These coming-of-age tales, like White Horse by Erika T. Wurth, take place in adulthood, acknowledging that we are always evolving…
Curl up with your plushest blanket, your favorite hot beverage, and, of course, murder. Get into the season and these…
Damn you! Here are 8 fun books about amulets, dolls, and other cursed objects to thrill and delight you this…
Rather than rely upon grand scenes of nature unfolding for the observer, ecopoetry strips away the illusion of our observer…
Find the right ingredients for great meals and environmental awareness with these environmentalist cookbooks and guides, like La Vida Verde…
If you're looking for compelling works of fiction set in far flung places, pick up one of these novels about…
Young adult books featuring girls and women fighting for voting rights and taking hold of one’s own life instead of…
Celebrate the Black women who influenced the suffrage movement with these reads, like Lifting as We Climb: Black Women's Battle…
A handy-dandy list of flash fiction pieces online for you to read next time you (literally) only have a minute…
On the unsettling phenomenon known across the queer bookish community as Goodreads Charles, and what it says about homophobia and…
There are few situations in life where books can’t offer some solace. Here are five nonfiction books about pandemics to help…
What is it about that brooding house down the street? We're taking a look at the haunted house in fiction…
"Sir Terry Pratchett and his characters provided me with my idea of hope and justice and love and truth (and…
Reading is a central part of this Rioter and busy parent's identity and, fraught as it may be, the Goodreads…
Answer the following questions to find out which of Lara Jean's crushes you'd match her with by taking the TO…
A Scandal in Bohemia is one of Sherlock Holmes' most iconic cases, yet many adaptations make drastic changes to it.…
With over 60 novels to choose from, here's some guidance on the best Agatha Christie books, including some suggested reading…
Stream Early. Stream Often. These book adaptations worth streaming, and you may find yourself preferring these TV adaptation over the…
Can't get enough of Bong Joon-ho's latest? Between treks to the theater for repeat viewings, check out these books for…
Two important books that help fight the stigma around autism for teens and tweens.
Four ways to give memorable bookish experiences this holiday season.
Why “Call me Ishmael,” the first line of Moby Dick, is among the most instantly recognizable and important first lines…
A true story about Cinderella, Fairy Tales, and mental health.
These six A CHRISTMAS CAROL retellings find a diverse variety of Scrooge stand-ins from teen girls to Charles Dickens himself.
Tis the season to eat delicious food and spend all your time reading. These holiday book and snack pairings will…
Want to make reading an event to look forward to during the holiday season? Here are some holiday reading traditions…
Circe by Madeline Miller is really. freaking. good. In this reading guide, you'll find 10 Circe book club questions covering all…
Language is the building block of stereotyping. These books and quotes dig into the ways racial stereotypes are baked into…
Read on for the best middle school books, ranging in topics from friendship to sisterhood to immigration, as well as…
One reader discovers Anne of Green Gables at the perfect time.
Read on for our suggestions for THE HATE U GIVE book club questions and a reading guide for book club or class…
From language skills to reading comprehension, one reader discovers the benefits of listening to audiobooks while reading their print counterparts.
You don't always get what you pay for! These bookshelves are easy on the eyes and the wallet.
A teacher librarian waxes poetic about the power of PBS for calming students and shares ten of her favorite Reading…
Books by Melville, Steinbeck, Thomas Hardy, and more authors you were assigned in school that you should pick up this…
All about what happened when a reader recuperating from a literary pilgrimage along Hadrian’s Wall experienced magic in a Hexham…
Looking for more stories about women seeking vengeance and kicking butt? Then check out these badass female revenge thrillers.
A reader remembers her grandmother's wise and sometimes prophetic rules of reading (which she regarded as commandments, rather than advice).
Which Bennet sister from Pride in Prejudice are you most like? Take our quiz to find out if you're a…
Get recommendations for where to start with Gloria E. Anzaldua's poems and prose.
Why do readers get so angry when their favorite books don't make (subjective) "best of" book lists?
Eid-ul-Fitr is a time of celebration for Muslims, to let's celebrate it with some Muslim characters!
Grief may be universal, but all of us struggle to express our love and emotions to the deceased. Funeral poems…
Critics haven't loved HBO's FAHRENHEIT 451. See it anyway.
This quiz will help you find your perfect June mystery/thriller read.
A reader on wrestling the inner editor and reading critically to identify reading preferences and dislikes. Are you a critical…
We've got 15 excellent LGBTQ audiobook memoirs written and read by queer authors. Listen to these titles during Pride Month…
Looking for a quick listen? Check out this list of fifity of the best short audiobooks around.
Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown visited the librarians who fight to save the abandoned Yangambi Research Library on the Congo River.
One reader performs an in-depth Goodreads TBR purge as part of a New Year's resolution to declutter her physical and…
An explanation of what colonial and postcolonial literature is, as well as a list of books to read for the…
Every single person should be able to get a book in their hands when they want one. At Book Riot,…
Check out what Book Riot contributors and editors are reading right now, at this very minute! Okay, maybe not this…
These are the reasons our TBR pile is now an unclimbable tower.
If you're falling behind on your reading goal, refresh your resolution to read with these quotes about reading and the…
Let's pour some money for students in some of the cold schools in Baltimore.
Roxane Gay has great taste in books. Check out some of her recommendations for books coming out in 2018, based…
How living a bookish life can help you accomplish your new year's resolutions.
The best books one reader discovered because of the annual Read Harder challenge.
A list featuring songs with bookstore in the title or lyrics. Some are hilarious parodies featuring bookshops specifically others are…
Is there a gender bias when it comes to starred reviews for young adult books in professional trade journals?
