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Jeanette Solomon

Jeanette holds an MA in English literature and was voted Most Unique in high school, both of which she earned by reading a lot. Her writing also appears at Panels and The Toast, but most frequently on the backs of those receipts in the bottom of her bag. Follow her on Twitter @jeantt_solo.

The Lion, the Rose, and the Goblet: GAME OF THRONES Season 4, Episode 2

SPOILERS AHEAD but you knew that already. “I’ll bet this is when it’s going to happen. Do you want to ...

The Ups, Downs, and Letdowns of the GAME OF THRONES Premiere

A few notes before we begin: 1. This will contain spoilers and also assumes knowledge of the first three seasons ...

Reading to Run Away

I loved rules as a kid, and it was not a gentle, sweet love: it was a self-righteous, self-serving, and ...

9 Perfect Book-Song Pairings

In my first book-song pairing post, I explained my methodology a little bit, but to recap: sometimes it’s book first, ...

An Apology to Bella Swan

I’ve been reading books and writing about them for pretty much forever. I’ve committed many an opinion to the page ...

A Friendly Guide to Tasteful Disdain

I admit it. I have been a public and impolite hater of certain popular books (nope, not dropping titles), but ...

The Year I Read (Almost) No Men

Like many others here at the Riot, I’ll be diversifying my reading in 2014. Looking at my Goodreads stats revealed ...

Ever Had a Kooky Bookish Dream?

Attitudes toward dreams tend to fall pretty consistently into two camps: people who are fascinated by them and sometimes find ...

4 Actors on Books and Reading

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

Considering Albums as Novels

On those days when I see Twitter exploding about the “death of the novel” or the “death of the paper ...

Beyond the TBR: 3 New Acronyms for Your Reading Life

The end of the year is upon us, and for some of us that means it’s time to analyze our ...

Badass Bookish Broads: Winifred Sanderson

She gazes lovingly at her book. She caresses it and speaks gently to it. They have a connection, this lady ...

Experiments in New Adult Fiction

Man, you guys. I recently read some crazy-depressing New Adult (since I, perpetually behind the times, only this year learned ...

Madwoman Seeks Attic

Hello. My name is Bertha or Catherine or maybe I don’t have a name and am instead a shadowy specter-threat ...

Badass Bookish Broads: Dorothy Zbornak

Sometimes I really like to get all confessional and embarrass myself a little bit on the internet. In one of ...

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