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Books to Read While You Wait for Hogwarts Legacy

02 Feb 2023 Books to Read While You Wait for Hogwarts Legacy With the highly anticipated release of Hogwarts Legacy coming in just one week, it can be hard to patiently wait for the Harry Potter based game to go live. Why not spend the time immersing yourself in a …
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Double the Pleasure, Double the Fun: New SFF Duologies

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Books are great, and books that come in twos are even better! I’m talking about duologies — SFF duologies, to be exact. I remember when I read Octavia Butler’s Parable series (consisting of …
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Gabrielle Zevin’s Books Changed How I Think About Endings

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. When I first saw the trailer for the new movie adaptation of Gabrielle Zevin’s The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, I knew I had to get my hands on the book to read …
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Memoirs to Read for Fans of Prince Harry’s Spare

02 Feb 2023 Memoirs to Read for Fans of Prince Harry’s Spare Have you just finished Prince Harry’s insightful new memoir and are looking for more inspiring books? Then look no further! We’ve compiled 6 new memoirs that are perfect for readers looking to gain new perspectives of themselves and …
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Audiobooks That Feature Multiple Queer Characters

I often struggled to find myself reflected in books when I was younger—an experience that so many people share, for so many different reasons. These days, as I listen my way through dozens and dozens of queer books every year, I sometimes think about the reader I was as a …
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2023 Carnegie Award Winners Announced

The Carnegie Awards, established in 2012 by The American Library Association to reflect the expert judgment and insight of library professionals and booksellers who work closely with adult readers, this week announced The Swimmers (Knopf) by Julie Otsuka as the winner of the Medal for Excellence in Fiction and An …
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Listen as Dr. Claire N. Rubman Discusses the Crisis of

More than 42 million Americans are functionally illiterate; they can’t follow the directions on a can of soup. Millions of students leave grade school with insufficient reading skills to adequately do their work and learn. How and why did this happen? And what does this say about the way we …
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New Mystery and Thriller Books to Read

24 Jan 2023 Hold on to the edge of your seat as we hunt for clues and solve the case with these exciting new mystery and thriller books for the week! There are so many bestselling authors with new novels for you to dive into this week including Michele Scott, Paul …
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Beyond the Heart Podcast: Your Future Health With the Potentialist

“Beyond the Heart” is a brand-new podcast hosted by renowned Cardiologist, Women’s Health Advocate and Author, Dr. Nieca Goldberg. Weekly, she explores essential conversations with doctors, thought leaders, health practitioners and game-changers to help you redefine how to view your body and the healing process. This groundbreaking conversation series is a …
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Interview with Layla Reed, Author of Something Good

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Something Good? When I started writing this story, I wanted to portray the importance of family relationships, especially with sisters. What would cause sisters to not speak to each other for 18 years? I wanted to go back to …
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Interview with Jackie McCarthy, Author of The Hybrid Cure

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write The Hybrid Cure (The Kaseath Chronicles Book 1)? I have always been drawn to dystopian worlds, and visions of the future where humans haven’t learned to stop their worst nightmares from coming true. But I also love spreading hope. …
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25 Romance Novels for People Who Don’t Like Romance Novels

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I adore romance novels. I read them by the boatload and find nothing more satisfying than reaching the end of a couple’s (or group’s) story. Then laughing and sighing and groaning and nail …
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What’s Next for DC Studios: The Good, the Bad, and

On January 30, James Gunn and Peter Safran, the new architects of the DC Universe in film and television, announced the first ten projects for the brand-new DC Studios. There had been a lot of speculation leading up to this announcement, given DC’s deep catalog of characters and their consistent …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 2, 2023

Book Deals This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Today’s Featured Deal In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Read The Full Article Here
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Books & Looks Podcast: Bad City, The Dark Side of

Books & Looks: Real Books for Real Readers was started as a podcast to supplement Blaine Desantis’ website, ViewsOnBooks.com, and expand into audio interviews with authors. With Books & Looks, Blaine’s goal is to focus on real books that real people will read. At least half of the books he reviews are either …
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CATHERINE, CALLED BIRDY, Sexism, Ableism, and Me: What I Learned

