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20 Shakespeare Puns: The Good, the Bad, and the Awful

By the pricking of my thumbs, some Shakespeare puns this way come.

10 Unconventional Travel Writing Books

From a fictional feminist INTO THE WILD to a book about the history of time travel, these unconventional books about travel take the trope to new places.

Five Unexpectedly Valuable Books for Writers

Unexpectedly helpful books for writers that go beyond the typical -- even beloved -- writing guide.

9 Spine-Tingling Psychological Thrillers About Motherhood

From fertility problems to breastfeeding and childcare issues to social isolation, motherhood is full of anxiety and fears. In our ...

Indie Press Round-Up: July 2019 New Releases

My round-up of the latest great small and independent press books is ready! This month, I have three novels in ...

Independent Bookstore Day 2019: Our Favorite Indie Bookstores

Happy Independent Bookstore Day, Rioters! To celebrate this year, we asked our contributors to tell us about their favorite independent ...

5 Book-Related Phobias for the Curious Bookworm

Did you know the fear of paper has a name? Learn about this and more with a short list of the phobias associated with books and reading.

Bookish Bedding Ideas For Reading Nerds

Most readers love to share their love of reading with the world. Be it with their clothing, accessories, bumper stickers, ...

8 Books for Learning to Get Angry

Does anyone else have a hard time getting angry? It comes so easily to some people, but for me it’s ...

The 18 Best Dog Poems for Every Wag-Worthy Occasion

From Emily Dickinson to Pablo Neruda, this selection of poets demonstrate the range of ways we relate to dogs in these short dog poems.

8 Personal Challenge Ideas For Your Bookish Bucket List

Eight ideas for personal challenges, reading dares, and significant milestones to help you draft a bookish bucket list for your reading life.

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.

Read, Play, Love: Books About Violins And Violinists

Put down your bow, pick up these books about violins and violinists.

50 Must-Read Coming-of-Age Books

Coming of age books are timeless and there are so many different ways you can make a connection, whether it's the main character, the experience, or the family dynamic. Most times it's just the struggle. Growing up can be weird, awesome, stressful, and terrifying - books help. Here are 50 must-read coming of age books.

170+ Upcoming YA Books Hitting Shelves April–June 2018

Get your TBR ready for these upcoming YA books hitting shelves in the spring season of 2018. There's a book here for every kind of reader.