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  • J.K. Rowling Makes Transphobic Statement on Twitter
    J.K. Rowling, best known as the author of the Harry Potter books, confirmed today on Twitter that she supports anti-trans, anti-science statements. Trigger warning for her words and discussion of what they mean.

    Dress however you please.Call yourself whatever you like.Sleep with any consenting adult who’ll have …

    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-19By Annika Barranti Klein
  • 10 New Books We Recommend This Week
    Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-19
  • An Ex-Jesuit Who Wrote Tales of an Ironic God
    John L’Heureux’s “The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast” collects his short fiction, which wryly explores the tension between doctrine and compassion. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-19
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 19th, 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 We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia for $1.99. Get it here, or …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-19By Community
  • Matching Read Harder Tasks With My Childhood Crushes

    Every time one of those threads comes up on Twitter about your first childhood crush, I always get stuck, completely unable to come to a decision. Who was my first crush? What counts as a crush, anyway? And when you grew up imbibing the media that I did, you need …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-19By Jessica Pryde
  • 16 Fun and Funny Books Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

    Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has been popular among readers of many ages as long as they’ve been in print. Their combination of humor, illustrations, and memorable characters means that fans are always eager to read the next installment. But don’t despair, there are lots of …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-19By Ann Foster
  • Sports Romances That Aren’t Steeped in White Supremacy Culture

    I am not a Sports Fan, but I do enjoy them enough when they’re playing. Enjoyment, of course, means reading between “hey Jess watch this”es, but whatever. I don’t hate sports, and I like reading romance featuring professional athletes because I’m a sucker for what you might call “famous fling” …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-19By Jessica Pryde
  • Super Feet: Socks to Celebrate the Hero in All of Us

    Socks are an underrated accessory. High, low, thick, thin, cotton, wool, plain, patterned, argyle, cats…the possibilities are endless. They’re also a great way to add a little flourish to a uniform, be that uniform of the nursing school or fancy suit variety. You may be the only one who knows …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-19By S.W. Sondheimer
  • 16 Mystery Book Recs Based on Films and TV Shows

    A version of this post originally published in Unusual Suspects mystery newsletter. Sign up for reviews, adaptations, news, new releases, and much more mystery & thrillers! I’ve found that most crime readers are also fans of crime films/TV series so with that in mind I thought I’d do a list …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-19By Jamie Canaves
  • 19 Magical Books Like THE NIGHT CIRCUS

    You’re here because you’re looking for books like The Night Circus. I’ll cut right to the chase: there is nothing like The Night Circus. However, there are some other books that have elements in common with The Night Circus, or which may make you feel the same way The Night
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-19By Annika Barranti Klein

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