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Tips to Make Your Writing Resume Stand Out Whether you're a full-time writer or you're just getting into freelancing for the first time, there's good news and bad news when it comes to your career choice. The good news is that there are many great opportunities for talented writers in a variety of different fields.

20 - 'Looking Back on the Spanish War' by George Orwell This is the free Literary Hangover feed. Our first George Orwell episode, of many! This time, his essay 'Looking Back on the Spanish War' written August 1942, with sections I, II, III, and VII printed in New Road, June 1943. Alex gives us an overview of religious and monarchical conflict in pre-modern Spain.

Attention Authors: This Is Everything You Need To Know About Reviews The double-edged sword of writing and publishing. On one hand, authors love getting reviews. Good reviews make you feel great, make your book seem appealing, and generally fill you with the warmest of fuzzies a writer can feel.

Booktube Real Talk Tag Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

This is How to Develop Your Story: 5 Ways to Boost Story Satisfaction Writing a new story has its challenges, it can bring about a great deal of joy when the words seem to flow freely, and it can also bring…

The Week Beyond Mueller and Trump Michael Luo highlights reporting and writing published in the past week by The New Yorker that were not about Donald Trump or the Mueller report, including reports on the N.R.A., imprisoned ISIS members, and appropriation in fiction.

Ten Picture Books to Engage Special Needs Students by Jill De Farno My favorite part of being a school librarian is reading to students. I regularly read to kindergarten and first grade students. Once a month I have storytime with all kindergarten, first, and second grade classes. During this time I read a story and then do an activity or make a craft.

10 Prompts For Your Freewriting Practice Freewriting is a great way to navigate yourself out of the mental cul-de-sacs we encounter when writing. It helps us to get into 'writing' mode which ignores the voice in your head telling you all your work is awful.

Lit Hub Weekly: April 15 – 19, 2019 Yes." Tyler Malone on judging candidates by their shelves - On Heike Geissler's grim account of the Amazon workplace - Cecelia Ahern on how she writes a novel a year - A poem from Forrest Gander's Be With, winner of this year’s Pulitzer Prize - Why are so many fictional teens entering cults?

Two Upcoming May Releases for YA Foodies These two YA books coming out in May should be on your TBR - especially if you love food.

An Earth Day Reading List for Grown-Ups Here are some great adult books for better understanding why we should care about the planet.

Weekend Reading: The Twentieth Anniversary of Columbine Below, you'll find a selection of pieces about Columbine and the epidemic of school shootings that have followed it. Adam Gopnik reflects on the search for explanations after Columbine; Jill Lepore examines the frequency of high-school shootings and chronicles the evolution of the modern gun debate.

How Engaging Can Help You and Your Peers During the Writing and Creation Process A lot of us are beginning to reap the benefits of writing, whether we're just getting started, or we've been here for quite some time. Browsing content is where we access what's going on in our industries by grasping the mindsets of crowds adept to writing regularly.

How To Hate Yourself Like A Proper Artist If there's anything I've learned about creatives over the years, it's that they seem to torture themselves. Most artists, musicians, writers, dancers, singers, performers, etc. always have a time, usually several a day, where they feel inadequate. They feel like they don't measure up.

Calling All Reviewers! And the trial of the decade. A new kind of legal thriller. "Tales2inspire was a kernel of an idea that i started in 2012, which has grown to proportions even i didn't dare to envision.

Writer's notebook: An ode to moleskine But I have now discovered that it's the perfect writer's notebook. The inspiration to crack it open came from listening to the Creative Non Fiction Podcast The host, Brendan O'Meara, was interviewing Austin Kleon. Austin explained that he always carries with him a pocket notebook to write quotes from what he's reading and quick ideas.

30 Traditional Publishers Accepting Submissions - No agent required There are some important advantages to publishing with a smaller press. For one thing, there is a shorter gap between acceptance of a manuscript and production. Larger publishers often take upwards of a year to produce and distribute a book. With a smaller press, the wait is a matter of a few months.

Affect and effect: The most confusing words Some pairs of words in English are confusing. I think the most confusing pair is affect and effect. They are confusing on two levels: Beginner level and advanced level. On a beginner level, just remember: Affect is a verb and effect is a noun. Affect means to change something.

Lower Your Expectations and Break Your Writing Paralysis As a consolation prize for failing my exams, I was assigned to a professor who was tasked with mentoring me through several weeks of content as I prepared for the exam retake.

Books I Want to Reread! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Presenting a Workshop for Free at a Writer's Conference: Why Bother? "Wait. What? I don't understand. You're paying for your hotel and food? And the full conference fee? And they expect you to work? For free?

To use a Pseudonym or not? That is the question. I've been thinking a lot lately about what kind of writer I want to be when I grow up. I've dabbled and dipped a toe in poetry inspired by beautiful sunsets and have penned some really cheesy letters to girlfriends.

How to Use Your Own Worst Qualities to Write Better I like to think I'm a good person. I like to think I try to do the "right" thing, to be kind and good and patient. But the truth is, I can be a terrible person. Petty, selfish, vain, cowardly, judgmental - I could go on, but you get the idea. I have character flaws.

Writing Prompt: The Secrets We Bury Secrets hint at juicy stories—and that's why we bury them, literally and figuratively. Here's your writing prompt: have your character bury something.

Combat Fear of the Blank Page My high school English department gave us regular "pop up essay" tests. You'd know you were in trouble when you walked into class and the projector screen was pulled down. On the blackboard behind the screen, the teacher assigned a general subject. Writing began the minute the teacher raised the screen and ended with the class bell.

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for April 19th, 2019 The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.

IndieView with Amanda K. King and Michael R Swanson, authors of Things They Buried Under the dirty streets of Ismae's greatest port city, an old nightmare waits for Sylandair and Aliara, one that is stealing Dockhaven's children, one that only they can end.

Kaveh Akbar: “The Palace” In Akbar's poem, America is a country both welcoming and withholding, a land where teens wear T-shirts that promise the obliteration of other places. It is a lettuce spinner, sizzling oil, a goat or a dream on a spit. "The dead keep warm under America / while my mother fries eggplant on a stove," Akbar writes.

Throwing Weight Into Sound: Kaveh Akbar on Poetry and Power White text on a red baseball cap? The Kurdish poet Abdulla Pashew writes: "If a word / can't become… winged bread / to fly from trench to trench, / then it might as well / become a brush to polish the invader's boots." This isn't an ideological stance; it's a craft issue.

Maya Angelou and the Courage to Keep Rising by Bethany Hegedus We women know we have always had these qualities-and now we are being sure that society knows it too. Girl power. Women power. Social activism on any level-"the personal is political"-is no longer radical. Activism is mainstream. And changes can be made not just by picking up protest signs.

Alphaville - Jean-Luc Godard FILM REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

New Literary Festivals Lead the Way by Celebrating Diversity Alongside FOLD, this spring will see the inaugural Antiracist Book Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, founded by National Book Award winner Doctor Ibram Kendi and managing director Doctor Christine Platt.

A Poetry Lover's Guide to Re-Watching "Felicity" This work grapples with the state of confusion that we often live in, and how to gain perspective and comfort in these moments. The poem is written in all caps in chalk on an old-school blackboard:. Read the rest here. Ben and Felicity end up in the same poetry class, and shocker-he needs help with his assignments.

8 Ways to Decorate with "And Though She Be But Little, She Is Fierce" But at some point this century, the last line of Helena's quote from A Midsummer Night's Dream has been claimed as a compliment to girls everywhere: And though she be but little, she is fierce. Here are eight ways to decorate your home, your baby, or yourself with this Shakespeare quote:.

African American Classics I Wish I'd Read In School Take a look at these African American classics that you probably didn't have to read in your English classes - but should!

Fantasy is Female: The Importance of Feminism in YA Fantasy They've come a long way from their origins as the bikini-clad damsel clutching the leg of the hero, the sacred prostitute sold into the life by her desperate parents, the cold assassin with a singular talent raised among men, or the powerful sorceress who must decide between her power and the love of a good man.

3 "This Is Going To Be Good" Narrators: Great Audiobook Performers One Rioter examines three audiobook narrators who she has been listening to for so long that their voices alone are enough to get her drawn into a story.

10 Books for Curly Haired Readers In high school and college, I loved my wavy-curly hair. Then my hair started changing again. It started getting frizzy, messy, not quite straight, not quite wavy, not quite curly, and baby-fine.

6 Environmental Comics to Celebrate Earth Day An imaginative and magical read. While many may know this title from the animated movie, this manga tells the story of a war that subsumed the earth in an environmental disaster. Nausicaä, a princess of the Valley of the Wind, adventures into the toxic forest, making discoveries and fighting for tolerance.

32 Badass Avengers Shirts to Prepare You for Endgame We've got an Infinity War quiz for a quick recap, and we've scoured the Internet for some awesome Avengers shirts to get you in that Marvel mood. And of course, there's the Endgame trailer if you're down for some extra angst. Cap is concerned about your language.

21 Children's Books about Colors That Get the Green Light They also love reading, listening, and looking at books about colors. Below, you will find 21 children's books about colors that get the green light and will have any preschooler tickled pink after reading! What are some items that are red?

9 Free Books to Celebrate World Book Day Celebrate World Book Day with these free books from Amazon for your digital reading enjoyment.

40 of the Most Popular Translated Books on Goodreads: List List 345 Through a narrative twist, TRUST EXERCISE raises questions about the reliability of memory and the accuracy of the stories we tell, and considers the consequences of our memories and our stories across time. One of the most anticipated new books of the year.

Lit Hub Daily: April 19, 2019 TODAY: In 1894, Kate Chopin writes "The Story of an Hour," which is published in the December 6 issue of Vogue as "The Dream of an Hour." "The best of these provide more than a temporary shift, forever altering the way we see the world." Myla Goldberg's recommended reading on thinking like a visual artist.

10 Books Under 50 Pages PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Diane Seuss’s “Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, ” a Poetry Collection That Delights in the Grotesque Diane Seuss's fourth poetry collection, "Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl," is named after a Rembrandt painting. The painting is almost mundanely monstrous, depicting one bird strung up by its feet and the other laid on its side, blood smearing the surface beneath it.

Books to Help You Think Like a Visual Artist One of the great things about writing is that it allows me to briefly become someone who, in real life, I will never be. I'm not a painter or a photographer, but I am fascinated by those people because they have a superpower that will forever lie beyond my reach.

Rebecca Solnit on Writing a Liberated Cinderella The book, which comes out May 7, features illustrations by Arthur Rackham, whose work has accompanied a number of children’s fairytales. Watch the video above for more from Solnit.

Germaine Greer and the Cusp of the Feminist Revolution It is the morning of April 21st, 1969. In Leamington Spa, England, Germaine Greer is setting down her first thoughts about the book for which she does not yet have a name, but which will make her enduringly rich and famous. Today, she writes, is “the day on which my book begins itself, and Janis Joplin sings at Albert Hall.

Experimenting With Narrative at the Aspen Words Literary Prize Novels about social issues often have pretty straightforward forms. The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas's 2017 novel about the killing of an unarmed black teenager, unfolds in a direct, chronological way, told from the protagonist's perspective.

How Can We Stop the Air We Breathe from Slowly Poisoning Us? A human breath begins in the deepest reaches of the brain, where-far beneath consciousness-the body's most basic and essential functions are regulated. Just above the point where the spine meets the skull, tiny receptors detect rising levels of carbon dioxide, then stimulate nearby clumps of neurons.

T Kira Madden on Writing Into the Space of Her Father’s Absence T Kira Madden is the guest on this week’s Otherppl. Her new memoir, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, is available from Bloomsbury. It was the official March pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club. T Kira Madden is a lesbian APIA writer, photographer, and amateur magician living in New York City.

Under the Volcano, ’ A Poem by Diane Mehta Fanatical in knowledge, we are always losing. Today I was fingerprinted, proved in the world. Immediately the other part dwindled. I was so empty, birds settled in me. I walked down 3rd Street to the playground without my son. A bluegrass band jangled.

20 Years After Columbine, America Is Still Letting Its Kids Die O n April 20, 1999, a failed bombing planned by two high school seniors at Columbine High School and turned into a shooting with assault rifles changed the way we talked about school safety and guns in America. Dave Cullen was a journalist who was one of the first to arrive at the tragedy that took the lives of 13 individuals and injured 24 more.

April Currently Reading - Lauren and the Books Still on holiday, still reading, still having a lovely time. Books mentioned: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince on Audible:…

April 18 is National Columnists Day Columnists are bound to take a hit no matter their stance. It's part of the job and it's the risk you take publishing opinion. Oh, the comments sections though…don't look! Readers say they no longer know whom to trust. "Fake News!" is an accusation that gets hurled around when opinions differ.

"Just Write", they Said Writing sometimes feels like pulling a tooth. People who do not write do not understand the anxiety we as writers feel. What if the story line doesn't develop? What if I cannot meet the deadline? What if I just quit my job to write and I'm already washed up?

Which PET SEMATARY is BETTER? Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

Spring with Emily Dickinson Something strange blankets the city and the soul in the first days of spring. The weary, the rushed, even the dispossessed surrender to a certain nonspecific gladness.

The Key to Writing Descriptions That Capture a Scene Writing descriptions can be tough. What details should you include, and how can you capture them? Lean on your memories and sensory experience.

5 Mini Book Reviews - Reading Wrap Up April Hi, my name is Rose Mannering. I'm a writer and a booktuber, check out the information below to learn more. Have a look at my last video:…

If you wrote thank you notes, you are a writer. Imagine someone handing you back all the writing you did for 20 years as you realize your biggest fan is now dead. The envelope arrived on my birthday. Enclosed was a letter my uncle had typed. "Thanks for keeping in touch with your grandmother so often throughout the years," it begins.

Featured Book Trailer: THE TIGER AT MIDNIGHT by Swati Teerdhala Check out the trailer for Swati Teerdhala's THE TIGER AT MIDNIGHT.

So You Want To Be A Writer? Then WRITE! Someone recently told me how they want nothing more than to be a writer. Um, ok, what are you doing about that? Writers write. There's really no other way to achieve the goal of being a writer than to, you know, write. Seems pretty obvious, no?

How to Start a Digital Swipe File I realize that writer's block is not real. It's all in my head. Yet when I face the unflinching stare of a blank computer screen, the block seems very real. As creatives, we haven't a moment to waste. We have art to make. Deadlines to meet. Bills to pay.

20 Inspiring Writing Podcasts to Subscribe to Right Now Get ready to binge-listen. We’ve hand-selected awesome writing podcasts for creators of all kinds.

