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

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

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Antiquarian Sticker Book: Bibliophilia....

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Books Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: September 25,
2021

Books Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: September 25, 2021

The best YA book deals today, sponsored by Sweet Black Waves by Kristina Pérez. ...

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Wait A Minute, Mr. Postman: Sweet Stationery Kits for Letter
Writing Joy

Wait A Minute, Mr. Postman: Sweet Stationery Kits for Letter...

Stationery kits are all the rage right now, and it’s likely thanks to the dark academia...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Hollow Heart by Marie Rutkoski...

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US Senate Finance Committee Presses Publishers on Library
Ebook Contracts

US Senate Finance Committee Presses Publishers on Library...

Earlier this year, Fight for the Future — a group of technology experts, policy...

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Scholastic Employees, Authors, and Others Remember Dick Robinson

Scholastic Employees, Authors, and Others Remember Dick...

A virtual memorial service for Scholastic's beloved chairman, president, and CEO,...

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YA Books With Muslim Main Characters: The List List
#468

YA Books With Muslim Main Characters: The List List #468

Lightning couldn’t strike twice, could it? Madalyn needs clear skies desperately....

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10 Magical Middle Grade Reads

10 Magical Middle Grade Reads

There are three important laws in Ezomo’s village: Don't go to The Valley, don't...

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The Best Isekai Light Novels

The Best Isekai Light Novels

Isekai novels are a sub-genre of light novels that have taken the manga and anime...

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“What did I know of mortal babies?”: Six Parenthood Lessons
From CIRCE

“What did I know of mortal babies?”: Six Parenthood Lessons...

Nothing truly prepared me for parenthood until I was thrown right into it with the...

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Eight Horror Books About the Ocean That Will Make You Glad
Summer is Over

Eight Horror Books About the Ocean That Will Make You Glad...

As summer draws to a close and fall emerges, us beach-goers say goodbye to the water...

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The Essential, Authoritative, and Indispensable Collection
of Literary References in Calvin and Hobbes

The Essential, Authoritative, and Indispensable Collection...

While some beacons of childhood nostalgia are better left as memories, I suspected...

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Why “Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover” Is Bad Advice

Why “Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover” Is Bad Advice

It’s a Saturday morning and you’re looking for a nice way to relax from your hectic...

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Wait A Minute, Mr. Postman: Sweet Stationary Kits for Letter
Writing Joy

Wait A Minute, Mr. Postman: Sweet Stationary Kits for Letter...

Stationary kits are all the rage right now, and it’s likely thanks to the dark academia...

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12 TV Shows Based on YA Books

12 TV Shows Based on YA Books

While I love a good movie adaptation, I have been living for all of the YA books...

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Times Are Changing: COVID-19 and Library Late Fees

Times Are Changing: COVID-19 and Library Late Fees

Almost any reader with a library card will be familiar with the concept of library...

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COMPLAINT!

COMPLAINT!

In an era of Black Lives Matter, MeToo, and a host of diversity, equity, and inclusion...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Jambor Publishing. Today’s Featured...

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Buckle Up, Me Hearties: Best YA Pirate Stories

Buckle Up, Me Hearties: Best YA Pirate Stories

  Lane Garrow has a secret—one that could get her killed. A life at sea hiding as...

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Book Fetish: Volume 474

Book Fetish: Volume 474

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 474, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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Digital Escapes for Readers & Writers: 20 Must-Read
Online Literary Journals

Digital Escapes for Readers & Writers: 20 Must-Read...

We are in a renaissance for online literary journals. Especially in regards to the...

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20 Unabashedly Bi Books for Bi Day of Visibility

20 Unabashedly Bi Books for Bi Day of Visibility

Give me a plethora of unabashedly bi books for Bi Day of Visibility this year —...

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How Jane Austen Raised Seven Gothic Novels From the
Dead

How Jane Austen Raised Seven Gothic Novels From the Dead

With October creeping up on us, it’s time again to devote ourselves to the literature...

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Horror Manga Artists to Fuel Your Nightmares

Horror Manga Artists to Fuel Your Nightmares

You can find a wide variety of genres in the manga format. As we’ve discussed numerous...

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin: Terrifying, Mysterious, and Still
Relevant

The Pied Piper of Hamelin: Terrifying, Mysterious, and...

I first encountered the story “The Pied Piper of Hamelin” when I was five, watching...

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Plan a Fall Day and We’ll Give You a Book to
Preorder

Plan a Fall Day and We’ll Give You a Book to Preorder

Gosh, I love fall. From the book stacks to the hypnotizing smells of apple and cinnamon...

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10 Authors Like Shirley Jackson

10 Authors Like Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson is having a moment. Between the 2015 release of Let Me Tell You,...

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How Are Romance Novel Covers Made?

How Are Romance Novel Covers Made?

I know romance covers sometimes feel like a punchline to the rest of the world,...

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Central York School District (Finally) Overturns Ban On
Antiracist Books

Central York School District (Finally) Overturns Ban On...

On September 9, we wrote about the student protests happening in Central York after...

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BROKEN PIECES OF GOD

BROKEN PIECES OF GOD

Eddy Kimes, one of the main characters in Seaburn’s tale, is a longtime supervisor...

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LGBTQ-Friendly 3rd Grade Teacher Reinstated to Her
Classroom

LGBTQ-Friendly 3rd Grade Teacher Reinstated to Her Classroom

On September 13th, we wrote about Lauren Crowe, a third grade teacher from Glen...

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Book Riot’s Children’s Deals for September 22, 2021

Book Riot’s Children’s Deals for September 22, 2021

Today’s edition of children's book deals is sponsored by Lerner Publishing Group...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Atria Books. Today’s Featured Deals...

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

Book Riot’s Romance Deals of the Day for September 22,...

Today's edition of Romance Deals is sponsored by MIRA Books. $0.99 Summer Heat by...

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BETWEEN TWO WORLDS

BETWEEN TWO WORLDS

When she was 8, the family moved to India, where her art matured considerably. Noticing...

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YA Books About Fat Girls Kicking Butt

YA Books About Fat Girls Kicking Butt

Book Riot is teaming up with BookClubbish to giveaway a copy of NEVER SAW ME COMING...

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There’s a Playlist for That: My Summer 2021 Reading
Playlist

There’s a Playlist for That: My Summer 2021 Reading Playlist

If this whole writer/editor thing hadn’t worked out, I’d loosely plotted out one...

