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  • SAINT YOUNG MEN: The Divine Comedy Finally Available in the U.S.

    Saint Young Men is a monthly comedy manga written by Hikaru Nakamura, featuring roommates living in a flat in Tachikawa. As it happens, those roommates are Jesus and Buddha, taking a break from their duties and living incognito while trying to come to terms with modern culture. Each chapter is …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-02By S.W. Sondheimer
  • Anthony Bourdain Quotes That Will Inspire You
    Few people have touched hearts and minds like Anthony Bourdain, chef, author, and world traveler. I know I’m not alone when I say that I miss him—his wit, his wisdom, his honesty, his generosity, his unfailing kindness—but the impact of his life on mine and the world over still goes …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-02By Pierce Alquist
  • Roughing It in Science Fiction and Fantasy

    Given how much I read, it’s probably inevitable that most real-life situations remind me of books. And since I did a lot of camping in the last year, I’ve been noticing camping in sci-fi and fantasy all over the place! Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler This is the …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-02By Jenn Northington
  • An Insomniac’s Anxiety: Why It Hurts to Read About Sleep

    When you have insomnia, people really want to be helpful. They suggest yoga, meditation, exercise, therapy. These suggestions can be hard for chronic insomniacs, as people often fail to understand how pervasive the disease is to our lives, how unavoidable. But every once in a while, I would get someone …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-02By Leah Rachel von Essen
  • January 2020 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations

    Happy New Year, and welcome to Book Riot’s January 2020 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations! What should be your first new book of the year? Let the stars be your guide! Find your astrological sign below for your January horoscope, perfectly paired with a newly released book. Aries (March 21–April 19) …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-02By Susie Dumond
  • 20 Of The Best Short Classic Books

    It’s a common complaint that the best classic books also tend to be the longest. In 1779, Dr Samuel Johnson described Paradise Lost as a book which ‘none ever wished…longer than it is’, and as much as I love Gone with the Wind, its 1000+ pages are definitely enough. So here’s a …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-02By Namera Tanjeem
  • Read Harder: A Post-1950 Doorstopper Written by a Woman

    This list of post-1950s doorstoppers written by women for the 2020 Read Harder Challenge is sponsored by TBR: Tailored Book Recommendations. TBR is Book Riot’s subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for readers of all stripes. Been dreaming of a “Stitch Fix for books?” Now it’s here! Tell TBR about …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-02By Namera Tanjeem
  • What’s Your Next Thrill Ride Read, Based on Your Favorite Cocktail or Mocktail?

    This quiz is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publisher of The Lost Man by Jane Harper. A stunning thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Jane Harper. Brothers Nathan and Bub meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the outback. Their …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-02By Mary Kay McBrayer
  • Enter to Win a $50 Gift Card to Barnes and Noble!

    To win a $50 gift card to Barnes and Noble, just sign up for Daily Deals, our newsletter that rounds-up the best books that have gone on sale every day. Enter below! We’re giving away one $50 gift card to Barnes and Noble to one lucky Riot reader! This sweepstakes …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-02By Amanda Nelson
  • Book Fetish: Volume 384

    This week’s Book Fetish is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, a reading log for tracking your books and reading outside your comfort zone! This smartly designed reading log consists of entry pages to record stats, impressions, and reviews of each book you read. Evenly interspersed among these entry pages …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-02By Tirzah Price

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