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  25 Literary Art Quotes For Inspiring Your Most Creative Self Great art, whether it’s visual art, poetry, music, dance, or some other creative work, challenges and inspires us. And, in doing so, it has the power to transform us and the world around us. As a tribute to the value of art in our world, we’ve assembled a collection of … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-07-20 8 Modern And (Sometimes) Hilarious Baby Memory Books One of the things I … Read More

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  What Do Novels About Evil Children Say About Us? Horror stories about children guilty of murderous misdeeds are perennially popular. Ruth Franklin considers what the genre tells parents about their own fears. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-07-19 7 New Books We Recommend This Week Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-07-19 The Best Romance Novels of the Year (So Far) … Read More

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  Review: ‘Far From the Tree’ Zooms In on Parent-Child Divides This documentary, an adaptation of the best-selling book by Andrew Solomon, deals with living with Down syndrome or autism, and other family matters. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-07-19 There’s Something Wrong With UK Kids Book Publishing A new report released by CLPE and Booktrust, which reviewed children’s books published in the UK during 2017, has thrown the state of UK children’s book publishing into stark … Read More

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  Four Thrillers, United by Male Trouble A selection of novels featuring men on their worst behavior. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-07-18 In ‘Jell-O Girls,’ a Dark Family History Behind a Candy-Colored Dessert In this surprising and mesmerizing book, Allie Rowbottom, a descendant of the Jell-O fortune, weaves together memoir and the story of the classic American brand. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-07-18 When a Tech Reporter Doesn’t Use Much … Read More

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  Avon Starts a New Diversity Sponsorship Named After Beverly Jenkins Avon Books announced today that it would be working in partnership with the Romance Writers of America (RWA) to help foster diverse voices at the RWA National Conference with the Beverly Jenkins Diverse Voices Sponsorship. Diverse representation in romance and among romance authors has been a large conversation in recent … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-07-18 Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for July 18th, 2018 Sponsored by Litworld … Read More

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