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7 Short Mystery Stories

Because sometimes you just have to know whodunit:

We've been spending time with our uplifting book date, ROSIE COLORED GLASSES by Brianna Wolfson. What're you reading this weekend? #ad

8 Books About Immigrants to Look Forward to in 2018

"Immigrants, we get the job done."

We Don't Know Where We Are | BOOK RIOT

ICYMI, Jeff and Rebecca discuss #metoo coming to the world of children's publishing, Scribd tries "unlimited" reading, and much more:

Inbox/Outbox: February 23, 2018

What books did you acquire, and what books did you finish this week?

Jane Fallon: Chick Lit With A Messed-Up Psychological Edge

Revenge is a dish best served on the page:

25 Legendary Literary Feuds, Ranked: List List #292

Literary feuds ranked, and more bookish links:

9 Romances to Read if You Enjoyed THE WEDDING DATE

Big love, big emotions, big...other things:

Gifts for Librarians or Library-Lovers

Gift your favorite librarian (or yourself--no one's judging):

Why I Don't Let My TBR Dictate What I Read

On not being pressured by the stacks and lists and various to-be-read shelves:

Read Harder Challenge: Read a Comic Written or Drawn by a Person of Color

Sharifah is here with recommendations for the 8th task of the 2018 Read Harder Challenge:

Beyond Hygge: Ikigai, Lagom, And Other Cozy Concepts

Improve your self-care system with the experts in cozy-making:

All the Backlist! February 23, 2018 | BOOK RIOT

Liberty discusses The Bloody Chamber, All Aunt Hagar's Children, The Three Button Trick, and more great older books:

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for February 23rd, 2018

One nice thing about the Deals of the Day is that they are there everyday. They don't get tired. They don't have "other plans." They just show up.

Epic Reads

No such thing

4 Novels for Art and Music Lovers

These books show how people can feel transported while painting, singing, listening to music, or experiencing art with others:

The Fading Pulp Magazine Subculture

"The pulp magazine subculture is fading away. Its fans are dying, and I tend to feel genre distinctions are beginning to fade too."

4 Examples of Jane Austen Genre Fiction

Romance, sci-fi, mystery, or fantasy--there's some kind of Jane Austen genre fiction out there for you:

The FBI's War on Black-Owned Bookstores: Critical Linking, February 23

Learn about Hoover's war on black-owned bookstores, and more Critical Linking:

Win This Black Panther Bundle!

We're giving away this bundle of Black Panther goodies! Enter here:

100 Must Read Serial Killer Books

Read these with the lights on:

5 Best Audiobooks For New Listeners

Want to get into audiobooks? Here are our favorite listens for newbies:

5 Reasons I've Quit Reading a Book

What makes you give up on a book?

Interview With Sloane Leong, Author and Artist of Prism Stalker

Space! Dissections of colonialism! We talked with Sloane Leong about Prism Stalker:

15 Essay-Length Short Memoirs to Read Online

You can read these on your lunch break!

The Best Book Advice I've Ever Received from a Librarian

Maybe you an judge a book by its cover...

Gruesome But Funny | BOOK RIOT

Time for this week's Get Booked, our weekly show for personalized reading recs:

5 Wonderful Books By Children's Author Shirley Hughes

"She is a kind and generous author who understands the child’s point of view and seeks to preserve that."

5 Girl Gang Comics That Kick Serious Ass

What's your favorite girl gang comic?

Watch the Book Trailer for ROSIE COLORED GLASSES By Brianna Wolfson

"Whimsical, heartbreaking, uplifting, Rosie Colored Glasses is a novel about the many ways love can find you and transform you, even if it can’t save you."

Read Harder: A Mystery by a Person of Color or LGBTQ+ Author

Need help with the "mystery by a person of color or LGBTQ+ author? We have recs!

10 Must-Read Suspense Stories

Escape from your IRL stress with some fictional stress!

Book Fetish: Volume 294

Harry Potter boots, Sherlock wine charms, and more lovely bookish stuff:

Orange City Calls for Segregation of LGBTQ Books

The new regulations would require the community to approve any new LGBTQ books before added to the library collection:

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for February 22nd, 2018

Proudly presenting the Deals of the Day:

50 Must-Read Contemporary Horror Novels

Excellent horror novels all published in the 2000s!

Goodwill Librarian


George Washington's Hair Found in Old Book in New York Library: Critical Linking, February 22

It was a gift from Eliza Hamilton! That and more in Critical Linking:

15 Things That Happen When You're a Speedreader

"You’ve read entire books without getting up to go to the bathroom."

Losing the Magic: Books I'm Afraid to Re-Read

What's the meaningful read you're afraid to pick up again?

Reading Pathways: Zadie Smith

Looking to get into some Zadie Smith titles now that FEEL FREE is out? Try these:

8 Wisest Lines from Shakespeare's Fools

"Better a witty fool than a foolish wit."

A Brief History of Booze and Books

An important history lesson:

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Giveaway: THE BIRTHDAY GIRL by Sue Fortin

Enter to win 3 books in Sue Fortin's mystery series:

What To Do When Your Favorite Authors' Books Aren't Coming Out Soon: Tweet Them for a Rec

Your favorite author might have the perfect book rec for you:

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