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  • In ‘Labyrinth,’ a Musician With Amnesia Loses Life’s Rhythm
    Burhan Sonmez’s new novel asks big questions about individuals and societies: What makes us who we are? And if we can’t remember our past, does it still belong to us? …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-25
  • In Greenwich Village, the Perfect New York Bookstore Lives On
    Chain stores have come and gone but Three Lives & Company remains, and is still the archetype of a neighborhood hangout. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-25
  • Dreaming Up Disneyland
    In “Disney’s Land,” Richard Snow explains how Walt Disney turned 240 acres of orange groves into the iconic California theme park. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-25
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 25th, 2019

    Sponsored by Hachette Audio. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals My Brief History by Stephen Hawking for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. New Kid by Jerry Craft for …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-25By Vanessa Diaz
  • Superheroes and the Most Important Meal of the Day

    I do a lot of cooking. I also spend a lot of time thinking about superheroes. I’ve combined these disparate interests on a couple of occasions, including here on Book Riot when I spent some time considering which cookbooks each Avenger would contribute to the Avenger’s Tower library. A meal …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-25By S.W. Sondheimer
  • 20 Personal Development Books For Your Best 2020

    Why wait until the new year to focus on personal development? As we near the end of 2019, there are so many great personal development books that can help you better yourself in many different areas of your life. Here are 20 of the best personal development books to get …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-25By Emily Martin
  • Celebrities Reading: Why Book Lists and Private Libraries Fascinate Us

    Books are an essential part of my life, as I believe they are part of yours since you are reading this. However, there is a particular aspect of book-loving that has always fascinated me: collecting books and building a private library. It has always been a dream of mine to …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-25By Giovanna Centeno
  • 20 Must-Read Time Travel Books
    Hear me out, there’s a sub-genre of sci-fi that that has a touch of anything you could ever want: time travel books. The best time travel books come in all packages: adventure, historical fiction, romance, social commentary, mystery, humor, poetry. It really has it all. So, if you can still …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-25By Dana Lee
  • Want to Read More? Here Are 7 No-Nonsense Tips

    I should honestly start charging every person who asks me the age-old question, “How do you read so many books?!” I can never give anyone a clear or definitive answer, because everyone is different. I also can’t really answer the question because reading has been a part of my everyday …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-25By Jeffrey Davies
  • Available Reads Extension is a Game Changer

    Ever wished you could connect your Goodreads account to your local library’s catalog and know when a book on your TBR is available? Good news: now you can, thanks to the Available Reads extension. The Available Reads extension allows you to see a listing of copies available on OverDrive—one of …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-25By Kelly Jensen

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