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LUCKY

LUCKY

Building on Shattered, their excellent account of Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Wishtree by Katherine Applegate with...

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8 Great Romantic Fantasy Books to Make Your Heart
Swoon

8 Great Romantic Fantasy Books to Make Your Heart Swoon

Sarah J. Maas's #1 New York Times bestselling Crescent City series begins with House...

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Quiz: Take a Museum Wander to Get a Nonfiction
Recommendation

Quiz: Take a Museum Wander to Get a Nonfiction Recommendation

Acclaimed science reporter Erika Engelhaupt investigates the gross, strange, and...

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Book Fetish: Volume 445

Book Fetish: Volume 445

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 445, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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15 Online Book Clubs to Boost Your Reading in 2021

15 Online Book Clubs to Boost Your Reading in 2021

It’s 2021! Time has not yet returned to its linear progression, so I’m not really...

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Things You Might Not Know About The UMBRELLA ACADEMY
Soundtrack

Things You Might Not Know About The UMBRELLA ACADEMY Soundtrack

If you’ve enjoyed the first two seasons of The Umbrella Academy on Netflix, chances...

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The Exclamation Mark! A Brief History!

The Exclamation Mark! A Brief History!

“Bang,” “screamer,” “shriekmark,” “wonderer”: the exclamation mark has gone by many...

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Saying It Louder for the People in the Back: Kids NEED Queer
Books

Saying It Louder for the People in the Back: Kids NEED...

Kids need queer books. Adults need queer books. The following humans need queer...

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7 Books for Kids That Fight COVID-19-Inspired Racism

7 Books for Kids That Fight COVID-19-Inspired Racism

The rise in discrimination against East Asian Americans since the beginning of the...

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#SuperheroProblems: So You’re a Weird Animal Thing
Now

#SuperheroProblems: So You’re a Weird Animal Thing Now

Comic books thrive on gimmicks. They entice readers with covers that may or may...

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10 Riveting Thriller Novels to Read in 2021

10 Riveting Thriller Novels to Read in 2021

This year will bring no shortage of riveting thrillers to add to your TBR list....

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

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

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

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10 Great March 2021 YA Releases to TBR

10 Great March 2021 YA Releases to TBR

Book Riot is teaming up with Harlequin.com to giveaway a Kindle Oasis to one lucky...

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Dangerous Girls: 7 Witchy Reads for WandaVision Fans

Dangerous Girls: 7 Witchy Reads for WandaVision Fans

Warning: This post contains major spoilers for the books Nimona, Legendborn, the...

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Gifts For Readers Who Love Books and Cats

Gifts For Readers Who Love Books and Cats

If you fall squarely in the center of the Venn Diagram of “loves books” and “loves...

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Libraries Offering Services to Seniors During COVID-19
Pandemic

Libraries Offering Services to Seniors During COVID-19...

Public libraries provide so many valuable and necessary programs for our communities,...

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7 of the Best Comedy Manga to Enjoy on Sunny Days

7 of the Best Comedy Manga to Enjoy on Sunny Days

A good laugh brightens up your day. Whenever you find something that makes you laugh,...

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Where To Find Audio Dramas and Audiobooks With Sound
Effects

Where To Find Audio Dramas and Audiobooks With Sound Effects

I’ve been listening to audiobooks for as long as I can remember, and the never-ending...

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The Books I Would Bring If I Made It Onto SURVIVOR

The Books I Would Bring If I Made It Onto SURVIVOR

I know what you’re thinking: survival guide, some kind of edible plants guide, maybe...

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6 of the Darkest SFF Reads Coming in 2021

6 of the Darkest SFF Reads Coming in 2021

For many, romance has offered the light, fun reads they needed during these cooped-up,...

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Reflections on Rereading and The Self

Reflections on Rereading and The Self

I have a confession to make. Most of the books I’ve read so far this year have been...

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8 Essential Diasporic Novels

8 Essential Diasporic Novels

In a Venn diagram of modern diasporic and postcolonial novels, there would be a...

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Disappointed But Not Surprised: The Ripped Bodice’s State of
Racial Diversity in Romance 2020 Publishing Report

Disappointed But Not Surprised: The Ripped Bodice’s State...

The Ripped Bodice has come out with their fifth annual State of Racial Diversity...

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

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

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

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6 Dr. Seuss Books to Cease Publication for Racist
Images

6 Dr. Seuss Books to Cease Publication for Racist Images

This year’s Read Across America Day came with news from Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the...

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6 Great Audiobooks by Trans Authors

6 Great Audiobooks by Trans Authors

Book Riot is teaming up with Harlequin.com to giveaway a Kindle Oasis to one lucky...

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10 Innovative Sci-Fi Novels About Robots and AI

10 Innovative Sci-Fi Novels About Robots and AI

Author S.B. Divya was an AI and data science engineer for over two decades. Her...

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Bookish Love Notes: Connecting Via Snail Mail in the Age of
COVID-19

Bookish Love Notes: Connecting Via Snail Mail in the Age...

Last spring, during the first few weeks of the pandemic, I started sending postcards...

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How Reading Ebooks Changes Our Perception (And
Reviews)

How Reading Ebooks Changes Our Perception (And Reviews)

It’s safe to say, the reading ebooks vs print debate has been hashed out many a...

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Your Reading Pathway to Roxane Gay Books

Your Reading Pathway to Roxane Gay Books

Roxane Gay is an award-winning and prolific writer who does not let genre bind her....

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6 Great YA Authors Writing Romance Novels

6 Great YA Authors Writing Romance Novels

This list of six ya authors writing romance novels was originally published in our...

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6 Books That Give Voices to Forgotten Women in Our
Stories

6 Books That Give Voices to Forgotten Women in Our Stories

Some of the most well-known stories, myths, and legends centre heavily on the perspective...

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5 Great 2021 UK Middle Grade Novels to Check Out

5 Great 2021 UK Middle Grade Novels to Check Out

There are so many amazing UK middle grade books out there today, it’s becoming very...

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13 Picture Books to Read Instead of Seuss for Read Across
America

13 Picture Books to Read Instead of Seuss for Read Across...

Every year during the first week of March, without fail, schools across the country...

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MY HERO ACADEMIA Merch Items to Make you Squeal

MY HERO ACADEMIA Merch Items to Make you Squeal

With season 5 of the My Hero Academia anime set to begin airing in just over a month,...

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TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE

TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE

Skye Starling appears to have it all—an enviable Manhattan apartment, a cool and...

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THE LITTLE BUTTERFLY THAT COULD

THE LITTLE BUTTERFLY THAT COULD

Having achieved metamorphosis despite many fits and starts in The VERY Impatient...

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I LIKE TRAINS

I LIKE TRAINS

An anthropomorphic puppy tells readers right from the start, “I like playing with...

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HONEY FOR YOU, HONEY FOR ME

HONEY FOR YOU, HONEY FOR ME

This illustrated collection consists of verses sourced from historical anthologies...

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DIRTY GOLD

DIRTY GOLD

The co-authors, all journalists who have worked at the Miami Herald, closely examine...

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MINE!

MINE!

Law professors Heller and Salzman bring their expertise to bear on this cogent explanation...

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RAIN FOREST ANIMALS

RAIN FOREST ANIMALS

Two young human guides on the title page, one brown-skinned, one pink, beckon little...

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SUNDAY FUNDAY IN KOREATOWN

SUNDAY FUNDAY IN KOREATOWN

It’s “Sunday Funday,” and Yoomi, the black-and-white cat protagonist of No Kimchi...

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ANIMALS!

ANIMALS!

Mindful of the youngest children, the author keeps things simple by placing each...

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IN THE QUICK

IN THE QUICK

Her uncle has recently died when narrator June is sent to the school named for him...

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ANTONIO

ANTONIO

On the cusp of becoming the father of a baby boy to be named Antonio, Benjamim,...

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HUNTER'S CHOICE

HUNTER'S CHOICE

Hunter Higgins is 12, and it feels like his whole life has been leading to this...

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ENEMY COMBATANT

ENEMY COMBATANT

When he was growing up, Peter Shipman saw his father—once a fiery activist for civil...

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10 HIDDEN HEROES

10 HIDDEN HEROES

Shriver’s text invites readers to notice more than 50 heroic deeds in 10 illustrations....

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PERCY ST.-JOHN AND THE CHRONICLE OF SECRETS

PERCY ST.-JOHN AND THE CHRONICLE OF SECRETS

In 1911, Gabriel is a monk at the Benedictine Monastery of St. Ambrose in Switzerland...

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ALONE!

ALONE!

Cumulative in structure if not in narrative pattern, the rhymed tale begins with...

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THE LAST TREE

THE LAST TREE

Hammering on its message with more force than logic, this cheerless variation on...

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A MAN AT ARMS

A MAN AT ARMS

In Anno Domini 55, a 14-year-old Jewish boy named David witnesses a group of brigands...

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BEAUTIFUL DAY!

BEAUTIFUL DAY!

Pappa is loose with her syllable count but otherwise follows the form’s conventional...

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND HOW WE'LL FIX IT

CLIMATE CHANGE AND HOW WE'LL FIX IT

Though rightly suggesting that “climate crisis” is a more apt term than “climate...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Harlequin.com. Book Riot is teaming...

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March 2021 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations

March 2021 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations

Welcome to Book Riot’s March 2021 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations! Tons of great...

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Spring 2021 YA Paperbacks For Your TBR

Spring 2021 YA Paperbacks For Your TBR

If it hasn’t yet, chances are the weather will start to resemble spring in the northern...

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The History and Future of Singular They

The History and Future of Singular They

In some circles, it’s become a hot-button issue: the use of “they” (along with “their,”...

