WAS FILLED WITH STARS

THE BOY WHOSE HEAD WAS FILLED WITH STARS

When he was n he was a boy, Edwin’s mother and grandfather were supportive of his...

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THE PASSOVER GUEST

THE PASSOVER GUEST

For Muriel, a young girl living in 1933 Washington, D.C., there can be no Passover...

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FROM PREACHING TO MEDDLING

FROM PREACHING TO MEDDLING

In a rambling memoir filled with lively anecdotes, Walter, a retired Episcopal priest,...

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A THOUSAND WHITE BUTTERFLIES

A THOUSAND WHITE BUTTERFLIES

As Isabella looks out the window, the world outside feels strange, and “the United...

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CHAMP AND MAJOR

CHAMP AND MAJOR

As the Bidens’ dog since vice-presidential days, Champ knows his duties well and...

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TRIO

TRIO

British author Boyd's 16th novel takes place in Brighton in 1968 and revolves around...

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TEN ANIMALS IN ANTARCTICA

TEN ANIMALS IN ANTARCTICA

Antarctica, home to “icy deserts, mountain ranges, and volcanoes,” also hosts “amazing...

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

A BRIEF HISTORY OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Wooldridge, the head of the computer science department at Oxford, emphasizes that...

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KNOCK KNOCK

KNOCK KNOCK

After Detective Ewert Grens carried 5-year-old Zana Lilaj from the scene of her...

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THE DOCTORS BLACKWELL

THE DOCTORS BLACKWELL

In this follow-up to Daughters of the Samurai (2015), Nimura chronicles the lives...

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GET A CLUE

GET A CLUE

Huck has a couple of problems he needs to solve, and if the Sherlock Holmes collection...

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365 DAYS TO ALASKA

365 DAYS TO ALASKA

Willow, 14; Rigel, 11; and Izzy, 5, were raised off the grid in a two-room cabin...

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UNFINISHED

UNFINISHED

The daughter of army physicians, Chopra Jonas grew up on military bases throughout...

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SEASIDE STROLL

SEASIDE STROLL

This charming outing delights in many ways. First, the entire story is told with...

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REMOTE CONTROL

REMOTE CONTROL

The story begins with Sankofa, a young traveler who's feared by many—she is said...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 18, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 18, 2021

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Saga Press, publisher of The Russian...

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I Lost My Dream Job: Keeping Library Vibes Alive in Hard
Times

I Lost My Dream Job: Keeping Library Vibes Alive in Hard...

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Read Harder: A Book That Demystifies a Common Mental
Illness

Read Harder: A Book That Demystifies a Common Mental Illness

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10 Propulsive 2021 Books Everyone Will Be Talking
About

10 Propulsive 2021 Books Everyone Will Be Talking About

15-year-old Roan Montgomery trains under the laser focus of her father, but she's...

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10 of the Buzziest 2020 Books to Catch Up On

10 of the Buzziest 2020 Books to Catch Up On

I love Best Books of 2020 (or whatever year it is) lists. I know they come out every...

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30+ Of The Best UNTAMED Quotes: Find Your Guidance with
Glennon Doyle

30+ Of The Best UNTAMED Quotes: Find Your Guidance with...

Like so many readers with Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert, I’ve found a lot of inspiration...

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Your Next 2 Reads, Based On Your Favorite Type of
Exercise

Your Next 2 Reads, Based On Your Favorite Type of Exercise

If I’m not reading, you’ll find me working out—sometimes you’ll find me doing both...

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New Romance Books You Might’ve Missed in 2020

New Romance Books You Might’ve Missed in 2020

Another year means another great landslide of swoon-worthy romance novels that you’ll...

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How to Handle Fictional Character Deaths With Kids

How to Handle Fictional Character Deaths With Kids

I am a geek. I am also the mother of geeks. Their father and I definitely started...

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Looking for a Great Middle Grade Book? Try
#BookMatch

Looking for a Great Middle Grade Book? Try #BookMatch

As a school librarian in South London, UK, I’m constantly trying to find amazing...

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Reading Pathways: Magical Worlds and Dreamy Fantasy with
Laini Taylor

Reading Pathways: Magical Worlds and Dreamy Fantasy with...

If you are seeking ethereal worlds, fabulism, and a touch of romance, I highly recommend...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 17, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 17, 2021

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Reading Group Gold. Today’s Featured...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 16, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 16, 2021

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 15, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 15, 2021

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by You Have A Match by Emma Lord. Today’s...

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Disorienting Reads for a Very Disorienting Time: The List
List #432

Disorienting Reads for a Very Disorienting Time: The List...

Book Riot is teaming up with Reading Group Gold for a chance to win a stack of books...

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12 Best Machine Learning Books For Beginners

12 Best Machine Learning Books For Beginners

New Year, New You, New…Skill? If you’re looking to expanding your work beyond basic...

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The Best World War I Books

The Best World War I Books

A little over a century ago, the Great War broke out Sarajevo when Archduke Franz...

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B-List Bonanza: Kujaku

B-List Bonanza: Kujaku

All right, friends. We’ve covered a lot of ground since we started this journey...

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Books By and About Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris for
Readers of All Ages

Books By and About Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris for...

In November 2020, Kamala Harris made history as our first Black and South Asian...

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9 Diverse Romantic Comedies to Leave You Smiling

9 Diverse Romantic Comedies to Leave You Smiling

2020 wasn’t a great year. It’s way too early to tell whether 2021 will be significantly...

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Beautiful Bookshelf Decor Ideas For 2021

Beautiful Bookshelf Decor Ideas For 2021

After a turbulent, stressful year, 2021 is finally here! Why not upgrade your living...

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10 Books Like MULAN for Kids

10 Books Like MULAN for Kids

In 1998 Disney released the animated film Mulan. American audiences were introduced...

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A Study in Detective Duos

A Study in Detective Duos

When people think of detective duos, none is as quintessential as Sherlock Holmes...

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The Black Casting Choices in BRIDGERTON Were…A
Choice

The Black Casting Choices in BRIDGERTON Were…A Choice

Note: Here be Bridgerton spoilers and discussion of multiple traumas. Read with...

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BEEP BEEP BUBBIE

BEEP BEEP BUBBIE

Kate is thrilled that Bubbie is taking her and her little brother, Nate, to British...

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HUMANITY'S LAST STAND

HUMANITY'S LAST STAND

It’s inarguable that humankind faces overwhelming challenges, from Covid-19 to climate...

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THE REVOLUTION AND THE FOX

THE REVOLUTION AND THE FOX

It’s two years after the American Revolution of 1817, and Kip, the first nonhuman...

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STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY

STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY

Born in East Baltimore somewhere around the turn of the 20th century, little William...

