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Barnes & Noble Being Sued in Virginia Beach Over GENDER

Last week, Virginia Beach (VA) schools voted to remove Gender Queer from shelves. It came after school board member Victoria Manning complained about it and several other books within the schools. After the initial review of the book and several others, Manning appealed the decision made to keep the book …
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7 Great Book Subscription Boxes for Kids

As a kid, there were few things better than getting something just for you in the mail (maybe it’s because kids don’t get bills?). Whether it was a card, a magazine, or a birthday present, few things could beat getting something fun with your name on it, delivered right to …
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Interview with Donnette Smith, Author of Buried Alive

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Buried Alive/The Spirit Walker Series Book 2? What’s your biggest fear? Mine is being buried alive. The thought of waking up in a casket buried six feet under with no way to escape sends shivers down my spine. Being …
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Interview with Kay L

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Flame and Crystal Thorns? This book is a spin off of my previous series, The Fae of Bitter Thorn. Even though it’s a spin off, it’s a completely brand new series that can be read without reading the previous …
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Interview with Lizbeth James, Author of Shadow’s Edge

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Shadow’s Edge? The story behind the story is one of healing and redemption in the wake of trauma. I was inspired by the survivors who walk among us. What’s your favorite genre to read? Is it the same as …
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Interview with Teri Wilson, Author of Something Blue: A Sweet

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Something Blue: A Sweet Romance Anthology? This anthology is a collection of wedding-themed novellas from 18 different bestselling authors. I love doing group projects like this because they are a fun departure from the solitude of writing by myself. …
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Interview with Linda Mahkovec, Author of And So We Dream

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write And So We Dream? I think I wanted to capture the way life was when I was growing up – or, rather, to create an idealized version of it. And I’ve always believed in the power of dreams, of …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 19, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Criminal Element Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Criminal Element. Today’s Featured Deals $2.99 Several People Are Typing by Calvin Kasulke Get This Deal $2.99 I Came All This Way to …
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Colin Kaepernick Releasing YA Graphic Memoir

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Colin Kaepernick is releasing a YA graphic memoir that will be based on his high school years. The former Super Bowl quarterback and activist who started the publishing imprint Kaepernick Publishing in 2019 …
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10 Marvel Characters You Should Read For AAPI Month: The

Avid Reader Press, publisher of FALLING by T. J. Newman From flight attendant and debut novelist T. J. Newman, Falling is the #1 bestseller and blockbuster thriller that grew out of a diabolical question the author would ask pilots, only to watch their faces go pale with fear: What would …
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New Mystery and Thriller Books for Your Reading List

19 May 2022 New Mystery and Thriller Books for Your Reading List Don’t miss out on these exciting new mystery, thriller, and suspense books to add to your reading list! Check out these new books by authors Alex Kava, Donnette Smith, Lizbeth James, Melinda Leigh, Beatriz Williams, and JD Kirk. …
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Is BookTok Changing the Way We Talk About Books?

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. With Goodreads, BookTube, Bookstagram, and the #LitTwit community on Twitter, bookworms have been talking about books on social media for years. With BookTok’s recent emergence into the scene of bookish social media, especially …
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To Absent Friends: Roger Willis

Even superheroes need friends! And, just like friendships in real life, some of those relationships last a lifetime and others fade away as you pursue your own destinies. In this series, I’ll be spotlighting some of the side characters who have been left by the wayside. Roger Willis might be …
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8 Outstanding Nonfiction Books About Music

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. When I walk around listening to music, the world feels far away. Everywhere I go, I look for long, stretched out corridors I can do this in at least once everyday. I walk …
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8 Recent Nonfiction Books on the Natural World

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The first thing I noticed was the return of the bird sounds. While I’ve been trying to come to peace with winter, enjoying walks in blizzards and the cold, I hadn’t realized how …
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New Romance Books for Your Reading List

19 May 2022 New Romance Books for Your Reading List Looking for a new romance read this week? Check out our favorite new romance books from authors Teri Wilson, Winter Renshaw, Christina Lauren, Sara Cate, Rachel Hanna, and Cassie-Ann L. Miller. Enjoy your new romances! Something Blue by Teri Wilson …
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8 Great Novellas in Translation

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you’re looking to read more books from around the world, beginning with novellas in translation makes a lot of sense. For reasons I don’t fully understand, a lot of the fiction that …
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Will the Real Bird Lady Please Stand Up?: A Brief

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you grew up within the bounds of Western civilization, chances are you’ve heard of Mother Goose in one form or another. Maybe she was the charming and comforting old woman on the …
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10 Books About Kenya By Kenyans

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The Republic of Kenya is the 29th most populous country in the world, home to more than 47,600,000 people, and the third largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa. It has an incredibly rich history, …
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New Literary Fiction Books for Your Reading List

19 May 2022 New Literary Fiction Books for Your Reading List Have you been searching for new literary fiction reads? We’ve got you covered! Check out these new releases from authors Linda Mahkovec, B. A. Shapiro, Alison Espach, Sarai Walker, Maggie Shipstead, and Amy Mantravadi. Happy reading! And So We …
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