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On Being a Comics Reader vs. Being a Comics Fan

On Being a Comics Reader vs. Being a Comics Fan

I did not read comics as a kid. The first graphic novel I can remember reading is...

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16 French Books Available in English Translation

16 French Books Available in English Translation

I’m back once again to recommend you a list of incredible books available in English...

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The Reader They Don’t Think They Are: Building A Reading
Habit in Elementary-Aged Kids

The Reader They Don’t Think They Are: Building A Reading...

There is a discussion in reading spaces about reading preferences, and it hinges...

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What Witches Actually Do During the Autumn Equinox: A
Bookish Guide to Mabon

What Witches Actually Do During the Autumn Equinox: A Bookish...

Welcome to autumn, friends! While most places in the Northern Hemisphere are already...

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If You Love GOSSIP GIRL, These Books Are Perfect For
You

If You Love GOSSIP GIRL, These Books Are Perfect For You

*Kristen Bell voice* Hello, friends. This is your one and only source for the scandalous...

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I Love You A Latte: 10 Delicious Coffee Shop
Romances

I Love You A Latte: 10 Delicious Coffee Shop Romances

Coffee shop romances demonstrate how fiction and fan fiction have been blurring...

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Book Character Costumes for the Coolest Teacher in
School

Book Character Costumes for the Coolest Teacher in School

Book character costumes for teachers? Sign me up! If there’s one thing I miss about...

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The Best Horror Books Of The Decade

The Best Horror Books Of The Decade

Two full decades past the new millennium, time has gotten…well, wonky. Maybe it’s...

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Get Paid $1300 To See Which Stephen King Movies Give You
Nightmares

Get Paid $1300 To See Which Stephen King Movies Give You...

USDish, a television provider, is holding a contest for a horror fan’s dream job:...

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RAVENS IN THE RAIN

RAVENS IN THE RAIN

The story begins in a busy Las Vegas casino, and the authors immediately set a dark...

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IF WINE COULD TALK

IF WINE COULD TALK

In the midst of her final year as an advertising student at the University of Florida,...

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New Religion Kids Imprints on the Block

New Religion Kids Imprints on the Block

A number of Christian publishers launched their first children’s titles in 2021...

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PERIL

PERIL

One of Woodward and fellow Washington Postreporter Costa’s most memorable revelations...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Hawthorne Legacy. Today’s Featured...

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OUT OF DARKNESS Pulled For Review in Central Texas Middle
Schools

OUT OF DARKNESS Pulled For Review in Central Texas Middle...

Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez  is a 2016 Michael L. Printz Award finalist,...

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Quiz: Surviving Middle School

Quiz: Surviving Middle School

Lightning couldn’t strike twice, could it? After a terrible year, Madalyn needs...

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6 Mysteries and Thrillers on Audio

6 Mysteries and Thrillers on Audio

Book Riot is teaming up with BookClubbish to giveaway a copy of NEVER SAW ME COMING...

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Riot Recommendation: Best Books About Mindfulness

Riot Recommendation: Best Books About Mindfulness

Who really understands the concept of karma? Half the time when people are referencing...

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Music Books for Kids: 14 Titles to Teach and Inspire

Music Books for Kids: 14 Titles to Teach and Inspire

“I loved this book when I was a kid!” I plucked The Philharmonic Gets Dressed —...

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Creepy Fun: 35 New YA Horror Books To Devour

Creepy Fun: 35 New YA Horror Books To Devour

Every season is horror season, as far as I’m concerned, but we all can collectively...

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Fashion Heroes: Squirrel Girl

Fashion Heroes: Squirrel Girl

If you’ve been around for a while, you may have seen some of my Fashion Disasters...

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12 Bookish Hats for Bookworm’s Heads

12 Bookish Hats for Bookworm’s Heads

For book lovers, there’s nothing like a literary accessory to announce your love...

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Romance Anthologies

Romance Anthologies

I’ll be honest. I can’t even remember the first romance anthology I read. The only...

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On Reading May Sarton’s JOURNAL OF A SOLITUDE After Our Own
Year of Solitude

On Reading May Sarton’s JOURNAL OF A SOLITUDE After Our...

“I feel cluttered when there is no time to analyze experience. That is the silt...

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What I Learned From The Sealey Challenge

What I Learned From The Sealey Challenge

Even though it began in 2017, this year was the first I’d heard of The Sealey Challenge....

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A Guide To Finding The Best Free Online English Literature
Courses

A Guide To Finding The Best Free Online English Literature...

There’s a difference between reading a piece of work and critically analysing it....

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THE SUNSHINE SQUAD

THE SUNSHINE SQUAD

123 Sunshine St., located in a multiethnic community, is the apartment-building...

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THE BRONZED BEASTS

THE BRONZED BEASTS

Immediately following the devastating events of The Silvered Serpents (2020), Séverin,...

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MILK TEETH

MILK TEETH

Edith and Skalde live in "the territory," a landscape blighted by oppressive heat....

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SUPERSIZED LIES

SUPERSIZED LIES

Weight-loss advice is everywhere, and yet it can often be contradictory. Is diet...

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PITCH PARTNERS

PITCH PARTNERS

Part friendship story, part biofiction, and part marketing tool, this entry is closely...

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A NATURAL HISTORY OF MAGICK

A NATURAL HISTORY OF MAGICK

Introduced as a mysteriously found “scrapbook,” dated 1925, of one Conrad Gessner,...

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HUGH

HUGH

Charming, fashionable, erudite, and gay Englishman Hugh Entwistle is portrayed as...

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HORODNO BURNING

HORODNO BURNING

Esther Leving is a remarkable young woman—a voracious reader, she can write in six...

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KWAME NKRUMAH'S MIDNIGHT SPEECH FOR INDEPENDENCE

KWAME NKRUMAH'S MIDNIGHT SPEECH FOR INDEPENDENCE

The book opens with Kwame Nkrumah gazing at the British Union Jack while waiting...

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WHERE NO ONE SHOULD LIVE

WHERE NO ONE SHOULD LIVE

Dr. Maya Summer is the hero of Miller’s tale. She is the harried public health director...

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AWAKENING

AWAKENING

In this self-help book, Martin, whose last book was Make It Rain (2018), encourages...

