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72 of the Best Horror Books, According to Horror Authors Who better to get your horror recommendations from than an expert in the field? Goodreads interviewed nine horror authors — Johanna van Veen, Paul Tremblay, Gretchen Felker-Martin, Ananda Lima, Monika Kim, Josh Malerman, Chuck Tingle, Stephen Graham Jones, and Gabino Iglesias — about their favorite
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This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Early June marks the latest round of Nebula Award winners. I’m writing this post before the awards, so by the time this goes live, the winners will have been announced. Congratulations to them all! As both an admiring
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Kelly is a former librarian and a long-time blogger at STACKED. She’s the editor/author of (DON’T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH and the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD. Her next book, BODY TALK, will publish in Fall 2020. Follow her on Instagram @heykellyjensen. View
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This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Libro.fm, the independently owned audiobook service that lets you choose which indie bookstores receive a portion of your audiobook sales, has released a list of top 10 bestselling audiobooks of all time to commemorate their 10th anniversary. The
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Has the DEI Backlash Come for Publishing? Dan Sinykin and Richard Jean So have some fascinating data in The Atlantic. In looking at the racial breakdown of more than 1700 novels published by major publishers in the last five years (2019 – 2023), Sinykin and So found that the percentage by nonwhite writers doubled, from
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Laura Sackton is a queer book nerd and freelance writer, known on the internet for loving winter, despising summer, and going overboard with extravagant baking projects. In addition to her work at Book Riot, she reviews for BookPage and AudioFile, and writes a weekly newsletter, Books & Bakes, celebrating queer lit and tasty treats. You
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This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Spicy books–aka, sizzling romance reads that are heavy on all things touch and temptation–have been all the rage on #BookTok for several years. Many credit finding a community of readers via TikTok vital to kickstarting their passion for
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This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Erica Ezeifedi, Associate Editor, is a transplant from Nashville, TN that has settled in the North East. In addition to being a writer, she has worked as a victim advocate and in public libraries, where she has focused
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Here we go, the most-clicked news stories from this week of Today in Books. And here are a bunch of interesting stories that didn’t make the cut for the full Today in Books analysis but are still worth your time. The comments section is moderated according to our community guidelines. Please check them out so
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Rebecca Joines Schinsky Chief of Staff Rebecca Joines Schinsky is the executive director of product and ecommerce at Riot New Media Group. She co-hosts All the Books! and the Book Riot Podcast. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccaschinsky. View All posts by Rebecca Joines Schinsky Book Riot covers a ton of news every week in addition
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Young Adult Deals Deals Jun 15, 2024 This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. $3.99 Skater Boy by Anthony Nerada Get This Deal $1.99 The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna Get This Deal $2.99 Infinity Alchemist by Kacen Callender Get This Deal $2.99 Witches Steeped
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This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The list of Amazon’s best books of the year so far has just been released. The list was compiled by Amazon’s editors, who collectively read thousands of books a year in order to curate best-of and other kinds
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Kelly is a former librarian and a long-time blogger at STACKED. She’s the editor/author of (DON’T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH and the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD. Her next book, BODY TALK, will publish in Fall 2020. Follow her on Instagram @heykellyjensen. View
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This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. ‘Tis the season of naming the best books of 2024 so far, despite the fact we’re not yet half way through the year. Calendar niggling aside, these sorts of lists are helpful for readers who are unsure what
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Happy Pride! I’m a little late because I was taking a vacation when the month started, but I wanted to make sure to tell y’all that. I also wanted to make sure I gave a great list of LQBTQ+ books to read with your book club. They include thee drag memoir, romance for the astrology
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The Worst Ronin by Maggie Tokuda-Hall and Art by Faith Schaffer Chihiro Ito is sixteen and has big dreams about being a samurai. She is obsessed with Tatsuo Nakano, a well-known samurai who was the first girl to be accepted to the renowned samurai school known as Keisi Academy. Keisi Academy is notorious for only
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This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Kelly is a former librarian and a long-time blogger at STACKED. She’s the editor/author of (DON’T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH and the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL
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On Thursday, three parents filed a federal lawsuit that opposes Florida law SB 1069, a law that essentially made banning books easier to do in the state. The parents allege that by making books easier to ban — and thereby upholding and enforcing “the state’s favored viewpoint” — the state is discriminating against parents who
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Today in Books rounds up news links from places from other than Book Riot, but we also cover news on the site, so here are the news stories we wrote about last week. Plus: a grab-bag of links that didn’t make into the regular daily sends, but still are worth a click. How Alabama Library
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This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Here are the stories from the last week in Today in Books that you all found the most interesting, at least measured by the number of times you clicked through to read the story. In ascending order: Denis
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Here is our daily round-up of what’s going on in the world of books: Publishers Sue Google over Pirate Sites  I was just having a conversation about a recent survey about audiobook consumption that had a pretty startling statistic: 47% of respondents report getting an audiobook through a file-sharing service or YouTube. And that reminded
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