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  Graphic Novels That Will Have you Excited for Fall(ish) Scholastic Tweeted this recently about graphic novels and I think it bears repeating: *taps mic* GRAPHIC NOVELS ARE REAL BOOKS — Scholastic (@Scholastic) June 24, 2019 I’m uncertain as to why this is difficult for so many folks to accept, but here we are, yet again, … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-07-11By S.W. Sondheimer If Crime Novels Were Food I recently read a crime novel that had been out for … Read More

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  A Reckoning With the Wars He Has Known In his memoir, “Places and Names,” the Marine veteran Elliot Ackerman travels to Syria and sees a refracted image of the forever wars of Iraq and Afghanistan. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-07-10 “[T]hose librarians failed students”: Book Ban at Irving Independent School District It’s easy to believe that book bans don’t happen and that books aren’t pulled from library or classroom shelves. It’s far easier and … Read More

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for July 10th, 2019 Sponsored by All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-07-10By S. Zainab Williams 5 DC Characters Who Might as Well Get a Show Too … Read More

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for July 9th, 2019 Sponsored by Kensington Books. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Vampire Hunter D Volume 1 by Hideyuki Kikuchi, illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano, translated by Kevin Leahy for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-07-09By S. Zainab Williams Audiobooks, Children’s and YA Nonfiction Lead Publishing Revenue in 2018 New … Read More

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  Three Collections of Stories in Translation “Rain” (by Mia Couto), “The Sun on My Head” (by Geovani Martins) and “Arid Dreams” (by Duanwad Pimwana) depict landscapes of misfortune around the world. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-07-08 Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imagination, away … Read More

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