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EM

EM

Thúy, who was born in Vietnam and lives in Quebec, delivers a series of interconnected...

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LAST WORDS ON EARTH

LAST WORDS ON EARTH

The first novel in English translation by the Spanish-born author Serena isn’t strictly...

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THE WRONG END OF THE TELESCOPE

THE WRONG END OF THE TELESCOPE

It has been decades since the surgeon, a Harvard alumnus in her late 50s who lives...

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FIRST LOVE, TAKE TWO

FIRST LOVE, TAKE TWO

Houston-based doctor Preeti Patel is juggling multiple anxieties: Not only does...

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ON LOCATION

ON LOCATION

Told to take more risks in a meeting where her idea for a series on hiking in Utah...

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FOR EVERY LITTLE THING

FOR EVERY LITTLE THING

The rising sun, doggy kisses, a parent’s hug, fireflies, butterflies, friends and...

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AT THIS VERY MOMENT

AT THIS VERY MOMENT

At any one time, an uncountable number of events are happening. Just a few are included...

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INCLUSIVE 360

INCLUSIVE 360

The importance of DEI affects businesses large and small, and Smith, who owns a...

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THE GENETIC LOTTERY

THE GENETIC LOTTERY

Harden, a professor of psychology at the University of Texas, treads a veritable...

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Fearsome Fall: Close-up on 'The Autumnal'

Fearsome Fall: Close-up on 'The Autumnal'

Bestselling author Daniel Kraus and artist Chris Shehan talk about collaborating...

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Book Riot’s SFF Deals for September 20, 2021

Book Riot’s SFF Deals for September 20, 2021

Today’s edition of SFF Daily Deals is sponsored by St. Martin's Press. Today’s Featured...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown...

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Book Riot’s Mystery Deals for September 20, 2021

Book Riot’s Mystery Deals for September 20, 2021

Today's edition of Mystery Deals is sponsored by Henry Holt & Co. $0.99 Opium and...

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8 New YA Fantasy Series From Your Favorite Authors

8 New YA Fantasy Series From Your Favorite Authors

Apothecary apprentice Tessa Cade is tired of seeing her people die. The King and...

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Libraries Are For Everyone (and Everything): 5 Unexpected
Items Your Library Will Lend You

Libraries Are For Everyone (and Everything): 5 Unexpected...

Rock Paper Scissors is the latest exciting domestic thriller from the queen of the...

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Reading Pathways: Rochelle Alers

Reading Pathways: Rochelle Alers

If you were to ask me about my introduction to romance novels, an author I will...

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The Best Bible Story Books for Kids to Read

The Best Bible Story Books for Kids to Read

Bible story books for kids are a great access point into one of the world’s largest...

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An Introduction to the Book-Length Essay

An Introduction to the Book-Length Essay

You might be wondering, “I didn’t think there was such a thing as the book-length...

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6 More Sherlock Holmes Comics That Are Worth a (Sherlock)
Scan

6 More Sherlock Holmes Comics That Are Worth a (Sherlock)...

A few months back, I wrote a list of five exceptional Sherlock Holmes comics that...

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How to Start Reading Fiction (When You Only Read
Nonfiction)

How to Start Reading Fiction (When You Only Read Nonfiction)

Are you trying to start reading fiction, but you can’t get as invested as you can...

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SURVIVOR 41: Heroes Vs. Villains, Literary Edition

SURVIVOR 41: Heroes Vs. Villains, Literary Edition

How do you top Survivor season 40: Winners at War? This burning question has occupied...

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In with DNF-ing, Out With Real World Settings: Results From
the WHEN IN ROMANCE Listener Survey

In with DNF-ing, Out With Real World Settings: Results...

By now, it’s no secret that people are reading more romance than they were at the...

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8 More Indigenous Horror Books to Haunt Your Shelves at
Night

8 More Indigenous Horror Books to Haunt Your Shelves at...

I acknowledge and pay my respects to the Cammeraygal People of the Guringai tribe...

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D IS FOR DROOL

D IS FOR DROOL

Lying wakeful in his moonlit bedroom, the pale-skinned lad from the I Need My Monster...

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JACOB'S LADDER

JACOB'S LADDER

It’s the fall of 1969, and 16-year-old Malachi “Mally” Jacobs has just returned...

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NOBODY OWNS THE MOON

NOBODY OWNS THE MOON

The fox goes by the name of Clive Prendergast and leads a quiet, understated life....

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A WICKED WIND

A WICKED WIND

Civil war has devastated the realm of Ilyar, as rebel forces have besieged its capital....

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

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

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Forge Books. Today’s Featured Deals...

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

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

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Simon & Schuster, publishers of The...

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Book Riot’s YA Deals of the Day: September 18, 2021

Book Riot’s YA Deals of the Day: September 18, 2021

Today's edition of YA Daily Deals is brought to you by Tor Teen. $1.99 The Darkness...

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THE RED FLETCH

THE RED FLETCH

When 16-year-old Alys Fletcher’s brother, Hob, sets off with Robin of Locksley to...

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9 of the Best Recent Vampire Reads

9 of the Best Recent Vampire Reads

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Nevernight Chronicle, Jay Kristoff,...

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2021 National Book Awards Longlists Announced

2021 National Book Awards Longlists Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced the longlists for the 2021 National Book...

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New Middle Grade Graphic Novels for Summer and Fall

New Middle Grade Graphic Novels for Summer and Fall

In my humble opinion, summer and fall are the perfect seasons for kids to plunk...

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How I Started My Book Podcast (And You Can Too)

How I Started My Book Podcast (And You Can Too)

I’ve been obsessed with podcasts for a long time now. I’ve listened to them since...

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5 Little Known Goodreads Features That Rate 5 Stars

5 Little Known Goodreads Features That Rate 5 Stars

Did I even really read a book if I didn’t shelve it as “read” on Goodreads? As “the...

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Epic Listens: 9 Works of Epic Poetry on Audio

Epic Listens: 9 Works of Epic Poetry on Audio

Poetry is one of the world’s oldest forms of storytelling. From Homer’s Odyssey...

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The World’s Most Expensive Bookshelves You Definitely Can’t
Afford

The World’s Most Expensive Bookshelves You Definitely Can’t...

At Book Riot, we’re always looking for more bookshelves: because you can never have...