Looking for books to fulfill 2018 Read Harder Challenge task #5: books set in or about one of the five…
These books about women writers show that the real lives of our favorite authors are often just as fascinating as…
It looked good on paper, you know the rest. Organizing my books by color was a beautifully bad idea.
"I may never know exactly how to ask the women I fall for to come, and stay, in my life.…
Get to know the four women who were nominated for the 1967 Nobel.
This giveaway is sponsored by Libby, the one-tap reading app from OverDrive. Meet Libby. The one-tap reading app from OverDrive.…
If you lived through the '90s, you're probably familiar with teen and pre-teen thriller author R.L. Stine. His Goosebumps and Fear Street series…
Check out what Book Riot contributors and editors are reading right now, at this very minute! Okay, maybe not this…
This is a beginner's guide to hard science fiction: a genre that explores the depths of the galaxy while remaining…
Tell us your favorite books and we'll tell you what Hogwarts house to call your own. Take the quiz to…
All your questions about how to download audiobooks and listen to them from your phone (iOS or Android) answered here!
Enter to win CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE by Tomi Adeyemi!
You've got just three weeks to finish your 2017 reading. Prioritize these books!
A list of recommendations for feminist romance novels from the romance community, collected from the #RomanceNovelsforHillary thread on Twitter.
50 ideas for trackable, DIY reading challenges. From the serious to the silly, these challenges are sure to enrich your…
Do you change your favorite book based on who is asking the question?
This list of books for Gryffindors is for only the most chivalrous, brave, and daring. Read them all and make…
Rioter Dana runs down the great bookish episodes from the Sporkful podcast, and lines up a few more archived episode…
Picture books about nighttime to celebrate the Winter Solstice.
What '90s books do you wish you had kept?
One reader on an unexpected reason she was put off finishing the Narnia series.
For our spreadsheet nerds out there: here are the most interesting stats one reader tracked this year.
The autistic community is calling for a boycott on the book TO SIRI WITH LOVE. Here's an open letter, from…
The ultimate children's book gift giving guide for middle grade readers--kids ages 7-12!
One Rioter talks about how tight living spaces and financial circumstances led her to stop buying books, and how her…
Come and tell us what your favorite holiday books are!
A list of 30 great books that came out in January, February, and March of this year that deserve a…
We chat with classicist Emily Wilson, the first woman to translate Homer's Odyssey in its entirety.
We're recommending books for the women of THE BOLD TYPE
It's hard to find a bar with both a classy appreciation for books and a lively atmosphere for a great…
Love a good royal romance? Then you'll want to dig into these titles.
A few ideas for new bookish holiday traditions.
Dixie District Schools have banned all books with cursing or "inappropriate" subjects.
Short, quick, older books perfect for a readathon!
Support Muslim literature by reading books by Muslim authors.
See what Rioters are reading, right now, this very minute! (Okay, maybe not this exact minute, but we would be…
A list of five very famous movies from popular culture and the not-so-famous authors behind them.
Learn how to conquer that mountain of a reading challenge goal with these five quick tips.
Skeletons, prom dresses, dogs, and dulcimers -- these are just some of the weird things you could check out from…
A call for writers to create art that is a light in our current darkness.
A reader on the dearth of black characters in time-travel romance, and on the problem of time travel fiction specific…
This Riot Recommendation is sponsored by Flatiron Books and Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence. What would you say to…
A reader and public servant on why she's not ready to read Hillary Clinton's WHAT HAPPENED
Must-read books from independent presses, coming out (or already out) this month!
Ever wonder how to juggle reading multiple books at once? Here are five tips to get you started!
The prettiest, fanciest, most creative editions of Fahrenheit 451 (one costs $20,000 and is covered in asbestos).
A neighborhood once flush with bookstores is losing its Barnes & Noble--the fourth store it's lost in recent years.
Do some good! Fund these classroom libraries in areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
YA books for readers who love their reading dark, doomy, and/or gloomy.
Get excited! We've launched a brand new podcast all about the exciting world of YA lit.
Go beyond basketball and get to know Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the author of 'Mycroft Holmes' and 'Mycroft Holmes and the…
After sustaining damage from protests against white supremacy and the acquittal of Anthony Lamar Smith's murderer, St. Louis bookstores seek…
Come tell us your favorite YA fantasy!
Riot readers recommend their 30 favorite folklore/fairy tale retellings!
Enter to win your choice of three of the award-winning Penguin Drop Caps!
I made a last ditch effort and recommended the series to my brother. Betrayed by the novels he’d grown to…
I certainly do, and inspirational Harry Potter quotes are one of my go-to for a cheer up. Here are favorite…
Take part in Goodreads's celebration of 10 years with Hide A Book Day.
Read the books by 30 Florida authors who've been impacted by Hurricane Irma.
With so many indie presses out there it can be difficult to make that magical connection and find your favorite.…
Enter to win Landscape With Invisible Hand by M.T. Anderson!
Two booksellers and two librarians came together to tell you about some of the weird and impossible requests they got…
A Rioter responds to the unearthing of Kurt Vonnegut's previously unpublished short story, "The Drone King," and recalls other works…
The Harry Potter illustrated editions by Bloomsbury are beautiful masterpieces and perfect additions to any fan's library.
See what Rioters are reading THIS VERY MINUTE. (Okay, maybe not this exact moment in time but we would be…
Tell us your favorite folklore or fairy tale retellings and be entered to win a copy of VASSA IN THE…
As they won't take time away from the game, World of Warcraft audiobooks can be an excellent solution to get…
Come tell us your favorite multigenerational books!
