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The Best Books of 2022

It's that time of year again — we're announcing the best books of 2022! We've combed

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Super-Influencers: 14 of the Most Influential Superhero Comics

Superheroes are more influential than ever before, but who influences the superheroes? Here are 14 of the most influential superhero…

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An Absolutely Serious Guide to Fantasy Transportation

Here are some of the worst and best ways to get around our favorite fantasy worlds, from cannonball bubbles to…

2 days ago

Types Of Customers You Find In Bookstores

From the reader with recs to give to the one who wants a book that doesn't exist, these are some…

3 days ago

Why Book Blogs Still Matter In an Age of BookTok

While TikTok might be the leading bookish social media platform, there's still value for readers and creators in book blogs.

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Is BookTok a Reinvention of Bookish Social Media, Or Just a Repeat?

BookTok is the biggest driver behind book sales right now. But is it really so different from its BookTube and…

7 days ago

What Happens When Publishing Houses Merge?

In November 2020, Penguin Random House expressed interest to buy competitor Simon & Schuster. What are the impacts of mergers…

1 week ago

Why are Magic Users Often Oppressed in Fantasy Settings?

The trope is common and effective, showing up time and again in many fantasy settings. But why are magic users…

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A Thanksgiving Dinner Reading Menu

Before the big Thanksgiving meal, you’ll need a proper reading list. This is not your ordinary lis: think of it…

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Covers, Expert Edition

How good at identifying book covers are you? Put your skills to the test.

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