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STARGAZING IN THE ATOMIC AGE

STARGAZING IN THE ATOMIC AGE

Goldman explores the lives and works of modern Jewish scientists, artists, composers,...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 14, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 14, 2021

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Reading Group Gold. Today’s Featured...

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8 Memorable Middle Grade Books About Grief

8 Memorable Middle Grade Books About Grief

When Georgia finds a secret sketch her late father—a famed artist—left behind, the...

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Read Harder: A Book Set in the Midwest

Read Harder: A Book Set in the Midwest

TBR is Book Riot’s subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for...

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Book Fetish: Volume 438

Book Fetish: Volume 438

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 438, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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The Best Pottery Books for Beginners

The Best Pottery Books for Beginners

If one of your goals for the New Year is to get more creative, pottery is an overlooked...

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Learn Your Historia With These 20 Mexican History
Books

Learn Your Historia With These 20 Mexican History Books

The only times that I—an American of Mexican descent—remember learning about Mexican...

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The Best Personal Growth Books for Becoming Your Best
Self

The Best Personal Growth Books for Becoming Your Best Self

You don’t have to wait until January to change your lifestyle and habits for the...

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Why Locked Room Murder Mysteries Are the Best

Why Locked Room Murder Mysteries Are the Best

As a murder mystery aficionado, there is nothing quite like a locked room murder...

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Even More Books to Read Based on Your Dungeons &
Dragons Class

Even More Books to Read Based on Your Dungeons & Dragons...

Last year I published a list of book recommendations based on your Dungeons & Dragons...

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Gothic and Urban Fantasy Galore: Reading Pathways to
Cassandra Clare’s Books

Gothic and Urban Fantasy Galore: Reading Pathways to Cassandra...

Wildly popular in the young adult scene, Cassandra Clare is an author whose books...

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#SuperheroProblems: So Your Family Isn’t Dead After
All

#SuperheroProblems: So Your Family Isn’t Dead After All

As Ben Franklin said, the only certainties in life are death and taxes. Of course,...

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REVOLUTIONARY POWER

REVOLUTIONARY POWER

“Our most economically distressed neighbors pay too much to keep their households...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 13, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 13, 2021

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Last Garden in England, the new...

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Most Anticipated Books Of 2021

Most Anticipated Books Of 2021

It’s a new year and that means new books to get excited about! Please join us as...

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3 YA Books for Fans of BRIDGERTON

3 YA Books for Fans of BRIDGERTON

A gorgeously illustrated collection of twelve original stories by the New York Times...

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20 Ereader Cases That Look Like Books

20 Ereader Cases That Look Like Books

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Read Harder: A Children’s Book That Centers a Disabled
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A Little Dirty Laundry: The Forgotten Legacy of Grace
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Rioters’ Favorite Planners for 2021

Rioters’ Favorite Planners for 2021

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10 Books That Take Place In a Desolate Landscape

10 Books That Take Place In a Desolate Landscape

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9 Graphic Memoirs and True Stories by Women

9 Graphic Memoirs and True Stories by Women

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The Best Beach Reads

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Support And Hope In The Philadelphia Book Scene

Support And Hope In The Philadelphia Book Scene

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 12, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 12, 2021

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8 of the Best Audiobooks Narrated by Nancy Wu

8 of the Best Audiobooks Narrated by Nancy Wu

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What Fairytale Are You? Take This Quiz To Find Out

What Fairytale Are You? Take This Quiz To Find Out

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Read Harder: A Book of Nature Poems

Read Harder: A Book of Nature Poems

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200 Years of African American Writing: A History of
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What is a Radical Bookstore?

What is a Radical Bookstore?

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Staying Sober This Month? 10 Books to Help You Get Through
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15 Books By and About the Bidens (including Major &
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15 Books By and About the Bidens (including Major &...

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Comics A-Z: Villains from Octavius to Taishakuten

Comics A-Z: Villains from Octavius to Taishakuten

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Books to Read While Waiting for Season 2 of RUSSIAN
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Books to Read While Waiting for Season 2 of RUSSIAN DOLL

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6 Informative Books for a Queer Teenager

6 Informative Books for a Queer Teenager

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THE POWER OF YET

THE POWER OF YET

Frustrations, depicted in a series of vignettes, overwhelm a young pig when success...

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KAMALA'S WAY

KAMALA'S WAY

As longtime journalist at the Los Angeles Times and Sacramento Bee, Morain brings...

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SHANGHAI SECRETS

SHANGHAI SECRETS

Despite his status as the family’s renegade, suave Sydney artist Rowland Sinclair...

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IF UR STABBY

IF UR STABBY

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LAYING BONES

LAYING BONES

Top Parker may have the poisoned gift, but he’s still only 14 in 1969—much too young...

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A WHISKER IN THE DARK

A WHISKER IN THE DARK

The renovations to seaside Maine’s Oyster Cove Guesthouse hit a bump when the two...

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TEN BEAUTIFUL THINGS

TEN BEAUTIFUL THINGS

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THE SCORPION'S TAIL

THE SCORPION'S TAIL

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PRODIGAL

PRODIGAL

The title of Lambert’s novel is ironic: The prodigal son returning to the fold here...

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A SWIM IN A POND IN THE RAIN

A SWIM IN A POND IN THE RAIN

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YELLOW WIFE

YELLOW WIFE

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THIS SMALL BLUE DOT

THIS SMALL BLUE DOT

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LITTLE DUCK

LITTLE DUCK

Pick up this board book and immediately notice the pleasing matte, cardboardlike...

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THAT MISSING FEELING

THAT MISSING FEELING

When Mia’s parents get divorced, she feels angry and sad about splitting her time...

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IN SEARCH OF <i>THE COLOR
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IN SEARCH OF <i>THE COLOR PURPLE</i>

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SLOTH WASN'T SLEEPY

SLOTH WASN'T SLEEPY

At the beginning of this bedtime book, the anthropomorphic mammal is having trouble...

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BEING RAM DASS

BEING RAM DASS

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JIM CURIOUS AND THE JUNGLE JOURNEY

JIM CURIOUS AND THE JUNGLE JOURNEY

Two furnished pairs of card-stock eyeglasses allow viewers to follow as Jim steps...

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SOMETHING AWESOME

SOMETHING AWESOME

Friedman recaps his 44-year career as a neurosurgeon, including a long tenure as...

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SAVING JUSTICE

SAVING JUSTICE

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 11, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 11, 2021

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Boats, Bread, and Biblioburros: Unusual Libraries Around the
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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+
Protagonist

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24 Must-Read 2021 Books in Translation

24 Must-Read 2021 Books in Translation

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40+ YA Book Cover Artists and Designers to Follow on
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40+ YA Book Cover Artists and Designers to Follow on Instagram

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Does It Matter That Roald Dahl’s Family is “Sorry”?

