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The School Board Project, Round One: Book Censorship News, May

School board elections are crucial. They have always been important, but in a time of increased censorship, with big money funding campaigns by right-wing activists at the local board level and newly-elected board members choosing to overreach in their power to remove books, there has never been a more vital …
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Interview with Kay L

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Flame and Crystal Thorns? This book is a spin off of my previous series, The Fae of Bitter Thorn. Even though it’s a spin off, it’s a completely brand new series that can be read without reading the previous …
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Interview with Lizbeth James, Author of Shadow’s Edge

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Shadow’s Edge? The story behind the story is one of healing and redemption in the wake of trauma. I was inspired by the survivors who walk among us. What’s your favorite genre to read? Is it the same as …
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These are the Most and Least Popular States for Book

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The setting of a book can play a massive role in its tone and memorability. The best authors can bring a place to life and make the story feel much more real because …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 13, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Hollow Fires. Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Hollow Fires. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 The Collector’s Apprentice by B.A. Shapiro Get This Deal $4.99 A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by …
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Interview with Teri Wilson, Author of Something Blue: A Sweet

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Something Blue: A Sweet Romance Anthology? This anthology is a collection of wedding-themed novellas from 18 different bestselling authors. I love doing group projects like this because they are a fun departure from the solitude of writing by myself. …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 14, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Miami Writers Institute — Registration Now Open! Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Miami Writers Institute — Registration Now Open! Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie …
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Interview with Linda Mahkovec, Author of And So We Dream

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write And So We Dream? I think I wanted to capture the way life was when I was growing up – or, rather, to create an idealized version of it. And I’ve always believed in the power of dreams, of …
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New Mystery and Thriller Books for Your Reading List

19 May 2022 New Mystery and Thriller Books for Your Reading List Don’t miss out on these exciting new mystery, thriller, and suspense books to add to your reading list! Check out these new books by authors Alex Kava, Donnette Smith, Lizbeth James, Melinda Leigh, Beatriz Williams, and JD Kirk. …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 15, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The Last Lumenian Book Series Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Last Lumenian Book Series. Today’s Featured Deals $3.99 The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah Get This Deal $3.99 Under …
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New Romance Books for Your Reading List

19 May 2022 New Romance Books for Your Reading List Looking for a new romance read this week? Check out our favorite new romance books from authors Teri Wilson, Winter Renshaw, Christina Lauren, Sara Cate, Rachel Hanna, and Cassie-Ann L. Miller. Enjoy your new romances! Something Blue by Teri Wilson …
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Read Harder: Library Edition

Starscape The first book in #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson’s action-packed middle-grade fantasy—now in paperback with an all-new cover! | On my thirteenth birthday, I, Alcatraz Smedry, received my inheritance: a bag of sand. I thought the sand was a joke until Evil Librarians came to steal it. It …
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8 Great Novels about the Perils of War

Forge Books Wake of War is a timely account of the lengths those with power will go to preserve it, and the determination of those they exploit to destroy everything in the name of freedom anew. The United States is a crumbling republic. With the government floundering and national outrage growing …
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New Literary Fiction Books for Your Reading List

19 May 2022 New Literary Fiction Books for Your Reading List Have you been searching for new literary fiction reads? We’ve got you covered! Check out these new releases from authors Linda Mahkovec, B. A. Shapiro, Alison Espach, Sarai Walker, Maggie Shipstead, and Amy Mantravadi. Happy reading! And So We …
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Bookish Goods for Mystery Lovers

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. While putting together a jigsaw puzzle the other day, it hit me that my love of puzzles and of mystery novels are more alike than I thought. It’s satisfying to scratch your head …
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for Your Reading List

19 May 2022 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books for Your Reading List Have you been searching for some exciting new sci-fi and fantasy reads? You’ll be able to explore fantastic new worlds with these amazing new releases from authors Kay L Moody, Michael Anderle, Kalfus Ken, Jacqueline Druga, Domagoj …
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Between Cultures: Books about People Living in the Hyphen

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. America’s population is diversifying at a rate faster than predicted. According to the 1980 census, 80% of residents were white, 11.5% Black residents, 6.5% Latine or Hispanic residents, and 1.8% Asian American residents. …
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Movies Starring Poems And The Poets Who Penned Them

Paterson (2016) Directed by Jim Jarmusch, Paterson begins after 6:00 on a Monday morning. Between sleep, Laura (Golshifteh Farahani) tells Paterson (Adam Driver), “I had a beautiful dream.” Immediately, I’m smitten. Laura divulges dream details — a sweet routine of the baker, painter, and aspiring country singer — about their …
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Romance Reads You’ll Love

05 May 2022 Romance Reads You’ll Love | May 2022 In the mood for a new romance read this week? Check out our favorite new romance paranormal and romantic suspense books from bestselling authors Willow Winters, Kimberly Readnour, Prescott Lane, Susan Amond Todd, Jessika Klide, and Ali Hazelwood. Enjoy your …
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How Strong Is Your Preorder Game? 8 Upcoming Graphic Novels

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Preordering books is one of the best ways to help authors, especially debut authors, to thrive in the literary world. The expectancy that comes from those sales happening before the book is out …
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How Contemporary American Fiction Capture the Woes Of Immigration

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Contemporary American fiction sheds light on the many perils of being an immigrant in the promised land. It depicts how this country slides downwards every day into new models of barbarity. Parents are …
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Quiz: In which Austen house should you live?

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Houses play a significant role in every one of Jane Austen‘s novels. In fact, they are often at the center of the conflict. There is a reason why two of her six novels …
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What Makes a Good Biography?

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The story of a life is vast and can take many shapes. A book that describes the path of someone’s life can focus on many different aspects. There are many biographies that take …
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New Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read

05 May 2022 New Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read | May 2022 Have you been searching for some exciting new sci-fi and fantasy reads? You’ll be able to explore fantastic new worlds with these amazing new releases from bestselling authors Helen Harper, Linwood Jackson Jr., Mark Loeffelholz, Arahom …
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The 24 Best Romance Novels of All Time

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. There are so many amazing books to choose from for a list of the best romance novels of all time. But 90% of the time, when I see lists about romance on the …
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