Looking for the best audiobook apps, players, audiobook subscriptions, and places to get free audiobooks? We've got you covered.
Happiest of birthdays, Mary Oliver, from a deeply grateful lover-of and wonderer-in the world.
Setting up your own online book club can be hard. How do you meet? Who makes the decisions? Book Riot…
A librarian calls for more open discussion of security and safety in public libraries after the New Mexico library shooting.
Come tell us your favorite cozy mysteries!
Aussie readers: take part in Australian Reading Hour later this month. Here's why and how!
A look at Storybook Island in South Dakota
The book community has proven that it will come together in times of need on many occasions. Here's what they…
An excellent selection of romance novels that have found their readers through self-publishing.
Musings on how to organise a book collection, suggestions on how to organise a collection, and some amazing bookshelves and…
Come tell us your favorite self-published book!
Looking for audiobooks for kids? Look no further than this list of 25 of the best children's audiobooks out there,…
Escondido citizens unsuccessfully fought a city council vote for library privatization, a movement that takes libraries out of community hands.
Win three months of a book subscription that celebrates Black literature!
Enriching the reading experience with books that talk to each other.
On the joy of reading children's literature as an adult.
The time a reader learned to enjoy the power of a fluffy, light read.
A new organization helps women resist oppressive women's health policy by organizing Handmaid's Tale protests.
Surprise, surprise. The New York Times' revamped book coverage still makes it harder for romance novels to receive mainstream coverage.
Between April 4 and July 12, I posted 100 book reviews on Instagram as part of The 100 Day Project,…
When I visited the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, I got a glimpse of just how deeply-felt fandom can be…
Books about politics, feminism, and surviving the Trump administration to read while you wait for HRC's memoir.
In the car, while using the blow dryer, even on a boring client call: tips and tricks from Rioters on…
YA novels we'd like to see made into movies--instead of more Twilight/Hunger Games films.
Too busy paying attention to real news to pay attention to new book news? We've got you covered.
The great white whale of used books: THE GOOD HOUSE by Tananarive Due
Enter to win The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel Wilson!
Okay, grown-up kids, here are some on point book and classic television cartoon pairings for fans of JEM AND THE…
See what rioters are reading right now (this very minute)! (Okay not this very minute but we would if we…
Histories, science reads, and more nonfiction to prepare you for the upcoming solar eclipse.
Enter to win a copy of IF THERE'S NO TOMORROW by Jennifer L. Armentrout!
No really, tell us, we need help.
One reader's method for managing a giant list of to-be-read books.
Riot readers recommend their 35 favorite books about magic and politics!
Authors using Twitter to tell stories.
10 things you should know about The Book of the Queen.
Enter to win a copy of GENIUS: THE CON by Leopoldo Gout!
On time, Paris, and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein.
Discover 100 recently-published middle grade books full of magic. Here are 100 must-read MG Fantasy novels published in the last…
Come tell us your favorite books about magic and politics!
With excellent story-telling happening in TV and podcasts, where do books fit in?
What editors and reviewers would say if Trump were a fictional character.
Check out what we're reading RIGHT NOW at this very minute. Okay, maybe not this exact moment. But we would…
Still not sure poetry is for you? These 12 poets may very well just prove you wrong.
Advice and "don'ts" for writing and portraying autistic characters in fiction.
Come tell us your favorite female detectives in fiction!
Riot readers recommend more than 45 of their favorite books for a long road trip!
The post-Harry Potter Harry Potter content hasn't been great. We request Rowling write these things instead.
Only about 30% of new translations into English are of books by women. #WITMonth gives us a chance to celebrate…
YA novels that actually earn their comparisons to Veronica Mars.
Enter to win a copy of IMPOSSIBLE VIEWS OF THE WORLD by Lucy Ives!
From craft to writer's lives, get ready to dig into 100 of the must-read, best books on writing for improving…
Michael Bennett's book Things That Make White People Uncomfortable will focus on "racism, sexism, intersectionality, and athletes no longer being…
This Potterhead had some thoughts after finally watching HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD performed onstage.
Ebonics, Black English, slang, AAVE: a dialect often judged and deemed incorrect and improper. So what's up with AAVE in…
It is important to read diversely. Read this open letter to learn why, and find book recommendations to help with…
Come see what people who write about books are reading themselves.
One reader's weakness for characters who fall in love writing letters to one another.
Is Facebook the biggest online book club?
YA to read if you love Sansa Stark from Game of Thrones.
Enter to win a copy of IF THE CREEK DON'T RISE by Leah Weiss!
One House Appropriations Committee recommends that the government continues to fund libraries. Here is what you can do to show…
Books to prepare you for Shark Week!
The most purchased YA books on Amazon in 2016: the data.
There's a new trend in thrillers: male authors using ambiguous pen names so they can be marketed to women.
Test your classics knowledge with a quick quiz about the last lines of 10 famous books.
What would Trump supporters think if they saw Jane Austen quotes shared on social media? We've got some ideas!
Whatever else Jane Austen was doing, she certainly wasn’t writing books about silly things. She was, in fact, writing books…
Looking for Jane Austen readalikes? Check out these classic and contemporary books similar to hers, all by authors of color!
It's cool to read about people in their teens or early 20s, but where are the middle-aged heroines in science…
Memoirs to pick up and add to your reading list for summer.
Enter to win a Folio collector’s edition of Neil Gaiman’s AMERICAN GODS and a signed print!