How to Write Satire and Humor Learning how to write satire is surprisingly tough, but it can be very satisfying. I'm going to dissect some key principles behind the short, humorous satire piece - the kind you might read in The Onion or McSweeney's. These types of satire and humor pieces are typically around 300-900 words.

Happy Passover! I've Got The BEST Four Questions for Rachelle Burk! It's almost Passover, and that means it's time for young children to brush up on their reading skills. Why? So they can ask the four questions at the family seder! But right now, I have to ask Rachelle Burk four questions about her new book, THE BEST FOUR QUESTIONS!

A Perfectly Normal Interview with Carmen Maria Machado Where Everything Is Fine Carmilla, by the Irish Gothic writer J. Sheridan LeFanu, first appeared serialized in the London magazine The Dark Blue over 1871-72, a quarter-century before Dracula.

A Writer Writes: The Best Advice I Never Received Even if it's only on their own blogs. If you're constantly writing and publishing on the internet, you're easier for prospective clients to discover and it makes a really good impression. When you build a body of unpaid writing work, you're demonstrating a clear passion for the craft.

Only Women's Solidarity Can End Women's Suffering Considered the father of post-colonial cinema in Africa, Ousmane Sembène's work as a writer and filmmaker highlighted the shortcomings of religion, impact of colonialism, perpetuation of classism, and the plights of the victims of a rigid societal construct.

30 Books By Writers Of Color Redefining the Term "All-American" What comes to mind when someone is described as "all-American"? They're probably physically healthy, maybe blonde, and definitely white.

An Original Poem by Rhett Miller Our Nerdy Book Club by Rhett Miller. My friends and I, we have a book club. We read and we read and we read. We talk and we laugh and we argue. And books are all that we need. The stories, they bring us together. The world can be lonely sometimes. The Great American Novel,.

6 of the Best Psychic Books, Fiction and Nonfiction Even if you don't, however, all six of the psychic books on this list are an intriguing look into the world of psychic powers. You are probably already familiar with the story, but a sampling of psychic fiction would be incomplete without mentioning this, one of Stephen King's most popular works.

What I've Learned About History From Reading Fiction Many voices, especially those of the marginalized, are left out of classroom discussions of history. Here's one reader on finding those voices in fiction.

8 More Podcasts for Poetry Lovers Smith and produced in partnership with the Library of Congress and the Poetry Foundation, this podcast offers a new five-minute poem reading every weekday.

The World is Falling Apart: Timely Dystopias That Reflect Our Fears It's much like the one we live in now except, in Cain's version, a mutation in toxoplasmosis causes some menstruating women to turn into bloodthirsty wildcats. In order to combat this, the government has been putting progesterone and estrogen into the public water supply in order to block ovulation.

7 Things I Learned From Sorting, Packing, and Storing my Books Your questions might be different, but the point is that it's worth being intentional and knowing why you own your books. Whether you shelve by genre, color, size, alphabet, number of supernatural creatures, intensity of sex scenes, or whatever metric makes sense to you, boxing your books the same way will make unpacking easier.

Why All of My Best Relationships Involve Books On the value and strength of bookish relationships, whether romantic or platonic, and the importance of cultivating these bonds.

12 Exceptional Comics About Trans and Genderqueer People It's high time for a list of trans and genderqueer comics. Feast your eyes on these illustrated wonders and the gender diversity they represent.

Millennials and Generation Z Drive Audiobook Listenership The report, released this week, highlighted the popularity of audiobooks as a tool for reading, particularly among adults. OverDrive surveyed over 730 adults in February of this year, diving into their reading lives and where and how technology has impacted it.

10 New And Upcoming Political YA Books To Add to Your TBR 10 new political YA books dealing with politics, government, and social issues that you should get on your TBR immediately.

Book Fetish: Volume 350 Bookish gear for your literary lifestyle!

Lit Hub Daily: April 18, 2019 "Once I translated the dramatic arc to a wave, I began to think that energy in narrative might also flow in smaller waves…" Jane Alison on Tobias Wolff and Raymond Carver. - Lit Hub What Oliver Sacks' obsession with weightlifting can tell us about his writing.

Heartland, Homeland Frank follows a book rec from a listener and discovers a powerful memoir that makes him rethink the American dream. Gwen's book is a new fairytale retelling… sort of… that involves feudalism and magical gingerbread and… well, maybe you should just have a listen.

On Oliver Sacks’ Obsession With Weightlifting When a writer talks about the sport they play, you can see something of how their mind works in how they have chosen to use their body. Hemingway's frustrated fascination with machismo was written in bloodstains on the boxing and bullfighting rings.

Simon Critchley on Tragedy: Colluding in Our Calamity As a first step, we might consider the most famous of the Athenian tragedies, the one that has been, since the time of Aristotle's Poetics, held up as the highest exemplar of tragedy: Oedipus the King.

Jane Alison on Raymond Carver and Tobias Wolff A North Carolina beach where I sometimes rent a small carousel house in the dunes meets both ocean and inlet: it's at the bottom tip of an island, where seawater rushes into a bay. Atlantic waves break on the ocean side, but at the mouth of the inlet they keep rolling on, sculpting that edge of the island.

Emily Raboteau and Omar El Akkad Tell a Different Kind of Climate Change Story In this episode of the Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast, novelists Emily Raboteau and Omar El Akkad discuss telling the stories of climate change with hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell. To hear the full episode, subscribe to the Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app.

The Cautionary Patriotism of the Presidents Adams As critical thinkers, the presidents Adams shared a library; as political actors, they manifest a similar anti-party awareness; in observing human imperfections, their exacting manner was complementary but by no means identical. John Adams never ceased pointing out the cruel ironies of history.

Culture, Too: The Conference Bringing Critics of Color Together If you don’t know about Jack Jones Literary Arts, founded by Kima Jones and LaToya Watkins in 2015, you’ll probably at least recognize some of its clientele: Naomi Jackson, Tyehimba Jess, Angie Thomas, Tananarive Due, and Donald Quist, among others.

Writing Fiction About Fact: Using Historical Figures As Characters Since the dawn of storytelling itself, authors have employed real life characters in their fictional work; think Shakespeare and any number of kings. The practice has ardent defenders and detractors. Many writers see opportunity, a way to use historical-or even modern-figures to draw readers into a story that they might otherwise overlook.

Revising My Novel Unearthed a #MeToo Story I worked on my third novel, which is all of 56,000 words, for 10 years-longer, if you count my teenage journals and the short stories from my twenties. The Question Authority is about a woman whose eighth grade teacher molested her and most of the girls he taught, including her best friend at the time.

On Historical Blurring and the Question of ‘What If’ A Bend in the Stars by Rachel Barenbaum is the story of a scientist racing Einstein to prove relativity. In the chaos of war in 1914 Russia, on the brink of solving the famous field equations, he goes missing-launching his sister on a desperate search across Russia to find him.

Don't Reinvent the Publishing Wheel… Discover the Freedom of Repurposing Not a week goes by when I don't get an email or a phone call with an "I don't know what to write about" statement from an author. Some who are in the newbie realm; others who have been publishing for years. The subject could be a blog. Adding to the ezine.

How to Publish for Fun My first book was published three years ago, in the summer of 2016. To say that it was a proud moment for me would be… not an understatement. But just accurate enough. Because though I put a lot of effort into my work, I was never completely certain of its quality, try as I might to make it the best it could be.

Create Your Own Writing Retreat On a gravel driveway, the owner of the guest house welcomed me. "You have not come far?" he said, a Spanish lilt to his words. "Just half an hour. Your property is gorgeous." "Make yourself at home. I'll be gone all afternoon," he said.

Thick Skins Serve Writers Well Medium is a respectful site and derogatory comments are not permitted, but not all websites and publications live by the same rule. Perhaps you want a career in journalism, or would like to make editorial submissions to your local newspaper. In both cases, be prepared for a variety of comments, from accolades to angry outbursts.

When Quoting Someone, Just Say 'Said' The word said is like a properly sized, well-balanced hammer, essential to the writer's toolbox. Sure, you'll need screwdrivers and wrenches, but if you don't have a good hammer, you can't construct a house. If quotes are the nails that hold a story together, said is the underrated hammer that efficiently and effectively drives them home.

Red Scrolls Of Magic L Reading Vlog Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

How To Know If You're Meant To Write In 3rd grade, our teacher asked the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up. Even as an 8 year old, I knew I wanted to write. Too bad I never followed that 8 year old's heart. I went into accounting and it wasn't until a few years ago that I started to put my pen to paper and wrote.

Susan Choi’s “Trust Exercise” and the Question of Appropriating Other People’s Lives as Fiction Emmy: I like the argument and the way you weave the trust issues throughout. I was thinking about the other meaning of trust, like a trust fund. To be held in trust is to be held externally. Katy: OK, so to hold someone in trust is still to hold her at arm's length?

Answering Your Assumptions About Me! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

A Stoic's Key to Living with Presence: Seneca on How to Manage Your Time "How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives," Annie Dillard wrote in her abiding insistence on choosing presence over productivity. But how do we really spend our days? In our era, the average human lifetime will contain two years of boredom, six months of watching commercials, 67 days of heartbreak, and 14 minutes of pure joy.

The Strange Alchemy of Picture Books That's another reason why, particularly when starting out, it's a bad idea to include your own artwork with a picture book text submission - a newcomer is not likely to be known for either text or illustration, which makes life all the more difficult for the marketing department.

Judging Cover Changes! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Write Now with Glynnis MacNicol Glynnis MacNicol, writer and co-founder of TheLi.st. Brooklyn, New York. Photos and further info can be found at glynnismacnicol.com. I started out as an online media reporter in New York. This was before Twitter was really around, and definitely before Instagram.

Why It's Okay to Hate Your Writing And I'm here to tell you that's okay! If you're feeling like throwing those pages into a deep well, hold up. All writers hate their work at some point. You can hate it when you're a novice and you can hate it when you're experienced. There are different reasons for both, and sometimes it's not just that you're having a bad day.

March Wrap-Up - 2019 March was one hell of a reading month! To celebrate Women's History Month, I focused on reading female authors, and ya can't argue with the results.

Own Voices SFF - #booktubesff In which I recommend some of my favourite science fiction and fantasy stories that happen to be own voices. This is one of the 2019 BooktubeSFF Awards…

March Wrap Up - The Book Life Here are the books I read in March! Let me know if you've read them, and what you've enjoyed reading recently! A Curse so Dark and Lonely Review:…

Writing Styles on Medium and What We Can Learn This is not an exhaustive analysis of writing styles, more an intuitive observation. Many crossover to some degree. We may be able to learn something from all of them once recognized. "There are four main types of writing: expository, descriptive, persuasive, and narrative".

That's For Babies! Letting Go Can Be Scary It was my daughter Daisy's kindergarten graduation, and I had bought a lovely dress for the occasion. At least I thought so. However, that morning she took one glance at the sparkly frock and said, "That's for babies!" From that moment on, those words became her mantra.

Favorite SFF Booktubers - Top 5 Wednesday & BooktubeSFFAwards Book Babbles Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

My 8 favorite spring-to-summer transition pieces Where I live, spring weather is a roller coaster: it's not unusual to go from the 30s to the 80s in the course of a single spring week! That means I'm looking for pieces that are suitable for warm weather but can easily be warmed back up when the temperature inevitably drops again.

We Should Stop Using the Phrase "Aspiring Author." Here's Why. Lately, I've seen the phrase "aspiring author" everywhere. Just last night, I saw it in two people's Medium profiles. I never used to think twice about phrases like that. In fact, I'm pretty darn sure I had that phrase in my profile description once upon a time.

Dad’s Gone and the Lice Is Here to Stay I've re-read Kali Fajardo-Anstine's debut collection Sabrina and Corina more times than I can even count. I read it in draft, in proofs, and finally in hardcover, the weight of the accomplishment in my hands. And every time I finish the last word with the same reaction: it’s just so damn good.

April Lovely Chat - Lauren and the Books I'm on tour on holiday in Pembrokeshire in Wales and today I am chatting about all the things we have been to this week and what else we have planned.

13 Books About Women’s Pain Abby Norman, author of "Ask Me About My Uterus," recommends non-fiction about the suffering, healing, and triumph of the female body.

Marvel T-Shirts To Show Off Your Love for Avengers: Endgame These Marvel t-shirts are perfect to show your love for Avengers: Endgame! Represent your favorite hero for the final showdown.

10 Fictional Pandemics That Will Make You Sweat Or just the effect of Post-Apocalyptic Stress Disorder?

3 Alaska Native Poets For You To Read ASAP "Aaka,. hello, beloved, after the dark has shadowed you, you are still fragile, fragile in your pajamas as the fall spreads its cold over the expanse of water and the crying crane V their way south" You'll have to buy the book yourself to read the next stanza.

I Don't Read the Introductions in Books In high school I hadn't done so, and it took me an embarrassingly long time to figure out that the context other students were getting that I had missed out on was from reading the introduction and not some inherent knowledge they had about the period during which the book was published.

40 Outstanding Literary Keychains For Your Bookish Life Even though I keep it pretty simple, I love looking at the wide array of literary keychains out there and thinking about the ones I'd like in the future. The great thing about literary keychains, or really any keychains at all, is that they're relatively inexpensive and they can get a lot of use and admiration.

Essay Collections Keep Saving Me On the essay collection that rescued one reader from a slump, opening the door to more life-altering essays and an overall leveled-up reading life.

The Best Books You've Never Heard of, April 2019 We love buzzy books, new releases, and all the books, but, here, we turn the spotlight on under-the-radar books that deserve some love.

Excellent April Books Out in the UK Check out this selection of some of the best books coming out in the UK this April. Get reading! This novel from the German Nobel Laureate is part of Penguin European Writer series.

Great Conflict Without Great Gore? A Call for More In-Between Juvenile Fiction A middle school teacher seeks books for young readers that offer thoughtful messages without the gore and swearing. Where are the in-between books?

3 on a YA Theme: Best Friends Falling in Love While instant attraction and heart pounding crushes are exhilarating, there's something really satisfying about seeing the friendship foundation put down before moving into romantic territory. Here are three of my favorite books that feature this kind of relationship!

Lit Hub Daily: April 17, 2019 "Trust Exercise is surely a mosaic of deceit, fused from narrative bits, calling into question the reader's quaint notion of trust in an author." A profile of Susan Choi. - Lit Hub When Nelson Algren fell in love with Simone de Beauvoir: on the start of an affair that changed both writers’ lives.

