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  • 20 of the Best Percy Jackson Fanfiction Stories

    Oh, fanfiction! How I love you, my guilty little pleasure! It is the ultimate outlet for all of my pent-up frustration for What If? and But What About? For Percy Jackson fans, the official Universe is ever-expanding; there are a plethora of opportunities to explore alternate universes or vignettes between …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-31By Ann-Marie Cahill
  • Mystery as a Gateway to Other Genres

    This post originally appeared in Book Riot’s Unusual Suspects newsletter. Sign up to receive news and recommendations for mystery/thriller readers. Hi mystery fans! In the spirit of the new year and reading harder/trying something new—the worst that happens is you don’t like it, which is a thing that happens even …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-31By Jamie Canaves
  • Why You Should Go to a Book Festival and How to Choose One

    No matter the size or scope or location, I adore going to book conventions and festivals. If I could find a way to make a career out of going to book conventions, I would go to one every week of the year. I know that’s extreme, but I do think …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-31By Sarah Nicolas
  • A Comprehensive Guide to the Book Adaptations Coming to Various Screens in 2020

    Books have always made for great movies, because hey, a good story is a good story. Gone with the Wind, anyone? James Bond? Jurassic Park? But of late, as new networks like Netflix scramble for an edge in winning viewers’ loyalty, old pros in the game like HBO hustle to …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-31By Emily Wenstrom
  • 7 Fan Fictions By Published Authors

    It’s become fairly commonplace nowadays for authors to take down their early fan fiction, give the characters a quick change of name, and then republish as original fiction. (See here for my list of books which began life as Twilight/Harry Potter produce). But what about the reverse? A few now-famous …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-31By Namera Tanjeem
  • The I’ve Been Meaning to Get to That Book Club

    This post originally appeared in Book Riot’s In the Club newsletter. Sign up for tips and tricks to keep your book group well-met, well-read, and well-fed. Welcome to In The Club, a newsletter of resources to keep your book group well-met, well-read, and well-fed. It’s December, clubbers! We’re wrapping up …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-31By Vanessa Diaz
  • ‘Jo Was Everything I Wanted to Be’: 5 Writers on ‘Little Women’
    Julia Alvarez, Virginia Kantra, Anna Quindlen, Sonia Sanchez and Jennifer Weiner talk about how the book, now a hit movie, inspired them. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-31
  • New & Noteworthy, From John Sayles to Julius Caesar
    A selection of recent releases of note; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-31
  • When It Comes to Race, How Progressive Are the Progressives?
    In her debut novel, “Such a Fun Age,” Kiley Reid delves into the exploitative nature of interracial relationships. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-31
  • Barbara Testa Dies at 91; Her Discovery Rocked the Literary World
    Scholars had been searching for the manuscript for the first part of “Huckleberry Finn” for decades. Ms. Testa found it in her attic. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-30

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