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  • Which DC Superhero Are You?
    DC Comics is home to the oldest and most iconic superheroes in the world. But which DC superhero are you most like? Are you a big blue Boy Scout, a felonious feline, or the King of the Sea? Take the quiz below to find out! Which DC Superhero Are You? …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-18By Jessica Plummer
  • 10 Books About Emily Dickinson to Read After Watching DICKINSON

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard that Apple has come out with their own streaming service, Apple TV+. And if you haven’t dropped everything to go watch future EGOT winner Hailee Steinfeld star as Emily Dickinson on their new series Dickinson, I’m not sure if we …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-18By Jeffrey Davies
  • 7 Short Reads That You Can Finish in One Sitting

    Looking for your next overnight read? Or a post-work book bud? Or just to tick off your Goodreads goal for 2019? We’ve got you covered with these short books. Here is a list of short but intense reads that you can finish in a couple of sittings. Happy reading! Sold
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-18By Dee Das
  • All the Meghan Markle Book Recommendations Fit to Print

    Despite recent tensions reported in the royal family, the public remains fascinated with Meghan Markle and her and Prince Harry’s fairytale-like romance. But even before she married into what’s arguably the world’s most famous royal family, Markle was a tastemaker and trend setter. Through her role on Suits and her …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-18By Tasha Brandstatter
  • Show Off Your Library Love With Library Stickers

    We all went wild for bookish stickers. Let’s go even deeper this time and get excited about library vinyl stickers and decals that are perfect for laptops, notebooks, and water bottles. Whether you’re a librarian, a future librarian, or just deeply appreciative of all things library, these library stickers are …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-18By Kelly Jensen
  • The Nature Writing that Helped Me Fall in Love with the Outdoors

    I am not outdoorsy. I’ve never been camping (except if you count tent camping on a baseball field in a stadium with Boy Scouts camping), and before I attended graduate school in North Carolina, I wasn’t even aware that hiking the Appalachian Trail was a thing. Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-18By Jaime Herndon
  • Deck the Halls with Harry Potter Christmas Decorations! 25+ To DIY or Buy

    I’ve found the perfect Harry Potter Christmas decorations for you, whether you like DIY projects or you prefer to buy. There’s something about the colder months that makes me want to reread Harry Potter all over again. Maybe it’s the image of a snowy Hogsmeade during the children’s weekend field …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-18By Emily Martin
  • A Brief (and Admittedly Incomplete) History of Cookbooks

    On Saturday mornings in my house, my wife and I sit on the sofa with cups of coffee and talk about food. What we want to eat, what we have leftover, what we should plan for the week ahead. And once we establish what we want, we turn to our …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-18By Dana Staves
  • Rioters Share Surprising Secrets: The Harry Potter Confessions

    Harry Potter is bigger than books. At this point, it kind of represents a bookish lifestyle for a certain group of readers. The truest Harry Potter confession is that it’s more unique to not have a personal connection to the series. However, it’s ingrained into the fabric of many who …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-18By Ashlie Swicker
  • The Family is Present in This One: 5 Books That Tackle Familial Relationships

    I have always wondered why so many protagonists, especially teenage ones, are orphans or far far away from home. Authors have various reasons for taking characters away from family, such as giving them a mysterious backstory or freeing them to go on an adventure. We readers also fantasize about being …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-18By Neha Patel

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