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  • Suzanne Collins Announces Hunger Games Prequel for 2020

    Hunger Games fans: have you missed the world of Panem since the ending of the trilogy and subsequent films? Well, now there’s a new and exciting release on the horizon for you in 2020. According to The Associated Press (AP), author Suzanne Collins has announced a prequel to her bestselling Hunger Games
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-17By Emily Martin
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for June 17th, 2019

    Sponsored by Harper Audio   These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Ross Poldark by Winston Graham for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. Things Fall
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-17By Amanda Nelson
  • 5 Things I Want to See in the TALENTED MR. RIPLEY TV Series

    A Talented Mr. Ripley TV series is in the works, and I for one have a lot of feelings about that. I mean, there have been a few Ripley movie adaptations, but this is different. It’s meant to cover the whole Ripliad, the five-book series by Patricia Highsmith depicting everyone’s …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-17By Elisabeth Cook
  • YA Horror Short Stories: Get Your Scares In These Anthologies and Collections

    Short stories are a staple in the adult world of horror. There are loads of great anthologies, as well as journals and magazines, dedicated to the horror short story. But this isn’t so much the case in YA, which seems to be lacking in as much breadth and depth in …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-17By Kelly Jensen
  • 25 Third Person Omniscient Books To Expand Your POV

    I don’t pay too much attention to point-of-view when I’m reading. If a book is good, a book is good! But third-person omniscient POV—when a story’s narrator is detached from the action and able to hop into different character’s perspectives—can add a lot to the narration. It’s great for books …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-17By Erin Mayer
  • The Subtle Magic of Reading on an Airplane

    I recently took a flight across the country. Although flights can be uncomfortable, boring, even agonizing experiences in many ways (I’m thinking specifically of the restrooms), every time I fly I look forward to one simple pleasure: the subtle magic of reading on an airplane. A flight is a …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-17By D.R. Baker
  • 6 Books About Queer Princesses for Readers of All Ages

    As a kid, I loved princess stories. I know, I know. But books like Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine, Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix, and Princess Ben by Catherine Gilbert Murdock enchanted me, and then in middle school I fell hard for The Princess Diaries series by Meg
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-17By Tirzah Price
  • The Joys of a Spontaneous Two-Person Book Club

    I’ve never been much of a book club person. By which I mean I’ve never been in anything most people would call a book club. I feel like I have, though, because my mom used to be part of one. I would sometimes read the selections she brought home. She …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-17By Elisabeth Cook
  • 50 Must-Read Books by YouTubers

    If you watch any content on YouTube, you’re probably aware of the overwhelming number of books by YouTubers that have been published in the last several years. For a while, it seemed every major YouTuber was getting a book deal to write a memoir about their life and rise to …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-17By Emily Polson
  • The 7 Most Important Umbrellas of SFF

    For years, I’ve had a bit of a vendetta against umbrellas. I’m already fussing with a purse, a book, a jacket, and sometimes a laptop on metro, so why am I adding yet one more item to that list? It’s one more thing to fumble, fuss with and eventually forget …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-06-17By Emily Wenstrom

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