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Great historical fiction is immersive. As a kid, it often made me feel like I’d time traveled. Karen Cushman’s middle grade novels from the 1990s, The Midwife’s Apprentice and Catherine, Called Birdy, transported …
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Reading Resolution: Shopping My Shelves in 2023

I sometimes fear that if I don’t buy a book, I’ll forget about it and it will be lost in the great chasm of time and space. That even if I add it to my Want-To-Read shelf on Goodreads, it will fall into the depths, never to be seen again …
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Interview with Larry Jordan, Author of Pathic

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Pathic? Generally, I’m a lover of sci-fi books. But I would say the building of lightsabers was the start. My nieces and nephews asked if I had names for them. Then they suggested I should create characters for each …
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Interview with Colin Blough, Author of Twins Formation

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Twins Formation? Since I started thinking about writing romantic comedies, I’ve been trying to figure out ways to do tropes in a way that hasn’t been done. I remember it was New Year’s Eve a few years back and …
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Your Guide to This Year’s ALA Youth Media Awards

The American Library Association annually honors notable books, videos and other media aimed at children and teens, which started in 1922 with the John Newbery Medal. The ALA Youth Media Awards are internationally renowned to parents, educators, librarians and readers looking for the best books that the past year has …
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Awkward Is the New Cool in Laugh-Out-Loud Memoir

How to Be Awkward by Amanda Turner What’s it About? A humorous yet insightful collection of essays, taking readers through some of the author’s most humiliating and awkward life experiences. In a world where we are constantly striving for perfection, held to high standards and compared to others, Amanda Turner …
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Reading Pathway: Daphne Du Maurier Books

Daphne Du Maurier’s career was long and storied; her life was equally so. Her books were huge bestsellers when they were published, and many live on in edition after edition. Du Maurier was a novelist, a poet, a playwright, an essayist, a literary critic, a nonfiction writer, and a biographer. …
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2023 Science Books to Add to Your TBR Right Now

Nonfiction books are my jam, and nonfiction science books? Especially so. What I love is how broad the genre is. Science can include things like medicine, nature, ecology, marine biology, conservation, psychology, chemistry, microbiology, and much more. It can also include personal essay and memoir, and may weave in history. …
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Interview with Paul Levine, Author of Early Grave

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Early Grave? Real world issues inspire me. In “Cheater’s Game” in 2020, I took on the college admissions scandal, which is still going on in federal court in Boston. While that will eventually end, I’m afraid the loss of …
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BookTrib’s Bites: Diverse Titles Sure to Hold Your Interest

The Violin Thief by Genie Higbee A startling coming-of-age tale that twines magical realism with musical history and legend. It’s 1941. A wondrous violin is charming six-year-old Douglas Tryzyna. In her wordless language she tells him they are destined to spark kindness and joy together. Overawed, Douglas names the violin …
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An Open Letter to Stephen King: Book Censorship News, January

Dear Stephen King: Last week, you had a tweet take off. I’ve seen it everywhere, including on several giant Facebook pages, Instagram pages, even on TikTok. The tweet, about book banning, is nice and sexy, attempting to break down the problem in under 280 characters. And you know, it was …
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Seven Novels That Explore the Power of Music

There’s something about music that just brings people together. Whether it’s a parent lulling their baby to sleep, a couple of friends singing obnoxiously loud in the car, or a roaring crowd of strangers at a concert. Music transcends the boundaries of logic and language to speak to us on …
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Books to Read for Fans of Crime Junkie

26 Jan 2023 Books to Read for Fans of Crime Junkie If you’re as obsessed with listening to true crime podcasts as us, we’ve got the perfect selection of new mystery and thriller books for you! These storylines will have you at the very edge of your seat. Check out …
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Gospel Singer Offers Spiritual Path Towards Healing from Anxiety

Breaking Through: A Christian’s Perspective on a Journey to Freedom from Anxiety and Fear by Royanne Mitchell What’s it About? A compilation of spiritual strategies and effective coping mechanisms the author has gathered along her own journey healing from anxiety. When you struggle with anxiety, just beginning the recovery process …
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