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June 17, 2013
When Book Graffiti Goes Bad
No matter which side you’re on in the vicious battles between ebooks vs. print or self-publishing vs. traditional, I believe ...
7 Books You Should Never Give Out On A First Date
This month, my girlfriend and I celebrated our one year anniversary. And as part of our little celebration, I took ...
The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #6: Awesome Just Falls Out of You
The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #6: Awesome Just Falls Out of You This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the ...
Our Reading Lives
E-Readers Won’t Kill You
I’m a crow eater. “I’ll never join Twitter.” #ididthat “I’ll never wear Uggs.” I have two pairs AND flip flops ...
Bookish Bling: A WIND IN THE WILLOWS Ring
Theo Fennell, a gifted jeweler known for his elaborate one-of-a-kind pieces, went bookish in his inspiration for his recent creation, ...
Critical Linking: June 17th, 2013
The Johnson family has been collecting and accumulating books since the late 19th century. In 1899 the first family ...
June 16, 2013
Giveaway: Win a Redesigned Classic Book Cover Poster from Recovering the Classics!
Last week, we showed you 15 awesome reader-designed covers for classic books from the uber-cool Recovering the Classics project, and your ...
Critical Linking: The Most-Read Stories, June 10-15, 2013
Here are the most-read stories from the last week in Critical Linking. Self-published titles make up 12% of ...
June 15, 2013
Young Adult Literature
Trailer Face-Off: BOY NOBODY by Allen Zadoff
In this edition of Trailer Face-Off, we’re looking at two different approaches taken in the trailer for BOY NOBODY by ...
The Week’s Most Popular Posts: June 8-14, 2013
“Well-read” for this person then has a number of connotations: a familiarity with the monuments of Western literature, an at ...
Critical Linking: June 15, 2013
Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute is working on a new ebook DRM dubbed SiDiM that would prevent piracy by changing the actual text of ...
June 14, 2013
The Narrative Magic of Picture Books: An Interview with Mac Barnett
If you don’t think picture books can be considered literary fiction, that Harold and the Purple Crayon is strictly child’s ...
Young Adult Literature
Inbox/Outbox: June 14, 2013
We’re in the thick of a sweltering southern summer, and my reading mojo is in full effect thanks to the fact ...
Dewey Decimal Jewelry
Check out some gorgeous Dewey Decimal jewelry in this post.
How To Throw a Literary Murder Mystery Party!
This post is sponsored by a trio of murder mystery-ish reads. The Diabolist by Layton Green—In this gripping thriller, the ...