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10 Books About Black Women Activists of the Civil Rights
Movement

10 Books About Black Women Activists of the Civil Rights...

Activists dedicate their lives to changing the world. Octavia Butler opens The Parable...

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What Do Libraries Do?: 7 Services Your Public Library
(Probably) Offers

What Do Libraries Do?: 7 Services Your Public Library (Probably)...

Two addictive reads for fans of twisty psychological thrill-rides from New York...

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2021 LGBTQ Books by Black Authors to Preorder (And 10 That
Are Already Out)

2021 LGBTQ Books by Black Authors to Preorder (And 10 That...

Black LGBTQ books got a bump in June of 2020. With the George Floyd protests at...

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I Don’t Read Fan Fiction for the Plot

I Don’t Read Fan Fiction for the Plot

Or at least, the plot isn’t what’s most important to me most of the time. Hey! Get...

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Tango Delta: Celebrate the Perseverance Landing With 18
Books About Mars

Tango Delta: Celebrate the Perseverance Landing With 18...

February 18th, 2021, marked an astronomical day for humanity when NASA’s Perseverance...

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Your Ultimate Guide on Where to Buy Ebooks

Your Ultimate Guide on Where to Buy Ebooks

With so many electronic devices at our fingertips, knowing where to buy ebooks can...

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Sports Manga and Anime to Make You Smile

Sports Manga and Anime to Make You Smile

As we stare down the beginning of pandemic year two: electric boogaloo, things are...

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I BELIEVE IN YOU

I BELIEVE IN YOU

A pleasant day of berry-picking quickly turns nightmarish after the triceratops...

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WHAT'S SILLY HAIR DAY WITH NO HAIR?

WHAT'S SILLY HAIR DAY WITH NO HAIR?

Bea was born with a full head of hair, but before she turned 4, it had all fallen...

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CHESSBOXER

CHESSBOXER

“Intelligence and irritability are a bad combination,” writes 17-year-old Leah—and...

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THE BIG BEACH CLEANUP

THE BIG BEACH CLEANUP

The storyline of this thinly disguised lesson is straightforward. The aspiring castle-contest–contestant...

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LITTLE SPIRAL

LITTLE SPIRAL

Simmons describes this process as “almost like magic,” and Shirvington’s allusive...

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SON

SON

The second-person narration of the text (translated from Spanish) reads as though...

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A HOUSE WITHOUT WALLS

A HOUSE WITHOUT WALLS

Safiya is a 12-year-old girl whose life carried on normally despite the ongoing...

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NO BIRDS SING HERE

NO BIRDS SING HERE

Beckman is a would-be writer, and that’s putting it charitably. Malany is a poet...

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MILLIE-MAE THROUGH THE SEASONS

MILLIE-MAE THROUGH THE SEASONS

Each section begins with changes in the scenery around her red-roofed house and...

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ALL KINDS OF ANIMAL FAMILIES

ALL KINDS OF ANIMAL FAMILIES

The text is embraced by rainbow-stripe endpapers and a clear message that even though...

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POLICING AND RACE

POLICING AND RACE

Incidents such as the May 2020 death of George Floyd while in police custody increased...

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COVID-19 AND OTHER PANDEMICS

COVID-19 AND OTHER PANDEMICS

Each of the seven chapters in this work describes pandemics from different time...

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TO HELL WITH IT

TO HELL WITH IT

Fans of the formally innovative comic essayist Moore learned of his falling-out...

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SING OUT!

SING OUT!

The publisher has taken six well-known songs available individually or collectively...

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THE PERFECT FIT

THE PERFECT FIT

Although the circles assure her that her points don’t hurt, Triangle “felt like...

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EMBRACE YOUR BODY

EMBRACE YOUR BODY

Australian author Brumfitt is the founder of the Body Image Movement and the creator...

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WANDA

WANDA

In this South African story, brown-skinned Wanda, who has a huge crown of natural...

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EXTRAORDINARY!

EXTRAORDINARY!

Imagine “skipping through stars” and “harnessing unicorns.” Remember a “soft, quiet...

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THE BIGGEST THING OF ALL

THE BIGGEST THING OF ALL

Lily helps Grandma maintain her garden alongside her parents and Grandpa. As they...

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THE SPEAKING STONE

THE SPEAKING STONE

Early on, he confesses to an avidity for obituaries—not just the ones that mark...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 28, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 28, 2021

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

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THE EARL'S LADY GEOLOGIST

THE EARL'S LADY GEOLOGIST

It’s 1817, and Cassandra Linfield, an heiress and gifted geologist, wants nothing...

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DOG TRACKS

DOG TRACKS

Twelve-year-old Abby lives with her grandparents in Nibika, a small Canadian town....

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THE TWO FRIDAS

THE TWO FRIDAS

Using a 1950 entry from Kahlo’s diary (translated by an agency), Folì brings the...

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SHHH

SHHH

At the breakfast table, the multiracial family slurps cereal and plops a tea bag...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 27, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 27, 2021

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publisher of Tales from...

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BLACK WALL STREET BURNING

BLACK WALL STREET BURNING

Olivia Truluck is born to a family of Black farmers working their 41 acres in southwest...

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

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

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

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16 Middle Grade Historical Fiction Books By Black Authors:
The List List #438

16 Middle Grade Historical Fiction Books By Black Authors:...

Veritas and Ian have finally defeated their worst enemy, but their work isn’t done...

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Show Your Pride With These Lesbian Pulp Decorations and
Accessories!

Show Your Pride With These Lesbian Pulp Decorations and...

I have a fascination with lesbian pulp fiction covers. Sure, they are overtly homophobic,...

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#SaveBritney: 4 Young Adult Books If You Stan Britney
Spears

#SaveBritney: 4 Young Adult Books If You Stan Britney Spears

With renewed interest in the Princess of Pop’s life story following the release...

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For Your TBR: 2021 Asian Pacific American Award for
Literature Winners

For Your TBR: 2021 Asian Pacific American Award for Literature...

Every January, my TBR list welcomes a handful of new titles when the Asian Pacific...

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20 Biography Books For Kids To Help Them Dream Big

20 Biography Books For Kids To Help Them Dream Big

Somewhere between childhood and adulthood, I forgot how to dream for my life. It...

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Agatha Harkness: Everything You Need To Know, Including
WandaVision Theories

Agatha Harkness: Everything You Need To Know, Including...

You are probably reading this because you are either obsessed with Marvel’s WandaVision...

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15 Books About Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

15 Books About Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

The grief of miscarrying or losing a child during pregnancy can be so overwhelming....

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Joziah Jason: A Kid Reader and Podcaster on a
Mission

Joziah Jason: A Kid Reader and Podcaster on a Mission

Joziah Jason, a 10-year-old 5th grader, started a podcast to share his love of reading....

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Virtually Together: The Rise of Digital Book
Festivals

Virtually Together: The Rise of Digital Book Festivals

The COVID-19 pandemic shook up the world as we know it, and book festivals were...

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Literary Activism: How To Help Texas’s Recovery

Literary Activism: How To Help Texas’s Recovery

Though many parts of the Lone Star State are still without consistent power or safe...

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Do You Love Books and Hate Racism? Check out the KidLit
Against Anti-AAPI Racism Auction Fundraiser

Do You Love Books and Hate Racism? Check out the KidLit...

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there has been increasing hate and violence directed...

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Who Can Get Your Book Grades Accessibility in the Age of
Exclusives, Restrictive Licensing

Who Can Get Your Book Grades Accessibility in the Age of...

In an era when book accessibility seems to be greater than ever, is that perception...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Amazon Original Stories. Today’s...

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Ode To The Paperback Book

Ode To The Paperback Book

If you browse Bookstagram or book review blogs, you’re likely to see a parade of...

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Queer Historical Figures Who Need Books Written About Their
Lives

Queer Historical Figures Who Need Books Written About Their...

So many queer historical figures have been erased from history. These luminaries...

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Map of Mary Oliver: A Reading Pathway

Map of Mary Oliver: A Reading Pathway

Mary Oliver was a Pulitzer Prize–winning poet whose work on nature and the everyday...

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Rachel Hollis Is a Convenient Scapegoat

Rachel Hollis Is a Convenient Scapegoat

“Lifestyle Expert” Rachel Hollis is one of the internet’s favorite punching bags....

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6 Books To Help You Understand Your South Asian
Heritage

6 Books To Help You Understand Your South Asian Heritage

South Asian Literature is often treated as an appendage of post-colonial politics...

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That Time Batman Stopped All Crime Forever

That Time Batman Stopped All Crime Forever

Note: this article contains some outdated and potentially offensive language to...

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There’s Math in That Mystery! But First, Dessert.

There’s Math in That Mystery! But First, Dessert.

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

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Book Fetish: Volume 444

Book Fetish: Volume 444

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 444, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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15 Great Spy Books for Kids Who Love Spy Stories

15 Great Spy Books for Kids Who Love Spy Stories

Ever since I saw Spy Kids in 2001 I wanted to be a spy. I even had one of those...

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13 Ways of Looking at Sylvia Plath

13 Ways of Looking at Sylvia Plath

A note: readers who are sensitive to stories about people like Sylvia Plath who...

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ECONOMY HALL

ECONOMY HALL

The Société d’Economie et d’Assistance Mutuelle, born in 19th-century New Orleans,...

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AN ORPHAN WORLD

AN ORPHAN WORLD

The novel’s nameless narrator and his quirky, puerile father are on the brink of...

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HOME AGAIN 2020

HOME AGAIN 2020

In previous books in this saga, Lou Matters’ family survived a ghastly catastrophe...

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MISSING CHARLIE

MISSING CHARLIE

Nona May Taylor is a 23-year-old woman trapped in an 83-year-old body for the last...

