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Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read July-September 2022

Rioters share the great books they've read last quarter, from new releases and upcoming reads to backlist picks.

From Monsters to Mayhem: 9 Types of Horror Plots

Get to know 9 types of horror plots, from haunted objects to revenge and more, including books (and films) that showcase these plots.

How to Play Dungeons & Dragons

Want to learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons? Get started with this beginner's guide for new players that mentions all you need to play now.

12 Short Horror Novels Under 300 Pages

Here are 12 short horror novels under 300 pages each, so you can pack as many scary stories as possible onto your October reading list, including Nothing But Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw.

How Will Overturning of Roe v. Wade Influence Book Trends?

What will the world of books look like now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned?

Your Guide to Fall 2022 YA Books: October-December

Your mega guide to all of the new fall 2022 YA books hitting shelves between October and December.

Reliving History: My 30 Years with THE SECRET HISTORY by Donna Tartt

Take a walk down memory lane with one Rioter who has read Donna Tartt's The Secret History every year for 30 years.

Why I’m Not Impressed By How Many Books You’ve Read

In an era where talking about how many books you read, are we overlooking a conversation about books as a coping mechanism?

Why Is Boys Love Manga So Popular Among Women?

Boys' Love is a subgenera of manga that is particularly popular among women, but why is that? One writer explores.

The 25 Best YA Books of All Time

The best YA books of all time from books from The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton to The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas with lots of others in between.