Book Rioters: Snap a Photo of your Books, Win a...
We’re giving away a $100 USD gift card to the fav bookstore of the person who submits the best photo of books as determined by the Book Riot community. Send us an original creative photo of books - jumbled, stacked, shelved, mached or however. We want to see your prettiest, most handsomest collection of books. The photo may not contain yourself or any person. To enter, email your photo (max...
What you need to know about the past is that no matter what has happened, it has...– (via equestrider)
it's not a book club, it's a movement.
who-will-guardtheguards: alright, Nerdfighters, don’t fail me now. so bookriot.com has piqued my interest and i hope it does the same for you! looks mysteriously intriguing, yes. it’s, as suspected, a site all about books but it’ll be fun. everything’s going to be revealed on Monday, October 3. in the meantime, sign up: BOOK RIOT! follow the site: @bookriot, bookriot.tumblr.com
Beat the Algorithm: GAME OF THRONES Edition
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Book Riot’s “Beat the Algorithm,” pitting bloggers and booksellers against Amazon’s algorithm for recommendation supremacy. This week’s recommendation request comes from Jill in Brooklyn, who is looking for her next read after loving Game of Thrones. Here’s what she said about it: “The first time I tried the book, I read one page, got a whiff of...
This is why we read, and why in moments of darkness we return to books: to find...– Alberto Manguel, A Reader on Reading (via bookoasis)
Text of pleasure: the text that contents, fills, grants euphoria; the text that...– From The Pleasure of the Text by Roland Barthes, translated by Richard Miller. (via sashawantsmore)
Rejected Sequels to ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VAMPIRE...
MARIE CURIE, GREMLIN TAXIDERMIST HANK AZARIA, CAREBEAR THERAPIST ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU, GRIFFIN WRANGLER JOSEPH STALIN, SMURF BREEDER ARISTOTLE, ZOMBIE WHISPERER RUTH BADER GINSBURG, MER-PERSON ACCOUNTANT IMELDA MARCOS, YETI TEMPTRESS MUHAMMAD ALI, CENTAUR CASE-WORKER ERIC ESTRADA, DRAGON PSYCHIC COCO CHANEL, UNICORN BONDSMEN ___________________ Got another one? Leave a note
Banned Books Week is coming!
bookrageous: Banned Books Week kicks off this Saturday, September 24th, and Team Bookrageous is getting together Sunday evening to record our banned books show. If there are questions, books, or ideas you’d like to hear us discuss, we’d love to hear about them! Holler back here, on Twitter @bookrageous, or send email to email@example.com.
If behind the erratic gunfire of the press the author felt that there was...– Virginia Woolf, “How Should One Read a Book?”
There is no remedy so easy as books, which if they do not give cheerfulness, at...– Mary Wortley Montagu (via bookshavepores)
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