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February 14, 2019
How To Write A Book Review: 6 Steps To Take
Whether you’re a student, a novice blogger, or just on Goodreads, these are 6 steps for how to write a book review for school and beyond.
25 Poems About Breaking Up, Grief, and Heartbreak for Readers Who Aren’t Excited About Valentine’s Day
From sonnets to slam poetry, wallow in sadness this Valentine's Day with a list of sad love poems about breaking up, grief, and general heartbreak.
Sites We Like
Black and Bookish Creators You Can Support Today and Everyday
We want to celebrate the contributions of black Americans with action--check out this list of Black bookish creators you can support year-round.
Should I Use A Bookmark? A Narrative Review
I have experimented with several types of bookmark, to little or no avail. This lack of availment has led to me to consider: should I even use a bookmark?
Trekking Books Have a Diversity Problem
A reader turned to trekking books for tales of adventure and came away with the observation that the genre has a dearth...
21 of the Best Fantasy Books With Modern Elements
Looking for fantasy that incorporates reality and the modern world with the imagined and magical? Check out these fantasy books with modern...
Read Harder: A Cozy Mystery
Check off the cozy mystery task on the 2019 Read Harder Challenge with one of these delightful cozy mysteries. They're sweet, and charming, and deadly.
Book Fetish: Volume 341
Bookish goodies for your literary life.
February 13, 2019
Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 13th, 2019
The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.
Giveaway: THE BOOK OF DELIGHTS by Ross Gay
With enthusiasm and thoughtfulness, these essays record the small joys that occurred in one tumultuous year, the small joys we often overlook...
5 Historical Fiction Books Set in Latin America
For works that are haunting, lush, epic in scope, and often a real punch in the feels, check out this list of...
12 Historical Fiction Books in Translation
Enter a different time and explore historical events and diverse cultures with this list of must-read historical fiction books in translation.
8 Historical Horror Novels You’ll Want to Shove in the Freezer
Here are some creepy historical horror novels to send old-fashioned chills up your spine and make you grateful that you live in...
Young Adult Literature
8 Must-Read Diverse YA Historical Novels
These diverse YA historical fiction books are perfect for readers who want to explore history that's often been glossed over or overlooked altogether!