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Comparing Rafia Zakari’s AGAINST WHITE FEMINISM to Seyward
Darby’s SISTERS IN HATE

Comparing Rafia Zakari’s AGAINST WHITE FEMINISM to Seyward...

 There are many current events that lawyer and author Rafia Zakari’s new book Against...

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Comic Book Accessories You’ll Need To Survive This
Semester

Comic Book Accessories You’ll Need To Survive This Semester

It’s that time of year again! School is back in session, and whether you’re still...

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The Top Amazon Books Across Time

The Top Amazon Books Across Time

For those of you who were not yet born in the dark ages of the internet, back when...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas with...

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7 Novels For Living Out Your Cottagecore Fantasies: The List
List #467

7 Novels For Living Out Your Cottagecore Fantasies: The...

Beloved television reporter Lily Atwood has it all—fame, fortune, Emmys, an adorable...

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12 YA Romance Titles That Make Me Wish I Was A Teen
Again

12 YA Romance Titles That Make Me Wish I Was A Teen Again

When I was a teen I loved to read books, especially romance books that centered...

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DUMPLING DAY

DUMPLING DAY

Recipes from Nigeria, Syria, China, Russia, Mexico, and more reveal tasty fillings...

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BAREFOOT BOOKS WATER

BAREFOOT BOOKS WATER

This intriguing, oversized title combines science and story to explore water in...

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DINNER ON DOMINGOS

DINNER ON DOMINGOS

Every Sunday, narrator Alejandra heads to Abuelita’s house for dinner with her extended...

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STALKER STALKED

STALKER STALKED

Lexi Mazur is a pharmaceutical rep with a pill addiction and a fondness for vodka....

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos...

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Quiz: Which The Lord of the Rings Character Are You?

Quiz: Which The Lord of the Rings Character Are You?

Celebrate Hobbit Day on September 22 by reading this great modern classic and the...

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8 Poetry Collections From 2021 to Read Right Now

8 Poetry Collections From 2021 to Read Right Now

Award-winning fantasy author Fran Wilde returns to her roots in Clock Star Rose...

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Book Fetish: Volume 473

Book Fetish: Volume 473

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 473, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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8 Books by Female Pulitzer Prize Winners That Aren’t the
Book They Won For

8 Books by Female Pulitzer Prize Winners That Aren’t the...

First things first, the Pulitzer Prizes are a big deal. I’m a talking prestigious,...

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Four Fun Facts About Mexican Superhero Comics

Four Fun Facts About Mexican Superhero Comics

Mid-September is a special time for both the Latinx community and comic book fans....

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For the Love of Outside: 15 Nature Books for Kids

For the Love of Outside: 15 Nature Books for Kids

Although I probably don’t get outside and into nature as much as I should, I do...

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Fascinating Books About the British Royal Family

Fascinating Books About the British Royal Family

If you’re a fan of the British royal family, there’s no shortage of reading you...

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Amazon Original Stories: What They Are and Why You Should
Read Them

Amazon Original Stories: What They Are and Why You Should...

As a lifelong reader of multiple books and stories at once, I’ve perfected a juggling...

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9 of the Best 2021 Romantic Comedy Books

9 of the Best 2021 Romantic Comedy Books

If I were to sum up the romantic comedy genre in one word, it would be “joy.” Few...

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Fed Up With People: 10 Great Horror Books About
Cannibalism

Fed Up With People: 10 Great Horror Books About Cannibalism

I accepted this assignment writing about great horror books about cannibalism for...

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13 Funny Twitter Responses to the Idea of Rating YA
Books

13 Funny Twitter Responses to the Idea of Rating YA Books

At least once a week, I turn to my partner and ask, “Do you want to hear the latest...

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Instead of School Board, Leander Police Investigate Book
Challenge

Instead of School Board, Leander Police Investigate Book...

You might recognize Leander Independent School District (LISD) in Texas from another...

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TWO NAILS, ONE LOVE

TWO NAILS, ONE LOVE

New York City, 2000. As Ethan Kenichi Taniguchi waits for his mother to arrive at...

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THE SEARCH FOR MUKUROB

THE SEARCH FOR MUKUROB

Father David Callaghan is considering stepping down from the pulpit. The brutal...

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Book Riot’s Children’s Deals for September 15, 2021

Book Riot’s Children’s Deals for September 15, 2021

Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 Wishes and Wellingtons by Julie Berry Get This Deal...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Robber Girl by Franny Billingsley....

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

Book Riot’s Romance Deals of the Day for September 15,...

Today's edition of Romance Deals is sponsored by BookClubbish. $0.99 Reformed Rakes...

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Rock Out With These YA Books About Bands

Rock Out With These YA Books About Bands

Book Riot is teaming up with BookClubbish to giveaway a copy of Never Saw Me Coming...

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Live Your Home Library Dream With These Ex Libris
Stamps

Live Your Home Library Dream With These Ex Libris Stamps

Are you always lending out books? Need a way to keep tabs on your titles and the...

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Add These Top Leadership Books to Your Tool Kit

Add These Top Leadership Books to Your Tool Kit

In a capitalist world, good leaders are hard to come by, especially for subordinates...

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On Growing Up With Beloved Characters

On Growing Up With Beloved Characters

I was 12 when I first met Mary Russell, 12 years old and in need of a book as I...

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Book Clubbing During A Pandemic: The Online/Offline
Experience

Book Clubbing During A Pandemic: The Online/Offline Experience

Many used to scoff at the way technological advancements has made us prone to living...

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Inspire a Love of Literacy With These Reading Games for
Kids

Inspire a Love of Literacy With These Reading Games for...

Games are fun, and reading games can help make reading fun, too! Whether you’re...

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16 Of The Best Romance Manhwa For Every Romance
Reader

16 Of The Best Romance Manhwa For Every Romance Reader

Reading manhwa gives me a serotonin boost. You can be so tired and grumpy getting...

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The Best Modern Shakespeare Adaptations

The Best Modern Shakespeare Adaptations

There is a smorgasbord of Shakespeare adaptations and retellings out there, in both...

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Clue Attitude: Agatha Christie in Contemporary Literature
and Pop Culture

Clue Attitude: Agatha Christie in Contemporary Literature...

For all you mystery fans at home keeping score, Agatha Christie would have been...

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20 Must-Read Space Fantasy Books

20 Must-Read Space Fantasy Books

I’ve always had a soft spot for science fantasy. Chock that up to being raised on...

