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10 Best New Fantasy Books by Asians and Pacific Islanders

From body swaps and newfound powers to distant kingdoms and otherworldly realms, here's the best new fantasy by Asian and Pacific Islanders.

New YA Books By Asian American and Pacific Islander Authors

Whatever genre is your favorite, you'll find some excellent new YA books by Asian American and Pacific Islander authors right here.

Book Riot’s 2024 Read Harder Challenge

Join us for Read Harder 2024, our annual reading challenge encouraging readers to discover new voices, formats, genres, and perspectives.

Start a New Bookish Tradition with Jolabokaflod This Christmas

Share your love of books this holiday season with Jolabokaflod, a bookish Christmas Eve tradition from Iceland.

Dive into these 11 Palestinian Fiction Recommendations

These books about queerness, displacement, loss, and violence are must-read, rich novels and short story collections.

19 Books by Native Writers for Kids of All Ages

From picture books to middle grade to YA, these recent books by and about Native people are perfect for kids from two to teens.

12 Indigenous Memoirs for Nonfiction November and Indigenous Peoples’ Month

Each of these Indigenous memoirs is unique, representing the experience of moving through the world as a Native person on stolen land.


These books like KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON are some of my favorite nonfiction works. Find your next read here.

A Nation Haunted: The Social Significance of Ghost Stories

The ghost story is one of the most vibrant modes in U.S. American literature today. But why are ghost stories still relevant?

How Simon & Schuster’s Sale to KKR Could Affect the Company

Simon & Schuster may not have been merged with Penguin Random House, but that doesn’t mean KKR’s acquisition of it is without cons.