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November 29, 2012
Critical Linking: November 29, 2012
The people who welcome their coming e-book overlords also held steady: 2007: 7% (!) 2008: 11% 2009: 19% 2010: 32% ...
November 28, 2012
Young Adult Literature
Growing Up with Kick-Ass Sequels
What is true of the movies is also true of books: sometimes, the sequel is even better than the original. ...
Read an Excerpt of YEAR OF THE CHICK by Romi Moondi
Book Riot is partnering with Wattpad to introduce you to new writers and stories. _________________________ This is an excerpt from ...
Watch the First Official Clip from THE HOBBIT
Bilbo, meet Sting. Only 40 seconds, but Gandalf throws down some profundity. That guy! Whaddya think?
Quiz: Actors as Authors
I caught a little bit of The Autobiography of Malcolm X on TV the other night, and it got me ...
Five Great Modern Video Games for Bookish People
This is a guest post from Eric Smith. Eric is the social media and marketing coordinator at Quirk Books. When he ...
Book Fetish: Volume LVI
Power generating rocking chair: Curl up with your ereader in this chair without fear that it will die. Bookmark notepad: ...
Critical Linking: November 28, 2012
Bezos knows what anyone with a basic grasp of math knows: They could all merge together and still not ...
November 27, 2012
Emma Straub Joins Kevin Smokler on “Off Topic” Tonight at 9pm Eastern
Our new live webcast series “Off Topic” is all about book people going–you guessed it–off topic! Every couple weeks, author ...
6 Tips for Bookmooch Newbies
We recently featured a round-up of book swapping sites (sites where you can get rid of old books in exchange ...
Three Awesome Poetry Books You Should Read
We don’t talk about poetry enough! Not here at Book Riot, not in life, not anywhere. Poetry is fabulous. And ...
Write Place, Write Time: Ernest Hebert
(Note: Ernest sent a note along with the photo: “The picture, which I took with my phone camera is shaky, ...
What Are Your Favorite Books of 2012?
Best Of lists tend to be one-way streets–publications declare the books they loved, and they leave it at that. Here at ...
Today’s Literary Chucklehead: Edmund Morris
This is Edmund Morris. He is a famous biographer. And he doesn’t think of much of fiction. “No. I think ...
Book Shopping With Authors–Top 10 Wishlist
The Paris Review recently published an article called “Book Shopping With the Best-Read Man in America,” wherein the author went ...