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7 Cures for Your Book Hangover

A friend of mine recently finished Uprooted by Naomi Novik, which I’d given her for her birthday. She texted me ...

Book Quirks

Welcome to the Dear Book Nerd podcast, a bi-weekly show that answers your questions about life, love, and literature! My special guest host this week is the great Eric Smith. We answer three listener-submitted questions and discuss topics such as quirky book habits, how to make yourself an ideal candidate for a publishing internship, and whether or not a job on the "bookternet" is for you. Don't miss it!

Real Talk About Librarians, Book Banning, and YA

Welcome to the Dear Book Nerd podcast, a bi-weekly show that answers YOUR questions about life, love, and literature! My special guest co-host this week is the delightful and talented Matt de la Pena. In this episode, Matt and I answer three listener-submitted questions and discuss topics such as: whether or not you have to be monogamous with your librarian, how it feels to have your own book challenged by a school board, why YA literature is so important in the lives of teens, great resources for finding great YA books, and much, much more. Don't miss it!

How To Deal With the Book Buzz Blues

Welcome to Episode 2 of the Dear Book Nerd podcast! My guest host this week is once again the great Rebecca Schinsky. In this show, we answer two reader-submitted questions and discuss topics such as what makes a book a bestseller, how to choose what to read, and how to get back into the reading groove. This episode is sponsored by Audible.com.

Dear Book Nerd: "I Have an Arrest Record. Can I Get a Librarian Job?"

Helloooo, Book Nerders! Today’s topic is both intriguing and informative (or at least that’s my hope), so let’s get right ...

Dear Book Nerd: "My Girlfriend Never Read the Book I Gave Her"

Thanks for your submissions, everyone! Keep ’em coming! Let’s get right to this week’s question: Dear Book Nerd, “When we ...

Dear Book Nerd: "My Family Doesn't Read"

We put out the call for questions, and you guys didn’t disappoint! The response to my initial “Dear Book Nerd” ...

Dear Book Nerd: An Advice Column is Born

Here at Book Riot, we like to think of ourselves as providers of information, entertainment, and maybe even spiritual enlightenment ...