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  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for October 4th, 2019

    Sponsored by Swoon Reads. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Unexpected Stories by Octavia E. Butler for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. John Woman by Walter Mosley for …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-04By S. Zainab Williams
  • Cover Revealed for New HUNGER GAMES Prequel

    In June, Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins announced a new prequel to the bestselling series, set for release on May 19, 2020. Today at New York Comic Con, Scholastic revealed the cover to the upcoming novel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Fans received a few hints at the …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-04By Susie Dumond
  • Reading Pathways: Meg Cabot Books

    This reading guide to Meg Cabot books is sponsored by William Morrow Paperbacks.  When a massive hurricane severs all power and cell service to Little Bridge Island—as well as its connection to the mainland—twenty-five-year-old Bree Beckham isn’t worried . . . at first. She’s already escaped one storm—her emotionally abusive
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-04By Tirzah Price
  • The Most Unexpected Superhero Day Jobs

    At first glance, it might seem as though most superheroes can choose between basically two day jobs: journalist or billionaire playboy. (Green Hornet is both!) Once you get out of Metropolis and Gotham, though, you find a wider range of career options. There are superhero lawyers, pilots, professional athletes, office …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-04By Jessica Plummer
  • Friday Fund Days: Drop Some Dollars & Help Some Classrooms!
    With the world being a difficult place for those of any marginalized background, one of the things those of us who are looking to do something can do is donate to those in need. Thousands of teachers each year ask for a little help with seeking supplies for their classrooms …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-04By Carolina Ciucci
  • 6 Great Historical Romances With Queer Women Characters

    Queer women have always been here. Sometimes you just want some fictional proof in a happily ever after for some lady loving ladies in the past, you know? Here are six historical romances with queer women that you are guaranteed to love. The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-04By Casey Stepaniuk
  • 5 Books to Read in October to Get in the Spooky Spirit

    October is my favorite month of the year. People begin snuggling up in scarves and hats as they walk down leaf-filled sidewalks. Candles are being lit by windowsills. People are baking pumpkin spiced desserts. There’s a welcomed chill in the air, and the sky has a gloomy, greyish hue to
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-04By Olivia Páez
  • 20 Must-Read Best Essay Collections of 2019

    Calling all essay fans! For your reading pleasure, I’ve rounded up the best essay collections of 2019. It was a fabulous year for essays (although I say that about most years, to be honest). We’ve had some stellar anthologies of writing about disability, feminism, and the immigrant experience. We’ve had …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-04By Rebecca Hussey
  • 66 Star Wars Puns To Help You Pass Time Until THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

    *looks up from notebook* Oh, hi, I didn’t notice you there. Hmmm? Oh, I’m just thinking of some Star Wars puns. Not a big deal (*whispers* just like Finn). What’s that? I mean, yeah, I guess you could say I’m excited for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-04By Christine Hoxmeier
  • 7 Sci-fi and Fantasy Books to Curl Up With This Fall

    The calendar is telling me it’s October. I’m not sure I believe it, considering I live in Western Pennsylvania, it’s 80-something degrees today, and the tips of leaves have barely started to turn, but there you have it. I’m assuming at some point it will cool down and rain and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-04By S.W. Sondheimer

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