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  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 14th, 2019

    Sponsored by Read Harder Journal, a reading log brought to you by Book Riot. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Florida by Lauren Groff for $4.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-14By Community
  • The Little Free Libraries of East Rogers Park

    There are three Little Free Libraries within less than a mile of me, and many more in my neighborhood. I live on the east side of Rogers Park, a community between Northwestern and Loyola Universities on Chicago’s far north side. It is one of Chicago’s very few integrated neighborhoods, and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-14By Gretchen Lida
  • Pairing Nails and Book Covers

    While I’ve never been a makeup girl, one thing I have always loved is nail polish. In middle school, I hoarded it. I would use my babysitting money to buy them; get mini nail polish packs in my Christmas stocking; and trade with my friends. I was the girl who
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-14By P.N. Hinton
  • Win A Year of Free Books!

    We’re giving away a year of free books, courtesy of Macmillan’s eDeals Newsletter. Just fill out the form below and you could win a one-year subscription to the TBR Hardcover level, which includes three new books every three months! Here’s a little more about the Macmillan eDeals Newsletter: The Macmillan
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-13By Community
  • William McFeely, Pulitzer-Winning Historian, Dies as 89
    The author of acclaimed biographies of Ulysses S. Grant and Frederick Douglass, he also helped establish Yale’s black studies department. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • Don McDonagh, Dance Critic and Author, Dies at 87
    In his reviews in The New York Times, he championed experimental choreographers emerging in the 1960s and ’70s. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • Elisabeth Sifton, Editor and Tamer of Literary Lions, Dies at 80
    She was also a publisher and an author whose memoir affirmed that her father, the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, had popularized the Serenity Prayer. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • Jimmy Kimmel Has a New Favorite Crowd: Kids
    The new author has so enjoyed the warm reception to his book, “sometimes I wish I had nothing but children in my audience at the show.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • Poems About the Challenges of Life After Prison
    Reginald Dwayne Betts talks about “Felon,” and Jung Chang discusses “Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • The Most Popular Mysteries of the Second Half of the Year
    Want to read the latest and greatest in the mystery and thriller genre? We dug into our data to find readers’ top 20 mysteries published in the U.S. within the past six months. You’ll find some familiar names in the mix, with new books from Louise Penny, Lee Child, and …
    Source: GoodreadsPublished on 2019-12-13

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