Book Riot’s Best of the Backlist 2018

Let's talk about the best NOT NEW books you read this year: the best of the backlist.

3 On A YA Theme: Backlist YA Books to Binge

There's nothing better than picking up a stack of backlist YA books and finding your new favorite read.

Favorite Under-the-Radar Books of 2017

Six of our favorite under-the-radar books of 2017 that should've gotten more buzz.

Our Best Backlist Reads of 2017 (So Far)

Rioters shout their love for their best backlist reads of 2017 so far.

Backlist Books to Cure a Reading Slump

Bust your reading slump with these great books.

Books to Celebrate Italy

Celebrate Italy's Festa della Repubblica Day with these Rioter-recommended books!

In Praise of the Backlist: On (Maybe) Reading More Not-Brand-New Books in 2017

Why one reader is vowing to read more older books this year.

Book Riot’s Best of the Backlist 2016

The best non-new-release books we read this year.

3 On A YA Theme: Hits of 1956

Take a look back at some of the YA books from 1956, including some from authors you may have heard of before.

3 On A YA Theme: Tech That’s Too Smart

Have these older YA titles predicted a scientific future? Or are these cases of tech that's still far fetched?

25 YA Paperbacks To Read This Fall

25 YA paperback books hitting shelves in Fall 2016.

5 2015 Graphic Novels You and I REALLY Need to Read

It's the middle of 2016, and Swapna STILL hasn't read these 5 graphic novels that have been on her shelves since 2015. We all need to read them!

What to Read?

Welcome to the Dear Book Nerd podcast, a bi-weekly show that answers your questions about life, love, and literature! My very special guest co-host is the wonderful Liberty Hardy. Liberty (who is a book GENIUS) and I tackle three listener-submitted questions about how to find books to read in specific genres, and how to promote them once you do. Don't miss it!

Throwback Thursday: Celebrating the Backlist

What I’m Reading This Week: Backlist Binge