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  • 11 New Books We Recommend This Week
    Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2020-01-09
  • Romance Writers of America Leadership Resigns
    The president and executive director of the trade organization, which is reeling from disputes involving racism and diversity, said they were stepping down. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2020-01-09
  • Was Your Life Changed by a Book? We Want to Hear About It
    We’re asking you to describe a book that has influenced your outlook. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2020-01-09
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 9, 2020

    Sponsored by Paula Chase. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals You Are a Badass®: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero for $2.99. Get it here, or …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-09By Community
  • 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

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