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June 29, 2018
Inbox/Outbox: June 29, 2018
%%excerpt%% What books did you acquire (inbox) and finish (outbox) this week?
4 Novellas Told From a Child’s Point-of-View
Novellas told from a child's point of view, from a little girl born with a bearded face to a Congolese boy raised in an orphanage, and more.
Young Adult Literature
The Surprising Story of Napoleon’s Stepdaughter: A Sandra Gulland Interview
Sandra Gulland's Josephine B. Trilogy explored the life of Napoleon's wife. Her new YA novel takes a look at the little-known story of Josephine's daughter.
Who Killed Krypton? Who Cares?
No one individual should be responsible for the destruction of Krypton. Here's why.
Readathon Ideas: How To Make the Most of Your Reading Time
Akwaeke Emezi, JY Yang, and more nonbinary and genderqueer authors and poets.
Summertime and the Reading’s Easy: 7 Summery Middle Grade and YA Comics
Dive in to summer with these seven summer comics about teens and tweens navigating sun, sand, evolving friendships, and growing up.
Our Reading Lives
I Can’t (Won’t) Separate the Art from the Artist
"Why are so many people willing to offer up these victims as sacrifices to 'great artists?'"
Cool Bookish Places
My Favourite Literary Coffee Shops In The Netherlands
Bookish coffee shops in the Netherlands to add to your travel bucket list!
Short Story Cycle Favorites and Recommendations
The best short story collections of interlinked or thematically related stories.
Rainbow Bookish Goods for June and Beyond
You need to rock some rainbow bookish goods for Pride month and beyond.
6 Slow Burn Reads To Heat Up Your Summer Reading List
Slow burn reads about immigration, discovering your sexual identity, being a woman, and being alive.
You’d Have to be Mad to Ace this ALICE IN WONDERLAND Quiz
Test your knowledge with this Alice in Wonderland quiz!
Long Live the Avon True Romance
Did you know Beverly Jenkins, Lorraine Heath, Meg Cabot and more authors wrote Avon romances aimed at younger audiences? Take a look!
June 28, 2018
Win the Best Beach Reads of 2018!
It’s here. The height of summer reading season. Hammocks. Beaches. Porches. Benches along rivers. That sort of thing. And to ...