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School District Maintains Ban of Antiracist Books Despite
Student Protests

School District Maintains Ban of Antiracist Books Despite...

Last week, we covered the student protests happening in Central York school district...

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THE MOO-STERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF COW

THE MOO-STERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF COW

Muppets are always getting hilariously confused—like Traveling Matt, who explored...

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WE WANT SNOW!

WE WANT SNOW!

A brown-skinned child with close-cropped black hair joins two tights-clad children...

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SMALL BUT MIGHTY

SMALL BUT MIGHTY

Common critters like fireflies are presented alongside more-obscure critters like...

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MORE THAN JUST A GAME

MORE THAN JUST A GAME

Today, the ubiquity of Black and brown faces on basketball courts can be easily...

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MERANDA AND THE LEGEND OF THE LAKE

MERANDA AND THE LEGEND OF THE LAKE

Eleven-year-old Meranda hasn’t been back to Cape Breton since she was tiny, but...

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BETTER DAVIS AND OTHER STORIES

BETTER DAVIS AND OTHER STORIES

Walker’s tales set fictional and real-life creative figures—drag queens, sitcom...

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FOR MALICE AND MERCY

FOR MALICE AND MERCY

Karl and Marta Meyer joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Germany...

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COMBATIVE TO COLLABORATIVE

COMBATIVE TO COLLABORATIVE

This book offers a variety of suggestions for how to navigate the most difficult...

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FOR YOU

FOR YOU

“We would do anything for you….Because you do anything for the two of us,” the children...

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Supply Chain Challenges: Put Your Book Orders In Now For The
Holidays

Supply Chain Challenges: Put Your Book Orders In Now For...

As a general rule, I avoid the mention of Christmas or other gifting holidays any...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Familius, Helping Families Be Happy....

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The Best Places to Read Light Novels (And No, We Don’t Mean
At the Beach)

The Best Places to Read Light Novels (And No, We Don’t...

Sometimes it can be hard to figure out where to read light novels online. Below...

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Take This Quiz and Get a Novel About the Dark Side of
Celebrity Culture

Take This Quiz and Get a Novel About the Dark Side of Celebrity...

Beloved television reporter Lily Atwood has it all—fame, fortune, Emmys, an adorable...

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I Love L.A.: 10 of the Best Books About Los Angeles

I Love L.A.: 10 of the Best Books About Los Angeles

A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick. FORECAST: Storm clouds are...

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Good For You: 8 Authors to Follow on TikTok Who Are Doing
Great

Good For You: 8 Authors to Follow on TikTok Who Are Doing...

I can’t be the only one whose screen time has skyrocketed to a shameful degree since...

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Top 18 Books like SHATTER ME to Obsess Over

Top 18 Books like SHATTER ME to Obsess Over

Books like Shatter Me are dramatic. Monstrously powerful teenage girls are on the...

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Feel Like a Fairytale Character (Without the
Costume)

Feel Like a Fairytale Character (Without the Costume)

Want to feel like a fairytale character — and not just on Halloween? You don’t have...

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It’s the Twilight Renaissance, and We’re Just Living in
It

It’s the Twilight Renaissance, and We’re Just Living in...

It’s 2021, yet from the sheer amount of Twilight memes shared on my Instagram feed,...

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20 Steamy Romance Novels That Will Light Up Your
World

20 Steamy Romance Novels That Will Light Up Your World

*Insert hot pepper emoji right here* I started reading steamy romance novels very...

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8 Audiobooks Narrated by Adjoa Andoh

8 Audiobooks Narrated by Adjoa Andoh

Over the last several years, Adjoa Andoh has taken a spot with my favorite audiobook...

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How Do The Trauma And Revolutions Of The Non-Occident Get
Featured In Fiction?

How Do The Trauma And Revolutions Of The Non-Occident Get...

What roles do individuals play in revolutions? What position do they hold in the...

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THE MYSTERIOUS BOOKSHOP PRESENTS THE BEST MYSTERY STORIES OF
THE YEAR

THE MYSTERIOUS BOOKSHOP PRESENTS THE BEST MYSTERY STORIES...

Many of this year’s best follow a familiar road: pitting a rugged male hero, often...

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YOU GOT ANYTHING STRONGER?

YOU GOT ANYTHING STRONGER?

Union and her husband, former NBA superstar Dwyane Wade, are a Black American celebrity...

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BLANCAFLOR, THE HERO WITH SECRET POWERS

BLANCAFLOR, THE HERO WITH SECRET POWERS

In a twist from the traditional trope in which a damsel in distress is saved by...

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WHAT ABOUT WILL

WHAT ABOUT WILL

Twelve-year-old Trace Reynolds, who is White and Puerto Rican, wants to get noticed...

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THIS BOOK CAN DO ANYTHING

THIS BOOK CAN DO ANYTHING

A person representing the book—achieved with simple, bold black lines for the face...

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THE BOOK OF AMAZING TREES

THE BOOK OF AMAZING TREES

Five chapters are further broken down into double-page spreads with headlined text...

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ENEMY AT THE GATES

ENEMY AT THE GATES

The CIA asks Rapp to protect Nicholas Ward, the first trillionaire ever, who has...

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THE EXTRAORDINARY PAUSE

THE EXTRAORDINARY PAUSE

With a minimal but meaningful text and naïve illustrations in a limited palette,...

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THE BIG BOOK OF GIANT DINOSAURS AND THE SMALL BOOK OF TINY
DINOSAURS

THE BIG BOOK OF GIANT DINOSAURS AND THE SMALL BOOK OF TINY...

Each part of this Italian import features 18 spread-filling dinosaurs in side views,...

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CAN'T SAY IT WENT TO PLAN

CAN'T SAY IT WENT TO PLAN

Zoë, Samira, and Dahlia are off to the coast with their respective friends to celebrate...

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DARK THINGS I ADORE

DARK THINGS I ADORE

In 2018, Max Durant, a once-acclaimed but now fading artist and art professor, is...

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THE LOVE HYPOTHESIS

THE LOVE HYPOTHESIS

Olive Smith and professor Adam Carlsen first met in the bathroom of Adam's lab....

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AMANDA, TOY ENGINEER

AMANDA, TOY ENGINEER

The narration in Amanda Bright’s voice explains to young readers that “anything...