Does It Matter That Roald Dahl’s Family is “Sorry”?

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Using Neuroscience to Understand Reading Slumps

Using Neuroscience to Understand Reading Slumps

I wanted to write this article because neuroscience intrigues me. I spent a year...

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Early Daredevil Villains Are Just the Worst

Early Daredevil Villains Are Just the Worst

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The Books We Keep In Our Bathrooms

The Books We Keep In Our Bathrooms

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The Best Earphones For Audiobooks

The Best Earphones For Audiobooks

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15 Books About Family Secrets

15 Books About Family Secrets

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 10, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 10, 2021

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 9, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 9, 2021

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Simon &amp; Schuster Cancels Senator Josh Hawley’s
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Simon &amp; Schuster Cancels Senator Josh Hawley’s Contract

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 8, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 8, 2021

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TWENTY

TWENTY

Violence erupts at the Riverside Day School shortly after Andie drops off their...

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15 Keychains to Add a Little Bookish Spice to Your
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15 Keychains to Add a Little Bookish Spice to Your Life

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A Reading List to Pair With WONDER WOMAN 1984

A Reading List to Pair With WONDER WOMAN 1984

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Comics A-Z: Villains from Kallus to Nagasawa

Comics A-Z: Villains from Kallus to Nagasawa

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Some More Peculiar Books From The New Weird Genre

Some More Peculiar Books From The New Weird Genre

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Manage Your 2021 TBR With These Reading List Apps

Manage Your 2021 TBR With These Reading List Apps

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New Year, New Book Lists: The List List #431

New Year, New Book Lists: The List List #431

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The Rory Gilmore Reading List: How Novel

The Rory Gilmore Reading List: How Novel

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Read Harder: A Book By or About a Non-Western Leader

Read Harder: A Book By or About a Non-Western Leader

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A Very Brief History of Reading

A Very Brief History of Reading

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Why James Baldwin Should Be Required Reading

Why James Baldwin Should Be Required Reading

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 7, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 7, 2021

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Read Harder: An Own Voices YA Book With a Black Main
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9 Embroidery Books for Every Crafter

9 Embroidery Books for Every Crafter

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Book Fetish: Volume 437

Book Fetish: Volume 437

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Quiz: What Book Should I Read Next?

Quiz: What Book Should I Read Next?

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Times New Roman, Arial, and Helvetica: The Font Favorites,
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Times New Roman, Arial, and Helvetica: The Font Favorites,...

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The Life and Wild Times of O. Henry

The Life and Wild Times of O. Henry

Every few years, a revelation about some classic author or other sends shock waves...

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Reading Logs for Kids (And More Easy Ideas to Support Kids’
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Reading Logs for Kids (And More Easy Ideas to Support Kids’...

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Analyzing Tumblr’s Year in Review in Books

Analyzing Tumblr’s Year in Review in Books

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5 Fiction Books To Read If You Want to Get Really Mad About
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5 Fiction Books To Read If You Want to Get Really Mad About...

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My Favorite Three Winter Stories in Comics

My Favorite Three Winter Stories in Comics

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CAPTAIN GREEN AND THE TREE MACHINE

CAPTAIN GREEN AND THE TREE MACHINE

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SPIRIT OF THE CHEETAH

SPIRIT OF THE CHEETAH

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For Sale: A Former Library To Call Your Own

For Sale: A Former Library To Call Your Own

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 6, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 6, 2021

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10 Great January 2021 YA Releases to TBR

10 Great January 2021 YA Releases to TBR

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Read Harder: An Own Voices Book About Disability

Read Harder: An Own Voices Book About Disability

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Books Entering the Public Domain in 2021

Books Entering the Public Domain in 2021

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Gorgeous Reading Corner Ideas to Help you Devour Books in
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Gorgeous Reading Corner Ideas to Help you Devour Books...

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The Most Popular Books on TikTok

The Most Popular Books on TikTok

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Bullet Journal Supplies for Book Lovers 2021

Bullet Journal Supplies for Book Lovers 2021

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What to Read After You’ve Been Let Down by Cyberpunk
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What to Read After You’ve Been Let Down by Cyberpunk 2077

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A Guide to the Bridgerton Books

A Guide to the Bridgerton Books

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In Your Satin Tights, Fighting For Your Rights: A History of
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In Your Satin Tights, Fighting For Your Rights: A History...

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Bookish Side Hustles to Earn a Little Extra Cash

Bookish Side Hustles to Earn a Little Extra Cash

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IN THE PENALTY BOX

IN THE PENALTY BOX

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CROWN OF BONES

CROWN OF BONES

On the world of Amassia, Marcus Adicio is heir to the Throne of Baiseen. The 17-year-old...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 5, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 5, 2021

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What to Read After Watching (and Loving) BRIDGERTON on
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What to Read After Watching (and Loving) BRIDGERTON on...

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Dear Hiring Manager: Please Interview My Goodreads Account,
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Dear Hiring Manager: Please Interview My Goodreads Account,...

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6 Audiobooks to Help You Out of Your Post-Holiday Reading
Slump

6 Audiobooks to Help You Out of Your Post-Holiday Reading...

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10 Nonfiction Books on Friendship for Adults

10 Nonfiction Books on Friendship for Adults

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Read Harder: A Memoir By a Latinx Author

Read Harder: A Memoir By a Latinx Author

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The Life and Times of Oscar Wilde

The Life and Times of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde has captured the imagination of several generations now, readers and...

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Quiz: Which GREAT GATSBY Character Are You?

Quiz: Which GREAT GATSBY Character Are You?

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6 Black Indie SFF Writers You Should Be Reading

6 Black Indie SFF Writers You Should Be Reading

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B-List Bonanza: Douglas Scott

B-List Bonanza: Douglas Scott

I was planning to bring you bios of all the characters featured in Shang Chi and...

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The Most Recommended Books From GET BOOKED In 2020

The Most Recommended Books From GET BOOKED In 2020

The time has come to look at the Get Booked podcast‘s most recommended books of...

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THE PUZZLE SOLVER

THE PUZZLE SOLVER

Chronic fatigue syndrome, or ME/CFS (ME stands for myalgic encephalomyelitis), as...

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WHAT WAITS FOR YOU

WHAT WAITS FOR YOU

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THE MAN WHO DIDN'T FLY

THE MAN WHO DIDN'T FLY

After publishing seven variously successful crime novels, Bennett (1912-1980) shifted...

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THE BRIDE WORE BLACK

THE BRIDE WORE BLACK

Woolrich (1903-1968) kicked off his Black series with this dark 1940 fantasy about...

