Riot Headline 10 Exciting Books to Read this Summer

Bethanne Patrick

Front-to-Backlist: “You and Me” and “Dog of the South”

In “Front-to-Backlist”  Executive Editor Bethanne Patrick reviews a new release (in publishing parlance, something from the “frontlist”), and Editor-in-Chief Jeff ...

5 Books to Watch for in August

For the book reviewer, August, not April, is the cruelest month–because August isn’t really a summer month in the publishing ...

What’s On Your Nightstand?: Teeter-Totter

Last week I wrote about the 10 books I read on my summer vacation. I didn’t mention the several dozen ...

What’s on Your Nightstand?: Survivor Cape Cod

I’ve been on vacation, which means many things: sun, sand, lobster–and forgetting, every year, that Massachusetts has “packies” in place ...

Exclusive: Book Trailer for “Fifty Shames of Earl Grey” by Andrew Shaffer

Most literary parodies will delight the bookish, but some literary parodies and their promotional materials can be enjoyed even if ...

What’s on Your Nightstand?: Forbidden Fruit

You know the book everyone’s talking about this summer? The one that is Supposedly Hot? Oh, please. Talk about tepid. ...

Margaret Atwood’s IndieGoGo Campaign for Fanado Gains Steam

A month ago, I covered the launch of Margaret Atwood’s Fanado on IndieGoGo. The project, which is an interactive  online video ...

What’s On Your Nightstand?: The Replacements

Greetings from the beach, fellow readers. I hope this week more of you will chime in with your current TBR ...

Riot Asks: Joshua Henkin

Joshua Henkin is the author of the novels Swimming Across the Hudson (a Los Angeles Times Notable Book) and Matrimony (a New York Times Notable Book). His stories ...

The Bookstore of the Future, Part V: Sharing, Creating, Consuming Content

This is a guest post by Chris Kubica, the president of neverend media. Follow him on Twitter: @chriskubica. In February ...