Do you ever find yourself rating a book based on the Goodreads star system in your head before you've finished…
Game of Thrones, sneaky sneaker of history lessons!
There are so many good books coming out from the world of horror in the second half of 2017. Here…
Let's hear it for these winning bookish black nerds of TV.
WHO FEARS DEATH is coming to HBO, with executive producer George R.R. Martin!
As a reader, I keep narrowly missing Hillary---both in the flesh, and as a personification of our best democratic hopes.
8 titles from Angie Thomas, Roxane Gay, Lisa Ko, and more, to diversify your summer book club reading experience.
Come tell us your favorite unconventional horror novel!
Explore the best Jewish-American fiction published in the past 20 years.
How one school librarian manages noise levels in his library and still manages to keep a quiet riot.
Join the Action Book Club for a chance to win books -- and, of course, to take part in an…
Feminist reads for when you're in the throes of activism burn-out.
These 10 Young Adult books will wreck your emotions - and you'll love them for it.
We will never run out of reading material; don't stress, enjoy yourself.
We talk with Samantha Irby about poop, cats, and what it means to have an ass like a library book.
Loved When Dimple Met Rishi? Watch these Bollywood movies!
Come tell us your favorite picture books!
Weird things book people do.
Audiobook recommendations for sci-fi lovers and sci-fi meh-ers.
Writers take to Twitter to show what writing is really like.
The literary life of Robert Plant
#RomBkLove: A look at media's biggest romance book club
Enter to win a copy of THE GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE by Mackenzi Lee!
Why one reader can't get enough of books about family drama.
Books on how cities get made.
Fiction and nonfiction picture books about loving storms, surviving storms, and understanding them.
A few book recommendations for new citizens.
Reasons and tips for creating a book collection organized around a central topic, like a well curated, personalized reading list.
Riot readers recommend their 30 favorite books about what parenting is REALLY like!
Come tell us your favorite books where the princess is the hero!
A teacher connects with her students over a mutual love of the Harry Potter series
It's been twenty years since we first entered the world of Harry Potter. One reader reflects on reading the series…
Get hooked on a new reading format with these fabulous audiobook narrators.
Great fiction with food.
A true story about the great books one reader bought because of the Book Riot Daily Deals. Sorry Not Sorry.
During an Orlando Illiterati event in May, I listened to novelist Jeff VanderMeer and environmental journalist Amy Green mix environmental science and…
In honor of Ambrose Bierce's birthday, what you should read of his work.
Enter to win a Chronicle Book Lovers prize pack!
We've got an exclusive look at the cover of the 10th anniversary edition of The Name of the Wind!
Some are useful, but most...not so much.
Octavia Butler was a smurfette of her time, but she had to earn that place. Priya Sridhar discusses the factors…
Twelfth Planet Press is releasing a collection of letters to Octavia Butler this summer! Get to know her through the…
Why sci-fi fans should pick up an Octavia Butler book right now.
These 10 hilarious fiction audiobooks to get you through that 10 hour trip to the beach!
Come tell us your favorite book about what parenting is really like and be entered to win a copy of…
Fascinating vintage eye candy for library lovers--from Farm Security Administration!
Great audiobooks for the whole family.
A reader on the special books shared with dad.
Because every badass YA heroine needs a candle of her own.
Enter to win a copy of THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING by Grant Ginder!
Throw money at these projects.
YA book titles featuring the days of the week.
Tell us what books you've been giving your dad and be entered to win a copy each of TANK and…
So many book sightings in the fifth season of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. And here are the titles one…
Come tell us your favorite erotic romance novel!
Come vote for your favorite moment in the Jason Bourne franchise!
Riot readers recommend their 25 favorite stories about star-crossed lovers!
An interview with New Adult author Colleen Hoover.
How deep can that reading amnesia go?
Finding good ole Ray in unexpected places.
Enter to win a copy each of THE FORTUNE TELLER and THE MEMORY PAINTER by Gwendolyn Womack!
Since their creation, the Library Reads lists have only recommended 5.8% authors of color.
Throw money at these classroom projects.
Check out our new biweekly mystery/thriller podcast, Read or Dead!
On Naomi Alderman's THE POWER and dystopian fiction's seemingly exclusive focus on straight, white people.
Book Riot editors and contributors reveal which books they are reading this week. They also tell you why they are…
Must-reads about the Troubles and this history of Ireland, Northern Ireland, and the UK.
Tell us what book you would recommend to your dad and be entered to win a Father's Day prize pack…
Come tell us your favorite books about star-crossed lovers!
A reading list from Cindy Pon's new YA book WANT.
Dig into these sweet bookish cookbooks
One reader reflects on the movie casting of the book CRAZY RICH ASIANS and picks other books that deserve the…
These ten hilarious nonfiction audiobooks will entertain your brain while you drive.
Tips for supporting indie bookstores from afar!
How one book helped a reader better understand the complexity of police brutality.
The nifty way one librarian convinced his students to dig into classic literature.
Win a copy of NOT A SOUND by Heather Gudenkauf!
A statistical breakdown of the most popular books Goodreads users have added for each of the past 100 years.
Throw some money at these classroom literacy projects.
Celebrate Star Wars' 40th anniversary with these on brand books (and default add anything by Carrie Fisher)!
Win a copy of IT STARTED WITH GOODBYE by Christina June!
YA authors on the inspiration they've found in Margaret Atwood's THE HANDMAID'S TALE
Starting from the littlest crafters and working up, here are ten excellent crafting books for kids and adults.
Tell us your favorite Harry Potter character and we'll tell you what you should read next!
