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On April 21, a group of authors released an official response on the PEN American website to the banning of their books by the Leander Independent School District in Texas. On March 8, KVUE-ABC reported that Leander ISD had removed six books from its book club lists in response to parent complaints about the content of
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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 about your reading preferences and what you’re looking for, and sit back while your Bibliologist handpicks recommendations just for you. TBR offers plans
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If ever a month were the month to celebrate the written word, it’s April. Between celebrating poetry in all of its forms and Shakespeare’s birthday, there’s just a lot to love about literature. Perhaps one way to celebrate the season is to showcase your love of all things Bard with a little swag…perhaps in the
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals That Will Never Work by Marc Randolph for $4.99 The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean for $3.99 If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio for $2.99 Smash It! by Francina Simone for $2.99 Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand for $1.99 Still
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Smash It! by Francina Simone for $2.99 Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand for $1.99 Still Lives by Maria Hummel for $1.99 Who Is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht for $2.99 Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia by Leitich Smith for $0.99 The Frangipani
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia by Leitich Smith for $0.99 The Frangipani Tree Mystery by Ovidia Yu for $3.99 The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson for $2.99 I Might Regret This by Abbi Jacobson for $3.99 Temper by Layne Fargo
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Temper by Layne Fargo for $1.99 Providence by Max Barry for $1.99 My Best Friend’s Exorcism byGrady Hendrix for $2.99 Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa for $1.99 Hunted by the Sky by Tanaz Bhathena for $2.99 The Red Queen
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Whether horror has been a life-long love or you’re new to diving deep into this literary mood, there’s so much to enjoy here. Horror can be funny or gory, terrifying or fun, eerie or unsettling, or a combination of all of the above. No matter your tolerance level for the macabre, chances are there’s something
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard for $2.99 The Joe Hill E-book Bundle by Joe Hill for $3.99 Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler for $2.99 Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin for $1.99 I’d Tell You I Love
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This morning Sheree Renee Thomas and Malka Older announced the nominees for this year’s Hugos, joined by Ulysses Campbell, the Treasurer of DC Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C. The Hugo Awards have celebrated science fiction and fantasy since 1953. The 2021 Hugo Award Ceremony will take place at the 79th annual World Science Fiction Convention (WorldCon),
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The last few years have been an utter boon in the world of YA verse novels. With superstar YA authors starting or continuing their legacies in verse, more and more room has been made on shelves for verse novels. Verse novels are musical, and they give readers an opportunity to experience stories in an entirely
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler for $2.99 Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin for $1.99 Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen for $2.99 Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel for $1.99 There There by Tommy Orange
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Content warning: suicide and mental illness Sylvia Plath has come to mean a kind of shorthand, both culturally and in literary circles. You could say the same about Anne Sexton, although much less so, at least in my opinion. Plath has come to be a symbol of an angsty, depressed teen girl who takes herself
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Two years ago, the Aunt Becky College Admissions Bribery Scandal came to light. Last month, the documentary Operation Varsity Blues was released, and I for one do not have the energy to watch it until my own academic semester is over, but I’m very much looking forward to it. I come from a family of
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Huntress by Malinda Lo for $1.99 Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez for $1.99 A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O’Connor for $2.99 The Trouble with Hating You by Sajni Patel for $2.99 The Witching Hour
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I laughed when Tivo came out with QuickMode™, the option to speed through shows at a faster playback. I mean I guess if you have to watch something for homework or something (is that a thing?) and don’t really want to watch it, then the faster the better. But if you’re doing something for enjoyment,
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I’ve been hosting bookish podcasts for more than a decade, and in that time, the question I’ve been asked more than any other is, “Will you interview this author on your show?” The answer is almost always no, and here’s why: quiet as it’s kept, author interviews are almost always boring. But with the combination
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