Saint Bus Driver - J. E. McCafferty - Literary Roadhouse Ep 156 Discussion Notes: Saint Bus Driver This week's story: Saint Bus Driver by J. McCafferty Next week's story: The Hanging Stranger by Philip K. Dick Rated: Clean Gerald, Anais and Andy discuss "Saint Bus Driver" by J. McCafferty from the Winter 2019 issue of Carve Magazine.

How to Deal with Uncertainty When You're Writing Fear and uncertainty are defining characteristics of the writing profession, but you can work through them. If you asked a hundred writers, or any artists for that matter, what their biggest fear is, I'll bet at least 90% of them would say failure.

When Nelson Algren Fell in Love with Simone de Beauvoir Nelson Algren boarded the El on a Friday evening and rode it toward the Loop-beneath Milwaukee Avenue, through the narrow tunnel under the Chicago River, and then south under State Street.

Susan Choi is Done With Fairy Tales In her acclaimed American Woman, a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize, Susan Choi probed our enduring fascination with Patty Hearst, the enigma behind the Coke-bottle glasses, the clenched fist. Revolution is once again in the air.

An Argument for Slowing the F ck Down with War and Peace You may have already forgotten, but a couple of months back, we were thrown into a so-called "state of emergency." After the president declared a national emergency in order to build his wall and further militarize the border between the US and Mexico, some pointed out that he picked the wrong emergency.

Harold Bloom on Wallace Stevens, Young Love, and Old Age As I near the end of my eighties, I am aware of being in the elegy season. The majority of my close friends from my own generation have departed. I am haunted by many passages in Wallace Stevens, and one that I keep hearing centers his extraordinary poem, "The Course of a Particular":.

Embedded with the Beating Heart of Madagascar’s Literary Life It's cold in the pizza joint. Winter nights in Madagascar are chilly, and the tiny restaurant is in shadow until mid-afternoon. Those who attend Opération Bokiko's lunchtime meetings are bundled in peacoats, sweaters, and elegantly tied scarves.

Autumn in Japan and the Ways We Cling to Dying Things I long to be in Japan in the autumn. For much of the year, my job, reporting on foreign conflicts and globalism on a human scale, forces me out onto the road; and with my mother in her eighties, living alone in the hills of California, I need to be there much of the time, too.

A Cult Can Be You and Your Weird Charismatic Friend For a period of time after college, I lived with a shaman in Norway. He was an energetic, balding man with a stained yellow beard, and had a business card that said he was 5,000 years old.

Reading Women Talk Laila Lalami and Tahereh Mafi For Reading Women’s month on Ramadan Reading, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami and A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi. “When you have a multicultu…

What Are We Saying When We Call an Algorithm ‘Creative’? The artist Harold Cohen spent his life trying to create code that might be regarded as creative in its own right. Cohen began his career intending to be a conventional artist, and he seemed to be well on his way to achieving this goal when he represented Great Britain at the Venice Biennale in 1966, at the age of 38.

Days by Moonlight Three Hamlets: Schomberg, New Tecumseth, Marsville. Though I brushed my teeth a number of times, I couldn't lose the taste of brass. I'm almost certain that this was down to the cider I'd drunk the night before. All morning, I was reminded of 'amber mole.' My mother and Anne were on my mind, too.

The Biggest Roadblock Between You and Your Writing Once a week, twice if I'm unlucky, I've begun to demand something important from myself. I refuse to open my laptop for the entire day. To be clear, I'm not just doing this on days where I simply have little work to do, thus making computer use fairly optional to begin with.

Ep. 64 - The Moor's Account and A Very Large Expanse of Sea For our month on Ramadan Reading, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss The Moor’s Account by Laila Lalami and A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi.A special thanks to our sponsor for this episode of Reading Women: Novellic.

Ep. 31 No Thanks We're Booked Recommends In today’s episode Mollie and Katie talk about how Middle Grade March is going. But mostly* we discuss all the things that we’ve enjoyed over the past few months, and we lament that we both can’t shake the winter illnesses.

Literary Friction - Poetry With Hannah Sullivan In the words of celebrated Canadian poet Anne Carson, "if prose is a house, poetry is a man on fire running quite fast through it". Whether you're into Frank O'Hara or Emily Dickinson, Audre Lorde or e. cummings, Walt Whitman or Sylvia Plath, we've got something for you in this poetry-themed show.

Death by Wall Street Audible and Paperback Comparison Review Series: Detective Louis Martelli, NYPD, Mystery / Thriller Series Gary and Carolyn Wilhelm read the paperback and listened to book on Audible, and here is what they thought.Death by Wall Street: Rampage of the Bulls by Theodore Jerome Cohen: I have listened to the Audible version and also read the book.

5 Questions on How to Stay True to Yourself Create more conversations. I'm not saying what I write doesn't resonate, but great writers pull readers through their stuff. If you stop reading, there's a reason. Your attention went somewhere else. How do great writers - from fiction to self-help - keep us on the hook?

Create Your Own Writing Journey Writing is a significant portion of my life. I've written since I was a teenager. However, it was always my secret. I didn't share with anyone except maybe close friends. I was afraid to share with anyone outside my circle. However, later in life, I thought about a blog.

Finding The Motivation To Write There's a pretty awesome line in that movie The Breakup where Jennifer Aniston's character says something like, "I don't want you to do the dishes. I want you to want to do the dishes!" I feel like this is pretty damn near what it's like when you lack the motivation to write.

Reading Myself Aloud Roxana Robinson writes on her experience recording the audio version of her most recent novel, “Dawson’s Fall.”.

The Flip-Side of Writing for Free Some writers refuse to write for free and ask others to do the same with hopes they'll enact change in a bottom up approach to expand budgets. Others publish for the "exposure" thinking the right person will read their work if they put it out there and that will lead to a lucrative book deal or at least a regular writing gig.

5 Books that will BLOW YOUR MIND! Hello Everybody! My name is Sasha and I am a book-o-holic (and proud). I talk about every aspect of reading on my channel from book/movie reviews and tags to sketches and event vlogs! I also love to fangirl so if you need a friend to just freak out about a book or movie with, I got you!

What We Can Learn About Writing from "Hamilton" Hamilton is an international sensation. Fusing hip-hop and musical theater, Lin-Manuel Miranda created an impressive telling of Alexander Hamilton's life story. As writers, there's a lot we can learn from the show, its creation, and its namesake. As Aaron Burr says in Aaron Burr, Sir, let me offer you some free advice:.

Writing is like dating. These things that keep on getting back to your mind. This voice in your head, that image in front of your mind ? I am obsessed with writing. To me, It's like dating. You know when you just fell in love and want to do it all the time? I mean being intimately with the other person.

Zadie Smith Reads Frank O'Hara's Love Poem to Time via an Old-Fashioned Telephone Line That universal bittersweetness is what Frank O'Hara explores in twelve perfect lines in his 1950 poem "Animals," found in his Selected Poems and read here by Zadie Smith via an old-fashioned telephone line, part of Coudal's lovely Poetry After the Beep series.

Spokane Eliminates School Librarians, Continuing Trend of Disappearing School Libraries This week, Spokane, Washington, officials announced that librarians would be laid off at the end of the school year. This decision by Spokane Public Schools mirrors decisions made in the last few years in Chicago, as well as those more broadly.

Mid-month Wrap-up - April 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Want to Publish Nonfiction? Then Do This. Peggy works in the last aisle on the right, it's 12A, I think - the one with the wine. When I want a red, I go there. The shelves are loaded with Oregon Pinot. There is Cabernet from California, Shiraz from France. I explain to Peggy what I want or detail the recipe I'm working up, and she helps me choose a wine under 15 bucks.

Where Suspicion Meets Reality: How Conspiracy Enters the American Mainstream In the 1940s and 50s, more than 100 young boys at the Fernald School in Waltham, Mass., were invited to participate in what they were told was a special "science club." Fernald School was a residential institution, originally known as the Massachusetts School for the Feeble-Minded.

Announcing the 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners The winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes were announced yesterday, and while none of them probably have an actual line about how to pronounce "Pulitzer" like last year's winner for fiction, Less by Andrew Sean Greer, they are a fantastic bunch! You can see all the winners and finalists below, with descriptions provided by the Pulitzer site.

How to Find Your Freelance Writing Sweet Spot While you submit short stories and finish that memoir - wouldn't you like to pay the bills with writing? Enter content marketing: writing blogs, ebooks, emails, and any other form of written content that a sales or marketing team can use to educate and attract customers.

Reviewer IndieView with Laura from Berry’s Poetry Book Reviews Reviewer IndieView with Berry's Poetry Book Reviews.

Types of Writing Contracts and How to Approach Them In general, there are two types of writing contracts: work-for-hire agreements and publishing agreements. Whichever you're accustomed to, this article will discuss them further. Work-for-hire agreements are pretty straightforward. As a freelancer, you'll most likely be hired with this type of contract.

Notre Dame on Fire: Toward the Symbol at the Center of a City We were just putting the baby to bed when we realized there were more sirens than usual screaming past our windows on the Boulevard de Magenta. Something must be happening in Paris, we said to each other. I got on Twitter, where Notre Dame was trending.

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for April 16th, 2019 The best book deals of the day, hand-picked by Book Riot.

Notre Dame Is Never Lost This was certainly true for Victor Hugo, whose novel, Notre Dame de Paris inculcated a love of the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris in his society, and to generations thereafter. Yesterday's cathedral fire drove me back to the novel, in search of the soul of Notre Dame when its physical form seemed so likely to disappear before my eyes.

"Dear Scarlet" Is a Graphical Memoir of Postpartum Depression As someone who has written extensively about mothering and mental health in Asian America and in Asia, and the outsized impact of maternal mood disorders on immigrant parents and parents of color, Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression a graphic memoir by Calgary-based writer Teresa Wong hit me hard.

7 Incendiary Books About Fires Angie Kim, author of "Miracle Creek," recommends incendiary novels about how fires can change lives.

Do You Feel Like an Imposter Writing Your Own Memoir? And even if you have lived through times miraculous or bizarre, what makes you think the lessons you extract will apply to anyone else? Are you positive your POV is distinct enough to sustain a whole memoir? Isn't it true that all you really have is your voice?

Young At Heart: 25 Children's Books About Grandparents Grandparents are special. They dry our tears, always have a hug, and give us unending chocolate. In the best scenarios, they support us and adore us, and we in turn support and adore them.

5 YA Poetry Audiobooks Read By the Author Poetry is meant to be read aloud. The words and rhythms come alive when they're spoken, which is why we are so fortunate to be living in a time where audiobooks-and narrated by the author, no less!-are readily available.

On Creating Bookshelves For An All-Digital Public Library Try doing this with a Kindle Fire, NOOK, iPad, or other ereader device. It is much more difficult than using a physical book. This shelf contains ebooks and audiobooks of fiction dystopian novels.

Booksellers at Used Book Sales - Can You Not? I hope booksellers reconsider their strategies when it comes to used book sales, or at least are more aware of other shoppers when they're scanning and taking up whole aisles. Until then, I'll find a big book to use as my shield and, well, tally-ho!

5 Instagram Comics To Follow I first discovered Emily's Cartoons on tumblr, but I love following My Life as a Background Slytherin on Instagram because these hilarious Harry Potter inspired adventures always brighten my day. Who doesn't want to see a squat little Slytherin girl getting up to shenanigans at Hogwarts?

50 Must-Read Crime Novels on Shelves April–June 2019 And why was a three-digit number painted on the wall by the killer? And, most importantly, which of the man's many, many enemies did the deed? Baffled, the police are forced to bring in Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick, the author Anthony, who's really getting rather good at this murder investigation business.

An Open Letter to John Boyne Addressing Transphobia Around MY BROTHER’S NAME IS JESSICA Most people know you from your bestselling book The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and its chilling, heartbreaking film adaptation. You have name recognition and many people respect your ability to write gut-wrenching stories.

Short and Sweet: 6 One-Sitting Tearjerkers Get your dose of catharsis with these six heart-wrenching books that can be read in single sittings.

Cover Reveal: THE KILL CLUB By Wendy Heard Check out the cover reveal for THE KILL CLUB, a serial killer thriller by Wendy Heard!

Riot Recommendation: Who Are The Best Living Essay Writers? Come tell us who you think is the best living essay writer for a roundup of reader recommendations!

WSIRN Ep 180: Rearranging your life to read 600 books a year Today's guest is reading speed-demon Liberty Hardy, professional book nerd and host of Book Riot's All the Books podcast.

The Man Booker international shortlist and Nicole Flattery - books podcast On this week's show, we discuss the 2019 shortlist for the best fiction in translation with Boyd Tonkin, and speak to Nicole Flattery about her short story collection, Show Them a Good Time. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Lit Hub Daily: April 16, 2019 "If Buttigieg is elected, do I think it bodes well for his presidency that his favorite book is Ulysses? Yes." Tyler Malone on judging candidates by their shelves. - Lit Hub "Maybe I want to be more political and more radical, but what I really want to do is regain life." On Heike Geissler's grim account of the Amazon workplace.

I've been thinking about the girls of this world by Ali Benjamin I've been thinking about the girls of this world. From the back of the room, a father raised his hand. He glanced around tentatively. "How do you deal with…" he began, then frowned. When he continued, his voice was a little harder. "…with mean girls?

Beyond Good Writing: Two Literary Agents Discuss What Matters Most Good literary agents keep fighting for books they believe in. But how do agents decide which authors to rep? Two agents weigh in on the ideal project.

How to Raise a Strapping, Manly Little Boy Today, in many preschools, there exists a discipline tool called the Peace Corner. This is where children are directed when disagreements arise.

Heike Geissler’s Grim Account of the Amazon Workplace Midway through Seasonal Associate, Heike Geissler describes a day off from the Amazon warehouse. It is spent at the Leipzig Christmas market, drinking mulled wine, and then at the fine art museum, strolling through the galleries, looking at paintings, and taking her first deep breath since getting hired for the holiday rush.

Lauren Wilkinson on Writing the Family Life of a Spy This week, Lauren Wilkinson shows up in the Damn Library to talk about her novel American Spy, and everyone gets into the ways in which this is like a spy novel, and it isn’t, and the portrayal of real life people, and how to grapple with your fears by putting them in a book.

Cecelia Ahern on How She Writes a Novel a Year Cecelia Ahern’s new story collection, Roar, is available from Grand Central. Who do you most wish would read your book?I think the people I would most like to read ROAR are the people who think they know who I am and what I write.

