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  • 5 Diverse Romances We Want to See as Hallmark Christmas Movies

    Every year at around this time, an onslaught of feel-good movies seem to be perpetually airing on the Hallmark Channel (and its sister channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries). These movies stick rigidly to a now-familiar formula in which snowball fights, sipping hot chocolate while strolling down a picturesque street, and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-17By Ann Foster
  • 10 Fabulous November Books Out in the UK

    November is the perfect month to snuggle up with a gripping read on a cosy nights. Lucky for you, this month will see a variety of interesting books being published. Here are my picks. Bowie’s Books by John O’Connell (Bloomsbury) This is one of my most eagerly anticipated books of …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-17By Rabeea Saleem
  • Literary Tourism: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Rio de Janeiro is the kind of place that you can only think of like a dream. With a slow guitar playing Bossa Nova at the same time that the sun sets behind the waves painting the green tropical mountains red. Rio is a city that definitely doesn’t lack …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-17By Giovanna Centeno
  • Oprah Mag’s 23 Best LGBTQ Books of 2019: Critical Linking, November 17, 2019

    Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, sponsored by Quantum by international bestselling author Patricia Cornwell. “For as long as I can remember, the majority of literature about queer people has portrayed us either as targets of brutal physical and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-17By Vanessa Diaz
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 16th, 2019

    Sponsored by Book Riot’s $50 gift card to the indie bookstore of your choice giveaway! Enter here. 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 …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-16By S. Zainab Williams
  • A Brief Introduction to Bestselling Writer Isabel Allende

    If you love books, you’ve probably already heard the name Isabel Allende. She has written more than 20 books, according to her biography online, and sold more than 74 million copies. Over the years, Isabel Allende books have been adapted into movies, plays, radio programs, and more. According to the
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-16By Mariela Santos Muñiz
  • Weekend Giveaway: THE WIVES Audiobook by Tarryn Fisher

    This giveaway is sponsored by The Wives by Tarryn Fisher. 50 Early Audio Downloads of The Wives, the upcoming thriller by New York Times bestselling author Tarryn Fisher, are up for grabs! How far would you go to find the truth about your husband?  Imagine that your husband has two …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-16By Vanessa Diaz
  • New Statue Unsettles Italian City: Is It Celebrating a Poet or a Nationalist?
    Boasting a proud literary pedigree, Trieste is populated with statues. But none has provoked passions like that of Gabriele d’Annunzio, who inspired Fascism and briefly ruled his own state last century. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-16
  • Revisiting Baldwin vs. Buckley
    Nicholas Buccola talks about “The Fire Is Upon Us,” and Saeed Jones discusses “How We Fight for Our Lives.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-15
  • The Trouble With Identity Politics
    Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-15

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