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“Blood and Thunder” and (Finally) Learning to Love Louisa May Alcott

It was a dark and gothic book that turned one reader from someone who didn't connect with Louisa May Alcott to someone who appreciates her work.

A History of Buying Books Onto the Bestseller List

Donald Trump Jr's Triggered hit the New York Times bestseller list with a dagger, an indication of bulk buys. It's far from the first book to do so.

ASMR Book Sounds: The Best New Way for Book Lovers to Relax

Is there anything more relaxing than sitting back and enjoying a good book? Yes, there might be one thing: ASMR book sounds.

What Magical Objects Would You Want to Own?

What magical objects from speculative fiction do you covet? Has it changed over your life?

Don’t Miss Out On These 5 Excellent Graphic Memoirs From 2019

Check out these 5 not to miss graphic memoirs from 2019, perfect for reaching end of the year goals or for reading anytime.

A Brief Introduction to Bestselling Writer Isabel Allende

Get to know Isabell Allende books, as well as her life, with this handy guide.

DVpit Is Creating Space For Diversity In Publishing

What is #DVpit? A look at the Twitter-based event that is creating more space for diversity in publishing.

14 T.S. Eliot Quotes About All Facets Of Life

Here's a selection of thought-provoking T.S. Eliot quotes about life and despair from the 20th century poet, essayist, and playwright.

How To Save A Wet Book

Toilet? Bathtub? Puddle? Lake? No matter how it happened, it's the recovery that counts. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to save a wet book.

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for July 13th, 2019

The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.

July is International Zine Month: What Zines Are & How To Celebrate

You might be asking, “What is a zine?” Don’t worry. I asked that same question when I first heard about ...

Anita Hill and Bob Woodward Honored at PEN Literary Awards

PEN America held its annual Literary Free Expression Awards Gala last month at New York City’s Museum of Natural History. ...

Make a Difference: Read Local Authors

You shop local, you eat local—but are you reading local, too? If you’re not, you’re missing out. Local authors and ...

The Best CHARLOTTE’S WEB Quotes For Sunny Days

Here are some of my very favorite Charlotte's Web quotes from E.B. White to celebrate summer, the power of friendship, and more. 

How Drawing Makes Me a Better Reader

After one reader realized character descriptions eluded her, she found that drawing characters helped to reinforce the adjectives used for description.