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Hannah Engler

Hannah lives in New York and works in publishing. In addition to Book Riot, her articles have appeared on, the American Writer's Museum blog, Feminist Campus, and more. When not writing or reading (which is hardly ever), she tweets, eats, and watches Nora Ephron movies. Twitter: @caffeinehannah

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"I could go a year without reading and still very much be a person who loves to read. Books are patient, and the right ones will be there when you need them." On the books that helped a reader out of a reading slump.

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Two women write about empathy and fetishizing the pain of women.

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Whether you're missing home, escaping home, or call the whole world your home, here's a new round of books to help you chart your course.

3 Books of Stories That Made My Life Better

Three life-changing short story and essay collections.

A Love Letter to My Local Bookstore

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

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Love the podcast "My Favorite Murder"? You'll love these books!