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CAT LIKES RED

CAT LIKES RED

Cat—a brown tabby—wakes up, stretches, and yawns as light beams in. Dotted lines...

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WHITE FEMINISM

WHITE FEMINISM

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MOOSE, GOOSE, AND MOUSE

MOOSE, GOOSE, AND MOUSE

Housemates Moose, Goose, and Mouse are in desperate need of a home upgrade; their...

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THE EAGLES OF HEART MOUNTAIN

THE EAGLES OF HEART MOUNTAIN

In his first book, journalist Pearson immediately rejects the bloodless language...

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MOST DAYS

MOST DAYS

A child gets out of bed, brushes their teeth, gets dressed, and eats the usual cereal...

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HAVE I EVER TOLD YOU BLACK LIVES MATTER

HAVE I EVER TOLD YOU BLACK LIVES MATTER

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THE FORGIVENESS TOUR

THE FORGIVENESS TOUR

When Manhattan journalist and writing professor Shapiro experienced betrayals from...

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POCKETS FULL OF ROCKS

POCKETS FULL OF ROCKS

As Ella watches Daddy sleep, all is not what it seems. The child takes the initiative...

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BIG RIG RESCUE!

BIG RIG RESCUE!

There’s a wreck on the highway! Snowy conditions have left a semi on its side, the...

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THE LION OF MARS

THE LION OF MARS

Bell is the youngest of the children in America’s Mars settlement. Life on Mars...

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KATIE THE CATSITTER

KATIE THE CATSITTER

Katie wants to go to camp with her friends instead of spending another summer at...

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11 PAPER HEARTS

11 PAPER HEARTS

Ella Fitzpatrick is a planner who had her life under perfect control until a terrible...

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IT'S ALL LOVE

IT'S ALL LOVE

Ortega’s debut compilation of motivational quotes and stories from her life includes...

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C IS FOR COUNTRY

C IS FOR COUNTRY

By now just about everyone must know the words to 2019’s ever present “Old Town...

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A TEST OF COURAGE

A TEST OF COURAGE

The hubbub at Port Haileap surrounds the opulent Steady Wing, a vessel with a course...

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SKIM DEEP

SKIM DEEP

Is it ever too late to settle down? Nolan, who owns and manages an Iowa restaurant...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 4, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 4, 2021

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Read Harder: A Realistic YA Book Not Set in the U.S., UK, or
Canada

Read Harder: A Realistic YA Book Not Set in the U.S., UK,...

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Literary Characters Who Would Make Great Librarians

Literary Characters Who Would Make Great Librarians

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Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read October–December
2020

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read October–December 2020

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The Best Comics We Read October-December 2020

The Best Comics We Read October-December 2020

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January 2021 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations

January 2021 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations

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In Defense of Cookbooks: Yeet the Internet

In Defense of Cookbooks: Yeet the Internet

Back when being on campus was still a thing, I was talking with classmates about...

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Like Murakami? Try These Works in Translation Next

Like Murakami? Try These Works in Translation Next

I still remember the first time I heard of Haruki Murakami. I was hanging out at...

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Little Free Libraries Across All 7 Continents

Little Free Libraries Across All 7 Continents

We have all come across Little Free Libraries: if you walk around your neighbourhood,...

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20 New Year’s Poems for a Hopeful Start to the Year

20 New Year’s Poems for a Hopeful Start to the Year

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Get Cozy With These Winter 2021 YA Books For Your
TBR

Get Cozy With These Winter 2021 YA Books For Your TBR

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AMERICA'S BILINGUAL CENTURY

AMERICA'S BILINGUAL CENTURY

In this nonfiction book, Leveen, the author of Holding Dear (2013), uses his own...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 3, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 3, 2020

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 2, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 2, 2021

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BALLET ORPHANS

BALLET ORPHANS

As a 24-year-old soloist at New York City’s dazzling American Ballet Theatre, April...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 1st, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 1st, 2021

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We’re Off for New Year’s Day!

We’re Off for New Year’s Day!

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50 SPACE MISSIONS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

50 SPACE MISSIONS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

Read defines mission broadly, so that his tally includes both single achievements,...

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PATRICK'S POLKA-DOT TIGHTS

PATRICK'S POLKA-DOT TIGHTS

Patrick, a White boy with curly orange hair, includes a pair of purple polka-dot...

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FIRST DAY OF UNICORN SCHOOL

FIRST DAY OF UNICORN SCHOOL

Milly is overjoyed when she receives her acceptance letter for Unicorn School, which...

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100 QUESTIONS ABOUT DOGS

100 QUESTIONS ABOUT DOGS

Smiling cartoon dogs and diverse humans cavort across brightly colored pages, providing...

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THE COLDNESS OF OBJECTS

THE COLDNESS OF OBJECTS

The year is 2030, and 70-year-old Englishman Anthony Pablo Rubens is about to receive...

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THE MARRIAGE CODE

THE MARRIAGE CODE

Emma Delaney is passionate about one thing and one thing only: her job as an engineer...

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THE OTHER SIDE

THE OTHER SIDE

Twelve-year-old Liam Reimold, who is Jewish on his mother’s side, has more to juggle...

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PROTECTORS OF THE PLANET

PROTECTORS OF THE PLANET

Ontario teen Sophia Mathur rallied, protested, and lobbied until her local government...

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KID STERLING

KID STERLING

The year is 1906, and nearly 11-year-old Sterling Crawford loves the sounds of New...

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THE TALE OF MR. MOON

THE TALE OF MR. MOON

“He is up so late when we’re all asleep, / so he has no one, not even a sheep.”...

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ROGER AND MATTHEW

ROGER AND MATTHEW

“Everyone in the village knows them. They are part of the neighbourhood.” Both are...

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MARIE CURIE

MARIE CURIE

Little Manya Skłodowska, growing up in 19th-century Poland, studies in secret. But...

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HAUNT AND SEEK

HAUNT AND SEEK

Japanese American siblings Ben and Lola Tajima are visiting their grandparents in...

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THE SON KING

THE SON KING

Al-Rasheed, a longtime Saudi expat scholar and professor living in London, makes...

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THE GREAT UNICORN RACE

THE GREAT UNICORN RACE

After a near collision on unicorn-back, sisters Ruby and Iris argue about who is...

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CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE DRAG KING

CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE DRAG KING

One night after an all-ages performance, Ren meets Clover and is immediately smitten....

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ISLAMOPHOBIA

ISLAMOPHOBIA

Saleh opens by addressing many of the foundations for Islamophobia, including ignorance,...

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LOVE, IRL

LOVE, IRL

Two random Canadian teenagers start chatting in a random-people-chatting app, and...