Riot readers recommend more than 20 of their best tips for making a book club better!
Immersion journalism and how it helped one reader become a better writer.
Get to know Saudi Literature and bulk up that TBR even more.
Win a copy of BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE by Eric Barker!
Because the book is usually better.
Tips from a Rioter who turned a lengthy hospital interlude into a literary staycation.
Books that explore the corrupt nature of the prison industrial complex, the need for reform, and the history of abuses…
What would you do if everyone, everywhere, suddenly lost power?
Looking to broaden your romance reading horizons? Check out these 100 international romance authors who should be on your TBR…
Riot readers recommend their 30 favorite books about changing their lives!
Come tell us your best tips for making book clubs better!
On the siren song of the Goodreads Challenge Tracker.
Why you need to be wary of Amazon's new buy box policy for new books.
Sponsored by GINNY MOON by Benjamin Ludwig, published by Park Row Books. ____________________ “The margins are full of images of…
The State Library of NSW is using literary themed cocktails to promote a fun alternative to alcoholic drinks.
An inclusive round-up of books about pregnancy and parenthood, just in time for Mother's Day!
Books about creepy kids!
Tell us your favorite book about changing your life and be entered to win a copy of DRIVING MISS NORMA…
Riot readers recommend their 25 favorite non-fiction books about women's history!
Come tell us what books have improved your productivity and work life.
From freelancing in your house to working in the White House, ten books by women that offer career advice and…
Riot readers recommend their 20 favorite books about figuring life out!
How one school librarian helped inspire teens to write through Twitter chats with authors.
Goodreads top 100 mysteries show audiences still prefer mysteries by men, about women being murdered.
A diverse list of new and upcoming middle grade books for readers age 8-12 with kids of color as the…
Recent STAR WARS franchise titles for YA readers
I have a thing about needing books to be in perfect condition.
See the 10 passages of The Handmaid's Tale that Kindle users highlight the most.
Win a copy each of BROKE MILLENIAL by Erin Lowry and RICH20SOMETHING by Daniel DiPiazza!
Tell us your favorite non-fiction book about women's history and be entered to win a copy of THE RADIUM GIRLS…
Come tell us your favorite book that have helped you figure out how to live like a real grown-up.
The secret lives of AMERICAN GODS characters. Also, meeting Neil Gaiman is awesome.
Bilingual picture books to celebrate Dia...and to enjoy everyday.
This weekend giveaway is sponsored by TarcherPerigee, publisher of Adult-ish by Cristina Vanko and Adulthood for Beginners by Andy Boyle.…
An afternoon spent at one of the best bookshops on Earth, and musings on the wonders of indie bookstores.
A water and stain resistant sleeve for your books is on Kickstarter now, and you want one.
How libraries are attempting to raise their funding and provide necessary services in the face of Trump's budget cuts.
The 24-hour readathon is this weekend--here's what you can expect.
Some of the best feminist writers of the U.S. suffrage movement.
SE Hinton on THE OUTSIDERS -- and YA Lit -- turning 50 years old.
Need something soothing to listen to to help deal with a migraine? Try these audiobooks.
Love Beauty & the Beast? These 100 titles are sure to overload your reading list and keep your fondness of…
Win an Earth Day coloring book prize pack from Chronicle Books!
Kid's books that show all the ways families can be different and special!
Bana al-Abed, a 7-year-old girl who Tweeted about life in Aleppo, is writing a memoir.
Think you don't like poetry? Think again. Poetry is having a huge moment and you should really be a part…
Listen when people tell you about their experiences with racism and sexism in publishing.
The Shakespeare plays that play a role in YA fiction.
Come tell us your favorite contemporary YA book!
While everyone is discussing HBO's BIG LITTLE LIES, here are four things that also need to be addressed.
Hey Ivanka, if you really support libraries, stop your fatherboss from cutting their funding.
You might be a writer if.
Genreflecting: a book series to help you dig deeper into new and favorite genres.
Let's fund these classroom projects.
Gorgeous book nail art tutorials.
Tell us your favorite Sci-Fi YA novel and be entered to win a copy of DEFY THE STARS by Claudia…
We're busting myths about the library to celebrate National Library Week!
By the time you read this, I will have seen Hamilton: I'm prepping for the show by reading all of…
Geekery and comic con in YA fiction.
This weekend giveaway is sponsored by Blink Young Adult Books, publisher of Toward a Secret Sky by Heather Maclean. Toward…
Don't take unpurchased books into the bathroom. Please? Please.
Do some bookish good by sending books to public classrooms in need.
Because science is real.
Get to know a bit about The Golden Haggadah.
Small press books to that'll bulk up your TBR.
Rioters share their cover love and fawn over favorite book covers of 2017 so far.
Tell us your favorite contemporary romance novel and be entered to win a copy of A SMALL-TOWN BRIDE by Hope…
We talk fantasy, politics, and and librarianship with Laini Taylor, author of Daughter of Smoke and Bone and the new…
Riot readers recommend their 43 favorite books about complicated families!
Yoga teacher, social media maven, and book lover Jessamyn Stanley talks life, yoga practice, and what authors she'd get her…
Riot readers recommend their 34 favorite books with the most sinister serial killers!
Get your homesteading on with these books
Let's fund these classroom libraries
Women from India, the USA, and Brazil react to The Handmaid's Tale trailer, and its similarities to their own governments.
See what the Riot editors and contributors are reading right now.
Classic book plots without the women. What would happen if the female characters walked off the page?
Win a copy of THINGS I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN by Claire LaZebnik!
