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  • 6 Novels Based on Iconic Comic Characters

    Superheroes and comic book characters have been having a moment for a while now, with  new movie and TV adaptions around every corner. Recently, more comics have been adapted into long-form novels and series by new and well-known authors. As a reader, I personally prefer novels over comics and graphic …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Courtney Rodgers
  • 9 Books for YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS Podcast Fans

    Clearly, none of us has a shortage of podcasts to listen to (including all of Book Riot’s podcasts, right?). But one of my must-listens is You Must Remember This, hosted by Karina Longworth.  You Must Remember This is a deep-dive into, as Longworth puts it, the “secret and/or forgotten histories
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Nicole Hill
  • 28 of the Greatest WHEEL OF TIME Quotes

    If you’re seeking the next epic sprawling TV show to fill that Game of Thrones–sized shape in your heart, never fear, Wheel of Time is on its way to Amazon Studios. We don’t have a release date yet, but we do have this sneak peek at the cast , including …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Emily Wenstrom
  • 18 Bookish Gifts for Animal Lovers (and Pets!)

    Ever since I was a kid, people have known me as both a book lover and an animal lover, and whenever I receive gifts, it’s often got something to do with one or the other. Combine the two and you’ve got a surefire success, as far as I’m concerned. I’ve …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Patricia Thang
  • 16 Authors Like Neil Gaiman

    Looking for authors like Neil Gaiman? I’ve got you covered. These authors all write in the same genre(s) and/or have specific works that compare well with his books, comics, and stories. 16 Authors Like Neil Gaiman Presented in alphabetical order, here are 16 authors like Neil Gaiman, either currently writing …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Annika Barranti Klein

    Revisiting Anne of Green Gables takes me back to the early ’90s, during a critical point in my life. I was 13, and I spent two weeks in the hospital due to a Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis. Shortly after I was discharged, my great aunt Virginia invited my mother and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Cathleen Perez Brenycz
  • 10 Books Like BECOMING By Michelle Obama

    I read Becoming by Michelle Obama last winter over the course of 4 months. Now, I’m a fast reader. I read all 700 + pages of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in one sugar-fueled weekend. It wasn’t that I couldn’t push through it faster, I just didn’t …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Kiran Josen
  • Strategies for Reading Books You Already Have

    The book pile is more than half my height again. It gets out of hand because suddenly I’m reading six books for an article or I went to ComicCon or it was Tuesday and I was sad about it and, damn it, I deserve good things. Maybe you’ve just overdone …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Alex Luppens-Dale
  • 3 Romance Novels for Sub-Genre Skeptics

    I’m an avid romance reader, but there are particular sub-genres I shy away from. In some cases, I’m conscientiously trying to avoid objectionable subject matter within a sub-genre. There are some romance archetypes, especially those I believe are steeped in toxic masculinity, that I simply don’t know how to navigate …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Isabelle Popp
  • 10 Children’s Books About Art

    Studies show that art and creativity are integral aspects of early childhood education and beyond, yet art programs are continuously cut in elementary schools. This makes reading books about art at home and at school even more important, so kids have the early exposure they need. And beyond development, art …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Margaret Kingsbury

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