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Kathleen Keenan

Kathleen Keenan is a writer and children's book editor in Toronto. In addition to Book Riot, she has written for Reel Honey, The Billfold, and The Canadian Press. She also edits a monthly newsletter for the indie bookstore A Novel Spot. Kathleen has an MA in English with a focus on nineteenth-century fiction, and there is nothing she loves more than a very long Victorian novel. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @KathleenMKeenan or find her writing even more about books at kathleenmkeenan.com.

Dolly Parton Will Be Reading Us Bedtime Stories Every Week

Dolly Parton will be reading children's books in a 10-week program called Goodnight with Dolly, part of her Imagination Library.

Quarantine Reading List: What We’re Reading While We’re Practicing Social Distancing

Looking for a quarantine reading list? Book Riot contributors list the books they're planning to read while they stay home and practice social distancing.

The Best Ann Patchett Books: A Reading Guide

Learn about the best Ann Patchett books, including her backlist, her nonfiction books, and her newest novel, THE DUTCH HOUSE.

The New Adaptation of SANDITON Was Disappointing—Can We Please Have Another Season?

The new adaptation of Jane Austen's SANDITON was disappointing, but one viewer and Austen fan wants a second season anyway.

13 Fun and Adorable Literary Gifts for Galentine’s Day

Give your favorite Galentine the perfect literary gift this year with these ideas.

8 Author Biopics We Want (and Deserve) to See

These Rioters chime in on the author biopics they most want to see—and who they want to star in them. Take it away, Hollywood!

Read Harder: A Book About Climate Change

Fiction books about climate change for adults, young adults and children are recommended for Book Riot's Read Harder reading challenge.

The Best Jane Austen Sentences

In honor of the author's birthday, one reader rounds up the best Jane Austen sentences from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, PERSUASION, EMMA, and more.

10 Book and Snack Pairings for Maximum Holiday Coziness

Tis the season to eat delicious food and spend all your time reading. These holiday book and snack pairings will give you lots of ideas to create coziness.

Award-Winning Canadian Books from 2019 to Add to Your TBR

Looking to read more Canadian books? Learn about the award-winning Canadian books of 2019, including the Giller Prize winner and more.

Reading Pathways: Where to Start With Tessa Dare Books

Wondering where to get started with Tessa Dare books? This Reading Pathways list of three will tell you which books of hers to read first.

What’s Your Number? The Enneagram Numbers of THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB Characters

Ever wondered about the Enneagram numbers of Baby-Sitters Club characters? One BSC fan sorts all the characters into their Enneagram personality types.

20 Must-Read Books Set Off the Beaten Path

This list of 20 must-read books set off the beaten path suggests tons of books set in remote locations, including Greenland, an uninhabited island and more.

20 Must-Read Books About Disease, Being Sick, and the History of Medicine

Fascinated by illness and the history of medicine? This list of 20 must-read books about disease will give you plenty of books to add to your TBR.

Women Have Always Loved Reading Thrillers—Just Ask the Victorians

Thrillers are having a moment. Twisty, suspenseful stories about mistaken identities, missing girls, unreliable narrators, and domestic bliss that isn’t ...