Historical Fiction Can Be As Urgent As the News I've always been wary of historical fiction. I fear its motives, fear it will be arid and academic: a display of the author's esoteric knowledge of, say, sacred practices in Mesopotamia during the Seleucid Era or the marvels of Victorian button-work, offering the reader a way to live briefly in those times merely to avoid our own.

The Forgotten Massacre of Chinese Immigrants During the Mexican Revolution Lim's former country house is a chalet-style building with green roof tiles and redbrick walls whose color is intensified by lines of white mortar. The roof is curved and seems to break like an emerald wave onto the garden, in which dwell, alongside younger orange and grapefruit trees, a pair of ancient mulberries.

Literary Disco on the Enduring Genius of Jane Austen Today we head back to a classic of English literature as Julia, Rider, and Tod read and discuss one of Jane Austen's enduring novels of manners and marriage, Sense and Sensibility. Tod and Rider also give an update on their recent experiences at the AWP and Emerald City Comic Con conferences, respectively.

Ernest Hemingway's Lessons on Writing Before I dive into the many great tips from this amazing writer I have to confess I only read The Old Man and the Sea. His qualities as a writer are beyond measure. Hemingway is one of the world's most well-known and loved writers. Many other authors have been inspired by his work.

An Instinctive Feeling of Innocence He wanted to stand on a balcony and look out onto a grand boulevard. It was to be as massive as the one in Beijing or, even better, the one in Paris-a Romanian Champs-Élysées to replace the old boyars' houses with their rotten roofs and unkempt gardens, wiping away the winding old alleyways where epidemics could break out at any moment.

On the Decision to Make Patrick Bateman a Serial Killer I began making notes for American Psycho in the last week of December 1986 and started outlining it in the early spring of 1987, after I'd moved to New York and was about to rent a condo on Thirteenth Street-in a building previously noted for the fact that Tom Cruise lived there, even though the East Village was considered a semi-desolate area.

I'll Never Be A Good Writer! It hasn't been long that I started my work on a fiction book. But my head, as usual, has started its work. Scaring me. I was reading a book by Jennifer Niven, "Holding up the universe." The author's selection of words was very precise and had beautifully described the story.

The Long and Short of It How to find the proper length for every element of your story. Well… sort of. It’s hardly a science!

Episode 143: Sense and Sensibility Today we head back to a classic of English literature as Julia, Rider, and Tod read and discuss one of Jane Austen’s enduring novels of manners and marriage, Sense and Sensibility.

5 Writing Tips for Writers Who Do Not Exist Writers who offer advice often forget about one part of their audience: the non-existent one. I'm here to change that with 5 tips for writers who don't exist:. A common mistake is to over-think your topic until you're too scared to start writing.

How My Habits Fight Me Writing that's rhythmical can greatly please the reader, but it depends on the quality of that rhythm. This is one of the reasons pros suggest that writers read their work aloud. When I do this, I listen not only for awkward phrasing or incorrect words; I hear the beat.

Five-Step Process for Writing a Book Index Even readers who are enthusiastic users of indexes ask me this question. Indexes areubiquitous in nonfiction books, yet people rarely stop to consider how or who makes this document. Perhaps you have faced this dilemma, as the author of a nonfiction book.

Writing Advice Gleaned from a Research Library Something occurred to me as I sifted through what remains of the lives of my literary heroes and heroines who left their papers to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University.

A Poem from Forrest Gander’s Be With, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize The following is a poem from Be With, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize. The Sounding. What closes and then luminous? What opens and then dark? And into what do you stumble but this violet extinction? With froth on your lips. 8:16 a.m. The morning's sleepy face.

How Odd Are My Book Opinions?! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

What Does Ulysses Tell Us About Pete Buttigieg? I can't count the times over the past few weeks that I've been asked about Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana. Until last month, he was a potential 2020 presidential hopeful with no name recognition and even less of a chance of winning the Democratic nomination.

Q1 Goals Wrap Up & Q2 Goals Read at least 12 books per month 2. Read at least 5 books per month from my pre 2019 TBR 3. Read at least 2 non-fiction per month 4.

Jacqueline Woodson's Lovely Letter to Children About Kindness, Presence, and How Books Transform Us Complement with other wonderful letters from A Velocity of Being by Jane Goodall, Rebecca Solnit, Alain de Botton, and a 100-year-old Holocaust survivor. Dear Young Reader,.

Thanks for Joining Us for Persist: the Feminist Book Club! This edition of Persist: a Feminist Book Club has wrapped! Come get the next dates and title!

Episode 24 - Amber Tamblyn and Where the Crawdads Sing In this episode, Abbe shares what she's been reading: the wildly popular novel, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Then, she sits down with activist, actress and author Amber Tamblyn to discuss her memoir-cum-manifesto, Era of Ignition.

I Love the Process of Outlining a Book Writing a novel can be frightening. Learn more about using an outline in order to keep your story moving and audiences engaged.

Altering Characterization Through Diction & Rhetoric By now, some of you may have noticed I don't talk like your typical twenty year-old college student. However, I can assure you I use the word "like" every three or four sentences when I am speaking with friends in real life.

How to Read Like a Writer and Boost Your Writing Skills If you want to improve your writing craft, you need to read—a lot. Here's how to read like a writer and become a better writer in the process.

30 Words You Are Probably Getting Wrong! We all have our pet peeves, but if words are your thing, someone who inadvertently butchers their meaning rubs you the wrong way. You may, however, be guilty of inadvertently butchering words yourself. Here are 30 words you are probably getting wrong.

A Writer's Guide To Outsmarting Imposter Syndrome If these sound like thoughts that run through your head, you may be experiencing something called Impostor Syndrome. And you wouldn't be alone: over 70% of people report experiencing Impostor Syndrome at some point in their career.

Slayer - REVIEW In which I discuss my spoiler free thoughts on Salyer by Kiersten White… LIPSTICK: ABH Liquid Lipstick in Crush and Jeffree Star Celebrity Skin mixed together…

In praise of the Shitty First Draft. I am talking to a friend, a brilliant writer of narrative non-fiction. It's nearly lunchtime, and he tells me that he has been catching up with friends, sorting out a few niggling home repairs, and going through a long-neglected box of press cuttings.

What I've been reading lately: the new and the notable Welcome to Quick Lit, where we share short and sweet book reviews of what we've been reading lately. Jump in anytime and share yours: write about your recent reads on your blog or on your Instagram account, and leave the link in the comments section.

"The Left Hand of Darkness" Is the Anti-Nationalist Book We Need Right Now Le Guin and the Critics, she calls Left Hand "one of the seminal texts of science fiction, as important and influential as Mary Shelley's Frankenstein." Set thousands of years from now, The Left Hand of Darkness follows human Genly Ai on his mission to Gethen, an icy, alien world.

The Impossible Cost of the Sex Tax "Nia," a short story by Zdravka Evtimova.

7 Non-Fiction Books About Filipinx America by Pinoy Writers Fiction writers are often expected to address such absences. And I get it: there's a particular vitality to fiction that makes the past come alive, when an author manages to turn a fact about war into flesh and blood.

Do Crime Like a Victorian: 11 Nonfiction Recommendations This list highlights 11 nonfiction books about Victorian crime and the legendary criminals who were among the era's most infamous celebrities. Read a few of these, grab a time machine, and then you, too, can do crime like a Victorian. Boy, did Victorians love crime.

8 Books about Passover for Children and Babies One, because it seems like children's books are all I read these days, and I thought it would be useful to have some good books about Passover for children and babies to read to my toddler daughter both now and when she gets older.

Your Horoscope Says You Need Zodiac Notebooks Find the perfect zodiac notebooks and zodiac journals with this guide to all things star signs, moon signs, and more.

The Detail That Most CAT PERSON Discussions Missed In the early stages of dating, the other person often seems like a projection or cipher. Margot constantly tries to talk herself into her attraction to Robert and convince herself that he's a safe person. Some people who give off creepy vibes in person can seem exciting via text.

QUIZ: What Graphic Novel Should You Read Next? Share your favorite graphic novel in the comments! Check out more Comic and Graphic Novel recommendations from Book Riot, or take these quizzes to help you find your next favorite book:. What Essay Collection Should You Read Next? What YA Book Should I Read Next?

The Problem of the So-Called Forgotten Woman and Patriarchal Histories She might not be obvious, she might not be standing at the door waiting for you, but she's there. She's in the pages of those books that talk about women from history, their lives and their inspiring ways. Perhaps she's even made the front cover. But she is there, I promise.

Queer Poetry Collections to Read During National Poetry Month WoC Poets to Read During National Poetry Month. 50 Best Contemporary Poetry Books.

7 Terrific Audiobooks with Theatrical Narrators The following audiobooks have exceptional narrators with superior acting skills. I absolutely adored each one of these performances and hope that my fellow audiobook lovers will find some new favorites on this list. This may be my favorite audiobook narration ever.

20 Of Your Favorite Books About Spooky Or Dangerous Houses We want to be scared of a house! So we turned to you to supply the scares and asked for your favorite books about spooky or dangerous houses. And now we're hiding under the covers-plenty of space to join us-while checking out your amazing list of books about spooky or dangerous houses!

Giveaway: WICKED SAINTS by Emily A. Duncan Duncan to give away to 5 Riot readers! Just complete the form below to enter. This sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States and entries will be accepted until 11:44:59 pm, April 21, 2019. Winner will be randomly selected. Complete rules and eligibility requirements available here.

Famous Bibliophiles And Their Book Collections! Critical Linking, April 15, 2019 Daily round-up of awesome bookish news and links!

Lit Hub Daily: April 15, 2019 In honor of the 67th birthday of Ralph Ellison’s masterpiece, Invisible Man, here are 25 of the novel’s best covers. - Lit Hub “Who if not us?” 17 writers on the role of fiction in addressing climate change. - Lit Hub The timeless appeal of an American in Paris: on the literary romance of the city of lights.

My Reading Life by Toni Yuly I did not grow up a big reader. My family was really into sports and we watched a lot of TV, especially cartoons, I don't remember hearing a good night story before bed or enjoying reading, except for comic books, as a young child. I loved comic books.

How to Use Your Outline When Writing Your First Draft Here are my top tips for organizing and using your outline notes, however few or many they may be. Here's the thing about piles upon pile of rambling notes that circle around randomly: they get to be a mess quick. This is especially true if you outline longhand like I do.

Ep273: Spring Forward, A People's Future Part II This week we're reading two stories that imagine rather bleak futures. In one, books have been outlawed and people have to write stories on their own skin. In the other, a strongman leader is putting the sun on trial. Plus: what did the future of food look like at the start of the 20th century?

Write Your Stupidest Ideas The best writing advice is a no-brainer: "Just write." But to elaborate on that, here is what "just write" means to me:. Write it even if you think it has already been said. Write it even if you think no one cares. Write it even if you haven't quite figured out where you're going with it.

Saying No to Twitter: What Authors Need to Know No matter what your publisher, your friend or any author says, if you don't want to be on Twitter, then you don't have to be on Twitter. It's a platform that can be used successfully, but that doesn't mean it's right for you. It's a much better strategy to focus on the things you do like.

To a Kid Launched One Year After the iPhone Soon, we'll have an app to sync the heartbeats of all three Billion unique users. Soon, image captures will construct Mosaics of the three billion fields of vision Corresponding to each heartbeat. Soon, each present Will feel identical to the next.

Apple Thieves” Gardens grow backward and forward In the mind; in the driest season, flowers. Of the original fourteen, five trees Grow streetside, outside the hedge. To their branches my neighbor, a retired Statistician, has clothes-pegged Slips of paper, white pocket handkerchiefs.

Catherine Lacey on Self-Inflicted Wounds When the ending to this story arrived, I was so relieved, because I had even less of a clue where "Cut" was going than I usually do when writing fiction. I think I knew, whether consciously or not, that the cut would not heal, nor would it advance to an extreme, but beyond that I was happily lost.

Cut” Still, despite the unforgiving angle, Peggy always paused to appreciate the inert drapery of her labia, and in a way her vagina seemed to gaze through those drapes, giving Peggy the vague feeling that her vagina was deeply appreciative that no entire human being had ever passed through its mouth.

25 of the Best Covers for Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man Share:Share on Facebook Click to share on Twitter Click to share on Google+ MoreClick to share on LinkedIn Click to share on Reddit Click to share on Tumblr Click to share on Pinterest Click to share on Pocket Sixty-seven years ago, on April 14, 1952, Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man was published to instant critical acclaim.

17 Writers on the Role of Fiction in Addressing Climate Change In 2019, climate change continues to wreak devastating havoc on the planet. Cyclone Idai-a storm of exceptional power that was intensified by climate change-has to-date left more than 700 people dead in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Why Are So Many Fictional Teens Entering Cults? In 1978, more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple, the cult founded by Jim Jones, died by poisoning in a mass murder-suicide in Guyana that eventually became known as the Jonestown Massacre.

Prepping for MFA Programs as a Person of Color Like interviews, wedding proposals, and acts of revolution, many changes in life start with a well-posed question. For many weeks, I've been launching myself into phone calls and scheduled webinars where I don't only have my fingers wrapped around a single inquiry, but a good handful of them.

The Timeless Appeal of an American in Paris Literary pilgrims to Paris, however ardent, tend toward crises of faith. A whole genre has flowed from the deflated hopes of writers who once believed the muse to be Gallic, living in a garret, and partial to Americans abroad. Of course, American writers don't have a monopoly on disappointment about Paris.

5 Books You May Have Missed in March In the year or so I've been writing this column, I've begun to pay more attention to smaller presses, and not simply because their books are ones often missed by readers. I've begun to pay more attention to the quality of the work small and independent and university presses release-and the particularity of that work.

Where Grizzly Bears and Hobby Farmers Come Face to Face Human hunters moved north into what would become Montana on the heels of the receding ice, coming into the Mission Valley when the land was yet raw and studded with erratics. Only the first scrim of vegetation covered bedrock, and generations of men and women watched the river sort cobble from sand.

Veronica Chambers on Her Storytelling Education I'm Will Schwalbe, and you're listening to But That's Another Story. I'll never forget the first night my parents ever left me alone-totally alone-in our house. I was nine or so, and they wouldn't be out late, and they left a phone number to call in case of emergency.

Sell More Books With Guest Blogging There's no question in my mind that guest blogging helps sell books. But it's a powerful book marketing tactic for other reasons, too. Here are several of them:. You get the point, right? Guest blogging is an important online book marketing tactic. If you want to get the most from your guest blogging, be strategic about it.

