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Interview with Kevin Hincker, Author of A Debt to the

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write A Debt to the Stars? When I set out to write A Debt to the Stars I had two questions I wanted to answer: 1 – Why aren’t there more badass older female protagonists in science fiction today? And, …
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Interview with Kristi Rose, Author of Dodged A Bullet

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Dodged A Bullet? I work in special education and I wanted to create a character who had a special education background – she’s dyslexic- and I wanted her to be scrappy and clever. If you had to pick theme …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 31, 2023

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Interview with Sara Samuels, Author of Timeborne

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Timeborne? Ever since I was a little girl, I was constantly telling stories to my friends and family. When I got older, I became obsessed with books and reading. I was able to escape reality and read about different …
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Children’s Book by Langston Hughes Resurfaces After Decades

A children’s book titled The Sweet and Sour Animal Book, written by Langston Hughes and illustrated by Elmer W. Brown, has resurfaced in Cleveland, OH and is being given a platform it never had. Hughes and Brown met in the ’30s in Cleveland’s Karma House, the oldest Black theater in …
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We Live in a Society: A Brief Introduction to the

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The social horror genre takes societal issues and exaggerates them, turning them into a major source of horror in the story in order to make it all the more obvious how broken society …
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Interview with Jason Ostendorf, Author of Nonbinary

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Nonbinary? I’ve always been fascinated by the limitless potential of artificial intelligence and the future of human relationships with it. Over time, this fascination has grown into a burning curiosity – what if we could develop a conscious, intelligent …
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A Princess Must Find Her Happy Ending in Fantasy Tale

Eira and the Weather Sisters by Camellia White What’s it About? A young girl who loves fairy tales finds out that the bedtime story she was told is more real than she ever thought… This story features a beautiful princess, a handsome and honest hero, magic and a happy ending. …
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Interview with O.E. Tearmann, Author of Odds Against

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Odds Against? My work began with looking the trendy pessimistic attitude of the moment in the eye and calling bullshit. The series I write began as a project in 2016. The political changes of those days were—not to put …
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Thirty Years of CIA History Revealed in New Tell-All

Wildflowers Never Die by Randall Howlett and Deb Turnbull DeVries What’s it About? Wildflowers Never Die chronicles the first thirty year history of the Cold War from a third party narrative perspective but also following the careers of five key CIA agents involved in various world hotspots during that time …
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12 Books That Prove Nothing is Off Limits for YA

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Young adult fiction has a certain reputation with people who don’t normally read it. Since the books are about teens, the themes must be juvenile, right? What literary adult wants to read about …
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Interview with CD Haun, Author of Forced to Fight

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Forced to Fight (Rise of the Horse King Volume 1)? This is my fourth novel about Ancient Rome. My first novel was a cross time story about Ancient and modern Rome In a Time Before, which I wrote after …
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Reckless Vibing: 12 Disaster Girl Novels to Make You Think

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I’ve seen the term “disaster girl novels” floating out there in the ether. In particular, BookTokker Mari (mynameismarines) used the label to describe one of her recommendations, Luster by Raven Leilani. Luster is …
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5 Books to Read for Fans of the Flight Attendant

25 May 2023 5 Books to Read for Fans of the Flight Attendant These page-turners will keep you entertained with their witty banter, quirky characters, and intriguing puzzles to solve. Whether you’re a fan of flight-related shenanigans or simply enjoy a good laugh alongside your suspense, these books have got …
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6 Books to Read for Fans of Married At First

25 May 2023 6 Books to Read for Fans of Married At First Sight Calling all fans of the captivating reality TV series “Married At First Sight”! From heartwarming romances to emotional roller coasters, these reads are perfect for satisfying your love story cravings. Let these books take you on …
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5 Must-Read Books for History Buffs

25 May 2023 5 Must-Read Books for History Buffs Calling all history buffs with a love for literary fiction! These compelling reads seamlessly blend the allure of history with the power of storytelling, transporting you to different eras and immersing you in the lives of unforgettable characters. So grab a …
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6 New Fantasy and Sci-Fi Books to Dive Into

25 May 2023 6 New Fantasy and Sci-Fi Books to Dive Into Step into a world where magic, technology, and extraordinary adventures await! Our hand-picked selection of new fantasy and science fiction books will transport you to realms beyond your wildest imagination. Happy Reading! A Debt to the Stars by …
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Why Are More and More Brands Creating Virtual Book Clubs?

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic circa 2020, there came the rise of virtual book clubs. With the strict adherence to social distancing rules, many started virtual book clubs in schools, libraries, …
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The Buzziest Books of April

28 Apr 2023 The Buzziest Books of April | 2023 April was a month of excitement for book lovers, as it brought us a plethora of captivating new releases. From established bestselling authors to debut writers, this month’s literary offerings have something for everyone. If you’re looking for your next …
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8 Picture Books To Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Why do I pay attention to AAPI Heritage Month? As a school librarian, I spend a lot of time thinking about the diversity of my collection. I’m a white woman working in a …
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The Ups & Downs of Dating, Plus the Real-Life Inspiration

25 Years of Sex & Dating by Kimberly Getty A true story about life, love and loss. Inspired by her own personal journey, author Kimberly Getty’s book 25 Years of Sex & Dating explores the highs and lows of dating in the modern age. Recounting her own romantic and sexual …
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A Bill in Connecticut Would Fund Sanctuary Libraries: Book Censorship

A couple of weeks back, I shared a roundup of pending legislation across several states and at the national level which would ensure the right to read. There is another bill worth highlighting during this legislative session that is making positive progress in Connecticut. Senate Bill 2, called the Act …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 20, 2023

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 21, 2023

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… And the Ban Played On

Strong Claims vs. Banned Books: PEN America, an organization stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect free expression in the United States and worldwide, is collaborating with Penguin Random House, authors George M. Johnson and Ashley Hope Perez and engaged parents in a pivotal federal lawsuit …
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New Biography and Memoir Books to Read

02 May 2023 Looking for some new biography and memoir books for your library? There are so many new releases this week that you’re bound to find a new favorite. You can pick up new books from Stephanie Luckain-Foust, Terence P. Dixon, Minka Kelly, and many more. Enjoy your new biography and memoir …
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Here are the Winners of the 2023 Pulitzer Prize

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Since its founding in 1917, the Pulitzer Prize has recognized excellence in journalism, arts, and literature. You can see the winners in all categories, including 15 Journalism categories, at the Pulitzer website. You …
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5 Springtime Books that Showcase the Beauty Around Us

Perennials by Julie Cantrell When two estranged sisters reunite for their parents’ 50th anniversary, a family tragedy brings unexpected lessons of hope and healing amid the flowers of their mother’s perennial garden. Eva—known to all as Lovey—grew up in Oxford, MS, surrounded by literary history and her mother’s stunning perennial gardens. …
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New Young Adult Books to Read

02 May 2023 Are you an avid reader of Young Adult books? This week you are in luck! With all of these new novels, you’re bound to find a new favorite book to add to your reading list. This week includes new novels from bestselling authors Paul Orton, Angeline Boulley, Diana …
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Interview with Kevin Hincker, Author of A Debt to the
Interview with Kristi Rose, Author of Dodged A Bullet
Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 31, 2023
Interview with Sara Samuels, Author of Timeborne
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