Decades before the lunch counter sit-ins of the Civil Rights era, a group of black men in Virginia were sitting in for equal access to books.
What's the best bookstore in your state?
Austen plus magic!
Do you have a favorite SFF mag?
They're engaging, have believable characters, and are often page turners:
We have recs for the 8th task of the Read Harder challenge!
Are you a reading tracker?
Get your daily dose of whimsy and cute:
"Brisson’s Iron Fist seems to answer that question with: of course a white guy deserves a central role in this story, and anyone suggesting otherwise is probably just jealous."
Do you read aloud to your family?
Books about books, and more on this week's Get Booked:
Adventure, intrigue and steamy star-crossed romance! Take a look:
Books to read before (or after!) you watch I, Tonya:
What's got your attention today, book-wise?
What fantasy series has the best ending?
What rules do you have in place so you don't get overwhelmed by your To Be Read pile?
If I had to pick a theme for today's Deals, it would be something like "creepy thrillers." Or "thrilling creepers." No, not that. "Creepy thrillers" it is.
What's your favorite genre bender? Take a peek at some of ours!
Bookish goodies for your literary life, including this rad Mockingjay sweater:
Apocalypse and post-apocalypse novels about the end of, well, everything:
Pennsylvania releases documents revealing what gets a book banned from prisons, and more in Critical Linking:
Books to go with Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, and more:
Everyone needs a break here and there:
Get a little reading in every day this year:
The other kind of dirty book, that is:
Do you have a favorite comic book store?
Thinking about Robert Cormier on his birthday:
Opera stories from Germany, literary murder mysteries from Japan and Italy, and a collection of Czech poetry and art:
Get the scoop on Goodreads' recent changes to giveaways:
Let's talk about the birds and the bees and Harry Potter fanfic:
How do you focus on the books already on your shelves?
Rincey talks about her journey with audiobooks and how she loves them once again:
Sharifah and Jenn discuss Starbucks secret menus, Octavia Butler opera, a possible new Merlin series, and small press sci-fi and fantasy:
Enter to win a copy of ELEVATE by Joseph Deitch:
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"I marveled at the magic that’s not created by the fantastical narrative, but by place that was once only in my imagination materialising before me."
If you could send Teenage You one book, what would it be?
One Million Moms condemns Scholastic for publishing and promoting LGBTQ books, and more Critical Linking:
Is your most anticipated book of the year on the list?
All queer lit, all the time:
Read more feminist lit!
Still time to get this in in our hemisphere!
What Murakami novels would you buy, borrow, or skip?
Excellent YA romances coming out in January and February!
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