3 Thriller Reviews - Upcoming Books Spoilers begin about 13 minutes in. Books featured: - I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney. Out April 23rd, kindly gifted by Flatiron. - The Missing Years by Lexie…

A Prompt to Spark Your Creativity We are well on our way through April now, but I wanted to take a moment to formally share some details on the Writing Challenge for this month and announce the winners of the March Lit Up Challenge. They are old pros at writing prompts: offering up a new one each week is their thing.

5 Helpful Tools for the Constant Blogger In fact, there's no better time to be a blogger. It's easier than it's ever been to share your writing with the world. Furthermore, there are tons of tools out there to help you get started, build your audience, and sustain success. In this post, we'll show you some of our favorite online tools for bloggers.

Books I Read In March. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Damian Barr on his novel, You Will Be Safe Here and Candice Carty Williams' debut, Queenie Damian Barr, Candice Carty Williams, Beckett's novels and Julián Fuks literary postcard.

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for April 14th, 2019 Sponsored by our iPad mini giveaway. Enter to win here! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they're hot! Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harrari for $3.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. Varina by Charles Frazier for $2.99.

The Book Love Foundation Summer Book Club: supporting teachers, supporting learning by Penny Kittle, Clare Landrigan, Fran McVeigh I feel a tug on the back of my dress as I walk down the hall to debrief with the first-grade team of teachers. I shift my stance wondering if I somehow caught my hem on something. Then I hear her voice. Miss Clare. I turn and see her small fingers wrapped tightly around the bottom of my dress.

Announcing the Best Translated Book Award 2019 Longlists The majority are either independent or university presses. Are you looking for a book published by a small press for your Read Harder challenge? What about a book translated by a woman? This award is a great place to start!

9 Seattle Sports Romance Series I mean, that's one thing that can happen. I stumbled into this corner of Romancelandia and was intrigued to find Seattle so well-represented in sports romance. Sadly, I didn't find a lot of authors of color writing Seattle sports romances. If you've got any, send 'em my way!

Sunday Reading: Crimes of Passion From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces by St. Clair McKelway, Nathan Heller, James Lasdun, Janet Malcolm, Joan Acocella, and Carl Elliott on dramatic murder trials, where the accused were romantically entwined.

Blogs for Self-Publishers, April 6 - 12, 2019 - The Book Designer Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked. Comment. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Name. Email. Website. × four = 36.

Creating Medium Content I've been posting on Medium daily now. I have seen this piece of advice to write daily so often throughout Medium articles. At first, I had so much to write about. I loved having a place to write whatever comes to mind and getting out all of my emotions, it was sort of like therapy to me.

Are Any Of These 3 Mistakes Destroying Your Author Career? "Ha ha," we say, "we are smarter than those outdated, slow-moving behemoths in traditional publishing! They are the past. We are the future. Hail the new wave of publishing!" I mean, talk about an industry that can't go to where the puck is headed.

My Sustainable Period - Lauren and the Books Join me on my quest for the most sustainable of periods! Products mentioned: MoonCup:…

Building a character Do you have problems bringing your characters to life? This exercise might help. It generates a lot of material, and you might not use all of it in the end, but the process of working through the…

Best Classic Stories Retold If you believe writers have already told all the best stories, what could be better than the retelling of a beloved tale? How about one with a modern twist and strong female characters?

From an Idea to a Finished Manuscript I remember the moment very clearly - I was riding in the backseat of my parent's Subaru one evening, cracking away at my latest young adult fiction book I was reading. That book was "Stargirl" by Jerry Spinelli.

5 Surefire Ways To Fail Your Academic Thesis The Internet and libraries are awash with guidebooks and articles on numerous tips to ace academic dissertations. And I am painfully familiar with them, having managed to survive two episodes of writing full-fledged academic dissertations about sociopolitical and religious issues in Thailand and Japan respectively.

Writing Battle Scenes: Objectives I've obsessed with battle scenes ever since my dad took me to watch the remastered Star Wars trilogy in theaters as a kid. Any movie that even might have a battle scene in it I watched. Sci-fi, fantasy, military, medieval times, gunpowder era, anything that pitted two major forces against each other.

Tips for Making a Writing Space That Fosters Creativity and Inspiration There is no such thing as a perfect writing space - what is real is the place that you can call yours. Daydreaming is rarely a waste of time, but rather than fantasizing about your perfect writing space, you should create it.

How Persuasive Writing Helps You Get a Raise & Other Goodies If you think persuasive communication is only for the sales and marketing teams, you're missing out. You could persuade your way to funding for new equipment, approval to increase head count, a new office with a window, or even a raise. You use persuasion more often than you think.

Social Media Detox Vlog - 4.7.19 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Why it's Important to Waste Time When Writing When I work non-stop for days, I suffer a burn-out and become unproductive. I don't give my mind and body the rest it needs.

How to Break the Blank Page Wall Well, I think you need to begin at the beginning. Your writing is already there, whether you have a pen in hand or your notebook spread open in front of you. Every person is the sum total of their experiences. The more and more varied experiences you have will help dictate the richness of your imagination to a degree.

15 Creative Ways to Find Story Inspiration If you're reading this, we're going to go ahead and guess that you're not writing right now. And if you're not writing because you're despairing about ever discovering your next great story idea, we're here to offer you some comfort: you're not alone.

Stop Waiting for an Original Breakthrough I interviewed a friend who's a local musical performer, and he reinforced this opinion of mine. He told me that originality was pretty much using other people's ideas in a creative, revamped, and refreshing way. All great creatives have stood on the shoulders of geniuses; they have built upon the brilliance of those they looked up to.

IndieView with A. Mon, author of The Little Book of Magical Tales What would you like readers to know about you? I believe in magic. What are you working on now? A picture book, about a little orca and his journey to get reunited with his mother. End of Interview:. Get your copy of The Little Book of Magical Tales from Amazon US or Amazon UK.

Writing Memoir Was it a dream or reality? The characters are exceedingly polite with no reason to mistrust each other. Reading Buried Giant was like living in a room full of Alzheimer's patients: frustrating, slow, but at the same time, a persistent edge of panic threatens the calm.

Great Makerspace Books for Children If you don't have access to a makerspace at your library, or want to do additional tinkering at home, these books can also be inspirational or instructional for any at-home makers and creators. This book is a great instructional book that I think exemplifies what the makerspace movement was all about.

Weekend Giveaway: THE FALL OF CRAZY HOUSE by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet Twin sisters Becca and Cassie barely got out of the Crazy House alive. Now they're trained, skilled fighters who fear nothing-not even the all-powerful United regime. Together, the sisters hold the key to defeating the despotic government and freeing the people of the former United States.

Lit Hub Weekly: April 8 – 12, 2019 Viet Thanh Nguyen on how not to bore your audience at a reading - Philip Dray on Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s new book and the "glorious failure" of Reconstruction - Annie Proulx on freewheeling nature writer Ellen Meloy - Chris Rush on how a painter becomes a writer - The allure of Killing Eve's cool-girl assassin - Your starter kit for the weird...

Best of the Best LES MISÉRABLES Covers Let's celebrate our love of Les Mis with this round up of the best of the best Les Misérables covers, just in time for the new BBC adaptation!

10 Ways to Make Home Reading a Path to Lifelong Literacy by Kyla McDonald Home Reading is ideally a time for your reader to unplug and instead connect to the world of stories, information and adventures. Unfortunately, the ideal is not always possible. Busy households can make home reading a chore, or worse a battlefield. As a mama, a teacher and a librarian, I have come face to face with reading frustrations.

"On a Sunbeam," the Sci-Fi Comic That Reimagines Utopia "We may be freshmen," Grace declares, "but you can't put an age limit on passion and dedication." "On a Sunbeam" is less like any other American comic, page by page, than it is like a film by Hayao Miyazaki.

My Top 10 Big Books Aaaah somehow I forgot to mention my 10th book but for those of you who are wondering it is A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray! The Books Italian…

Judith Briles Adds to Her Series of How-Tos for Writers Patricia Tripp, CSP and Past President of the National Speakers Association, said it perfectly and I can't beat that: "Learning from Judith Briles could well be your best purchase of the year." It boils down to experience.

Writing When You Hate Every Sentence There comes a time in every writer's life when everything you put on the page seems wrong. Re-reading becomes an exercise in humiliation as you wonder what the heck you were thinking. Every word sounds off, every sentence seems inelegant, and the worst part is that you have no idea how to fix it.

Trash My Tbr - You Decide What I Keep My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Mary Sue Novels Many people have become familiar with the term Mary Sue. If you aren't, it refers to a character in a work of fiction, typically fan-fiction but it has spread to all fiction at this point, who faces no real challenges, is instantly loved by everyone in the story world, and never really has to work for their success.

The NYC Midnight Writing Challenges: Why I Enter When I Have No Expectation Of Winning. A group of my writing friends have been entering these contests for the past few years. So far, I've participated both in the short story challenge and flash challenge twice each.

I'm a Panster Planning a Series Oh, hello my fellow writers. If you've made it this far then I'm assuming that you, like me, are a panster. Someone who writes their work not from an intricately detailed outline, but on the fly. By the seat of their pants. Whimsically. We put our characters on the paper and we follow where they lead.

How to Create a Podcast Over the years, Podcasts have grown tremendously and today they are a hub for learning, growing and consuming information, especially in the Business, Motivation and Life-Coaching, and News spaces.

BOOKMARKED - Chapter 23: Romance in Books Welcome to BOOKMARKED, a weekly discussion liveshow featuring Hailey, Zoë, and Hannah. Join us…

Routine Chores Can Boost Your Creativity Doing something dull and boring could actually improve your creativity, according to a study published last month. I was really interested to read this as the concept supports a writing habit that I have found really helpful for some time now.

Struggling with creative block? Here are a few quick tips You sat down in front of your laptop. Switched off the phone. Shooed away everyone else. And now you're about to start writing. But nothing comes to your mind. You want to write a mesmerizing story or finish an article but you can't. You're feeling stuck.

How to Write an Original Fantasy Novel Almost every fantasy novel or series contains tropes - they exist for a reason. But if you want to make your novel stand out, there are a variety of ways to avoid falling into the same writing traps and cliches and come up with something original.

Don't Publish Yet Don’t be in a hurry to publish; editing works even better with a fresh set of eyes.

7 Questions People Ask Me About Screenwriting At the end of 2017, I released Zelos, an independent feature film that I wrote and produced. I spent several months through 2018 touring with the film at festivals and Q&A screenings across Australia and overseas - and was often approached for advice about how to go about writing a screenplay.

Favourite Stand Alone Books of All Time! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Julian Assange and the History of Celebrities Wielding Books Footage of the arrest was dramatic, like something out of a John le Carré novel: a cloudy morning, a quiet London street with a red postbox on the corner, a struggling man dragged bodily into a police van as he shouted about the unlawfulness of what was happening.

Acting Techniques For Writing Villains It's always fun for writers to create the bad ass. That evil-as-sin antagonist. The problems often arise when we're halfway through our stories, and that bad guy runs out of steam. It's often a challenging time for writers. We demand more madness and fire from these characters as our stories are upping the ante and raising the stakes.

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Please Stop Telling Me Writer's Block Isn't Real I'm sorry if I seem like I'm being rude, but really, enough already with the articles informing me I don't really have writer's block, and instead am just:. Then there are the solutions offered suggesting that in order to get over the problem I need to:.

How To Write a Novel : The Complete 20-Step Guide But also, as you will know when you get to this point, this is really just the beginning of your journey. Your book isn't nearly ready to publish yet. This is a novel writing guide, not a novel revising guide. But I'll give you a few pointers on what to do after you write your novel:.

Reading: The Tools to Write, Part One Toward the end of 2018, I announced in Lessons from the Goodread Challenge my intention to read more deliberately - and slowly - in 2019. At the time of that article, I had recently finished As Close to Us as Breathing, by Elizabeth Poliner and was reading The Great Believers, by Rebecca Makkai, which was the first book I finished in 2019.

A Cure for Overwriting Overwriting afflicts most first drafts; it's the writer's common cold. If you have been multiply rejected by literary agents, I can almost guarantee you suffer from this illness. If you're writing a plot-driven story, then you won't want overwriting to detract from what's next.

How to Write a Viral Humor Piece So I'll try to write the same thing." But then I never really stopped to think if I thought X was good in the first place. What's a belief that you used to have that held you back? How did you let go of it? I used to think I had to make the sentence I was on good before moving to the next one.

Why You Should Try the Worst Writing Job Ever Here's some irony: I spent six years writing the driest, most dispassionate prose imaginable, and it helped my creative writing more than any of the artistic work I've ever done. Moreover, it paid the bills, left me plenty of time to do my own writing, write, and even funded a pension that I am fully enjoying now.

How to Write When You Lack Time and Motivation And even if you have the availability, summoning the motivation can be even more challenging. Because after spending most of your waking hours on other duties, you'd love nothing more than some rest and relaxation. At the same time, you realize that if you are ever going to reach your goals, you need to produce new work consistently.

My Biggest College Regret - Off Topic I have many, many feelings on my college experience. Lots of negatives, lots of positives. Here are just a few of my feelings, hopefully directed at some of the…

Links I love It is suddenly spring here, so this weekend I'll be digging up whatever it is I wear when it's 75 degrees out. First things first: I have a serious amount of work to do today but all I want to do is finish this book. My favorite finds from around the web:.

Predicting the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction In just a few short days, on April 15th, the announcement of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction-yes, contrary to recent tweets by a certain someone's son, it's a real award-will become the popular culture news event of the day. The Pulitzer Prize, of course, isn't the only major literary award that gets people talking.

Bryan Washington's "Lot" Reminds Us What Community Really Means The term "community" is one of the most worn out phrases of the early aughts. I've had more than three job titles featuring the word "community." Each of these jobs had entirely different goals and tasks I completed in front of a computer. Every nonprofit I have interacted with has "community" peppered in mission and value statements.

The 20 Best Debut Novels of the First Half of 2019 That rush has inspired me to create Debutiful, a literary website dedicated to celebrating debut authors and their books through book reviews and author interviews. Narrowing down this list of debuts was difficult.

James Holzhauer, Jeopardy! Champion and Reading Superstar He set a single-game record on Wednesday, April 9, by winning an unbelievable $110,914. The 34-year-old professional gambler from Las Vegas went on record with his game-play strategy, noting that it was utilizing children's nonfiction books from the library that helped him bone up his knowledge quickly.

