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Pass the Tissues: 10 Authors Like Nicholas Sparks

For readers thinking about branching out, look no further: this list of authors like Nicholas Sparks covers contemporary writers you'll love.

The Worst Books We Were Given As Gifts

Ever have someone gift you a book that was absolutely the wrong book they could have given? Here are the worst books these Rioters received.

Nicholas Sparks: Thou Art My Nemesis

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

Nicholas Sparks: Thou Art My Nemesis

Dear Sir: It’s a big week for you, I see. With the release of See Me, you’ll be but a book away ...

August Book To Screen Adaptation News

Hollywood loves to mine the book world for stories, new and old, that can be re-imagined and brought to the ...

No One Wants To Read A “Healthy” Love Story

I am vehemently anti-Fifty Shades of Grey. From my perspective, Christian Grey is a bully whose approaches to sex reek of ...

October Book Adaptation News

Lots of films, television shows, mini-series, and musicals all find their origins in books. If you are someone who wants ...

The Latest News on Book Adaptations

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a book is always* better than its film and/or television adaptation. Hollywood loves ...

Why So Serious?: Reimagining the Author Photo

Everyone loves a good Serious Author Photo. Capturing writers in their natural habitat of intense concentration, brows furrowed in pensive ...

Where to Start with Nicholas Sparks

Supposing you want to start reading Nicholas Sparks but you find his body of work intimidating? I get it. If ...

Roger Ebert’s Best Reviews of Movies Based on Books

When I heard last week that Roger Ebert passed away after his long battle with cancer, I thought of two ...

Why Re-Read?

Wanna see a magic trick? First, observe there’s nothing up my sleeves, right? Okay, now watch me magically split the ...

When Literary Opposites Attract

People often ask me — since I’m always reading more than one book at once — how do you keep ...

12 Literary Predictions for 2012

Here’s how I see this literary year going down. Tell me if you disagree. January — The first literary mystery ...