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On Long Sentences

I love long sentences; ever since I moved beyond the Berenstain Bears, I’ve adored a sentence bristling with commas and ...

I Regret Reading These 5 Books (Because I Should Have Listened to Them Instead)

Through Book Riot’s relationship with Audible, the leading provider of audiobooks, Book Riot readers who are new to Audible can ...

Five Favorite Covers of 2013

The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane The second I saw this cover, I had to have the book. Turns out, ...

The Most Popular Books of the Month: November 2013

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Why So Serious?: Reimagining the Author Photo

Everyone loves a good Serious Author Photo. Capturing writers in their natural habitat of intense concentration, brows furrowed in pensive ...

Convince Me to Read: THE GOLDFINCH

I am incredibly hesitant about reading brand new books. I get nervous about investing my time in titles that are ...

Five Books to Watch For in October

It’s October – which means there are still three more months of awesome 2013 titles coming for you to cram ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in July

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, memoir, and ...

THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt: Coming This October

There’s a special pleasure in the news that a favorite author who takes a long time between books is coming ...

The Well-Readheads’ 2013 Forecast

LH: It’s 2013! A fresh start to another year of reading books. And this is really-really the year I read ...

A Storyboard For THE SECRET HISTORY

Donna Tartt’s The Secret History was last month’s Riot Read, but I still want to talk about it because boy ...

Casting THE SECRET HISTORY in an Alternate Universe

Donna Tartt’s wintery, bizarre (in a great way) college tale is our current Riot Read- and wouldn’t it make an ...