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November 14, 2012
Say Anything, or Just Say Your Favorites: Favorite Words
Perhaps you are not as dorky as I, marking words in your reading that you like (or didn’t know). ...
Books for Upstairs, Downstairs & Downton Abbey Fans!
On any given Sunday night during winters (in the US, fall in the UK) you can find the Twitterverse flooded ...
November 13, 2012
Review GPA: FLIGHT BEHAVIOR by Barbara Kingsolver
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver Publication Date: November 6, 2012 Publisher: Harper Publisher’s Synopsis: “Dellarobia Turnbow is a restless farm ...
They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: November 13, 2012
Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see arrive in paperback. [galleryview ...
Our Reading Lives
Bookish Confession: Seasonal Reading
I have a bookish confession: I do a disproportional amount of reading based on the setting or the weather around ...
Tales from the Scholastic Book Fair
It is Scholastic Book Fair week at my kids’ school and I volunteered to work with the kindergarteners. I got ...
When Used Books Attack: Operation Banana Candle
It’s been a year since I wrote about the stupefyingly awful 1970s cookbook Be Bold with Bananas and the banana candle. And the ...
Fresh Ink: New Books Out Today: November 13, 2012
Last big New Book Day before the holidays, y’all. I’m fictioned out lately, so it’s a quartet of based-in-reality reads ...
Modcloth’s Cute Salute to Cheryl Strayed
Acclaimed novelist and author of the best-selling memoir Wild Cheryl Strayed announced on social media this past Friday that popular ...
November 12, 2012
Review GPA: SWEET TOOTH by Ian McEwan
Publication Date: November 13, 2012 Genre:Spy novel Publisher: Nan A Talese/Doubleday Publisher’s Synopsis: “Cambridge student Serena Frome’s beauty and intelligence ...
Featured Wattpad Excerpt: [SIC] by Scott Kelly
Book Riot is partnering with Wattpad to introduce you to new writers and stories. _________________________ This is an excerpt from ...
The Great American Novel? Yes, please
Last week in Salon, Julia Ingalls used Barbara Kingsolver’s latest novel, Flight Behavior, as a jumping-off point to ask the ...
Write Place, Write Time: Matt Dojny
I officially started writing my novel (The Festival of Earthly Delights) in April of 2005, although its true origins can ...
Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander Series Slated for Starz
Diana Gabaldon’s millions of fans can rejoice (or not, as some are outraged that their beloved series is being fit ...
The Book Riot 50: How Many Have You Read?: The Results
We asked you guys to tell us how many of the Book Riot 50 you have read, and you were ...