Riot Headline The Most Read Books on Goodreads This Week

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What Makes an “It” Book?

And what were the "it" books of 2024?

New Year, Newish Reading Goals

Here's to having more fun, being more annoying, doing more life.

People Aren’t Lying About Reading. You’re Just Insecure.

Some tough love around end of year reading wrap ups.

When The World Is Dark, How Do You Rekindle Your Light?

On losing–and finding–joy in browsing the bookstore

Goodreads Needs to Do Better by Marginalized Authors

As is evident from the latest messy book world drama.

The History of [Thing] in [Number] Things: 2023 Microhistories

Or: a round-up of 2023's entries in my favorite micro-genre

5 Tips for Giving Better Bookish Gifts

Stop trying to make everyone read your favorites.

How to Cure a Reading Slump

7 tried and true methods backed by 7 years of professional reading experience.

Triggers, Trauma, and True Crime

Trauma is just so rude.

Censorship in Prisons is Part of Slavery’s Legacy

And books are vital for freedom.