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  • The 25 Best Children’s Books of 2019
    The most notable picture books, middle grade and young adult books of the year, selected by The Times’s children’s books editor. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-02
  • Dissecting Brett Kavanaugh’s ‘Supreme Ambition’
    In her impressively reported new account, Ruth Marcus unpacks the political maneuvering behind the justice’s ascent to the Supreme Court. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-02
  • Join Us for Persist: A Feminist Book Club on Instagram

    Sponsored by Workman Publishing. In 2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman ever to be elected to Congress. Her commitment to speaking truth to power and her ability to shape the national conversation have made her one of the most fascinating political figures of our times. The new book AOC:
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-02By Vanessa Diaz
  • Books May Be Dead in 2039, but Stories Live On
    On the 600th anniversary of the Gutenberg press, we can still celebrate how stories are shared. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-02
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 2nd, 2019

    Sponsored by Feminist Book Club Box + Podcast. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Dread Nation by Justine Ireland for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. Stay Sexy &
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-02By Vanessa Diaz
  • A Reader’s Life, Starting With a Middle Grade Book About Death

    “Mom, I read a book today and I liked it so much.” I was 10 years old and in the middle of a glorious, book-filled summer break. The sun was just beginning to sink toward the horizon as I set the table and my mom cooked at the stove. “What …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-02By Stacey Megally
  • Have a Spooky Holiday With Christmas Ghost Stories

    While these days, Christmas stories focus on feel-good Hallmark-style romance, a century ago ghost stories were much more common this time of year. In William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, a character notes that “a sad tale’s best for winter.” Mary Shelley’s Frankensteinnot a ghost story but certainly a spooky tale, …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-02By Ann Foster
  • 50 YA Paperback Books for Winter 2019–2020

    Winter might not be about beaches and totable books, unless you’re in thee Southern Hemisphere, but chances are you’ll still want to have a lightweight paperback in your tote, your pocket, or ready for those long days of reading by your local cafe’s fireplace. Here’s a look at  some of …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-02By Kelly Jensen
  • December 2019 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations

    Welcome to Book Riot’s December 2019 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations! As the year wraps up, what new book should you add to your TBR? Let the stars be your guide! Find your astrological sign below for your December horoscope, perfectly paired with a newly released book. Aries (March 21–April 19) …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-02By Susie Dumond
  • My Library Card, My Constant Friend

    I can’t remember exactly how old I was when I got my first personal library card. It was before I was 8, since it was before my mother passed away and she was the one who was there with me. I do remember the feeling of pride and awe. Now …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-02By P.N. Hinton

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