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NIGHTHAWKING

NIGHTHAWKING

In this densely plotted novel, Tyler, nominally a cold case investigator, is recruited...

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BAD MEDICINE

BAD MEDICINE

As the story opens, Brad Parker, the chair of Boston Technological Institute’s department...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by House of Earth and Blood by Sarah...

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3 Great YA Books About DNA Tests

3 Great YA Books About DNA Tests

Book Riot is teaming up with Early Bird Books to give away a 1-year subscription...

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36 of the Best Book Lover Quotes for Readers

36 of the Best Book Lover Quotes for Readers

I have no idea what I’d do with myself if there were no books to read – they’re...

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I’d Rather Be Reading: My Pandemic Dating Life

I’d Rather Be Reading: My Pandemic Dating Life

In an unexpected turn of events, pandemic dating has been surprisingly successful....

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Virtual Book Festivals To Get Excited About In The Next
Three Months

Virtual Book Festivals To Get Excited About In The Next...

As we stretch into month 2,796 of this cursed pandemic, many of our favorite in-person...

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15 of the Best Romance Book Club Recommendations

15 of the Best Romance Book Club Recommendations

Is your book club ready to turn up the heat? Whether or not your club makes a habit...

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B-List Bonanza: Kier Domadi

B-List Bonanza: Kier Domadi

Raise your hand if you thought Han Solo was Leia Organa’s first love. It’s okay...

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20 Must-Read 2021 Young Adult Fantasy Releases

20 Must-Read 2021 Young Adult Fantasy Releases

Ever since I was a teen myself, devouring books by R.L. Stine and Ann M. Martin,...

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Most Popular Ebook Formats

A Beginner’s Guide to the Most Popular Ebook Formats

The publishing industry has been severely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, triggering...

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My Two Favorite Bookish Places in Seoul

My Two Favorite Bookish Places in Seoul

Disclaimer: Since the world is still very unpredictable at this time, we understand...

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All Things Typewriter Fetish For Fans of Old School
Goods

All Things Typewriter Fetish For Fans of Old School Goods

I live in a town with a vibrant typewriter history. In addition to owning my own...

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Meet The 2021 Audie Awards Finalists

Meet The 2021 Audie Awards Finalists

The Audio Publisher’s Association has announced the finalists for the 2021 Audie...

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F*CKING ARGENTINA AND 10 MORE TALES OF EXASPERATION

F*CKING ARGENTINA AND 10 MORE TALES OF EXASPERATION

Greenberg’s set of 11 tales starts with a dictionary definition of “exasperation,”...

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STRONG AS FIRE, FIERCE AS FLAME

STRONG AS FIRE, FIERCE AS FLAME

As per tradition, Meera and Krishna were married when she was just 4. When she turns...

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

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

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

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Black, Latinx, and Millennial Readers Are The Backbone of
The Book World

Black, Latinx, and Millennial Readers Are The Backbone...

Sorry Baby Boomers. Where Millennials have been put to task for killing things like...

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Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny Teaming Up On New
Political Mystery Novel

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny Teaming Up On New...

If you love political mysteries, you’re in for a treat this October when a novel...

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6 Audiobooks for Your LGBTQ+ Book Club

6 Audiobooks for Your LGBTQ+ Book Club

Book Riot is teaming up with Early Bird Books to give away a 1-year subscription...

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8 of the Best Book Series Ending in 2021

8 of the Best Book Series Ending in 2021

Charlaine Harris, the New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse...

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10 Speculative Short Story Collections to Enjoy in
2021

10 Speculative Short Story Collections to Enjoy in 2021

In early 2020 (which seems a millennia ago), I wrote about the definition(s) of...

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HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE Gifts That Will Capture Your
Heart

HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE Gifts That Will Capture Your Heart

There’s so many reasons to love Howl’s Moving Castle. From the fantastical plot...

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The Best Horror Book Subscriptions

The Best Horror Book Subscriptions

When you think of the perfect book box, do you imagine it dripping red onto the...

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Damn Fine Coffee: 7 Books About TWIN PEAKS

Damn Fine Coffee: 7 Books About TWIN PEAKS

The entire internet (well, some of us at least) suffered a day of baited breath...

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How a Dr. Seuss Book Was Just What I Needed

How a Dr. Seuss Book Was Just What I Needed

The country had been cooking in a vat of bad news for quite some time. After ten...

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7 Books About Death and Dying for Comfort During Tough
Times

7 Books About Death and Dying for Comfort During Tough...

Death despite being an integral part of our lives is anything but comforting. Be...

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9 Ways to Support Journalists Even if You’re Broke

9 Ways to Support Journalists Even if You’re Broke

Journalism, particularly local journalism, is in trouble. The problems are financial...

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10 Webtoons and Manga Like ONE PUNCH MAN

10 Webtoons and Manga Like ONE PUNCH MAN

Back in 2009, a creator named ONE began a webcomic about an overpowered superhero...

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LONG ISLAND ICED TINA

LONG ISLAND ICED TINA

Mia Carina is proud of the work she’s done on the Belle View Banquet Manor. Thanks...

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NUBIA

NUBIA

Instantly relatable 17-year-old Nubia is, in many ways, like any other teen girl—she...

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SHARING A SMILE

SHARING A SMILE

Sophie, a small girl, is inside her home with her grandfather watching the world...

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VASILISA

VASILISA

Vasilisa Petrovna Nikolayeva and her Babka (grandmother) were both named for Vasilisa...

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THE QUEEN

THE QUEEN

Though signs of an overarching storyline have yet to appear, this chapter, like...

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TRAGIC MAGIC

TRAGIC MAGIC

Brown’s first and most celebrated novel comes across as a kind of compacted day-in-the-life...

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FOR <i>ALL</i> THE
PEOPLE

FOR <i>ALL</i> THE PEOPLE

In the book’s introduction, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick describes Slaby...

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THE WAY YOU LOVE ME

THE WAY YOU LOVE ME

Superstar Paige Mills is popularly regarded as “Black America’s Sweetheart," but...

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THE MARRIAGE PASS

THE MARRIAGE PASS

Dorian is a young and successful cosmetic surgeon in Atlanta. He’s been in an on-again,...

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DAISY MOVES TO AMERICA

DAISY MOVES TO AMERICA

Daisy and her family move from England to the U.S. At her new school, kids tease...

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A WOLF AFTER MY OWN HEART

A WOLF AFTER MY OWN HEART

Lila Kai is used to being new in town, frequently uprooting her life when the mood...

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KG A TO Z

KG A TO Z

Like many sports and celebrity memoirs, this one is a mixed bag. Early in the book,...

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IT'S SO QUIET

IT'S SO QUIET

At first, with only the accompaniment of whirring moths and the click of a light,...

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RECLAIMING PATRIOTISM IN AN AGE OF EXTREMES

RECLAIMING PATRIOTISM IN AN AGE OF EXTREMES

“To be an American,” writes Yale professor and political scientist Smith, “is to...

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MIDNIGHT'S BORDERS

MIDNIGHT'S BORDERS

An India-born barrister, journalist, and photographer who worked for the U.N. war...

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HOT SEAT

HOT SEAT

The son of a GE worker, Immelt assumed the top position in 2001 after rising through...

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DARE TO MAKE HISTORY

DARE TO MAKE HISTORY

Lamoureux-Davidson and Lamoureux-Morando started playing competitive hockey when...

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GUILTY ADMISSIONS

GUILTY ADMISSIONS

Fans of Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin who hope to see the stars vindicated...

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WICKED ALL NIGHT

WICKED ALL NIGHT

Picking up right where Wicked Bite (2020) left off, vampire and rogue Law Guardian...

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HONEY GIRL

HONEY GIRL

Grace Porter, newly minted Ph.D. in astronomy, has done everything right—that is...

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Is it Worth Reading if I Forget Everything I Read?

Is it Worth Reading if I Forget Everything I Read?

My partner and I are both book nerds–we met working at a bookstore–but we don’t...

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

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

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

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8 Wonderful Libraries to Visit Post-Pandemic

8 Wonderful Libraries to Visit Post-Pandemic

In Dragon Hoops, a 2021 Michael L. Printz Honor recipient, New York Times bestselling...

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Riot Recommendation: 20 of Your Favorite YA Fairy
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Riot Recommendation: 20 of Your Favorite YA Fairy Tales

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

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25 of the Best Thought-Provoking Books

25 of the Best Thought-Provoking Books

Books do many things for us. They make us laugh, make us cry, scare the pants off...

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How The TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE Books Comforted Me
When I Needed It

How The TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE Books Comforted...

While watching the premiere of To All the Boys: Always and Forever, the final Netflix...

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10 Amazing Classics and Fairytale Queer Retellings You Need
to Read

10 Amazing Classics and Fairytale Queer Retellings You...

Retellings are amazing because authors take well-known stories and make them their...

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B-List Bonanza: Amilyn Holdo

B-List Bonanza: Amilyn Holdo

You may love her (I do). You may hate her. Either way, if you saw The Last Jedi,...

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5 of the Best Mystery Books Like DEAD TO ME

5 of the Best Mystery Books Like DEAD TO ME

This post about mystery books like Dead to Me was originally published in our mystery/thriller...

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6 Nerdtastic Romances Set at Fan Conventions

6 Nerdtastic Romances Set at Fan Conventions

Welcome to a list of good old romance books set in fan conventions. If you miss...

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Literary Tourism: Asheville, North Carolina

Literary Tourism: Asheville, North Carolina

Note: Asheville is amazing, but there’s a pandemic going on, y’all! Please use this...