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TESS PENDRAGON AND THE WAND OF AVALON

TESS PENDRAGON AND THE WAND OF AVALON

Seven years ago, children from prominent families were hidden at a magical boarding...

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DINOSAUR EXPLORERS

DINOSAUR EXPLORERS

The “meat” bit is literal (visually, anyway) in this Italian import, as lists of...

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HOW TO FIND A FOX

HOW TO FIND A FOX

Brief text on each page, with the occasional paragraph of further information in...

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REGENERATION

REGENERATION

In order to mitigate the disastrous effects of climate change, we must figure out...

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WHAT'S IN THE BOX?

WHAT'S IN THE BOX?

The organizing premise of this novelty book is the ubiquitous pile of delivery boxes...

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THE BLUE BOOK OF NEBO

THE BLUE BOOK OF NEBO

Veteran writer Ros structures this novel as diary entries written by Dylan and his...

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TEACHING BLACK HISTORY TO WHITE PEOPLE

TEACHING BLACK HISTORY TO WHITE PEOPLE

“African American history should be a graduation requirement in every high school,...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Traitor by Amanda McCrina with Fierce...

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Teacher Pulled From Classroom After Highlighting Inclusive
Materials

Teacher Pulled From Classroom After Highlighting Inclusive...

It’s not just books being targeted by conservative, white supremacist groups across...

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Book Riot’s Mystery Deals for September 13, 2021

Book Riot’s Mystery Deals for September 13, 2021

Today's edition of Mystery Deals is sponsored by Amazon Publishing. $2.99 A Midsummer’s...

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8 New Adult LGBTQ Romance Reads You’ll Fall For

8 New Adult LGBTQ Romance Reads You’ll Fall For

New Adult LGBTQ romance: a genre I would love to see so much more of. The first...

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Book Darts, Dice Rolls, and Other Creative Ways to Pick Your
TBR

Book Darts, Dice Rolls, and Other Creative Ways to Pick...

I’m sure this comes as a surprise to no one, but I have a lot of books to read....

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Cookbook Showdown: Best Buttermilk Biscuit Recipes

Cookbook Showdown: Best Buttermilk Biscuit Recipes

Welcome back to Cookbook Showdown, where we take four different recipes for the...

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The Best Light Novel Recommendations for New Readers

The Best Light Novel Recommendations for New Readers

Spend enough time delving into the world of manga and you’ll run across the term...

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Book Riot’s SFF Deals for September 13, 2021

Book Riot’s SFF Deals for September 13, 2021

Today’s edition of SFF Daily Deals is sponsored by Grand Central Publishing and...

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Rediscovering a Love of Fan Fiction in My 30s

Rediscovering a Love of Fan Fiction in My 30s

I grew up on fan fiction. My love for a certain book franchise led me to fanfic,...

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New Horror Novels: 18 Books to Keep You Scared in
2021

New Horror Novels: 18 Books to Keep You Scared in 2021

New horror novels are welcome any time of the year. But fall is right around the...

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A History of Library Hand

A History of Library Hand

Back to School Sale Spotlight – Diverse Reads Save 25-50% on these multicultural...

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What Makes a Great Long-Running Series?

What Makes a Great Long-Running Series?

This post contains spoilers for The Vorkosigan Saga by Lois McMaster Bujold. If...

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8 Middle Grade Books About 9/11

8 Middle Grade Books About 9/11

Yusuf Azeem's been waiting almost all his life for the chance to participate in...

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Indigenous Owned Bookstores You Need To Visit

Indigenous Owned Bookstores You Need To Visit

Independent bookstores have been in the headlines a lot since 2020, and for good...

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WOOFAPALOOZA

WOOFAPALOOZA

Smith’s novel starts off with all the high tension of a professional dog meet. It’s...

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

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

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Rebecca Rode’s TIDES OF MUTINY. Today’s...

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

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

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Willodeen by Katherine Applegate. Today’s...

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Book Riot’s YA Deals of the Day: September 11, 2021

Book Riot’s YA Deals of the Day: September 11, 2021

Today's edition of YA Daily Deals is brought to you by Penguin Teen.  $2.99 Cemetery...

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Wow, Okay, Unfollowing Now: A Bookish Tweet Round Up

Wow, Okay, Unfollowing Now: A Bookish Tweet Round Up

Book Twitter loves jumping on a meme and making it literary, and I am here for it....

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by There Will Come a Darkness by Katy...

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Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

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Exploring Black Horror in the YA Space: The List List
#466

Exploring Black Horror in the YA Space: The List List #466

Lane Garrow has a secret—one that could get her killed. A life at sea hiding as...

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What Makes A Good Board Book?

What Makes A Good Board Book?

I don’t think I understood the importance of board books until I had a child of...

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8 Current and Future YA Sci-Fi Titles to Add to Your
TBR

8 Current and Future YA Sci-Fi Titles to Add to Your TBR

There’s nothing I love more than a good sci-fi novel. There’s simply something about...

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How To Keep The Peace At Book Club

How To Keep The Peace At Book Club

Book club is supposed to be a safe space to talk about books, completely geek out...

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8 TikTok Book Challenges and Trends To Join

8 TikTok Book Challenges and Trends To Join

Whether you’re just getting started on BookTok or you’ve been going for a while...

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What Is “Worthwhile” Reading?

What Is “Worthwhile” Reading?

I’ve encountered it in discussions with my real-life job colleagues, with customers...

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First Appearance Flashback: Archie Andrews

First Appearance Flashback: Archie Andrews

Superheroes have been around a long time, and most of the characters and genre conventions...

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20 Kids’ Reading Chairs to Snuggle Into With a Good
Book

20 Kids’ Reading Chairs to Snuggle Into With a Good Book

There’s nothing like adorable kids’ reading chairs to spruce up a reading nook and...

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Agatha Christie’s CROOKED HOUSE and The Thrill of Guessing
The Killer

Agatha Christie’s CROOKED HOUSE and The Thrill of Guessing...

Back in July, Tirzah Price wrote an article for Book Riot that asks an important...

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Hit Me: Books About Gamblers and Gambling

Hit Me: Books About Gamblers and Gambling

All bets are off as #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen introduces...

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RENEWABLE OR NONRENEWABLE RESOURCES?

RENEWABLE OR NONRENEWABLE RESOURCES?

In terse, impersonal prose paired to generic photos, “resources”—including fish,...

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OTTERS: RIVER OR SEA?