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STUCK INSIDE

STUCK INSIDE

Toby, a small gray dog with white and black highlights and fitted with a protective...

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THE CITY DOG

THE CITY DOG

Sandy, a yellow Lab, has belonged to Tom since he was a puppy. But Tom’s family...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 31st, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 31st, 2020

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Bookish Crafts to Do in Quarantine

Bookish Crafts to Do in Quarantine

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Dear Bookseller: What Should I Read Right Now?

Dear Bookseller: What Should I Read Right Now?

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How I, the Parson of a Humble English Murder Village, Am
Practicing Safe Social Distancing

How I, the Parson of a Humble English Murder Village, Am...

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What Do We Want in a Literary Adaptation?

What Do We Want in a Literary Adaptation?

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 29th, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 29th, 2020

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Reading Aloud: A Letter of Recommendation

Reading Aloud: A Letter of Recommendation

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12 Must-Read High Fantasy Novels Coming Out in the Second
Half of 2020

12 Must-Read High Fantasy Novels Coming Out in the Second...

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I AM SMART, I AM BLESSED, I CAN DO ANYTHING!

I AM SMART, I AM BLESSED, I CAN DO ANYTHING!

Ayaan loves school, but today he feels “a little bit worried.” His mom notices that...

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I'M PROGRAMMED TO LOVE YOU

I'M PROGRAMMED TO LOVE YOU

In first-person narration, this parental unit describes activities that human parents...

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MORE THAN A BODY

MORE THAN A BODY

Anyone who pays the slightest bit of attention to modern culture is aware of the...

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BAIT AND WITCH

BAIT AND WITCH

After she lodges a whistleblower complaint based on political machinations she overhears...

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A CATERED BOOK CLUB MURDER

A CATERED BOOK CLUB MURDER

Artist and restorer Margo Hemsley practically poops on a schedule. So when she doesn’t...

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A WICKED YARN

A WICKED YARN

Though retired surgical nurse Lia Geiger moved after the death of her husband, she...

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TO FETCH A FELON

TO FETCH A FELON

Emma Reed spent many happy childhood holidays in the charming Cornish town of Trevena....

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WATCH HER

WATCH HER

When Harvard librarian Hester Thursby and her non-husband, veterinarian Morgan Maguire,...

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FROM ARCHIE TO ZACK

FROM ARCHIE TO ZACK

Everyone in Zack and Archie’s class knows they love each other. The two boys do...

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WEDDING BEAR BLUES

WEDDING BEAR BLUES

Even though her sister, Maddie, is a close friend of Cissy Davison’s sister, Debbie,...

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OLIVE BRIGHT, PIGEONEER

OLIVE BRIGHT, PIGEONEER

The departure of Olive Bright’s friend George for air force training leaves her...

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IMMINENT THREAT

IMMINENT THREAT

Twenty years ago, Jacobslav Scarvan’s colleagues in Russia’s FSB plotted to kill...

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THE STORMBRINGER

THE STORMBRINGER

Darya is a sentinel, a special class of warrior charged with fighting the monsters...

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EARL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

EARL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

Arthur Shelton, Earl of Macklin, is known for his heavy hand in other people’s love...

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THIS ONE WILD AND PRECIOUS LIFE

THIS ONE WILD AND PRECIOUS LIFE

The former editor of Cosmopolitan Australia and author of I Quit Sugar and its many...

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THE MYSTERY OF MRS. CHRISTIE

THE MYSTERY OF MRS. CHRISTIE

When Agatha meets Archie on a dance floor in 1912, the obscure yet handsome pilot...

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I WANT TO RIDE THE TAP TAP

I WANT TO RIDE THE TAP TAP

Claude has always wanted to ride the tap tap, the privately owned, brightly colored...

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LEAVE NO TRACE

LEAVE NO TRACE

The shooting of Sgt. Noah Hubbert, of the Georgia State Patrol, would be shocking...

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BAD KITTY GOES ON VACATION

BAD KITTY GOES ON VACATION

When Uncle Murray wins a pair of free passes it seems at first like a dream come...

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MURDER WITH OOLONG TEA

MURDER WITH OOLONG TEA

Although tourism, the lifeblood of Pennsylvania Dutch country, feeds Daisy and her...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 28th, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 28th, 2020

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Tips and Tricks For Marrying Another Bookworm
Successfully

Tips and Tricks For Marrying Another Bookworm Successfully

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STILL MOVING

STILL MOVING

Durham spent the bulk of her professional career running a reputable art gallery...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 27th, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 27th, 2020

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 26, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 26, 2020

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We’re Off for Christmas!

We’re Off for Christmas!

Happy holidays to those who celebrate! We’re off for Christmas, but don’t fret—we’ll...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 24, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 24, 2020

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Read Harder: A Book With a Cover You Don’t Like

Read Harder: A Book With a Cover You Don’t Like

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Book Fetish: Volume 436

Book Fetish: Volume 436

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 436, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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How (and Why) to Spring Clean Your Digital Book
Clutter

How (and Why) to Spring Clean Your Digital Book Clutter

With a new year on the horizon, it’s time to clean your digital book clutter. Why?...

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10 Free Holiday Romance Short Stories You Can Read
Online

10 Free Holiday Romance Short Stories You Can Read Online

The holidays are already upon us and you might want to read something related to...

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8 Books to Pair With Your Favorite Gentle Reality TV
Shows

8 Books to Pair With Your Favorite Gentle Reality TV Shows

Who says all reality shows are fake? They have very much adapted to the needs of...

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B-List Bonanza: Wenwu Zhu

B-List Bonanza: Wenwu Zhu

Between parent company Disney and its subsidiaries, including Lucasfilm and Marvel,...

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Why Queer Holiday Stories Are Necessary

Why Queer Holiday Stories Are Necessary

I have a little collection of sapphic Christmas books that I save up to read in...

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12 of the Best Literary Quotes for the Holidays

12 of the Best Literary Quotes for the Holidays

I don’t have to tell you that the holidays look different this year. You know. We’re...

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5 Short Books to Help You Finish That Goodreads Reading
Challenge for 2020

5 Short Books to Help You Finish That Goodreads Reading...

We are nearing the beginning of 2021, and that means some panic might be setting...

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Dragons, War and Magic: A Flock of Books Like ERAGON

Dragons, War and Magic: A Flock of Books Like ERAGON

First published in 2002, Eragon is the first in Christopher Paolini’s beloved fantasy...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 23, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 23, 2020

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I Have Conflicting Feelings About Reading What Everyone Else
Is Reading

I Have Conflicting Feelings About Reading What Everyone...

I keep a small newsletter that I try to send out at least once a month. This newsletter,...

