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  • Most Anticipated LGBTQ Books of 2020

    Looking to make your 2020 reading list more colorful? Look no further than this list of Rioters’ most anticipated LGBTQ books of 2020. From nonfiction to fantasy, BDSM dystopias to star-crossed prom queens, you’ll find a great sampling of queer books here. The New Year is looking brighter and more …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-27By Rachel Brittain
  • 15 Books About Loneliness That Will Make You Feel Seen

    Reading makes me feel so much less alone. Books about loneliness can help a reader be truly seen, whether it’s self-help on the topic or fiction featuring a main character that struggles with isolation or mental health challenges like depression and anxiety. Check out these 15 reads that will hopefully help …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-27By Erin Mayer
  • Read Comics, Do Stuff: 5 Instructional How-To Comics

    Sometimes I read for fun. Sometimes I read to my kids. I’ve read because it was required, with the purpose of memorizing facts, and with the intention of learning a new skill. I used to be able to read instructions and then perform the task as described. Eleven or so …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-27By S.W. Sondheimer
  • When Natural Disasters Strike, Libraries Support Their Communities

    Libraries are usually associated with the literature and collections they house—buildings where you can pick up the latest book, magazine, or DVD releases. But when a natural disaster strikes, libraries are increasingly playing central roles in local relief efforts, offering much needed stability and resources to their communities. Library systems
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-27By Jamie Orsini
  • Slytherin to These Harry Potter Duvet Covers

    So you love Harry Potter plus you love sleeping—fun! We’ve got the perfect thing for you. Whether you want bright colors or you’re a neutral Nelly, whether you like sequins or watercolor, there is some type of Harry Potter duvet cover for you. Dobby! Duvet Cover For devoted Dobby fans, …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-27By Tracy Shapley
  • Men Are Dismissing ‘Little Women.’ What a Surprise.
    The rejection of the latest screen adaptation of the beloved novel echoes a long-held sentiment toward women-centered narratives. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-27
  • Like People, Ghosts Come in Many Colors
    Inspired by great writers, an artist shares a colorful palette of spirits. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-27
  • China Blocks American Books as Trade War Simmers
    Novels and nonfiction titles alike have been delayed without explanation, cutting off U.S. authors and publishers from a vast market. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-27
  • Revisiting Thomas Lynch and American Funerals
    This week, Scott Simon reviews the poet Thomas Lynch’s collection of essays “The Depositions.” In 1997, Susan Jacoby wrote for the Book Review about “The Undertaking,” Lynch’s collection of essays about being a funeral director. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-27
  • What’s a Best Book? And What Isn’t?
    Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-27

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