The Week’s Most Popular Posts: February 29 – March 4, 2016

Let’s take a look back at the week that was, here on Book Riot:

Stand-alone fantasy novels are beautiful things. You read one book, and get one complete story, with all the resolution you need. You can close the book with a satisfying thunk at the end, knowing that the characters have completed their journeys, and that all the ends are more or less tucked in neatly.

If you like your fantasy to come packaged in one convenient volume, here is a list of one-book fantasies.

from 7 Standalone Novels for Fantasy Lovers by AJ O’Connell

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Harry Potter has sold more copies than the combined populations of the United States, Canada, Australia, and the UK.

Good on you, Jo.

from The Best Selling Young Adult Books of All Time by Kelly Jensen

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We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, much more- there are book recommendations for everyone here! Some are old, some are new, and some aren’t even out yet. Enjoy and tell us about the highlight of your reading month in the comments.

from Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In February by Kim Ukura

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from Oxford Comma or GTFO by Becky Stone

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It’s March, and that means spring is just around the corner (or already here, for some people). There are some great books releasing this month, and it was incredibly difficult to narrow it down to just five, but I managed, just for all of you.

from 5 Books to Watch For in March by Swapna Krishna

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from 15 Awesome Reading Nooks for Kids by Karina Glaser

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Kelly Jensen: Kelly is a former librarian and a blogger at STACKED. She's the editor/author of (DON'T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH, a YA nonfiction anthology, due out October 2, 2018. She's also the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD, a YA anthology of essays, art, interviews, and more about feminism. Follow her on Twitter @veronikellymars.