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Hear ye! Hear ye! Book Riot has a new premium space featuring deep dives from experts on all things books and reading. Book Riot’s The Deep Dive features fascinating stories, informed takes, useful advice, and more exclusive content delivered directly to subscribers.

If you love reading about books as much as you love reading books, this newsletter is for you. We’re tapping the experts to share longer gems based on years of knowledge about books and publishing, experiences as readers and book curators, and research on lesser-known histories to illuminate and inspire book lovers.

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Once you’re a paid subscriber, explore our archive of deep dives! Follow us down the rabbit hole of the mystifying phenomenon that is Colleen Hoover, consider queer characters who rewrite their destinies, hear about why it’s okay to step away from those reading resolutions, and so much more.

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