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November 19, 2012
Young Adult Literature
World Book Night America Selections – A Discussion
Book Riot Contributing Editors Amanda Nelson and Kit Steinkellner talk about the selections for World Book Night US below: Kit ...
What’s On Your Bookish Holiday Wish List?
Tis the season of “Give a, give a, give a, give a Garmin,” “Every kiss begins with Kay,” and a ...
“They Reviewed”… Mark Z. Danielewski and John Grisham
We’re back with another round of “They Reviewed,” Book Riot’s version of HeTexted. In HeTexted, the idea is analyzing the ...
A Beginner’s Guide to Identifying First Editions: Part Two
In “A Beginner’s Guide to Identifying First Editions: Part One“, we went over the most obvious ways to discover if ...
November 18, 2012
Man Turns Living Room Into Hobbit Hole…Using Balloons
Some things you just have to see for yourself. Behold:
What Do You Do When You’re Not Reading?
Last week, we debuted our live Spreecast video series, “Off Topic,” hosted by author (Practical Classics comes out in the ...
November 17, 2012
Watch Our New Show “Off Topic with Kevin Smokler”
Here at Book Riot, we’re all about acknowledging that readers are into more than books and celebrating the non-book interests that make ...
Young Adult Literature
The Best of BookRiot.tv: The Most Watched Trailers – November 10-16, 2012
Here are the most popular book trailers from the last week on BookRiot.tv. Click the cover to watch!
November 16, 2012
Our Reading Lives
Everyone’s Into Something: My Field Guide Fetish
My grandfather was in to trees. Field Guides to the Trees of Maryland and Beyond, Poplars and More, Mid-Atlantic Native ...
3 Reasons to Finally Read Moby-Dick
I tried to read Moby-Dick when I was a kid. I was ready to try again in high school, but ...
Inbox/Outbox: November 16, 2012
Back in the saddle again, oh I’m back in the saddle again! After a reading funk that lasted longer than I’d ...
Skip LINCOLN, Read TEAM OF RIVALS
I read Team of Rivals the first Christmas I worked at a bookstore. The title came out in fall of ...
Ice, Ice Baby: A Review of ANNA KARENINA
A woman nearly waltzing as she’s being dressed by a servant. Pieces of scenery whizzing to and fro. Hypnotic thumping ...
The List List
The List List #33
at LitReactor, 8 Words to Seek and Destroy in Your Writing at Terrible Minds, 25 Ways to Unstick a Stuck Story ...
November 15, 2012
Booking the Booker: Three Raves and One Shocking Dud
Three previous winners of the Booker Prize count among my favorite books, but one, probably the most popular recent winner, ...