#the road

Reading the Right Book at the Right (Or Wrong) Time

If you’re the sort of person who keeps the compass used for navigating life in the pocket of your intuition, ...

It’s Post-Apocalyptic Survival Month. Read These if You Want to Live.

September is Post-Apocalyptic Survival Month, and the end is nigh. Thankfully there’s a lot of literature out there that will ...

Genre Kryptonite: Post-Apocalyptic Lit

Grab the last can of Coca-Cola left in the world, pull up a radiation-scorched chair and ignore the howls of ...

10 Adventure Novels to Die For

Is there anything better than a great adventure novel? Here are ten (plus a few extra recommendations) to add to ...

On Books I Love That I’ll Never Re-read

There are certain books that I absolutely love that I re-read on a regular basis. To Kill A Mockingbird and ...

FIGHT CLUB and Other Inappropriate Children’s Books

One of parenthood’s little pleasures is exploring the ever-widening world of children’s books and having the chance to expose my ...

Movie Tie-In Covers Are Great (And So Can You!)

Over on Twitter, BookRiot Head Honcho, Raconteur, and Gadfly Jeff O’Neal said, and I quote, “Nothing brings out the lit ...

Movie-to-Book Recommendation Engine: VOLCANO

I adore disaster movies, and I must not be the only one, because they’ve made a zillion of them. They ...

Famous Professional Athletes Read Books

In May of this year, during the NBA playoffs, Miami Heat star LeBron James created a stir (in a good ...

Top 5 Fan Fictions I’d Actually Want To Read

I’m not sure which is more responsible for the popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey: The fact that it’s naughty, or ...

Fake Plots of Cormac McCarthy’s THE COUNSELOR

In a bit of a surprise, Cormac McCarthy recently sold an original screenplay to the same production company that made ...

We’re All Gonna DIE! (Literature for the Apocalypse)

If the Mayans are to be believed, we have just over a year and a month left here on good ...

If You Like (Insert Something), Try (This Other Thing): TRUE GRIT Edition

True Grit by Charles Portis is a classic of the western genre, full of guns and horses and cowboys and spurs ...