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And I’d Do It Again: Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

Sometimes a reading a particular book can be so amazing, so life-changing, or so personal, that when other people read it, ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In May

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...

7 Very Long Book Series

On May 12th, Mark Z Danielewski’s new book, The Familiar, Volume 1: One Rainy Day in May, will be published ...

Dear J.K. Rowling: Give Us Harry Potter Prequels

J.K. Rowling dropped by TODAY to again squash our hopes and dreams regarding another Harry Potter book. OR DID SHE? Saying “I’m ...

Wintry Novels for Every Seasonal Mood

With the holidays over, it’s time to brace the rest of winter. The harsh, cold, unforgiving winter. The snow is ...

December Book Adaptation News

1. The BBC, along with Brontë Film and TV, is set to adapt the J.K. Rowling/Robert Galbraith crime novels. The ...

It’s My Anniversary! Five Things I Learned From Book Riot

A little over one year ago, between book reviewing gigs, desperate for like-minded book people to talk to and read, ...

Amtrak Writer’s Residency Semifinalists: The Entries

Earlier this year Amtrak, our nation’s beloved but not really well-used (and fairly expensive) rail transportation system announced the Amtrak Residency ...

The Thrill of the (Used Bookstore) Hunt

I’m stubborn in life. I’m stubborn with my habits.  I’m just plain stubborn. So of course this would extend to ...

J.K. Rowling Did Make a Mistake, But It Wasn’t the Ron-Hermione Pairing

If you’ve been keeping up with the bookish internet recently, you’ve heard the news that J.K. Rowling has announced that ...

Why THE CUCKOO’S CALLING Wasn’t a Success Until We Knew J.K. Rowling Wrote It

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

J.K. Rowling Tin Foil Hat Moment

This week, Rebecca and Jeff talk about the surprise Rowling book, a new device for reading to kids, the crazy prolificness of Alexandre Dumas, and a new book so scary sounding that you'll have to keep it in a freezer. This week's episode is sponsored by Audible.com.

The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #11: J.K. Rowling Tin Foil Hat Moment

  The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #11: J.K. Rowling Tin Foil Hat Moment This week, Rebecca and Jeff talk about ...

5 Books J.K. Rowling Should Write

Guys, I’m still amazed that J.K. Rowling secretly published a book under a pseudonym. I’m also amazed at the versatility ...

JK Rowling Published a New Book in April…and Everybody Just Found Out About It

Well, you don’t get breaking book news like this very often, but The Independent reported last night that J.K. Rowling ...