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3 Great YA Books About New Year’s Celebrations

3 Great YA Books About New Year’s Celebrations

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Read Harder: A Romance by a Trans and/or Nonbinary
Author

Read Harder: A Romance by a Trans and/or Nonbinary Author

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Ooh, Shiny: THE BLUE CARBUNCLE Adaptations to Enjoy This
Holiday

Ooh, Shiny: THE BLUE CARBUNCLE Adaptations to Enjoy This...

The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle is as close as Arthur Conan Doyle ever came...

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17 Little Free Libraries to Buy

17 Little Free Libraries to Buy

One of my husband’s pandemic projects was to build a Little Free Library. It’s not...

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10 Queer Comics and Manga That Made 2020 Bearable

10 Queer Comics and Manga That Made 2020 Bearable

I tend to pick up comics in very specific situations. Sometimes I need a reset during...

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5 Books to Match Your Favorite Christmas Song

5 Books to Match Your Favorite Christmas Song

With all of the COVID-19 restrictions and limitations on our Christmas festivities...

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14 of the Best Books About Unions, Organizing, and American
Labor

14 of the Best Books About Unions, Organizing, and American...

“Too often we identify with our bosses and our companies instead of with our fellow...

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Behind the Scenes: Working at Barnes &amp; Noble in
Illinois

Behind the Scenes: Working at Barnes &amp; Noble in Illinois

I was a bookseller pre-COVID-19, so what I am about to share may not be as accurate...

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15 Weed Books That Illuminate, Demystify, and Celebrate
Cannabis

15 Weed Books That Illuminate, Demystify, and Celebrate...

Marijuana legalization continues to sweep across the United States. The 2020 election...

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UPON THIS THRONE

UPON THIS THRONE

Lord Alfred has escaped the battlefield chaos wrought by his mad brother, King John,...

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2021 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists

2021 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists

Pen America has released longlists for their variety of literary awards. There are...

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Comics A-Z: Villains Fana to Jiro Hotta

Comics A-Z: Villains Fana to Jiro Hotta

I’ve had alot of time to think lately. Like many of you, I’m not a huge fan of...

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12 More Movies For YA Readers

12 More Movies For YA Readers

It’s been a while since I last recommended movies for YA readers to enjoy, and I’ve...

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Fantasy, Dark Sarcasm, and Sci-Fi: Reading Pathways to Jay
Kristoff

Fantasy, Dark Sarcasm, and Sci-Fi: Reading Pathways to...

When it comes to an author that knows dark humor, comedic character development,...

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What is Home? 10 Books on Architecture for
Non-Architects

What is Home? 10 Books on Architecture for Non-Architects

Before the pandemic trapped me in my apartment, I liked looking at houses. I wouldn’t...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 22, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 22, 2020

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6+ Books to Teach You about Judaism (So Your Jewish Friends
Don’t Have To)

6+ Books to Teach You about Judaism (So Your Jewish Friends...

I am a Christian writing about books to teach you about Judaism. This is important....

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8 Great Poetry Audiobooks Performed by Their Authors

8 Great Poetry Audiobooks Performed by Their Authors

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2021 Reading Lists and Challenges to Expand Your
Reading

2021 Reading Lists and Challenges to Expand Your Reading

At this point, we’re all just so excited for 2020 to be over and done with. It does...

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Read Harder: A Work of Investigative Nonfiction by an Author
of Color

Read Harder: A Work of Investigative Nonfiction by an Author...

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I Buy Books as Souvenirs in Every City I Visit

I Buy Books as Souvenirs in Every City I Visit

When I travel, my souvenirs of choice are not mugs or hats, not socks or pens. No,...

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The Best Fonts for Books

The Best Fonts for Books

Until I was doing it for my real-life grown-up job, I never put much thought to...

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THE STORY OF EVOLUTION IN 25 DISCOVERIES

THE STORY OF EVOLUTION IN 25 DISCOVERIES

Though he sticks to his traditional 25-chapter layout—e.g., The Story of Life in...

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TOGETHER

TOGETHER

Fuge follows Sam McBratney’s strategy in Guess How Much I Love You (1994) in leaving...

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THE DOG WHO SAVED THE WORLD

THE DOG WHO SAVED THE WORLD

Eleven-year-old Georgina Santos has always longed for a dog. Shaggy mutt Mr. Mash...

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SIDELINED

SIDELINED

Years ago, football player Shane Smith broke an engagement to be with Carice Charles,...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 21, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 21, 2020

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Which Book Should You Read First in 2021?

Which Book Should You Read First in 2021?

I think it’s safe to say most of us are ready to wave goodbye to 2020 in our rearview...

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Read Harder: A Food Memoir By an Author of Color

Read Harder: A Food Memoir By an Author of Color

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6 Famous Libraries That Were Tragically Destroyed

6 Famous Libraries That Were Tragically Destroyed

These four modern classics use poetry as a central tool for addressing hard-hitting...

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25 Book-To-Movie Adaptations To Look Forward To In
2021

25 Book-To-Movie Adaptations To Look Forward To In 2021

The future of movie theatres may be up in the air, but we know movies will exist...

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To All the Off-Brand Series I’ve Loved Before

To All the Off-Brand Series I’ve Loved Before

You will not find a tween and teen paperback packaged series stan more committed...

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Barack Obama’s Literature to Understand America

Barack Obama’s Literature to Understand America

Barack Obama has never been shy about sharing his opinions on books, music, pop...

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B-List Bonanza: Bronze Tiger

B-List Bonanza: Bronze Tiger

It struck me recently that B-listcomics villains, especially those with roots in...

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10 Under-the-Radar Fantasy and Science Fiction Books From
2020

10 Under-the-Radar Fantasy and Science Fiction Books From...

2020 has been a bananas year in every way possible, and in publishing, some books...

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Last-Minute Bookish Gift Ideas

Last-Minute Bookish Gift Ideas

In the best of years, holiday shopping has a way of sneaking up on gift list procrastinators...

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A Definitive List of the Best Shakespeare Film
Adaptations

A Definitive List of the Best Shakespeare Film Adaptations

There is nothing I miss more right now than live theatre. At the beginning of lockdown,...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 20, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 20, 2020

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COMFREY, WYOMING

COMFREY, WYOMING

In 1988, German immigrant Heidi Vogel drives away from New York City, her husband,...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 19, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 19, 2020

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PERTINAX

PERTINAX

Publius Helvius Pertinax (126-193 C.E.) was a military officer and civil servant...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 18, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 18, 2020

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Barack Obama Releases His 2020 Favorite Books

Barack Obama Releases His 2020 Favorite Books

One of the best gifts we were given in recent memory was a Reader-in-Chief with...

