I require books as I require air.– Sholem Asch (via reading-as-breathing)
So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its...– Roald Dahl
Finding Your Perfect New Year's Eve Date...With... →
GIVEAWAY: 11/22/63 by Stephen King →
JFK! Time travel! Awesome!
Pike vs. Stine: Retro YA Thriller Smackdown →
Get your nostalgia on!
Genre Kryptonite: Stunt Memoirs →
Get beyond Eat, Pray, Love with these recommendations.
7 Ways to Fake It at Book Club
So, your book club is getting ready to meet and you’ve read….the cover blurbs. You really wanted to read the book. Really. But, well, you know how it goes. And you wouldn’t mind copping to it, but you also sort of didn’t read the last few books, and it’s getting embarrassing. Here are some ways to shine it on (but seriously, read the book next time.) __________________________ 1. Read the first...
Late to the Party: A Harry Potter Experience →
GIVEAWAY: MOONDOGS by Alexander Yates
To end the year, we’re giving away some of our favorite books of 2011. Check back each day for a new giveaway. __________________________ The first few books we’ve given away this week were major releases. Moondogs by Alexander Yates is a little more under the radar. Rebecca raved about it, and Jeff picked it to make the 2012 Tournament of Books. If you’re game for some off-center, inventive,...
Best of Book Riot: When Used Books Attack (Banana... →
Literary is as Literary Does →
Reading gives us some place to go when we have to stay where we are.– Marson Cooley (@starlesscityskies)
Beyond Sparkly Vampires: YA for Lit Snobs →
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Welcome to the Library of Fictional Fiction →
Live near Portsmouth NH? Gain some good book karma... →
7 Great Novels the New York Times Panned →
The Nose Knows: A Perfumed Captures the Scent of a... →
Giveaway: THE NIGHT CIRCUS by Erin Morgenstern →
Put on your red scarf and come enter to win one of our favorites of the year.
Best of Book Riot: Reading Pathways: David Foster... →
If you’re resolving to read DFW in 2012 (you know, before the world ends), enjoy this handy guide for getting started on a seemingly intimidating writer.
Mr. Darcy's Guide to Wooing Women
This week we’re running some of our favorite and most popular posts from our first three months. You can’t stop new adaptations of Pride and Prejudice. (I’ve learned this through bitter tears.) And there’s really only one reason we keep making and watching these; Mr. Darcy is the biggest heartthrob ever to be put into print. Seriously, he’ll top any (admitted short) poll...
Friday Forum: What Books Did You Miss This Year?
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Best Books of 2011: The Buffet
I once heard that there are only two real aphrodisiacs: variety and exercise. Variety to, you know, keep it exciting, and exercise for the endorphins and “use it or lose it” factor. Because books are the lens through which I interpret my world, I have, of course, tested this hypothesis in my reading life. And it totally works! It takes a mix of genres, formats, and writing styles to keep me...
Audiobooks for Beginners →
Critical Linking: December 23, 2011 →
12 Christmas Tales for Your eReader
randomhouse: Christmas is right around the corner, but yet sometimes it’s hard to hold on to that holiday spirit. If the crowds and chaos are threatening to bump you into the land of bah humbug, take a moment for yourself with one of these twelve Christmas tales, from classic to contemporary, as shared by our friends at Everyday eBook! Read More
The Ones That Got Away
Year-end Best Of lists tend to inspire five reactions from me: 1. “I loved that book, so glad it’s on this list!” 2. “God, that book was terrible. Who is this idiot?” 3. “Never heard of it.” 4. “You couldn’t pay me to read that book.” 5. “Damn, I meant to read that one.” The Ones That Got Away | BOOK RIOT Which books did you mean to get to but miss this year?