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By the Gods! An Olympic List of the Best Greek

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Storytelling has always been the best way to connect with people, especially kids. From a young age, we love to hear stories of adventure, excitement, bravery, and cool characters. Greek mythology ticks ALL …
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Summary and Review: The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

Main / Books / The Paris Apartment Book review and synopsis for The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley, A locked room mystery set among a group of residents of a Paris apartment building. The Paris Apartment is set to be released on February 22, 2022. Synopsis Jess needs a fresh …
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Interview with Pete KJ, Author of One Afternoon in April

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write One Afternoon in April?  Once, from a hotel window, I watched three cars pause next to each other on the road below. I decided I wanted to put three characters—ones as different from each other as possible—next to one …
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How Much of These Hills is Gold TV Series: What

How Much of These Hills is Gold by C. Pam Zheng has a potential TV series in the works. For all the details about the adaptation, here’s what we know about the How Much of the Hills is Gold TV series. What’s it about? What’s the plot? In How Much …
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Interview with Susan Markloff, Author of The Rise of the

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write The Rise of the Raidin? I always loved fantasy stories when I was a kid. The concept of worlds just beyond our vision fascinated me. I was in middle school when the first inklings of The Rise of the …
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Summary and Review: Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally

Book review and synopsis for Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney, Sally Rooney’s latest modern day romance. Synopsis In Beautiful World, Where Are You, Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, …
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19 Must-Read Adult LGBTQ Books

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Looking for LGBTQ books that aren’t YA? Welcome to a magnificent world, because there are lists and lists full of fantastic books that aren’t YA but that are undeniably queer. Which is so …
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The Best Books You’ve Never Heard of (Fall 2021)

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I’ve been trying to keep up with new releases lately, and it’s like drinking from a firehose. There are just so many amazing books coming out every week that there’s no way to …
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Interview with Tavi Taylor Black, Author of Where Are We

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Where Are We Tomorrow? I worked backstage on rock tours, theater shows, corporate events, you name it, for over twenty years. I didn’t really want to write about touring, as I was tired of it, but eventually, the story …
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Beautiful World, Where Are You: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney. Quick(-ish) Recap The one-paragraph version: Alice …
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Interview with Quinn Avery, Author of In Her Father’s Shadow

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write In Her Father’s Shadow? I’ve been obsessed with true crime for all of my adult life, mostly because Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested when I was in middle school, and I was fascinated by what he’d done. In fact, I …
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Literati Book Club Subscription: Review & Unboxing!

I’ve seen these lovely turquoise Literati Book Club boxes around, but this subscription book club didn’t really catch my eye until I found out about the fantastic authors and luminaries that curate their selections. When I was offered the opportunity to review a Literati box, I jumped at the chance. …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for October 27, 2021

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Penguin Random House & Underlined Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Penguin Random House & Underlined. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo Get This Deal $1.99 The …
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Interview with C.C. Bolick Author of Legacy of Power

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Legacy of Power?  Legacy of Power is a prequel to my Leftover Girl series. Set in 1990, It takes place 25 years before Leftover Girl and revolves around Charlie Conners, a teen who finds out her mother is an …
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Interview with Kimberly Readnour, Author of Heartbreak Hitter: A Hero

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Heartbreak Hitter? Rick, the main character from Heartbreak Hitter, had a minor role in Swinging Strike, book one of Cessna U Wildcats. He was drafted after his junior year and didn’t make any other appearance until he was mentioned …
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Interview with JK Noble, Author of Hale: The Rise of

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Hale? The inspiration came from a dream. It was so powerful that I had to write it down, and before I knew it, I wrote a book. I was only sixteen. I shopped it around my freshman year of …
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Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense Books to Read

04 Nov 2021 Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense Books to Read | November 2021 Don’t miss out on these exciting new mystery, thriller, and suspense books that are perfect to add to your reading list this fall! Check out these new books by bestselling authors Roslyn Reid, Marilyn Wright Dayton, Christian …
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Romance Reads You’ll Love

04 Nov 2021 Romance Reads You’ll Love | November 2021 In the mood for a new romance read this week? Check out our favorite new romance paranormal and romantic suspense books from bestselling authors Kimberly Readnour, Winter Renshaw, Meghan Quinn, Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward, K.F. Breene, and Lauren Landish. …
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New Literary Fiction Book Recommendations

04 Nov 2021 New Literary Fiction Book Recommendations | November 2021 Looking to add to your literary fiction list this November? Check out these new novels by indie bestselling authors Douglas Vigliotti, M.L. Blackbird, Fiona Valpy, Kelley McNeil, Christine Nolfi, and Joy Castro. Enjoy your new literary fiction book recommendations! …
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The Last Graduate (Scholomance #2): Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for The Last Graduate (Scholomance #2) by Naomi Novik are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of The Last Graduate (Scholomance #2) by Naomi Novik. Quick(-ish) Recap The one-paragraph version of …
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“Critical Race Theory” Is The New Satanic Panic in Right-Wing

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. This week brought “critical race theory” (CRT) into an even broader spotlight as politicians in two states, Virginia and Texas, have turned to using this term and the desire to keep so-called CRT …
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The Best New and Upcoming Paperbacks for Your Book Club

Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters In Detransition, Baby, the lives of three women—transgender and cisgender—collide after an unexpected pregnancy forces them to confront their deepest desires. Reese almost had it all, but then her girlfriend, Amy, detransitioned and became Ames, and everything fell apart. Ames isn’t happy either. He thought …
Abby De La Rosa Reveals She’s Expecting Again – Is
Shanna Moakler Sells Travis Barker Engagement Ring for $96,500: Details
‘Glee’s Jenna Ushkowitz Gives Birth To 1st Child With Husband
Megan Thee Stallion Channels Barbie In Sexy Pink Gown With
Showing Up – first-look review
Beavis and Butt-Head Return in Trailer For New Streaming Movie
Mother and Son – first-look review
Sega Announces Sega Genesis Mini 2, Includes Sega CD Games
Kathryn Hahn to Star in ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ Drama at
‘Resident Evil’ Trailer Teases Zombies, Giant Spiders & More (VIDEO)
Michaela’s Calling Leads to Shocking Discovery in ‘Manifest’ Season 4
Tehran Co-Creator Moshe Zonder on Success of Blurring Good Guys
Beach House Score New Netflix Movie Along for the Ride:
Here’s How to See Your ‘Spotify Pie Chart’
FANmire Celebrates Juneteenth (June Is The New Black) With Reboot Of Music Mondays
Barclays Center Fans Panic After False Reports of Active Shooter
June 2022 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations
Which Marie Lu Book Should You Read First?
8 Tales of Unconventional Friendships for National Best Friends Day
Interview with Jason Creed, Author of Unmitigated Violence
Shop the Adidas and Gucci Collaboration Now—Before It Sells Out
I Just Tried On So Many H&M Jeans—These 6 Pairs
I’m a Deal Hunter, and These Are 70+ Sale Items
Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson Cozy Up in Matching All-Black
New ‘Silent Hill’ Movie In the Works, Director Christophe Gans
Stephen King Shares His Opinion On The HBO Max Pennywise
“The Adventures of Jurassic Pet” Begins Production in Oklahoma
‘Queer for Fear’: Shudder’s Queer Horror History Doc is Coming