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August 28, 2013
Top 10 Books You’re Embarrassed to Admit You’ve Read
In our latest reader poll, we asked you to fess up to the books you’ve read but would rather no one ...
Giveaway: Where Would You Go If You Were RETURNED?
All over the world people’s loved ones are returning from beyond. No one knows how or why this is happening, ...
August 27, 2013
Fresh Ink: August 27, 2013
HARDBACK RELEASES The Returned by Jason Mott (Harlequin Mira) Harold and Lucille Hargrave’s lives have been both joyful and sorrowful ...
Our Reading Lives: Thomas Mann Appreciation Day
This is a guest post by Rachel Cordasco. Rachel has a Ph.D in literary studies (which means she’s read WAY ...
15 Fabulous Bookish Pinterest Boards
There’s a lot of bookish goodness out there in the vast Pinterest wasteland of oddly flavored cupcakes and questionable ...
Our Reading Lives
So You Hate Short Stories?
This is a guest post from Jacob Tomsky. He is a dedicated veteran of the hospitality business. Well-spoken, uncannily quick on ...
The Letter The New York Review of Books Should Have Written to VIDA
Dear VIDA, We received your letter. We heard your rage, your frustration, your despair over the fact that we, one ...
Trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug…Made with LEGOs
Who needs a reason? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VQ6wkvDdyY[/youtube] _________________________ Sign up for our newsletter to have the best of Book Riot delivered straight ...
Critical Linking: August 27th, 2013
The desk faces the Alban Hills, the Apennines. The terrace, just beyond the doors, gives onto a sweep of ...
August 26, 2013
Grading Aimee Bender’s THE COLOR MASTER, Story by Story
You know how some people feel about Neil Gaiman? Or Joss Whedon? Or Alan Moore? That level of evangelical-superchurch-backwoods-speaking-in-tongues fandom? ...
Buy, Borrow, Bypass: August 26, 2013
Should you buy, borrow, or bypass on FEAR IN THE SUNLIGHT, THE SUICIDE SHOP, or SECRETS AND LORDS?
The Book Riot Podcast, Episode 16: Climax at the Climax
This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about Elmore Leonard and Albert Murray, Barnes and Noble’s Nook reversal, the largest publishers ...
One Reader’s Nightmare: “My Child Doesn’t Like Books”
“I have two boys. One is a reader,” he told me. "And one won't pick up a book to save his life." Can non-readers be converted?
Cool Bookish Places
Lello Bookstore: The Most Beautiful Bookstore in the World
Little did I know that when I went looking for the oldest bookstore in the world, I would find, just ...
Critical Linking: August 26th, 2013
Gallery 360,Northeastern University’s on-campus art gallery, is hosting a collection of typewriters from famous writers, such as Ray Bradbury, ...