Tell us your favorite book about complicated families and be entered to win a copy of JUST FLY AWAY by…
If you’re a woman (or man, but mostly women) over a certain age, you likely remember Sassy magazine. It was…
This Riot Recommendation is sponsored by HQN Books, publisher of After The Dark by Cynthia Eden. Former FBI agent Samantha…
Five books that are classified as "chick lit" and show that the genre can be diverse in subject and seriousness.
100 Biographies and memoirs of remarkable women. From Audre Lorde to Zelda Fitzgerald, these books profile trailblazers, artists, activists, and…
Bookish good you can do today.
Are you waiting for the third book in N. K. Jemisin's Broken Earth series? Read these science fiction and fantasy…
Books about adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue, senior dogs, the misunderstood pit bull, and how to whisper…
For World Poetry Day, 25 of our favorite gateway poets.
Find your new favorite essayist from this list of recent and upcoming essay collections!
Fairytales and Folktales that aren't The Brothers Grimm
This weekend giveaway is sponsored by The Book That Made Me edited by Judith Ridge. What if you could look…
Throw some money to get awesome books into the hands of kids in classrooms across the USA.
Take a look at what the Riot writers are reading right now.
Fans of mystery and crime fiction should put these 5 Japanese crime writers on their TBR list.
Come tell us your favorite horror novels!
Riot readers recommend their 20 favorite books that satirize modern life!
What to read while you're waiting for the next Haruki Murakami book. Spoiler: it's another Murakami title.
In loving memory of Terry Pratchett.
A reading list inspired by a Rioter's friend's decision to upend her life and travel the world.
This weekend giveaway is sponsored by Little, Brown and Company, publisher of Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar. Raised in…
Bookish good you can do today.
Why we're celebrating International Women's Day (and why we're celebrating it a day late) this year!
Get your craft on with literary cross-stitch patterns for beginners, experts, and everyone in between.
Enter to win a copy of SCI-FI JUNIOR HIGH by John Martin and Scott Seegert.
Libraries in many communities are acting as flash points of resistance. Check out some of their rad resources here.
How can books empower incarcerated women? We talk with the Chicago Books to Women in Prison project.
Throw a few bucks to help stock these classrooms with diverse books.
Get to know a YA fantasy master.
Heck yes! Video game tie-in novels are great.
Lessons that politicians could learn from The Picture of Dorian Gray.
As I write this, we are just over a month into Donald Trump's presidency. And, I am reading A Wrinkle In…
V.E. Schwab's A Darker Shade of Magic is getting a movie!
YA books about disability, complicated friendships, and art to pick up while you're waiting for YOU'RE WELCOME UNIVERSE by Whitney…
Do some good by funding these literacy projects.
A tour of libraries in unexpected places, including on trains, tanks, and boats.
Books for people who want to better understand the courts, law, and justice.
Enter to win a copy of Stephanie Morrill's THE LOST GIRL OF ASTOR STREET!
Books to read if you like your mysteries more personal than procedural.
The internet can be a glorious, addictive place. Here are some strategies for giving books and reading a fighting chance…
Riot readers recommend their 23 favorite books set in magical versions of real places!
Do you prefer certain types of books in ebook form over print?
Let's fund these classroom literacy projects.
Come see what the Riot writers are reading right now!
A list of 13 horror story collections written by women authors.
Decades before the lunch counter sit-ins of the Civil Rights era, a group of black men in Virginia were sitting…
This is a diverse #OwnVoices list of LGBTQA science fiction and fantasy YA, including books with trans, genderqueer, bisexual, and…
Enter to win a copy each of ANGEL CATBIRD VOLUMES 1 and 2 by Margaret Atwood!
We talk to Kelly Sue DeConnick about smashing the patriarchy. (Also, comics).
Come tell us your picks for the best books set in magical versions of real places!
Books by and about women are rad. Categorizing them as “women’s fiction” is not.
Books to give your girlfriends to celebrate female friendships!
Do you think these things, too?
Books about four women who were warned, who were given an explanation, and who still persisted.
Come tell us your picks for the best books about mental illness!
Middle grade and young adult books featuring the lives and stories of those from the 7 Muslim Ban countries.
Riot readers recommend their 20 favorite international thrillers!
One reader on taking off the blinders and consciously reading more diversely.
Be brave in your writing with these tips gleaned from great writing books.
Here in the UK, February 2nd is Time To Talk Day 2017. It's run by an organisation called Time to…
What the Riot contributors are reading right now!
Novel and memoir recommendations from each of the countries included in Trump's travel ban: Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria,…
Riot contributors and staff tell you the best books the read in the last 30 days (old and new releases!)
Kids' books for African American history month, from picture books to YA!
A look at YA books which have been adapted into the comics format by the original author.
Come tell us your favorite thriller, especially if it takes place outside the US!
Join the Book Riot community for a month-long Instagram/Bookstagram challenge, #RiotGrams.
Here are 50 beautiful bookstores to visit on your next trip around the world. And in the meantime you can…
Must-reads for understanding Putin, Russia, and why POTUS's ties to the regime are extremely troubling.
How one school librarian learned to read and appreciate manga, thanks to students.
What the Steven Universe leaks tell us about entertainment and the show itself.
This weekend giveaway is sponsored by Wires and Nerve by #1 New York Times bestselling author Marissa Meyer. In her…
Books about cults and oppressive religious groups.
A comprehensive Stephen King reading guide for future fans, broken down by genre!
Wonder how money is made selling books for a penny on Amazon? Here's how.
Come tell us your favorite collection of short stories!
