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  • 31 New & Upcoming Indie Book Picks from a Top Goodreads Reviewer

    Lori Hettler is the founder and moderator of The Next Best Book Club, one of the most popular groups on Goodreads, and has been a reader and reviewer of independently published (“indie”) literature for more than a decade. She also advocates for small presses as a freelance publicist. Here …
    Source: GoodreadsPublished on 2019-05-15
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 15th, 2019

    Sponsored by Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. The Price
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Amanda Nelson
  • Find The Perfect Vintage Removable Wallpaper for Book and Comic Lovers

    One of the biggest trends right now in home decorating is vintage removable wallpaper. This isn’t the kind of wallpaper we’ve all come to cringe about when watching home shows or dealing with our own fixer uppers. This is wallpaper that’s stylish, trendy, and applicable with a little peel-and-stick. More …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Kelly Jensen
  • Michelle Motivates Barry
    We at Book Riot enjoy speculating (privately, for the most part) on what might cause a book such as Barack Obama’s presidential memoir to be delayed. Is it strategic, e.g. the publisher waiting until after the primaries to release it? Does Barry have writer’s block? And of course, we wonder …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Annika Barranti Klein
  • More Latina Authors From the Texas-Mexico Border You Should Know

    In my previous post about Latina Authors From the Texas-Mexico Border You Should Know, I highlighted three amazing authors whose contributions to literature cannot and should not be ignored. Their works emphasize life along the border and their experiences as individuals of a marginalized and diverse group. I wish I …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Romeo Rosales
  • 40 of the Most Popular Translated Books on Goodreads
    In celebration of World Book Day, Goodreads recently announced 40 of the most popular translated books on the site, writing that “the joy of reading is universal—that’s why we’re shining a spotlight on some of the most popular translated books on Goodreads!” So what made the list? It’s a mixture …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Pierce Alquist
  • 15 Elastic Book Bands That Are Too Pretty To Hide Between Your Pages

    Whether you call them book bands, stretchy bookmarks, or elastic bookmarks, they’re simple: a strap of elastic that wraps around your book, holding your place for your next read. What I love about book bands, though, is how versatile they are. They can hold down your pages if you have …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Nikki VanRy
  • Bookstore Blues: Moving Away From My Favorite Bookstore

    It’s not easy to move away from your favorite bookstore, whether it’s an old childhood haunt or a place of comfort through major #adulting milestones. The latter has to do with my own experience. Last December, I moved from Chicago to a suburb of Indianapolis. Overall, it’s been a great …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Lyndsie Manusos
  • 13 of the Best Single Parent Romances

    Not that I know much about parenthood, because I’m not a parent yet, but I saw my mom and my dad work so hard for me all through the years of my childhood, my teen years and now my adulthood, and really, they do so much for me, I cannot …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Silvana Reyes Lopez
  • 12 Recent Locked Room Mysteries For Fans Of Escape Rooms

    After a long absence, classic locked room mysteries are making their suspenseful comeback. The genre that first became popular with works like Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None and again in 2016 with Ruth Ware’s girls’ weekend gone awry In A Dark, Dark Wood, books about groups trapped in small …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-15By Ann Foster

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