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  • 20 Must-Read Found Family Books

    Family can be a touchy subject, particularly around the holiday season. While some of you may have returned home to reconnect with beloved family members, others have been gritting their teeth for two months straight. That’s why I find the trope of found or chosen families so meaningful. If your …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-26By Nicole Hill
  • 20 Cookbooks to Get the Most Out of Your Gifts

    This time of year, my social feeds are filled with folks who just received an Instant Pot, Air Fryer, or another trendy kitchen gadget and they’re looking for recipes to make the most out of their gifts. Since I am an avid home cooking fan and a gadget nerd, I …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-26By Sarah Nicolas
  • Indie Press Round-Up: 5 Great Books From 2019

    Not many new books get released in December, so I took the opportunity to read some great independent press books from earlier in the year that caught my eye. All the books below were published in 2019 and are available now. I’ve included a memoir, an essay collection, a work …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-26By Rebecca Hussey
  • 10 Books Teens Want You To Read Right Now

    We see a lot of lists made by adults telling other adults what teens enjoy, but I wanted to ask the teens I work with in my school library which books they enjoy. I used word of mouth and stats compiled on our library catalogue. In the past, I’ve listed
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-26By Lucas Maxwell
  • Books for Young People Inspired by the Words of the Year

    It’s the end of the year, so obviously it’s time to reflect on the past 12 months. Like, How many books did I say I’d read? How many did I actually read? Why didn’t I invent one of these ideas instead of sit on my butt reading with freezing arms?
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-26By Alya Hameed
  • Three New Books Will Take You to Places You’ve Never Gone Before
    From the high seas to the deepest sewers to the South Pole, these books let you live vicariously through the world’s most intrepid explorers. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-26
  • The Turkish Novelist Elif Shafak Wants You to Read More Women
    “Read women writers, women journalists, women poets, women academics.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-26
  • Sex Sells. It’s True Now and It Was True 100 Years Ago.
    In 1920, a publisher told The Times, “It is my firm conviction that any book that deals sincerely with real life, that is a first-rate book, is bound to succeed.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-26
  • We’re Off for Christmas!
    Happy holidays to those who celebrate! We’re off for Christmas, but don’t fret—we’ll be back tomorrow. In the meantime, enjoy some fireside reading and your favorite pine-and-book scented candle. via GIPHY
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-25By Community
  • In a Collection of ‘Peanuts’ Tributes, the Gang Is All Here
    “The Peanuts Papers” brings together George Saunders, Ann Patchett, Chris Ware and others to celebrate and analyze Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Lucy and the rest. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-25

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