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  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 30th, 2019

    Sponsored by Read Harder Journal, a reading log for tracking your books and reading outside your comfort zone! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Day of the Duchess by Sarah MacLean for $1.99. Get
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-30By S. Zainab Williams
  • Two Great Books To Fight Stigma Around Autism in Tweens & Teens

    If you work in a school, chances are you are in contact with a student with autism. The UK’s National Autistic Society states that 1 in every 100 school children in the UK is autistic and over 40% of them say they’ve been bullied at school. Schools play a crucial …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-30By Lucas Maxwell
  • Shop Less, Give More: 4 Ways to Give Bookish Experiences as Gifts This Holiday Season

    There are plenty of reasons to give gifts that are experiences instead of material objects. Don’t get me wrong: books make great gifts! That will always be true. If, however, you’re looking to change up your gifting strategy and still delight the book lover in your life, consider giving an
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-30By Isabelle Popp
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 29th, 2019

    Sponsored by Read Harder Journal, a reading log for tracking your books and reading outside your comfort zone! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Normal People by Sally Rooney for $3.99. Get it here, or just …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-29By S. Zainab Williams
  • Call Me Enamored: Why I Love the First Line of Moby Dick

    The first line of Moby-Dick, “Call me Ishmael,” is among the most instantly recognizable in all of classic Western literature. Other famous first lines in books may have more in the way of literary fireworks, but “Call me Ishmael” is more like one of those fireworks that’s just a bright
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-29By Isabelle Popp
  • How to Find a Book in the Library: Your 101 Guide

    Finding books in the library is my jam. Actually, since I’m a librarian, it’s literally my bread and butter. Aw, heck, I love finding books—and other information materials—so much, let’s just call it the whole peanut butter and jelly sandwich and the best thing since sliced bread. There might be
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-29By Abby Hargreaves
  • 5 Middle Grade and YA Graphic Novels with Awesome Adults

    A lot of children’s and young adult stories depend on the absence of adults. Trusted adults have either died or been taken by some evil, leaving the main character alone to fend for themself, sometimes for the length of a quest and sometimes forever. The female trusted adult, whatever her …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-29By S.W. Sondheimer
  • Friday Fund Days: Drop Some Dollars & Help Some Classrooms
    With the world being a difficult place for those of any marginalized background, one of the things those of us who are looking to do something can do is donate to those in need. Thousands of teachers each year ask for a little help with seeking supplies for their classrooms …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-29By Christine Hoxmeier
  • Beverly Jenkins is Trailblazing Her Way onto Television

    Social media was aflutter last week when Beverly Jenkins announced that Forbidden, the first novel in her Old West series, had been optioned by Sony Pictures Television in a first look deal via the Ripped Bodice partnership that was announced last year.

    I can finally share this: …

    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-29By Jessica Pryde
  • Shopping Can Be Murder: 6 Dangerous Books for Black Friday

    Look, maybe you think you absolutely need that new discounted TV. Or maybe you’re looking for an escape from familial togetherness. I get it. The capitalist bonanza of Black Friday can be alluring.  But here’s what I’m saying: be careful.  I’m not talking about avoiding those elbows to the face
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-29By Nicole Hill

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