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  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 23th, 2019

    Sponsored by The Tenth Girl by Sara Faring, with Fierce Reads. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Sherlock Holmes in America: 14 Original Stories edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg, and Daniel Stashower for $1.99. Get
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-23By Vanessa Diaz
  • Your Intro to Manhwa and Webtoons

    Manhwa is the Korean version of manga. Thus manhwa is an umbrella term for Korean comics, although sometimes it’s used specifically for printed comics. This is what you should know about this genre and where to get started. How and Where to Read Manhwa and Webtoons Manhwa is produced in …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-23By Christine Ro
  • 11 Rosh Hashanah Books for Children and Babies

    Introducing children to Rosh Hashanah books is a great way to help them along the journey of being menschen (Hebrew/Yiddish for good people). Rosh Hashanah is a very important day for observant Jews, marking the start of the Jewish New Year. It begins the ten days of the High Holy …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-23By Rachel Rosenberg
  • 50 Must-Read Picture Books to Transport You to Another Place

    To travel is to live, so said Hans Christian Andersen. I love to travel, to see new places and cultures, and to meet new people. I think it is an immensely rich and rewarding experience, and one that I do not take for granted. For those who don’t have the …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-23By Jen Sherman
  • 8 Fascinating Books With Jesus As A Character

    Jesus Christ is one of the all-time most influential figures in religion, literature, and history. I understand why some Christians might consider any attempt to write fiction about Jesus offensive. Some of these books emphasize Christ’s divinity; others focus more on his humanity. In Christian theology, this focus is called …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-23By Grace Lapointe
  • 5 Boss Lady Books of Nonfiction

    Essay collections and memoirs have become a place where women can do the dangerous work of telling the truth. It is a form that often allows place, history, and current event to crash on top of each other like angry waves or be braided together with the calming click of …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-23By Gretchen Lida
  • An Introduction to Gabriela Mistral: The Only Latin American Woman to Win the Nobel Prize in Literature…So Far

    The Nobel Prize in Literature is one of the biggest awards that a writer can receive. The annual announcement is international news—a symbol of excellence. It’s considered a major highlight in any author’s career. Throughout the Nobel Prize’s history, only 14 women have been recognized as Nobel Laureates. Some of …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-23By Mariela Santos Muñiz
  • Reading Pathways: Donna Tartt

    It has come to my attention, through the various reviews I have stumbled upon online, that Donna Tartt is the kind of author that people either love or hate. While some are smitten by her writing, others can’t deal with the length and detailing of her narrative. It is rare
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-23By Carina Pereira
  • Fall In Love With This Ultimate Guide To Bookish Candles

    Fall is officially in the air, which means the weather is getting a bit cooler, the leaves are beginning to turn, pumpkin spice everything abounds, football season is here, and the nights are growing a little bit longer. All of these are the perfect reason for indulging in the season …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-23By Kelly Jensen
  • 15 Book Club Questions for LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE

    Looking for Little Fires Everywhere book club questions for your next discussion? We’ve got you covered. Why is Little Fires Everywhere a great book club book? To those out on their own paths, setting little fires This is the book dedication in Celeste Ng’s second novel, Little Fires Everywhere—a New York Times
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-23By Stacey Megally

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