#breaking in books

The Best LGBTQ Books of the Year, According to Lambda Literary

Here are the winners of the 34th annual Lambda Literary Awards, including the best Bisexual Fiction, Gay Memoir, LGBTQ YA, and more.

72 of the Most Popular New Books on Goodreads Right Now

Goodreads has revealed 72 of the best new adult and YA books of the year so far. The list includes everything from romance to sci-fi.

NYPL is Giving Away 500,000 Free Books This Summer!

As part of its summer programming, the New York Public Library is giving away 500,000 free books to kids and teens this summer!

LeVar Burton Calls National Increase in Book Bans “Embarrassing”

During a recent interview on The View, LeVar Burton said, "It’s embarrassing that we are banning books in this country."

Audiobook Sales Up for 10th Straight Year

Audiobook sales are up for the tenth straight year. Here are the results from a few studies detailing audiobook listener habits.

Unburnable Copy of The Handmaid’s Tale Sells for $130,000

An unburnable copy of The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood has been sold for $130,000 and will benefit the fight against censorship.

Barnes & Noble Announces Their Best Books of 2022 So Far

Ranging from middle grade fantasy to adult literary fiction and romance, here are Barnes & Noble's top 10 books of 2022 so far.

A Group of Louisiana Libraries Block Cultural Displays

A group of Louisiana libraries block cultural displays, including Pride, Black and Woman's History Month, and others.

New Children’s Book by Channing Tatum Inspired by His Daughter

The new children's book by Channing Tatum is inspired by his daughter, their relationship, and the importance of being unique.

R.L. Stine is Releasing New Horror Stories for Kids This Summer

R.L. Stine is famous writing horror stories that have been scaring kids and teens for decades. This summer, he is releasing more.