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Must-Read Biography Books

09 Dec 2021 Must-Read Biography Books | December 2021 In the mood for a new biography or memoir? Check out these instant bestsellers by Gina Lynn Murray, James Golden, Mike Cidoni Lennox & Chris May, James Patterson & Benjamin Wallace, Sharon Gless, Ryan Green. Enjoy your new non-fiction picks! One …
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Why Library Staff Don’t (or Shouldn’t) Comment on Your Library

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. What you check out is your business. This is one of the things library school drills into students. When folks join a library staff, whether or not they’re degreed librarians, managers will often …
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Is YA Leading Diversity in Publishing?

Conversations about diversity in publishing and literature have dominated publishing news for several years now, internationally and across all genres and age groups. Many articles have explored the sad fact that, even well into the 21st century, publishing is still overwhelmingly white-centric, with authors of color less likely to be …
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The Last Mrs. Parrish Netflix Movie: What We Know (Release

The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine is being adapted into a movie by Netflix. For all the detail about this upcoming book to film adaptation, here’s what we know about The Last Mrs. Parrish Netflix movie: What’s it about? What’s the plot of The Last Mrs. Parrish? The Last …
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9 Chilling Middle Grade Horror Anthologies

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Telling scary stories is a middle school rite of passage. Whether it’s swapping creepy tales in the playground or taking it in turns to share horror stories around a campfire, kids have always …
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Interview with Kelly Moran, Author of Mistletoe Magic

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Mistletoe Magic? It’s the 6th book in the Redwood Ridge series (though a stand-alone) and I felt like the series needed something to close it out on a proper endnote. What better time of year than Christmas? Also, the …
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25 Best Christmas Historical Fiction Books for the Holidays

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Dec 3rd, 2021 (Last Updated Dec 6th, 2021) A Christmas-themed historical fiction novel is a great way to get into the Christmas spirit with the holidays coming up just around the corner. This is a list of the Best Christmas Historical Fiction Books for the …
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Fall 2021 Pick: Cloud Cuckoo Land

Cloud Cuckoo Land: A NovelAnthony DoerrWhat It’s About: Thirteen-year-old Anna, an orphan, lives inside the formidable walls of Constantinople in a house of women who make their living embroidering the robes of priests. Restless, insatiably curious, Anna learns to read, and in this ancient city, famous for its libraries, she …
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Trouble in Romancelandia: Online Censorship of Romance and Erotica

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Although the paint has dried on our posters for Banned Books Week, which took place from September 26 to October 2, the time is still ripe to talk about censorship issues, especially the …
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Interview with Olene Quinn, Author of Christmas in Harmony Ridge

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Christmas in Harmony Ridge? I had been thinking a great deal about what family means to me when I decided to write this novel. In my life, blood ties have been at times meaningless and at times agonizing. My …
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Wish You Were Here: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult. Quick(-ish) Recap The two-paragraph version: In March 2020 …
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Pick Pink: A Panoply of Pink Bookish Provisions

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Amazon Publishing This holiday season, find the perfect gift for yourself or a reader you love with Kindle Exclusive deals up to 80% off. Discover page-turning thrillers like Right Behind Her by bestselling …
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Summary and Review: Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult

Book review and synopsis for Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult, a novel set during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic about a young woman who ends up stranded on an island in the Galapagos. Synopsis Set in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, Wish You Were …
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Best Mystery & Thriller Books for 2022 (New & Anticipated)

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Nov 2nd, 2021 (Last Updated Nov 2nd, 2021) A bunch of great and new mystery and thriller titles are slated for 2022 release. If you follow this blog, you’ll know that I love a good mystery-thriller. I’m really excited for what’s in store. This is …
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January 2022 Most Anticipated New Book Releases

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Nov 2nd, 2021 (Last Updated Nov 2nd, 2021) Notable upcoming books to be published in January 2022, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated books releases for the month: The MaidNita ProseWhat It’s About: Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She …
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Apples Never Fall TV Series: What We Know (Release Date,

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty has a limited series in development. For all the details about this potential jump to the small screen, here’s what we know about the Apples Never Fall TV series: What’s it about? What’s the plot? Apples Never Fall follows the four Delaney siblings after …
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17 Best Web Novels for Your Serial Fiction Fix

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Delve into the world of light novels and you’ll eventually find yourself running across mention of web novels. Not gonna lie: it can be confusing when trying to figure out the difference. Some …
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There’ve Been More Than 155 Book Challenges Since June: This

This week, the American Library Association (ALA) finally released a statement about the uptick in book challenges across the country. In it, they not only note the fact most of the challenges are coming for books by and about people of the global majority, as well as queer people, but …
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Am I the A**hole? 2022 Book Releases as Reddit Posts

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. While many days Twitter seems designed to keep me angry and anxious, it occasionally offers up trends and memes so delightful that I just keep coming back. My favorite — no surprise — …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 3, 2021

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Chronicle Books, publisher of Horizontal Parenting. Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Chronicle Books, publisher of Horizontal Parenting. Today’s Featured Deals $2.99 Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi Get This Deal $2.99 …
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’90s Franchise and Tie-In Books You’ve Forgotten About

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Is this a golden age of nostalgia or have adults been so broken by endless bad news, a pandemic, job insecurity, wage stagnation, racism, homophobia, and a million other social ills that looking …
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