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  Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: A Journalist Recalls the Terror (and Boredom) of Being Held Hostage In “The Desert and the Sea,” Michael Scott Moore recounts his ordeal being held captive by Somali pirates for more than two years. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-11-18 Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 18th, 2018 Today’s newsletter is sponsored by our $250 All the Books Barnes and Noble gift card giveaway! Click here … Read More

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  Getting Teens Lost in a Good Book With Pages & Co Getting lost in a book is every reader’s goal. As a high school Librarian, it’s also my job to try and get teens to lose themselves for a little while between the pages. That’s why I was excited to read Anna James’ new middle grade novel Pages & Co. because … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-11-18By Lucas Maxwell Interview with C.D. Bell, Author of the Weregirl Trilogy Nessa … Read More

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 17th, 2018 Today’s newsletter is sponsored by our $250 All the Books Barnes and Noble gift card giveaway! Click here for more info. Today’s Featured Deals The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World by David Jaher for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-11-17By S. Zainab Williams Judging a Book Without Its Jacket They always say “Don’t judge … Read More

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  Junot Díaz Remains on Pulitzer Board After Review of Misconduct Allegations The Pulitzer Prize board said it “did not find evidence warranting removal” of Mr. Díaz after a five-month inquiry into sexual misconduct accusations. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-11-16 Zhores Medvedev, 93, Dissident Scientist Who Felt Moscow’s Boot, Is Dead A biologist and writer who dared to challenge Soviet pseudoscience, he was declared insane, confined to an institution and stripped of his citizenship. … … Read More

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  8 Book and Netflix Original Series Pairings If you’ve been paying any attention, you know that Netflix is creating some of the most marathon-worthy original content these days. But once you’ve watched all available episodes of your favorite Netflix show, you can find yourself in a sad slump. What to do now? It’s too soon to start … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-11-16By Susie Dumond Strategies For How to Protect Your Books I run a little free library, and … Read More

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