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So, Horror Baking Books Are A Thing

Didn’t know horror baking books were a thing? We’re here to enlighten you and haunt your kitchen with these chilling cookbooks, including True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps by Gianna Sobol, Alan Ball, and Alex Farnum.

Edward Cullen is a Comedian, and Other Thoughts on MIDNIGHT SUN

A reader examines her history with TWILIGHT and shares her wiser, more critical, and more snarky thoughts on MIDNIGHT SUN.

When Reading is More Stressor Than Stress Relief

Reading might be good for stress relief, but what happens when it becomes what creates stress for you?

30 Spooky, Cute, & Downright Gross Horror Leggings For Fans

Cozy up in these creepy horror leggings, wrap yourself in a blanket, grab the candy, and settle down with a good horror movie or book!

9 Fantastic Authors We’d Take A Writing Seminar From

There are some writers who have a great handle on the craft. Here are a few authors from whom these Rioters want a writing seminar.

Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Ideas and How To DIY

Here are some ideas for your own book character pumpkin decorating endeavors as well as a bit on how to create your own.

What’s the Science Behind Reading?

We're taking a look the science behind reading, including its effects on the brain, body, and mental and emotional states.

All The Shakespeare Mugs

To buy all the Shakespeare mugs or not to buy all the Shakespeare mugs, that is the question. Buy all the mugs--obviously.

A Beginner’s Guide to Gothic Fantasy

With spooky season here, many are craving dark and creepy reads. Enter the excellent subgenre: gothic fantasy. Here’s our guide to the genre, including books like The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson.

10 Eerie Books for Autumn

If you’re not that into horror, or easily creeped out, but want to get into the spirit of fall, check out House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig and other eerie books for autumn.

Why Are We Obsessed With Other People’s Bookshelves?

Since COVID-19 began and Zoom calls became a regular feature of our lives, we've become even more fascinated by other people's bookshelves.

Bookish Halloween Costume Ideas for Every Sign in the Zodiac

We’ve got bookish Halloween costume ideas for every sign below. Get your Halloween on for the gram or other socially distanced spaces.

How Do Readers Rate The New York Times Best-Selling Books?

What do actual readers think about the books which land on the New York Times Bestseller List? A new study finds out.

A Call to Vote and an Endorsement

A letter from the Book Riot editorial staff about the importance of voting, and an endorsement for Joe Biden for president.

5 Quirky Ways to Turn Your Partner Into Your Reading Buddy

Love your books and your partner, but haven't married both worlds? Try these ideas for turning your partner into your reading buddy.