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July 18, 2018
Autobiographical Comics about Difficult Writing Lives
Here are just a few autobiographical comics about difficult writing lives, drawing on the authors’ own experiences.
Interview with Kristina Pérez, Author of Sweet Black Waves
We chatted with Kristina Pérez about her feminist retelling of the Tristan and Iseult legend, called Sweet Black Waves.
Our Reading Lives
Is Virginia Woolf’s THE WAVES a Beach Read?
Having trouble getting through The Waves by Virginia Woolf? Read it at the beach.
ITZÁ: The Pain and the Power of Brujería
On pain, generational trauma, racism, and more in Itzá by Rios de La Luz.
What Would You Wield? Cast A Spell With Our Harry Potter Wand Quiz!
Answer these bookish questions and our Harry Potter wand quiz will help you find out which wand you'd pick up in Ollivander's to find an instant connection.
These Are 20 Of The Highest Rated Books on Goodreads
What are the highest rated books on Goodreads? From fantasy to romance and historical fiction, we braved the world of numbers and averages to find out!
A Closer Look at the Alternative Nobel Prize in Literature Longlist
The longlist for the alternative Nobel Prize in Literature reveals the intellectual isolation of the Swedish Academy.
30 Short Inspirational Quotes from Books
Enjoy these thirty short inspirational quotes from classic and modern books about love, courage, strength, hope, friendship, and more.
6 New Novels by Indigenous Authors of the U.S.
Fantasy, mysteries, literary fiction, and more new work by Indigenous authors in the US.
Young Adult Literature
Adult Fiction for YA Readers
Romance, historical fiction, and literary fiction for lovers of YA.
Young Adult Literature
3 on a YA Theme: 2018 Summer Reads
Get the most out of your summer reading with these 2018 YA summer reads!
Giveaway: LIKE NEVER AND ALWAYS by Ann Aguirre
Enter to win one of ten copies of Ann Aguirre's LIKE NEVER AND ALWAYS!
July 17, 2018
New Short Story Collection by N.K. Jemisin Coming This Fall
N.K. Jemisin's short story collection HOW LONG 'TIL BLACK FUTURE MONTH? will be available on November 27, 2018 through Orbit.
Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces GMORNING, GNIGHT! Book
"Hamilton" creator and general sweetheart Lin-Manuel Miranda announced an upcoming GMORNING, GNIGHT! book collecting his life-giving daily tweets.