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Check Out The First EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING Trailer

If the first two-minute trailer is any judge, Everything, Everything is going to be as beautiful as Nicola Yoon’s best-selling YA novel deserves. The Everything, ...

You Are Sentenced to a Term of Hard Reading: Meeting Ignorant Actions with Books

On a group of Virginia teens being sentenced to reading after vandalizing a historic school with swastikas.

Watch Elisabeth Moss in Trailer for Hulu’s THE HANDMAID’S TALE

“My name is Offred and I intend to survive.” Judging by the trailer, Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s ...

J.K. Rowling’s Best Twitter Takedowns

J.K. Rowling isn't having any of Twitter trolls' nonsense.

New/Old Bestsellers: MARCH, CITIZEN, 1984, and THE HANDMAID’S TALE

Recent events have caused a surge in the sales of of books both old and new. These bestsellers include MARCH, 1984, CITIZEN, and THE HANDMAID'S TALE.

Action Book Club: Readers Start a Ripple Effect of Good Deeds

This week, Little Free Library launched the Action Book Club, which combines reading with positive community action. Now, they want you to sign up!

Why Readers Should Care about the Defunding of the NEA

The National Endowment for the Arts is on the chopping block, and if you're a reader, you should care.

Why Would Anyone Sell Books for a Penny on Amazon?

Wonder how money is made selling books for a penny on Amazon? Here's how.

Dispatches from Library Land: January 2016

Display ideas, helpful lists, and news from the land of public libraries!

All Your Favorite Celebrities Are Narrating George Saunders’s New Novel

George Saunders's first novel will also be a record-breaking audiobook, with 166 different narrators including your favorite celebrities.

Why You Should Participate in This Month’s #Diverseathon

Follow this month's #Diversathon, a week-long celebration of diverse literature on YouTube and social media!

It’s here. The first official trailer for THE HANDMAID’S TALE

Too. Real. The first, 10-episode season premieres April 26h on Hulu.


Universal Studios has released an extended trailer for Fifty Shades Darker for us to analyze and obsess over.

#ReadersUnite: Share What Books You’re Reading on January 3rd

The New York Public Library is encouraging readers to share what books they're reading on social media on January 3rd, using the hashtag #ReadersUnite

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to the Riot readers who celebrate. May your day be full of Barnes and Noble gift cards and ...