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Hey 19: YA Books With 19-Year-Old Main Characters

Hey 19: YA Books With 19-Year-Old Main Characters

For many years, there was a call across social media for more YA books set in college....

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UTOPIA PR

UTOPIA PR

In the near future, the American government operates under the thumb of a dictatorial...

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MONEY BEAR

MONEY BEAR

Los Angeles–based U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service detective Nick Tanner has a reputation...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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LICORICE

LICORICE

In her collection, Bruno brings together more than 50 poems, some previously published...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Tales of the Astonishing Black Spark...

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11 Anticipated Books By Trans/Non-Binary Authors: The List
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11 Anticipated Books By Trans/Non-Binary Authors: The List...

Book Riot is teaming up with Early Bird Books to give away a 1-year subscription...

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Dark Academia Fans: Check Out This CHILLING ADVENTURES OF
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Dark Academia Fans: Check Out This CHILLING ADVENTURES...

Are you a big Chilling Adventures of Sabrina fan? Are you missing this bewitching...

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Recent and Upcoming Nonfiction Comic Releases

Recent and Upcoming Nonfiction Comic Releases

I know I’ve said it before but I’m going to say it again since it comes up periodically:...

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The Authors of Fonts: A History of Type Foundries

The Authors of Fonts: A History of Type Foundries

Recently we explored why Times New Roman, Arial, and Helvetica became some of the...

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12 Books Like THE SELECTION To Read After the Series

12 Books Like THE SELECTION To Read After the Series

After you’ve fallen in love with America Singer and Maxon Schreave, you may have...

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7 Audiobooks for Times When Being an Adult is Too
Much

7 Audiobooks for Times When Being an Adult is Too Much

There’s something particularly reassuring and downright optimistic about kids overcoming...

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11 Books About the Incarceration of Japanese Americans
During World War II

11 Books About the Incarceration of Japanese Americans...

On this day, February 19, Japanese Americans observe the Day of Remembrance, which...

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25 Must-Read 2021 Picture Books For Your Child’s
Bookshelves

25 Must-Read 2021 Picture Books For Your Child’s Bookshelves

A lot of excellent picture books are releasing in 2021, from books that celebrate...

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Quiz: Which Bridgerton Sibling Are You?

Quiz: Which Bridgerton Sibling Are You?

Ready for a Bridgerton quiz? There are eight of them, so you have a lot of possible...

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Ernest Frankenstein: In Search of a Missing
Character

Ernest Frankenstein: In Search of a Missing Character

SPOILER WARNING: Major spoilers ahead for Frankenstein by Mary Shelley In her groundbreaking...

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

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

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

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Whoops, We Got Vegas Married

Whoops, We Got Vegas Married

In both of the two most recently released episodes of When In Romance as of writing...

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Annotation: How to Get the Most Out of Your Books

Annotation: How to Get the Most Out of Your Books

Twenty years ago, in 2001, a paper called From the Margins to the Center: The Future...

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The 5 Best Dressed Characters in Manga

The 5 Best Dressed Characters in Manga

How does one define “best dressed?” That depends on which kind of “dressed” you’re...

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I Wrote A Poem After Every Book I Read in 2020

I Wrote A Poem After Every Book I Read in 2020

I wrote a poem after every book I read in 2020. I’m doing it again in 2021 and I...

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Mysteries for Escape Reading

Mysteries for Escape Reading

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

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Featured Trailer: SONS OF WAR 3: SINNERS by Nicholas
Sansbury Smith

Featured Trailer: SONS OF WAR 3: SINNERS by Nicholas Sansbury...

To fight evil, you must embrace evil. Book 3 in the Sons of War post-apocalyptic...

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Book Fetish: Volume 443

Book Fetish: Volume 443

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 443, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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21 Chinese History Books by #Ownvoices Authors

21 Chinese History Books by #Ownvoices Authors

The first time I traveled to China and marveled over the terra cotta warriors in...

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20+ Of The Best Book Newsletters For Readers

20+ Of The Best Book Newsletters For Readers

There is nothing quite so nice as having an inbox filled with smart missives from...

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Audiobooks to Make Chores More Interesting

Audiobooks to Make Chores More Interesting

You haven’t done laundry in a few weeks, your sink is overflowing with dirty dishes,...

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Audiofile SYNC Bringing More Free Audiobooks to Teens This
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Audiofile SYNC Bringing More Free Audiobooks to Teens This...

It’s hard to imagine doing anything outside when much of the US is suffering through...

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

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

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

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NEW ARCADIA

NEW ARCADIA

As a deadly virus decimates a future America, John Chambers takes refuge in virtual...

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WE CARRY THE FIRE

WE CARRY THE FIRE

As a minister with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and a seasoned grassroots...

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3 of the Best New Hard-Hitting YA Thrillers for Your
TBR

3 of the Best New Hard-Hitting YA Thrillers for Your TBR

Book Riot is teaming up with Early Bird Books to give away a 1-year subscription...

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Which Literary Lady Is Your Bookish Soulmate?

Which Literary Lady Is Your Bookish Soulmate?

Calling all book nerds looking for their literary lady loves! I recently created...

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11 of Our Favorite Literary Couples

11 of Our Favorite Literary Couples

Even though I have not read a lot of books that fall squarely in the romance genre,...

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Listen Up: Excellent Gifts for Audiobook Lovers

Listen Up: Excellent Gifts for Audiobook Lovers

Are you or someone you know obsessed with audiobooks? I know I am. When I worked...

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5 Shorter Novels From Around the World

5 Shorter Novels From Around the World

Sometimes I want a shorter novel to keep my reading going. If you’re in a reading...

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6 of the Best Books for Fans of Netflix’s HISTORY OF SWEAR
WORDS

6 of the Best Books for Fans of Netflix’s HISTORY OF SWEAR...

Netflix and Nicholas Cage have granted us quite the auditory gift with their new...

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Fashion Heroes: Beast Boy

Fashion Heroes: Beast Boy

In my semi-regular Fashion Disasters series, I highlight the poor sartorial choices...

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7 Gorgeous Guided Visual Journals

7 Gorgeous Guided Visual Journals

Journaling can be a great tool to explore ideas and feelings. They can be useful...

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5 Recent Essay Collections You Won’t Want to Miss

5 Recent Essay Collections You Won’t Want to Miss

These days I’m reading more essay collections than ever before. This is partly because...

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Makeup Inspired By The Quarantine Cuties’ Beloved
Books

Makeup Inspired By The Quarantine Cuties’ Beloved Books

This has been a long, strange journey. We’ve all traveled this road in different...

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TEDDY

TEDDY

Though the background dissolves at need into various historical scenes, it’s the...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by NOVL. Today’s Featured Deals $2.99And...

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5 of the Best Audiobooks About Food and Cuisine

5 of the Best Audiobooks About Food and Cuisine

Book Riot is teaming up with Early Bird Books to give away a 1-year subscription...

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Riot Recommendation: What Are Your Favorite YA
Fairytales?

Riot Recommendation: What Are Your Favorite YA Fairytales?

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

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10 of the Best Bookish Holidays and How to Celebrate
Them

10 of the Best Bookish Holidays and How to Celebrate Them

So the holiday season is over, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t more things to...

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Post-Publication Corrections: How and Why

Post-Publication Corrections: How and Why

When Naomi Wolf’s 2019 release Outrages proved to be built on an erroneous premise...

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What is the Little Free Library Unbound Digital Event
Series?

What is the Little Free Library Unbound Digital Event Series?

Little Free Library Unbound is a digital event series hosting various authors, LFL...

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12 Great Workplace Fantasy Novels to Maintain a Magical
Outlook

12 Great Workplace Fantasy Novels to Maintain a Magical...

Does your magical employment involve spreadsheets, scheduling, emails, and a corporate...

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10 of the Best Fantasy Comics Fit to Print

10 of the Best Fantasy Comics Fit to Print

The world might be looking a little brighter with vaccines on the rise and truth...

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9 Books That Were Made to be Reread

9 Books That Were Made to be Reread

Vladimir Nabokov once said: “Curiously enough, one cannot read a book; one can only reread...

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I Read Slower Now and Maybe That’s a Good Thing

I Read Slower Now and Maybe That’s a Good Thing

For as long as I’ve had a reading life, it has largely been defined by two facts:...

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50 Must-Read Love Stories

50 Must-Read Love Stories

I’m a huge romance reader. I will read pretty much anything as long as it has some...

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CALHOUN

CALHOUN

Elder, a professor of history at Baylor, observes that the recent rise of conservative...

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SONS OF WAR 3

SONS OF WAR 3

Undercover officers Andre “Moose” Clarke and Dominic Salvatore, along with Namid...

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ALL GIRLS

ALL GIRLS

Each chapter is told from a different perspective, presenting a broad range of empathetic...

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FIRST COMES LIKE

FIRST COMES LIKE

Jia Ahmed is a well-known internet sensation for her makeup tutorials and beauty...

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THE WITCH OF EYE

THE WITCH OF EYE

There is an idea that those who describe themselves as witches are following traditions...

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THE THIRD MAN

THE THIRD MAN

As the leader of Canada’s governing Liberal Party for nearly three decades and as...

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THE SUM OF US

THE SUM OF US

Former Demos president McGhee undertook her first project for the organization by...

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THE MISSION HOUSE

THE MISSION HOUSE

Lightly yet deftly crafted, hovering in tone somewhere between comedy, tragedy,...

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AMERICAN DELIRIUM

AMERICAN DELIRIUM

As González’s English-language debut begins, three parallel narratives are intercut....

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SHY WILLOW

SHY WILLOW

The outdoors can be scary for a small rabbit, and Willow’s favorite quiet and cozy...

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ONE DROP

ONE DROP

“Is Blackness a matter of biology or consciousness? Who determines who is Black...

