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10 Books About Books for Serious Bibliophiles

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Is there anything better than books about books? For the hardcore bibliophile, I can’t think of much. If there’s one thing bibliophiles love, it’s talking — and reading and learning — about books. …
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Something’s Amiss: 12 of The Best Gothic YA Books

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Whether you consider yourself a horror fan or not, chances are you’ve read or viewed something that falls under the horror umbrella: gothic literature. Defined as a writing style that employs atmosphere, dark …
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Interview with Bhupendra Patel, Author of Curious One

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Curious One – My Adventures as a Little Boy in India? We all have stories to tell. As we get older, we likely have more stories to tell. In fact, so did I. At the age of seventy, choosing …
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Krazy Felines: A Brief History of Cat Comics in North

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Even if you don’t necessarily describe yourself as a cat person, it’s most likely that you have consumed some version of a beloved cartoon cat in your time on this planet. Indeed, for …
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Summary and Review: Anatomy, A Love Story by Dana Schwartz

Book review and synopsis for Anatomy, A Love Story by Dana Schwartz, A historical fiction novel set in Scotland in the early 1800s about a girl who dreams of becoming a surgeon. Synopsis Set in Scotland in the early 1800s, Anatomy: A Love Story is centered around Hazel Sinnett, an …
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How Are Censors Encouraging Others To Join Their Campaigns? This

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. This week’s book challenge and censorship news is pretty bleak. There is a lot of it, and when it feels like everything to be found has been found, more appears. We’ll end this …
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Must-Read Biography Books

27 Jan 2022 Must-Read Biography Books | January 2022 In the mood for a new biography or memoir? Check out these instant bestsellers by Bhupendra Patel, Rachel Lindsay, Michael Phillips, and more. Enjoy your new non-fiction picks! Curious One: My Adventures As a Little Boy in India by Bhupendra Patel …
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Happy New Year (and Best Books I Read in 2021)!

So, first off, happy new year, and I hope everyone out there had a festive and safe holiday season! Last year, I wanted to do a Year-in-Review post, but I was busy apartment hunting and getting stuff ready to move so I ran out of time. This year, I was …
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Interview with R.W.K. Clark, Author of Mindless

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Mindless? ‘Mindless’ is my newest psychological thriller since the release of ‘Passing Through’ and one that I am quite excited about. ‘Mindless’ is a tale geared directly at adults; this book is not for the young mind. The reason …
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Interview with Michelle Dayton, Author of Scammer Girl

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Scammer Girl? I absolutely love movies like The Thomas Crowne Affair and Ocean’s 8. Con artists and great clothes and fancy locales. For me, it’s the most fun form of escapism. I wanted to write a book in that …
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Interview with Morgan Quaid, Author of Whiplash

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Whiplash Book 1? I wanted to write a story where the protagonist was suddenly and violently swept up in a series of life-changing events that they have no control over. The initial idea for the book series was as …
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10 Graphic Novels by Indigenous Authors

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. It’s a new year, and as always, it is a good time to support the Indigenous authors of North America. If you haven’t yet seen this year’s Book Riot’s read harder challenge, several …
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The Maid: Recap & Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

The Quick Recap and Chapter-by-Chapter Summary for The Maid by Nita Prose are below. Spoiler warning: these summaries contains spoilers. For a non-spoiler version of the plot synopsis, see The Bibliofile’s review of The Maid by Nita Prose. Quick(-ish) Recap The two-paragraph version of this: Molly Gray is a maid …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 21, 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 $3.99 The End of Everything by Megan Abbott Get This Deal $1.99 Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Get This …
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A Flicker in the Dark HBO Max TV Series: What

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Jan 6th, 2022 (Last Updated Jan 6th, 2022) A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham has a TV series adaptation in the works. For all the details about a potential jump to the small screen for this book, here’s what we know about the …
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The School for Good Mothers TV Series: What We Know

By Jennifer Marie Lin on Jan 6th, 2022 (Last Updated Jan 6th, 2022) The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan has a TV series adaptation in the works. For all the details for a potential jump to film for this book, here’s what we know about The School for …
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Thích Nhất Hạnh, Buddhist Monk, Activist, and Author, Dies at

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Beloved Buddist monk, peace activist, and prolific spiritual author Thích Nhất Hạnh died at exactly midnight January 22, 2022, at the Từ Hiếu Temple in Huế, Vietnam. He was 95 years old. Nhất …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 22, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. BookClubbish This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by BookClubbish. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 Exit West by Mohsin Hamid Get This Deal $2.99 Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler Get This …
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Sylvia Plath in Pop Culture

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Content warning: this post discusses mental illness and suicide, including descriptions of insensitive depictions of these topics. The poet Sylvia Plath’s legacy lives on in nearly every avenue of pop culture. There’s the …
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