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Read Harder Book Group Recap: October

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Jenn Northington

Director, Editorial Operations

Jenn Northington has worked in the publishing industry wearing various hats since 2004, including bookseller and events director, and is currently Director of Editorial Operations at Riot New Media Group. You can hear her on the SFF Yeah! podcast nerding out about sci-fi and fantasy. When she’s not working, she’s most likely gardening, running, or (obviously) reading. Find her on Tumblr at jennIRL and Instagram at iamjennIRL.

Love-Letters-to-the-Dead-by-Ava-DellairaOctober was our second month of Read Harder Book groups, and thanks to our sponsor Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira, some lucky attendees walked away with free books! Mark your calendars for November, and take a look below at some of the books the Riot community is reading.





  • Nimona, Noelle Stevenson
  • How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia: A Novel, Mohsin Hamid
  • Life After Life: A Novel, Kate Atkinson
  • Star of the Sea, Joseph O’Connor
  • Dark Lies the Island: Stories, Kevin Barry
  • The Story of a New Name: Neapolitan Novels, Book Two, Elena Ferrante
  • The Hummingbird: A Novel, Stephen Kiernan
  • Barbara the Slut and Other People, Lauren Holmes
  • Fates and Furies: A Novel, Lauren Groff’
  • The Gap of Time: A Novel (Hogarth Shakespeare), Jeanette Winterson

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