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FORTUNE'S MANY HOUSES

FORTUNE'S MANY HOUSES

TV producer Welfare creates a vibrant portrait of British society through his animated,...

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THE MEMORY THEATER

THE MEMORY THEATER

When Augusta stole Thistle’s name, she trapped him in the Gardens, forcing him to...

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THE JADE BONES

THE JADE BONES

Picking up where The Seventh Sun (2020) left off, this entry finds Mayana and Ahkin...

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DANGEROUS WOMEN

DANGEROUS WOMEN

In April 1841, the Rajah leaves London for Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania). Onboard...

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AS YOU WERE

AS YOU WERE

“As you were” is militarese for “disregard the immediately previous order,” but...

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WANT ME

WANT ME

In her savvy, deliciously racy debut memoir, Jezebel senior staff writer Clark-Flory...

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THE BLACK CHURCH

THE BLACK CHURCH

In a companion book to a PBS documentary, renowned historian Gates delves into the...

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UNSUNG

UNSUNG

“Focusing on the voices and actions of formerly enslaved Black people and lesser-known...

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JACK STERLING AND THE SPEAR OF DESTINY

JACK STERLING AND THE SPEAR OF DESTINY

Jack Sterling runs a salvage and boat recovery service in Florida. While on a job,...

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

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

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

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The 2021 Summer Scares Horror Winners Are Here

The 2021 Summer Scares Horror Winners Are Here

Whether you’re a huge fan of all things horror or are ready to dip your toes into...

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5 Reader’s Advisory Books for Librarians

5 Reader’s Advisory Books for Librarians

When Cordelia Hatmaker’s father vanishes on an ingredient expedition, Cordelia refuses...

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Get Your Nostalgia On With These Magazines From Your
Youth

Get Your Nostalgia On With These Magazines From Your Youth

Remember magazines? Sure, many still exist whether in print or online, but the heydays...

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Reading Pathways: Terry Pratchett’s Discworld

Reading Pathways: Terry Pratchett’s Discworld

I suppose it’s time to confess my sins before the masses. I’ve been a fantasy lover...

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How Poetry Is Helping Me Through The Pandemic

How Poetry Is Helping Me Through The Pandemic

It used to be that once a month on Saturday night, you’d find me at the Hayti Heritage...

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Second Annual Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in
Romantic Fiction Announced

Second Annual Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic...

Yesterday morning, The Ripped Bodice Bookstore in Culver City, California announced...

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The Best Subscription Boxes for Book Lovers

The Best Subscription Boxes for Book Lovers

Are you ready to treat your self and your shelf to a book subscription service?...

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Let it Snow! 10 Children’s Books About Snow

Let it Snow! 10 Children’s Books About Snow

BRRR! It’s the perfect time to read children’s books about snow. In many parts of...

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Picking the Right Audiobook Version With Different or Same
Narrators

Picking the Right Audiobook Version With Different or Same...

Audiobooks are godsent — they make our bookish lives so much easier. Though some...

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DC’s Infinite Frontier Is Still a Boys’ Club

DC’s Infinite Frontier Is Still a Boys’ Club

Well, folks, DC is rebooting their universe yet again. With the conclusion of Death...

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THE COMPLEAT VICTORY

THE COMPLEAT VICTORY

The Battle of Saratoga, which took place over three weeks, was really a series of...

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HEADSTRONG HALLIE!

HEADSTRONG HALLIE!

She’s seen it devastate the forests, and it’s come terrifyingly close to her own...

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PASSPORTS AND PACIFIERS

PASSPORTS AND PACIFIERS

Jain shares amusing anecdotes and things she’s learned during her journeys with...

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COVID CHRONICLES

COVID CHRONICLES

As the pandemic lengthened and deepened, the response across the comics community...

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

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

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Happily Ever After Newsletter from St....

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ROLLER RINK STARLIGHT

ROLLER RINK STARLIGHT

When Hart was 14, the Alaskan Roller Rink was the perfect place to start growing...

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

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

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

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Chinese New Year Books for Children

Chinese New Year Books for Children

When I was growing up, I was the only kid in my class who knew what Chinese New...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline...

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Diverse Books On Hold in Utah School District

Diverse Books On Hold in Utah School District

Parents at Horizon Elementary School in Murray, Utah, were upset last month when...

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5 Rom-Com Novels for Valentine’s Day: The List List
#436

5 Rom-Com Novels for Valentine’s Day: The List List #436

"A timely look at generations of trauma and inaction." - Bustle. For fans of Amanda...

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Spring 2021 Comics Preview

Spring 2021 Comics Preview

Oh, look! A polar vortex and double snowstorm special! Again! At least we’re back...

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20 Must-Read Funny Kids Books

20 Must-Read Funny Kids Books

There’s nothing better to encourage young readers than funny kids books. A humorous...

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25 of the Best Kindle Unlimited Romance Books in 2021 You
Can Read Right Now

25 of the Best Kindle Unlimited Romance Books in 2021 You...

I’ve told you about the Best Kindle Unlimited Books of 2019, the Best Kindle Unlimited...

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In Praise of Mediocre Books

In Praise of Mediocre Books

Like many avid readers, I often toss around some version of the phrase “life’s too...

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Gorgeous Wheel Of Time Art For Your Walls

Gorgeous Wheel Of Time Art For Your Walls

These days, the internet is loaded with creative people ready and willing to manufacture...

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5-ish Delectable Edible Book Festivals

5-ish Delectable Edible Book Festivals

Did you know that International Edible Book Day is coming up? It is! April 1, appropriately,...

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QUIZ: Find Your Valentine’s Book Date

QUIZ: Find Your Valentine’s Book Date

Book nerds know there’s no better date than a good book. Think Bumble can give you...

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What’s Your Number?: 5 Modern Enneagram Books

What’s Your Number?: 5 Modern Enneagram Books

While the enneagram has been around for decades, it’s grown in popularity in recent...

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Archives, Archivists, and Dealing With the Trump
Presidency

Archives, Archivists, and Dealing With the Trump Presidency

Following the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, more than 300 historians and...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Crimson Lake Road by Victor Methos....

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Alone Together Now: 9 Books About Life During
COVID-19

Alone Together Now: 9 Books About Life During COVID-19

From the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna to the unprecedented...

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Book Fetish: Volume 442

Book Fetish: Volume 442

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 442, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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25 Must-Read Sports Books for Kids

25 Must-Read Sports Books for Kids

Looking for some sports books for kids? These beautiful picture books will bring...

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Zora Neale Hurston: Writer, Folklorist, Anthropologist,
Activist

Zora Neale Hurston: Writer, Folklorist, Anthropologist,...

You may have heard of Zora Neale Hurston in your high school American Literature...

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6 Ways to Support Your Local Library During Library Lovers
Month

6 Ways to Support Your Local Library During Library Lovers...

For the shortest month of the year, February is jam-packed with reasons to celebrate....

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2021 Trend: Fake Dating Books Galore

2021 Trend: Fake Dating Books Galore

By no means is the idea of fake dating a new concept in the literary world. It’s...

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Our Favorite Fictional Girl Gangs

Our Favorite Fictional Girl Gangs

In a world that loves to underplay the strength and the possibility of female solidarity,...

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Reducing the Environmental Toll of Paper in the Publishing
Industry

Reducing the Environmental Toll of Paper in the Publishing...

It can get very complex to quantify the environmental impact of the publishing industry....

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My Favorite Witches in Comics

My Favorite Witches in Comics

Witches, like so many archetypes, change with the times. Beyond the ability to use...

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Not Dark Mysteries

Not Dark Mysteries

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

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CALCULATED

CALCULATED

“Josephine. Octavia. Double 8. Mila. Phoenix.” Josephine Rivers had so many names...

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UP FOR AIR

UP FOR AIR

Ariana “Ari” Goody Hendricks has always done the right thing. Married to her sweetheart,...

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2021 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists Announced

2021 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists Announced

In December I told you about the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards Longlist. As promised,...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by All Boys Aren't Blue by George M....

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4 Swoonworthy YA Romances for Valentine’s Day

4 Swoonworthy YA Romances for Valentine’s Day

Book Riot is teaming up with Early Bird Books to give away a 1-year subscription...

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LeVar Burton’s Literacy Legacy Continues With PEN/Faulkner
Honor

LeVar Burton’s Literacy Legacy Continues With PEN/Faulkner...

For 23 years, from 1983 to 2006, the television program Reading Rainbow fostered...

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How to Get Away With Murdering a Character

How to Get Away With Murdering a Character

SPOILER WARNING: Big time spoilers ahead for Hunger Games, Poppy Wars, Scandal,...

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Quiz: Who Is Your Literary Soulmate?

Quiz: Who Is Your Literary Soulmate?

The best thing about your literary soulmate is they’re always there when you need...

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The Best Free Kindle Books of 2021

The Best Free Kindle Books of 2021

One of the best parts about owning a Kindle is the convenience. Within moments of...

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What Rioters Miss Most About Comic Book Conventions

What Rioters Miss Most About Comic Book Conventions

While hope is on the horizon with the vaccines, it’s unlikely it’s going to be safe...

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Introducing My Toddler to The Baby-Sitters Club

Introducing My Toddler to The Baby-Sitters Club

I have loved The Baby-Sitters Club for close to three decades now. It is the series...

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Check ‘Em Out: Library Stickers for Library Lovers

Check ‘Em Out: Library Stickers for Library Lovers

One of my favorite activities as a kid was exchanging stickers with friends. When...

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What is Documentary Poetry? 5 Contemporary Works to Get You
Started

What is Documentary Poetry? 5 Contemporary Works to Get...