Travel memoirs for the Read Harder 2017 task!
Because living in a small space doesn't mean you can't have ALL THE BOOKS.
Does growing older mean our favorite books and series eventually lose their magic?
A look at kid lit titles that explore agoraphobia and mental health.
This weekend giveaway is sponsored by Penguin Books, publisher of Once We Were Sisters by Sheila Kohler. A stunningly beautiful,…
Oprah's book club popularized many classics and made the careers of contemporary authors. Here's what to read to celebrate her…
See what the Riot contributors are reading, and why!
Books to help remind you that we're all entitled to our own opinions, but not our own facts.
Booksellers answer questions about micropresses, and recommend their favorites for Read Harder 2017!
A round-up of stand alone YA fantasy reads.
Bestselling authors share their favorite children's books. Recommendations from Ann Patchett, Lowis Lowry, Tana French, Megan Abbott, Roxane Gay, and…
The power of good storytelling in games.
Books for readers who loved ARRIVAL and those who love great language in science fiction.
Self-help books that are as entertaining to read as they are helpful!
One reader on her attempt to read all of Shakespeare's works in 2017. All of them. Yes, even that one.
This year, pick up more big books and don't worry about how many you read in a year.
Check out the audio adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale from the Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape podcast.
50 classics by authors of color, for the Read Harder 2017 challenge!
Can't make it to a march on January 21st? Read these books.
Resolving to write more this year? These books will help get you started and stay motivated.
Queer YA books that deserve the big screen treatment.
If your 2017 resolutions include a note to read more Arab women -- translated from Arabic, French, or written in…
Why one reader is vowing to read more older books this year.
In which Book Riot editors and contributors share which books they are reading this week, and why!
Reading recs for the "Central and South American writers" Read Harder task!
Win a copy of Chelsea Sedoti's THE HUNDRED LIES OF LIZZIE LOVETT!
YA and MG books by LGBTQ+ authors!
A look at the history of best-selling books on Amazon.
The best books of the year from over 100 independent presses!
Diverse romance recommendations and new releases coming out November 2016 through January 2017. Guard your TBR piles accordingly!
"It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."
You're just going to sit in your car until you're done.
YA novels where romance takes a back seat.
A list of books that have been described as "the next Harry Potter"
Reacquaint yourself with horror or try it for the first time with these best bets.
The books one Rioter loved as a kid and what they taught him about his adult self.
Books for the youngest sister of every age.
In which Book Riot contributors and editors tell you which titles they are reading this very week and what made…
These six great trans audiobooks, ranging from YA to middle-grade to dark fantasy to memoir to feminist theory, are all…
Books that should've gotten more buzz and into the hands of more readers this year.
A collection of lesbian and gay holiday romances to keep you cozy this winter. Reading these is what drinking spiked…
Some of the best books of the year, originally published outside the US.
The best books of the year from over 100 independent presses!
Places to visit if you want to live our your childhood dream of being living in Stoneybrook and being a…
Non-horror books featuring non-real beasties!
How a job threw off one reader's book time, and why she's going back to reading goals in 2017.
On the existential dread one Rioter felt upon rereading a childhood favorite.
In which Book Riot contributors and editors tell you what they are reading at this very moment, and why!
A round-up of some of our favorite trilogies and series!
Fiction and nonfiction about fandom.
Why used book stores and thrift stores are an excellent place for holiday presents!
Need book recommendations for reluctant readers ages 6 to 12? We've got sixty for you!
If you celebrate Christmas Eve, here are 5 great bookish traditions to start this year.
Dig into fantastic steampunk reads.
A bookish gift guide for kids of all ages!
Book Riot's Literary Advent Calendar. From December 1st to the 25th, Book Riot has Christmas stories, poems and essays for…
How one Rioter's life changed during the year she read only books written by women.
Enter to win a copy of SEARCHING FOR JOHN HUGHES by Jason Diamond!
Three picture book biographies of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
On a new Professor "watchlist," and a reading list for critical thinking.
Get all your secret agent needs met at Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Company, a cool bookish joint in Chicago.
A look at the emerging "punk" subgenres within spec fic. AKA: more books to read!
A round-up of lists of children's books to make holiday gift-giving easy.
Post-election America is looking more and more like a dystopian YA novel.
On rebellious reading under the upcoming administration.
10 books to help move you through heartbreak.
We went to the National Book Award Ceremony, and this is what we heard!
Books to get you fired up or to remind you that activism is worth it.
Many of us are facing a problem we wish hadn't happened in our time. And now we have to decide…
Enter to win a copy of LETTERS OF NOTE: VOLUME 2 by Shaun Usher!
In case you’re playing the which-version-to-get game, Rioters recommend the audiobooks for these books.
Donald Trump is going to be (horrifyingly) our nest POTUS. Here are the reactions of some of our favorite authors...
Social justice and community service ideas for bookish types.
In honor of Trans Awareness Month, here are eight different trans authors whose work and lives cover the spread of…
You're just going to sit in your car until you're done.
Have you ever wondered what shellfish feel? Whether wolves have a conscience? How squirrels survive the winter? Check out these…
One Rioter shares 7 YA/teen books she wants to see on TV or at the movies.
This weekend giveaway is sponsored by The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee. Alexander Chee is an award-winning author…
Let's not elect the narcissist comedic character from a child's book.
New Harry Potter features available on Android phones.
A chat with Zen Cho, author of this month's #RiotRead, The Sorcerer to the Crown
Why we eat up memoirs about saying yes to every opportunity, but don't act on it it in our own…
This weekend giveaway is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio. Listen While You Cook! While spending hours in the kitchen…
Why are dolls so creepy? They are, right? They're creepy.
