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How Does Goodreads Make Money?

How does Goodreads make money? Tech experts say it cashes in on your data, just like many social networking sites do.

Why Do Reviewers Include Disclaimers About ARCs?

Why do so many reviewers disclose that they've received ARCs? I polled 20 Rioters and Bookstagramers to find out,

Cookbook Showdown: The Best Iced Tea Recipes, Tested

We pit four cookbooks against each other to find the ultimate best iced tea recipe, and here are the results, with photo evidence.

The 100 Most Influential Queer Books of All Time

From Sappho to Audre Lorde to Rivers Solomon, we track the 100 most influential queer books—fiction, nonfiction, and poetry—of all time, including The City and the Pillar by Gore Vidal.

Some of the Best Recent Book Adaptations

Let’s take a deep dive into what makes book adaptations good and take a look at some of the best recent book adaptations you can watch!

Who Was Sappho?

Sappho was born sometime around in the 7th century BCE in Ancient Greece, but who was Sappho and why do we still read her poetry?

The Age of Un-Innocence: Feminine Loneliness in BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY and SEX AND THE CITY

How does loneliness and the single life as portrayed in '90s classics Sex and the City and Bridget Jones's Diary resonate today?

Cookbook Showdown: Best Waffle Recipes

Four waffle recipes from four cookbooks. Which waffle was the best?

Why Should We Care About Freedom of the Press?

While the internet has made information more accessible than ever, we're facing new threats to freedom of the press.

A Bookish Coastal U.S. Road Trip: Pacific Coast Highway

Seattle to San Diego. 1200 miles. We're taking a one route bookish road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway!