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

The Ripped Bodice, one of the first romance-focused bookstores, has released their annual report on racial diversity in romance publishing.

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

Dr. Seuss's work has been criticized for being problematic; consider reading one of these inclusive picture books for Read Across America, including Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o and Vashti Harrison.

Virtually Together: The Rise of Digital Book Festivals

In the face of COVID-19, many book festivals have moved online. Here's what's worked, what hasn't, and what the future might hold for them.

Damn Fine Coffee: 7 Books About TWIN PEAKS

With February 23rd marking the date when Laura Palmer was last seen alive, let’s take a look at these books about Twin Peaks, including The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost.

10 Amazing Classics and Fairytale Queer Retellings You Need to Read

This is a list of 10 amazing classics and fairy tale queer retellings that give voice to diversity in well-known stories, including Dark and Deepest Red by Anna-Marie McLemore.

Riot Recommendation: 20 of Your Favorite YA Fairy Tales

Let's all bask in the warm hug of a story where goodness prevails.Here are 20 of your favorite YA fairy tales!

The Authors of Fonts: A History of Type Foundries

Typefaces and fonts are born in type foundries. Read on for how they came to be and who are the world's biggest type foundries.

50 Must-Read Love Stories

Here's a list of 50 of the best love story books I've come across in my many years of reading, including romance, fantasy, YA, and more.

What is the Little Free Library Unbound Digital Event Series?

Learn about the Little Free Library Unbound digital event series, including the Read in Color initiative promoting BIPOC authors.

Post-Publication Corrections: How and Why

Take a deep dive in post-publication corrections to learn why they happen and how incorrect information, typos, and more are rectified.

Riot Recommendation: What Are Your Favorite YA Fairytales?

Let's all bask in the warm hug of a story where goodness prevails. Tell us about your favorite YA fairytales!

DC’s Infinite Frontier Is Still a Boys’ Club

New boot, same problems. DC's Infinite Frontier reboot is looking like another boy's club with little rep for marginalized people.

Diverse Books On Hold in Utah School District

A Utah school district is reviewing a recently-created program encouraging diverse books after parental uproar.

Reducing the Environmental Toll of Paper in the Publishing Industry

Quantifying the environmental impact of publishing is no easy task. Let's take a look at one major component of its carbon footprint: paper.

25 Must-Read Sports Books for Kids

No matter what sport you want to share with the children in your life, these sports books for kids will surprise, delight, and energize them, including Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams by Jeanette Winter.