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  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for October 15th, 2019

    Sponsored by Will Ruff and his debut novel, The Tomb of the Primal Dragon. Now for $0.99! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Collector’s Apprentice by B. A. Shapiro for $1.99. Get it here, or just …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-15By Vanessa Diaz
  • In Rare Tie, the 2019 Booker Prize Will Be Shared

    On Monday, October 14, the judges of the Booker Prize announced a shocking twist: the 2019 award will be shared by Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood (for The Testaments) and British author Bernadine Evaristo (for Girl, Woman, Other). In the 50 years since the Booker was established in 1959, the …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-15By Sarah S. Davis
  • Navigating a Comic Con While Under the Weather

    New York Comic Con (NYCC) comes around once a year, and my first time going to NYCC—or any Con, for that matter—was last year. I had a blast, and ever since then had been looking forward to this year’s Con. I arranged for childcare for my son, made sure to …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-15By Jaime Herndon
  • Just, Like, Pictures of Cats and Books
    Cats and books. There’s no doubt that cats are the ideal reading companion. Before all you dog people protest, hear me out: You don’t have to interrupt your reading to take them for a walk, they will quietly sit by your side or on your lap while you get lost …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-15By Abby Hargreaves
  • 9 Literary Silk Scarves For Your Fall Fashion Needs

    Fall is here, as are all of the trends for fashion. This year, one of the biggest trends—cited by Etsy, as well as sighted everywhere—are silk scarves. They’re versatile, they’re fun, and they add something totally unique to any outfit, whether worn around the neck, as a headband, on a …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-15By Kelly Jensen
  • QUIZ: Which Harry Potter Witch Are You?
    We solemnly swear that we are up to no good this Halloween season—or, well, at least up to some witchy shenanigans. Because Halloween means witches, and witches means Harry Potter. (Obviously.) And having dreamed of receiving our Hogwarts letters since our 11th birthday (don’t pretend you aren’t still waiting for …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-15By Rachel Brittain
  • Writing From Real Life, in All Its Excruciating Detail
    “Reality fiction” is a publishing sensation in Norway. But some have accused the country’s most high-profile writers of revealing intimate secrets under the guise of fiction. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-15
  • 30 of the Top Nonfiction Books on Goodreads

    It’s impossible to say what the top nonfiction books are. What method could possibly tell us which books, of the millions available, are the best? This post is an attempt to use Goodreads to come to some sort of answer. How I Put Together a List of the Top Nonfiction …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-15By Rebecca Hussey
  • It’s Okay to Burn Out on the Things You Love—Reading Included

    Creative types are haunted by a specific misconception: that because we are spending time doing what we love, we aren’t allowed to be burnt out by it, exhausted from it, or tired of it. We place the expectation on creative souls of constant engagement. You’re the lucky one who writes …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-15By Leah Rachel von Essen
  • 150 Winter New Releases to Add to Your TBR

    Is your TBR overflowing? Well, #sorrynotsorry for doing this to you. I’ve got the best of the best of winter new releases as we close out 2019 and start 2020. Everything from picture books to adult titles and every genre in between—what more could you want? Other than a bigger …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-15By Kate Krug

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