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  • YA Graphic Novels, Memoirs, and Comics Releasing Winter 2020

    Happy 2020, comics readers! I think that 2020 is shaping up to be an amazing year for graphic novels and comics. Not only do we have new books to look forward to by comics greats and a whole slew of exciting debuts, but two major publishers have new imprints launching …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-09By Tirzah Price
  • The Match That Lit the Barrels: UGLIES, 15 Years Later

    If you were a teen reading in the mid-aughts, chances are you came across an intriguing cover at the library or bookstore. A girl with striking blue eyes and dark tawny hair peeks from behind large, textured leaves. She’s up close, but we only see half her face. She is …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-09By Abby Hargreaves
  • Exit, Pursued By A Bear: Children’s Books about Bears

    As we head into hibernation season, it’s a great time to introduce you to some children’s books about bears. From Winnie-the-Pooh to Paddington, children’s literature has always had a fascination with these fuzzy, growly animals. In real life, we do our best to avoid them, but many books show them …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-09By Rachel Rosenberg
  • 5 Comics and Graphic Novels to Read if You Enjoyed THE WITCHER

    I have never played any of the Witcher video games. My gaming experience came to a close with the advent of the first generation Wii; not because I don’t want to play but because I have a neurological quirk (well, one of many) that causes a delay in my brain-hands connection; the …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-09By S.W. Sondheimer
  • 15 Science Fiction Short Stories To Take You Out of this World

    We’re in a new golden age of science fiction, especially science fiction short stories. The generations that grew up with the evolution of smartphones and apps, anime, Pokémon, and ground-breaking video games are now writing fiction—really damn good fiction—with new views and commentary on technology and science that haven’t been …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-09By Lyndsie Manusos
  • How Nancy Drew Helped Me Reject Toxic Masculinity and Gender Roles

    For 90 years, Nancy Drew has stood as an iconic, trailblazing character in the realm of children’s literature, as well as in all of English literature. The quick-witted teenage sleuth who uses both book and street smarts to solve mysteries that nobody else could crack has remained beloved and as …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-09By Jeffrey Davies
  • The Books of the Decade

    On the most recent episode of the Book Riot Podcast, Rebecca Schinsky, Amanda Nelson, and I discussed our picks for the books of the decade. These aren’t the best or most important books of the decade (though maybe some of them are one or both of those things); these are …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-09By Jeff O’Neal
  • Read Harder: A Book With a Main Character or Protagonist With a Disability

    This list of books about characters with a disability 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 2020-01-09By Andy Winder
  • Book Fetish: Volume 385

    This week’s Book Fetish 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 can try any level …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-09By Tirzah Price
  • Sex Is Cool, But Where’s the Food in Romance?: Critical Linking: January 9, 2020

    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. “And so it seems obvious that food should play a big role in any love story, but somehow it’s …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-09By Vanessa Diaz

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