7 Astrophysics Books For Ordinary People Explore the secrets of the universe, starting on your library bookshelf! Try these astrophysics books for ordinary people.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Trailer Is Out and We Love It A family where a severed hand, a Frankenstein's monster, and a carpet monster gather together. Wednesday Addams becoming a meme for taking no nonsense. We got a trailer for a 3D movie featuring this quirky household, complete with the finger snapping and an epic version of the theme song.

15 Books About ADHD Looking for books about ADHD, both nonfiction and fiction books? Read on for 15 of the best. I was diagnosed with ADHD in high school, along with another learning disorder, after a few very long years filled with missed homework assignments, teacher eye rolls, mystified parents, and a great deal of yelling and tears.

Snag Bookish Greeting Cards at Trader Joe's! Trader Joe's has some awesome bookish greeting cards right now.

12 Essential Southern Cookbooks I love this soul food cookbook. In addition to straightforward recipes for fried chicken, every cut of pork, grits, and other Southern staples, it's filled with Strobel's own poetry and musings, tales of her restaurateuring, and just…style. Strobel's food has style and endless appeal.

10 Quotes from RAMONA THE PEST to Celebrate Beverly Cleary's 103rd Birthday Happy Birthday, Beverly Cleary. Here are 10 excellent quotes from RAMONA THE PEST to celebrate.

YA Earworms That'll Get Stuck In Your Head For those who aren't familiar with the term, earworms are those songs that get stuck in your head for whatever reason. It could be that you heard it in a commercial or on your streaming music service of choice. It could be that you woke up with the lyrics to "Frosty The Snowman" in your head in the middle of March for no reason.

12 Books To Help You Transition To Pet Parenthood: List List #344 At Business Insider, 12 Books To Help New Pet Owners Transition To Pet Parenthood. at Buzzfeed, 10 "Game Of Thrones" Podcasts You Should Listen To This Season. at Time, 10 Books That Will Help You Solve Your Financial Problems.

Giveaway: HELLBOY Omnibus and Short Stories In 1994, Mike Mignola released the first Hellboy series, Seed of Destruction, and introduced the world to the Right Hand of Doom, the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, and one of the most iconic comic book characters-and universes-of all time.

50 Must-Read Literary Biographies A well balanced biography about a woman whose life is as well known as her books; still, you'll find some tidbits in this biography that you've probably never known, and might come to see Woolf in a new light-for better or worse. Hermione Lee is a master biographer.

Giant Mural Of A Bookcase Transforms The Side Of An Apartment In Utrecht: Critical Linking, April 12, 2019 Your daily dose of bookish news and links from around the web.

Lit Hub Daily: April 12, 2019 "The most interesting place exists between how people see themselves and how other people do." Wright Thompson on the fine art of American sportswriting. - Lit Hub "Literary propaganda was a company-wide preoccupation." The CIA scheme that brought Doctor Zhivago to the world.

Rachel Carson's Bittersweet Farewell to the World: Timeless Advice to the Next Generations from the Woman Who Catalyzed the Environmental Movement Your support really matters. You can also become a Spontaneous Supporter with a one-time donation in any amount:. Need to cancel a recurring donation? Go here. $3 / month. $5 / month. $7 / month. $10 / month. $25 / month. Newsletter. Facebook. Twitter.

Tragedies of Ambition: On the Fine Art of American Sportswriting My hometown is an agricultural community named Clarksdale, Mississippi, at the intersection of Highways 61 and 49. If you know it at all, it's as the home of the Delta blues, the droning, driving 12 bars of pain and joy that sprang from the surrounding plantations.

The CIA Scheme That Brought Doctor Zhivago to The World In 1956, Sergio D'Angelo made a journey by train from Moscow southwest to the Soviet-made writers' colony Peredelkino. He was there to meet the rock-star famous writer Boris Pasternak, whose poetry was so beloved that, if he paused during a reading, audiences would shout the missing words.

How Ramona Quimby Helps Kids Make Sense of This Unstable World Fifty years ago, a five-year-old Oregon girl sang and skipped through her living room, urging her mother onward-though, she protested defiantly, she was not pestering. She was simply unable to contain her excitement to get started with the morning.

8 Books That Define and Defy the Canon of Hip Hop Literature About 20 years later than you would've expected, hip hop literature is finally developing something like a canon.

Reading Neruda and Learning to Heal My Diasporic Wounds When and how can you start to tell the story of where you or your family come from? ¿The why of being in another country? ¿And should you? Growing up in San Rafael, California, after emigrating alone from El Salvador at the age of nine, I never asked these questions.

Surviving False Dawns: On Joy Division and Life in a Far Distant Suburb "As we age, we grow embarrassed at our own seriousness, from remembering being that teenager sat in their bedroom, underlining words in a book. But as adults we can also forget the deep communion that music and literature can inspire, the sense of rightness clicking into place.

Reclaiming Anger and Denial: A Red Ink Roundtable Red Ink is a quarterly series curated and hosted by Michele Filgate at Books are Magic, focusing on women writers, past and present. The next conversation, "Authenticity," will take place on April 19th at 7 pm, and feature Mira Jacob, Jennifer Pastiloff, Deborah Landau, Grace Talusan, and Hannah Tinti.

Charlie Jane Anders on Space Colonization, Permanent Midnight, and Nuclear War The New Books Network is a consortium of author-interview podcast channels dedicated to raising the level of public discourse by introducing serious authors to a wide public via new media. They publish 100 new interviews every month and serve a large, worldwide audience.

How What I’ve Learned as an Actor Can Apply to Storytelling Like every artist, I long for that moment when all my years of work crescendo into a monumental masterpiece that is a testament to my singular focus, painstakingly chiseled craft, layered technique, and profound understanding of my purpose. Like many, I also suspect that I labor with the shadowy doubt that that will ever happen.

Lit Hub Recommends: Susan Choi, Santa Clarita Diet, and Walt Whitman This month, I am recommending a black and white film. It is also in French. Sorry! But I mean, it’s Canadian French, which is honestly a whole different game, and it’s a completely un-self-serious delight. The original title was Charlotte a du fun but in America it’s being shown as Slut in a Good Way.

How Eleanor Roosevelt Revolutionized Politics Eleanor Roosevelt entered the White House on March 4, 1933, as the wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. By the time she exited it twelve years later, she could be said to have effected more enduring social change than her husband.

Holiday TBR - Lauren and the Books These are the books I plan to read on holiday. Books mentioned: The Scapegoat:…

Kaleidoscope - finding patterns in broken lessons They… the ones who seem to have it all figured out. The ones who seems to know what they are doing and are slaying the metaphorical it every time, again and again. They… who are living legends, or have become immortals through their art. They… who tells you the stories of their becoming.

April is National Poetry Month When I was in high school, my literature class had a section on poetry. I had to choose a poem, study it, and then give my analysis of the poem to the class.

Looking At Stats Ruins Productivity Let's be honest; we've probably looked at your stats before reading this. How many times have you checked it today? As I'm writing this, it's 4:24 PM on a Monday and I've looked at mine about 8 times. I'm not sure what I was expecting to see. A spike in views?

How to Write When You Don't Feel Like it I don't feel like writing. And yet here I am, typing away at an advice article on how to push through those days where literally anything sounds better than staring at a screen with vacant eyes and an empty brain. So how can you crank through that word count when your brain doesn't want to?

Chris Cander: The Weight of a Piano Chris Cander’s The Weight of a Piano explores characters with passionate attachments to things that have been lost.

READING VLOG: 500 Pages + Beautiful Weather! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Us - Movie Review Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

Booktuber Of The Year 2019 I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

Javier Marías - A Heart So White BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

Are you - Nobody - too? Our Poetry Bonanza has arrived! In this episode - titled to pay homage to Frank's favorite Emily Dickinson stanza - he and Gwen get to read and hear poetry recommendations from their listeners.

Shonaleeka Kaul, "The Making of Early Kashmir: Landscape and Identity in the Rajatarangini" Shonaleeka Kaul is a cultural historian of early South Asia specializing in working with Sanskrit texts. She is Associate Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and has worked extensively on Sanskrit kavya, a genre of highly aesthetic poetry and prose.

First Sentence Challenge! My name is Hannah. I'm here because I like to read and you're probably here for the same reason. I think we'll get along just fine.

Judging a Book By Its Cover Challenge! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Books I Devoured. Today I'm talking about some books I DEVOURED a.k.a. books I just could not put down! This video contains a paid promotion by Disney Book Group.

We Ran Out of Room for Funko Pops?! - Vlog Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Favorite Jokesters - Top 5 Wednesday Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

BOOK HAUL - April 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

The Swimmer - John Cheever - Literary Roadhouse Ep 99 Discussion Notes: The Swimmer This week we’re replaying an episode from our archive! We picked this story because it’s one of our favorite discussions to date. Find this week's rewind story here: The Swimmer by John Cheever. Next week's story: Saint Bus Driver by J.

Interview with Anissa Gray Autumn and Kendra talk with Anissa Gray about her debut novel The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, which is out now from Berkley Publishing.A special thanks to our sponsor for this week’s episode, The Great Courses Plus!

April At The Moment - Lauren and the Books All the BITS I've been doing in April! Film: The Princess and the Frog TV: Studio 6 on the Sunset Strip Books: A Ladder to the Sky:…

Do I Have That Book? Challenge! My name is Hannah. I'm here because I like to read and you're probably here for the same reason. I think we'll get along just fine.

March Birthday + Book Haul Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Tome Topple Round 8 - The Book Life Hello I'm Sarah-Jane, welcome to my channel! I read a lot of books, drink a lot of tea, have a Slytherin heart and I have a cat called Luna Fluffgood. I mostly read fantasy, but occasionally I like to shake it up and read a contemporary.

Elizabeth-Jane Burnett and Ian Maleney on soil, family and loss - books podcast This week we hear two contrasting approaches to eternal questions of belonging, plus regional differences in literature. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Reading Wrap Up - March 2019 Books mentioned: Bottled Goods by Sophie Van Llewyn Circe by Madeline Miller My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Severance by Ling Ma…

If You Like This, Then You'll Like This! This video includes paid promotion with Disney Book Group. - Check out The Devouring Gray:…

Buying Shout Outs From Book Characters. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Nevernight - Read That Book Challenge Vlog In which I vlog my reading experience of Nevernight, which I was challenged to read by SJ! LIPSTICK: n/a Interested in buying any of these books?

Nevernight - REVIEW In which I discuss my spoiler free thoughts on Nevernight by Jay Kristoff… LIPSTICK: ABH Liquid Lipstick in Crush Interested in buying any of these books?

Book Shopping & Reading - 24 Hour Readathon VLOG PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Thomas A. Wayment, "The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day Saints" Wayment, professor of Classics at Brigham Young University, has done something remarkable — he has retranslated the New Testament.

Ep272: Spring Forward! It's a new season, and that means it's time for a new seasonal theme: Spring Forward! For the next several week, we'll be reading future-looking stories, books, and essays, and talking about literary visions of the future throughout various times in history.

VLOG - Dewey's 24Hour Readathon My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Must Read Spring Book Recommendations!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Best Bookshops In New York - New York Vlog Hi, my name is Rose Mannering. I'm a writer and a Youtuber, who makes videos about books, travel and writing. Have a look at my other travel videos:…

Tome Topple Round 8 - Announcement & TBR Grab your 500+ page tomes and ready yourself for another two week round of Tome Topple! DATES: April 13th - April 26th.

Dealing With Lovecraft's Racism What do you do when an artist whose work you admire also harbors some pretty disgusting views? It should go without saying, but this is one of those big…

Cosy Reading Night Vlog - Lauren and the Books We had such a lovely cosy night, and we hope you did too! Books mentioned: Bingo Love:…

March Wrap Up - 2019 In which I discuss the books I read in March… LIPSTICK: ABH Liquid Lipstick in Crush Interested in buying any of these books? Purchase from The Book…

12k Live Show - HIYAAAAA! Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

19 - 'The Soul of Man under Socialism' by Oscar Wilde This is the free Literary Hangover feed. To support the show and get occasional premium content, become a member at patreon.com/LiteraryHangover Today, joining Matt and Alex is David Griscom of The Michael Brooks Show and sinthome.com.

If You Liked This, Then You'll Like This! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Episode 446 - In Amundsen's Tent Episode 446 - In Amundsen's Tent Listen on Patreon Join us as we take a peek In Amundsen's Tent by John Martin Leahy! Special thanks to our reader, Edward E. French. Listen to a full reading of this story on his YouTube page: Fiction Fantastique! Don't forget to pick up the Merkabah Rider books by.

Spring Cosy Reading Night TBR - Lauren and the Books Tonight is COSY READING NIGHT! 7pm-10pm BST Follow me on twitter and instagram and use #cosyreadingnight Me on twitter: @laurenthebooks Me on…

5 Recent Favourite Books + Quarterly Stats My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Anticipated Releases - April - June 2019 Books mentioned: Things in Jars by Jess Kidd Black Car Burning by Helen Mort The Fire Starters by Jan Carson Island Song by Madeleine Bunting Cygnet by…

Valeria Luiselli: Lost Children Archive Valeria Luiselli's Lost Children Archive tells the story of a family by combining the American road trip subgenre with the Latin American tradition of an inward journey.

Bloom Where You Are Planted - March Unplugged Unboxing Yes I filmed this pre-haircut and then uploaded it several days post haircut and post haircut videos. I'm just a mess like that. Use my promo code…

READING VLOG: Two Fantasy Favs! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Breaking the Mold Gwen and Frank meet a handful of characters who aren't bothered by what other people think. Plus: the pros and cons of reading reviews, the extra voice in translations, and the no-person's-land between picture books and middle-grade fiction.

How to Revise for Your Exams - Study Tips ad PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Exquisite Corpse - T Magazine - Literary Roadhouse Ep 155 Discussion Notes: Exquisite Corpse This week's story: Exquisite Corpse by Zadie Smith, Rebecca Curtis, Mohsin Hamid, R.L. Stine, Rivka Galchen, Nicholson Baker, Anthony Marra, David Baldacci, Elif Batuman, James Patterson, Hanya Yanagihara, Joshua Ferris, Ben Marcus, Jenny Offill, Adelle Waldman Next week's story: Saint Bus Driver by J.

Wrapup - March 2019 - #booktubeSFF March turned out to be filled with wonderment and joy and a few surprises along the way. Join me for some mini-reviews of everything I read last month.

