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  • The 25 Best Comic Books According to Goodreads

    Comics are overwhelming and enthralling. But where to begin? It feels like every author, illustrator, and series has a cult following with folks who know something you don’t (and can’t find on Wikipedia). However, you’ve seen the illustrated covers in your local bookstore and artfully displayed all over your Bookstagram …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-03By Neha Patel
  • 22 Of The Very Best First Lines Of Books
    The first line of a book is a liminal space: the curtains drawing upwards, the author leading you by the hand forward into a story (but also another world). A first line is a choice. Do you want to go further? Are the following lines and pages and chapters worth …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-03By Nikki VanRy
  • How to Become a Librarian
    I’ve been a librarian for about ten years. I’ve mostly worked as a reference librarian in public libraries, interfacing directly with patrons, but I also spent some time as a special research librarian early in my career. Today, I’m going to tell you not only how to become a librarian, …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-03By Anna Gooding-Call
  • 20 Ways to Read More Books in 2020

    As New Year’s Eve approaches, many people are thinking about their goals and resolutions for 2020. Reading more books is one of the most common resolutions. Maybe you didn’t read as many books as you wanted to this year. Maybe your TBR is getting out of control. Or maybe you …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-03By Susie Dumond
  • Make A Difference With DonorsChoose Giving Match Today!

    As a long-time fan of DonorsChoose and their commitment to helping teachers fund classroom projects, it seems fitting to highlight their campaign to help fulfill classroom wishes today on Giving Tuesday. Starting at 7 AM Eastern, all donations made through DonorsChoose will receive a 50% match. This means if you donate …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-03By Kelly Jensen
  • What to Do When Gifted a Book You Don’t Want

    Holiday season is upon us, and with it the season of receiving gifts from people who don’t actually know us very well. It’s happened to us all. Someone—maybe a distant relative or a coworker in a Secret Santa exchange—has to get you a gift, and all they know about you …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-03By D.R. Baker
  • Bookish Bullet Journal Supplies for Readers

    Bullet journaling is an easy way to plan your day and keep track of anything you want. I think of it as a mix between a planner and a journal. As a book lover, you can use it to keep track of your reading list for each month, book releases, …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-03By Etinosa Uwadiae
  • 3 Romance Book Apps Designed for Romance Readers

    There are a lot of ereaders and apps for reading ebooks out there. But what about romance book apps? There are a few focused only on the genre, and specially designed for romance readers. Intrigued? Keep reading to find out more. We know our favourite free reading apps and we …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-03By Laura Melgão
  • 14 of the Best Spooky Reads to Close Out Autumn

    Late fall is the perfect time for cozying up with a steaming drink and a spooky novel. These creepy, compulsively readable books out this year will take care of any leftover post-Halloween blues. While 2019 was a good year for horror novels, I wish more publishers would seek to publish …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-03By Rabeea Saleem
  • Cover Reveal: SAY YES TO THE DUKE By Eloisa James

    Say yes to the next book in Eloisa James’ Wildes of Lindow series! Take a look at the cover for Say Yes to the Duke, out May 2020. And check out the synopsis below: A shy wallflower meets her dream man–or does she?–in the next book in New York
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-03By Community

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