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Normalize Black History: 5 Extraordinary Black People in History

"Don't join the fight against racism to liberate me and other Black people. Join the fight to liberate yourself."

Queer Book Talk from Book Riot’s #OwnVoices

LGBTQ+ Rioters talk about some of the queer books they've been enjoying, as well as the books that gave them space to explore queerness.

When Your Favorite Author Says the Wrong Thing

What do you do as a reader and fan when your favorite author makes problematic and harmful statements? Here are some thoughts from the book world.

The Importance of Pandemic Diaries

It may be that the thought of reading about pandemics sounds like too much too soon, but this reader is here to say pandemic diaries are important.

Best Books of 2020 So Far

Are you ready for the best books of 2020 (so far)?

The Sordid History of Truman Capote’s BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

Go behind the scenes, and the book, to explore the history of Truman Capote's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, and search for the real Holly Golightly.

Spice Up Your Cooking Space with Bookish Kitchen Goods

From coasters to cutting boards, give your kitchen some spice with these book-themed kitchen goods of all shapes and sizes.

8 LGBTQ+ Mythology Books For Your Representation Needs

These LGBT mythology books spin old, familiar tales of myth, folklore, and religion into fresh takes that offer queer representation.

Time Is Not Real: Books That Play With the Art of Time

Time in books has always had more freedom than time in the real world--or so we thought. An examination of the art of time in fiction and in life.

16 Personalized Bookends for Your Home Library

Find the perfect personalized bookends for your shelves with options for adults and kids alike.

8 Horror Books Set In Maine (That Aren’t By Stephen King)

If King is the only Maine horror author you've read, we're here to introduce you to some new authors who've written horror books set in Maine.

50 Must-Read Books for 6th Graders

Here is a list of the best books for 6th graders to soothe insecurities and broaden their visions, from a variety of diverse authors in different genres.

Anti-Racist Middle Grade Books To Help Young Readers Challenge White Supremacy

Fiction and nonfiction anti-racist middle grade books to help young readers (& adults!) challenge and dismantle white supremacy.

Poetry Books for Beginners, Haters, or the Utterly Confused

A collection of poetry books for beginners, those who hate the genre, and those who just don't "get it" to help change your mind about poetry.

50 Black-Owned Independent Bookstores You Can Support Today

Bookstores are critical parts of any community. Here are 50 Black-owned independent bookstores you can donate, order, and shop at today.