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  • Flea Had a Wild Life. Then He Joined Red Hot Chili Peppers.
    In a new memoir, the bassist describes how he expanded his consciousness, found his muse and landed in a storied rock band. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-24
  • Twyla Tharp Wants You to Move
    In her new book, “Keep It Moving,” the choreographer applies the lessons of a lifetime in dance to an ordinary body. Yours. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-10-24
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for October 24th, 2019

    Sponsored by Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller, Now in Paperback. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. Destroyer
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-24By Amanda Nelson
  • Check Out the Titles That Inspired the 2019 Fall Anime Season

    We’re a few weeks into the 2019 fall anime season. Are you watching anything new? Or are you waiting until the season is done so you can marathon your shows without having to wait for new episodes? No shame if you are. It’s not my favorite mode of watching anime, …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-24By Vernieda Vergara
  • How to Determine the Reading Level of a Book

    Fountas and Pinnell, Lexile Level, Primer, Pre-primer, Beginning Reader are all terms you may have heard if you have a young reader in your house. Seriously, what does it all mean? Is there actually a way how to determine the reading level of a book? If your child can read …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-24By Katherine Willoughby
  • 6 Themed Cookbooks to Spice Up Mealtime

    I am nothing if not a sucker for a theme, especially where cooking is concerned. Just knowing a recipe comes from a book related to a fandom I hold dear, or fits somehow with the dish next to it, makes even the most mundane evening special, and my kids seem …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-24By S.W. Sondheimer
  • 39 Rad LORD OF THE RINGS Tattoos
    While flash tattoos will always be a reality, not all of those who wander into tattoo shops are lost—especially not those who’re looking to have gorgeous Lord of the Rings tattoos inked on. J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings is over a thousand pages long; if you love it, that’s …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-24By Michelle Anne Schingler
  • 20 Must-Read Books With Love Triangles

    This list of books about love triangles is sponsored by The Years After You by Emma Woolf, from Amberjack Publishing. The Years After You is a tale of betrayal and forgiveness, family and friendship, loss and redemption. A painful but powerful modern love story, it explores the cost of marital …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-24By Alison Doherty
  • Fall 2019 New Releases in Translation

    The days are shorter. The nights are colder. The books are coming at a rate that few can keep up with. It must be fall! And what a season it is, with a new Krasznahorkai novel, the U.S. release of the Man Booker International Prize Winner Celestial Bodies, some exceptional …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-24By Pierce Alquist
  • Carolyn Keene and the Mystery of the Real Nancy Drew Author

    Who really wrote the Nancy Drew books? A recent article about the CW series referred to Carolyn Keene as the original Nancy Drew author and stated that Harriet Stratemeyer Adams later rewrote some of the novels. This is close to the truth, but not the whole story by a long …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-10-24By Annika Barranti Klein

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