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March 21, 2019
March 20, 2019
BIRD BOX Sequel Announced by Author Josh Malerman
Here's what we know about the upcoming BIRD BOX sequel--titled, MALORIE--announced by author Josh Malerman.
Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for March 20th, 2019
The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.
Houston Public Library Discontinues Drag Queen Story Time
After a long and disheartening saga, Houston Public Library has determined to discontinue drag queen story time for the foreseeable future.
How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Read Comics in Public
Most of us spend too much time worrying about what strangers think. Here's how Sex Criminals got one Rioter over the worry of reading comics in public.
Comics for the College Curriculum
Comics have a place in the classroom; here are some comics that contain excellent commentary that would be great for a curriculum.
How to Read Several Books at Once
While we can't give you extra eyes for reading multiple books at the same time, we can offer these tips on how...
The 15 Best Pregnancy Books: New And Upcoming Titles
The best pregnancy books based on the latest research about getting pregnant, overcoming infertility, and staying healthy for those long months.
Words have Power: Using Books to Combat Dangerous Islamophobia
A reader weighs in on how books and publishing can help combat Islamaphobia and do the important work of amplifying Muslim voices.
Our Reading Lives
The Appeal of Unread Books or, Why I Don’t Read the Books I Buy
Of the dozens of books I’ve purchased from McKay over the years, I’ve read maybe -- maybe -- ten of them. But there’s something about unread books.
Quiz: Tell Us Your Favorite Children’s Books and We’ll Tell You Which Baby-Sitters Club Member You Are
Look to your childhood and the books you read back when, and take this Baby-Sitters Club member quiz to find out which...
Our Reading Lives
All The Books I Do Not Want To Read…But Have To
Sometimes, I have to endure books I do not want to read. Here's why that's a good thing for me, for my library patrons, and for the world.
A Totally Scientific and Definitive Ranking of Jane Austen Heroes
In this ranking of Jane Austen heroes, discover whether Mr. Darcy, Captain Wentworth, Colonel Brandon, or another dashing Regency hero comes out on top.
10 Books That Should Be TV Miniseries
So many great stories are getting adaptations, and one reader selected ten series and books that should be TV miniseries.
12 Delicious Diabetic Cookbooks
Whether you're diabetic, or cooking for a loved one, these diabetic cookbooks take dietary needs into consideration without sacrificing taste.