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Read Harder: An SFF Anthology Edited by a Person of
Color

Read Harder: An SFF Anthology Edited by a Person of Color

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Cozy Books for Cold Winter Days: The List List #430

Cozy Books for Cold Winter Days: The List List #430

In the Night Realm, vampires, shifters, weirns, and other night things passing for...

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Marvel News From the Disney Investors Meeting

Marvel News From the Disney Investors Meeting

San Diego Comic Con at Home was a huge event, but it wasn’t quite the same as being...

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A Little Free Library Walking Tour of My
Neighborhood

A Little Free Library Walking Tour of My Neighborhood

I live in a bookish city. In non-pandemic years, we have a used book sale that people...

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Romance and Contemporary Fantasy: Reading Pathways to Brigid
Kemmerer Books

Romance and Contemporary Fantasy: Reading Pathways to Brigid...

From books with unique and relatable characters that face their own struggles as...

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10 Space Books to Read so the Galactic Federation Will Talk
to Us

10 Space Books to Read so the Galactic Federation Will...

You have to have seen the news, or at least the memes that resulted afterwards....

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The Best Online Shopping For Book Nerds

The Best Online Shopping For Book Nerds

In need of a literary gift for yourself or your favorite bookworm? I’m no stranger...

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15 Of The Best Historical Fiction Series

15 Of The Best Historical Fiction Series

What makes the best historical fiction series? Something that both engages and entertains....

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The Best Positive Thinking Books of 2020

The Best Positive Thinking Books of 2020

When I think of positivity, I am thinking of how to adopt and maintain a constructive...

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15 Books Like Taylor Swift’s EVERMORE for Your Winter
Reading List

15 Books Like Taylor Swift’s EVERMORE for Your Winter Reading...

Taylor Swift has surprised us again! Not content to release only one surprise album...

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RICH PICKINGS

RICH PICKINGS

Jake Egerton is a recent graduate of Oxford University, and he and his friends Tim...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 17, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 17, 2020

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15 Great English/Spanish Books for Kids

15 Great English/Spanish Books for Kids

Learning two languages is no easy task, especially for kids. If you want to raise...

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Award-Winning Canadian Books From 2020 To Add To Your
TBR

Award-Winning Canadian Books From 2020 To Add To Your TBR

It’s that time again: a round-up of the award-winning Canadian books of the year!...

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A Collection of Music to Listen to While Reading

A Collection of Music to Listen to While Reading

This is my moment; this is literally all I do: I make playlists. I make playlists...

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Our Biggest Bookish Achievements of 2020

Our Biggest Bookish Achievements of 2020

Whew, it’s been a year, hasn’t it? Honestly, just making it to the end of it is...

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What’s Your Reading Daydream?

What’s Your Reading Daydream?

Whenever I have time off coming up at work I always start the same routine: beginning...

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A Social Media Strategy for Libraries

A Social Media Strategy for Libraries

I recently spoke at a great conference (virtually, of course) to public librarians...

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Comics A-Z: Villains All for One to Elektra

Comics A-Z: Villains All for One to Elektra

I’ve had alot of time to think lately. Like many of you, I’m not a huge fan of...

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How THE LITTLE PRINCE Has Helped Me Through This
Pandemic

How THE LITTLE PRINCE Has Helped Me Through This Pandemic

Okay, you may be thinking, “Of course The Little Prince is an amazing book! But...

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Book Fetish: Volume 435

Book Fetish: Volume 435

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 435, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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Read Harder: A Middle Grade Mystery

Read Harder: A Middle Grade Mystery

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 16, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 16, 2020

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THE RIVER OF SAND

THE RIVER OF SAND

Eleven-year-old Pretia, the irrepressible princess, accompanied by her now-best-friend,...

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Tiny Tim: Complex Reactions to a Stereotypical
Character

Tiny Tim: Complex Reactions to a Stereotypical Character

Content Note: ableist language in context Charles Dickens’s classic novella A Christmas...

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Read Harder: A Fat-Positive Romance

Read Harder: A Fat-Positive Romance

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4 Special Occasions in Comics: Sure, It’s Fun Until…

4 Special Occasions in Comics: Sure, It’s Fun Until…

Do your holiday celebrations always go as planned? If they do, you’re luckier than...

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Phone Cases for Book Lovers: Literary Bling For Your
Ring-Ring

Phone Cases for Book Lovers: Literary Bling For Your Ring-Ring

My first cell phone happened when I went away to a small rural college in Iowa....

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13 Great Fall 2020 Books In Translation

13 Great Fall 2020 Books In Translation

With new releases from Elena Ferrante, Scholastique Mukasonga, Sayaka Murata, Dubravka...

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3 More YA Books About Dance

3 More YA Books About Dance

Not the same old stories. Read these five short, deliciously modern twists on classic...

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My Goodreads TBR Is My Biography

My Goodreads TBR Is My Biography

Every so often, I scroll through my to-be-read (or, as they refer to it, Want to...

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The Problematic Doctor Diary

The Problematic Doctor Diary

I’ll be honest: I cannot resist a doctor diary. I want to hear about all the weird...

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8 Intergenerational Family Sagas to Dig into This
Winter

8 Intergenerational Family Sagas to Dig into This Winter

As we enter what’s sure to be a long, uncertain winter, we are also entering a time...

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Ho-Ho-Holiday Horror: Have Yourself a Scary Little
Christmas

Ho-Ho-Holiday Horror: Have Yourself a Scary Little Christmas

It’s clear that we love a good horror novel around here. But just because haunting...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 15, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 15, 2020

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8 of the Best Audiobooks Narrated by Emily Woo
Zeller

8 of the Best Audiobooks Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller

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Read Harder: A Fanfic

Read Harder: A Fanfic

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Dark Mood Reading That’s Working For Me

Dark Mood Reading That’s Working For Me

Some people are avoiding overly dark reading right now. I respect that. This is...

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8 Page-Turning Gritty Thrillers

8 Page-Turning Gritty Thrillers

The Arrangement, a sexy, sinister glimpse into the world of sugar babies. Natalie,...

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5 Moving Memoirs in Verse By Amazing Women

5 Moving Memoirs in Verse By Amazing Women

Poetry can be vivid, intense, and freeing. Talking about your journey in your own...

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10 Literary Families to Make the Holidays Less
Lonely

10 Literary Families to Make the Holidays Less Lonely

During an election year we all start dreading our holidays spent with family. The...

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B-List Bonanza: Lady Shiva

B-List Bonanza: Lady Shiva

It struck me recently that B-listcomics villains, especially those with roots in...

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Cover Reveal: FOLKLORN By Angela Mi Young Hur

Cover Reveal: FOLKLORN By Angela Mi Young Hur

Dive into a world of Korean myth and science. Take a look at the cover of Folklorn...