In popular culture, the documentary genre is usually associated with film and photography....

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16 of the Best Self-Love Books

16 of the Best Self-Love Books

The best self-love books help you to cultivate a long-lasting positive relationship...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by the Happily Ever After Newsletter...

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5 of the Best Young Adult Audiobooks

5 of the Best Young Adult Audiobooks

Book Riot is teaming up with the Happily Ever After newsletter from St. Martin’s...

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15 Nonfiction Black History Books to Read This Month

15 Nonfiction Black History Books to Read This Month

Humans have been around for hundreds of thousands of years. We have learned; we...

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A Treasure Trove of Etsy Bookmarks

A Treasure Trove of Etsy Bookmarks

Bookmarks mean serious business. As a reader, you know that. A bookmark is one of...

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Judging a Book Cover by Its Color

Judging a Book Cover by Its Color

Okay, do me a favor, Book Riot readers. The next time you’re near your bookshelf,...

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15 Cute LGBT Books to Lift Your Spirits

15 Cute LGBT Books to Lift Your Spirits

For so long, whenever books starring queer characters were published, they were...

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B-List Bonanza: Katie’s Cats

B-List Bonanza: Katie’s Cats

Random House Graphics has been absolutely killing it with their kids’ graphic novels...

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6 Caribbean Children’s and YA Book Authors

6 Caribbean Children’s and YA Book Authors

What do you know about the Caribbean? Do you know of any authors from the region?...

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The Revelations Of Rereading

The Revelations Of Rereading

As y’all may know, the Book Riot offices are closed between Christmas and New Year’s...

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7 Books for Fans of THIS IS US

7 Books for Fans of THIS IS US

I started watching This Is Us on a sleepless Saturday night, mostly unaware of the...

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10 Ways to Promote Children’s Literacy at Home

10 Ways to Promote Children’s Literacy at Home

In a coronavirus world, many families are worried about their children falling behind...

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THE FOUR WINDS

THE FOUR WINDS

“Hope is a coin I carry: an American penny, given to me by a man I came to love....

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FAITHLESS IN DEATH

FAITHLESS IN DEATH

Dallas and Detective Delia Peabody’s snap forensic analysis in the apartment of...

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THE SPINSTER AND THE RAKE

THE SPINSTER AND THE RAKE

It’s 1795, and Edward Stanhope, the Duke of Thornfield, is beset by a house party...

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A NIGHT AT THE FARM

A NIGHT AT THE FARM

The farmer has put in a full day on her farm, and she is ready for some rest. But...

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HUNGRY HEARTS

HUNGRY HEARTS

The book stems from Together Live, an on-stage event that ran from 2016 to 2020,...

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OFF THE CHARTS

OFF THE CHARTS

The author has four albums, three Nashville competition wins, and 12 song placements...

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FALLING FROM TREES

FALLING FROM TREES

This set of loosely connected stories touches on a wide range of timely and universal...

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THIS IS NOT NORMAL

THIS IS NOT NORMAL

Covid-19, Donald Trump, cyberwarfare: All these are signs that things are not “normal.”...

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SUMMER BROTHER

SUMMER BROTHER

Since his parents split up, Brian Chevalier hasn’t seen his mother or his older...

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THE SINNER

THE SINNER

Manchester drug kingpin Dean Foley’s 2014 deal with the Romanians turns out to be...

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SORROW AND BLISS

SORROW AND BLISS

British magazine columnist Martha Friel has just turned 40, and Patrick, her long-suffering...

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BUGSY SIEGEL

BUGSY SIEGEL

Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (1906-1947) is the first gangster to be included in the...

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CURVE OF THE DRAGON

CURVE OF THE DRAGON

Will Taylor is a quick-witted electrical engineer who takes on odd jobs—some legal,...

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THE PRINCESS SPY

THE PRINCESS SPY

Loftis, a lawyer and author of nonfiction espionage thrillers who last wrote about...

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THIS IS HOW THEY TELL ME THE WORLD ENDS

THIS IS HOW THEY TELL ME THE WORLD ENDS

Perlroth opens with the 2017 attack of Ukraine’s infrastructure on the part of Russian...

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THE NEW NORMAL

THE NEW NORMAL

Ashton, chief medical correspondent for ABC News, dismisses the often heard refrain...

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GEORGE WASHINGTON

GEORGE WASHINGTON

Stewart begins with the French and Indian War, during which Washington achieved...

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NOAH'S ARK

NOAH'S ARK

Even those unfamiliar with Highlights magazine or its find-the-hidden-objects pages...

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WILD RAIN

WILD RAIN

Spring Lee had a rough beginning, losing both of her parents, being thrown out by...

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IN MEMORY OF MEMORY

IN MEMORY OF MEMORY

In a work that crosses the boundaries of fiction and nonfiction, Russian poet and...

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

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

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

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Academic Libraries Aren’t Just for Writing Papers

Academic Libraries Aren’t Just for Writing Papers

Artist Claire Beaudry Chase is preparing her latest shadow box exhibit, and one...

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8 Own Voices Children’s Books About Black History

8 Own Voices Children’s Books About Black History

Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide...

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Where Are The Board Books Featuring Disabled People?

Where Are The Board Books Featuring Disabled People?

I didn’t expect to get pregnant during a global pandemic, and I certainly didn’t...

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Ode to the Emergency Book

Ode to the Emergency Book

It has been a long time since we have needed the humble emergency book. Back before...

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The Passionate Life of Emily Dickinson

The Passionate Life of Emily Dickinson

When I first learned about Emily Dickinson in school, they essentially told us she...

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5 Queer Graphic Novels and Memoirs You Won’t Want to Miss in
2021

5 Queer Graphic Novels and Memoirs You Won’t Want to Miss...

If these five are any indication, 2021 is going to be an amazing year for queer...

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Mystery Books Set Around the World and in the Woods

Mystery Books Set Around the World and in the Woods

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

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4 Poetry Collections That Break the Mold

4 Poetry Collections That Break the Mold

Poetry has a long history of being the medium through which writers, who may be...

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5 Incisive Dystopian Books on the Economy and Work
Culture

5 Incisive Dystopian Books on the Economy and Work Culture

When I read Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World in high school, I hated it. Absolutely...

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5 Compelling Memoirs From Doctors

5 Compelling Memoirs From Doctors

Recently I was at an Emergency Room (luckily nothing too serious) and got to talking...

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WALK IN MY COMBAT BOOTS

WALK IN MY COMBAT BOOTS

In this wide-ranging, consistently absorbing collection, the authors cover the entire...

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

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 7, 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 February 6, 2021

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

This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Happily Ever After Newsletter. Today’s...

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The Obama Presidential Center and Library Breaking Ground
This Year

The Obama Presidential Center and Library Breaking Ground...

It’s been a long time reaching this point but it is finally happening. The Barack...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by our One Last Stop ARC Giveaway! Today’s...

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10 Spy Novels With Women Protagonists: The List List
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10 Spy Novels With Women Protagonists: The List List #435

The List List is a weekly roundup of the best bookish lists! at Brightly: 10 Books...

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The History of the Bookworm

The History of the Bookworm

As a kid, I was scolded by my librarian for trying to check out The Outsiders by...

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Rock Out and Read: Anime Soundtracks to Enjoy With Your
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Rock Out and Read: Anime Soundtracks to Enjoy With Your...

Not everyone likes to have music on while they’re reading, which, fair enough. Sound...

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Community Focused Mysteries

Community Focused Mysteries

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

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50 of the Best Kindle Unlimited Books You Can Read in
2021

50 of the Best Kindle Unlimited Books You Can Read in 2021

The perfect way to start a new year is to know which are the Best Kindle Unlimited...

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An Introduction to Wuxia Novels

An Introduction to Wuxia Novels

If you’ve spent any amount of time on social media during the past year, you’ve...

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The Best Places to Find Cheap Books Online

The Best Places to Find Cheap Books Online

If you’re tight on cash and the book you want isn’t available at your local library,...

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Back-Talking The Tone Police: Book People Are Not Your
Enemy

Back-Talking The Tone Police: Book People Are Not Your...

Jezebel recently published an article by Joanna Mang titled “We Have To Save Books...

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6 Under 6: Short Audiobooks That Enhance The Reading
Experience

6 Under 6: Short Audiobooks That Enhance The Reading Experience

I love short audiobooks! Six hours feels just right. It’s long enough to build an...

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9 Books About Mindfulness For Kids

9 Books About Mindfulness For Kids

Until recently, I’d never thought about books about mindfulness for kids. However,...

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POINT OF RECKONING

POINT OF RECKONING

Trinity College, in Durham, North Carolina, became Duke University in 1924 following...

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GHOSTS OF THE PAST

GHOSTS OF THE PAST

In 1945, Maj. Max Hignite, a talented pilot in the German Luftwaffe, is given a...

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

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

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Book Fetish: Volume 441

Book Fetish: Volume 441

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 441, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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Fearless and Fantastic Adventure Books for Kids

Fearless and Fantastic Adventure Books for Kids

Every kid (and kid-at-heart) loves an adventure story, and children’s literature...

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10 Books Like THE VANISHING HALF

10 Books Like THE VANISHING HALF

I’m guessing you’re here because you read and loved The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett’s...

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5 Nonfiction Books From 2020 That Challenge Mainstream Queer
Narratives

5 Nonfiction Books From 2020 That Challenge Mainstream...

There is one particular kind of queer book that I seek out hungrily in my reading...

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United States Artists Announces the 2021 Class of
Fellows

United States Artists Announces the 2021 Class of Fellows

The United States Artists (USA) announced its 2021 class of Fellows yesterday, and...

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It Takes a Village: How School Librarians Support Virtual
Learning

It Takes a Village: How School Librarians Support Virtual...