In which the Book Riot contributors and editors show you what they are reading this very week and why they…
How one reader dealt with the FOMO of the online book world.
On the depiction of sexual assault in Anne Brontë's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, and its relevance to today's political…
Seven books to read to learn more about Islam.
Diverse romance recommendations and new releases coming out November 2016 through January 2017. Guard your TBR piles accordingly!
Come tell us your favorite horror novels!
Seasonal reads for people who can't read horror novels.
Harlequin has 18,000 titles on sale for $1.99. Here are 10 you shouldn't miss!
This Riot Recommendation is sponsored by A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas. Discover the new Sherlock Holmes inspired…
What would Bruce Springsteen read?
Up for grabs are 3 titles from the University of Iowa Press!
Romantic suspense novels where the heroine saves the day!
Here are the 11 most recommended titles from the first year of Get Booked, and why we kept picking them.
Enter to win two MOUSE books and a $50 Visa giftcard!
Have these older YA titles predicted a scientific future? Or are these cases of tech that's still far fetched?
Come tell us your favorite Sherlock Holmes retelling or adaptation!
A few tips for those of you who color for stress relief.
Enter to win a haul of mysteries and thrillers to celebrate our newest newsletter!
23 of your favorite books with interesting mother/daughter relationships.
How to create the perfect mood and ambiance for any kind of reading.
Win a copy of Jessica Shirvington's DISRUPTION in our weekend giveaway.
Why Dylan's Nobel Prize in Literature is both an honor, and not enough of one.
We're showing off our badass literary tattoos right next to the text that inspired them. Share yours in the comments…
Read up on the non-fiction and fiction influences for Sorcerer to the Crown. You know, just to tide you over…
See which books Book Riot contributors and editors are reading this very day!
Looking for a YA book where romance takes a backseat? Here are 100 must-read YA books with little or no…
Queer authors have always been here. Let's make the book world safe for their stories.
A peek at the Fantasy Maps exhibit at the St. Louis Central Library.
A reading list for becoming an informed voter in next month's US Presidential election.
How one reader's reading life changes when she's manic or depressed.
Nonfiction (and a few novels!) about women who should be talked about more in history class.
YA adaptations we want Amandla Stenberg to star in!
Dig into these 131 YA books hitting shelves in the last three months of 2016.
What's your favorite book about a character accused of doing something they did(n't?) do?
A look at the most popular posts of the site's history, to celebrate our birthday!
See what books the Riot contributors loved most in September!
The most frequently purchased books on Book Riot this month!
Book recommendations inspired by artist Agnes Martin.
Enter to win a pair of comics-related titles.
Ten excellent children's books from the last ten decades.
See exactly what Book Riot contributors and editors are reading today, and why.
Eight great non-horror books to read in October.
What's your favorite thriller set in the past?
100 excellent books that retell classic stories and legends.
We asked for your favorite books with animal main characters, and you answered. Here are more than 25 Riot reader…
We're giving away 10 copies of Leigh Bardugo's CROOKED KINGDOM and SIX OF CROWS.
Excellent road trip audiobooks!
Come tell us your favorite YA novels that are full of suspense.
Tell us your favorite book about non-human animals and be entered to win DARK HORSES by Cecily Von Ziegesar
Have fun with feminism thanks to coloring, craft, and activity books geared toward budding and devoted feminists.
Where FRIENDS titles explain books.
Check out the ten awesome books from the National Book Award Young People's Literature Long List!
What are your favorite books that retell a classic story from a new perspective?
Cocktails based on fantasy novels from V.E. Schwab, Anne Bishop, and Naomi Novik!
Come tell us your favorite YA fantasy adventure and be entered to win THE READER by Traci Chee!
Bookish movies and TV shows streaming on Netflix for all you adaptation lovers.
Modeled on the traditional religious devotionals, educational devotionals aim to stimulate the mind and improve your education one day at…
Enter to win Jonathan Safran Foer's newest novel, Here I Am.
100 books for kids of all ages, all in translation!
An examination of September's new YA releases.
Katie takes us on a tour of the literary history of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Cloven hooves and all.
Yes that is hysterical laughter you hear from the guest bathroom.
Check out these 3 YA books about conjoined twins.
Enter to win a copy of The Reader by Traci Chee, and a tote bag!
This post is sponsored by Still a Work in Progress by Jo Knowles In a return to middle-grade fiction, master…
Are your reading experiences of a genre or type of story enhanced by the format in which you consume it?
Are you still a reader if you don't find yourself reading as much as you used to?
Sometimes, the universe provides.
Nnedi Okorafor and N.K. Jemisin recently won Hugo Awards for their long-form speculative fiction. Here's why that's massively important for…
Donate to an Indiegogo campaign trying to save Langston Hughes' house.
Excellent novels in letter and diary format.
Enter to win the three books in the Jackaby Series by William Ritter.
Come tell us your favorite book about forbidden romance.
Books about the roots of ISIS.
Enter to win one of ten copies of The Edge of the Light by Elizabeth George
One Rioter who had always read pretty widely across genres finally tried her first mysteries. Where should she go next?
Sometimes you find reflections of your own life in the most unexpected books.
A romance-loving rioter responds to comments frequently hurled at readers of fiction's best-selling genre.
Going back to school means saying hello to a lot of reading. It doesn't mean saying goodbye to the fun.
Think-piece might be a new term but articles worrying about the state of American literary taste are as old as…
Come tell us your favorite work of historical fiction!