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April 23, 2019
Fairytale Openings Around The World: Critical Linking, April 23, 2019
Awesome daily round-up of bookish news and links.
April 22, 2019
Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for April 22nd, 2019
The best of the web's book deals.
Why You Should Read Nursery Rhymes to Your Toddler and 6 Books to Get You Started
A reader and parent discusses the benefits of reading aloud to kids, and recommends a selection of readaloud books for toddlers.
Hobbies For Romance Heroines
One reader loved learning about the hobbies of romance characters so much they made a list of unused hobbies, free for the...
The Wonder Woman Comic That Will Offend Everyone
They said what now? Let's hop into the time machine to take a look at one of the most offensive comics in...
Quiz: Which Character from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Are You?
Which ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND character are you? Grab your teacup and your paintbrush, and take the quiz to find out!
Bacon Bookmarks and Cheeto Lures: The Funniest and Weirdest Stories Of Damaged Library Books
There are a lot of dog stories, a lot of Cheeto stories, and a lot of stories about bacon. Read about some of the oddest stories of damaged library books.
Who’s the Bright Star Now? On Reclaiming Straight Love Poems for Queer Lovemaking
"Donne was not thinking of me, a transnonbinary bisexual glitter boi who was assigned female in 1988, when he wrote 'She’s all...
50 Must-Read Eco Disasters In Fiction
Earth Day is coming up and it's never a bad time to think about how we treat this planet. And these novels...
An Interview with Feifei Ruan, Illustrator and Visual Storyteller
We talked to illustrator and visual storyteller Feifei Ruan about the process, inspiration, and more behind creating cover art and other illustrated...
8 of the Best Cold Case Stories For Your TBR
This list of cold case stories is sponsored by Atlantic Monthly Press. From “master of narrative journalism” (New York Times) and #1 ...
21 of the Best Living Essay Writers
We asked, you answered! Here are 21 of the best living essay writers you should know and read up on, recommended by...
April 21, 2019
Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for April 21st, 2019
The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.
Young Adult Literature
Hard-Hitting Young Adult Novels to Pick Up
Add some hard-hitting, memorable, and powerful YA books to your TBR.