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Summary and Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

The two-paragraph version of this is: The Power is framed as a historical account of a period in history where women discovered they have the power to shoot electric jolts of energy from their hands, making them very dangerous. It results in revolts in countries where women have been oppressed, …
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Interview with Brien Feathers, Author of Silver to the Heart

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Silver to the Heart, Light of Adua Book One? I’ve always loved vampires, magic, and concepts such as parallel universes. So here you are, vampires with magical abilities who are souls from a different realm. If you had to …
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10 Sweet Valentine’s Books for Kids to Help Spread Love

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Yes, it is already nearing Valentine’s Day and, thus, time for us to talk about Valentine’s books for kids. I know, I know — I’ve also barely come to terms with the fact …
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Interview with Clinton Festa, Author of Ancient Canada

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Ancient Canada: A Mythological Tale? I was visiting a friend in New York City, looking for a place to eat lunch. There were fantastic restaurants everywhere with food from all over the world. Thinking about all of those different …
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I’ve Read 100 Books In A Year And You Won’t

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I’m a challenge girl. And by challenge girl, I mean that I always keep my challenges to an extent in which I know I can achieve them, so that I can feel the …
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8 Kinds Of Murder Mystery Plots

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Who robbed the bank? Who murdered the pastry chef? Who stole the car? Where did the lady in apartment B go and why can’t anyone find her? These are just some examples of …
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The School for Good Mothers TV Series: What We Know

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Jan 6th, 2022 (Last Updated Jan 6th, 2022) The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan has a TV series adaptation in the works. For all the details for a potential jump to film for this book, here’s what we know about The School for …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 17, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. BookClubbish Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by BookClubbish. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom Get This Deal $1.99 White Trash by Nancy Isenberg Get This Deal …
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Must-Read Biography Books

13 Jan 2022 Must-Read Biography Books | January 2022 In the mood for a new biography or memoir? Check out these instant bestsellers by Lynne Podrat, Yitzhak Bar-Yossef, Jami Attenberg, and more. Enjoy your new non-fiction picks! Listen To Me: How My Down Syndrome Brother Saved My Life by Lynne …
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The U.S. Postal Service is Issuing a THE GIVING TREE

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The United States Postal Service has announced some of the designs planned for the 2022 Forever stamps, which includes one in honor of The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. Additional USPS stamps announced …
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Author Auctions Signed Book They Sat On and Raises Over

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Xiran Jay Zhao, author of the New York Times bestselling YA sci fi book Iron Widow, is well known for their social media presence, particular on TikTok. On January 8th, they posted a …
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The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires Amazon TV

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Jan 7th, 2022 (Last Updated Jan 7th, 2022) The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix has a TV series adaptation in development at Amazon Studios. For all the details about a potential jump to film for this book, here’s what we …
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The School for Good Mothers: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan. Quick(-ish) Recap The two-paragraph version: Frida …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 26, 2021

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Amazon Publishing Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Amazon Publishing. Today’s Featured Deals $2.99 The Princess Bride by William Goldman Get This Deal $2.99 What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd …
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Summary and Review: The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine

The two-paragraph version: Frida is a mother who gets reported for neglect when she leaves her baby daughter, Harriet, alone for a few hours. Child Protective Services separates her from Harriet, investigates her and determines that she must enter into a year-long prison-like rehabilitation program to assess her capacity as …
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Introducing the 2022 Reading Log!

It’s that time again, friends! One of my favorite rituals in December is looking at my annual reading log, wrapping up books, filling in information about what I read, and absorbing all of the wondrous bookish stats that the reading log generates! I also love prepping a new year of …
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Decorate Your Home Library With These Gorgeous Fantasy Maps

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I have this fantasy of a map room, loaded up with stacks of well-thumbed paper showing the different worlds I’ve lived in as a reader, large versions splashed across the walls. In my …
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Interview with Michelle Marie McNiff, Author of Pedro Pan

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Pedro Pan: One Boy’s Journey to America? The book showcases an important part of Cuban history. More than 14,000 children left Cuba without their parents to take freedom flights to escape oppression and tyranny. In my book, the vivid …
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20 Best Book Club Books for 2022 (New & Anticipated)

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Jan 8th, 2022 (Last Updated Jan 8th, 2022) If you’re book club is looking for some great new releases to read, here are some of most-anticipated Best Book Club Books for 2022. This book list is limited to new and upcoming books that are being …
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Anyone Remember IRON MAN: ARMORED ADVENTURES?

The success of 2008’s Iron Man launched the Marvel Cinematic Universe (whether that’s a good thing or not is up to you). But our friendly neighborhood Shellhead had a screen presence even before that. In the 1960s, he featured on a cartoon with the clunky name The Marvel Super Heroes. …
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