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Books to Read if You Love Studio Ghibli

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Spirited Away was my first introduction to Studio Ghibli when I was around 9 years old. I remember thinking the movie was fascinating and a little bit creepy in a way that stuck …
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Black Cake: Recap & Summary

The Quick Recap and Section-by-Section Summary for Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson. Quick(-ish) Recap In Part I, Byron and Benny Bennett are two estranged …
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Happy Birthday, Anne Shirley!

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Every year on March 5, I read Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery to celebrate Anne’s birthday. Well, at least I think it is. Birthdays are funny things. They come around every …
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Interview with Sylvie Grayson, Author of Game Plan

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Game Plan (Lies He Told Book 4)? This is Randy’s story, younger brother of Sophie and Leah Bonnar. I’d already done stories for them, and he needed his turn. The Lies He Told series—Lies He Told Me, Rain Man, …
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10 Stories of Heroes Breaking Bad

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The journey from villain to hero is one told over and over in and out of comic books. We all love a good redemption arc, after all. Why else would enemies-to-lovers be such …
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The Buzziest Books of March

17 Mar 2022 The Buzziest Books of March | 2022 The month of March is a great time for readers with a host of exciting new releases from bestselling authors. There are so many page-turning novels that will captivate you from cover to cover this month. If you want to …
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For All You Netflix Watchers, Check Out These Books by

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Marathon watching has been around since 2003 and since it has become a household term. We’ve all done it. After a long day or on a lazy Saturday or way too late into …
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New Books to Read in Literary Fiction

08 Mar 2022 Literary fiction readers are in for a treat. This week’s latest releases list is full of intriguing reads you won’t want to miss! The new releases list includes so many bestselling authors like Karen Heenan, Maggie Gee, Anne Griffin, and many more. Enjoy your new literary fiction books. Happy …
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New Romance Books to Read

08 Mar 2022 Looking to fall in love with some new romance reads? You’ll adore these exciting new novels! This week you can get your hands on books by bestselling authors Denise Daye, M. L. Taylor, Rina Kent, and more. Enjoy your new romance books and happy reading! Related grant …
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New Mystery and Thriller Books to Read

08 Mar 2022 Hold on to the edge of your seat as we hunt for clues and solve the case with these exciting new mystery and thriller books for the week! There are so many bestselling authors with new novels for you to dive into this week including Avanti Centrae, James …
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Interview with Brenda Trim, Author of Magical Complications

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Magical Complications? When I initially decided to start writing in the Paranormal Women’s Fiction genre, I developed a group of friends that went through a midlife magical crisis and this book is from Aislinn’s point of view when her …
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How Does The Love For Pets Feature In Asian Fiction?

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. While growing up, I was never allowed to have my own pet. Most of my family members were allergic (or pretended to be so). I had to satisfy myself by petting dogs of …
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How Much Does a Book Challenge Cost?: This Week’s Book

One of the many reasons book challenges have grown in the last year is that it creates tremendous paperwork and time investment on the behalf of a school district. This, in turn, allows those who challenge to point to inadequacies in how schools are being run because they’ve invested so …
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Interview with Kieron Holland, Author of As Thick As Thieves,

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write As Thick As Thieves, The Price of Infamy? I just love period adventures and fantasy adventures. I have been into them all my life. I am also into crime fiction and heist stories, and this was an attempt to …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for March 4, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Wednesday Books Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Wednesday Books. Today’s Featured Deals $2.99 Goldilocks by Laura Lam by Laura Lam Get This Deal $1.99 The Cat Who Saved Books by …
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Monstrous Alien Stories to Invade Your Shelves

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. This list of alien stories was originally published in our science fiction and fantasy newsletter, Swords & Spaceships. Sign up for it here to receive news and recommendations from the world of science fiction …
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Interview with Denise Daye, Author of Under Covers

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Under Covers? I often find myself rooting for unlikely couples when I watch TV, so I try to offer this theme to readers who are right there with me. What’s your favorite genre to read? Is it the same …
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Mystery Authors With Deep Genre Backlists

In the last couple years Alexis Hall has become a must-read for me, and he has a slew of upcoming releases that I am highly anticipating. For crime readers, he has one murder mystery standalone, and two that blend the mystery genre with fantasy. Murder Most Actual is his standalone …
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Interview with Daniel Sherrier, Author of The Silver Stranger

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write The Silver Stranger? I reread the first appearance of Spider-Man from 1962 and noticed how it reads almost like a supervillain origin story until the twist at the end. That got me thinking about how some superheroes are not …
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What Makes a YA Book “The Best Of All Time?”

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. “What Makes a YA Book ‘The Best Of All Time?’” was originally published in our YA newsletter, What’s Up In YA. Sign up for it here to get YA news, reviews, deals, and more! I’ve …
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