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Love, Death, and the End of the World in The Four Horsemen
Romances

Love, Death, and the End of the World in The Four Horsemen...

Content Warning: The following contains a discussion of violence, torture, death...

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Why Fredrik Backman’s ANXIOUS PEOPLE is a 2020 Mood

Why Fredrik Backman’s ANXIOUS PEOPLE is a 2020 Mood

I haven’t read a book in almost two months. Usually by this point in the year, I...

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DEATH ON THE HOMEFRONT

DEATH ON THE HOMEFRONT

University of Chicago professor Emily Cabot Chapman, her husband, and their three...

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THE DISNEY BROS.

THE DISNEY BROS.

This graphic biography begins in 1928 Hollywood, when Walt Disney makes the bold...

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THE BERLIN SHADOW

THE BERLIN SHADOW

Before the outbreak of the war, the Kindertransport relocated thousands of children,...

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DREAM CHASER

DREAM CHASER

Ryn Jansen has never had any regrets about stripping because the financial independence...

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MAGNOLIA CANOPY OTHERWORLD

MAGNOLIA CANOPY OTHERWORLD

Set against the dreamy backdrop of an uncanny American South, the poet weaves together...

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TRYING

TRYING

The visitor, an older elementary-age kid or maybe a young teen, acknowledges wishing...

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AMY WU AND THE PATCHWORK DRAGON

AMY WU AND THE PATCHWORK DRAGON

After reading them a story about dragons, Ms. Mary has Amy and her classmates design...

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COMING UP FOR AIR

COMING UP FOR AIR

High school junior Hadley Butler aims to complete her adolescence with as little...

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THIS IS HOW WE FLY

THIS IS HOW WE FLY

It is the last summer before college, and Ellen Lopez-Rourke has been (totally unjustly)...

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I CAME AS A SHADOW

I CAME AS A SHADOW

Coach Thompson, writes co-author and ESPN correspondent Washington, is a masterful...

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BETTER BOYS, BETTER MEN

BETTER BOYS, BETTER MEN

Reiner explores how outdated ideas of masculinity have been holding men back from...

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SAVING AMERICA'S AMAZON

SAVING AMERICA'S AMAZON

As journalist and environmental activist Raines notes many times, the rivers that...

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FOR BETTER OR CURSED

FOR BETTER OR CURSED

Given only three days’ notice for planning and prep to host the Sitters and the...

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SLIP-RESISTANT SOCKS

SLIP-RESISTANT SOCKS

The author was 6 when he first felt overwhelming anxiety. He was extremely shy in...

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7 Questions About the New BRIDGERTON Trailer

7 Questions About the New BRIDGERTON Trailer

On Monday morning, Netflix dropped the first official full length trailer for Bridgerton,...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 14, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 14, 2020

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Libraries Most Mysterious: 8 Books About Magical and
Mysterious Libraries

Libraries Most Mysterious: 8 Books About Magical and Mysterious...

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Read Harder: A Genre Novel by an Indigenous, First Nations,
or Native American Author

Read Harder: A Genre Novel by an Indigenous, First Nations,...

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20 Reading Accessories Perfect for the Book Lover in Your
Life

20 Reading Accessories Perfect for the Book Lover in Your...

Few things stress me out more than procrastinating on holiday gift-giving. I try...

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53+ Inspiring Quotes About Change

53+ Inspiring Quotes About Change

While the end of the year often brings about the desire to improve something in...

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9 More Books for Fans of POD SAVE AMERICA

9 More Books for Fans of POD SAVE AMERICA

I’m a super fan of Crooked Media’s Pod Save America, the witty and wise podcast...

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2021 YA Books to Movies: Your Guide to Upcoming
Adaptations

2021 YA Books to Movies: Your Guide to Upcoming Adaptations

It’s the time of year where everyone begins to prepare to say goodbye to the old...

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Chilling Christmas Magic: My Annual Reread of THE DARK IS
RISING

Chilling Christmas Magic: My Annual Reread of THE DARK...

Cosy winter reads are fun, but when the nights start drawing in and the air gets...

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Comics A-Z: Fairy Tales, Folktales, and Myths from Ukiyo-E
to Zeus

Comics A-Z: Fairy Tales, Folktales, and Myths from Ukiyo-E...

Hey, y’all! We’ve done it again! The whole alphabet! A–Z with fairytales, folktales,...

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4 Stories To Adapt After THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR

4 Stories To Adapt After THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR

I will always lean toward a mesmerizing ghost story. Provocative and reflective,...

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2020 Elgin Award Chapbook Winners and More Specpo in Small
Doses

2020 Elgin Award Chapbook Winners and More Specpo in Small...

The 2020 Elgin Awards through the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 13, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 13, 2020

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by JY. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99The...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 12, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 12, 2020

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Tiller Press, an imprint of Simon &...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 11, 2020

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 11, 2020

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Robyn Harding's sexy and sinister...

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Read Harder: An LGBTQ+ History Book

Read Harder: An LGBTQ+ History Book

Do you know your LGBTQ+ history? The fairly recent rise in LGBTQ+ media stories...

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16 Books About Princess Diana That Pull Back the Curtain:
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16 Books About Princess Diana That Pull Back the Curtain:...

Book Riot is teaming up with LitNuts for a chance to win a 1-year subscription to...

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11 Ideas To Tackle As 2021 Reading Goals

11 Ideas To Tackle As 2021 Reading Goals

2021 is almost here. If you’re anything like me, then you are probably eager to...

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The Death of An Ostrich in Helen MacDonald’s VESPER
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The Death of An Ostrich in Helen MacDonald’s VESPER FLIGHTS

When Helen MacDonald’s new book Vesper Flights came out here in the U.S. in August,...

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15 Graphic Novels for the Middle Grade Reader on Your
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15 Graphic Novels for the Middle Grade Reader on Your Holiday...

As a young reader, I tore through my school and public libraries’ middle grade selections....

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Thanks To Nora Roberts For Being My Sex Ed
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Thanks To Nora Roberts For Being My Sex Ed Instructor

Like many southern, small-town Christian families, my family did not talk about...

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25 Must-Read Books on Buddhism

25 Must-Read Books on Buddhism

So let me preface this list of the best books on Buddhism for beginners with the...

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10 Excellent Short Stories for High School Students

10 Excellent Short Stories for High School Students

As a high school English teacher, the quest to keep my curriculum relevant to my...

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15 Books About Appalachia to Read Instead of HILLBILLY
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15 Books About Appalachia to Read Instead of HILLBILLY...

Since Hillbilly Elegy came out in 2016, I’ve experienced countless people claiming...