OTTERS: RIVER OR SEA?

After giving basic facts about mustelids, the family to which otters belong, the...

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YAY FOR BIG BROTHERS!

YAY FOR BIG BROTHERS!

A human big brother and his younger sibling, both presenting White, leaf through...

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THE PANGOLIN REVELATION

THE PANGOLIN REVELATION

In science class, Loran learns about animal adaptations, defined as “body parts...

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I AM HATZEGOPTERYX

I AM HATZEGOPTERYX

Accompanying Bradley’s mostly monosyllabic narrative, which begins with “I can hatch”...

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ROADRUNNER

ROADRUNNER

In the inaugural title of the publisher’s Singles series, which celebrates the single...

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POOPER SNOOPER

POOPER SNOOPER

The first clue that this book will be fun as well as informational is the 3-D look...

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PLEASE DON'T TELL COOPER THAT JACK IS A RABBIT, BOOK 2 IN
THE COOPER THE DOG SERIES

PLEASE DON'T TELL COOPER THAT JACK IS A RABBIT, BOOK 2...

Feinberg returns with another tale about Cooper, a “civilized” canine who skis and...

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New Universes for Young Readers: Close-up on Wonderbound

New Universes for Young Readers: Close-up on Wonderbound

The new comics and graphic novels imprint from Vault Comics aims to deliver fantasy,...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publisher of L.A....

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Students Protest Book Bans in Pennsylvania School
District

Students Protest Book Bans in Pennsylvania School District

Opponents of “Critical Race Theory” have had a field day over the last few months....

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Book Fetish: Volume 472

Book Fetish: Volume 472

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 472, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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Featured Trailer: PARTLY CLOUDY by Tanita S. Davis

Featured Trailer: PARTLY CLOUDY by Tanita S. Davis

Madalyn needs clear skies desperately. Moving in with her great-uncle, Papa Lobo,...

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10 Chilling Historical Thrillers

10 Chilling Historical Thrillers

It is said that if we do not learn from history, we are doomed to repeat it. The...

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Raising My Standards In Books Scared Me Off Reading

Raising My Standards In Books Scared Me Off Reading

Recently, I wrote about quitting 3-star reads. I’ve long ago stopped reading 1-...

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To Absent Friends: Harris Hobbs

To Absent Friends: Harris Hobbs

Even superheroes need friends! And, just like friendships in real life, some of...

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20 Must-Read Audiobooks for the Whole Family

20 Must-Read Audiobooks for the Whole Family

Audiobooks are my secret weapon. I’m an elementary librarian and a mother of young...

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4 Tips And Ideas For Creating Great Kid’s Reading
Nooks

4 Tips And Ideas For Creating Great Kid’s Reading Nooks

Creating a reading nook for your kids is a great way to encourage them to read more...

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Alexandre
Dumas

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas is one of the best-known authors in history. But how much do you...

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On Being A Reader: Before And After Social Media

On Being A Reader: Before And After Social Media

There are many types of readers, and several ways of being one, but if you conciliate...

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Top Books 2021: The Most Highly Ranked and Widely Read Books
on Goodreads This Year

Top Books 2021: The Most Highly Ranked and Widely Read...

Have you been googling “top books 2021” lately? So have lots of people! Obviously...

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What Is Dark Academia And Why Is It So Popular

What Is Dark Academia And Why Is It So Popular

Dark Academia has recently been gaining a lot of attention, with many new popular...

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THE LYING SEASON

THE LYING SEASON

Seventeen-year-old Piper Rose, a senior at Millington Valley High School in Pennsylvania,...

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SANCTUARY

SANCTUARY

Beneath the false sky and within the high walls of Sanctuary, life is secure and...

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Book Riot’s Children’s Deals for September 8, 2021

Book Riot’s Children’s Deals for September 8, 2021

Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Peachtree Publishing Company. Today’s...

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

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

Today's edition of romance deals is sponsored by BookClubbish. $2.99 Mrs. Martin’s...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Sourcebooks. Today’s Featured Deals...

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Reach for the Stars With These Zodiac Books for
Babies

Reach for the Stars With These Zodiac Books for Babies

When I worked in libraries, one of the things I learned quickly is that there are...

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What Are Libraries Doing for National Library Card Sign-Up
Month?

What Are Libraries Doing for National Library Card Sign-Up...

National Library Card Sign-Up Month has been around since 1987. It began as a response...

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Literary Tea Infusers for a Cozy, Relaxing Fall

Literary Tea Infusers for a Cozy, Relaxing Fall

Like we knew it would be, deep in our heart of hearts, 2021 is shaping up to be...

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Read-Alouds Rock: Falling in Love with Early Chapter Books
All Over Again

Read-Alouds Rock: Falling in Love with Early Chapter Books...

What were some of your favorite early reader chapter books as a kid? Have you reread...

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12 of the Best Korean Light Novels You Can Read Right
Now

12 of the Best Korean Light Novels You Can Read Right Now

Korean literature in translation has given us some true gems the past few years....

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Quiz: Which Antiracist Book Should You Read Next?

Quiz: Which Antiracist Book Should You Read Next?

In the spring and summer of 2020, in the wake of the global protests after the murders...

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20 Of The Best Fall Books For Kids

20 Of The Best Fall Books For Kids

Looking for fall books for kids? There are a lot of autumn books to choose from....

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10 Genre-Blending Fantasy Books

10 Genre-Blending Fantasy Books

If the popularity of The Lord of the Rings, A Game of Thrones, and Shadow and Bone...

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Hindu Epics: Are They Myths?

Hindu Epics: Are They Myths?

Human beings are storytellers by birth. Whether those stories are etched on the...

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5 YA Books With Great Grandparents

5 YA Books With Great Grandparents

Book Riot is teaming up with BookClubbish to give away a copy of Never Saw Me Coming...

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THE BRILLIANCE OF THE COLOR BLACK THROUGH THE EYES OF ART
COLLECTORS

THE BRILLIANCE OF THE COLOR BLACK THROUGH THE EYES OF ART...

“Of all the tincts that can fill up a canvas,” Moore emphasizes, “black exudes brilliance.”...

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New Releases Tuesday: The Books Out This Week You Should
Know

New Releases Tuesday: The Books Out This Week You Should...

It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for a new batch of book releases! Here are a...

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

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

Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by .  Today’s Featured Deals $2.99 Such...

