#Sherlock Holmes

3 On A YA Theme: Takes on Sherlock

Today’s “3 On A YA Theme” post was inspired by a reader request. Did you know you could do that? ...

Variations on Sherlock Holmes: A List of Personal Favorites

Coming out this week is a movie I am dearly excited for, which I’ve been waiting ages for, which I’ve ...

How To Not Suck At Superman: A Handy Guide

By now, I imagine that most of you have seen the trailer for Superman v. Batman: Dawn of Justice, either ...

The Delightful World of Sherlock Holmes Book Covers

Recently, inspired by a marathon watching of the BBC’s Sherlock show, I started reading the books. I had read a ...

How I Retain What I Read

It can be a frustrating thing to be anywhere near me when I get really latched onto a particular topic. ...

Why We Hold On To Books (and Why I’m Pruning My Library)

I wonder if other people find themselves a bit imitative of the books they read and the worlds they encounter ...

WHY YOU NEED TO INVESTIGATE ‘WATSON AND HOLMES’

We’ve seen a number of reinventions of Sherlock Holmes in recent years, but if you’re limiting yourself to film or television ...

A Selection Of Novels For Science Lovers

There are many stories, both inside and outside of the science fiction genre, that have themes of a scientific nature. ...

10 Bookish Keep Calm Posters

The Keep Calm meme originated in 1939 when the British government printed a limited number of motivational posters designed to ...

Super-Awesome Sherlock Swag

The third series of the wildly popular BBC  Sherlock will grace American TV screens on Sunday, January 19, following Downton ...

The 2013 Fall TV Lineup: Shows Based on Books

New Shows Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D – Because too many kids were trying steroids after seeing Captain America, so they decided ...

5 Bookish ‘Idea’ Videos That Will Blow Your Mind

Have you all heard about PBS Idea Channel? If you love anything to do with geekery or nerdism (actual words? ...

“Game of Scones” and Other Delightfully Edible Books

Every year, around April 1, libraries and community groups around the world celebrate Edible Book Day. The main feature of ...

“Elementary” Recap: Season 1, Episode 1 (with special guest The Ghost of Arthur Conan Doyle)

Kit Steinkellner– About two months ago I wrote a Book Riot post anticipating CBS’ Sherlock Holmes adaptation Elementary. The show ...

5 More Fake Bookish Twitter Feeds I Wish Existed

As news broke last week that police had intercepted eleven pounds of marijuana headed to St. Martin’s Press from a ...