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  • Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read October–December 2019

    We asked our contributors to share the best book they read from October to December and what a list! We’ve got fantastic memoirs, horror, literature, short stories, thrillers, fantasy, and much, much more—there are excellent book recommendations for so many reading tastes! Some are old, some are new, and some …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-07By Shireen Hakim
  • Read Harder: Books Written By Or About Refugees

    This list of books written by or about refugees 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 …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-07By Nadia Ali
  • 10 Powerful Graphic Memoirs for Young Readers

    This look at awesome graphic memoirs for young readers is sponsored by Cub by Cynthia L. Copeland, new from Algonquin Young Readers. A laugh-out-loud funny and empowering graphic memoir about growing up and finding your voice. Cindy has just dipped a toe into seventh-grade drama—with its complicated friendships, bullies, and
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-07By Mya Nunnally
  • I Read Over 100 Books in 2019. Here’s Why I Won’t in 2020.

    In 2019 I read over 100 books. A personal record. A record I’ve never come close to before. This happened for a lot of reasons. One I wrote about last year, giving myself permission to read what I want. In college, I was an English major, spending hours reading assigned
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-07By Nikki DeMarco
  • How Libraries Help People In Cold Weather

    When libraries help people in cold weather, they provide a broader, more critical service than many of their patrons ever realize. Older folks who can’t afford to heat their entire houses often simply leave home for much of the day. Latchkey kids might wander around after school in need of …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-07By Anna Gooding-Call
  • 20 Must-Read 2020 SFF Books

    Buckle up, space cowboys and fantasy aficionados! 2020 has an SFF lineup unlike any other, and you’re going to need ever spare spot on your TBR to handle it. These 2020 SFF books are full of necromancers, exorcists, and fascist-fighting librarians—and that’s just the beginning. Check out these awesome books …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-07By Rachel Brittain
  • 50+ YA Books Starring Queer Girls Hitting Shelves in 2020

    When I set out to compile a list of YA books starring queer girls as protagonists and point-of-view characters hitting shelves in 2020, I had hoped to find that the number of books releasing had gone up from last year. I did not expect to find an explosion of queer …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-07By Tirzah Price
  • 5 of the Best Audiobooks Narrated by Robin Miles

    This list of audiobooks narrated by Robin Miles is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the exclusive digital hangout for the Book Riot community. It’s a new year, and that means new perks. We’ve sweetened the current Short Story and Novel levels and introduced a brand new Epic level, and you …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-07By Kendra Winchester
  • Get Ready, Get Set, Get New Book Riot Insiders Perks!
    Happy New Year, readers! As we roll into 2020, we’re launching updated Book Riot Insiders perks, and we are so excited to present them unto you! via GIPHY Firstly, our quarterly exclusive store deal, available at all levels, is now expanding to include outside vendors! There are so many …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-07By Jenn Northington
  • Netflix Adaptation Turns 27-Year-Old Book Into Bestseller: Critical Linking, January 7, 2019

    Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the exclusive digital hangout for the Book Riot community. “Netflix’s The Witcher is more than just a hit for the streaming service, it has ignited interest in the …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-07By Jamie Canaves

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