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Welcome Back: 9 Great Books About Returning to the Childhood
Home

Welcome Back: 9 Great Books About Returning to the Childhood...

“Beautiful, inspiring, emotional, masterful.”—Heidi Chiavaroli, Carol Award–winning...

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Witchy Bookish Goods For Leaning Into Your Magic

Witchy Bookish Goods For Leaning Into Your Magic

Some folks believe witch season is once a year, beginning around this time and,...

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My Relationship to Manga: A Microcosm of Growing Up Japanese
American

My Relationship to Manga: A Microcosm of Growing Up Japanese...

Through the entirety of my teenage years, I hated manga. Like, really adamantly...

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8 Books That Preach the Gospel of Health at Every
Size

8 Books That Preach the Gospel of Health at Every Size

I went to an ear, nose, and throat specialist because my chronic fatigue had been...

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Barrels of Bad Apples: Copaganda in Crime Books

Barrels of Bad Apples: Copaganda in Crime Books

Copaganda, an overtly positive representation of the police, is a media trope that...

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15 Delightful Books Like The Vanderbeekers

15 Delightful Books Like The Vanderbeekers

Soon after I first purchased and read The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street (by Book...

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8 YA Heist Novels You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

8 YA Heist Novels You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

There’s something really magnetic about a good heist story. Maybe it’s because heists...

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Welcome to Sponkon Books: Your Friendly
(Advertiser-Friendly) Publishing House

Welcome to Sponkon Books: Your Friendly (Advertiser-Friendly)...

So, you’ve decided to let Sponkon Books publish your book? Welcome to the family!...

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7 Audiobooks for Science September

7 Audiobooks for Science September

Book Riot is teaming up with BookClubbish to giveaway a copy of NEVER SAW ME COMING...

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Quiz: Which Kids’ SFF graphic Novel Should You Read
Next?

Quiz: Which Kids’ SFF graphic Novel Should You Read Next?

A new middle grade graphic novel, perfect for fans of Hilda! When Iris and her best...

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PERFECT TIMING

PERFECT TIMING

Jess Henson meets Tom Delaney when he literally runs into her, knocking her to the...

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COUNTDOWN BIN LADEN

COUNTDOWN BIN LADEN

Wallace begins the countdown in August 2010, nearly eight months before the operation...

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ANIMALS

ANIMALS

Visible through a large hole cut into the front cover, the animals come out of a...

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VEHICLES

VEHICLES

Each of the 10 tableaux in this French import gathers a thematically unified fleet...

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INVENTION

INVENTION

Now 74, Dyson grew up in a household headed by an “ever-cheerful polymath” who died...

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TO BREAK RUSSIA'S CHAINS

TO BREAK RUSSIA'S CHAINS

Alexandrov, a Yale professor of Slavic languages and author of The Black Russian...

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SOMETIMES A SOLDIER COMES HOME

SOMETIMES A SOLDIER COMES HOME

It’s 1944, and Roger and Eleanor Mitchell, who live in Flint, Michigan, have been...

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IN EVERY MIRROR SHE'S BLACK

IN EVERY MIRROR SHE'S BLACK

Neither Muna Saheed, Brittany-Rae Johnson, nor Kemi Adeyemi ever envisioned themselves...

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WITCH PLEASE

WITCH PLEASE

Not all American witches live in Salem, Massachusetts. Four hundred years ago, a...

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JINGLE BELLS / NAVIDAD

JINGLE BELLS / NAVIDAD

With a neat trick of engineering, this bilingual book can be read in one language...

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MISS KOPP INVESTIGATES

MISS KOPP INVESTIGATES

It opens on a grim note: The sudden death of their brother, Francis, in January...

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INSIDE THE SUITCASE

INSIDE THE SUITCASE

Placing images on multiple descending or overlapping layers of large, shaped flaps...

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PORTRAIT OF A SCOTSMAN

PORTRAIT OF A SCOTSMAN

Banking heiress Hattie Greenfield has always been seen as the lovely one in her...

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THE ANTISOCIAL NETWORK

THE ANTISOCIAL NETWORK

At the heart of the story are two characters whom we meet early on: “Vlad Tenev...

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WILLODEEN

WILLODEEN

Willodeen is lucky that elderly retired thespians Mae and Birdie took her in after...

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MAJOR DETOURS

MAJOR DETOURS

Before parting for different colleges, four friends spend their last summer together...

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ELEANOR AMPLIFIED AND THE TROUBLE WITH MIND CONTROL

ELEANOR AMPLIFIED AND THE TROUBLE WITH MIND CONTROL

Miku Tangeroa, a determined seventh grader at Brighton Middle School, is confident...

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HOOKED ON A FELINE

HOOKED ON A FELINE

Sure, Kathleen Paulson’s always known that Mike Bishop played in Johnny Rock and...

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LATE CITY

LATE CITY

Sam Cunningham, the narrator of this high-concept historical novel, is the last...

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SYSTEM ERROR

SYSTEM ERROR

Media technology often taps the worst in our instincts, driving misinformation,...

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

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

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Amazon Publishing. Today’s Featured...

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

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

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate with...

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SPARKS

SPARKS

Felix, like the rest of the Freaks, doesn’t get Bagged (zipped up in a sack) or...

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New PLA Survey Illustrates Critical Digital Role Played by Public Libraries

New PLA Survey Illustrates Critical Digital Role Played...

The report, '2020 Public Library Technology Survey,' provides a current, detailed...

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New PLA Survey Illustrates Critical Digital Role Played Public Libraries

New PLA Survey Illustrates Critical Digital Role Played...

The in-depth survey report examines the state of library patron resources, technology...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 3, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 3, 2021

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Saga Press. Today’s Featured Deals...

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The American Library Association’s Ranking of the 100 Most
Banned Books: The List List #465

The American Library Association’s Ranking of the 100 Most...

Book Riot is teaming up with BookClubbish to giveaway a copy of NEVER SAW ME COMING...

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Queer Love Is Sacred

Queer Love Is Sacred

If you haven’t been watching Love, Victor, I highly recommend it. It’s a TV spin...

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Best Book Accounts on Instagram to Follow for When You Want
to Reduce the Digital Noise

Best Book Accounts on Instagram to Follow for When You...

Social media and books usually don’t mesh well. Sometimes, we find ourselves falling...