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Dear School Boards of America: Have a Backbone. Also, Read Books.

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

The Trials and Tribulations of the Blue Hen List: A Summer Tale of Censorship

Allow me to spin you a tale, ancient and true, of fear and intimidation, and the books and children who ...

5 Books to Watch Out for in August

There are so many big releases hitting Book Land this month that it was hard to whittle this list down ...

Dear School Boards of America: Have a Backbone. Also, Read Books.

On June 12th, the Cape Henlopen school board in Delaware voted 6-1 to drop Emily M. Danforth’s The Miseducation of ...

Pages Ain’t Nothing But a Number (or, Let’s All Stop Judging People by How Much They Read)

While we at the Riot are taking this lovely summer week off to rest (translation: read by the pool/ocean/on our ...

Jump into the #WeNeedDiverseBooks Campaign, Help Change the World

The Internet, at its best, can be a grand megaphone for pinpointing social injustice. We patiently explain it; angrily vent ...

A Handy Guide to Book Loving in Different Languages

When you take a foreign language in high school, they teach you how to say seemingly important phrases like, “Where ...

Pages Ain’t Nothing But a Number (or, Let’s All Stop Judging People by How Much They Read)

January is a month for jumping into hopeful new horizons, while still contemplating the year that’s suddenly, surreally, behind us. ...

Boats, Trains, and Barns: Bookstores in Weird and Wonderful Places

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

A Harry Potter Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the best time of year! Time to binge watch cheesy Hallmark movies, stuff your face with cookies and cheese, ...