March Writing Vlog - The Book Life Here's my March writing vlog! How are you doing with your writing? Let me know in the comments! Any questions, leave them below and I'll answer them in…

The Biggest Unboxing Book Haul EVER! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

April TBR - No YApril Am I going to be entertained by it for the forseeable future? Oh definitely. Appreciate the content I make? Buy me a coffee:…

Book Haul While Stretching. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Hopeful Books - Starworld BookTube Tour As part of the Starworld BookTube Tour, I'm here to recommend some of my favorite hopeful books, including "Starworld" by Audrey Coulthurst and Paula…

March Wrap Up - 2019 Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Tome Topple Readathon Round 8 - Announcement & TBR In which I announce round 8 of Tome Topple happening April 13th - 26th. Follow @tome_topple for reading sprints! Co-hosts info: Sam…

Ep. 30: Storytelling, Play, Fred Rogers, and the "Taco Book" ft. Barbara Ann We’re honored to have Katie’s sweet friend Barbara Ann on the podcast! She’s a storyteller and play expert, and she shares some fascinating insight into the meaning of interactive play and storytelling for young kids. Whether you're a parent, teacher, or neither, we think you'll be just as entranced by Barbara Ann's thoughts!

March Wrap Up - Lauren and the Books Hurrah for the books I read in March! Booms mentioned: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince on Audible:…

April TBR!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Nina Stibbe and the price of an expert bookseller - books podcast This week we talk comedy with Nina Stibbe and turn to the serious topic of booksellers' pay. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

March Reading Wrap-up - 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Literary Friction - Minisode Three The writer Laura Relyea recently tweeted the question 'What books are automatic red flags for you with people?' and it got over 12,000 likes and 4,100 responses.

Episode 142: Heart Berries This week, Julia, Rider, and Tod discuss Terese Marie Mailhot‘s short and powerful memoir, Heart Berries.

APRIL New Releases + TBR My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Books I Read in March My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Books I Devoured! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Book Haul - Booktuber Meet Up 2019 Books mentioned: Bingo Love by Tee Franklin, Jenn St-Onge and Joy San Moonstruck Volume 1 by Grace Eillis and Shae Beagle We Are Okay by Nina LaCour…

Trying Adult Romance?! - Reading Vlog: March 25-31 Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

March Favourites - Lauren and the Books Things mentioned: The Heart's Invisible Furies:…

Wicked Saints - REVIEW In which I discuss my spoiler free thoughts on Wicked Saints by Emily A Duncan… LIPSTICK: KVD Liquid Lipstick in Witches Interested in buying any of…

Wicked Saints - DISCUSSION In which I discuss my spoiler filled thoughts on Wicked Saints by Emily A Duncan… LIPSTICK: KVD Liquid Lipstick in Witches Interested in buying any of…

Ep 271: R.O. Kwon, The Incendiaries This week we welcome two special guests: Christina Rosso-Schneider and Alexander Schneider, the husband and wife team behind A Novel Idea, a new bookstore in South Philly's East Passyunk neighborhood. When we have guests, we let them pick the book we'll read and discuss, and Christina and Alex picked R.O.

OWLs Readathon TBR - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

March Wrap Up!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Open Book: Taylor Jenkins Reid, Older Characters in Fiction, Baseball books Taylor Jenkins Reid talks about her novel Daisy Jones and The Six. Also we discuss the best older characters in fiction and Reading Clinic suggests books for someone on death row.

My Favorite Found Family Stories Here it is, March's patron-chosen video. Hope you enjoy lots of recommendations for books, tv shows, and movies that feature found families! Appreciate the…

3 Things That Helped Me Finish My Book! Hello Everybody! My name is Sasha and I am a book-o-holic (and proud). I talk about every aspect of reading on my channel from book/movie reviews and tags to sketches and event vlogs! I also love to fangirl so if you need a friend to just freak out about a book or movie with, I got you!

March Book Haul 2019 - #TheDevouringGray This video includes paid promotion with Disney Book Group. You can get your copy of The Devouring Gray here:…

Recent Reads! - #2 I've read some great books recently and I can't wait to discuss them all with you!

Do Booktubers Buy Too Many Books? Let's chat about book buying and how that affects the community! - booktuber thumbnails used - A Clockwork Reader:…

My Birthday Book Haul My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

O.W.Ls Magical Readathon TBR PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Joel Elliot Slotkin, "Sinister Aesthetics: The Appeal of Evil in Early Modern Literature" Why did creative writers in early modern England write so forcefully about the relationship between aesthetics and morality? How did they imagine creative work to reflect religious categories and moral expectations?

April TBR - Lauren and the Books Here are the books I plan to read in April 2019. Books mentored: Crazy Rich Asians:…

Elizabeth McCracken: Bowlaway Her nature oppositional, Elizabeth McCracken’s Bowlaway is a sad, funny, hilarious, and melancholic novel.

Exclusive Cover Reveal for CRIER'S WAR by Nina Varela! Are you excited for a brand new YA fantasy featuring an impossible romance between two girls?? Then you better be ready for CRIER'S WAR by Nina Varela…

PET SEMATARY - Book Review #YearofHorrorBookClub Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

Carnac, France Travel Tips - What to do in Carnac 🇫🇷 Hi, my name is Rose Mannering. I'm a writer and a Youtuber, who makes videos about books, travel and writing. Have a look at my video of snapshots of Carnac…

Carnac, France in 60 Seconds - Travel in France 🇫🇷 Hi, my name is Rose Mannering. I'm a writer and a Youtuber, who makes videos about books, travel and writing. Have a look at my video of Carnac, France…

Reading as a New Parent How on earth can you read when you have a newborn? Stephanie Anderson—a new mom and a professional book selector for NYPL and the Brooklyn Public Library—comes to talk about the shifting habits of a reader with a new baby. Plus: Frank channels Supernanny!

Joseph Vogel, "James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era" By the 1980s, critics and the public alike considered James Baldwin irrelevant. Yet Baldwin remained an important, prolific writer until his death in 1987. Indeed, his work throughout the decade pushed him into new areas, in particular an expanded interest in the social and psychological consequences of popular culture and mass media.

April TBR! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

24 Hour Readathon Vlog! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

March Favorites!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

What I'm Reading Wednesday - 27 March 2019 - #booktubeSFF In which we're living in the upside down and I'm here to talk about grimdark. Things mentioned : A Crown for Cold Silver by Alex Marshall…

Reviewing Movies Watched October-December - Off Topic Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

First Quarter Book Haul - 2019 Here are the books I got within the first three months of the year. Purchases, souvenirs, gifts, and ARCs—oh my! PEOPLE MENTIONED: Saajid…

The Second Bakery Attack - Haruki Murakami - Literary Roadhouse Ep 154 Discussion Notes: The Second Bakery Attack This week's story: The Second Bakery Attack by Haruki Murakami Next week's story: Exquisite Corpse by Zadie Smith, Rebecca Curtis, Mohsin Hamid, R.L.

Nick Cave - And The Ass Saw The Angel BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

Interview with Hollie Fraser and Rosy Kehdi of Books on the Subway Today Kendra and Autumn chat with Hollie Fraser and Rosy Kehdi, the founders of Books on the Subway and hosts of the podcast Ride. Read. Discuss. Over on their podcast, Hollie and Rosy interview Kendra and Autumn about the founding of Reading Women and how things run behind the scenes.

My Favourite Books Shelf - Lauren and the Books Come along with me as I show you through my favourite books shelf! Books mentioned: The Essex Serpent:…

Reacting to your assumptions about me & getting too personal This video kind of felt like a therapy session loll let me know if there are any other assumptions about me! I'm curious! l i n k s and c o d e s: ~ Check out my Book…

Nicola Walker and Sarah Ann Kennedy Nicola Walker and Sarah Ann Kennedy discuss their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.

Book Series I Won't Be Finishing! PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Why is it so hard for white people to talk about racism? - books podcast On this week's show, academic Robin DiAngelo talks about her book White Fragility and Margaret Busby reflects on her new collection of black female writers, New Daughters of Africa. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Kurt Raaflaub, "The Landmark Julius Caesar: The Complete Works" That the Roman leader Gaius Julius Caesar is so well remembered today for his achievements as a general is largely due to his skills as a writer.

Literary Friction - Migration With Valeria Luiselli In a world increasingly dominated by xenophobia and wall-building, this month we wanted to look to the books that cross borders instead. So our theme for this show is migration in literature, from the novels of John Steinbeck to Zadie Smith.

VLOG - #Buzzwordathon Round 3 My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Women's Prize Reviews - 2019 Longlist Books mentioned: Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli Bottled Goods by Sophie Van Llewyn Circe by Madeline Miller My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan…

Book Hauls & Hamilton - Reading Vlog: March 18-24 Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

O.W.L.s Magical Readathon TBR Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Ep 270: Chuck Klosterman, Sex Drugs & Cocoa Puffs Our special 90s season has come to an end, but we're capping it off by reading a book that has been described as "the ultimate 90s project" despite actually being published in the early 2000s.

A Curse So Dark and Lonely Review - The Book Life Let's discuss A Curse So Dark and Lonely - this one really surprised me and I loved it! Zoe's review :…

Book UNHAUL Spring Cleaning! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Siri Hustvedt, Witches in Fiction, British Library's Erotica Collection Siri Hustvedt discusses her new novel Memories of the Future.

How did I rate my 5 star reading predictions? PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Feminist Books You Need To Read. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Do I Have That Book? Challenge! It turns out yes, mostly, I do. Not in a timely fashion!!! Tagged by…

March Lovely Chat - Lauren and the Books I hope you are all having a lovely month so far. Bits mentioned in my video: ME on instagram: @laurenandthebooks ME on Patreon:…

BOOKMARKED - Chapter 21: Favorite Characters Welcome to BOOKMARKED, a weekly discussion liveshow featuring Hailey, Zoë, and Hannah. Join us…

Yiyun Li: Where Reasons End In Yiyun Li’s Where Reasons End, a mother discovers a place where she can talk to her son who committed suicide.

EXCLUSIVE: Damian Barr reads from his novel You Will Be Safe Here. Extract 3 of 3 Damian Barr gives an exclusive reading for Salonistas from his debut novel, You Will Be Safe Here. The book is a powerful and urgent novel of two connected South African stories, exploring how the past influences the present and what choices we have - or not - in influencing our destiny.

Murder & Mayhem - March Owlcrate Unboxing Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Reacting To Weird Reading Habits I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

READING VLOG: I Read Almost 700 Pages!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

All Time Favorite Audiobooks Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

Episode 141: The Girl from the Black Lagoon This week, the Literary Disco trio sit down with Mallory O’Meara to discuss her new book, The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Millicent Patrick, the true story of Disney’s first female animators and the only woman in history to create one of Hollywood’s classic movie monsters.

Spring Has Sprung Book Tag PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

The Gods Are Alright. But the Humans… Greek mythology and contemporary fiction join forces this week! Gwen and Frank read two books that make readers ask, what would you do—or, what should you do?

2019 Spring Book Releases! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

10 Books That Have Spent Too Long on the TBR Shelf - #booktubesff In which I reveal my shame with ten books that I have been meaning to get to FOREVER and yet they somehow remain unread. Books mentioned :…

February Book Haul - 2019 My birthday is this week! If you want to support me at all, here are some easy ways to do that Appreciate the content I make? Buy me a…

Spring TBR - Top 5 Wednesday Spring is upon us, and I seem to be in the mood for a very specific kind of book… Here are some of my top selections for the season! Kathy's IOL…

SFF Books I Want to be Adapted - Booktube SFF Babbles Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Things I LOVE in Books My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

The Skylight Room - O. Henry - Literary Roadhouse Ep 153 Discussion Notes: The Skylight Room This week's story: The Skylight Room by O. Henry Next week's story: The Second Bakery Attack by Haruki Murakami Rated: Clean Gerald, Anais and Andy discuss "The Skylight Room" by O. Henry and did not like it, but had a lot of fun and a lot of laughs in the… The post The Skylight Room - O.

Episode 29: Book to Movie Adaptations, the good the bad and the ugly In today’s episode Mollie and Katie talk about book to movie adaptations - good ones, bad ones, and ones that are yet to be; ones that are better than the book, ones we like better than the critics, and ones that don’t live up to the book at all. They mention SO MANY, and the list is far from exhaustive.

Ep. 62 - Terra Nullius and Her Father's Daughter For our month on on Australian Literature, Kendra and Jaclyn discuss Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman and Her Father’s Daughter by Alice Pung.

Weekend Reading Vlog - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Top 5 Books I Want To Read This Spring!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

5 Mini Book Reviews - Reading Wrap Up March Hi, my name is Rose Mannering. I'm a writer and a booktuber, check out the information below to learn more. Have a look at my last video:…

A Good Read: Martin Rowson and Ayesha Hazarika Harriett Gilbert talks favourite books with the comedian and broadcaster Ayesha Hazarika and the cartoonist-author Martin Rowson. Ayesha chooses a novel from Italy: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante. Martin picks Let's Kill Uncle by Rohan O'Grady, and Harriett's choice is In The Skin of A Lion by Michael Ondaatje.

BYE BYE BOOKS - My Final Unhaul! I totally konmari'd my bookshelves before moving house and this was the outcome! Ill be donating these books to two local…

LIGHTNING ROUND Q&A W/ MICHELLE OBAMA! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Therapy on the couch, plus the London book fair - books podcast On this week's show, we talk to AK Benjamin and Anthony Good about two very different takes on therapy, plus the most exciting books due in the next year. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Bonus Book Haul - March 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing In the information age, knowledge is power. Hence, facilitating the access to knowledge to wider publics empowers citizens and makes societies more democratic. How can publishers and authors contribute to this process? This podcast addresses this issue.

5 Underrated Book Series! A list of five underrated book series you should read! I hope you enjoy! What are some of your favorite underrated book series? books mentioned: - This Savage…

Self care day in nyc. After a tumultuous semester, i decided i needed a day to myself in nyc away from the stress of school and social media! i got some tea, saw a movie and more! i…

Books & Ballet - Reading Vlog: March 11-17 This video is sponsored by TheGreatCoursesPlus.com. All opinions are my own. Signup for your FREE trial to The Great Courses Plus here:…

The Falconer Trilogy Review - The Book Life If you love the Fae, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and a slow burn romance you'll love the Falconer trilogy! This review is spoiler free, but I do talk about the…

Bloodwitch - GUSH In which I discuss my spoiler filled thoughts on Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard… LIPSTICK: ABH Liquid Lipstick in Crush Interested in buying any of these…

Bloodwitch - REVIEW In which I discuss my spoiler free thoughts on Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard… LIPSTICK: ABH Liquid Lipstick in Crush Interested in buying any of these…

Ep 269: Winter of Wayback, Early Online Lit Last week we wrapped up our year-by-year journey through the 90s, but that doesn't mean it's time to stop talking about the decade. This week we're diving back in to look at some early online lit mags, including elimae, Eclectica, Blue Moon Review, and Nerve.

