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April 17, 2012
Young Adult Literature
Orson Scott Card: Impressive or Offensive?
On this occasion, it seems like it was a little bit of both. On Saturday, author Orson Scott Card was ...
So Many Books, So Little Recognition: The 2012 non-Pulitzer Award for Fiction
This year, for the first time in over three decades, no Pulitzer Prize for Fiction was awarded, and I’m angry. Why ...
Book Fetish: Volume XXVI
“Target books” shelves: Designer Mebrure Oral has made it easier to keep your “to be read shelf” and “already read ...
When You Just Don’t Want to Recommend Books
Since I’m a book blogger and part-time bookseller, you would think that I’d be a book recommending MACHINE. It would ...
Critical Linking: April 17, 2012
“As she will explain, she appears here in role as Toni Morrison, as distinct from Chloe Wofford, her birth ...
April 16, 2012
Some Notes on the 2012 non-Pulitzer for Fiction
Today the Pulitzer Prize committee announced the 2012 winners. You can take a look at the list of winners here, ...
The Scarlet Letter of Snacks
People of New England and Owings Mills where Elizabeth Bastos bidest, which is not technically in New England, but under ...
Our Favorite Comments: April 9 – 15, 2012
We love our readers, and we love what they have to say just as much. Here are some of our ...
Open Thread: April 16, 2012
Okay folks, hit me. What’s on your mind today?
Meet Our Writers: Kim Ukura
We have a bunch of crazy-passionate book folk writing here at Book Riot, and we want you to get to ...
What’s On Your Nightstand?: The UnRead
Books about zombies–so 2010. Books as zombies? I’ve got ’em! And so do you. In this installation of “What’s On Your Nightstand,” ...
The Problem of Reading for Pleasure
Whenever I meet someone who says they love books, I am quick to ask them to list some of their ...
My Introduction to Girly Steampunk
Steampunk: a genre which came into prominence during the 1980s and early 1990s and incorporates elements of science fiction, fantasy, ...
Critical Linking: April 16, 2012
In a statement, he says that in the EU, “there is a provision in law that the first person ...
April 15, 2012
Some Words for Today — “Tax” Included
So today is April 15, the day we mark the spiritual observance* of Tax Day, and we are once again ...