5 Literary Games to Electrify Your Book Club

Because Mary Beth has hogged the mic every meeting and there's not enough wine:

Hard Science Fiction: A Beginner’s Guide to the Genre

Science fiction is brimming with confusing subgenres, so we put together a 101 on a popular one:

Fantasy and Science Fiction Short Stories for Middle School Students

Introduce the kids to SFF short stories:

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4 Books By Real Star-Cross'd Lovers

All about IRL Romeos & Juliets:

We're heading into the weekend with our book date, Amy Lloyd's crime thriller, THE INNOCENT WIFE. What will you read? #ad

All the Backlist! March 16, 2018 | BOOK RIOT

Liberty discusses Pobby and Dingan, Darling Jim, Eve Out of Her Ruins, and more great older books:

A Literary Antidote To George R.R. Martin's Game Of Thrones

"About the middle of July, I hit a wall, one that felt almost as cold and massive as The Wall that protects Westeros from the Wildlings..."

Inbox/Outbox: March 21, 2018

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

Hungering for Grass and Leaves: Books About Nature and Wildness

Still too cold to hug a tree? Embrace the great outdoors with these books:

Annie On My Mind: A Brief History of This Often Challenged Lesbian YA

The fascinating history of a groundbreaking queer YA novel:

What Your Bookshelf Organization Says About You: List List #295

What your bookshelf says about you, and more bookish lists:

How to Find Audiobooks on Spotify: A Guide

Did you know you can find audiobooks on Spotify?

Read Harder 2018: Pre-1980 Children's Classic

Have no idea where to start with this task? Do like María Cristina: find a child’s bookshelf, and just start checking copyright dates!

Do Negative Reviews Disproportionately Impact Women and Writers of Color?

"...The problem for marginalized groups historically is not that their writing is receiving bad reviews, but that it isn’t being considered at all."

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A Glorious Piece of Fan Art | BOOK RIOT

Rincey and Katie chat about potential new Gillian Flynn books, the new Obama/Biden buddy mystery, and great mystery comics:

40 Black Dagger Brotherhood Quotes To Help You Relive The Series Thus Far

"Well, wasn't this a night for firsts. Sex. Arson. Pants."

Watch the NEW Avengers: Infinity War Trailer

Iron Man's side-eye is pretty epic.

4 Books to Get You Started on Contemporary International Politics

Whether you're just looking to get a foot into politics, or are a politically savvy reader who wants to broaden your horizons beyond West-centric systems:

Former White House Advisor Anthony Scaramucci Inks Book Deal: Critical Linking, March 16

Scaramucci to publish a book “about how the White House is being run as a corporation”... and more Critical Linking:

100 Must-Read Classics By Women

Classic literature by women:

In Defense of the English Major

"English majors have gone onto become lawyers, journalists, doctors, television producers, politicians, teachers, actors, and yes, writers."

What To Read After Neil Gaiman's American Gods

From the vault: what to read if you love American Gods

Our Favorite Books We Didn't Expect to Love

What books did you go into with low expectations, but end up loving?

Reading 'Voltron': Literary Inspirations for a Legendary Defender

We chatted with producers, directors, actors, and creators about the literary inspirations behind Voltron: Legendary Defender:

Peek Over Our Shoulders: What Rioters Are Reading March 15, 2018

What's on your nightstand today?

3 Great Bookish Instagram Story Templates

You've seen story templates floating around Instagram...here are three bookish ones!

Celebrating Virginia Hamilton's Books and Life

A look back at some beloved children's books from Virginia Hamilton:

5 Fabulous Queer Comics Anthologies

Queer comics anthologies for your TBR:

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for March 15th, 2018

Make way, make way for the Deals of the Day...

Book Fetish: Volume 297

Dino bookends, bookish t-shirts, and more in this week's Book Fetish!

New March Audiobooks

Brand new audiobooks for your ears!

Which Fairytale Lady Are You?

Quiz time: which woman from fairytales are you?


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10 Stories To Get You Through Your Spring Cleaning

Fascinating and engrossing audiobooks to keep you company while you clean out that closet:

Read Harder: An Assigned Book You Hated (Or Never Finished)

It's the last task in the Read Harder Challenge! What book did you hate in high school that you'd give a second chance?

6 Books About Rome For The Ides of March

Watch your back, is all we're saying.

Then You End Up in a Park in Queens | BOOK RIOT

Amanda and Jenn discuss Native American authors, WWI novels and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

Harper Lee's Estate Sues Over Aaron Sorkin's Broadway MOCKINGBIRD: Critical Linking, March 15

The deceased author's estate is suing the Aaron Sorkin Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird:

20+ Dorothy Parker Quotes for Your Daily Routine

“Of course I talk to myself. I like a good speaker, and I appreciate an intelligent audience.”

The Bookish Acronyms That We Don't Have (But Really Need)

What's your TTFLTWTL book?

7 Books with Unusual and Unconventional Formats

Hidden letters, chatty houses, dictionary romances, and more in unusual books:

YA Books to Read If You Love Angie Thomas's THE HATE U GIVE.

And while you wait for Thomas's On the Comeup:

100 Must-Read Books with Cats in Them

The dogs aren't going to be happy about this:

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The Books in Riverdale

Do a readalong while you catch up on Riverdale:

Literary Funko POPs I'd Like to See

They're collectible figures, NOT toys:

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