I Tried Booktuber's Reading Routines! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Max Porter, Folk resurgence in literature, Angie Thomas on Hip Hop Max Porter discusses his new novel Lanny.

March At The Moment - Lauren and the Books All the STUFFZ I am currently reading / watching/listening to etc etc Books: Milkman on Audible:…

My Favourite Thriller of 2019?! Books Featured: - My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing - Lies She Told by Cate Holahan.

18 - King Philip's War & 'The Narrative of the Captivity and the Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson' This is the free feed for Literary Hangover. To support the show, become a member at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover On this episode, Alex, Grace, and Matt discuss King Philip's War and the captivity narrative of Mary Rowlandson that resulted from it.

Reacting to Your Assumptions About Me What up, I'm here a week late with a video trend. That sounds about right. It's my birthday in March! Here are some awesome ways you could support me and I…

Books I'm Intimidated By In which I talk about books I'm intimidated by… LIPSTICK: Jeffree Star Liquid Lipstick in Celebrity Skin Interested in buying any of these books? Purchase…

Mid-month Wrap-up - March 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

READING VLOG: The Big Book Edition!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Books I've Read Recently - #19 I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Recent Reads - #1 Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Books I'll Never Read II - Lauren and the Books If you want to get your hands on any of the books I mentioned, then email me at: [email protected] Want to support me and be forever in my heart…

Bookish Scavenger Hunt in TOKYO + Surprise Reveal! Hello Everybody! My name is Sasha and I am a book-o-holic (and proud). I talk about every aspect of reading on my channel from book/movie reviews and tags to sketches and event vlogs! I also love to fangirl so if you need a friend to just freak out about a book or movie with, I got you!

February Wrap Up - The Book Life Here are the books I read in February, including my Faebruary reads! What did you read in February? If you enjoy my content and would like to support me in…

Fantasy Books Chat - Ad Hi, my name is Rose Mannering. I'm a writer and a booktuber, check out the information below to learn more. Have a look at my last video:…

Books I Read In February. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

EXCLUSIVE: Damian Barr reads from his novel You Will Be Safe Here. Extract 2 of 3 Damian Barr gives an exclusive reading for Salonistas from his debut novel, You Will Be Safe Here. The book is a powerful and urgent novel of two connected South African stories, exploring how the past influences the present and what choices we have - or not - in influencing our destiny.

Spring Reading Recommendations - 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

T. Troianowska and A. Polakowska, "Being Poland: A New History of Polish Literature and Culture since 1918" Being Poland: A New History of Polish Literature and Culture since 1918 consists of sixty essays written by authors from all over the world who specialize in Polish literature and culture.

Dance Your Books Off Okay, what's the deal with librarians and musical theater? This week's guest, newly minted children's librarian Kevin Kelley, traces his origin story back to the stage. He also discusses kids' books about the queer experience and offers up a brand-new first for the guessing game.

Marlon James: Black Leopard, Red Wolf: The Dark Star Trilogy Marlon James discusses the endlessly beautiful and brutal world of Black Leopard, Red Wolf, the first novel in The Dark Star Trilogy.

Reading The Highest Rated Books On My Tbr My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

February reading wrap up - 2019 February reading wrap up - 2019 Apologies for the straight up RANT at the beginning of this video Channels mentioned: Madalyn at Novel…

Falling In Love With Reading! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Harry Potter ASMR! I've had people asking me to make ASMR videos since I started my channel, and today I finally made one I also do just want to say that we're in no…

My Friends Force Me Into a Hogwarts House! - Ft. BOOKMARKED Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Making My Boyfriend Read YA: The Wrap Up! A video a year in the making… My BF is wrapping all the books he has read this past year! Check out my instagram:…

Recommending Essential Friendship Stories - Starworld BookTube Tour I'm so excited to finally announce this fabulous Starworld-centered video series from some of your favorite BookTubers! Be sure to follow all these other amazing…

Anticipated Releases: April - Jun 2019 - #booktubesff In which there are shiny new books on the horizon and they're coming straight for us! BooktubeSFF Awards stuff: Goodreads group:…

February Wrap-Up - 2019 I exclusively read from Black authors in the month of February, and now I'm here to share my thoughts! Another amazing reading month in the books ᕕ…

Favorite Slytherin Characters - Top 5 Wednesday Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Interview with T Kira Madden Autumn and Kendra talk with T Kira Madden about her memoir Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, which is out now from Bloomsbury. See a full version of this episode's show notes over on our website.Many thanks to our sponsor for this week’s episode, The Great Courses Plus!

March Book Haul - Lauren and the Books It's my March book haul with a selection of books which have been bought by myself or #gifted from publishers Books mentioned:…

Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist 2019 - Reading Plans I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

You Need To Read Daisy Jones & The Six! My book review for Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid! Featuring most of my thoughts, because I definitely forgot to mention some things loll…

Finding solace in nature, with Luke Turner - books podcast The music journalist and writer takes Claire for a wander through Epping Forest as they discuss his book Out of the Woods. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Break Through The Book Challenge! This video contains a paid promotion with Disney Book Group in celebration of the recent release of Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez, which…

Building & Organizing my TBR Cart! - Reading Vlog: March 4-10 I'm loving being back to vlogs. I hope you enjoy this week's vlog! BOOKS READ THIS WEEK // The Geography of Lost…

Reading VLOG - #FemmeFanTale Readathon PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Unhauling over 100 books & going to the bookstore A vlog in which I unhaul over 100 books, go to the bookstore, and go to a book signing! I hope you enjoy! l i n k s and c o d e s: ▷Check out my Book Outlet…

Making Book Covers Ugly!! Join me on this journey of wrecking some beautiful book covers that don't deserve to be wrecked!! Book Depository Affiliate:…

Top 5 Books I Read This Winter!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Spring Cosy Reading Night Announcement - Lauren and the Books Cosy Reading Night is BACK. And this time is SPRING COSY READING NIGHT. Friday 5 April 2019 1900hrs-2200hrs BST I'll be active on twitter and…

Sorting & Packing Up My Bookshelves! #moving Stay tuned for my unhaul video coming to your screens very soon! BUY ZENITH: Amazon:…

MAKING BOOKISH TIKTOKS l i kinda went viral? I guess i have a tik tok now… @emmmabooks - social media - tw: @emmmabooks ig: @emmmabooks sc: @em-dubz fb:…

Most Anticipated Spring Releases - 2019 In which I discuss the books I'm most excited about in spring of 2019… LIPSTICK: KVD Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Haze II Interested in buying any of these…

Spring TBR - 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

BOOKMARKED - Chapter 20: The Evolution of YA Books Welcome to BOOKMARKED, a weekly discussion liveshow featuring Hailey, Zoë, and Hannah. Join us…

March TBR! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Women's Prize Long List Plans - Lauren and the Books The Women's Prize for Fiction Long List was announced earlier this week and here I talk about the books and my plans for them. Books mentioned: Ghost Wall:…

Making Diy Bookish T-shirts!! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

READING VLOG: Reading My Most Anticipated Book of the Year!! 600+ pages Read I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Favorite Indie Horror Movie Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

March TBR - Lauren and the Books Books that I will be reading in March: The Heart's Invisible Furies:…

Reacting to & Redoing My First Booktube Video My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Reading Wrap Up - February 2019 Books mentioned: Written in Red by Anne Bishop Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop The Reckonings by Lacey M Johnson Call of the Curlew by Elizabeth Brooks…

My Favourites from 2019 So Far PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Top 5 SFF Creatures - #BooktubeSFF Babbles - #Top5Wednesday In which I go my own way and talk about some fantastic beasts and how we did them wrong. BooktubeSFF Awards stuff: Goodreads group:…

Books with Platonic Relationships As requested by you, I've put together a short list of my favorite books that feature prominent platonic relationships! With some bonus commentary on how…

Favorite SFF Creatures - Top 5 Wednesday & Booktube SFF Awards Babbles In which I discuss some of my favorite creatures from Science Fiction and Fantasy… Booktube SFF Awards:…

2018 SIGNED BOOK COLLECTION l part eight. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Read That Book Challenge - The Book Life Read That Book Challenge is a new mini challenge series from myself and Sam from Thoughts on Tomes, where we challenge each other to read a book we've…

Big Book Unboxing & Haul + Accidentally Reading A Sequel - Reader Vlog I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Whimsical Beasts - February Owlcrate Unboxing Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

March TBR!! My wildly ambitious March TBR! This video is sponsored in part by Disney Book Group Learn more about Sal and Gabi Break the Universe here:…

March Tbr - All The Review Copies In March, my goal is to read books I've been sent for review! Let's see how many I can actually get through. Appreciate the content I make? Buy me a coffee:…

February Wrap Up - 2019 In February, I read books exclusively by black authors. I also managed to finish reading a total of 9 books. Here are some mini reviews! Appreciate the content I…

Moby-Dick by Herman Melville REVIEW Book reviews and general discussion on literature, especially focusing on contemporary American fiction and postmodern literature.

BOOK HAUL - March 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

March + Buzzwordathon Tbr My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Reading 116 pages every day for a month My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

March TBR - aka all the readathons! I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

I Have A Problem & I Need Your Help Hello Everybody! My name is Sasha and I am a book-o-holic (and proud). I talk about every aspect of reading on my channel from book/movie reviews and tags to sketches and event vlogs! I also love to fangirl so if you need a friend to just freak out about a book or movie with, I got you!

EPIC Bookstore Book Haul! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

February Wrap Up - 2019 In which I discuss the books I read in February… LIPSTICK: Jeffree Star Liquid Lipstick in Unicorn Blood Interested in buying any of these books? Purchase…

Books I Read in February My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Criminal - Original Song I woke up too soon it still smelled like summer in my room you made me dance, now i can't move but i like it this way when i know who you…

Who Knows Me Better? - Bookish Edition This was such a fun video to film with two of my best Booktube friends Hailey and Zoë ! I'm curious to know how well you all…

February Writing Vlog - The Book Life It's a bit of a long rambly one, but here's my February writing vlog! If you enjoy my content and would like to support me in making more, you can do so via my…

5 Mini Book Reviews - Reading Wrap Up Feb Hi, my name is Rose Mannering. I'm a writer and a booktuber, check out the information below to learn more. Have a look at my last video:…

Wrapup - February 2019 - #booktubesff In which we look at some astonishingly fine books and comics, and I finally catch up to the 21st century.

Women's Prize 2019 - Chat I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

PENPAL - Year of Horror Book Club! Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

A brief history of what she read - 2019 A brief history of what she read - 2019 here's alllll the reading I've been up to corny @ss holiday romance books…

Black Ya Fiction Recommendations #2. Happy #BlackHistoryMonth everyone!! Here are some awesome reads to keep you satiated until next February ;) This video contains a paid promotion with…

Contemporary-a-thon Vlog Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

February Book Haul - 2019 In which I unbox this month's Owlcrate box… More info on Owlcrate: owlcrate.com - Use code TOMES for 10% off your purchase LIPSTICK: Jeffree Star Liquid…

EXPOSING MYSELF l reacting to your assumptions about me. Let's see if your pre-judgements about me have any truth to them… - social media - tw: @emmmabooks ig: @emmmabooks sc: @em-dubz fb:…

January Wrap Up - The Book Life Here's my January wrap up! What did you read in January? Let me know in the comments! If you enjoy my content and would like to support me in making more,…

My TBR Shelf Tour - 2019 Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Manga, Book Shopping, & Good Times - NorCal Travel Vlog I flew to Oakland to hang out with Stephen, and of course we spent an excessive amount of time in book stores. No context, just aesthetics and shenanigans…

Watching Every Oscar-Nominated Movie Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

New Books I Got In February My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

PIECES OF HER - Spoiler-Free Review! Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

Top 7 Book Series I NEED to Read! So many book series, so little time! I hope you enjoy! Let me know what book series you need to read! l i n k s and c o d e s: ▷Check out my Book Outlet Vlogger…

THE RETREAT - My Found Footage Movie! This has been such an amazing project to work on. None of us are film makers or actors but here we are, with a feature-length film of our own creation!

BIG BOOK HAUL - Feb 2019 Hi, my name is Rose Mannering. I'm a writer and a booktuber, check out the information below to learn more. Have a look at my last video:…

Buzzwordathon - Round 3 Announcement My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Book Haul - Midwinter 2019 - Part 2 of 2 Feel free to purchase these books using my Book Depository link to help me make more videos: The Dreamers:…

ARCHENEMIES l Book Review. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Illumicrate Unboxing - Saints & Scars - The Book Life I lost the memory card for a while, but here's my Saints and Scars Illumicrate unboxing! #Saintsandscars #illumicrate If you enjoy my content and would like to…

BOOKMARKED - Chapter 18: Book Covers ft. CommonSpence Welcome to BOOKMARKED, a weekly discussion liveshow featuring Hailey, Zoë, and Hannah. Join us…

First Book Haul of the Year! I hope you enjoy :D A huge thank you to all the publishers who sent me these amazing books! I'm so grateful l i n k s…

Book Haul - Midwinter 2019 - Part 1 of 2 Feel free to purchase these books using my Book Depository link to help me make more videos: The Burning:…

Favorite Fictional Couples. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Reading Wrap Up - January 2019 I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

More Mental Health Book Recommendations. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

After the Eclipse Review & True Crime Discussion I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

Faebruary TBR - The Book Life Here is my super quick #FaebruaryReads TBR, containing the books I plan to pick up for Faebruary. I wasn't able to give the synopsis of each book as I was too…

January Writing - The Book Life Hello I'm Sarah-Jane, welcome to my channel! I read a lot of books, drink a lot of tea, have a Slytherin heart and I have a cat called Luna Fluffgood. I mostly read fantasy, but occasionally I like to shake it up and read a contemporary.

The Chunkiest Books on My TBR Feel free to purchase these books using my Book Depository link to help me make more videos: Middlemarch:…

BooktubeSFF Awards 2019 - Nominations Announcement Hello lovely humans! I'm Elizabeth and I make videos about books in general and the books I love to read in particular. Sometimes it's about whatever I'm reading, sometimes there's discussion and educational stuff, sometimes there are even costumes.