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  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 8, 2020

    Sponsored by the magical conclusion to the Potion Masters Trilogy! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Any Man by Amber Tamblyn for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. Still
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-08By Community
  • Robert Caro’s Papers Headed to New-York Historical Society
    After decades of dogged (and still unfinished) efforts to chronicle every detail about Lyndon B. Johnson, the master biographer’s vast paper trail has found a permanent home. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2020-01-08
  • Comic Artists You Can Bring Home

    Everyone has a favorite writer(s). Those of us who partake in comics often have favorite artists as well. There’s something about the colors or the movement or—let’s be real—the thirst, that attracts our attention, triggers the pleasure center in our brain so we want to look at a panel or …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-08By S.W. Sondheimer
  • 12 Romance Authors to Add to Your TBR List in 2020

    As you finalize your 2020 reading lists, make sure there’s a healthy dose of romance to get you through the year. There are a few qualities I need in my romance novels to make them memorable: multi-layered, intriguing characters, a solid supporting cast, undeniable chemistry, and a love that everyone …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-08By Natalya Muncuff
  • Curl Up With These Cozy Cat Mystery Books

    There has always been an interesting overlap with cozy mysteries and cats. Some might argue this started way back in the sixties with Lilian Jackson Braun’s The Cat Who… series and the trend of cat mystery books has continued on. There are numerous options for these types of mysteries and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-08By P.N. Hinton
  • Write On With These Enamel Pins for Writers

    You busted your brain, your hands, and your keyboard in November, writing 50,000 words to become a NaNoWriMo winner. Or maybe you didn’t, and you instead wrote a little here and there in November, some before then, some after. Perhaps you’re a multi-published author with a library of titles that …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-08By Kelly Jensen
  • Buy Used Books. Here’s Why.
    Everyone—you, your grandma, your best frenemy—should buy used books. In fact, I will go so far as to say that everyone should buy used books as often as they can, reserving purchases of new paper books for special occasions, gifting, and those rare, delicious occasions when you get a gift …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-08By Anna Gooding-Call
  • How to Compare Your Reading with a Goodreads Friend

    Goodreads has a lot of nifty tricks that aren’t always super obvious. Some of the best features are hidden in the bare bones design of the site, which means many users probably don’t know some of these abilities exist. One of my favorite, but more obscure, pages on Goodreads is …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-08By Abby Hargreaves
  • Indie Press Round-Up: January New Releases

    I’m so excited about the new books coming out in 2020! My 2020 TBR list is growing and growing, and my guess is that yours is too. So why not add a few more great books? Below I’ve rounded up six books by independent presses that I’ve read and loved …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-08By Rebecca Hussey
  • Read Harder: A Middle-Grade Book That Doesn’t Take Place in the U.S. or UK

    This list of middle grade books set around the world 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 …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-08By Alice Nuttall

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