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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 15, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. National Geographic Books This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by National Geographic Books. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole Get This Deal $1.99 Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of …
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Interview with R.W.K. Clark, Author of Mindless

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Mindless? ‘Mindless’ is my newest psychological thriller since the release of ‘Passing Through’ and one that I am quite excited about. ‘Mindless’ is a tale geared directly at adults; this book is not for the young mind. The reason …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 16, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Booked Up All Night This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Booked Up All Night. Today’s Featured Deals $2.99 A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik Get This Deal $2.99 Mexican Gothic by …
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Dark Matter Apple TV Series: What We Know (Release Date,

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch has a TV series in development at Apple. For all the details about a film adaptation of this science fiction thriller, here’s what we know about the Dark Matter Apple TV+ series: What’s it about? What’s the plot of Dark Matter? Dark Matter is a …
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Interview with Michelle Dayton, Author of Scammer Girl

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Scammer Girl? I absolutely love movies like The Thomas Crowne Affair and Ocean’s 8. Con artists and great clothes and fancy locales. For me, it’s the most fun form of escapism. I wanted to write a book in that …
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Interview with Morgan Quaid, Author of Whiplash

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Whiplash Book 1? I wanted to write a story where the protagonist was suddenly and violently swept up in a series of life-changing events that they have no control over. The initial idea for the book series was as …
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Interview with Stephanie Fournet, Author of Dream House

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Dream House? The inspiration for this book literally came to me in a dream exactly a year ago. A rambling, old house, a host of characters, and a sweet guy with a rock collection were all there. What became …
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Interview with Peter Darman, Author of Outcast

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Outcast? I have always been interested in little-known aspects of history, such as the Parthian Empire, the Northern Crusades in the 13th Century and the end of the Byzantine Empire, all of which I have written about in the …
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Persephone by Madeline Miller: What We Know

Madeline Miller (Circe, The Song of Achilles) recently announced a new book she’s working on based on the Greek mythological tale of Persephone. Here’s what we know about it so far! Miller’s announcement came in the form of a post on her Instagram account (@madeline.e.miller) with the following message: “Some …
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Comics That I Love by George: A Love Letter to

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. On December 7 of last year, I logged into Twitter and learned that comic book creator George Pérez — known for his groundbreaking work on Crisis on Infinite Earths, New Teen Titans, and …
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15 Wise and Witty Self-Help Books for Teens

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. “New year, new you” may be a little bit of a toxic cliché, but the start of a new year can still be a good time to make some changes or work on …
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May 2022 Most Anticipated New Book Releases

Love MarriageMonica AliWhat It’s About: Set in London now, Love Marriage marks the magnificent return of Monica Ali, the Booker Prize shortlisted, “splendid, daring, brilliant, refreshing” novelist (The New Republic) “with an inborn generosity that cannot be learned” (The New York Times Book Review). Yasmin Ghorami in twenty-six, in training …
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Interview with Eileen Mueller and A

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Snow and Red (Dragon Shifters’ Hoard, Book 1)? It’s so exciting to finally launch Snow and Red. I remember the walk A. J. Ponder and I took through Central Park, here in New Zealand, when we first plotted this …
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Leave the World Behind Netflix Movie: What We Know (Release

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam is set to become a Netflix movie, starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington. For all the details, here’s what we know about the on the Leave the World Behind Adaption: What’s it about? What’s the plot? From Deadline: Leave the World Behind “centers …
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Reminders of Him: Recap & Summary

The Quick Recap and Section-by-Section Summary for Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover. Quick(-ish) Recap Kenna has recently gotten out of prison for …
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10 Short, Fast-Paced Books to Kickstart Your Yearly Reading Goal

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you’re like me, nothing exhilarates you like the feeling of a clean reading tracker, a shelf full of new books, and a new reading goal. Each January, I eagerly scan my TBR, …
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Summary and Review: Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

Book review and synopsis for Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover, A tearjerker romance about a young woman who has been released from prison after a tragic accident and is fighting for custody of her daughter. Synopsis In Reminders of Him, Kenna Rowan is a 26-year-old woman who has recently …
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Design Your Own Victorian Manor

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The Victorian era is one of my favorite historical periods. Set between the years of 1837 and 1901, during the long reign of Queen Victoria, it marked a time of enormous transformation that …
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Scene Stealers: 8 Great Books-To-Films in 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The last few years, Hollywood has been buying up the rights to books like WHOA, and it shows in 2022. There are so many book-to-film situations happening! This year, there are a ton …
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Interview with Lynne Podrat, Author of Listen To Me

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Listen To Me:How My Down Syndrome Brother Saved My Life? From the time Bruce was born, I was driven to have him accepted within our circle of friends. Once he became a resident in a group home with KenCrest, …
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The Power: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for The Power by Naomi Alderman are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of The Power by Naomi Alderman. Quick(-ish) Recap The two-paragraph version of this is: The Power is framed …
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Interview with David Greene, Author of The Shadow Voice

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write The Shadow’s Voice? The Shadow’s Voice is a sequel to The Winkler Case. The story for both books is set in 1948 in Chicago, in an era when LGBT life was lived in the shadows. As I researched what …
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Books and Reading Are Two Different Hobbies

I love books. Some might even say I’m obsessed with them. I have a modest collection of my own, but mostly I borrow from the library and collect ebook review copies. I run a book blog with about a dozen other reviewers, and I’ve been doing it for more than …
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