It’s no secret that virtual learning has been a challenge in the United States....

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Why We’re Okay With Life Being Consistently Weirder Than
Fiction

Why We’re Okay With Life Being Consistently Weirder Than...

“Life is always going to be stranger than fiction, because fiction has to be convincing,...

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3 of my Favorite Demons in Manga

3 of my Favorite Demons in Manga

The last few weeks have been so wholesome: my favorite single dads in manga, favorite...

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15 Funny Romance Novels For Your TBR

15 Funny Romance Novels For Your TBR

Funny romance novels aren’t just for summer reading lists! Romantic comedies make...

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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS But With Murder

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS But With Murder

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

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BISHOP'S GAMBIT

BISHOP'S GAMBIT

In Bishop Takes Knight (2019), Henrietta “Rhett” Bishop began work at New York City–based...

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STAMPED Facing Removal from Texas HS Reading List After
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STAMPED Facing Removal from Texas HS Reading List After...

A parent at Westwood High School in Austin, Texas is attempting to remove Stamped:...

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

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

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

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12 Great February 2021 YA Releases to TBR

12 Great February 2021 YA Releases to TBR

The Enchantée duology by Gita Trelease follows an orphaned girl in Paris who utilizes...

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The Free Black Women’s Library Celebrating Black Women and
Nonbinary Writers

The Free Black Women’s Library Celebrating Black Women...

It’s 7:30 p.m. After ten minutes of attempting to adjust my earpiece, another ten...

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Quiz: What Book Should You Read Based On Your Schitt’s Creek
Life?

Quiz: What Book Should You Read Based On Your Schitt’s...

Schitt’s Creek is the little Canadian Sitcom that could.  Sadly, it ended last year. Happily,...

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12 Female Friendship Books for Galentine’s Day

12 Female Friendship Books for Galentine’s Day

Galentine’s Day: it’s the best day of the year! A day to celebrate all things friendship....

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Books About Love: 14 Nonfiction Titles for Every
Romance

Books About Love: 14 Nonfiction Titles for Every Romance

The 14th of February. Can’t wait? Dreading it? Couldn’t care less? However you’re...

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Native and Indigenous YA Nonfiction for Your TBR

Native and Indigenous YA Nonfiction for Your TBR

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

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The Best LGBTQ+ Book Subscription Boxes

The Best LGBTQ+ Book Subscription Boxes

Finding quality LGBTQ+ books can sometimes be a bit tricky. Luckily, recent advocacy...

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6 Books to Check Out if You Loved HAMNET by Maggie
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6 Books to Check Out if You Loved HAMNET by Maggie O’Farrell

William Shakespeare’s son Hamnet died in 1596 at age 11, but few details are confirmed...

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Early Iron Man Comics Are Weird — Or Are They?

Early Iron Man Comics Are Weird — Or Are They?

Iron Man! The most technologically advanced hero to come out of the 1960s! So why...

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The Perfect Bookish Gifts for Kids

The Perfect Bookish Gifts for Kids

One of the most common requests I get for literary goods posts is rounding up some...

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RESETTING THE TABLE

RESETTING THE TABLE

Political scientist Paarlberg, who teaches public policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School,...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by This is Not the Jess Show by Anna...

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6 Great Audiobooks in Translation

6 Great Audiobooks in Translation

Book Riot is teaming up with the Happily Ever After newsletter from St. Martin’s...

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Quiz: Which YA Book for ’90s Kids Should You Read
Next?

Quiz: Which YA Book for ’90s Kids Should You Read Next?

The year is 1998 and like any other teenager Jess Flynn is just trying to survive...

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8 Great Queer Science Fiction Books

8 Great Queer Science Fiction Books

Ancillary Justice meets Red, White & Royal Blue in Winter’s Orbit, Everina Maxwell’s...

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Readers Fell In Love With These Top Romance Books On
Amazon

Readers Fell In Love With These Top Romance Books On Amazon

Whether you’re team Valentine’s Day or not, romance novels are a mainstay in the...

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15 Popular Indigenous Books from 2020

15 Popular Indigenous Books from 2020

2020 was a long year, but it was also a prolific year for the writing community....

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YA LGBTQ+ Book Recommendations Based on Your Attachment
Style

YA LGBTQ+ Book Recommendations Based on Your Attachment...

There are thousands of book recommendations based on your Myers-Briggs and Enneagram....

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Mystery Authors Writing in TV and Film

Mystery Authors Writing in TV and Film

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

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Living With Bipolar Disorder: 4 YA Books That Got Me Through
My Mania

Living With Bipolar Disorder: 4 YA Books That Got Me Through...

I remember the sleepless nights in college when I would not know exactly what was...

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#SuperheroProblems: So You’re Old All of a Sudden

#SuperheroProblems: So You’re Old All of a Sudden

Superheroism is a young person’s game. Granted, there are several loopholes to that...

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8 Fake Dating Romance Novels

8 Fake Dating Romance Novels

With the overwhelming success of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Bridgerton,...

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THE SNAIL WITH THE RIGHT HEART

THE SNAIL WITH THE RIGHT HEART

Author Popova takes readers on a journey through time, beginning with the emergence...

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OSNAT AND HER DOVE

OSNAT AND HER DOVE

Born the daughter of a learned rabbi, Osnat Barzani convinced him to teach her Hebrew...

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AND THEN SHE VANISHED

AND THEN SHE VANISHED

In the summer of 1997, Joseph Bridgeman took his little sister, Amy, to the local...

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CAN YOU WHISTLE, JOHANNA?

CAN YOU WHISTLE, JOHANNA?

To find him one, Ulf brings Berra to an old folks home, where they meet Ned, and...

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DEAR KAMALA

DEAR KAMALA

After Barack Obama was elected, Brooks-Bertram, an activist, historian, and co-founder...

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A HISTORY OF WHAT COMES NEXT

A HISTORY OF WHAT COMES NEXT

Mia Freed and her mother, Sarah, are members of the Kibsu, an all-women society...

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FLASH FACTS

FLASH FACTS

Credited to 20 writers and illustrators in various combinations, the 10 episodes...

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SLIME FOR DINNER

SLIME FOR DINNER

Moldy mozzarella! In the wake of a pretend (or perhaps real!) heist, a mystery-themed...

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WHERE IS THE DRAGON?

WHERE IS THE DRAGON?

He orders his three knights to go out into the dark night to save his realm—and,...

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HABITATS

HABITATS

In crowded settings created with blocky, geometric shapes Newman packs in stylized...

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THE CONVERSATION

THE CONVERSATION

Making his book debut, social psychologist Livingston distills his professional...

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THE REBELLIOUS LIFE OF MRS. ROSA PARKS (YOUNG READERS
EDITION)

THE REBELLIOUS LIFE OF MRS. ROSA PARKS (YOUNG READERS EDITION)

Parks, renowned for her role as the catalyst in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, was...

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THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF AIDAN S. (AS TOLD TO HIS
BROTHER)

THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF AIDAN S. (AS TOLD TO HIS...

When 12-year-old Aidan goes missing, his family and community members search everywhere...

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GIRLS WITH BRIGHT FUTURES

GIRLS WITH BRIGHT FUTURES

Winnie Pressley is at the top of her senior class, so when her college counselor...

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WE CAN ONLY SAVE OURSELVES

WE CAN ONLY SAVE OURSELVES

Two days before she will surely be crowned homecoming queen—how could it be otherwise?—Alice...

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THE SPIRIT OF MUSIC

THE SPIRIT OF MUSIC

A founding member of the jazz-tinged bluegrass (or perhaps bluegrass-tinged jazz)...

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THE GREATEST SHOWPENGUIN

THE GREATEST SHOWPENGUIN

All of Poppy’s family have been performers for generations, passing down their skills...

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DEAREST JOSEPHINE

DEAREST JOSEPHINE

In the present day, Josie De Clare hopes to use the months before university to...

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FOUR HUNDRED SOULS

FOUR HUNDRED SOULS

In order to tell the story of Black America, acclaimed scholar Kendi and award-winning...

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MIKI GETS DRESSED

MIKI GETS DRESSED

The relatively fragile tabs won’t survive more than a few hard yanks, but the motions...

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What’s The “Other Side?”: A Clash Over Voting Rights History
in Louisiana Library

What’s The “Other Side?”: A Clash Over Voting Rights History...

Are there opposing views to voting rights history in the United States? According...

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

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

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by NextbookIt - Forget the bookstore....

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Tips and Tricks on Building Your Library Collection

Tips and Tricks on Building Your Library Collection

Instant Digital Card - Bring new users to your library in just 30 seconds. Did you...

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9 Modern Novels About the Quarter-Life Crisis

9 Modern Novels About the Quarter-Life Crisis

Jenny McLaine’s life is falling apart. Her friendships are flagging. Her body has...

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February 2021 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations

February 2021 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations

Welcome to Book Riot’s February 2021 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations! It may...

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9 Mesmerizing Debut Novels You Won’t Want to Miss in
2021

9 Mesmerizing Debut Novels You Won’t Want to Miss in 2021

The new year has arrived, and it’s bringing a slew of buzzy new titles to your bookshelves....

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In Their Own Words: #OwnVoices Black History YA
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In Their Own Words: #OwnVoices Black History YA Books

Back in 2014, I pulled together a timeline of Black history YA fiction that showcased...

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Your Go-To Guide to MY HERO ACADEMIA Characters

Your Go-To Guide to MY HERO ACADEMIA Characters

Reading manga has helped me regain my reading groove. I can’t quite put my finger...

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14 New Holiday Romance Novel Releases for the Post-Holiday
Blues

14 New Holiday Romance Novel Releases for the Post-Holiday...

I love new holiday romance novel releases. It’s something about grabbing my weighted...

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How to Cancel Kindle Unlimited

How to Cancel Kindle Unlimited

Do you need to cancel your Kindle Unlimited account but haven’t been able to figure...

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Great YA Nonfiction on Audio

Great YA Nonfiction on Audio

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

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13 Polar Fantasy Books to Transport You This Winter

13 Polar Fantasy Books to Transport You This Winter

Wind-swept, snow-covered landscapes. Cozy, decorative cottages where a mysterious...

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THE SHADOW BOX

THE SHADOW BOX

Addressing the reader with disconcerting directness, Claire Beaudry Chase explains...

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THE GREAT PASSOVER ESCAPE

THE GREAT PASSOVER ESCAPE

Grown-ups think it’s endlessly funny to get simple things wrong, and that’s the...

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A RAINY DAY STORY

A RAINY DAY STORY

Rabbi Hanina is enjoying himself on a walk when a thunderstorm begins and renders...

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MATZAH CRAZE

MATZAH CRAZE

Everyone usually shares at school lunch, but one day, the redheaded White girl insists...

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THE MUSIC TREE

THE MUSIC TREE

He likes to observe insects, fly his kite, and count the clouds (appearing in a...

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KING &amp; KAYLA AND THE CASE OF THE GOLD RING

KING &amp; KAYLA AND THE CASE OF THE GOLD RING

King and Kayla are playing in the snow with pal Mason when Asia, another friend,...

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THE GREATEST SUPERPOWER

THE GREATEST SUPERPOWER

Jorge is upset and confused, but his twin brother, Cesar, is furious and refuses...

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HELLO, MANDARIN DUCK!

HELLO, MANDARIN DUCK!

On their way to attend the May Day Parade, Hoa and Hue discover a lost mandarin...

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PEOPLE OF PRIDE

PEOPLE OF PRIDE

Some 25 racially diverse Americans’ lives are documented in biographical morsels,...

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QUEEN VASHTI'S COMFY PANTS

QUEEN VASHTI'S COMFY PANTS

The story of Queen Vashti and King Ahasuerus, like most Jewish tales, has many interpretations....

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THE TEEN GIRL'S ANXIETY SURVIVAL GUIDE

THE TEEN GIRL'S ANXIETY SURVIVAL GUIDE

With stressors from school, social media, family, friends, and more, navigating...

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A HOLY BAPTISM OF FIRE AND BLOOD

A HOLY BAPTISM OF FIRE AND BLOOD

Byrd, a professor of American religious history at Vanderbilt Divinity School, provides...

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PSYCHE AND SOUL IN AMERICA

PSYCHE AND SOUL IN AMERICA

Rollo May (1909-1994) once defined therapy as “the search for one’s own myth.” Biography,...

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THE PRINTER AND THE STRUMPET

THE PRINTER AND THE STRUMPET

Boston, 1773. War with Britain is brewing in the Colonies, but that’s the last thing...

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WATER MEMORY

WATER MEMORY

Everyone at Solomon Systems agrees that Aubrey Sentro needs a break after her dramatic...

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NOT ONE OF US

NOT ONE OF US

No sooner has Ray Strickland, just released from prison, returned to Enigma for...

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PIRATING &amp; PUBLISHING

PIRATING &amp; PUBLISHING

At the time, the regulation of the industry and the resulting economics engendered...

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SADIE SPROCKET BUILDS A ROCKET

SADIE SPROCKET BUILDS A ROCKET

Together with a crew of stuffed animals (owl, rabbit, and teddy bear), Sadie Sprocket...

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THE ARDENT SWARM

THE ARDENT SWARM

In the tiny kingdom of Qafar, Sidi is a humble beekeeper who lives alone and cares...

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ESTHER DIDN'T DREAM OF BEING QUEEN

ESTHER DIDN'T DREAM OF BEING QUEEN

Esther is living a quiet life in the care of her cousin Mordecai when the king orders...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 31, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 31, 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 30, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 30, 2021

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

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 29, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 29, 2021

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

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The Best Found Family YA Books

The Best Found Family YA Books

Sometimes you’re born into a family, and sometimes you have to create your own....

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Mystery Writers Who Write Other Genres

Mystery Writers Who Write Other Genres

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

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5 Contemporary Black Poets You Should Know: The List List
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5 Contemporary Black Poets You Should Know: The List List...

Love to read? Love great deals? Early Bird Books brings you free and bargain eBooks...

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10 Tidbits About Libraries for Visually Impaired and Print
Disabled People

10 Tidbits About Libraries for Visually Impaired and Print...

Story box workshop © Lithuania Library for the Blind Reading encompasses a variety...

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15 Books Recommended by Celebrities in 2021

15 Books Recommended by Celebrities in 2021

Not many people have the power to spread the word like celebrities. Even more so...

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Toni Morrison: 10 Facts About the Incomparable
Author

Toni Morrison: 10 Facts About the Incomparable Author

“If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must...

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10 Queer Couples with Swoony Romances for Valentine’s
Day

10 Queer Couples with Swoony Romances for Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is a time for celebrating all things love, but...

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The Top 10 Best Sailor Moon Villains

The Top 10 Best Sailor Moon Villains

Sailor Moon remains one of the most—if not the most—iconic magical girls of anime...

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20 Must-Read YA Romances Hitting Shelves January–June
2021

20 Must-Read YA Romances Hitting Shelves January–June 2021

There’s nothing better than curling up with a great romance, especially if you need...

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Godpunk Genre

A Beginner’s Guide to the Godpunk Genre

Okay, I admit it. I obsess over speculative sub-genres. Just off the top of my head,...

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Using Books to Teach My Children About Their Other
Country

Using Books to Teach My Children About Their Other Country

Five years ago, I packed my bags and moved to America from Australia. Since I moved...

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MISTRUST

MISTRUST

In this study of how to rebuild faith in society and each other and enter into a...

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LIVING ON THE EDGE

LIVING ON THE EDGE

In the late 1920s, behavioral scientists Settersten, Elder, and Pearce recount,...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 28, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 28, 2021

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

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Book Fetish: Volume 440

Book Fetish: Volume 440

Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 440, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art,...

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9 Of The Best Japanese History Books

9 Of The Best Japanese History Books

Over the years I have read more than a few books on the history of Japan. Part of...

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Books Like HOUSE OF LEAVES: An Intro To Ergodic
Fiction

Books Like HOUSE OF LEAVES: An Intro To Ergodic Fiction

Ergodic sounds vaguely Lovecraftian, doesn’t it? Rest assured, it is not, although...

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It’s My Mess: How I’ve Scrapbooked My Way Through Mental
Illness

It’s My Mess: How I’ve Scrapbooked My Way Through Mental...

I’ve always been terrible at journaling, which is a surprise to most. I’ve loved...

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Quiz: Plan the Perfect Snow Day and We’ll Tell You What Book
to Read

Quiz: Plan the Perfect Snow Day and We’ll Tell You What...

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but snuggling up with a good book on a snow...

7 More Reading Challenges to Diversify Your Reading in...

2020 was the first year I participated in a reading challenge, and it certainly...

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Balancing Homeschooling and Parenting: Books I’m Reading
Now

Balancing Homeschooling and Parenting: Books I’m Reading...

I am homeschooling my son this year because of COVID, but if I’m being honest, I’ve...

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Reading My Bliss: How 20-Year-Old Manga Helps Get Me Through
the Day

Reading My Bliss: How 20-Year-Old Manga Helps Get Me Through...

Somewhere, there is a shop that grants wishes. It will find you when you need it...

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The Best Funny Sci-Fi Books

The Best Funny Sci-Fi Books

If you love your science fiction with a heaping side of humor, then you’ve come...

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15 Of The Best YA Thriller Books

15 Of The Best YA Thriller Books

Do you love a YA book with a fast pace and intriguing mystery at its heart? So do...

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YA Books Set in the 1970s

YA Books Set in the 1970s

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

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TROUT, BELLY UP

TROUT, BELLY UP

Fuentes’ first book in English is slim but potent, focused on poor farmers and their...

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TALK RADIO

TALK RADIO

The story begins with Vivien Kindler listening to a radio talk show hosted by Fred...

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THE MOVEMENT

THE MOVEMENT

In this lucid account, Holt, professor of African American history at the University...

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LIVE AT JACKSON STATION

LIVE AT JACKSON STATION

“Throughout the 1980s, Jackson Station Rhythm & Blues Club of Hodges, South Carolina,...

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THE HOBGOBLIN OF LITTLE MINDS

THE HOBGOBLIN OF LITTLE MINDS

Twenty-four-year-old Kori Persephone Driscoe’s father, Peter, has been missing for...

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A TRAIL OF PEARLS

A TRAIL OF PEARLS

Perla Palazzo arrives in Italy with a goal to write four articles for TravelBauble.com...

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 27, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 27, 2021

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

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3 YA Books About Hollywood and Family Secrets

3 YA Books About Hollywood and Family Secrets

Love to read? Love great deals? Early Bird Books brings you free and bargain eBooks...

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Getting Rare Books Appraised: What to Know

Getting Rare Books Appraised: What to Know

Have you ever thought about getting rare books appraised? With many of us spending...

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Exciting Queer Women, Bisexual, and Lesbian Books Coming Out
in Early 2021

Exciting Queer Women, Bisexual, and Lesbian Books Coming...

One of the only good things about 2020 was how many amazing queer books were published....

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Which Eligible BRIDGERTON Character Should Be Your
Suitor?

Which Eligible BRIDGERTON Character Should Be Your Suitor?

Bridgerton has been the talk of the town—that is, among everyone fashionably in...